Fitness for your sake, not social media

The predictions have started pouring in with regards to the trends that may rule the roost in the wellness sector this year. From swapping retinol with bakuchiol, carbs with cauliflower, and saying no to certain fitness practises just for the sake of social media posts, here are how things will seemingly get better, health-wise. Bakuchiol […]

Pune’s EKansh Trust to conduct contest in designing clothing for people with disabilities

Having run contests for students of architecture, Anita Iyer Narayan, founder and managing trustee, EKansh Trust has now announced in designing adaptive clothing for people with disabilities. On the concept, Anita shared, “We had run contests for students of architecture earlier. Design impacts our lives. Everything that is not natural is designed by us, and […]

CBSE Adopts TETRA Software For Level Playing Field In Exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been using digital technology to create as much of a level playing field as possible for students who feel unduly penalised by a disproportionately difficult question paper or a stray ambiguous question, a senior official said. The official said that the Board started using the Theory Evaluation […]

Irrfan awaiting final health report to start shooting for Hindi Medium 2, says Bhushan Kumar

Irrfan, who had been undergoing cancer treatment in London since April last year, is finally back in India. And if reports are to be believed, the actor will start shooting for Hindi Medium 2, directed by Homi Adajania on February 22. However, on contacting the makers of the film, co-producer Bhushan Kumar denied this report […]

Pune diabetologists ask for scientific validation on ‘Dixit diet plan’

Leading diabetologists in the city have said that the ‘Dixit diet plan’ which claims to reverse diabetes needs scientific validation and should not be followed blindly. The diet plan conceived by Dr Jagannath Dixit has been growing in popularity. Dr Dixit has also been appointed as BJP’s brand ambassador for anti-obesity and diabetes reversal. Physicians […]

BJP launches exercise to seek people’s suggestions for its manifesto

BJP President Amit Shah and senior party leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday launched “Bharat ke mann ki baat, Modi ke saath”, a month-long exercise to seek suggestions from 10 crore people across the country to help the party prepare its ‘sankalp patra’ (manifesto). Shah said the exercise is aimed at democratising the process of preparing […]

Male nurse arrested for sexually assaulting 3 women cancer patients in Guwahati hospital

A 26-year-old male nurse has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting three women patients at a premier cancer institute in Assam’s Guwahati, police said on Wednesday. Kamal Kanti Sen Choudhury, a resident of Belonia in Tripura, had allegedly assaulted the victims at the B Barooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) in Guwahati on the night of December […]