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VS Naipaul: A controversial author who crafted his lines and insults

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 12, 2018 3:53:50 pm Not the one to mince words, VS Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to. (Source: AP) Trinidad-born Indian-origin author V S Naipaul passed away at the ...

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Indian-American researchers find way to use turmeric’s power to fight cancer | health

A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill cancer cells. Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric (haldi), the ubiquitous kitchen spice that gives curry ...

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Social media may be ruining your relationships, making you drained and distracted | sex and relationships

With the advent of technology, our digital lives may be making us more distracted, drained and distracted. In a new experiment, researchers found that even minor phone use during a meal with friends was enough to make the diners feel distracted and reduced their enjoyment of the experience. Lead author ...

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Nobel Laurate VS Naipaul passes away: A list of his most celebrated works

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 12, 2018 12:01:14 pm VS Naipaul was a writer with no fixed roots. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) His politics, behaviour and judgment were often suspect, but it’s difficult to fault VS Naipaul’s writing. The Nobel Laureate passed away on Saturday (August 11) at ...

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5 bad habits that can affect your pregnancy | fitness

Pregnancy is a crucial time when a lot of care is needed to ensure a safe delivery. And the mother’s health and habits plays a huge role in determining the well-being of the baby. Certain things can help to give them a boost, such as mothers eating a good diet, ...

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V S Naipaul, Nobel prize winning author, passes away at 85

By: AP | London | Updated: August 12, 2018 7:54:55 am The Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in equal measures, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his London home, his family said. He was 85. (Source: AP) V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born ...

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Nobel prize winning author V S Naipaul dies aged 85

By: Reuters | London | Updated: August 12, 2018 6:34:03 am This 2001 file photo shows British author V.S. Naipaul in Salisbury, England. The Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in equal measures, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his London home, ...

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Dynamics of Dance | The Indian Express

Written by Parul | Updated: August 12, 2018 12:15:25 am Bharatnatyam dancer Apoorva Jayaraman It was at the age of five that Apoorva Jayaraman began her training in dance. She pursued it seriously, and not as a hobby. “Like my education, dance was an integral part of my life. I ...

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This is the amount of salt you need to have to avoid health issues | health

Salt does not damage health unless you have more than twice the recommended amount, said a new study in The Lancet, sparking outrage among public health experts who want salt intake cut in most countries by at least 30%. The study, which analysed data from more than 95,700 people from ...

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Type 1 diabetes can shorten women’s lifespan by 18 years | fitness

Women with type 1 diabetes, a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than women who do not have diabetes. According to a new research, men in the corresponding situation lose almost 14 years of life. The lives ...

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