Sat, May 15, 2021

  • Every year, May 15 is observed as International Day of Families.
    Experts weigh in on the importance of health this International Day of Families
    It celebrates the importance of families and aims to raise awareness of issues relating to families. The pandemic has put a pause on one's family's daily routine and has left many families with no option but to stay home. Schools have been closed, workplaces shut, and many parents and caretakers are home with their families. Keeping this in mind, the theme this year for the day has been kept as what the impact of new technologies has been on the well-being of families.On the account of International Day of Families, we need to contribute to better health and well-being for our families and ourselves and take charge of everyone's health by incorporating small yet impactful changes to our lifestyle. A good way to start this is by making informed food choices and snacking right. Nuts like almonds are a source of 15 nutrients such as vitamin...
  • People celebrate Akshaya Tritiya at home amid pandemic as gold shops remain closed People celebrate Akshaya Tritiya at home amid pandemic as gold shops remain closed

    Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most auspicious days celebrated by Hindus across the country.

  • Rising death toll causing mental health issues Rising death toll causing mental health issues

    Ritesh Chaturvedi (name changed on request) is a senior journalist with a local daily. Since the past four days, he has been complaining of nausea, is unable to eat and cannot sleep.

  • Pink-coloured sports beverages can boost exercise performance: Study Pink-coloured sports beverages can boost exercise performance: Study

    Want to run faster? Chug a pink-coloured drink to boost your exercise performance! A new study has found that pink-coloured sports beverages can boost performance by 4.4 per cent over clear fluids.

  • Researchers find new approach to understanding our wellbeing Researchers find new approach to understanding our wellbeing

    The new research led by Swansea University highlights the importance of taking a wider approach to wellbeing and how it can be influenced by issues such as inequality and anthropogenic climate change.

  • Ruskin Bond handpicks his favourite children's stories ahead of 87th birthday Ruskin Bond handpicks his favourite children's stories ahead of 87th birthday

    India's favourite writer Ruskin Bond has brought forth a carefully curated and handpicked collection of his short stories in a new book titled 'All Time Favourites For Children'.

  • Study reveals short gratitude intervention can increase academic motivation Study reveals short gratitude intervention can increase academic motivation

    In a recent study, researchers from Ritsumeikan University and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, have explored a simple strategy to increase motivation...

  • Parks not only safe, but essential during pandemic: Drexel study Parks not only safe, but essential during pandemic: Drexel study

    Parks played an important role for people seeking respite from the toll of social isolation during the pandemic, and they did so without increasing the spread of COVID-19, according to new research...

  • Protect yourself against the summer sun Protect yourself against the summer sun

    Too much balcony time, exposure to the sun and gadgets may increase skin-related problems.

  • Celebrating the spirit of nursing Celebrating the spirit of nursing

    Recognising nurses are the indispensable warriors of India's fight against the Coronavirus, medical institutions across the country paid special tributes to nurses and lauded their efforts to mark the...