Bollywood actress Kajol made an appearance on quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati to support 'Help the child reach 5' initiative.
The actress was accompanied by five-year-old Mayank from Chandwada, a small village in Madhya Pradesh where children die even before they reach the age of five.
The reason for their death are unhygienic conditions causing diarrhoea and Mayank is one of the few
A week after the Middle East declared a polio emergency, a large-scale immunisation response in the region is under way.
The move aims to vaccinate over 20 million children in seven countries and territories, Xinhua cited the World Health Organization (WHO) as saying on Friday.
The seven countries and territories in the consolidated emergency response to the polio outbreak include Egypt, Iraq,
With over five million deaths reported each year due to injuries, a collaboration was announced between India and Australia to develop world class trauma care system.
Both the countries are investing over $2.6 million in the Australia-India Trauma Systems Collaboration (AITSC). Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling inaugurated the AITSC on Friday.
Led by the National Trauma Research
Isis Medicare and Research Centre, a city-based hospital which specialises in in-vitro fertiliastion (IVF), maternity and paediatric care, plans to set up its facility in a dozen cities across the country to tackle rising infertility, especially among professionals.
Named after Greek goddess of fertility and motherhood (Isis), the boutique hospital uses modern technology and domain expertise to
In order to cut down the risk of heart disease, the US FDA has proposed to ban artificial trans fats in all processed foods. These trans fats raise bad cholesterol which blocks the arteries and leads to a variety of problems.
According to US FDA, banning trans fats in processed food could save as many as 7,000 people from dying and 20,000 people from suffering a heart attack. ‘While
Most of us remember Sharon Stone for her femme fatale role in the Basic Instinct but there really is far more to the actress, especially her philanthropic side. The actress told TOI in a recent interview before her visit to India to raise AIDS awareness and participate in India’s first amfAr (The Foundation for AIDS Research) which is being co-chaired by Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai
It is widely believed that eating chocolates can make one fatter. But according to a new study, consumption of chocolate leads to lower levels of total fat, independently of whether the person exercised or went on a diet.
The study published in Nutrition and performed by researchers from University of Granada, observed 1458 adolescents between 12 and 17 year s. It was seen that higher levels of
The anti-tobacco stance is getting stronger across the country. First the government of Maharashtra completely banned all forms of smokeless tobacco, then the government of Assam contemplated a blanket ban on tobacco and now the Rajasthan government has issued a circular to all its departments and district collectors to extract an undertaking from candidates which will need them to say that
Former football player David Bechkam has been named the most Stylish Man of the Year at an award ceremony.
The 38-year-old was feted on Thursday at the GQ Men of the Year Awards, where he was honoured for his classic style and influence in fashion at the prize giving here, reports contactmusic.com.
Jose RedondoVega, editor-in-chief of GQ Germany, praised Beckham at the function.
'Like no other
Actress Jennifer Lawrence had a tough time shooting for sci-fi adventure The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She even sustained injuries during the schedule.
Lawrence shared her ordeal through an online session with her fans, read a statement.
Of one water sequence in the film, she said: 'I went deaf in one ear for two and a half weeks. I had a double ear infection, because I had to keep diving
Caffeine found in coffee leads to an increased production of adrenaline which stimulates energy production and improves blood flow to the muscles and the heart, says an expert.
According to John Stanley, lecturer in biochemistry, Trinity College, caffeine could modulate fatigue and influence ratings of exertion, perceived pain and energy levels, all of which are likely to lead to improvement in
The number of people testing positive for the dengue virus in Delhi increased to 4,727 from 4,618 on Nov 4, a municipal health official said on Friday.
The vector borne disease claimed six lives, but no fatality was reported in the past week.
An additional 57 cases have been reported from other areas of the National Capital Region.
Most of the dengue cases in Delhi were registered in the north
Being a celeb in today’s world is tough. You need to be politically correct, interesting and have a perfectly sculpted physique. And this perfectly sculpted abs business is harder than it looks. Recently two actors – Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan – turned to technology to help them out. Both of them tweeted that they are going to use Technoshape – a belt/unit/device that claims to
Taking care of two kids leaves socialite Kourtney Kardashian with hardly any time to dress up. So she has come up with an effective five-minute make up routine that comes handy at such times.
'When I'm just with the kids and no work, and in full mommy mode, I have my five-minute make-up routine,' eonline quoted Kourtney as saying.
Explaining her regime in detail, she said: 'It's just tinted