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Indian superstitions that are based off scientific explanations

Apparently a bad day awaits you if a black cat crosses your path. Or maybe even if you washed your hair on Tuesdays and Thursdays Sounds weird, right? Now, get this While most superstitions seem ridiculous & bizarre, apparently, some of them have seemingly logical explanations behind their origin Using lemon and chillies prevents you from buri nazar. Origin: Considered to be the most common totka in Indian society, this […]

‘Suicide is no solution’

A few weeks ago,a senior Mumbai cop couldn’t cope with the excruciating pain of cancer and committed suicide.Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain cut short his life and one more name was added to this sad and depressing list of people taking their own lives when spiritual guru, Bhaiyyuji Maharaj shot himself dead in Indore. I don’t mean to adopt a sermonising attitude towards these people,who chose suicide. Neither is there any […]

6 Reasons Why You Need to Rethink Success

Over the last several years, I have become addicted to reading, writing and talking about success. I follow motivational speakers on Twitter. I regularly listen to tips and tricks on podcasts and YouTube about how to find success in your career, business, relationships, or extracurricular activities. I’ve gone to talks, networked, made connections, and sought out like-minded individuals. I’ve made friends and I tried to influence people. I even wrote […]

Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

A daily yoga routine significantly improve sperm quality, according to a study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The study, which was published in Nature Review Urology, an international medical journal, early this year, was conducted by experts in the Department of Anatomy at AIIMS in collaboration with the Department of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The major cause of defective sperm function is DNA damage. […]

Health Benefits of Fennel Seeds

India is the largest exporter of fennel seeds, widely known as saunf. A common practice in most Indian households is to have few fennel seeds or saunf at the end of every meal. This practice you might think is to freshen the mouth, but think again. A concentrated source of minerals like Copper, Potassium, Calcium, Zinc, Manganese , Vitamin C, Iron, Selenium and Magnesium, the age old practice does much […]

World Brain Tumor Day: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Of Brain Tumor

World Brain Tumor Day 2018 is celebrated on June 8. The day is observed all across the world in order to raise awareness about brain tumor and how to deal with the condition in the most effective manner. On this World Brain Tumor Day, we talk about the causes, treatment and prevention of brain tumor and who all are most prone to the condition. Causes of brain tumors are mostly […]

The One Question You Must Answer for a Life Full of Happiness and Fulfillment

When you see very passionate people in business, education, or religious life you may wonder where that level of passion comes from. They can rant across the stage and we all, in rapt attention, follow their every movement and take notes on every word they say. These people exude passion and the radiate enthusiasm. But passion is not manifested, it is derived. Individuals who’ve reached the top of their field […]

Breakthrough: Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer, says study

A woman with an aggressive form of breast cancer, which defied chemotherapy and spread to other organs, was cured with an experimental treatment that triggered her immune system. The woman has been cancer-free for two years, reported the US-based team of researchers, presenting their results as “a new immunotherapy approach” for the treatment of patients with a late-stage form of the disease. Other experts who were not involved in the […]

India among top five countries in e-waste generation: Study

Despite the government`s emphasis on Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart Cities project, India continues to be among the top five countries generating e-waste, an ASSOCHAM-NEC recent study said here on Monday. The other countries topping the chart of e-waste generation are China, USA, Japan and Germany. The study was published coinciding with “Environment Day” (June 5). In India, Maharashtra contributes the largest e-waste of 19.8 percent but recycles only about […]

12 Interesting Mango Facts Even The Non Mango Lovers Would Enjoy!

The summers are here, or should we say the season of mangoes is here. Much like all the legendary things around the world, it is only when you have had a bite of the pulpy wonder can you understand the great hype surrounding it. Indians love their mangoes. And, the love is not only rooted in the fact that mangoes could possibly be one of the oldest fruits cultivated in […]