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How about some 'Royal Rajasthani' dishes? (Foodie Trail - Kolkata) (23:34)
By Binita Das
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) It is time for some authentic Rajasthani food! Here is a food festival, "The Royal Kitchens of Rajasthan", celebrating the vibrant and regal Rajasthani culture to make you familiar with the dishes that the royalties savoured.

Babies in prams 60% more exposed to pollution (18:54)
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Do you regularly take your baby out in strollers or prams? Beware, it can expose them up to 60 per cent more pollution, causing potential damage to cognitive abilities and brain development, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Cabbage, broccoli could help prevent colon cancer: Study (18:42)
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Eating green leafy vegetables such as kale, cabbage as well as broccoli could help maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, says a new study.

Milind Soman spreads message of fitness on I-Day (16:48) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman says it is important to promote the message of exercising for every one's freedom to live in a healthy way.

How marital spats can affect your health (14:30)
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Couples, please take note. Fighting with your spouse may deteriorate your health, a new study has found.

Alcohol with energy drinks may worsen violence, risky behaviour (14:28)
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Do you consume alcohol with energy drinks just to counteract its sedative nature? If so, it can exacerbate the negative effects of binge drinking such as increasing violence and risky behaviour, finds a study.

Connecting constantly with your employees may crush creativity (12:34)
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Do you constantly share ideas, knowledge and answers with your employees on email and various social media platforms? It may not be effective in solving problems and instead would crush their creativity, a new study has found.

Awareness against drugs at Punjab's I-Day celebrations (11:44) IANS Photo Service
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Wednesday flagged off a rally to generate awareness against drugs and paid homage to the martyrs as he launched the Independence Day celebrations in the state here.

UP bans plastic, thermocol items (10:16) IANS Photo Service
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic and thermocol items, an official said.

Labour pain relieving drug may cut need for epidural: Lancet (18:46) IANS Photo Service
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Prescribing women a new drug called remifentanil to help manage their labour pain may halve the need for an epidural than the traditional pethidine, claims a study.

Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health (17:50)
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study.

Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher dole out hair care secrets (17:26) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Stars Dia Mirza and Saiyami Kher say it is essential to have a proper haircare regime, which includes regular oiling and hair spa.

Leading musicians come together for Krishnarao Pandit festival (17:04)
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) In an attempt to celebrate quality and excellence across art forms, Taj Mahal Tea has partnered with Khayal Trust to host the esteemed Krishna Rao Festival this year. The festival will echo performances by renowned classical singers including Neela Bhagwat, Manjusha Patil and Kedia Brothers.

I never consciously try to be shocking, different: Kalki Koechlin (15:04)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) She made her Bollywood debut with Anurag Kashyap's "Dev.D" and went on to do some unconventional roles in films like "That Girl in Yellow Boots", "Margarita with a Straw" and "Waiting". National Award winning actress Kalki Koechlin says she never tries to be "shocking and different" and always expresses what she feels like -- just how instinctively she got her hair chopped recently.

No matter what the tide brings in, we have each other: Sussanne to Sonali (12:18) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) A picture is worth a thousand words, and Sonali Bendre's latest photographs are proof that the actress has a strong support system in her close friends Sussanne Khan and Gayatri Oberoi, as she battles cancer.

Indian, Swedish food to boost IKEA shoppers' energy (Foodie Trail - Hyderabad) (11:14)
By Mohammed Shafeeq IANS Photo Service
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Walking through the sprawling, newly-opened IKEA store here needs energy and the company is making sure that customers get to recharge at its trademark restaurant. The 1,000-seater restaurant is the biggest among the Swedish home furnishings retailer's global network in 50 countries.

Vaping damages vital immune system cells: Study (09:34)
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests.

How to make your room beautiful with wall art (04:16)
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A wall of the room exhibit most of the personality and adds little drama to life. They are really game-changers in current affairs of the lifestyle world which definitely demand the right choice at first place hence it is required to accurately choose pieces that will mesh with the existing space and helps to get a harmonious interior.

Prenatal Tdap vaccination does not increase autism risk: Study (18:28)
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Administering Tdap vaccination -- tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis -- to pregnant women may not increase children's risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, claims a study of more than 80,000 children born.

Good Earth to debut at LFW 2018 with first couture collection (17:20)
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Since the inception of its clothing line Sustain, Good Earth is all set to make its debut at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) 2018 after a decade with the launch of its couture collection titled "The Miniaturist".

TLC India launches travel scholarship to explore India (15:26) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Lifestyle channel TLC India on Monday announced a contest through which they will be giving three winners travel scholarship to explore India.

Autistic women lack access to reproductive planning: Study (14:26)
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities like autism and Down syndrome have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year of delivering compared to women without such disabilities, indicating a lack of access to reproductive planning, a new study has found.

Sanskrit dance drama to be enacted in 6-day festival (14:18) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Performances of Kerala's Sanskrit theatre, Kutiyattam, deemed as one of India's oldest living theatrical traditions, will be held at a six-day festival at the India International Centre (IIC) here, starting Thursday.

Fatima Sana Shaikh to endorse watch brand (14:12) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) "Dangal" star Fatima Sana Shaikh has been announced as the brand ambassador of watch label Fossil India.

'Show Stopping Bride' is for brides of today, says Payal Singhal (14:12)
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Desinger Payal Singhal, who will be showcasing a range titled 'Show Stopping Bride' at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2018, says the collection is an ode to the past, reinvented for the brides of today.

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