How to manage stretch marks during and post-pregnancy
  • How to manage stretch marks during and post-pregnancy(14:00)
    New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Stretch marks are a common annoyance during and post-pregnancy and the easiest and most convenient way of reducing these marks is by following a pregnancy skincare regimen, health experts have said.
K'taka unveils new policy to boost tourism, create jobs
Sad state of Yamuna pains green warriors (World Rivers Day)
  • Sad state of Yamuna pains green warriors (World Rivers Day)(12:31)
    Brij Khandelwal
    Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) River lovers and green activists in Agra on Sunday celebrated the World Rivers Day, at the Etmauddaula view-point park, by cleaning up a stretch of Yamuna bank and taking out a rally to demand a comprehensive National Rivers policy along with constitution of a Central Rivers Authority to manage major rivers of India.
Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown
  • Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown(13:57)
    London, Sep 26 (IANS) Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against the psychological stress during the lockdown, say researchers adding that keeping pets linked to better mental health and reduction in loneliness.
Lockdown babies: Celebs the stork visited amid pandemic
  • Lockdown babies: Celebs the stork visited amid pandemic(07:13)
    New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) While the world was locked in owing to the pandemic, the stork was working overtime everywhere. Our celebrities were no exception, with many glam couples making a welcome addition to their families in the past months.
Manoj Bajpayee on turning singer: 'Nobody could think of rapping in Bhojpuri'
  • Manoj Bajpayee on turning singer: 'Nobody could think of rapping in Bhojpuri'(07:07)
    Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is being praised for his rapping skills in the new single, Bambai main ka ba. The song has been very well received and the National Award-winning actor says the reason behind its success is because the track is in a native language and that it deals with the migrant issue.
Telefilm 'Footfairy' aims to start trend of 'TV first' releases in age of OTT premieres
At 7, child prodigy honours literary legacy with first book
  • At 7, child prodigy honours literary legacy with first book(14:52)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Padma Bhushan recipient Rashtrakavi Maithalisharan Gupts and Santkavi Siyaramsharan Gupt's great grand daughter Abhijita Gupta, who is all of seven years and a child prodigy, has penned her first collection of stories and poems.
Vidyut Jammwal: People should talk of kalaripayattu, the Indian martial art
Bangash brothers: COVID-19 big blow, but better to be safe than sorry
  • Bangash brothers: COVID-19 big blow, but better to be safe than sorry(15:15)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) By its nature, classical music is magical in its impact only in a concert hall, but the global shutdown induced by COVID-19 is an interval to the planet, says sarod virtuoso Amaan Ali Bangash. "Im sure that our second half will be more magical and breathtaking, god willing," believes the 43-year-old ace classical musician.
Ramlila with wooden puppets in Varanasi this year
A teacher who led a hockey revolution among tribals in Jharkhand
She walked away with her dreams and fulfilled them
  • She walked away with her dreams and fulfilled them(09:26)
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Sanju Rani Verma, now in her early thirties, had walked out of her home in 2013 because she did not wish to get married and 'settle down' like other girls.
Pankaj Tripathi: I choose negative characters wisely
  • Pankaj Tripathi: I choose negative characters wisely(07:02)
    Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Pankaj Tripathi has amassed a fanbase with his numerous performances. Among his highlight acts has been a few negative roles such as the dreaded gangster Kaleen Bhaiyya in the web series, Mirzapur, the butcher-henchman Sultan in Gangs Of Wasseypur, and the power-hungry Guruji in Sacred Games. He says he chooses negative characters wisely.
Pandemic-hit Pune's sex workers yearn to quit the profession
Eyesight problems rising among kids
  • Eyesight problems rising among kids(14:30)
    Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) With children spending more time on computers and mobile phones for online classes and gaming, cases of eye sight problems are on the rise.
New Hubble image shows colourful stars packed close together
Aditi Rao Hydari: I feel the film industry is an inclusive space
Wildlife population declined by 68% since 1970: WWF
  • Wildlife population declined by 68% since 1970: WWF(15:55)
    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds' decline in less than half a century. This has contributed to environmental degradation, leading to the emergence of zoonotic diseases such as Covid-19, according to WWF's Living Planet Report, 2020.
Of Shelley, Covid and bringing Italy and India closer (IANS Interview)
  • Of Shelley, Covid and bringing Italy and India closer (IANS Interview)(15:14)
    By Vishnu Makhijani
    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Percy Bysshe Shelley was a poet of the Romantic era who had inspired Mahatma Gandhi. Now, his 'Ode To The West Wind' written two centuries ago, Covid-19, an Italian director and an Indian producer have come together for "Human O.A.K.", a short film that is "absolutely poetic, something delicate, something that speaks about the pandemic but in a gentle way".
Binge-drinkers' brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others
'Avoid rush as bad Covid vax to only compound suffering'
  • 'Avoid rush as bad Covid vax to only compound suffering'(16:22)
    New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The suspension of a potential vaccine by UK-based AstraZeneca has raised concerns among the scientific fraternity and some of them on Thursday reiterated against rushing into the key human trials as a bad vaccine will only multiply the suffering humanity is currently going through.
Pak Sikh community wants rare religious scripture placed at shrine
  • Pak Sikh community wants rare religious scripture placed at shrine(13:16)
    Lahore, Sep 10 (IANS) The Sikh community in Pakistan said that it wants a handwritten copy of Guru Granth Sahib, which is currently on display at a museum in Lahore and estimated to be 300 years old, to be placed at the Gurdwara Dera Sahib, according to a media report.
Danish family's 'unseen' Indian art collection heads to auction
  • Danish family's 'unseen' Indian art collection heads to auction(12:46)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) A long-forgotten collection of never-before-seen modern Indian art, including unpublished artworks by master artists V.S. Gaitonde and Ram Kumar, will go under the hammer for the first time at Sotheby's in London on September 29, the auction house announced on Wednesday.
Over 1 drink a day ups high BP risk in diabetic people: Study