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WHO warning over global lack of exercise

Very little progress has been made in reducing levels of inactivity worldwide, experts have warned. A WHO report estimates that more than a quarter of people worldwide – 1.4 billion – are not doing enough physical exercise, a figure that has barely improved since 2001.   Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease, ...

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Time to reinvent flashback jewellery

The ancestral jewel pieces in one’s jewellery collection can be the most personal and expressive accessories with both emotional as well as financial value attached to them.   While the prime key to reworking with the ancestral jewels is to suit the current owner’s taste, here are some tips and tricks using which the fashionistas can strike a style statement ...

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Most individuals don’t care if partners have disability: Survey

Individuals are open to companionship with people with disabilities, according to a survey.   Inclov, a matchmaking platform for people with disabilities, conducted a survey among 30,000 people with disabilities and health disorders across 300 cities in India. The participating age group ranged from 18 to 30 years.  The survey found that a majority of 61 per cent of the ...

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Janmashtami 2018: When is Gokulashtami? Date, significance, celebrations

Celebrated by Hindus across the world, Janmashtami or Gokulashtami marks the birth of the Lord Vishnu’s eighth reincarnation, Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna was born on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksh (waning moon) in the month of Shrawan, according to the Hindu calendar. This year, the festival of Janmashtami will be celebrated on 2nd September.   Significance   According ...

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Take vacations to boost your longevity

Want to have a long life? Besides leading a healthy lifestyle, taking at least three vacations a year between your work schedule seems to be the key, especially for men, suggested a study. People with shorter vacations worked more and slept lesser than those who took longer vacations, which took a toll on their health and affected their lifespan, reports ...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan dazzles the ramp on LFW grand finale

The grand finale of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 couldn’t get any grander as Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan unleashed her inner diva for ace designer Monisha Jaising’s latest collection “Shades Of A Diva”. Kareena, who is the brand ambassador of cosmetic brand Lakmé Absolute, dazzled the ramp in a holographic coloured off-shoulder gown for Jaising’s line, which saw a ...

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7 tips to take care of your feet this monsoon

During the rainy season, we often tend to neglect the most important part of our body, which is our feet.   In monsoon, humidity increases the chances of foot-related ailments, which is why one needs to take extra care of them. The rains can cause bacterial and fungal infections like ringworm, itching, and redness.  Well, worry not! Keep your feet ...

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Raksha Bandhan: How single children, or siblings of same gender, feel about Rakhi

It’s Raksha Bandhan today — the much awaited annual festival that celebrates the love and affection between siblings, especially brothers and sisters. Though the exact origin of Raksha Bandhan is unknown, mythology and history are riddled with stories and narratives regarding the sacred thread, each famous in its own right. With shops selling glittering rakhis and displaying a variety of ...

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Beauty is confidence: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan believes looking beautiful is all about feeling confident. The 37-year-old actor, who is launching her signature make-up range in collaboration with Lakme, says polishing one’s strength is the best way to stand out in the crowd.   “Beauty is confidence. I strongly believe that highlighting your positives and playing on your strengths is the key ...

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Let your hands breathe at night

Let your hands get a skin care routine every night. The benefits of night treatment are so impressive that you wouldn’t have ever imagined. When your hands retire for the day, it is very important to deeply moisturise them after cleansing. This will help keep them beautiful, attractive, silky and healthy. The main reason your hands start to feel rough ...

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