Ferrari of Virus – Norovirus | Use bleach to avoid contamination
New York: Americans are currently going through a phase of anxiety after superbug called as Norovirus, has pounded citizens quite bad. This stomach virus is quick to react and could get any one violently ill. A British scientist has named it as ‘Ferrari of the virus field’ because of its agility to spread.
It is told that just 18 virus particles are enough make a person infectious while when one sneezes or coughs, at least 1000 particles are left free into the space. The symptoms, vomiting-diarrhea-nausea (gastro-intestinal illness), can be witnessed within hours after a person is...
India has its own fashion: Ritu Kumar
New Delhi: Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar, who has been named for the Padma Shri award, takes pride in the fact that the Indian fashion industry can still boast of having an indigenous identity.
"I am deeply appreciative of the fact that the government has recognised my efforts in the field of fashion, textile and craftsmanship. India remains (to be among) very few countries which have an...
Casa Shamuzzi brings eco-friendly home decor products to India
New Delhi: Dubai-based luxury furniture brand Casa Shamuzzi has forayed into the Indian market with the aim to transform the quality of life for people, who wish to furnish their house with unique and eco-friendly decorative products.
The brand, which boasts of providing a rich blend of Italian style, design, comfort and class, has stepped into the Indian market in association with NCPL...
Prasoon Joshi introduces his book 'Sunshine Lanes'
Jaipur: Lyricist Prasoon Joshi, on Friday, launched his book "Sunshine Lanes", a compilation of the lyrics written by him in the past decade, at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival.
The book includes the lyrics of the songs he has written in as many as 60 films and music albums. It will be accompanied a page, which will describe the thought process behind it, an anecdote or a perspective.
"Kauthig" 2013 brings nuances of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: Rich in culture and diversity, land of Gods 'Uttarakhand', has brought its flavours, culture and tradition for the city of dreams. The cultural festival of Uttarakhand "Kauthig" is visiting the city from 23rd January to 27th January. The festival was inaugurated recently in Navi Mumbai by Harak Singh Rawat, Agriculture Minister of Uttarakhand. Also present for the occasion was...
Republic Day Messages, Patriotic SMSs
NEW DELHI: As India gears up to celebrate 64th Republic Day, its citizens would shower patriotic texts to near and dear ones. Below are some of the best text messages that you can send. Push one and let patriotism bleed from one to many.
India holds a very prestigious position
on the world map.
Let’s pledge to take our country to new heights
Happy Republic Day!
With Freedom in the mind,
Exercise before breakfast to shed more fat
London: Early risers who exercise before breakfast can burn up to 20 percent more body fat than others who exercised after having something to eat, says a study.
Researchers sought to find out if the known benefits of exercising after an overnight fast were undermined by an increased appetite and eating more food later in the day.
A team from University of Northumbria at Newcastle asked 12...
Cigarette Kills More Women Now than 1960s
London: The researchers have said that women who smoke more likely to be suffering by their habit today than it used to be in the 1960s when it raised a woman's fatality from lung cancer 2.7 times, says a study.
The scientists have said that the period between 2000 to 2010 saw women at a 25-fold higher level of risk than in the 1960s. The increased risk offsets advances in medicine that have...
Promise a change on National Girl Child Day
New Delhi: Today, women's safety is one of the hottest topics in India. Girls/women are being raped, molested, eve teased, exposed to domestic violence, ill-treatment in and out of their homes. The barbaric Gangrape of a medical intern in December has heated up the prevailing trouble.
As January 24 is celebrated as the National Girl Child Day, there are debates and discussions over the topic...
Give hugs to reduce stress, boost memory
London: Expressing one's affection to a loved one with a hug is not just a great way to bond, it also offers many benefits including strengthening one's memory and reducing tension, a study has found.
Scientists found that a hormone - oxytocin - is released into the blood stream when you hold a friend close. This lowers blood pressure, reduces stress and anxiety and can even improve your...
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