• Air pollution ups risk of chronic sinus problems

    New York: People living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air pollution in these cities, say researchers.In the study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, the researchers foun...

  • Classical dancer interprets Mahabharata to resolve contemporary issues, leaves audience thrilled

    A jam-packed auditorium here witnessed a leading classical dancer profoundly interpreting the Mahabharata in her latest presentation. The audience -- mesmerised at the performance -- couldnt help but ask for more.Titled "Atma Rati," it was performed by award winning classical dancer, Dimple Kaur and...

  • Break free from stereotypes: Neha Dhupia tells women

    Mumbai: Actress Neha Dhupia has starred in a new video, urging women to break free from all the stereotypes and follow their dreams.The video -- "So Basically | Neha Dhupia" -- released by Culture Machine's digital channel Blush on Monday on YouTube is a quirky new series aimed at urging women to b...

  • Marathon as good for the mind as for the body: Experts

    Worshipers of strength and stamina may find in marathon runners their ideals for veneration, but what they perhaps do not realise is that distance running is also associated with superior mental health. The therapeutic/remedial effects of running extend far beyond physical benefits, say experts."Rec...

  • Morocco's Noor: Capturing the sun to bring light

    Four years ago, Morocco imported 93 percent of its energy needs. By 2030, it hopes to get 52 per cent from renewables. Just how serious the country is about solar power comes across loud and clear to visitors as soon as one crosses the Mohamed V International Airport here.Large solar panels along th...

  • India must stop having problems with sex: Ekta Kapoor

    "Banana, strawberry... Do one thing, give a full fruit salad. And yes, chocolate... For dessert." This is not a woman buying groceries, but condoms in a scene from a web-series for Ekta Kapoor's newly launched digital app.The TV star, in a no holds barred chat with IANS here about ALT Balaji, said s...

  • There is no glory in war: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt

    Mahesh Bhatt has often been slammed for unearthing talent from Pakistan and giving it a platform in Indian filmdom. But the filmmaker, who has worked with artistes like Atif Aslam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Sara Loren from across the border, believes there is no glory in war. He says problems, includ...

  • Face exams without fear, say doctors

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2017-03-07 18:24 Starting from March, it is common to see students getting stressed as they need to write one exam after another. Currently, school exams are being conducted and the season of big exams will begin from the II PU exams slated to be held from March...

  • Shivratri – Divine descent and divine birth of God

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2017-02-23 20:37 It is a pity that today all believers consider God to be formless in the sense that He is totally devoid of any shape, form or image, but this belief is simply incompatible with the concept of yoga/bhakti or gyan. How, it may be asked, can the s...

  • Musings from the Seed Fest

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2017-02-22 10:18 Photos by the authorMy earliest recollection of seeds is from my childhood at my mother’s village Mallinathapura in Mandya district. As a kid growing up in my native home, I remember my grandmother taking handful of seeds from a clay pot and c...

  • 'Putta Gowri Maduve' still No.1; Zee Kannada's reality shows break into top 5

    Submitted by Kumuda on Tue, 2017-02-21 20:32 Bengaluru: Two reality shows of Zee Kannada are bringing rich dividends to the channel. According to the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) report for Week 6 (Saturday, 4th February 2017 to Friday, 10th February 2017), only two reality ...

  • This V-Day, gift your valentine terrariums

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2017-02-14 10:17 Bengaluru: This Valentine's Day, gift your loved ones something that will always grow. Small, tabletop potted plants or terrariums are the new definition of gifts. If you care to nurture it - like your love - it will grow and glow. Geetha Girish...