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Going the vegan way: Five absurd myths debunked!

Many Bollywood as well as Hollywood celebrities are going the vegan way to adopt a healthier lifestyle. The latest star to join the vegan brigade is none other than actress Sunny Leone, who has taken this route due to health reasons. Becoming a vegan isn’t easy. You have to give up so many things, which you’ve practically lived on since you were a kid. Nevertheless, a vegan diet is absolutely […]

Moringa: Poor man's produce, rich man's food

The humble moringa, described as a “miracle tree”, has been extolled for centuries for its medicinal properties in India. Known largely as a poor man’s crop and rich man’s food, the leafy moringa, or drumstick tree, is an important tool to fight nutrient deficiency in the wake of climate change, says noted development practitioner Basanta Kumar Kar, terming it a naturally-occurring bio-fortified crop suited to India’s climatic conditions. Moringa is […]

Do you know which phone US President Obama uses? The answer is here

US President Barack Obama will appear tonight on the famous “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon on a TV channel, where he has revealed the phone he has been using. Obama said on the show that he was a ‘super’ Blackberry fan and had has been using his “increasingly rare” BlackBerry device before he took office. However, with the smartphone world moving faster, Obama said he has been given a brand […]

World’s largest cargo aircraft Antonov An-225 lands in India

The world’s largest cargo aircraft arrived in India early morning on Friday. The Antonov An-225 Mriya made its first landing in India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. The wide body aircraft is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes. It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service. Specially […]

BlackBerry launches first Android based smartphone in India

Canadian mobile manufacturing company BlackBerry on Thursday unveiled Priv — its first “secure” high-end smartphone powered by Android for Indian market here. With a unique sleek design and touch-sensitive keys that allows users to swipe, scroll and set up shortcuts, Priv comes pre-loaded with BlackBerry’s DTEK for Android that allows user to improve privacy level and monitor access to the phone. This app alerts the user every time any app […]

Know health benefits of Tulsi plant

Tulsi plant holds a lot of significance in the Hindu tradition and has a lot of health benefits too. Apart from its religious implication, Tulsi is often consumed for its medicinal values. Here are some health benefits of the medicinal plant we all should know: Regular intake of Tulsi leaf juice, empty stomach increases memory. Juice of the medicinal plant can also be used to bring down fever. It is […]

Anti-smoking messages actually make it harder to quit, says study

Public health policies which stigmatise smoking can actually make it harder for people to quit because they become angry and defensive and the negative messages lead to a drop in self-esteem, a new study has found. The findings highlight the potential for negative stereotypes to backfire, especially when it comes to public health campaigns. “Consequences of stigmatising stereotypes ranged from increased intentions to quit smoking to increased stress to greater […]

Camphor: This is how you can use its medicinal benefits to the fullest

Camphor, known as ‘kapur’ in Hindi, is commonly used in Indian households. It is of two types – the edible camphor and the synthetically made camphor. Whether for religious ceremonies, as a room freshener, or in the form of an essential oil, the strong fragrance of camphor is loaded with healing properties, while also being known for spreading positivity. Camphor used to be made by distilling the bark and wood […]

Know how sunflower seeds can benefit your health!

Have you ever wondered that seeds from sunflower could be beneficial for our body? While this may sound weird to some of us but the truth is sunflowers seeds are considered good for health because of its nutritional value. Here are some health benefits of the seeds which we all must know: Helps digestion: The seeds help in digestion because of its high dietary fiber content. It also helps you […]

India’s largest smartphone maker, Micromax, reportedly mulling U.S. entry in 2016

Tech news out of India is coming hot and fast today — we’re now hearing that the country’s largest homegrown smartphone maker, Micromax, could be eyeing a U.S. market entry next year. Micromax overtook Samsung to become the top player in India’s mobile space sometime around January, and with India due to become the world’s second-largest smartphone market by 2017, that makes it one of the big players to watch […]