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Reasons that will make you visit Sikkim this summer

Reasons that will make you visit Sikkim this summer

  By Priya Srivastava SIKKIM: Sikkim might be one of the smallest states of the country, but it is the richest and biggest when it comes to natural splendour. Bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal, Sikkim in the Northeast is blessed with some dramatic landscapes. The amazingly beautiful places to visit in Sikkim will astound you and excite you at the […]

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

LONDON: Researchers have identified an enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body which is responsible for cardiovascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases. The findings showed that removal of the enzyme phagocytic NADPH oxidase completely prevents […]

Indians are planning their dream trip to Russia for FIFA World Cup; are you?

Indians are planning their dream trip to Russia for FIFA World Cup; are you?

With the FIFA World Cup 2018 fast approaching, more and more Indians are planning to spend this summer in the host country Russia , says a study conducted by travel marketplace ixigo. According to ixigo, Russia has recorded a 23 per cent month-on-month increase in flight searches from India during the tournament. The growth has […]

What is liquid filled balloon trick to lose weight and why you should NEVER follow it

What is liquid filled balloon trick to lose weight and why you should NEVER follow it

  Losing weight with the help of liquid filled balloon inserted in your stomach is the new weight loss trick. But a warning has been issued by the U.S Food and Drug Administration after 12 deaths have been reported by following this method.  What is the method? A balloon is inserted into the stomach via an invasive endoscopy […]

Legacy of the Tropical Bengal Jute Trade is Left on Cold, Remote Dundee

Legacy of the Tropical Bengal Jute Trade is Left on Cold, Remote Dundee

By Jawahar Malhotra DUNDEE, SCOTLAND: As you exit from the small, nondescript ScottRail train station into the chill, drizzly grey day, across Riverside Drive and the A85 motorway, the hexagonal Discovery Point Museum and exhibition hall catches your eye, and the high masts of the RSS Discovery berthed besides it. A marvel of engineering and […]

Leaving the summer behind: places to visit in India in June

Leaving the summer behind: places to visit in India in June

You must be wondering about the perfect places to visit in June. For a summer of discontent is on us, as the month of June strikes into our lives. The world bathes in a burning yellow, and all you can hear in empty afternoons is the calling of the songbird. In such a scheme of things, it […]

6 surprising reasons you’re losing weight but not belly fat!

6 surprising reasons you’re losing weight but not belly fat!

  Despite eating healthy and doing strength and weight exercises, it is sometimes difficult to lose that darn stubborn belly fat. You may reach the desired result but when it comes to belly fat, you may feel disappointed. Indeed, with loss of weight, belly fat is ought to shrink but there is a possibility to lose weight disproportionately! The […]

YLDP: On the Path of Leadership

YLDP: On the Path of Leadership

By Neil Raguthu HOUSTON: During the Youth Leadership Development Program, I began the journey to become a future leader and learned during the multiple session what it means to be a leader. It takes the ability to promote teamwork, to face failure, and sacrifice for the betterment of others. Being a leader isn’t about improving […]

Watch out! Funny road signs ahead.

Watch out! Funny road signs ahead.

Road or sidewalk signs serve the purpose of notifying drivers of any danger ahead and take necessary precautions for public convenience. But often, road signs can turn out to be a hilarious disaster because as they say, ‘creativity’ knows no bounds and might just tipple over. Here, we’ve rounded up our most bizarre signboards and […]

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: Two men’s efforts to spread awareness about women’s personal hygiene

World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018: Two men’s efforts to spread awareness about women’s personal hygiene

NEW DELHI: “Don’t enter the temple if you are on your periods.” “Don’t touch the pickle if you are menstruating.” “Your mother can’t enter the kitchen, she is ‘dirty’ right now,” these are some of the common things most girls and women across India have heard growing up. While menstruation is a natural body process […]

A complete guide to the Manali-Leh road trip

A complete guide to the Manali-Leh road trip

This is a road trip that has changed many people’s lives. Passing through two 5000 m and two 4900 m high passes with jaw-dropping views, the Manali-Leh road was built as an alternate to the Srinagar-Leh road. It remains the mecca for bikers and an adventurer’s delight. Route details The 474 km long highway begins […]

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Kerala has been on high alert due to mysterious deaths of eight people because of an unidentified viral attack. Out of these, three were reported to be caused by Nipah Virus(NiV). As per the National Institute of Virology, Pune, Nipah Virus is the sole cause of these three deaths. Rajiv Sadanandan, Kerala’s health secretary, has assured that the government […]

Dash-ing Away to Glory: America’s Smartest Family Announced

Dash-ing Away to Glory: America’s Smartest Family Announced

CHICAGO: This past weekend, Chicago’s very own Dash Family won the coveted title of champions on the first season of Zee TV’s America’s Smartest Family and took home the cash prize of $10,000. “We are super excited to be the winners of America’s Smartest Family. It was our first national TV experience and we enjoyed […]

How to Find the Best Educational Summer Activities for Your Child

How to Find the Best Educational Summer Activities for Your Child

Just because school is out for the summer does not mean learning has to stop for your student. As schools across the country prepare for the long summer break, parents are looking for different ways to keep their children in learning mode. In order to avoid the lag that typically happens between the day schools […]

Celebration of the Indo-American Heritage Set for May 12

Celebration of the Indo-American Heritage Set for May 12

HOUSTON: For the second time in three years, Houston Public Library (HPL) and Foundation for India Studies have once again joined hands to put spotlight on the Indo-Americans and celebrate their Indian heritage. The FIS-HPL Project Team met at Jungman Library on April 30, to work out the details of the event. This year’s celebration will take […]

Can we live longer by eating less?

Can we live longer by eating less?

Caloric restriction, or decreasing caloric intake by 20-30 per cent, was first shown to extend life in rats nearly 80 years ago. Since that time, limiting food intake for longevity has been investigated in species from yeast to humans. In yeast and lower animals, caloric restriction has repeatedly been demonstrated to lengthen the life span, […]

This Japanese island is the most trending travel spot on Earth

This Japanese island is the most trending travel spot on Earth

The pristine blue waters and white sandy beaches of beautiful Ishigaki, Japan, have earned the ranking of number one in the world. The island has topped TripAdvisor’s Destinations on the Rise list. The awards, now in its sixth year, recognise 44 destinations around the world selected by measuring year-over-year increase in positive TripAdvisor traveller review […]

Do you get easily angry in hot weather? This finding will surprise you

Do you get easily angry in hot weather? This finding will surprise you

We all get hot and irritable during summers and now we have a theory that explains why it happens. A team in Poland conducted a study to find the link between rising temperature and stress levels. This has been something that has puzzled experts for many years. The research has revealed that cortisol, which is […]

The world’s best sunset destinations

The world’s best sunset destinations

Sunset has a magic beyond the scientific fact of the sun disappearing behind the horizon and the atmosphere playing up the colours as the earth turns. Memories, farewells and romance cloud your thoughts. And like romance, there’s more to it than just science and scattering air molecules. A wedding planner friend was recently asked where […]

Book Launch Event Benefits Pratham’s Beauty Entrepreneurship Program

Book Launch Event Benefits Pratham’s Beauty Entrepreneurship Program

HOUSTON: Dermatologist and author Dr. Rajani Katta recently released her latest book, on eating for younger skin, at an event held to raise funds for Pratham. At the book launch event held on Friday, April 13, all proceeds from the sale of Glow: The Dermatologist’s Guide to a Whole Foods Younger Skin Diet were donated […]

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