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Lakme Fashion Week 2019: Highlights from Day 1

Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2019: There was a fashion extravaganza on day one. (Source: FS Images / Lakme Fashion Week / IMG Reliance) The Lakme Fashion Week 2019 is underway and designers are taking the ramp by storm. Gaurav Gupta kickstarted the fashion extravaganza and other designers followed suit. On ...

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He swallowed a toothpick. It could have killed him.

Toothpicks are everywhere, jabbed into sliders, wraps, club sandwiches and cocktail garnishes. Often, people have no idea they swallowed one, maybe because they were distracted or eating in a hurry. (Source: Pixabay) (Written by Denise Grady) A young man nearly lost his life to a toothpick he didn’t even know ...

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Women find social interactions more rewarding than men | sex and relationships

A study led by Georgia State University on the brain mechanisms that determine the rewarding properties of social interactions now finds that women find same-sex social interactions to be more rewarding than males. The study also found that females are more sensitive to the rewarding actions of oxytocin (OT) than ...

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Sometimes We Are the Ones Who Need to Change

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.” ~Albert Einstein When I was younger, I had a lot of opinions about what other people needed to change. “Why can’t people conserve more?” “Why can’t people stop throwing cigarette butts on the ground?” ...

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‘Morning persons’ at reduced risk of schizophrenia, depression | fitness

People who are genetically programmed to be early risers may have a better mental well-being, and are at lower risk of schizophrenia and depression, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, revealed some of the inner workings of the body clock, shedding new light on ...

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Both were once on death row, now they share a life helping others

Peter Pringle and Sunny Jacobs, who were both exonerated after serving time in prison, in Tampa.(Source: Christian Michael Delfino/The New York Times) Vincent M Mallozzi Nine years ago, Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle were living in a seaside cottage in a sleepy coastal region of Ireland, when a man from ...

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Coming Of Age | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Mohammad Sammad in a still from Selection Day. Between struggling with commerce lessons and accounting tables — in preparation of his forthcoming class 12 boards — 18-year-old Mohammad Sammad has had to also mug up lines for a film, and practice cricket for at least two hours every day. Sammad, ...

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Screen time might be harmful for toddlers: Study

Using screens can delay a toddler’s development skills like ability to socialise. (Source: File Photo) How much time a toddler should spend before screen has always been a pertinent question. According to a new study, the habit might have some serious repercussions. The Canadian study, as quoted in the BBC, states ...

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Stock up on these foods to keep yourself warm and avoid grocery shopping during winters

Here are some winter foods to keep you warm. (Source: Thinkstock Image/Getty) Given the toasty weather outside, going for grocery shopping during winters is quite a task. Most of us want to avoid the cold and stay tucked in under our blankets most of the time. But then, given grocery ...

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Number of serious afflictions in leprosy cases steadily reducing: Health Ministry data

The proportion of patients having visible deformities, or damage to limbs and nerves, described as Grade 2 disabilities, has almost halved in the last four years, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs shows. (Archive) While the significant number of new cases of leprosy reported in the last ...

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