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Be ready with your binoculars, telescopes to witness the beauty of Partial Lunar Eclipse on July 17

One of the beauties of nature, a partial eclipse of the Moon will occur on July 17 and the last lunar eclipse of 2019 which will be visible in India. The Penumbral eclipse will begin at 12:13 am on July 17and the Partial Eclipse will occur at 1:31 am. The maximum eclipse will take place at 3 am. The partial lunar eclipse will end at 4:30 am. The Penumbral eclipse will end at 5:47 am...

NFAI restores rare footage of the iconic 1948 Marathi film Vande Mataram

The National Film Archive of India - NFAI has acquired rare footage of the iconic 1948 Marathi film Vande Mataram, in which legendary writer and playwright P.L. Deshpande played the lead role along with his wife Sunita Deshpande...

These NASA pictures shows the beauty of our Earth

We have many times NASA sharing pictures which are very unique in themselves. Likewise, these pictures shared by NASA from 250 miles above shows the earth view...

Service to mankind is service to God! Pics, videos exhibit the kind and brave work of ITBP

In Hindi, There is a saying, ‘Manav Seva hi Prabhu Seva Hai’ which means service to mankind is service to God. The biggest example for this is the pictures and video in which Amarnath Yatris are a blessing and saluting the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel for their dedication towards each and every Yatri during their pilgrim. In the last news we saw, ITBP personnel braving shooting stones at a snow slope by placing Shield wall to ensure the safe passage of Amarnath Yatris on Baltal route...

India’s first Elephant Rehabilitation Center is on its way!

The Kerala government is working to set up the country’s first elephant rehabilitation center in Kottoor, an ecotourism village near the state capital Thiruvananthapuram...

Milk, Milk Products consumption may prevent you from Chronic diseases

An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products in different stages of life can help prevent various chronic diseases, including the risk of frailty and sarcopenia, cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome, colon or bladder cancer, and type 2 diabetes, a recent study has revealed, contradicting the dominant literature in the field...

Uzbak Embassy will take you to ‘Virtual Tour of Uzbekistan’!

nder this special project, Uzbak embassy allows visitors to view 3D-pictures of the sights of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva using special equipment. Using a device, a person begins to travel on the streets of Tashkent, to admire the magnificent architecture of the Registan Square, to enjoy the “tour” in Bukhara...

Carefree for own lives but careful for Yatris; ITBP personnel protect Amarnath pilgrims from stones at snow slope

Without caring for their lives, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel are seen facing stones at a snow slope and protecting the pilgrims the wall on Baltal route of holy Amaranth Yatra. ITBP on its Instagram, Twitter account shared video where ITBP personnel braving shooting stones at a snow slope by placing Shield wall to ensure the safe passage of Amarnath Yatris on Baltal route...

And they conquered Tiger Hill…. Bravery in heart, fearless courage running like blood in each soldier’s body gave a blow to Pakistan

And we conquered Tiger hill…..says Indian Army with pride as on this day, 20 decades ago, our Army unfurled the flag of victory on the Tiger hill which gave a blow of loss to Pakistan. Tiger hill was dominating and difficult and became a war symbol in India. It stands majestically among the mountaintops a few kms North of Dras. Conquering the Tiger Hill was not an easy task as it was an extensive feature which extends about 2200 meters from West to East and about 1000 meters north to south...

Uttarakhand to develop Ram- Sita Mata tourist circuit

In order to enhance tourism of the state, it has decided to set up a Ram- Sita Mata tourist circuit. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that Rs 200 crore would be spent on upgrading infrastructure facilities and creating a separate adventure sports directorate in Pauri...

ITBP officer Aparna Kumar conquers highest peak in North America; becomes first civil servant for this achievement

Creating a new record, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Aparna Kumar has become the first civil servant to scale Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America. She got her success in her third attempt, the ITBP officials said...

Taking a dip in sea might be a risk, click here to know why

Taking a dip in the sea can completely change the microbes on your skin for up to a day afterward. A study at the University of California has found that Swimming in the sea alters the skin microbiome and may increase the likelihood of infection. Human skin microbiome plays an important role in immune system function, localized and systemic diseases, and infection. During the study, researchers detected ocean bacteria on all participants after air drying at six and 24 hours post-swim...

Europe raises curtains from its 22 authentic movies in EU Film Festival in Delhi

With a bunch of 22 authentic films, The 24th European Union Film Festival 2019 began in New Delhi on Friday. The festival themed Europe in your City is being organized by the delegation of the European Union and Embassies of EU member states in partnership with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting...

Not all plastics are harmful: Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

This plastic is harmless for the environment. Yes, you got it right. Deakin University textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics. ..

This image rejuvenates the respect towards Navy which works above, on and under surface of oceans

This image is not just an image but a moment to take pride of our Indian Navy which is capable of operating above, on and under the surface of the oceans, efficiently safeguarding our national interests. With a caption ‘Excelling through teamwork’, the Indian Navy has posted a picture on Instagram where the Navy Personnel is standing and forming the logo of Navy...

Changing trends in education! Humanities attract major DU aspirants, BA English tops in admission

As per the latest admission data, Humanities courses attracted the major number of applicants. In this BA English drawn the maximum no. of applications...

Revive the inspiring journey of Anupam Kher; pre order to grab a copy now!

One of the best veteran actors of Bollywood Anupam Kher, announced the release of his autobiography on Saturday. The actor started writing the autobiography at a tender age of 10 years, will share his life with the audience through the book...

Google doodle honours ‘Best Villain’ Amrish Puri on his birthday anniversary

Google honoured renowned Bollywood actor Amrish Puri on his birth anniversary today, on June 22, 2019, with a doodle. Amrish Puri, who is known for his iconic and some of the most memorable roles as a villain in innumerable movies in the Indian cinema, is best remembered for his role as Mogambo in Mr India...

Honouring the one who fills ‘Mid-day Patra’ for 1.76 million children; Akshaya Patra wins BBC award

The world’s largest charity-run school meals project- Akshaya Patra received the BBC World Service Global Champion Award on Thursday at the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol...

Waste to Energy! Indian Railways converting solid waste into Biogas

In order to better manage its wastes, the Railways have established solid waste management plants at many stations throughout the county. Jaipur is the first station to set up a solid waste management system for the disposal of solid wastes in an eco-friendly manner...

Glory of Yoga overseas: 3000 enthusiasts to practice Yoga in Washington

Glory of Yoga is not only bound up to India but overseas too as More than 3000 yoga enthusiasts are expected to observe the International Day of Yoga, for the fifth consecutive year, at the Washington Monument on June 16...

Time to take out umbrellas, raincoats! Monsoon hits Kerala after a delay of one week

After a delay of a week, monsoon hit the Kerala coast today, marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country. India Meteorological Department's Director General-designate Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said Monsoon has made an onset over Kerala today. Several parts of Kerala have started receiving a good amount of rainfall...

Relish the Himachali mountains soon on big screen; all thanks to the first-ever Himachal Pradesh film policy

Soon we’ll see beautiful Himachali Mountains on big screens. All thanks to the first-ever Himachal Pradesh film policy, which seeks to develop the hill state as an important destination for film production...

Noble act of giving! HCL founder Shiv Nadar donates Rs. 15 crores to revamp corporation school

HCL supremo and billionaire tech entrepreneur Shiv Nadar, gave Rs. 15 crore to a simple corporation run school in Madurai...

Try this out! Practice 'Trikonasana' with PM Modi

Insisting the entire nation to dwell in yoga as a form of preventive healthcare, PM Modi taking a step forward in a unique way released a 3D animation video in which is seen performing Yoga. Stressing in the need to incorporate one in having a healthy lifestyle, PM Modi released a new video practising the 'Trikonasana' and urged people to make it a part of the morning routine...

And it's a wrap on the most precious film of Deepika’s career: Chhapaak

It's a wrap for Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak! The actress shared a post on her social media account to update her fans about the film and also confirmed the film's release date. Describing her feelings for the movie in her post, Deepika said that it is "the most precious film" of her career: "And it's a wrap on the most precious film of my career... See you all at the movies! January 10, 2020." In the post, Deepika can be seen celebrating the wrap on the film with the team of Chhapaak. ..

Want gun license in Madhya Pradesh? Then plant trees and take selfie

In Madhya Pradesh, in a unique kind of initiative, the tree will now have to be planted for the license of arms. It has now been started from Gwalior, but it can be implemented in other districts as well...

Follow these instructions to stay safe in heat wave

Prevailing heat wave conditions are over parts of the country can cause adverse effects on human health. Keeping this in mind, a health advisory has been issued for people to stay safe during the heat wave. At present, heat wave conditions are prevailing over East U.P, West Rajasthan, Vidarbha, West Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, East Rajasthan, West U.P and East M.P...

Turning pages of history to 1953; Evoking journey of Hillary and Norgay, first people to conquer Mt Everest

While some are heading to conquer the highest peak, Mount Everest, these two gems had already set an example of ‘never give up’. Turning pages of history, in memory of the first summit of the Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953, the world is celebrating Mount Everest Day today. ..

IMD says Lack of cross-equatorial flow hinders progress of monsoon

The India Meteorological Department today said, unfavourable cross-equatorial flow over the Arabian Sea that aids in the progress of the monsoon is one of the reasons for its delay. It said, monsoon reached the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on 18th May but it is yet to cover the entire region...

Miss World Manushi Chillar to make her debut with Akshay Kumar

Miss World 2017 winner Manushi Chillar will reportedly make her film debut opposite Akshay Kumar in a biopic on Prithviraj Chauhan’s life directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj Films...

Strengthening its commitment to plastic waste management, Nestle runs ‘ Plastic Express’ in Doon Valley

In order to make Doon valley eco-friendly and plastic pollution free, Nestlé India in collaboration with Gati Foundation, a Dehradun based environmental action and advocacy group launched a project in Dehradun and Mussoorie for effectively managing post-consumer plastic waste...

Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann duo to shine in Shoojit Sircar's Film Gulabo Sitabo

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actor Ayushmann Khurrana duo will come together on the big screen for the first time in filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's upcoming film Gulabo Sitabo. The family comedy, set in Lucknow, will release in November 2019...

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found

Hong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after African swine fever (ASF) was detected in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with China. This was the first case of the disease in the densely populated financial hub...

Google doodle celebrates work of Lucy Wills, a pioneering prenatal researcher on her 131st birthday

Today, all the pregnant women should thank one lady for their healthy babies and a healthy pregnancy. Yes.. because today world is celebrating Lucy Will’s 131st Birthday...

Caution! Mother Nature is at risk…A third of Himalayan ice will be gone by 2100

At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast glaciers make the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region - which is home to the world's highest peaks topped by Mount Everest and K2 - a "third pole" behind Antarctica and the Arctic region, they said...

Tapping clipboard, Akshay Kumar starrer 'Sooryavanshi' begins shooting

The makers of the film 'Sooryavanshi,' starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, have finally started shooting of the film today. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted a picture of the actors from the "Cop Universe" of Rohit Shetty and wrote, "Rohit Shetty's cop universe... Ajay Devgn [Singham], Ranveer Singh [Simmba] and Akshay Kumar [Sooryavanshi]... Incidentally, Rohit commences filming Sooryavanshi today."..

Just 16-minute sleep loss may put your job at risk; click to know how

A study, published in the journal Sleep Health, found that reducing your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance. The researchers from the University of South Florida in the US found workers are more likely to have poor judgement and fall off-task the next day...

Tribute to uniqueness & diversity: Let's know special facts about our mother earth on World Earth Day

Earth is our home, our hope and everything for us. Today is a day to celebrate and remember the sacrifices of our mother Earth. Yes….today is World Earth Day!..

Late night dinner and no breakfast makes a deadly combination

New research has found that skipping breakfast and having dinner late is the worst eating habit and can lead to the worst outcomes after a heart attack. According to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, people with these two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack, or angina (chest pain) within 30 days of being discharged from hospital following the treatment for a heart ailment...

Bollywood Buzzer: Vicky Kaushal's next to be action-based superhero film

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal's next untitled film with director Aditya Dhar, and producer Ronnie Screwvala "will be an action-based superhero film, set in modern times," announced film critic Taran Adarsh today...

Happiness at your doorsteps now..! Book PVR movie tickets using e-gifting ecosystem by GyFTR

PVR Cinemas, the largest and the most premium film exhibition chain in India, has moved up making a team with GyFTR (Vouchagram), country’s leading online-to-offline peer to peer gifting platform, to power its e-gift vouchers. The brand will now feature their e-gift vouchers on the GyFTR platform, which will be available for purchase in the following values of Rs 100, 250, 500 and Rs 1000. ..

First Siddha Multi-specialty clinic “Manushyaa Blossom” opened in Chennai

The first Manushya Blossom Multi-Speciality Siddha Clinic was inaugurated in Chennai on March 22 by the former autistic children who were cured by the Siddha medicine...

Google Doodle spreading the love on next level, Google’s first ever AI doodle celebrates German Composer Johann Bach

Google Doodle is always surprising. Whenever we opened Google to start our daily work, the Google doodle with Day special surprises us...

Leaving no one behind, let’s Rock our Mismatched Socks on the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day..!

With the agenda of ‘Leave no one behind’, the world is celebrating all people with Down syndrome today to have opportunities to live fulfilling lives, included on a full and equal basis with others, in all aspects of society...

Google celebrates ‘Holi’ with a colorful doodle of ‘Spring Equinox’

Google doodles are always a hot topic in netizens. Google conveys messages by simple but beautiful doodles. Today’s Google celebrates the March 20 as the beginning of Spring season with cute little earth which has small pink flower blossoming as doodle ‘Spring Equinox’...

Celebrating day which became the dam of knowledge of many; Google doodle celebrates World Wide Web’s 30th birthday

Celebrating the day which became the lifeline of many, on the 30th anniversary of the birth of the World Wide Web, Google is celebrating it with a doodle that is a reminder of how things were like in its early years...

#MahaShivratri: Celebration of self-restraint, honesty and forgiveness, celebration of the Great Night of Lord Shiva..!

Since the break of dawn today, many devotees are seen queuing outside temples to worship “destroyer of evil” Lord Shiva, celebrating ‘the Great Night of Shiva’ or more commonly known as ‘Maha Shivratri’ all across India today...

Peek a boo! Look how Accidental Prime Minister who could not speak for 20 sec gets ready in no time

The 20-second video gives a sneak peek of his look - from the beard, turban to the outfit. "Making of Dr Manmohan Singh," Anupam Kher wrote. The entire process used to take two hours on each day of the shoot. In the same post, the 63-year-old actor expressed his gratitude to the team who worked for him. "Thank you. I couldn't have done this without you," Anupam Kher added...

And today’s topic is..World Radio Day! Tune in to your radios in celebrating the theme of “Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace”

Remember the days when there was no Alexa, Netflix or Twitter? Well, the millenials and Gen Zs might not remember, but the only form of digital entertainment and information for Generation X was “Radio” back then. To remind everyone of the simpler times and the power that ‘Radio’ brought in the days, we are celebrating “8th World Radio Day” today on February 13...

Hurry! Book your tickets fast; SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air India are offering discount on flight rates

Amid high competition in the country's civil aviation sector, airlines have come up with a host of discount offers to attract passengers. Currently, budget carrier SpiceJet is offering domestic and international flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 899 and Rs. 3,699, respectively. IndiGo, the country's largest airline by market share, is also offering domestic flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 899 in a special sale. State-run carrier Air India is offering flight ..

Young and full of fire..! Meet India’s top 30 Under 30

Generally it is said that age is not a variable when you are achieving something but, when you are achieving something extraordinary at a fascinatingly young age, you ought to be recognised right? To acknowledge this young force in India, ‘Forbes India’ has published its sixth edition of ‘30 under 30’...

Roars on the court, Grace on the runway: Saina Nehwal at Lakme Fashion Week

One of India’s leading sports personalities, Badminton player, Saina Nehwal featured in Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort runway looking all ravishing and full of grace. Talking on the occasion, she also expressed her excitement about her biopic “Saina” that will be seen on the screens shortly...

Everybody can be the hero of this story! Let’s take the pledge “I Am and I Will” this Cancer Day!

“Whoever you are, you have the power to reduce the impact of cancer for yourself, the people you love and for the world. It’s time to make a personal commitment”, it’s the warmth of this year’s International Cancer Day...

Hug your pillows and sleep before time or get prone to Alzheimer’s

Considered as one of the most common causes of concern in the world of health and nutrition, sleep deprivation is increasing the risk of Alzheimer’s. The older adults who have been facing problem with their sleep cycle and quality of sleep may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer's. Researchers also pointed that good sleep habits were very crucial to support brain health. ..

Brief moment of Happiness can lead to even long-lasting effects: New study for substance addiction treatment

In a rare attempt of research in the field of positive psychology, researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Recovery Research Institute published a study that tests whether positive psychology exercises boost happiness in persons recovering from substance addiction...

This library loans out ties and bags for people going to job interviews

For a young person, trying to get a job is nerve-wracking enough, without having to worry about whether you look the part...

Turning heads with amazement, ‘Sone ki Chidiya’ Khadi becomes a major hit at Lakme Fashion Week

Setting the ramp ready for the ultimate showdown, displaying Khadi on the Lakme Fashion Week ramp will definitely change the perception of common man of the fabric being stereotyped for a particular class. For the first time the Khadi and Village Industries Comission has collaborated with Lakme Fashion Week in their 14th edition of Sustainable Fashion Day on Kadhi and Sustainable Development...

With 800 m internet users, China becomes world’s biggest online community

China has the distinction of becoming world’s largest online community. The country has 800 million internet users who made it achieve this distinction. ..

Don't be the rule; be the exception… As rule chains mind, exception frees mind

Sanjeev Kapoor..

Within yourself, you must come to a total sense of acceptance of everything

Sadhguru..

Drug menace taking a heavy toll on modern society

Drugs with various combinations and names have penetrated so deeply into our society that the Government agencies and its police forces are practically caught between the devil and the deep sea. ..

Health care spending outpaces inflation in 11 Asian countries

Confronted with increasing aging population and emphasis on providing better health care, the spending on medical care in Asian countries has surpassed the figures of inflation. The upward trend of spending on health care facilities and treatment for the last seven years outpaced the inflation by a wide margin in as much as 11 Asian countries, a recent study showed...

Failure is the best teacher because continuous success stops growth but failure fires your soul

Anukreethy Vas..

Arunachal Pradesh VKVs celebrate International Day of Yoga

The International Day of Yoga (IDY) was celebrated with great zest and vigour in various schools run by the Vivekananda Kendra in Arunachal Pradesh in which students and teachers and other persons participated...

Jhatpat yogi! Rejuvenate yourself this #InternationalYogaDay with quick asanas at home and workplace

Bend it like a yogi! The world sees the beauty of performing yoga and being fit and staying fit. Making it a daily activity, the essence of yoga has been swaying all over the world and it is seen as a daily exercise done by all. Have you performed your yoga asanas? If not, don’t worry! Here are some tips and suggestions for you to perform yoga while you are busy with your work, school or any other important activity...

WHO report all praise for Prime Minister’s Ujjwala Yojana

Close on the completion of 100 percent electrification of the country by taking electricity to all the 18500 remote villages well before the target deadline, the Narendra Modi government has received praise for its flagship initiative of taking LPG to BPL people with an objective to provide a cover to women and children from smoke...

These cakes are special! Luscious ‘Cakesicles’ in Bengaluru are edible art

Pastries, chocolates, hot fudge cakes, candies …etc are favourites of everyone! What if you get to eat cakesicles? What is it? New desert – a combination of cake and popsicle. A luscious combination of cake and popsicles, cakesicles seem to be the latest food trend...

Deck up yourself with ethnic touch, Tribal India portal exhibits fashion with traditionalism

Covering a niche bracket of masses, the department of tribal affairs has brought in a new arena for exhibiting their products. With the launch of the new 'e-Tribes:Tribes India', Tribal Affairs Minister Juan Oram launched the website with an initiative for digital commerce at Tribes India outlet at Mahadev Road. ..

Celebrities must speak up to bring social change

Deepika Padukone..

Addicted to your smartphones? If yes, it could be because of anxiety, depression

Addiction to anything can be dangerous. Living in an era which is completely surrounded by people suffering from anxiety and depression becomes difficult at times. Some research suggests that addiction to smartphones can lead you to depression or anxiety...

Death of Sridevi and crazy media

The State honor to Bollywood stars may take a vulgar turn -- obscenity and promiscuity may have the last laugh...

65% Indians think smartphones are their besties: Study

A new study by Motorola and Harvard University revealed that a whopping 65% people in India consider smartphones as their best friends. The study was issued by Ipsos, an independent global market, and opinion research company...

Moment of rejoice for Khadi lovers, Khadi products to be made available in Mumbai Market

Moment of joy and contentment for all the Khadi lovers in the city. Khadi lovers can now buy Khadi products from the newly opened ‘Khadi Korner’ at Apna Bazaar at Charkop, Mumbai Suburban. An agreement was signed between the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and Apna Bazar. The objective was to promote Khadi and make it available to everyone and Apna Bazaar was the best option was this decision. ..

Valentine's craze without permanent love is a farce

Perhaps something nastily vulgar phenomenon and environment overcharged with blatant sexualization and objectification are invariably preventing the flower of love to remain in eternal bloom. Needless to say, “sexuality” has been so heavily demonstrated and abused now than ever before...

India unveils yet another Art Summit showcasing modern and contemporary talent

India gears up for yet another festival that is the India Art Fair which was previously known as India Art Summit. Basically it is an annual Indian modern and contemporary art fair held in New Delhi. The fair includes paintings, sculptures, photography, mixed media, prints, drawings and video art. The Art Fair begins from tomorrow, 10th February till 12th February...

Wanna get clicked in darkest light? Panasonic India launches world’s 1st high precision video camera

Nowadays every one of us loves clicking pictures! Panasonic India launches LUMIX GH5S-World’s first high precision cinema 4K recording camera which is specifically designed for low light scenarios...

Maharashtra launches Cancer Awareness Fortnight from today

A ‘Statewide Cancer Awareness Fortnight’ will begin on February 4 all over Maharashtra co-inciding the World Cancer Day. Cancer detection camps will be organized during this period. A cancer examination centre is set up in General Hospital in Malad-Malvani area where patients will be examined there from tomorrow, official sources said...

Don’t ignore frequent headaches! It might point to severe brain diseases

London, February 1: Headaches are very common in everyday life. We usually ignore it or take pain killers to suppress but if we little did know that headaches can be killer like other severe diseases. According to new research conducted by a primary care physician Dr. Michael Munger, frequent headaches can lead to severe brain diseases. We usually see headaches as a side-effect of stressful day or cold and cough. Paracetamol becomes our savior in these cases. But peeps, this is not as simple as you ..

Visual treat of joy and happiness, Bandra slums get a makeover

Renovating houses is a common phenomenon but renovating slums is something unusual and inspiring. Such inspiring initiative to transform the look of the slums in Kadeshwari, Bandra was taken up by a Non-Government Organisation called as Misaal Mumbai. BJP MP Poonam Mahajan took great efforts in supporting this noble cause and providing the people of slum and others a visual treat...

Brain plays major role for high carbs cravings: Japanese study

Whenever we feel stressed we crave for carbs more. Don’t blame yourself for gobbling two pizzas during stress, rather blame your brain. A Japanese study has demonstrated how the brain plays a role in the preference for carbohydrates or fats...

New delight for chocolate lovers: Nestle launches world’s first Ruby chocolate with Pink hue

Chocolate color? We are so acquainted with the brown color of chocolate that we even term it sometimes as Chocolate color. Bur it’s time to move on. Nestle has unveiled a new chocolate which is pink in color, the first ruby chocolate of world. ..

Hug your bed tight! Sleep longer to achieve healthier diet

Do you want to lose weight but sugar cravings never leave you? Don’t worry, take a long sleep. Just this simple lifestyle change can reduce sugar intake leading to a healthier diet. A recent King’s College London Study has found this. The study found adults who are taking longer sleep are more avoiding sugary foods and opting for better nutritional choices...

People find marriage more satisfying and fulfilling: Study

This might give you a reason to celebrate love and even get married or get into a relationship at least because a new study has found that married people face less psychological stress than unmarried individuals...

Singing in groups helps to boost mental health: Study

A recent study has stated that singing in groups will surely help you to improve mental health conditions like anxiety and depression as it indicates the state of well-being. Researchers in the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England have found that people who took active participation in group singing have improved their mental illness. This could be a 'life saver' for the people who are suffering from mental health problems...

Look up and feel the dream; A Western Japanese prefecture is taking measures to conserve starry nights

Lying under a starry sky and gazing at that unknown dark space seems like a dream or something happens in films only. Do we not have a starry sky? We have but the over-urbanization and all artificial lights have taken away the charm. A place in western Japan has altogether a scheme to attract tourists by promoting starry nights. Now, the Japanese prefecture has banned the use of searchlights and laser beams in principle...

Sleep Well: Disturbed sleep is more deadly than lack of sleep

Waking up several times during the night makes you short-tempered and depressed, making it more dangerous than not having enough sleep. It affects memory, concentration, making tough to negotiate social situations and the ability to deal with the world...

Reminiscing history in the realm of light and sound: Eco Park Kolkata hosts such one of its kind show

History is always enchanting as it takes us back to our root. But boring history classes repels almost all students from the subject. But is history that much boring, really? What if it comes to a light and sound show? Yes, an urban park in Kolkata is hosting such a show which will reveal Bengal’s history in 45 minutes...

Coordination must between science and spirituality: Dr Krishna Gopal

Addressing the inaugural session of three-day ‘Yuva Vimarsha’ at Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) here on November 2 Dr Krishna Gopal, Joint General Secretary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) stressed on the need of coordination between science and spirituality in the modern civilization...

Retired Danish teacher receives spiritual initiation in Hindu Dharma in Varanasi

Per Kronborg Grevsen, a retired teacher from Denmark embraced Hindu Dharma at a religious function held in Varanasi on Tuesday...

Non-veg consumers posing existential threat to biodiversity, warns WWF

Non-vegetarian diet consumption is destroying world’s valuable and vulnerable regions, as vast amount of land is needed to produce animal food, according to a report...

Celebrate Motherhood with ‘Breastmilk Jewellery’ as it makes special for Mommy-Child to cherish their bond

How you define the bond between ‘Mom’ and ‘Child’? Special? Immortal? Selfless? And the list goes on! There is this good soul, named Preethi Vijay who creatively makes jewellery from ‘breast milk’. Yes jewellery transformed from breast milk are already making rounds in the markets...

Integral humanism is basic mantra behind all joys of life

Shivraj Singh Chouhan..

Raising social issues in films is not propaganda

Akshay Kumar..

Struggling with sleep deprivation during office hours? Check out the nap cafes across the world

Ever heard of ‘nap cafés’? Well, they do exist. Nap café is a place where a jet-lagged traveler is welcome to take a power nap in the middle of the day. From Tokyo to London, lists of cities have embraced the idea of ‘nap cafes’. One of the newest additions is Madrid, which saw the opening of Spain’s first sleep café earlier this summer, called Siesta & Go. ..

Tired of road traffic? Try swimming to work like Benjamin David

The world has become so advanced. Majority of us possess a mode of transportation like a car or a bike to go to work. With so much rush on roads, the rate of traffic is booming higher and higher these days. A smart man named Benjamin David from Munich, Germany in a rare case travels to office by swimming 2 km in the Isar river to cut the traffic on roads. How brilliant is that!..

Baghdad cheers as it gets its First 'Miss Iraq' after 28 years

Amidst war in Iraq between Islamic State terrorist organization and US-led security forces, Baghdad gets a ray of positivity and cheerful moments after the country gets its first Miss Iraq on Saturday. However, it is the first time after 28 years when Baghdad gets its first Miss Iraq in an alcohol-free and no swimwear contest...

MHI honours social workers with Samarasta Awards

The coveted “Balasaheb Deoras Samarasta Award” was conferred on Kusumtai Gople from Matang Samaj, Ashok Kamble from Bouddh Samaj and Lalu Kunchikorve representing Kunchikorve samaj at an impressive function organised by My Home India (MHI) here on Thursday...

Humanity restored as Taiwan becomes 1st country in Asia to ban consumption of cat and dog meat

Eating dog or cat meat is a traditional custom in Chinese culture. Taiwan had banned eating cat and dog meat passed landmark animal protection laws imposing fines for the consumption of dog and cat meat as well as jail term for those who kill and torture animals. This is the first country in Asia to ban the consumption of cat and dog meat...

Teenagers are more close to their pets than siblings

Pets are common but their importance to children and early adolescents has received scant empirical attention. Researchers from the University of Cambridge find that teenagers, especially girls, get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than their brothers or sisters. The findings, published in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, indicate that boys and girls were equally satisfied with their pets, but girls reported more disclosure, companionship and conflict with their ..