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  • curry leaves

    Amazing benefits of curry leaves for hair and skin

    Soft and flawless skin, clean and dandruff-free hair and scalp, gorgeous hair... are the things of beauty every women long to have. Those who are naturally blessed with good skin and silky hair are lucky, but others struggle for it. There could be many easy solutions to having the crowning glory and lovely skin. Curry leave is one. Curry leaves not only add flavour to food, but it can treat your skin and hair. Rich in carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, phosphorous, irons

    Life Style | May 25, 2017
  • Ruskin Bond

    Readers’ Bond with Ruskin’s quotes

    Characters from the hills of Dehradun come alive as one reminisces about childhood. Don’t they? Ruskin Bond, India’s one of the most favourite writer celebrated his 83rd birthday on Friday, 19 May, and the characters penned by him are still afresh in every book lover’s memory. From the girl in ‘The Blue Umbrella’ to the boy in ‘The Adventures of Rusty’, Bond created some of the most iconic characters in Indian literature, touching hearts of people from all age groups. Here

    Books & Education | May 19, 2017
  • Ruskin Bond

    Guess which books Ruskin Bond loved as a youngster?

    He is one of Indias most loved writers and has authored dozens of books for children, hundreds of short stories and poems and several anthologies. But in this upcoming work, Ruskin Bond elaborates freely on the many books that he read in his childhood and takes note of those that have helped shape his personality. "Confessions of a Book Lover" offers a window to what one would generally find on Bond's bookshelf. Furthermore, the much revered author provides careful

    Books & Education | May 15, 2017
  • 3D, robots

    3D printed bionic skin could allow robots 'feel'

    US researchers have developed a "revolutionary" process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment, according to a study. The discovery, published online in the journal Advanced Materials, is a major step forward in printing electronics on real human skin, researchers said. The new process was developed by engineers at the University of Minnesota using a one-of-a-kind 3D printer they built in the lab, Xinhua news agency reported on

    Science and Tech | May 14, 2017
  • Printing

    Printing wearable device on human skin comes a step closer

    Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique which they believe could soon make it possible to print electronics directly on human skin. This ultimate wearable technology could eventually be used for health monitoring or by soldiers in the field to detect dangerous chemicals or explosives. "While we haven't printed on human skin yet, we were able to print on the curved surface of a model hand using our technique," said lead researcher Michael McAlpine, Associate Professor at University

    Science and Tech | May 12, 2017
  • Rohit Shetty, Khatron Ke Khiladi 8, Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, Singham

    Not thick skinned but practical in film business: Rohit Shetty

    Popular Bollywood filmmaker Rohit Shetty, known for making entertaining movies, says he takes criticism sportingly because he is practical about film business and understand others' opinion about his work. Asked if he is wise or thick skinned in dealing with criticism of his films, Shetty told here: "I am not thick skinned... I am quite practical in film business. If I talk from the business point, my film is a product and as a businessman, I know my product will cater

    Interviews | May 11, 2017
  • bride

    Another Bihar bride turns back on groom, this time over skin colour!

    It seems girls in Bihar are clear in their head when it comes to choosing the life-partner. They can call off their marriage even on the wedding day right there at the ‘mandap’ if they don't find the groom handsome, smart and suitable! At least half a dozen cases of brides refusing to marry "unsuitable" grooms, on grounds that they were illiterate, drunk, deaf or unemployed, have been reported over the past one month. A bride in Bihar's Buxar district refused to

    Cities | May 10, 2017
  • Sushil Modi, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad, NDA

    Sushil Modi denies asking Nitish to dump Lalu and join NDA

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday refuted media report that he has asked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to dump ally Lalu Prasad's RJD in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in the fodder scam, and join the BJP-led NDA. Soon after the Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Ranchi High Court ruling and ordered that Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad be tried in all the remaining five fodder scam cases, Modi, a former Deputy Chief

    Cities | May 8, 2017
  • Lack of protein skin barrier causes eczema: Study

    Deficiency of a protein that acts as a skin barrier is responsible for triggering eczema -- an itchy inflammation of the skin, scientists said. Atopic eczema is a common skin condition and often found in children in the first year of their life and persists into adulthood with severe itching that has profound effects on well-being and may lead to sleep disturbance. The findings showed that the lack of protein filaggrin impacts other proteins and pathways in the skin, which in turn

    Science and Tech | May 7, 2017
  • DRI,  cache of arms, animal skins

    DRI seizes cache of arms, animal skins in Delhi, UP

    The DRI on Sunday claimed to have busted an international syndicate engaged in smuggling of high-end firearms and animal skins following raids conducted in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. A joint team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Wild Life Department effected the seizures on Saturday following interception of a Slovenian national and two of his accomplices from Indira Gandhi International Airport here.  "Acting on intelligence, the DRI officers intercepted three passengers, including a Slovenian national and two

    Cities | April 30, 2017


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