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The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain signs big deal with BBC

  Last year’s The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has signed a deal with the BBC to front various programmes for the broadcaster.   The broadcaster revealed that Hussain was making a “home” for herself on the BBC, adding that she will continue doing The One Show segments while developing “other exciting programme ideas”.   The news dampens ...

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4 Simple Tricks to Improve Your Concentration

  Do you find yourself powering through work one minute and watching cat videos the next? That sounds about right: A study last year by Microsoft discovered that the average attention span is eight seconds. (Curse smartphones!) Refocus with these four adjustments. Take a break Give yourself two short breathers over the course of an hour. While that may sound ...

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Can I eat my office lunch at my desk?

  Everyday lunch hour at work is like an olfactory overload. From one side you are treated to a whiff of rajma-chawal, from another, gobhi masala with a bit of raw onion for extra zing. And this is not the office cafeteria. All this is served desk side, thanks to a number of colleagues dining al-desko. THE LUNCH OFFENDERS Even ...

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High-stressed jobs can lead to early grave: Study

  If you are in a high-stress job with little or no control over the work flow, chances are you are heading towards innumerable health conditions — even an early death — than those who have flexibility and discretion in their jobs. A team of researchers from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business found that individuals in low-control jobs, high ...

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The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain signs big deal with BBC

  Last year’s The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has signed a deal with the BBC to front various programmes for the broadcaster. The broadcaster revealed that Hussain was making a “home” for herself on the BBC, adding that she will continue doing The One Show segments while developing “other exciting programme ideas”. The news dampens rumours Hussain ...

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Love for the loom

    4 super women slay the sari game Trends come and trends go, but if there’s a timeless failsafe for Bengali women, something they turn to when they feel like going that extra mile, it’s the sari. The feminine, flowing garment not only flatters the spectrum of Bengali body types, but its elegance transcends every age. With urban lifestyles ...

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, which are the fairest sunglasses of them all?

Rainbow-bright sunglasses are invading the global fashion scene this season. The huge rainbow-reflective lenses have found fans in several regional and international fashion trendsetters. Sunglasses with black lenses have dominated the fashion scene for ages.They successfully hide the eyes and the wearer does not have to worry about any eye makeup underneath. Mirrored sunglasses provide an eye-catching camouflage and have ...

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Pune-based Prineet Grewal crowned Mrs India Earth 2016

    The 29-year-old Prineet Grewal was crowned at a gala ceremony in Dwarka amid members of the fashion industry. ) For Pune-based Prineet Grewal, it was a matter of great pride as she was crowned the winner of the beauty pageant Mrs India Earth 2016. The 29-year-old was crowned at a gala ceremony amid members of the fashion industry. ...

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4 Skin Care Products to Repair Sun Damaged Skin

These days, protecting our skin when the sun is shining has become second nature to many of us, especially those with delicate, porcelain skin. But what happens when the signs of sun damage start to make themselves known, after the fact? You see, sun damage is a sneaky beast, biding its time before showing up on our skin – sometimes ...

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How to talk to an overweight child

As a parent, you care about your child’s health. Given the public-health focus on childhood obesity, it would be hard to not be concerned if your child is overweight. The question many parents in this position are grappling with is “Should I say something to my child about the weight – or not?” Research suggests you shouldn’t, because making comments ...

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