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Vishwakarma Day 2018: History, significance, shubh muhurat and puja timings | more lifestyle

Vishwakarma Day 2018: History, significance, shubh muhurat and puja timings | more lifestyle

Vishwakarma Puja, also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti is a Hindu festival which is celebrated every year in September or October. It is celebrated according to the solar calendar on the day that the sun god leaves Simha rashi and enters Kanya rashi, also known as Kanya Sankranti Diwas. Vishwakarma Puja ...

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Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit is the next big vacation destination, here’s why | travel

Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit is the next big vacation destination, here’s why | travel

You’ve likely never heard of Mexico’s next big vacation gold mine. After all, Riviera Nayarit made up its own name—and has only been using it for roughly a decade. But this 200-mile stretch of Pacific coastline, its southern tip is just a few minutes’ drive north of Puerto Vallarta, is ...

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Asthma risk higher in babies whose mothers are exposed to pollen | fitness

Asthma risk higher in babies whose mothers are exposed to pollen | fitness

Babies born to mothers who were exposed to pollen during the last trimester may be at increased risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma, says a study. The findings showed that those born during the peak grass pollen season had high immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels in umbilical cord blood ...

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Children with asthma may lag at school, opt for non-manual jobs | fitness

Children with asthma may lag at school, opt for non-manual jobs | fitness

People who suffer from persistent asthma at a young age are more likely to leave school at the age of 16, and those who make it to university are more likely to drop out early, a new study reveals. The research was presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, ...

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7 home decor hacks for the festive season that you can’t go wrong with | more lifestyle

7 home decor hacks for the festive season that you can’t go wrong with | more lifestyle

Refurbishing or redecorating your home for the festive season can set the mood for the rest of the festivities in the year. Sangeeta Kapoor, founder and interior designer, Melange, and Jade Davies, CEO and interior designer, MKM Luxe Suisse, give tips to make your home festival-ready: *Fill your home with ...

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Why people with asthma are at higher risk of obesity | fitness

Why people with asthma are at higher risk of obesity | fitness

While obesity is known to be a risk factor for developing asthma, according to a study, people with asthma are also likely to become obese. The research indicates that those who develop asthma as adults and those who have non-allergic asthma are at the greatest risk of obesity. According to ...

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Today is Gauri Puja, here’s the reason it is celebrated | more lifestyle

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Today is Gauri Puja, here’s the reason it is celebrated | more lifestyle

During the 10 days of Ganapati festival, many communities in India perform Gauri Puja. This year, Gauri Puja begins on September 15 with the avahan (welcoming) of the goddess Gauri, and ends on September 17th with visarjan. In many regional cultures, Gauri is considered to be Ganesha’s sisters — Jyestha ...

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 3 sweet dish recipes that you have to try | more lifestyle

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 3 sweet dish recipes that you have to try | more lifestyle

During Ganeshotsav, devotees throng pandals across Mumbai and other cities, and feast on sweets such as modak, which is considered Ganesha’s favourite. To mark the end of the festival, the idols are immersed in water (visarjan) to the chants of Ganpati Bappa Moraya, Pudhchya Varshi Lavkar Ya (come back soon ...

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High-fibre diet can reduce brain inflammation caused by ageing | health

High-fibre diet can reduce brain inflammation caused by ageing | health

Dietary fibre — found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes — reduces brain inflammation during ageing, finds a study. Dietary fibre promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut. When these bacteria digest fibre, they produce short-chain-fatty-acids (SCFAs), including butyrate, as by-products. “Butyrate is of interest because ...

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Ganesh Puja 2018, 5 healthy dishes to indulge in without gaining weight | more lifestyle

Ganesh Puja 2018, 5 healthy dishes to indulge in without gaining weight | more lifestyle

Ganesh Puja is a festival celebrating Lord Ganesha’s visit to the homes of devotees in the month of Bhadra, according to the Hindu calendar. The festival concludes on the 10th day of his visit, when he returns to his parents — Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva — on Mount Kailash. ...

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