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25 Mar 2017

Go back to torrents

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

Despite the fact that torrent traffic accounts for a large percentage of the world’s total Internet traffic, torrents have acquired a bad name for themselves.

For the home birds

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

We are millennials and we are proud of our whims and fancies. We socialise through text messages and order food, not cook it. We like things to be a click away and these apps will let us do exactly that.

Protect your privacy

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

This has been a dark month in the world of technology, with WikiLeaks’ mammoth ‘Vault 7’ document release making for some deeply unpleasant reading.

On the food trail

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

Food trends have travelled through the ages across borders though in today’s globalised world, people would think it’s something new. Food history often displays cuisine styles from different lands churning in the cooking pot. Take for example, Istanbul.

Fast fashion needs to slow down

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

When you do six shows a year, there’s not enough time for creative enterprise, an industry expert had once said.

The age of the revivalist

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

Award-winning designer Samant Chauhan has numerous claims to fame — from innovative fabric development to handloom preservation to sustainable fashion and last but not the least craft revival.

HEALTH CAPSULES

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

Untreated sleep apnea in children causes loss of grey matter - brain cells involved in movement, memory, emotions, speech, perception, decision making and self-control, researchers including one of Indian origin have found.

Eat to be happy

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

For a milky moustache

25 Mar 2017 | 2:12 AM

Does your child avoid milk? So how do you maintain her calcium levels? Calcium is the building block for strong healthy bones. Calcium also plays an important role in the proper functioning of nerves and muscles and also helps to release hormones and enzymes in the body.

04 Mar 2017

For environment’s sake: Refurbished phones for you

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Samsung is reportedly planning to resurrect the catastrophic Galaxy Note 7 later this year. The firm will sell modified versions of the handset in emerging markets, including India and Vietnam, according to Hankyung, which claims the move is designed to help Samsung minimise losses and avoid a potential environmental fine.

Go Viral

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

You are there because you want to be seen. And because you want to be seen, you must stand out. Stunning visuals, witty captions and easy call-to-action is the formula for success online.

Now, flag your global identity

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Facebook will now let everyone add a flag to their profile picture, in a move thought to have a far wider significance than just letting people change up their photos. The frames began in 2015 as a way of showing support for a sport team – but has now widened to include nearly 200 different national flags from the smallest to biggest countries.

A legendary game for a legendary phone

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Nokia’s legendary 3310 is all set to return to India. There’s a cult around the phone, which was loved for a number of reasons.

No visa? No problem!

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

A sudden change in his wedding date and Sid Khanna’s honeymoon plans went for a toss. “Courtesy some astrologer, our wedding had to be advanced by almost four months.

Notes new and old and for all times

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Little Fictions, Elbow’s seventh album and the follow-up to their 2014 chart-topping effort The Take Off And Landing Of Everything, can be easily confirmed as their most intimate, casual, and soulful work.

Nowhere to Shimla

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

The accompanying photograph is horrifying. The car has been smashed to smithereens. It was crushed by a huge boulder that rolled down from the hill-top.

Be serious about that sprain

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Remember that sharp twinge of pain as your foot did a sudden twist? What did you do—sprayed on a pain-reliever, or worse, popped a pill? At best, tied on a crepe bandage and then went on with life? If you’ve been guilty of ignoring a sprained ankle, it’s likely to recur, and sometimes come back in a worse form.

Health capsules

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

High blood sugar levels may not only cause diabetes, but also lead to Alzheimer''s disease, say scientists who have found that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of the neurodegenereative disease.

Don't ignore chronic pain

04 Mar 2017 | 2:07 AM

Chronic pain is a clinical entity where the duration of pain exceeds more than three to six months and is not manageable in the respective clinical departments with disease modification and conventional treatments.

25 Feb 2017

That stiffness can be rheumatoid arthritis

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an auto-immune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints resulting in inflammation that causes the tissue that lines the inside of joints to thicken.

Make the most of WhatsApp

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

WhatsApp needs little introduction. A constant presence on Google Play and the App Store’s top apps charts, it’s one of the first apps you’ll download when you buy a new phone and almost certainly your biggest source of notification on a typical day.

200 years of a legacy

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

At a time when dissent and debate in universities across India are under threat, there is one educational institute which is celebrating its long-held tradition of encouraging students to be daring, inquisitive and thought-provoking.

A different ball of wax, always

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Once upon a time, the popular way to announce your arrival on a holiday abroad was to get clicked with Madonna, Shah Rukh Khan, Michael Jackson, Amitabh Bachchan.…

What it’s like to date in your thirties

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Dating is hard at any age, but even more so in your thirties. The playing field is narrower, your number of single friends is dwindling and everyone’s carrying around a whole lot of baggage.

In all fairness?

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Following the Grammy Awards on Sunday evening, the internet was understandably outraged that Adele beat Beyoncé to win the coveted Album of the Year award.

Molecular machines: On the cusp of a revolution

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 went jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines”.

Eat with your mind

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Experts say that eating slowly and genuinely relishing each bite — could be the simple remedy to avoid the endless weight reducing fad diets.

A painful (t)issue

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an auto-immune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints resulting in inflammation that causes the tissue that lines the inside of joints to thicken.

Health Capsules

25 Feb 2017 | 1:59 AM

Briton researchers have found that while treating schizophrenia patients, add-on treatments with high-dose B-vitamins, including B6, B8 and B12, can considerably reduce symptoms of mental disorder.

18 Feb 2017

Extra special

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

It is easy to see why journalists are fixated on the likes of Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. These girls possess undeniable star power. Fair enough. But why do high-calibre actresses, who ride solely on their talent alone, receive comparatively limited play in the media?

The privatisation of space

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

When the race to the moon was at its greatest, the general public’s interest in space exploration was at its peak. While the interest among the masses was high the world over, it was especially boosted by feelings of national pride in the USA and the USSR, with both super powers trying to outdo each other.

Pay a lot more for iPhone 8

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

The new iPhone is going to bring with it some of the biggest advancements ever made. But most people won’t actually be able to get it.

Facebook to the rescue

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

Facebook has extended its controversial ‘Safety Check’ to let people offer help. The Safety Check tool has been available since 2014 and is activated whenever a crisis is present, allowing people to tell their friends and family that they are safe.

This summer, let yourself loose

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

Sleep-in culottes’ boasts the description note of Rina Singh’ collection presented at the Lakme Fashion Week summer resort 2017.

Survival in the hills

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

With everyone running up to the snow-clad hills, there are bound to be traffic jams, not to mention that cars will skid and end up in a ditch!

How to avoid a mouthful of problems

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

‘A stitch in time saves nine’, goes the old saying. And nothing could hold true when it comes to dental problems, particularly emergencies. Please remember that with some dental emergencies, seeing a dentist within 30 minutes or less can mean the difference between saving and losing your tooth.

Prebiotics may help cope with stress

18 Feb 2017 | 1:54 AM

Taking foods rich in prebiotics — such as asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — may promote good gut bacteria and help restore normal sleep patterns after a stressful episode, scientists have found.

04 Feb 2017

App to match cheese & wine

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

For those who often find themselves encountering one of the more middle class dilemmas: ‘What wine should I pair my cheese with?’, fear no more for there is an app to solve your queries.

Waste food may not be so

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

Food waste is a hot topic both for those trying to save money and the planet. And the amount of waste is spiking despite efforts from campaigners and some supermarkets to change public attitudes.

For those who don’t like it simple

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

Who doesn’t love desserts? It’s my favourite part of any meal. Every cuisine has a different selection and flavour to offer — from simplistic ice creams to complex trifles, cakes, mousses and more.

Cancer: Your diet may be the culprit

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

In India, about 2.5 million people currently suffer from some form of cancer and about seven lakh new cases are added everyday to this already high burden.

Curb those sugar cravings

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

If you are experiencing a craving for sugar this does not mean, that your body needs sugar.

A thing called abusive driving

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

Some years ago, two couples, one from the UK and the other from the USA came to India for a holiday.

Mad over Madonna

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

Madonna’s music has been banned “indefinitely” from a Texas radio station following comments she made during the Women’s March.

Happy in his royal space

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

While fashion enthusiasts and those from the industry have been debating on the fashion capital of India — is it Delhi or Mumbai — a couturier is creating magic in a city that doesn’t boast of skyscrapers. Not that the city is non-descript.

What’s age got to do with classical dance?

04 Feb 2017 | 1:48 AM

It was a news item in the morning newspaper — about a 60-year-old giving a classical dance performance that set Sunita Goel thinking. “If she can do it, so can I,” smiles the 54-year-old college lecturer who despite her apprehensions, walked into Delhi’s Triveni Kala Sangam to check if classical dance classes were available for people of an older age group. They were.