New Delhi, June 30 : Silver jewellery needs extra care in monsoon as it has a tendency to turn black. Try to store it away from humidity and polish it well with a soft cotton cloth.
New York, June 30 : Societal acceptance of working mothers is now a given and is at an all-time high, says a new study.
New Delhi, June 30 : Regular exfoliation helps to remove excessive oil and dead skin cells. So gear up to explore kitchen ingredients like oatmeal, milk and more for glowing skin in monsoon season, says Blossom Kochhar, chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies.
Guwahati, Jun 30 : The Manipur State Government on June 9, 2015, agreed to extend the Suspension of Operations (SoO) with the United People's Front (UPF), an umbrella organisation of eight Kuki / Zomi militant groups, for another year till June 8, 2016. The
New York, June 30 : The perception of beauty in a romantic partner changes with time as individuals get to know one another better before they start dating, says researchers.
New York, June 30 : Parents financially favour daughters over sons when they expect tough economic times ahead, a research said.
New York, June 30 : Turning conventional wisdom on its head, a study has found that you can attract more followers if you stress what you like, not what you do.
London, June 30 : If marriage has a positive influence on health and life expectancy, as generally assumed, then why do couples gain weight after tying the knot? Blame it on their lifestyle.
New York, June 30 : Employees must be allowed to take short naps during office hours as this will boost productivity and generate more revenue for the company, a study says.
New York, June 28 : Parents must look at how their kids negotiate and resolve fights so that they do the same to cement the relationship even stronger, says new study.
London, June 28 : Looking for love or want to make new friends? Well, get a dog. A canine companion may dramatically help you expand your social network, suggests a study.
New Delhi, June 27 : Humidity can ruin your leather shoes but regular polishing and storing them properly can make them last longer, says an expert.
New Delhi, June 27 : What happens when an artist is adrift on the Ganges searching for one's soul? Radha Gomati's video installation shows the transcendental experience where her soul embarks on a sublime journey.
New Delhi, Jun 27 : Ayurveda entered our lives as tiny, plastic vials of Amritdhara, three drops in a teaspoon of sugar, the panacea for all stomach ailments. Yoga followed in its earliest manifestation as photographs of Pandit Nehru doing a head stand or 'sees aasan'.
New Delhi, June 26 : Cylindrical cardboard, roll of tissue papers or sweet boxes can be reused to organise your accessories, if space is a problem in your room.
Washington, June 26 : A good appetizer has the potential to significantly change how the main course is enjoyed, says a study by a food science professor.
New Delhi, Jun 26 : I'm always a little disappointed when I see a moving train and there aren't two men fighting on top. Aren't you? Not that I watch too many movies.
By Sanchita Bhattacharya : On June 7, 2015, a team of Detective Branch (DB) of Police arrested nine militants of the Bangladesh Jihadi Group (BJG) from capital city Dhaka's Banashree and Sutrapur areas, while they were preparing to execute bank robberies.
By Deepak Kumar Nayak: On June 16, 2015, cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) killed a 42-year old Christian pastor, Ramesh Majhi, of Puijhari village under the M. Rampur Police Station limits in Kalahandi District of Odisha, suspecting him of being a 'Police informer'. A Maoist poster recovered near the body stated that Majhi was punished at the Praja Court ('people's court') for working as a 'Police informer'.
New Delhi, Jun 23 : In the summer of 1975, the anger against corruption and high-handedness that rippled across the northern half of India had built into waves of fury against a prime minister whose legitimacy had been shattered by an Allahabad High Court verdict unseating her.
New Delhi, Jun 23 : RSS spokesman-turned-BJP leader Ram Madhav's audacious outburst against Vice President Hamid Ansari is a good example of what all can go wrong if politicians try to usurp the ancient science of yoga.
New Delhi, Jun 22 : John Nash, described variously as mathematical genius, shadowy figure, phantom, elusive, furtive, mysterious, schizophrenic, and beautiful mind, died in a horrific cab crash on May 23, exactly a month ago, along with his wife, Alicia. He was 86 years old and was returning home from the airport after having been awarded the Abel Prize for mathematics. Several years earlier, in 1994, he received the Nobel Prize for Economics.
Kolkata, June 22 : A majority of employees believe their organisations do not put in enough branding efforts to attract talent, according to a latest survey.
New Delhi, June 22 : Like women, men's skin also requires proper nourishment and care to stay fresh. Skin care should be an important aspect of lifestyle, irrespective of age, but the technique should change as one grows old, says an expert.
New Delhi, June 20 : The magnitude of yoga's renaissance in the modern western world has made a huge impact on Hollywood celebrities, including names like Madonna, Beyonce Knowles, Reese Witherspoon, Charlize Theron and Robert Downey Jr. Many of them have found solace in this ancient discipline and have inspired their fans to follow in their footsteps.
London, June 20 : While less educated women are more responsive to pictorial labels on cigarette packets, chances of kicking the butt among the highly educated goes up along with the cost of cigarettes, says a study.
London, June 20 : Children with strong memories are good at covering up lies and are better liars, new research says.
New Delhi, Jun 20 : A Harvard graduate, Father V M Thomas taught IAS cadres at the elite Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy in Mussoorie before he took thousands of violence-hit children from the relief camps and remote villages of Assam under his fold to help them pick up the pieces of their lives and join the national mainstream. Education and skill development has been his guiding principle. IBNS reports
Washington, June 19 : Can toddlers handle iPads? The question might puzzle you for a while but not if you have noticed YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using iPads.
New Delhi, Jun 19 : Ofcourse there was an Indian, regional and global context in which Indira Gandhi declared a state of Emergency on June 25, 1975?
New York, June 19 : Having a female manager does not necessarily equate to higher salaries for female employees, says a new study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.
New Delhi, June 19 : Are you always confused about matching the best footwear to your clothes? It will help to know that while wedged heels are versatile and look great with every outfit, gladiator sandals look good with plain dresses, says an expert.
New Delhi, Jun 19 : Yogis have always believed that yoga can not only 'open' hearts but also help perfect your ticker in the long term.
New York, June 19 : It is easier for us to alter our facial features in order to look more trustworthy than to look more competent, says a study.
New Delhi, Jun 19 : Made an important discovery last week. There is no masculine way to carry a giant teddy bear and a Disney Princess helium balloon back from a funfair.
Srinagar, Jun 20 : Entire India is celebrating the recognition of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly, which declared June 21 as the first International Day of Yoga. Kavita Suri from Jammu and Kashmir reports on how the Indian ancient health tradition is helping the soldiers on the highest battlefield of the world, Siachen, to fight the extreme weather conditions
Haridwar, June 18 : Two minor siblings from Haridwar have not only mastered around 150 'asanas' but are also quite at ease in demonstrating their expertise in Yoga.
New York, June 18 : Like sniffer dogs, humans too can sniff their way, if blindfolded, towards a location whose scent they have smelled only once before, says a recent research.
Washington, June 18 : Ever wondered what makes siblings so different though they may share a lot of habits? A study finds that the answer lies in the parents' beliefs about their children -- and the comparisons they make may cause differences to be magnified.
New York, June 17 : Just like different sex couples, most same sex couples believe in marriage to bring in social legitimacy, legal benefits and financial protection, finds a survey.
New Delhi, Jun 17 : It has taken about a decade for Indians to cross over to the Tibetan plateau (Tibetan Autonomous Region) from Nathu La since the historic beginning of border trade on July 6, 2006. Politically, it is a milestone for the Sikkim's SDF government.
Kedarnath/Guptkashi, June 16 : Rain symbolises doom for this tiny speck of Uttrakhand that saw nature's worst fury in the form of floods caused by a cloudburst two years ago, leaving thousands of people dead and causing widespread devastation. Despite efforts made by the government, NGOs and other social organisations to restore normalcy in the region, people continue to be in the grip of despair and helplessness even after two years.
New Delhi, June 16 : Finding the perfect fragrance can be a tough nut to crack! Choose a perfume from family of six fragrance groups - fresh, floral, oriental, woods, fougere and chypre, that blends with your personality, says an expert.
New Delhi, June 16 : Does the scorching sun make your house warmer? Use blackout window dressings, and close windows and window coverings in the morning before the day heats up to keep your house cool in summer, says an expert.
London, June 16 : Diversity that results in friction and disagreement in a team gives birth to innovative ideas, says a new study.
London, June 16 : If you think humans are the only animal capable of self-awareness, think again. A study strongly suggests that self-awareness is not unique to mankind and is instead likely to be common among animals.
Washington, June 16 : This is sure a thought out of the closet. A recent study finds that children of same-sex parents experience 'no difference' on a range of social and behavioural outcomes compared to children of heterosexual or single parents.
Binjore, June 16 : The remote village of Binjore along the India-Pakistan border in Sri Gangangar district of Rajasthan, nearly 600 km from state capital Jaipur, came to life for a week as some 15,000-20,000 people from across the country and a few from overseas participated in an annual fair to mark the "martyrdom" of the legendary lovers Laila-Majnu (Laila and Majnu).
By S. Binodkumar Singh : In a major breakthrough, paving the way for promulgating a new Constitution, four major political parties - the Nepali Congress (NC), Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik (MJF-L) - signed a 16-point agreement on June 8, 2015. The agreement was signed by the NC President and Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, CPN-UML Chairman K.P. Oli, UCPN-M Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda and MJF-L Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachhadar.
New York, June 15 : A huge cache of tools from the late Stone Age, unearthed from a cave in Jordan, reveal how humans may have started organising into more complex social groups by planning tasks and specialising in different technical skills.
New Delhi, June 15 : One evening after dinner in 1991, Satish Karekar, then 42, a Mumbai businessman, experienced a dull pain and heaviness in the chest and lightness in the head. When the feeling persisted well into the night, his brother, who's a doctor, whisked him off to hospital.
New Delhi, June 14 : From investing in a good hand cream, getting a regular manicure done to opting for some kitchen formulae like using lemon can help in giving your hands a youthful look.
New York, June 14 : Do you know that although we can see millions of colours, webut can remember only the few basic ones?
New Delhi, June 14 : If you're relocating to a new home, make sure you clean the walls, toilet seats, drains and pipes well for hygeinic surroundings, says an expert.
New Delhi, June 14 : Hiring a personal shopper or stylist can help in decreasing the confusion for brides, who cannot make up their mind on what to wear. Meet your personal shopper in person before hiring them and discuss your budget well, says an expert.
New Delhi, June 13 : Sharad Tripathi of Meerut developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, "no thanks to the stressful life of a sales person that involves a lot of travel, eating out and irregular meal times, and no time for exercise".
London, June 13 : A feeling of estrangement from school and a belief in traditional gender roles that men should lead women are two possible major causes behind the worldwide trend of boys falling behind at school, says a study.
New Delhi, June 13 : If a bad day at the office or home push you to reach out for potato chips or open the refrigerator for beer - food that can make you fat and eventually add to your stress levels - here is some good news.
New York, June 12 : Just because you get away with a lie to your wife does not mean you would be lucky in front of a group. Researchers have found that groups are consistently more accurate in distinguishing truths from lies than one individual is.
New York, June 12 : Evolution has trained our brain to expect calories or energy from sweet-tasting foods and that is why low-calorie cookies or diet drinks do not satisfy us, suggests a research.