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Sunday, May 29, 2022



As the world’s population grows older, here’s how to focus on healthy ageing
Tue, Nov 02, 2021

Interestingly, healthy ageing does not necessarily mean being completely disease-free. Certain health conditions can be controlled in many older adults, which then hardly affects their overall well-being, says the health body.

‘We strongly believe in cultural sustainability’: Designers Monica and Karishma on their latest bridal collection
Sun, Oct 31, 2021

"Each of us - from designers to consumers - carries a responsibility to be our country's cultural ambassadors."

‘My favourites are Nazma Aapi and Pados Wali Aunty’: Saloni Gaur
Sat, Oct 30, 2021

"I like to observe my surroundings, people, and if I see something funny it just stays in my mind or I write it down."

Payal Kapoor, who lost her vision at 22, is now teaching the visually impaired to cook
Tue, Oct 26, 2021

"I hope this will dispel the misconception that people with blindness can't cook, and have no possibility of making careers in the hotel industry, and become chefs," she said

‘Fashionable, comfortable fabric for all times’: How khadi is emerging as a sustainable fashion choice
Tue, Oct 19, 2021

"Khadi fabrics have special comfort, breathability and absorbency due to its yarns being softly twisted in anticlockwise direction using natural fibres"

‘We hold unrealistic standards, feel even worse about ourselves’: How social media impacts mental health
Mon, Oct 11, 2021

"89 per cent women reported feeling uncomfortable about their own selves when they read comments on social media about other people's appearances"

Khud se Pooche: A campaign by and for women to promote accessibility to dignified healthcare
Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Encouraging women to have agency, the campaign has invited those aged between 18-30 to be ambassadors and champion the change towards building a collective idea of 'care with dignity'.

Orphaned as children, these intellectually-challenged athletes make it big at Special Olympics
Tue, Sep 14, 2021

SOS Children's Village in Khajuri Kalan has been training children with special needs in several games, not just to hone athletic skills, but to boost personality development

‘We choose to live on our terms, nothing wrong with that’: Single moms talk about battling prejudices
Sat, Sep 11, 2021

"It's better to be a full-time single mother than to remain in an unhappy relationship"

‘Got my first break very early because of Salman Khan’: Palak Muchhal
Fri, Sep 03, 2021

"I always knew that singing is not a mere hobby or a career for me. It is much more than that. It is a power through which we can make a difference--you can change a life or save a life."

Can holistic wellness help treat diabetes, hypertension and other chronic illnesses?
Sat, Aug 28, 2021

Physical and mental health are linked and that is where yoga and meditation "play a huge part", says an expert

Body dysmorphia: How obsession with ‘good looks’ impacts the mental health of today’s generation
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

As men and women trapped in the pursuit of socially-approved beauty standards, this obsession with how one looks is something that most of us have experienced at some point in our lives

‘For the first 6-7 years, had no idea what I was doing’: Folk beatboxer Divyansh Kacholia on his journey
Mon, Aug 09, 2021

"Folk is musically very rich, I have loved making music with folk elements in it. It makes me feel a very strong connection to my roots"

‘One of the biggest mistakes during pandemic’: Doctors worry over injudicious antibiotic use in Covid patients
Sat, Jul 24, 2021

Doctors talk about how unscrupulous use of "high-end broad spectrum" antibiotics has increased the risk of antibiotic resistance

‘Couldn’t have asked for a better outfit’: Masoom Minawala on wearing Manish Malhotra sari at Cannes
Tue, Jul 27, 2021

"Although this was not my first time walking the Cannes red carpet, it did feel like that in many ways," says the fashion influencer

‘How could a psychiatrist have helped me out?’ Transgenders share struggle with mental health issues
Mon, Jul 19, 2021

While many of the transgenders experience stress, anxiety and sleepless nights, they are far from being aware about mental health

Pandemic dating: Your Covid-19 vaccination status is now a determiner for potential match on apps
Mon, Jul 12, 2021

According to the analysis by dating apps, it is women, in most cases, who are wary of dating those who have not -- or would not -- take the Covid vaccine

‘Feels great to be India’s only transgender person to head a Covid vaccine centre’: Dr Aqsa Shaikh
Wed, Jul 07, 2021

"Being the nodal officer of a vaccination centre has given me the opportunity to break a lot of myths and misconceptions, dispel rumours and spread positivity"

Can mindfulness apps really help you destress?
Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Lately, therapists have also been recommending mindfulness apps to patients.

Frontline health workers battle anxiety, burnout, PTSD and other issues in pandemic
Wed, Jun 23, 2021

The stress that healthcare workers are dealing with is compounded by the fact that they have the responsibility of saving lives while they worry about that of their own and their families

‘I nearly had a blackout once’: Doctor shares experience of working in a Covid ward during pregnancy
Fri, Jun 04, 2021

"I think what keeps us going during those hours is just an adrenaline rush. It is only after you get out of the PPE kit do you realise that you are exhausted and drenched in sweat"

How eldercare organisations are working as extended family to help old parents amid pandemic
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

With a surge in the number of Covid cases in the country, these elder care organisations have had to augment their operations to meet the needs of as many as possible

Offering shelter, engaging in activities: How people are helping children with COVID-positive parents
Wed, May 19, 2021

While state governments have set up care centres for children with COVID-positive parents, some other people are also trying, in their own capacities, to take care of them

‘It takes immense mental courage to withstand such crisis’: Doctors on COVID duty
Tue, May 11, 2021

In the wake of the "war-like situation", doctors are finding it difficult to be calm and stoic

Lockdown inspires mom to turn entrepreneur by making gluten-free, 100% vegetarian ice cream
Tue, May 04, 2021

The ice creams are made with low-fat cream (no milk or water at all) and have absolutely no stabilizers, emulsifiers, preservatives, artificial flavours, artificial colours, thickeners or any other artificial additives added to them