Green, open public spaces will foster a healthy society

he Raahgiri initiative in Gurugram has been one positive example of claiming streets for people and activity.(Hindustan Times/HT File ) Over the past several months, this column has consistently exhorted people to enjoy the streets and public spaces in the city. I have spoken about improving walkability, public transport, markets and encouraging social interaction for […]

Oscars 2019: Academy reverses plan to present four awards during the commercial break, will air all awards live

Decor for the 91th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball is displayed at the press preview at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 15, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (AFP) Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]

Don’t exercise 3 hours before bedtime, here’s why it will do you no good

Late exercises help you stay fitter, but they can disrupt your stable heart rate, which is one of the core factors that can have an impact on your restorative sleep.(Getty Images) Working out in a gym will do you no good if you are not smart about your fitness routine. Turns out, working out late […]

Best yoga asanas, fitness experts say these 10 poses every day in the morning will give you a great start

Are you always feeling lethargic and tired without any underlying medical condition? A daily 10-minute yoga routine can help you feel more energetic, and help you regain body-mind balance. While many people feel that yoga doesn’t match up to cardio exercises or heavy duty High-intensity interval training, research has shown that yoga can help you […]