TECH
Twitter (File | AP)

Twitter finds more Russia-backed accounts, to notify 7 lakh users

Twitter has identified an additional 1,062 accounts associated with the Russia-backed Internet Research Agency (IRA) accused of interfering with the 2016 US presidential election.

Apple App Store web interface gets iOS 11-like design

The new look is much more streamlined and makes it clearer how apps can be downloaded on an iOS device.
 

Facebook might bring Stories on desktop

Facebook users will be able to upload photos or videos, or shoot them with their webcam to post from desktop.

WhatsApp launches 'Business' app for small and medium enterprises

The free-to-download Android app will make it easier for companies to connect with customers, as well as its 1.3 billion users to chat with businesses.

HEALTH

Don't overdo stress or make-up on wedding day

Don't go overboard by giving your eyes and lips a dramatic makeover and preferably choose a balance look. Also, ensure you remain stress-free to look your best, suggest experts.

Microwaves ‘alone’ emit as much carbon dioxide as 7 million cars: Study

The findings indicated that microwaves emit 7.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year in the EU, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of 6.8 million cars.

Craving chocolates during periods? Here's why

Many women would know the intense feeling of craving chocolaty gooiness during those monthly days when the disaster of nature strikes.

Dementia leads to memory loss.

Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

Now say bye-bye to crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt as it may harm your brain. 

Travel
Assamese girls perform Bihu, a traditional folk dance of Assam. (AP)

Spotlight on traditional fashion, food, music at Assam fest

The fourth edition of the fest commenced on Friday at the Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra.

'2017 saw more self-drive women travellers than men'

Self-drive tours have seen a significant 10-15 percent leap per quarter and are expected to further surge in popularity in 2018.
 

Butterfly effect

For a life that rarely goes beyond a couple of weeks, the amount of cloak and dagger moves was overwhelming.

Navigating Napier

Located on the East coast of New Zealand’s North Island, a little charming art deco city has a feel of France and colonial India of a distant past

Food

Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Veganism has gained popularity in Israel and is a growing trend.
 

Burger boys on bullet bikes

Hyderabad brothers Arun and Krishna Varma get BBQ on the road, but with a twist

In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 photo, small yellow and red 'drop tomatoes' are spawning new recipes at a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel. The “drop tomato” is about the size of a blueberry and Israel’s Kedma company in the southern Arava desert says it is the smallest one ever developed in Israel, perhaps even in the world. (Photo: AP)

Introducing 'drop tomato': Israeli company's tiniest cherry tomato

They say bigger is better, but in the succulent world of cherry tomatoes, one Israeli company is going smaller than ever before.

Books
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Upcoming book to focus on the rich heritage of Indian jewellery

The book presents a unique perspective into Indian aesthetics and iconography, offering insights into the role of jewellery in everyday life, festivals and religion.

How state-run banks were in denial mode on NPAs

A must-read for students of Indian finance, written in a style that the BRICS Bank Chairman K.V. Kamath describes in the foreword as "witty, pithy, sharp and tongue-in-check -- all at the same time".

Amish Tripathi vouches for 'Padmaavat'

Tripathi watched the movie in a pre-release screening here on Monday.
 

Pakistani Taliban claims Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination in new book

The book says suicide bombers Bilal, who was also known as Saeed and Ikramullah were tasked to carry out the attack on Bhutto on December 27.

Spirituality

When hurt traps us

Train your heart to compress negativity and express positive energy, and you will see the world through new eyes.

Never give in to despair

Children, when we encounter problems in life, we must not allow them to overwhelm us. Behind each problem, there is a means to surmount it, too.

The visit of a sage with a strange request

At the end of the yagna, a divine being appeared out of the yagna vedi, bearing in hand a gold bowl containing an elixir-like sweet pudding called payasam.

Constituents of our physical bodies

Tatwabodha gives us a total analysis of this whole universe, god and its constituents—human beings in the most clear manner.