US state legislature lifts yoga ban but says no to namaste

The bill also aims to anglicise the 5000-year old practice and states that all the postures, exercises and stretching techniques will have only have English names. More than 6 years…

Corona Outbreak – Indian scientist in Australia SS Vasan brings world closer to finding a vaccine even as toll in China increases

MELBOURNE: In a major breakthrough for global pre-clinical response to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak, a team led by an overseas citizen of India has grown the first batch of…

Corona: New Virus from China – Everything you need to know about this deadly infection; 25 Indians trapped in epicenter Wuhan, China

A newly identified coronavirus has been spreading in China, and has now reached several other countries. As the number of confirmed cases and deaths continue to rise, health officials are…

Hemp Oil Can Help Relieve Chronic Pain

NEW DELHI: Hemp oil is extracted from the plant called "Cannabis Sativa". Despite the fact that it is a similar plant from which marijuana (hemp's infamous cousin), people have finally started realizing its benefits. The difference between the two is especially crucial for those who want to keep any mind-altering substances at bay; on that note, it is important to note that hemp is the non-mind-altering version of the cannabis plant.

Stress in early life extends lifespan in worms: Study

Washington: Some stress at a young age may actually lead to a longer life, according to a study conducted in worms. Researchers at the University of Michigan in the US…

Rest can reduce PTSD symptoms: Study

London: A period of rest following a traumatic event could reduced the subsequent development of involuntary ‘memory intrusions’, one of the hallmark symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new…

More Indians prefer physical well being over mental: Survey

New Delhi: A majority of Indians, at 75 per cent, are preoccupied about their physical wellbeing, over mental wellbeing at 62 per cent, a survey by global market reseach agency…

Butterscotch spiked whisky say cheers to good life

The overtly masculine image of amber liquid sloshing gently on rocks of ice as gentlemen hold their glasses and clouds of cigar smoke swirl around is changing rapidly with whisky brands tapping into a diverse customer base and experimenting with flavors as diverse as coffee and tea.

Indian Railways: Luxury Trains You Don’t Know About

There’s something unusual about a train ride. You don’t have the aches of driving a car, nor do you have to stress about some of the disadvantages of flying: like…

Exploring the Exotic Darjeeling

Nightlife in Darjeeling starts early and ends early; so, at the very start, let me say that if you are thinking of spending time beyond 10 pm, it might not…

5 railway bridges in India that you must visit

The Indian Railways is a fascinating network that connects the length and breadth of the country. The lifeline of India, it has some interesting routes and trails throughout the country.…

5 diseases you can catch in the swimming pool

01.Love swimming? You need to read this Swimming is not just a great way to get respite from the scorching summers but it also makes for a great aquatic workout.…

You need to see how Mouni Roy looks like with curly hair

As an actress, Mouni Roy has to experiment a lot with her hairstyle. From super long hair to ditching her black locks, we have seen her many looks. But the…

Why women gain weight after pregnancy decoded

Ladies, take note! A steady weight gain even after pregnancy may be a result of your lifestyle choices, such as eating your child’s leftovers and spending more time in sedentary…

Yoga may help combat depression: study

Participating in yoga and deep breathing classes twice a week along with home practice may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study claims. The findings provide support for…

Autism: Separating myths from reality

Vaibhav (name changed) sits on the sofa, walks to the door and flops back to the couch. The drill continues as he mumbles to himself. The mannerisms of Vaibhav (35),…

Tomato extracts can fight stomach cancer: study

Tomato extracts can inhibit the growth and malignant cloning of stomach cancer cells, according to a new study that paves the way for novel therapies to treat the deadly disease.…

New potential breast cancer drug identified

Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies. The first-in-class molecule shuts…

Get glowing… inside out

Real beauty is skin deep. And if the trend of mindful beauty is to be believed, the beauty world is finally getting on-board. After all, how do you explain the…

Acupuncture for hair loss: How does it help?

There is probably nothing more frustrating than witnessing the gradual thinning of your crowning glory, while you stand there helplessly, taking out the strands of your hair stuck in the…