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Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Citizens’ protests had led to shelving of elevated corridor projects Experts question validity of plan that proposes 90 km of elevated corridors With just a day left to submit suggestions for the Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP), citizen groups are questioning the legality of the vision document given that it is prepared by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), which [...]

January 20, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

It’s that time of year, aka, the start of a new one, when we assess areas of our life we’d like to improve and determine to make a change. Of course, we’re talking about New Year’s resolutions, a tradition that tends to get a bit of a bad rap because such promises to ourselves can be [...]

December 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

There seems to always be a mad dash toward the next new thing when it comes to nutrition and fitness, whether it’s the latest exercise craze, super food or diet regimen. But leaping from fad to fad isn’t exactly a well-reasoned strategy for improving our health. Nor is it a way to create changes that [...]

August 28, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want To Live Longer? Stick To These Healthy Habits.

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

If you are trying to manage your weight with dieting, you may be wrong, as it can make you fatter. Instead, start eating regularly, suggests a study. While exercise and healthy eating habits are considered to be the cornerstones of weight management, the new study suggests refraining from dieting and observing regular eating habits could [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

Various studies in the past have shown that drinking alcohol carelessly can give many problems related to health to a person. But if you are one of those who are thinking to quit drinking in New Year, then ‘Dry January’ can be really helpful for you. ‘Dry January’ involves saying bye to the booze for [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to quit alcohol? Try #DryJanuary to stay off booze for a month

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Probiotics, which are becoming increasingly trendy, can actually help obese adults to beat the bulge, according to a recent study. Heidi Borgeraas from the Vestfold Hospital Trust in Tønsberg, Norway and colleagues examined the effects of probiotic supplementation on body weight, BMI, fat mass, and fat percentage in overweight or obese subjects. Previous research has [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Nutrients found in foods rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) such as olive oils, nuts and avocados are linked to general intelligence, according to a study. The researchers found that general intelligence was associated with the brain’s dorsal attention network, which plays a central role in attention-demanding tasks and everyday problem solving. In particular, general [...]

September 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Harshit Malik and Jatin Malik, 17-year-old twin brothers from Rohtak cracked the national eligibility-cum-entrance exam (NEET) in their first attempt, securing 115th and 192nd ranks respectively. The students of Scholars Rosary School in the district took no additional tuitions and thanked each other for their support for achieving the results. “We always studied together and [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how