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 […]

With 6,700 cases and 226 deaths, spike in swine flu triggers health alarm

India has recorded an alarming spike in swine flu (H1N1) this year, with 6,701 cases and 226 deaths confirmed till February 3, compared to 798 cases and 68 deaths during the corresponding period in 2018. The sharpest spike was in the week ending February 3, which reported close to a third (2,101) of the total […]

Exercise with your partner and share fitness goals to lose weight faster

If you’re involving your partner in your weight loss journey, it’s time to pause and rethink it. It could boost the number of kilos you lose, or it could lead put your relationship in jeopardy. A study conducted by the Taylor & Francis Group revealed that there are various kinds of ‘relational environments’ which determines […]

8 exercises that burn most calories, lose weight fast with kick-boxing, jumping rope, swimming

Kickboxing helps tone body parts that don’t usually get a workout when you run, walk or cycle. (Shutterstock) If you’re trying to burn lots of calories with your workouts, looking to maximize your calorie burn or switch up your high-intensity workouts, there are plenty of options to consider. It’s important to note that there are […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]

Keep the flu at bay with healthy foods like garlic, radish and more

There is no doubt that healthy eating habits are an inexpensive health insurance policy which boost immunity. While nutrition cannot eliminate the chances of contracting flu, it would certainly be helpful in strengthening our immune system and lessening the duration and severity of flu symptoms. Instead of turning to antibiotics, it’s always better to try […]

Indian food leads the climate change battle with its meatless diet

The traditional Indian thali now seems to have pride of place on the global table. At least, that’s what recent research and trends, particularly in the West, indicate. As virtuous veganism becomes a value in places like North America, the organic aisles of supermarkets are now cluttered with brands with names like Prana or Guru. […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]