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Midnight snacks may up heart risk, diabetes

New York, Nov 8, Are you in the habit of late night snacking? Beware, as people with this habit have a higher risk of developing various heart diseases and diabetes, says a new research. Late night eating habits disrupt the working of the body’s biological clock. It is out-of-sync with the 24-hour cycle, resulting in

Woman ends life by shooting herself

DP Correspondent , Khanna:-Woman ends life. A woman committed suicide by shooting herself with revolver at village manki near Samrala on Friday. The victim was married to NRI and divorced few days ago. The victim also left suicide note and blamed her husband and others for her death. The deceased was identified as Gagandeep Kaur(26).

Priyanka Chopra to produce American comedy series on Madhuri Dixit's life

Priyanka Chopra to produce American comedy series on Madhuri Dixit’s life

Priyanka Chopra to produce American comedy series on Madhuri Dixit’s life Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is seen as a foothold in Hollywood, is reportedly executive producing a comedy series about Bollywood’s dancing diva Madhuri Dixit’s life for US network ABC. According an exclusive report, the yet untitled series is based on the real life of Madhuri, who will

Story of brave IAF Officer who sacrifices his life to save others

Every year we amend our travel plans trying to escape the unnecessary tension that cloaks mountains during monsoons – landslides, heavy rains, who wants that? But despite everything, these nature-related-calamities do affect the lifestyle of those who live here.Just like every year, Arunachal Pradesh stuck between massive landslides and torrential rains, leading to a lot

Major Changes And Their Direct Impact On Life From July 1

Major Changes And Their Direct Impact On Life From July 1

Goods and service tax (GST) across the country is going to come into effect from 1 July. This will be the biggest change since Independence in the field of Indirect Tax. After this, there will be a tax structure across the country. Do you know what other major changes are going on since GST than

'Praying' gives older adults a boost to live longer

Study: God will be there to protect and comfort them in later stages of life

Study: God will be there to protect and comfort them in later stages of life. (ANI) Older adults, who pray regularly, are more likely to have a perception that God will be there to protect and comfort them in later stages of life, according to a study. The study focuses on three measures of well-being —

Lord Buddha Endorsed Dieting Too

Buddha may have been the world’s first yo-yo dieter.Raised in luxury, the young prince Siddhartha had a taste of decadence before he swung hard in reaction, living as a wandering ascetic, starving himself nearly to death, until he finally arrived at his “middle way.” The Buddha was, of course, in search of something more profound


‘Mukti Bhawan’ is about life, not death: Director Shubhashish Dubai

‘Mukti Bhawan’ is about life, not death: Director Shubhashish Dubai  , the director of “Mukti Bhawan” has said the critically-acclaimed film is not about death but life and how someone starts living when they encounter death. Shubhashish, who was addressing cinemagoers after the screening of the movie here on Friday, said the film is about

Life returns to normal in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Normalcy in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as the separatists called off the ongoing protest shutdown for two days. Shops, public transport, other businesses, banks, post offices and government offices started functioning normally as traffic snarls marked return of normalcy. In their last weekly protest calendar that the separatists have been issuing for over

Genset installed at bank claims life

LALRU: Struggling with problem after demonetisation, a gen set placed before a bank, claimed the life of a 57-year-old women who had came to exchange Rs 6000 from the branch of State Bank of Patiala in Handesra on Tuesday morning. Deceased’s shawl got entangled in wheel of gen set, following which she got strangled. The

Tom Hanks honoured to play real life hero Sully

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Tom Hanks says he was honoured to play real-life “hero” Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger in Clint Eastwood’s new movie “Sully: Miracle on the Hudson”. The 60-year-old actor was chosen by Eastwood to portray the plane pilot, who on the 15 January, 2009 carried out an emergency landing of a passenger jet

Injured in Pak firing, 14-month-old girl battling for life

Jammu: Undergoing treatment for severe neck,spinal and abdominal injuries at a hospital here, 14-month-old Pari is a testimony of the “barbarism” unleashed by the Pakistan Rangers on unarmed civilians on the Indian side. The girl has lost her grandfather, an aunt and two cousins in the cross-border shelling by Pakistan on her village in Rangoor

Would like to be private about my love life: Parineeti Chopra

New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities are opening up to the world about issues like facing depression and body shaming. While actress Parineeti Chopra says she is at ease about sharing other aspects about her life in public, her love life is not for all to know. “Just about my love life, I would like to be

The life and times of women who influenced Tagore

(Title: Daughters of Jorasanko; Author: Aruna Chakravarti; Publisher: HarperCollins India; Pages: 327; Price: Rs 399) Based on the life of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and his extended family and friends, this semi-fictional book tries to capture several vignettes of Bengali society and its culture of that era. By doing so, it also gives us an

Playing Pokemon Go may extend your life by 41 days: study

Los Angeles: Playing Pokemon Go regularly may add an extra 41 days to your life, a new study has claimed, despite concerns that the popular augmented reality game could be a health hazard. The health benefits of Pokemon Go, which encourages gamers to hunt Pokemon characters in real life by exploring their locale, have been

Life returns to normal in Jammu border villages

Jammu: Life returned to normal on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu region almost a week after cross border firing ceased between India and Pakistan here. Over 15,000 villagers from Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts returned home. They had migrated to safer places following Pakistan Rangers’ repeated violation of the bilateral

Accident claims one life, two persons injured

Howrah: One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident when the motorbike in which they were travelling hit a car on Kona Expressway in the early hours today. The police said the accident took place at around 4 AM when the persons were returning home in Uluberia in Howrah district after

Obesity may hamper your sexual and social life: Experts

New Delhi: Obesity is a major health challenge worldwide. Apart from known health hazards such as heart disease and diabetes, it can also prevent sexual intimacy and may ruin your social life, experts say. India is home to the third-highest number of obese and overweight people, according to recent reports. Obesity is categorised on the

Normal life remains disrupted in Kashmir

Srinagar: Normal life remained affected inKashmir for the 88th consecutive day today due to the separatist-sponsored strike, but the signs of fatigue from the nearly three month long unrest were visible as more people are resuming their day-to-day activities. Many street vendors and hand cart vendors have set up their stalls along the TRC Chowk-Batamaloo

Yoga helps me in positive outlook on life: Jacqueline

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says yoga helps her in having a positive outlook in life and wants her family to adopt it as a form of fitness. “Yoga disciplines both the mind and the souls and not just your body. It helps me in having a constant positive outlook in life. I would love my family