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Natural soaps for monsoon skin care (04:16)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Rainy season brings in damp weather which may affect your skin. Incorporating some minor changes in your routine during monsoon can help keep your skin fresh and glowing, say experts.

LFW Winter/Festive 2017: Five newcomers in Gen Next category (19:38)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Five newcomers will be part of the Gen Next segment of the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017.

Brisk walk every 30 min may cut heart disease risk (18:56)
Wellington, June 27 (IANS) Do you spend your day sitting for long hours? Beware, it may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Getting up and taking brisk walks for two minutes every half an hour may significantly lower the level of fatty acids that lead to clogged arteries, researchers say.

Make your leather bags last longer (With Images) (18:18)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Investing in an expensive leather bag is easy, but to make them last a long time it's imperative to maintain them well.

Childhood asthma may up risk of heart failure (16:24)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Individuals with a history of asthma from childhood may be at a greater risk of experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting and eventually heart failure in adulthood, researchers have warned.

Nail the nail art trends - here's how (15:54)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Nail marbling, mirror nails or 3D nail art - its time to have some fun with your nail art, say experts.

Night shifts may hamper DNA repair (15:52)
New York, June 27 (IANS) If you are working on night shifts regularly, chances are your body's ability to repair DNA damage may get hampered, suggest researchers led by one of Indian-origin.

Golf Club 'apologises' to member for asking Meghalaya guest to leave (14:38)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi Golf Club on Tuesday said it has apologised to a member whose guest from Meghalaya was asked to leave the club for wearing a Jainsem, a traditional dress worn by Khasi women, and that disciplinary action against the erring staff "is in process".

Facebook's Messenger adds masks, animated emoji to video chats (13:46) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, June 27 (IANS) Aiming to take on its competitors, and make video chats with your friends and family in Messenger a whole lot more fun, Facebook has now added four new features -- animated reactions, filters, masks and effects, and the ability to take screenshots -- for one-on-one and group video chats.

Twitter can detect riots faster than police: Study (13:08)
London, June 27 (IANS) With people increasingly taking to the social media, especially Twitter, to report or update events, observations and occurrences, new research says the micro-blogging site can track and detect major disruptive events faster than the police.

More veggies a day may cut early menopause risk (13:00)
New York, June 27 (IANS) A single daily serving of vegetable protein from foods such as whole grains, soy and tofu may protect women from early menopause and could prolong their reproductive function, researchers say.

Birth-photography: Framing labour room moments for eternity (Lifestyle Trends) (With Images) (11:56)
By Somrita Ghosh
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Happiness knows no bound for a mother who holds her baby for the first time after battling with the excruciating pain undergone during the labour hours. What if one gets a chance to look back at those moments later?

Want to educate women about menstrual hygiene: Miss India World 2017 (Lead, With Images) (20:04)
By Nivedita
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) She comes from Haryana, is all of 20, is studying medicine and has just won the Miss India World 2017 crown. Manushi Chhillar is focused on winning the Miss World title for India, but her life's mission, she says, is also to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene through her initiative Project Shakti.

Here's how to declutter your home and preserve memories (18:24)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Is your cupboard full of stuff you no longer use but can't bear to part with? Taking their photo may help you dispose of such items, a new research suggests.

Want to educate women about menstrual hygiene: Miss India World 2017 (With Images) (17:36)
By Nivedita
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) She comes from Haryana, is all of 20, is studying medicine and has just won the Miss India World 2017 crown. Manushi Chhillar is focused on winning the Miss World title for India, but her life's mission, she says, is also to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene through her intiative Project Shakti.

Toronto holds biggest-ever yoga event in North America (16:40)
By Gurmukh Singh
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Toronto set a record of holding the biggest-ever yoga event in North America as yoga guru Baba Ramdev led thousands of people through yoga asanas at the International Centre here on Sunday.

Make Avola almond your dietary supplement (16:04)
London, June 26 (IANS) From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.

Rethink if you wait for cheat day (14:38)
Los Angeles, June 26 (IANS) Cheat days are very tempting but there are many reasons that they might not be such a good idea.

Must-have accessories to flaunt in monsoon (14:24)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indulge in stylish raincoats, jelly-based footwear and waterproof phone covers to keep up your style quotient during the monsoon season, say experts.

Get your herbal drinks handy for monsoon (13:20)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Monsoon not only calls for extra care of hair and skin but caution in what you eat and drink. Experts suggest that herbal drinks made up of some of the common ingredients easily available in your kitchen can help you stay away from bad health conditions.

'Society has started accepting women as chefs' (With Images) (12:26)
By Kishori Sud
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Traditionally, chefs have been men. Even top-end restaurants in five-star hotels have had men as cookery experts. But things are changing. An increasing number of women have started to flaunt the chef's hat.

Haryana girl Manushi is Femina Miss India World 2017 (03:08) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, while the first runner-up is Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir and the second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.

Negative tweets on TV programmes can cut viewers' interest (18:54)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Negative comments about a television show on social media platforms like Twitter can make viewers less interested, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Playing video games can boost attention: Study (18:18)
London, June 25 (IANS) Does your child love playing video games? Let him, as it can help alter the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills -- skills that enable us to recognise a square, triangle, cube or pyramid -- as well as make them more efficient, say scientists in an analysis of over a 100 scientific studies.

Sexual appeals in ads do not sell products: Study (17:26)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Do partially or fully nude models in advertisements help in sale of products or brands? No, they do not is the flat conclusion of an analysis of nearly 80 advertising studies.

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