Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps
  • Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps(15:41)
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase in the number of searches for WeChat. On the same day, the percentage increase in the number of times apps like Weibo, Shareit, and UC Browser were 57, 78, and 82 percent, respectively, reveals study by SEMrush.
Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous
  • Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous(15:40)
    By Dhara Tanna
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) In an endeavour to stay healthy and build an immunity during the Covid-19 pandemic, people all over India have a heightened sense of awareness with regards to their fitness. The importance of staying active and engaging in some form of exercise is at the top of everyone's mind.
Monsoon health: Pay attention to food-borne illness
  • Monsoon health: Pay attention to food-borne illness(15:40)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Monsoons have arrived and the season brings with it plethora of illnesses. From waterborne disease like Jaundice and Typhoid to vector borne diseases such as Dengue and Malaria, one ought to be prepared for these. Food-borne illnesses pose a grave danger as well! These are a result of consuming contaminated food or water that has high amounts of bacteria, viruses or other pathogens.
Meet exotic birds in live session series
  • Meet exotic birds in live session series(15:21)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The lockdown may have had us homebound, but it has opened endless virtual opportunities of e-learning and entertainment. If you a bird enthusiast, Mumbai's interactive bird park, is offering a series of four live sessions with their exotic celebrity birds - that they term 'celebirdies' - starting July 14.
IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition
  • IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition(15:20)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Indian Federation for Fashion Development's (IFFD) will be holding the second Instagram edition of the fashion event India Runway Week from September 17-20.
How to stay safe while eating outdoors
  • How to stay safe while eating outdoors(15:20)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Eating out? If you are planning a picnic, barbeque, or meal under the summer sun, remember to practice social distancing, keep a 6 feet distance from those who you don't live with. It's important to be cautious, protecting yourself and others from a COVID-19 infection.
Deepika's trainer gets you fit
  • Deepika's trainer gets you fit(15:01)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Fitness enthusiasts can now work and get a session with Deepika Padukone's personal trainer Nam Wook as part of travel platform Airbnb's 'At Home With Airbnb' initiative. Wook shows you how to get fit at home using only your body weight.
Indian receives UK's The Diana Award
  • Indian receives UK's The Diana Award(12:16)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 4 July 4 (IANSlife) Meera Mehta is a 21-year-old young COVID-19 warrior from India. She volunteers with the global non-profit Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care. Meera has been awarded the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9-25 years can receive for their social action or humanitarian work
Connecting the alphabets
  • Connecting the alphabets(12:16)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) Ianslife caught up with Calligrapher and Lettering expert, Sanjana Chatlani, who joins the panel of experts on 'At Home With Airbnb', an initiative by the travel portal which allows guests to visit the hosts personal spaces to learn their craft in small groups.
Portugal declares itself safe to travel
  • Portugal declares itself safe to travel(12:16)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) European nation Portugal has declared itself prepared and open to receive foreign tourists once again, following the global COVID-19 shutdown. According to the country's tourism authority Turismo de Portugal, the situation in the country is evolving very positively and the majority of the country will be open as of July 1 with minimum restrictions imposed on the population.
A nomad's journey through bright watercolours
  • A nomad's journey through bright watercolours(11:58)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) An interesting visual travelogue showcasing the histories and cultures of various lands, has come alive as an online exhibition by the India International Centre (IIC), featuring the works of a talented self-taught artist and illustrator.
Chef Kunal Kapur finds gourmet-style cooking at home
  • Chef Kunal Kapur finds gourmet-style cooking at home(11:58)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) Celebrity chef and restaurateur Kunal Kapur, who became a household name in the country after hosting MasterChef India, says that the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic may have hit the food industry, but looking on the bright side, one finds people increasingly whipping out 'gourmet-style food' at home.
Christie's achieves record price for jewel sold online
  • Christie's achieves record price for jewel sold online(11:58)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) Totalling a sale of $4,164,500, with 100 percent sold by value and 93 percent sold by lot, Christie's achieves new highs in its recently held Jewels Online Auction (June 16-30).
Hospitality Initiatives to focus on Beautiful Planet
  • Hospitality Initiatives to focus on Beautiful Planet(11:58)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) Sustainability and climate change are in the spotlight as industries across sectors try and include initiatives and practices in order to go green in the interest of the environment. To that end the, RARE India in the hospitality sector has launched three campaigns with the aim of growing its community of earth loves and travel enthusiasts who believe in sustainable living.
India is
  • India is "the impotence capital of the world"(11:57)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANSlife) With the population figures statistics, one would find it hard to believe the India is "the impotence capital of the world." Unfortunately, India is a country where conversations about Erectile dysfunction (ED) are often a taboo and left unspoken.
Rhea Kapoor to help small businesses tide over crisis
  • Rhea Kapoor to help small businesses tide over crisis(19:11)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) The ongoing pandemic has caused celebrities from different arenas to come forward with a helping hand towards those in need; producer-designer Rhea Kapoor is the newest addition to the list.
90% rise in e-sale of DIY tools, products
  • 90% rise in e-sale of DIY tools, products(19:08)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Indians seem to be completing minor home repairs themselves as they limit outsider entry into their interior spaces, as an e-commerce platform sees fast growth in the sale of Do it Yourself (DIY) products and repairing tools like hand toolkit, drilling machines, bathroom and kitchen taps, and sewing machines.
Re-imagine your interior space
  • Re-imagine your interior space(19:07)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Social distancing and working from home are the new normal, among other lifestyle changes seeded by the pandemic. The current times have everyone spend more time at home with family. While its a great way to stay safe and closer to your family, it does have its challenges.
Study reveals why early marriage unsafe for young adults
  • Study reveals why early marriage unsafe for young adults(14:02)
    New York, July 3 (IANS) Want to get married at a very young age? Kindly take note. Researchers have found that early marriage may lead to unsafe drinking behaviour in young adults with a higher genetic predisposition.
Virtual activities to break the monotony
  • Virtual activities to break the monotony(12:38)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) It has been months of gloom amidst these unprecedented times and everyone is scouting for new ways to keep the excitement on while staying safe at home. While we sulk at home thinking about the travel restrictions and our summer vacations and other exciting holiday plans canning, One can opt for travel and unique experiences to you virtually.
'Country of Origin' a matter of consideration for Indian consumers
  • 'Country of Origin' a matter of consideration for Indian consumers(12:38)
    By IANSlife
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) As the government orders e-commerce players to display the "Country of Origin" of products sold on their platforms, a survey reveals three in ten urban Indian respondents (31 per cent) consider the Country of Origin of a product important when buying it, but it ranks lower than other factors. The Quality of the product (77 per cent), its price (53 per cent) and the brand name or the parent brand (34 per cent) are all notably more important when deciding what to buy.
Be monsoon ready with these skincare essentials
  • Be monsoon ready with these skincare essentials(12:22)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Monsoon takes a toll on your skin and hair. Frizzy hair, lackluster skin and chapped lips are all a result of the humidity. Whether youre staying indoors or stepping outside, all you need to do is tweak your skincare routine to introduce products that address these issues.
The flipside side of banning TikTok
  • The flipside side of banning TikTok(12:18)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Video-sharing application TikTok was a rage for people in India and its ban - along with 58 other Chinese apps - will certainly have a massive impact on people who were part of it every day, every minute. The followers, who had become addicted to the antics of the content developers, and spent hours glued to their handsets, can now experience a series of withdrawal symptoms.
Now experience travel at home (IANS Exclusive)
  • Now experience travel at home (IANS Exclusive)(18:26)
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) Life in lockdown and through Coronavirus has been tough, even on the most optimistic of souls. Travel feels like a lifetime ago, especially for those who enjoy adventure and the outdoors.
Salim-Sulaiman launch their fashion merchandise
  • Salim-Sulaiman launch their fashion merchandise(15:13)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) Music composer duo Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant are launching their own fashion merchandise label, inspired by their iconic songs, hobbies and personal interests.