80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat
80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat


80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat: And you thought diabetes is a ‘heavy’ issue! A short documentary, titled ‘The New Face of Diabetes,’ produced by the Science Communication Lab and published in partnership with Slate, points out that most diabetic patients in the West are obese, but in India, they’re

Rekha felicitates Asha Bhosle with Yash Chopra Memorial Award

Rekha felicitates Asha Bhosle with Yash Chopra Memorial Award. It was an emotional and heart-warming moment when veteran actress Rekha bowed down to touch Asha Bhosle’s feet as the legendary singer was feted with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award here. Both the divas — dressed in gold saris — lit up the stage with their

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

Common BP drug may prevent Type 1 diabetes: A drug commonly used drug to control high blood pressure may be also effective in preventing the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 per cent of those at risk, researchers say.The drug, methyldopa, has been used for over 50 years to treat high blood pressure

Robert Pattinson finds #MeToo movement amazing Robert Pattinson finds #MeToo movement amazing

Robert Pattinson finds #MeToo movement amazing. Actor Robert Pattinson says it is amazing to see the impact of the #MeToo movement. Pattinson touched on the impact of the movement while discussing his in-competition film David Zellner and Nathan Zellner’s comic Western “Damsel” ahead of its premiere at the Berlinale on Friday, reports variety.com.  Pattinson said:

I don’t read comments on social media: Arijit Singh

I don’t read comments on social media: Arijit Singh.  To say Arijit Singh has become the voice of every on-screen lover in the modern cinema, will not be a hyperbole. He became an overnight sensation after his ‘Aashiqui 2’ album came out in 2013. His ‘Tum Hi Ho’ became an anthem of every romantic in the nation.

Maternal deficiency of Vitamin D may up childhood obesity risk
Maternal deficiency of Vitamin D may up childhood obesity risk

Maternal deficiency of Vitamin D may up childhood obesity risk: Babies born to women who suffered from Vitamin D deficiency during their pregnancy are more likely to develop obesity in childhood as well as in adulthood, a study has found.Children born to mothers with very low Vitamin D levels during their first trimester are likely to

Being a homemaker comes first on my list: Shilpa Shetty

Being a homemaker comes first on my list: Shilpa Shetty. Actress-entrepreneur and author Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who has launched her second book “The Diary of a Domestic Diva”, says being a homemaker is her top priority. “People may assume that I have it easy because I have plenty of help. On the contrary, being a

Tiger Shroff makes entry into active lifestyle business

Tiger Shroff makes entry into active lifestyle business. Actor Tiger Shroff has forayed into the active lifestyle business space with the brand PROWL. The brand is jointly created and owned by Tiger and Mojostar. This is the first brand launch, for Mojostar, which is creating a house of lifestyle brands with celebrities, read a statement.

Mask your skin hassles in winter
Mask your skin hassles in winter

Winter skin mask:  Look for ingredients like avocado, olive oil and seaweed while shopping for face masks for winter to mask away the skin problems, say experts.Shaivya Gupta, Research and Development Manager at Organic Harvest, and Shikhee Agrawal, Head – Training, The Body Shop India, list down the type of winter skin mask.* Avocado: An avocado, given its Omega-3 content

New York Fashion Week: Return of jewels
New York Fashion Week: Return of jewels

Seems like, jewels have made a comeback in the fashion world, New York Fashion Week has seen to it.The ramp at the Fashion Week was splashed with crystals and gemstones. Two of the renowned designers presented their new collection of shoes loaded with jewels. One of the designers, Jason Wu, has proven that sparkle never goes

SRK’s ‘limited floatation’ thank on reaching 33m Twitter followers

SRK’s ‘limited floatation’ thank on reaching 33m Twitter followers. Seems like Shah Rukh Khan reached yet another milestone! The Badshah of Bollywood took to Twitter to share his happiness over reaching 33 million followers on the micro-blogging site. Thanking all his followers, the __-year-old actor shared a one-minute video message and wrote alongside, “This didn’t

First Look: Kia Rio Hatchback

First Look: Kia Rio Hatchback.  Kia revealed a total of 17 cars, including the SP concept, at the Auto Expo 2018. The South Korean carmaker is set to begin its sales operation in India by 2020 and we expect the Rio to be introduced around the same time. The hatchback is based on the Hyundai-Kia

Dress right for Valentines Day date
Dress right for Valentines Day date

Dress right for Valentines Day date: Opt for a little red dress or go for a flirty mini skirt and pair it with classic winged eyes and pink blush to woo your date for Valentine’s Day, say experts.Here are some tips by celebrity stylist Minisha Mendonza and make-up artist Gayetri Chakravarthy to be Valentines Day date.*

This protein can up survival during flu
This protein can up survival during flu

Protein survival flu: A specific protein can help reduce inflammation and improve immunity for survival during the flu, a recent study has found. The Penn State-research studied the survival and lung function of mice with influenza in the lab and found that GM-CSF – a protein that modifies the immune response to the flu, may also

How to layer perfume to create signature scent
How to layer perfume to create signature scent

How to layer perfume to create signature scent: Wearing just one perfume can be boring. Mix and match scents to form your own signature scent. Ritika Jatin Ahuja, Chief Operating Officer, Big Boy Toyz, and Shikhee Agrawal, Head of Training, The Body Shop India, suggest how:   * You may start with lighter perfumes on clothes and

Kim K’s 4-yr-old has a personalised handbag worth 1,095 pounds

Kim K’s 4-yr-old has a personalised handbag worth 1,095 pounds. Kim Kardashian West’s four-year-old daughter North West owns a personalised Goyard handbag that costs about 1,095 pounds (approx Rs 98,175). The little one was seen being escorted by a minder through LA, where she carried a plush toy and her minder carried the personalised Goyard

Ducati Panigale V4 Launched In India

Ducati Panigale V4 Launched In India. The new flagship Panigale will be the first motorcycle in the company’s portfolio to trade in the iconic L-Twin setup for a V4 one After much anticipation, Ducati India has launched the bonkers new Panigale V4 and V4 S in the country. Offered in two different variants, the Panigale

Honda Navi Customania Concludes

Honda Navi Customania Concludes. The winners of the competition will get an exclusive chance to showcase their customised Honda Navi at Auto Expo 2018  The Honda Navi Customania grand finale concluded amongst huge fanfare in New Delhi on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Dhananjay Parihar from Indore won the grand prize of Rs 2 lakh, while

Porsche Celebrates 70 Years Of Fascination

Porsche Celebrates 70 Years Of Fascination. Events throughout the year will celebrate the past, present and the future of the iconic company In 1934, Ferdinand Porsche developed the perfect formula for a race car – a lightweight, rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive, teardrop-shaped car. First put into production as the Volkswagen Type 1 (later called the Beetle), this

Spending long hours in dim light may affect learning ability
Spending long hours in dim light may affect learning ability

Spending long hours in dim light may affect learning ability: Do you use dim lights at home? If yes, then you should stop doing it as researchers have found that too much dim light may affect learning ability.According to the researchers, spending too much time in dimly lit rooms might change the brain’s structure and hurt