Dia Mirza lauds Taj Mahal Declaration

Dia Mirza lauds Taj Mahal Declaration

Actress Dia Mirza during her visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on June 3, 2018. (Photo: IANS)   Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza is happy that steps are being taken to end disposable, or single use plastic around the Taj Mahal and make upto 500 metres around the historic monument plastic-free under […]

Big B reveals why he doesn’t promote alcohol

Big B reveals why he doesn’t promote alcohol

Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he doesn’t promote any product that has anything to do with alcohol or smoking as he doesnt consume them.   The 75-year-old has endorsed products in skin care, baby care, hair care categories and more.   What makes him take up a particular brand?   He said: […]

Amitabh Bachchan to front campaign againt child malnutrition

Amitabh Bachchan to front campaign againt child malnutrition

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has come on board to front a campaign to address the issues of malnutrition, stunting and infant mortality.   GSK Consumer Healthcare has launched Horlicks Mission Poshan, which will focus on first thousand days of a child’s life which are critical for cognitive development, physical growth […]

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

London, May 27 (IANS): People who are not sure about which personal goals to pursue may be at increased risk of experiencing psychological distress, suggests a new research.   The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, investigated two forms of motivational conflict.   These were inter-goal conflict — when pursuing one goal makes […]

Learning physics may activate new brain areas

Learning physics may activate new brain areas

New York, May 25 (IANS) Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with solving physics problems, finds a study.   This shows that the brain’s activity can be modified by different forms of instruction.   “The neurobiological processes that underpin learning are complex and not […]

Over 70% Indians are non-vegetarian, most meat eaters in Kerala

Over 70% Indians are non-vegetarian, most meat eaters in Kerala

IndiaSpend New Delhi | May 22   India’s Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has been advocating vegetarianism on grounds of religion and ideology, the latest being an effort by the Indian Railways to enforce vegetarian menus on all trains on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, 2 October.   However, around 80 percent of Indian men and 70 percent […]

I don’t pay attention to trolls: Twinkle Khanna

I don’t pay attention to trolls: Twinkle Khanna

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A frequent target of trolls and cyber-bullying on social media platforms, producer-entrepreneur and author Twinkle Khanna says she does not get much affected as she does not pay attention to them.   Twinkle has been trolled on social media several times. The most recent being just last month over the […]