Want to ace an exam? Share with friends what you learned (16:30)
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) While preparing for an exam, sharing with a classmate the information that you have studied, may help you recall better and for a longer time compared with just re-reading the notes, a study has found.

Emojis, emoticons now conveying messages on Facebook (16:26)
London, Jan 18 (IANS) On social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram, emojis and emoticons have replaced non-verbal cues like facial movements, voice pitch and other gestures to clarify a message, a study has found.

Transcendental meditation may reduce trauma in female prisoners (14:42)
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Practicing transcendental meditation technique for 20 minutes twice a day can significantly reduce trauma symptoms such as unwanted thoughts and help female prisoners find inner peace, a study has found.

Making Indian craft desirable for today's generation: Designer Anita Dongre (IANS Interview)  (11:48)
By Durga Chakravarty
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) She caters to a range of fashionistas with her multiple labels, each of which exude Indian elements. Popular designer Anita Dongre says sustaining craft in the country, which has a rich cultural heritage, must hold utmost importance in the fashion world today.

Drug may boost memory in patients recovering from depression (17:28)
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A drug commonly used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness may enhance memory and cognitive skills such as concentration and attention in patients recovering from depression, says new research.

Sonam Kapoor to be face of luxury watch brand  (17:20)
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen.

Good head of hair a real confidence booster: Priyanka Chopra  (16:48)
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra makes sure she takes time out of her hectic schedule for a proper hair care regime, and says that good hair acts as a confidence booster.

Mini-strokes may contribute to dementia (16:08)
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Although mini-strokes may seem to last only for a few minutes, the effect may be long lasting and is likely to contribute to dementia, research have suggested.

Acupuncture to reduce excessive crying in babies (16:06)
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Acupuncture may have the potential to effectively reduce incidences of excessive crying in babies with infantile colic, researchers say.

Hairstyle trends to look fabulous (15:50)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bored of the same hairstyle? Try for a retro chick look or for bold hair colours to make a statement, suggests an expert.

How men can battle skin problems (15:48)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With men becoming increasingly conscious about their looks, it can help to give specific attention to skin care, says an expert.

Book your flights hassle-free with new ixigo app (15:16)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Mobile travel search marketplace ixigo on Tuesday launched a new version of its popular app with air travellers.

Get rid of underarm discoloration (14:06)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) If discoloration or darkening of skin in underarms is bothering you, don't fret as it can be tackled in different ways, says an expert.

Hypertension in late life may protect dementia risk (13:26)
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Individuals who develop High blood pressure at the age 80 or older -- known as the 'oldest old' -- may have decreased risk of dementia after age 90, a study has found.

Designers must launch affordable lines: Manish Malhotra (IANS Interview) (12:16)
By Kishori Sud
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS) Not everyone can afford creations by top fashion designers. So, designers must come up with affordable lines as well, says Manish Malhotra, who has draped the global creme de la creme and is one of the most celebrated names in the Indian fashion world.

Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ (11:54)
Jakarta, Jan 17 (IANS) Want your kids to be smarter with higher levels of intelligent quotient (IQ)?

Delhi Pet trade fair to introduce wide range of new products (16:44)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The 9th India International Pet Trade Fair (IIPTF), a three-day event from February 17-19, for the first time will have products related to small mammals and aqua apart from canine products.

Keep acne at bay -- here's how (16:30)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) They come uninvited, and can stay on for long - acne is a common problem that most of us go through. Drinking lots of water, eating a balanced diet and keeping the skin clean can help you keep them at bay, says an expert.

Ed Sheeran invests in fashion label from hometown (15:00)
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran has invested in a fashion label from his hometown.

Try retail therapy to regain your spouse's attention (14:56)
Singapore, Jan 16 (IANS) Ever felt jealous about the attention your partner was giving to someone else? Trying retail therapy like buying eye-catching t-shirts or dresses may help you gain love back in your life.

Delhi Cocktail Week returns with second edition  (14:48)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Award-winning cocktails from some of the city's best bars to bartender cocktail competitions -- there will be all this and more at the second edition of Delhi Cocktail Week, which begins here on February 4.

Lingerie brands Blush, Elegant Moments make India foray (14:40)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Canada-based lingerie brand Blush and American brand Elegant Moments have made an entry into the Indian market through The Lingerie Store (TLS), a lingerie aggregator.

Seeing others 'vape' may boost desire to smoke (11:06)
New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Watching someone smoke a vape pen -- the new generation e-cigarette -- may trigger an immediate, significant and lasting increase in the desire to smoke among teenagers, as similar as watching someone smoke a "combustible" tobacco cigarette, a new study has found.

Bollywood wants its stars to look like Pitt, Kardashian: Celebrity hairstylist (17:16)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Internationally-acclaimed hairstylist Patrick Cameron says Bollywood is taking notes from Hollywood to style their icons a la Kim Kardashian and Brad Pitt. However, he feels the Hindi film industry still maintains its distinct and special identity.

My fashion sense was quite outrageous: Kangana Ranaut (17:16)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut is known for her film projects as well as her fashion sense. The actress says it was not a "conscious leap" to come forward as a style icon.

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