- 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
- Raj hoteliers seeking solutions to check-in to future with smile(15:45)
By Archana Sharma
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) As India entered Unlock 2 mode from Wednesday, the hospitality industry, one of the worst-affected sectors due to the COVID-19-induced crisis, has started gearing up to revert to their earlier levels across the country.
- To the one fighting against all odds(18:36)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Currently working in Bihar at a Covid-19 treatment centre, Dr Nimrat Kaur, Regional Deputy Project Coordinator - Asia at Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has been treating patients under harsh, often unhygienic and overcrowded conditions, where their access to healthcare is already compromised.
- Agra survives locusts invasion(11:56)
Agra, June 30 (IANS) Swarms of locusts darkened the Agra skyline late Monday evening. creating panic and scare as people fled the markets and took cover in closed spaces.
- Makes sense why nothing was done about diversity: Hamilton on Ecclestone(11:49)
London, June 28 (IANS) Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton said that former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's recent comments on racism shows why the sport has failed to bring in more diversity or do more about racial abuse. Hamilton said that Ecclestone's comments were "sad and disappointing" and that they demonstrated "how far we as a society need to go before real equality can happen."
- Threat of locust swarms looms over Delhi (Ld)(16:44)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The locust swarms threatening crops in many states amid the coronavirus crisis have now reached the doors of the national capital. The locusts swarming areas in Haryana, bordering Delhi, could overrun the capital city any time, an official said on Saturday.
- Millennials flaunt their culinary skills(13:40)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, June 25 (IANSlife) Home sheltering has made cooking restaurant-style food at home the most common trend across the country. Millennials have been dusting off old aprons from the back of their cupboards, gearing up and marching into the kitchen, in a welcome break from the go-to sandwiches and noodles, they usually survive on.
- Mumbaikars raise Rs 2.50 lakh for family of Covid victim(12:44)
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Saddened to lose their favourite pani-puriwala to Covid-19, people from south Mumbai have joined hands to collect money and help his family, through a crowd-funding platform, raising over Rs 2.50 lakh so far, with a target of Rs 5 lakh.
- Fighting the vice of child obesity(13:25)
By Aditi Roy
New Delhi, June 24 (IANSlife) Childhood Obesity is fast becoming a major health problem. In most cases, it is a result of an unhealthy lifestyle and it might lead to future complications - like diabetes, cardiovascular, arthritis and many other associated health disorders.
- UP to plant trees with religious significance(09:40)
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) The trees associated with Lord Ram, Gautam Buddha and Guru Nanak Dev will be planted in three gardens in the Gorakhpur division next month when the state government launches its massive tree plantation drive by planting 25 crore saplings.
- Mumbai US consulate to help feed 'Dabbawalas', TV workers(17:12)
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) AIn an unique initiative, the US Consulate in Mumbai will collaborate with celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna's #FeedIndia to serve foodstuffs and other help to the city's world-famous tribe of 'Dabbawalas' and television industry workers, an official said here on Tuesday.
- Differently-abled man boosts 'Self-reliant India' initiative (IANS Special)(16:20)
By Vivek Tripathi
Varanasi, June 22 (IANS) Nearly 17 years ago Jitendra Verma, a differently-abled resident of Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modis parliamentary constituency, was paralysed below the waist after he fell from the roof but he did not give up. A few days later, he started working on a sewing machine and is now pursuing the dream of a 'Self-reliant India'.
- International Yoga Day: 5 foods to include in your yoga diet(12:35)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) Yoga has the power to heal both physical as well as mental issues. Since we are now living the new normal where strength and well-being are necessary to survive, it's equally important to eat the right balance of food for overall healthy and happy living.
- It's not entirely right: 'Natkhat' director on blaming films for misogyny(11:17)
By Durga Chakravarty
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Hindi films have often been blamed for spreading misogyny and toxic masculinity, a recent example being "Kabir Singh". Director Shaan Vyas, whose new short film "Natkhat" revolves around the concept of gender inequality and patriarchy, says its not entirely right to blame only movies for spreading negativity.
- Reimagining Kantha work(11:26)
By Aditi Roy
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) The coming together of traditional art and modern design is truly magical, isnt it? Sarees in Kantha bring the most beautiful embroidery on luscious Tussar fabric. Kantha is one of the oldest forms of traditional Indian embroidery.