Eid-ul-Fitr is more than just 'savaiyan'
  • Eid-ul-Fitr is more than just 'savaiyan'(14:57)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) Eid-ul-Fitr is also known as the festival of breaking the month-long fast at the end of Ramadan. So it is obvious that the prime focus on this day is on food. While 'sevaiyan' (vermicelli) has become synonymous to the festival, which is also the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, the Eid snack platter varies in different regions.
Celebrities in Lockdown 4.0
  • Celebrities in Lockdown 4.0(14:15)
    By Aditi Roy
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) While we reach the fag end of Lockdown 4.0, in the past few days, celebrities have once again started posting a slice of life in quarantine on social media.
5 occasions to celebrate with luxurious meals in the comfort of your home during lockdown
Young changemakers championing menstrual hygiene
  • Young changemakers championing menstrual hygiene(13:58)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) More than 15 young change makers from across the country who have been working on mainstreaming issues around menstrual health and hygiene participated in online workshops held by Youth Ki Awaaz as the World gears up for Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28. It was aimed to create powerful social media campaigns and scale the impact of their social justice projects online.
Eid during COVID-19, a unique digital affair
  • Eid during COVID-19, a unique digital affair(13:57)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) While the entire nation is 'home-sheltering' and social distancing is the norm, it's but obvious that Eid celebrations during the pandemic will be very different from what it used to be.
Artists 'hope for a better tomorrow' in new campaign
  • Artists 'hope for a better tomorrow' in new campaign(13:56)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) For New York-based, Delhi-born artist Tara Sabharwal, life in lockdown had been marred with a patch of ill health; but after recovery, painting has remained her way to feel and to process her thoughts. To help her to find meaning, structure and sanity.
Taking the business of art online, the Christie's way
  • Taking the business of art online, the Christie's way(13:56)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) What has been locked down globally is the physical art exhibitions, the thrill of an auction saleroom and the everydayness of being part of a bustling art collector community. But with auction houses increasingly reconfiguring and going virtual, online sales are contributing significantly in keeping the art business up and running.
Online sales hint at home-gardening bloom in lockdown
  • Online sales hint at home-gardening bloom in lockdown(13:45)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) Two months of lockdown has turned many Indians into avid gardeners. As people explore their green side by growing a variety of plants, sales of gardening products on an e-commerce site seem to have shot up notably in this period.
A-Z of Eid-ul-Fitr: All you need to know
  • A-Z of Eid-ul-Fitr: All you need to know(13:45)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANSlife) Muslims across the globe are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr as this holy month of Ramadan comes to an end. Ramadan signifies the end of the month of fasting (the first day of the month of Shawwal). There are many Ismalic words related to the festival that hold significance. Here's our version of an A to Z of words, names, concepts which you should know:
World Thyroid Day: Why every child must have TSH test at birth
  • World Thyroid Day: Why every child must have TSH test at birth(18:02)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) The brain continues growing for 2-3 years after birth, for which thyroid hormones are critical. If a newborn's thyroid doesn't work normally for any reason - not formed properly (called dysgenesis) or cannot function properly (dyshormonogenesis), then the brain and body do not get enough hormone (hypothyroidism) and cannot grow normally.
COVID-19: Indians from the North East region victims of racial and regional prejudice
Luxury brands makes 'Rainbow' symbol of hope
  • Luxury brands makes 'Rainbow' symbol of hope(14:48)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) Major brands like Cartier, Louis Vuitton and United Colors of Benetton have taken to social media to express rainbow as a symbol of hope in these trying times when the world is fighting a pandemic.
Creating an alpine kitchen
  • Creating an alpine kitchen(14:44)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) As we face restrictions on global travel across the world, it is most natural for us to "Dream Now Travel Later".
E-exhibition explores London through past epidemics
  • E-exhibition explores London through past epidemics(14:40)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) London, like the rest of the world, has been affected in unprecedented ways by the current COVID-19 crisis. Its past has been mired in many epidemics and pandemics over the centuries including plague, cholera, smallpox, influenza and HIV/AIDS.
Nutrient-rich food for little ones
  • Nutrient-rich food for little ones(14:38)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) Nutrition is a key actor in your little one's development, whether physical or cognitive, and can complement contributions from genetic and environmental - physical and psychosocial - factors.
Because social media matters!
  • Because social media matters!(14:38)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) There have been several incidents when social media has proved itself a boon; be it dealing with a crisis or emergency and sometimes even saving a life. There are various groups and communities formed on different platforms that work as a support system of communities.
Beat the summer heat
  • Beat the summer heat(14:36)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) The summer has is upon us and with its sweltering heat wave, and all we can fancy is a cooling drink that will soothe our body and mind.
Dealing with chronic ailments during COVID-19
  • Dealing with chronic ailments during COVID-19(14:21)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) The body's immune system plays a vital role in safe-guarding us from most infections, but as we age, our immune system also ages and gradually loses its ability to fight against infections. Among older people, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and liver ailments put pressure on their weakened immune system, which makes it more difficult for them to deal with threats like the Coronavirus.
A 'homecation' this summer?
  • A 'homecation' this summer?(14:21)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) At present, homes are doubling up as schools, offices and fitness centers, if not more. With cancelled vacations and a deep desire to travel, 'homecations' might be the new way to unwind for the summers, turning your garden or backyard into a holiday destination.
Dealing with chronic ailments during COVID-19
  • Dealing with chronic ailments during COVID-19(11:16)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) The body's immune system plays a vital role in safe-guarding us from most infections, but as we age, our immune system also ages and gradually loses its ability to fight against infections. Among older people, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and liver ailments put pressure on their weakened immune system, which makes it more difficult for them to deal with threats like the Coronavirus.
A video campaign to promote bonding
  • A video campaign to promote bonding(11:16)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) While the current situation has imposed social restrictions, caused financial uncertainty, increased stress and anxiety, it has also provided couples with extra time to spend together, helping them bond better.
Celebrating Eid, against the backdrop of Coronavirus
  • Celebrating Eid, against the backdrop of Coronavirus(11:16)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) Paying their respect to Allah for bestowing them with strength and endurance during the month-long fasting period of Ramadan, muslims across the globe celebrate Eid. It is well accepted that the Prophet Muhammad got the first revelation of the Holy Quran in this month.
A Curated Food Menu for Eid-ul-Fitr 2020
  • A Curated Food Menu for Eid-ul-Fitr 2020(11:16)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) Marking an end to the Holy month of Ramadan and with Eid festivities in full swing, food is one thing that every household will be devouring. A traditional Eid spread is quite the delight.
Nurses, heroes on the frontline
  • Nurses, heroes on the frontline(10:48)
    By Lt. Lalita Thambi
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) Nurses are like the axel of a wheel to keep it in place. Take away the axel and everything falls apart. Nurses play a crucial role in health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, and care, and are the heroes on the frontline during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
India's K-Pop Contest goes online this year
  • India's K-Pop Contest goes online this year(10:48)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANSlife) Cheering up all K-pop fans, Korean Cultural Centre India, the culural wing of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, has announced the virtual opening of this year's K-Pop Contest, a pan-India talent hunt for the popular cultural genre.