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Integrate public art in Delhi's development plan: Minister
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) As the government envisages to develop Delhi as a world-class city, it is time to make public art an essential component of town planning, Union Minister of State for Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Water sports may expose you to antibiotic-resistant bacteria
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Love to play water sports like surfing or bodyboarding? Beware, you may be three times more likely to swallow antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli or E.coli bacteria in your guts, new research has revealed.
2018-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bullied kids at high risk of anxiety, suicidal behaviour
Toronto, Jan 15 (IANS) Children who faced bullying may be at high risk of developing mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts and anxiety behaviour in their teenage years, a new study shows.
2018-01-15
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'2017 saw more self-drive women travellers than men'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Women have been travelling more than ever in the self-drive mode, overcoming the long-drawn history of systemic prejudice and gender bias, with both inbound and outbound tourism witnessing accelerated growth in this segment, a report released on Monday says.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran lifts ban on Telegram imposed during December protests
Teheran, Jan 14 (IANS) Iran has lifted a ban on instant messaging application Telegram, media reports said on Sunday.
2018-01-14
Category: International, India,Lifestyle/Fashion,Defence/Security,Technology
Book-lovers throng World Book Fair on last day; dull affair, claims publishers
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Bibliophiles of the national capital thronged the 26th New Delhi World Book Fair on its last day on Sunday to grab their favourites at the best deal, even as publishers termed this year's edition rather "dull" in terms of returns.
2018-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
It's a flop show, say regional publishers of World Book Fair
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Amidst the huge rush at the stalls of prominent publishing houses like Penguin and Harper Collins in English or Rajkamal Publications or Ved Prakashan in Hindi at the World Book Fair, regional publishers are battling to pull the crowds to their stalls.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Nagila: A vegan restaurant which oozes warmth and freshness (Foodie Trail - Jerusalem)
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) It's a restaurant that oozes warmth from the moment you step in. Run by a mother and daughter as if it is their home, Nagila offers several innovative vegan delicacies.
2018-01-13
Category: International, Israel,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
'Indian tourists among world's highest-spending globetrotters'
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Indian market is one of the fastest growing in the world with travellers from the country among the worlds highest spenders, says Trust Lin, Director of Taiwan Tourism Board.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brooke Shields to launch apparel, accessories line
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (IANS) American model Brooke Shields is set to develop her own collection of apparel and accessories -- marking her maiden venture into design.
2018-01-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Let that Punjabi suit do the talking this Lohri
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) With the Lohri festival approaching, it's time for all you ladies out there to begin your fashion fiesta. Dont let the chilling weather take away the enthusiasm of the festival. Whether it is an Anarkali or a straight-fit kurta, go out there and have fun.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Always wanted to be performer: Isabelle Kaif
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Isabelle Kaif, who made her acting debut with "Dr. Cabbie" and has now been roped in as the face of cosmetic brand Lakme, joining the likes of Kareena Kapoor Khan, says she always wanted to be a performing artiste.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Why women live longer than men
New York, Jan 10 (IANS) Women are biologically more stronger than men and hence tend to outlive their male counterparts, finds a study challenging the per-conceived notion that the female sex is weaker.
2018-01-10
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Indian designer wins International Woolmark Prize (Lead, Correcting name)
Florence, Jan 10 (IANS) Indian designer Ruchika Sachdeva won the womenswear 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize here by impressing the judges with her unique way of addressing the issue of consumer waste in fashion with traditional techniques of recycling.
2018-01-10
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian designer Ruchika Sachdev wins International Woolmark Prize
Florence, Jan 10 (IANS) Indian designer Ruchika Sachdev won the womenswear 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize here by impressing the judges with her unique way of addressing the issue of consumer waste in fashion with traditional techniques of recycling.
2018-01-10
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Here's what'll tickle your palette in 2018
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) As the New Year is on us, there seems to be an emphasis on back-to-the-basics and healthy gluten-free products. There'll be a resurgence of superfoods, the emergence of a 'Better for You' category of foods and even ingredients like seaweeds. Mixology will take on a whole new complexion.
2018-01-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
The world needs to be told about Sikkim: A.R. Rahman (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who has been named as the first brand ambassador of Sikkim, hopes India becomes more inclusive towards the "fascinating" Northeast, which he feels is a treasure waiting to be explored.
2018-01-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
Touring for work too often can up anxiety, depression risk
New York, Jan 9 (IANS) Do you travel for business assignments for two weeks or more in a month? According to a study, such people are more likely to suffer from symptoms of anxiety and depression and are also likely to smoke, be sedentary and have trouble sleeping.
2018-01-09
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
International Scotch Day to take place on Feb 8
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) International Scotch Day, a global celebration in honour of Scotland's whisky, will take place on February 8 with a series of events to mark the event.
2018-01-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anamika Khanna to close LFW Summer-Resort 2018 edition
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Anamika Khanna has been announced as the grand finale designer of Summer-Resort 2018 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW). The designer, who is known for her rich craftsmanship that blends Indian colours with global contours, is going to reinvent nude with her finale collection.
2018-01-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risk among adolescents
New York, Jan 8 (IANS) Bariatric surgery may minimise the risk of heart diseases in adolescents who went through the procedure, claimed new research.
2018-01-08
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Night shifts may up risk of common cancers in women
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) If you are a woman and have been assigned night shifts at workplace for long, be a little concerned about your health. According to new research, continous shifts at irregular hours may increase the risk of common cancers among women.
2018-01-08
Category: International, China,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Gender-based colours in toys can spur harmful stereotypes
Hong Kong, Jan 7 (IANS) Do you tend to buy only pink toys for your daughter, while keeping the blue toys for your son? Buying gender-based colours for your children can actually reinforce harmful stereotypes leading to real consequences, warns a study.
2018-01-07
Category: International, Hong Kong,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paracetamol in pregnancy may damage your daughter's fertility
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Women who consume paracetamol during pregnancy, widely used to reduce a high fever or relieve pain, may increase the risk of damaging the fertility of their daughters, warns a new study.
2018-01-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shun practice of touching feet: Himachal CM
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur asked party workers and visitors to shun the practice of touching his feet and offering garlands to him.
2018-01-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
Yasmin Karachiwala curates Pilates festival
Pune, Jan 7 (IANS) Celebrity fitness expert Yasmin Karachiwala will be curating a four-day Pilates festival which will give new perspectives, wisdom and a fresh appreciation of the physical fitness system.
2018-01-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Watching crime shows doesn't help conceal crime
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Watching forensic science dramas and crime shows such as Sherlock Holmes or the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation may not give potential criminals the ability to conceal a crime, a study has found.
2018-01-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
Working on mobile devices from home may affect family life
New York, Jan 6 (IANS) Too much office workload? Do not bring it home as it might spoil intimacy with your partner and affect your professional life too, a new study has warned.
2018-01-06
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Thirty minutes of sauna bath may reduce hypertension: Study
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Suffering from hypertension? Taking a sauna bath of 30 minutes may help reduce blood pressure levels, according to a study.
2018-01-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
As things change, much remains the same (Comment: Special to IANS)
As they say, never reinvent the wheel. Well we haven't in millennia. It is ironical that some of the oldest inventions of man have remained unaltered for centuries. In an age where mobile phones, cars and even airplanes get an upgrade every few months, some products and services remain unaltered except for cosmetic changes.
2018-01-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Opinion/Commentary
Girls' camouflage skills may delay autism diagnosis
New York, Jan 5 (IANS) As girls with autism seem to struggle more than boys while performing routine tasks like getting dressed or making small talk, it may delay or prevent autism diagnosis among them, a study has revealed.
2018-01-05
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sleeping less than 8 hours a night can lead to depression
New York, Jan 5 (IANS) Are you in the habit sleeping less than eight hours a night? Beware, you may be at risk of suffering from depression and anxiety, according to a study.
2018-01-05
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Caffeine level in blood may predict Parkinson's disease
Tokyo, Jan 4 (IANS) The way your body metabolises your cup of coffee each morning may determine your chances of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study.
2018-01-04
Category: International, Japan,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Perfectionism among young people rises by over 30%
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The drive to be perfect in body, mind and career among today's college students has increased by more than a third over the past three decades, says a new study.
2018-01-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Baby formula from cow's milk may not up diabetes risk: Study
New York, Jan 3 (IANS) Drinking formula made from cow's milk may not put babies at higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, the first large international trial showed.
2018-01-03
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
A young Indian takes yoga to Afghanistan
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Jan 3 (IANS) A young yoga teacher from Haridwar is quietly making waves in Afghanistan, spreading the ancient Indian science of harmonisation of body, mind and spirit to a rising number of yoga enthusiasts in that country.
2018-01-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Karnataka to host international travel expo in Feb-March
Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) Karnataka would soon be hosting its first international travel expo in order to promote its tourist hotspots to travellers from across the world, state Tourism Minister Priyank Kharge said on Tuesday.
2018-01-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
Faux fur coats, floral footwear: Fashion tips for kids
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Try faux fur coats, velvet and sequined outfits and floral footwear to dress up your little one, suggest experts.
2018-01-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Salman Khan to front ads of edible oil brands
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan will endorse Emami Groups edible oil brands.
2018-01-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jewellery trends for 2018
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) As the seasons continue to transition and people start to switch closets, women are turning to jewellery choices that are way more distinct and personal. Pearls, statement jewellery are some of the trends that will rule this year.
2018-01-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Beauty's definition in a mess in developing countries: Actress Zoya
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Actress Zoya Hussain, a newcomer who plays the female protagonist in the upcoming film "Mukkabaaz", says the definition of beauty in developing countries like India is in a mess.
2017-12-31
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Suffering from cervical cancer? Along with your radiation therapy, start eating blueberries. New research shows consuming blueberry extract while on treatment may have a positive outcome.
2017-12-30
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Raghavendra Rathore's design school to open in August 2018
Jaipur, Dec 30 (IANS) Ace designer Raghavendra Rathore will be opening a design school for aspiring talent here in August 2018.
2017-12-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Education
Head to toe dressing guide for New Year's Eve
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Whether you are gearing up for a girls' night out, a quiet evening or something in between, welcome the New Year in style.
2017-12-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I love to glam up: Jacqueline Fernandez
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says that she prefers to go make up free at least once a week to give a break to her skin. However she loves to glam up too with good quality products.
2017-12-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Isabelle Kaif joins Kareena, Shraddha as face of Lakmé
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Isabelle Kaif, sister of actress Katrina Kaif, has been announced as the new face of cosmetic brand Lakmé. The brand is already endorsed by actresses Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shraddha Kapoor.
2017-12-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Your body's built-in weighing scale may help combat obesity
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Human body consists of an internal body weight sensing system that operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and signalling the brain to reduce food intake, researchers have found.
2017-12-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Why boys are not as emotional as girls
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Boys tend to be callous and display unemotional traits because of difference in brain structure, finds a research.
2017-12-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Childhood lead exposure not linked to adult criminal behaviour'
New York, Dec 27 (IANS) Dispelling previous findings, a new study has said that children exposed to lead at a young age are less likely to be involved in criminal practices later in adulthood.
2017-12-27
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Different varieties of silk to add elegance to winter functions
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Winters are the perfect season to take out your silk sari and wear it as many times as possible. But being a fashionista, you avoid repeating the same outfit at different functions! You can try out some other options too.
2017-12-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion