Education

JEE rank not good? Relax, here’s how you can still get into a great institute

There is a reason the JEE is considered one of the toughest examinations in India, if not the world. The difficulty level of the papers in the exam is not the only reason though. The sheer competitiveness of the exam, owing to a massive number of applicants, is also a …

Fashion & Trends

Nothing can stop her: Model Melanie Gaydos is breaking all fashion stereotypes

Very few have the courage to challenge societal norms and model Melanie Gaydos is one of them. Born with ectodermal dysplasia, a condition that makes her teeth, nails, pores and bones grow abnormally, Gaydon also has alopecia, and is partially blind too. But all of that did not stop the …

Food

15 desi Indian sweets you can try at home

1. Sweet indulgence! India is known for its delectable desserts. Popularly called Mithai, we have a rich heritage of traditional sweets that are made in desi ghee or clarified butter (Gulab Jamun, Ghevar, Balushahi, Imarti, Jalebi), baked ( Orissa’s special Chhana Podo), made with mawa like( Burfi, Milk Cake), chhana …

Food

6 interesting twists you can give to your dosa

1. True delight! Dosa is a South Indian staple and the most sought after dish of the those who do not eat meat. While we may look at it a delectable pancake, served with sambhar and chutney, it is actually a very scientific and healthy meal, loaded with most of …

Health

Can positive thinking make you depressed?

You enter a book store these days and all you see is – ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’, ‘Attitude is Everything’, ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’, ‘Think and Grow Rich’, ‘The Power is Within You’, and the likes. Is it possible that positive thinking is only an overrated concept? What …

Food

15 desi Indian sweets you can try at home

1. Sweet indulgence! India is known for its delectable desserts. Popularly called Mithai, we have a rich heritage of traditional sweets that are made in desi ghee or clarified butter (Gulab Jamun, Ghevar, Balushahi, Imarti, Jalebi), baked ( Orissa’s special Chhana Podo), made with mawa like( Burfi, Milk Cake), chhana …

Health

Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day , a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did …

Health

Here’s how you can prevent your child from wetting the bed

 Children who wet the bed are often ridiculed. Many-a-times, night-time bedwettingcontinue in children even after the age of five years, posing a problem for the child as well as his parents. In such children, the ability to hold urine is diminished or under-developed, and this could be due to a …

Food

Walnuts Can Help Suppress Hunger And Make You Feel Full For longer: Study

Walnut, the single-seeded stone fruit, rich in  omega-3 fats, protein, antioxidants, plant sterols, magnesium, copper, Vitamins A, D, etc can also help you in your weight loss trail by making you  feel fuller for longer, and suppressing hunger. According to a recent study, walnuts, salmon and canola oil regularly can influence favourable …

Health

Regular Exercise Can Bring Down Postpartum Depression in New Mothers:Study

Postpartum depression is a phenomenon that can occur in some mothers right after childbirth. It can hamper the joy of conceiving the child by making you feel dejected, hopeless, and worthless. One may even have trouble caring for and bonding with their baby in severe cases. However, a latest study …