Hindi may topple English on Social Media in India but ignores critical issues (17 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindi is set to topple English as the most popular language on social media in India in 2017 but this comes with a negative, a study on the occasion of International Mother Tongue Day has revealed.

Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy (17 minutes ago)
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Listeria, a common food-borne bacterium, may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy than previously thought, says a study.

Kanye wants Kim to stop going under the knife (19 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West is reportedly urging his wife and reality TV star Kim Kardashian to stop undergoing plastic surgery.

Same-sex marriage legalisation cut US teenage suicide rates (14:32)
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Legalising same-sex marriage at state level in the US reduced an estimated 134,000 suicide attempts per year in high school students as well as among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents, suggesting that social policies can affect behaviour, researchers claim.

Choose the right rugs, carpets to add luxury to your home (13:34)
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Rugs and carpets are not just other interior design accessories but are the must-haves that you shouldnt like to compromise with... Along with keeping your bare feet happy, they lift a room with its warmth and vibrancy.

Eating mercury rich fish may up neurological disease risk (13:04)
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Love to eat fish and other seafood? Be careful, as eating mercury-rich fish such as shark and swordfish may increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- that takes away the ability of nerve cells to interact with the body's muscles -- a study has warned.

Ellie Goulding back with former beau (13:02)
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Ellie Goulding has sparked reconciliation rumours with her former boyfriend Dougie Poynter, after they attended London Fashion Week parties together.

Ex-GF's apology letter with D- grade goes viral on Twitter (13:02)
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) An apology letter by a student's ex-girlfriend has gone viral after the student from Stetson University in Florida, the US, broke the 'convention' by grading the letter and posted it on the micro-blogging site Twitter.

Dry days are absurd: Pooja Bedi (12:50)
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bedi wonders why voting days are dry days. She finds it absurd.

India wins 'Best Country Award' at London Fashion Week (12:32)
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) It was yet another benchmark for Indian fashion and design industry when India was declared the winner of "Best Country Award" for exhibit curated by IMG Reliance at the International Fashion Showcase (IFS) during London Fashion Week.

Heavy drinking may cause arterial stiffness in men (12:16)
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Men with heavy alcohol intake over the years may be at higher risk of developing arterial stiffness, premature ageing of arteries, increasing their risk for heart disease, says a study.

Prefer going solo while travelling? Think again (11:54)
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Travelling by oneself is becoming a growing trend but imagine companionship and comfort of likeminded people creating amazing memories that you might treasure for the rest of your life, and in a budget that would not kill your pocket?

Share photos, videos, GIFs via WhatsApp 'Status' now (11:40)
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Popular messaging platform WhatsApp has updated to "Status" feature that allows users to share images and videos with their contacts on WhatsApp in a secure way.

Avoid fast fashion: Gaurav Gupta backs anti-pollution campaign (Lead) (11:20)
By Nivedita
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Gaurav Gupta, who has come on board 'The Anti Pollution Riot Campaign', feels people lack knowledge about the "danger" related to environment. He has urged the public to stop consuming fast fashion as it creates more dump products, resulting in pollution.

Designer Gaurav Gupta partakes in anti-pollution campaign (10:50)
By Nivedita
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Gaurav Gupta, who has come on board 'The Anti Pollution Riot Campaign', feels people lack knowledge about the "danger" related to environment. He has urged the public to stop consuming fast fashion as it creates more dump products, resulting in pollution.

Scherzinger flashes cleavage in new ad (06:26)
Cape Town, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger was spotted flashing her ample cleavage and toned abs while filming a commercial here.

How to fix broken make-up products (01:56)
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) They cost you a bomb and then you painfully watch them slipping from your hands and hitting the floor -- cosmetics can easily break. But be it a broken compact powder or lipstick, they can be fixed, says an expert.

Protect your skin from sun with home care tips (19:56)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As the hot and scorching summer is right at the doorstep, instances of diverse skin problems are faced by one and all. To counteract this problem, one can try some Do It Yourself (DIY) remedies.

Second child makes families happier: Chinese survey (18:54)
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Majority of Chinese families that have a second child are happier, according to a survey.

Losing smartphones may up PTSD symptoms in youngsters (18:48)
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Three of four young adults are likely to exhibit symptoms such as fidgeting and scratching of stress similar to those seen in people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), upon being separated from their smartphones, researchers say.

Urban population prefers fewer kids (17:04)
New York, Feb 20 (IANS) People living in big cities with a large density of population are more likely to prefer long-term romantic relationships, have fewer children and invest more in education, suggesting that they value quality over quantity, researchers say.

Just one-third parents confident of feeding kids healthy food (15:32)
New York, Feb 20 (IANS) Although a majority of parents agree with the importance of healthy diets during childhood, only a third are confident that they are doing a good job shaping their child's eating habits, a survey on children's health in the US has said.

Singing to babies benefits mothers too (14:16)
New York, Feb 20 (IANS) Unlike other forms of caregiving, mothers singing to their babies is a universal behaviour, and new research shows that the act could be mutually beneficial for both the mother and the child.

Landscapes, Solitaire and Graffiti: This exhibition takes a classic look at Paris  (14:14)
By Saket Suman
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Have you seen the pictures of the iconic Eiffel Tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris? A large ethereal photograph of the 19th century architectural marvel welcomes one to "La Vie A Paris," an exhibition of photographs by Rupin Thomas. The photograph of Eiffel Tower, like most others on display, brings a different perspective to the much known tourist site.

Mumbai celebrities walk fashion ramp with pets (Lead, Superseding earlier story) (13:52)
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) From yesteryear actor Jeetendra to actor-producer Arbaaz Khan and singers Armaan Malik to Sukhwinder Singh and more walked the ramp here as part of the city's first ‘Glam Dogs Show, a pet festival.

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