HEALTH

Indian Council of Medical Research to implement UN agency standards on clinical trials

Currently about 50 per cent of clinical trials go unreported, according to several studies, often because the results are negative.

Cannot cut burgers, pizzas from diet? Blame your genes

The study is scheduled to be presented at the American Society for Nutrition Scientific Sessions and annual meeting during the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting, to be held April 22-26 in Chicago.

Beware, it’s not a ‘fair’ bargain to buy cheap cosmetics

People are buying cheap steroid-based fairness creams, which can cause persistent infections.

Acupuncture. (File photo)

Acupuncture with allopathy cures respiratory disorders

A lot of progress has been made in establishing the relationship between the two systems of medicines.

Travel
Sunitha and her gang on their trip.

Experience life in 3,800 km

 The ‘K to K’ road trip spanning exciting locations throughout India is the latest fad among travel enthusiasts in Chennai.

This instagram page will have you yearning to travel by train again!

Despite much popularity on the social media platform, Babar said that Indian Railways probably has no clue about the page. But that does not disappoint him.

Drink to forget the din

Sipping black tea, strolling along the mall, shopping for Tibetan trinkets and riding the British Raj era train, everything seems a ritual in Darjeeling.

Getaway for the cognoscenti

Lake Como in Italy is a scenic paradise of sorts with its lush greens, pretty medieval villages and the overlooking mighty Alps

Food

New eating habit in South Asia

Over a spiritual discussion on taste and mother’s cooking, restaurateur and thinker Alan Yau said, “Food should be democratic and we must elevate the potential of the choices available to us.”

An old world soiree of fun and food

A Kolkata foodie serves traditional Bengali cuisine with cerebral discourse at her home restaurant

Nabhojit Ghosh (left) with Joseph Cherian

Assorted asian flavours at the doorstep

A Bengaluru-based restaurant chain tries to bridge the gaps in Asian cuisines available in the country at affordable prices

Books
Banker-turned-author Biju Antony.

Writing is a lonely job: Biju Antony

Banker-turned-author Biju Antony speaks about his inspiration to write ‘Shadows Lie’ which was published recently.

Nature’s glow lost in worldly peril

Swarg dwells on the horror of endosulfan—stunted children, deformed calves, blank minds.

Bonding over food the tribal way

The cookery journey delves into various foods that different communities eat.

One Part Woman, translation of Perumal Murugan's Maadhorubaagan selected for Sahitya Akademi award

The selection was based on the recommendations made by a Jury comprising of Malayalam poet and critic K Satchidanandan, writer Githa Hariharan and translator and historian A R Vankatachalapathy.

Spirituality

Grab your attention before it goes away

Losing attention and allowing the mind to wander are a common problem. This happens in all ages and
to all people.

Make humility a habit

Children, during times of crisis, all of us fervently hope, “If only I had someone to help me.”

Desires determine karma

Every action we perform, every word we speak, every thought or feeling we generate in the mind produces a reaction.

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Realise the truth of a topic through debate

The very first chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is called Arjuna Vishada Yoga. It is called the yoga of Arjuna’s confusion.

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