Be ‘swadeshi’ in fashion: Designer Madhu Jain 

New Delhi, Dec 16 . The Indian design fraternity and consumers must realise the importance of being "swadeshi" -- a concept in indigenousness promoted by Mahatma Gandhi -- in their fashion statements,...

What’s seen in Indian fashion, unseen elsewhere: French designer Christian Louboutin 

New Delhi, Nov 17.  World-renowned French footwear designer Christian Louboutin says India continues to fascinate people from foreign shores with its indigenous content because designers here are forever exploring the "re-attachment to...
Indian fashion industry lacks direction: Manish Malhotra 

Indian fashion industry lacks direction: Manish Malhotra 

New Delhi, Nov 4. Celebrated designer Manish Malhotra says the Indian fashion industry currently lacks direction and feels designers need to concentrate on the numbers as well as on making fashion accessible...
First-ever 24-hour free wine fountain in Italy

First-ever 24-hour free wine fountain in Italy

Rome, Oct 19. In most areas of the world, public drinking fountain expel tap water, but the newest public drinking fountain in Italy flows red with wine -- and it's free to...
Two Mumbaikars play 'garba-dandiya' on wheelchairs (Human Interest Feature)

Two Mumbaikars play ‘garba-dandiya’ on wheelchairs

Mumbai, Oct 5 - At several suburban Navratri venues in Mumbai, revellers suddenly stop in their tracks to view and admire a young man and a woman as they join the ongoing...
How to prevent heart failure in patients with diabetes

How to prevent heart failure in patients with diabetes

London, Oct 3. For people with Type 2 diabetes, heart failure is a common condition. According to a new study, individuals with Type 2 diabetes who had undergone coronary artery surgery prior...
Delhi continues to top world's most polluted megacities list: WHO

Delhi continues to top world’s most polluted megacities list: WHO

Delhi's air is the worst among world megacities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend‘s  breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-matter (PM2.5) levels were almost four times...

Indian researchers say e-cigarettes can help kick the habit

New Delhi, Oct 3 .  E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking by providing them a significantly safer option, says a paper by Indian researchers who undertook an evidence-based audit of published scientific...
Meditation can keep your emotional brain in check

Meditation can keep your emotional brain in check

New York, Oct 3 . Meditation can help tame your emotions even if you are not a mindful person, suggests a new study. Mindfulness, a moment-by-moment awareness of one's thoughts, feelings and sensations,...
Going for skin lightening, whitening solutions? Rethink 

Going for skin lightening, whitening solutions? Rethink 

New Delhi, Oct 1,  Dark skin is not so beautiful in India -- or so it seems from the flourishing business of skin-lightening and whitening creams, demands for "fair and beautiful girls"...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...