Sex education, is the process of getting information and forming ideas about sex, sexual identity, relationships and intimacy. Sex education is also about developing young people’s skills so that they feel confident about acting on these. It is generally accepted that young people have a right to sex education and in India it is the most debated topic. Read More
Scientists from China, Britain and the US have unearthed a link between passive smoking and the worsening risk of dementia, based on a study involving nearly 6,000 people in five provinces of China.
Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons Read More
Passive smoking increases risk of severe dementia, according to a new study carried out in China which has determined such a link for the first time.
An international study by scientists in China, the UK and US found a link between passive smoking and syndromes of dementia. Read More
Whether you prefer a gooey chocolate truffle or a mug of hot cocoa, chocolate is the number one indulgence for most of us. But this indulgence comes at a price, right? After all, isn’t chocolate bad for us, full of caffeine and saturated fat? Not so fast—new research has shown that chocolate can be a part Read More
Chickenpox (or chicken pox) is a highly contagious disease caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). It usually starts with vesicular skin rash mainly on the body and head rather than at the periphery and becomes itchy, raw pockmarks, which mostly heal without scarring. Read More
You could call it a massive social media mistake by social media itself. I think it was an admirable moment of honesty between Facebook and the world. Facebook seems to have had a moment of clarity. Years ago its official stats page touted how much time users spent on the site. Read More
Pimples are the small monsters that have been creating havoc in the lives of many people since long. They are skin lesions or inflammations of the skin that are commonly caused by clogged or infected pores. The clogging is due to a type of oil called sebum that lubricates skin and hair. Pimples also develop when the blackheads or whiteheads get infected. Read More
The number of new annual HIV/AIDS cases in India have dropped by 57 per cent in the last decade as against 20 per cent globally, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday. Read More
Our fingernails are always so exposed. They can harbor bacteria, become brittle and just plain unattractive when you don’t take care of them. Here are some tips to keep your nails in tip top shape from keeping them clean to primped and pretty. Read More
Bodybuilding requires commitment. It is a totally different lifestyle that entails letting go of old habits and adopting new ones. You cannot go into bodybuilding and be half- hearted about it. It is a test of strength, self-discipline and willpower. Start only when you are sure you can commit time, effort and energy. Read More
Come January and it is time to celebrate. All over India, people gather to celebrate not only a fruitful harvest, but the wealth of goodness bestowed upon them. In North India, people celebrate Lohri and Makar Sankranti, in the west Uttarayan, in Tamil Nadu it is Pongal and there is MaghaBihu in the east. Read More
These countries top the list in going green: from energy conservation to agriculture, environmental protection to water cycle
Here goes the description starting from the country that stands tenth and so on. Read More
The world is becoming smaller and more united demands are made more unifying be it the life we live, values we emulate, and education we pursue. Predominantly, westerners colonize the mentality of all people across the globe which creates such unity in diversity. Such global phenomenon transforms a unique and ideal culture Read More
Asia’s largest slum, Dharavi, lies on prime property right in the middle of India’s financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay).It is home to more than a million people. Many are second-generation residents, whose parents moved in years ago.Today’s Dharavi bears no resemblance to the fishing village it once was. A city within a city, it is one unending stretch of narrow dirty lanes, Read More
Soaring peaks, breathtaking valleys, lush flora, cool, crisp mountain air. This is Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra’s most popular hill station, and once the summer capital of the Bombay Presidency during the British Raj.
Mahabaleshwar means ‘God of Great Power’ in Sanskrit. Read More
China is reputed as the oldest continuous civilization in the word. Its unique culture and customers make it a charming place for visiting. Before setting foot on this enchanting land, you are suggested knowing some facts about China including its people, language, Chinese names, etiquette and holidays. Read More
The title stands very true for this place as Kasauli is a small place with a beautiful nature around it. This place lies on the Kalka-Shimla road.
Kasauli is a picture postcard destination, a favored retreat of Khushwant Singh. Best of all, the area is no bigger than a few large-ish farms put together. Read More
Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people. It is the official language of Maharashtra and Goa and is one of the 23 official languages of India. It is the 19th most spoken language in the world. Marathi has the fourth largest number of native speakers in IndiaMarathi has some of the oldest literature Read More
During the 17th century Chandni Chowk (literally Moonlight Square”), in the walled city of Shahjahanabad, now Old Delhi was the center of Mughal culture. Nobility lived in the giant mansions, called havelis, with their staff, elephants, and resident poets, and the silver merchants who gave the road its name lined the area’s eponymous central avenue. Read More
Among the many resolutions that people list, one is more often than not to get more organized – be it at work, the way one manages one’s time or then at home. Even when it comes to keeping your house clean, organization is the key. Get rid of all the clutter but don’t dump things haphazardly in drawers and cupboards. Read More