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Kunal Kapoor's 'The Sweet BreakUp' is all about mithai without sugar  (11:34)
By Vishnu Makhijani IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) As the festive season approaches, celebrity chef Kunal Kapoor has loads of good news for those who complain that Indian mithai is overly sweet and high on calories. He's been able to eliminate the sugar and yet keep the taste and the science involved in preparation intact.

'Australia's foreign minister keen on fashion diplomacy with India' (10:58)
By Nivedita
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu feels that when two nations are forging a relationship they usually talk about political, diplomatic or economical tie-ups but what matters most is the link between people.

Haven't thought about styling for films: Anavila Misra (10:58)
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Anavila Mishra of the brand Anavila says she enjoys the process of creating collections and has not thought about styling in films.

Gaurav Jai Gupta's show, a burst of fabrics (09:58)
By Nivedita
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta's show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes.

Drape the nine yard wonder in different styles (01:56)
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) There are several ways of draping a sari which can make you look different and help you stand out in a crowd. Accessorise it with a waistband or team your sari with a jacket, suggest experts.

Esha Deol gets Neeta Lulla for baby shower outfit (01:18) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Esha Deol, who is expecting her first child with husband Bharat Takhtani, will be wearing a Vrindavan-inspired asymmetrical Anarkali at her baby shower. The actress says she is not bothered about her bump as Neeta Lulla's creation always make her look "flawless".

New pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse (19:12)
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that is effective in alleviating neuropathic pain, a discovery that could be instrumental in addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, one of the biggest public health challenges today.

LFW W/F'17: When bad boy of 'Neerja' had a good time on the runway (19:08)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Actor Jim Sarbh, who got instant success for portraying a negative role in Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja", turned showstopper for designer Anuj Bhutani on the Textile and Sustainable day of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017. He not only was in a relaxed mood, but also showed some dance moves on the ramp.

Pet Fed festival to debut in Mumbai (19:00)
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Pet Fed festival, which takes place in New Delhi, will mark its debut in Mumbai this year. It will be held from December 16 to 17 here.

Night shifts linked with high breast cancer risk: Study (18:20)
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Women who work in night shifts may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, as artificial light blocks a hormone that plays a key role in suppressing growth of its tumours, claims a study.

Sports tournaments generate travel interest in England: Survey (17:22)
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sports tournaments like Women's Cricket World Cup had a trickle down effect on tourism in England, according to a survey.

'Paramparik Karigar': Craftsmen, young designers leave LFW audience in awe (17:20)
By Nivedita
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Textile and Sustainable Day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017 here on Thursday began with the 'Paramparik Karigar' show, which showcased an amalgamation of past-meets-present with creations by artisans and young designers.

How testosterone can influence bull market trading (16:14)
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone, the male sex hormone, can directly influence traders to take financial decisions that can drive prices up and destabilise markets, a study has found.

Ditch your smartphone to curb spending online (15:40)
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) If you want to curb that urge to splurge, putting your smartphone away may help, as touchscreen technology is behind people indulging in guilty pleasures when shopping online, researchers say.

Don't want to alienate elder people: Masaba on youth friendly brand (14:16)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Masaba Gupta's designs are perhaps more relatable to the young crowd, given the edgy and quirky look. The designer agrees, but says she makes sure not to consider a certain age group in mind while making collections.

Skipping breakfast could make your kid undernourished (14:06)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Is your son or daughter in the habit of skipping breakfast regularly? If so, he or she may fall short of the daily required amounts of nutrients that are essential for their growth and development, researchers have warned.

How walnuts can help control appetite (13:08) IANS Photo Service
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and craving for food, says a new study.

Excess workout, steroids leading to infertility among men (13:02)
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A combination of intense workout, which has become a daily trend for many men, along with consumption of steroids is becoming a rising cause of infertility, according to IVF experts.

High-intensity exercise may help combat diabetes risk (12:18)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women.

Royal Opera House, perfect showstopper for Sanjay Garg show (08:50) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The closing show of the opening day of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 by Sanjay Garg was a celebration of purity, craftsmanship and textiles.

Today's youth understand fabric: Ritu Kumar (Lead) (08:36)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Ace designer Ritu Kumar, who has been an epitome of handloom fashion in India, says that the current generation of Indian youth definitely understands fabric but the only thing they do not understand is that why "it needs to be complicated".

Dig into mom's wardrobe to nail boho look (01:36)
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Hunt for vintage pieces like flare pants, floral shirts or skirts in your mother's closet to get the boho look right, say experts.

Today's youths understand fabric: Ritu Kumar (00:04)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Ace designer Ritu Kumar, who has been an epitome of handloom fashion in India, says that the current generation of Indian youth definitely understands fabric but the only thing they doesn't understand is that why "it needs to be complicated".

Nothing has changed after 'Dangal': Sanya Malhotra (19:06) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who came into the limelight with her role as Aamir Khan's daughter in "Dangal", says she is still the same even after the film became a hit, and that the limelight has not made her a different person.

Get detoxifying mantra right after festivities (18:52)
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) After enjoying the long weekend, it is time to flush out the toxins. Drink warm lime water with honey every morning and opt for steamed or stir-fried vegetables to detoxify, say experts.

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