Category: Tid Bits

Bamboo and cane crafts remain an integral part of Manipur’s economy, lifestyle

Imphal (Manipur): Bamboo and cane products of northeast India are well known around the world and are highly praised for…

Integrated strawberry farming leads to new dawn for Nagaland youths

Peren (Nagaland): Entrepreneurship development in the northeast region is progressing as many start-ups and grassroots level entrepreneurs are venturing into…

Tobacco sale ban below 21 may prevent new smokers

London: Raising the legal age for tobacco purchase from 18 to 21 years is likely to reduce smoking rates in…

Is sedentary lifestyle a risk factor for early death?

Washington: A new research has found that a sedentary lifestyle may be a risk factor for early mortality. For those…

Here’s how people with attachment issues benefit from watching movies

Washington: People with attachment issues and trouble with romantic relationships may watch movies and TV shows for more than just…

Parents and kids interact more when reading print books than e-books

Washington: Selecting what story to read is not the only decision parents make. They must also decide to choose between…

Bizarre: Woman made to deliver standing upright; newborn falls on floor

Gujarat: In an inhuman treatment meted out to a pregnant woman at Jalota Primary Health Centre in Banaskantha district in…

Study finds teens seeking solitude may know what’s best for them

Washington: A recent research has revealed that teens who prefer solitude may know what is best for them and solitude…

Asian-Americans face barriers in workplace despite doing better at university

Washington: Asian Americans face additional barriers in their career despite doing well at university, new findings have suggested. According to…

Social-emotional learning can be developed via meditation in middle school students

Washington: A new study has revealed that social-emotional competencies can be developed in middle school students through practicing meditation as…

Math sir teaching ‘love equations’ in women’s college, video goes viral

NEW DELHI: A video of Mathematics teacher from Haryana giving his women students 'love equations' lessons was doing rounds on…

Decoded: What causes ‘math anxiety’ in school kids

London: Is your daughter more anxious over maths than your son? Blame gendered stereotypes about mathematics as well as anxiety…

Blooming cherry blossoms add to Yokohama’s beautiful landscape

Yokohama: Indicating the onset of Spring, beautiful 'Someiyoshino' cherry blossoms in full bloom dot the streets in Japan's Yokohama during…

Here’s why keeping TV in a bedroom is a bad idea

Washington: A recent study says that too much time in front of the bedroom TV hinders proper growth in children.…

Green spaces can help people trust strangers: Study

Washington: Green spaces can increase well-being and social connections among city residents, recent study suggests. According to a new case…

How integrating arts to science can help struggling students learn better

Washington: Integrating arts to teach science seems to help low achieving students understand and remember more and help comprehend the…

What’s this Surf Excel’s new ad on Hindu-Muslim is all about?

NEW DELHI: Detergent brand Surf Excel, known for its heartwarming advertising has released its new campaign for this colourful season.…

Going for a vacation with your pet? Here are 8 places where you can stay

Washington: Hotels across globe are transforming themselves and becoming pet-friendly so as to adapt to the new world. For those…

Tracking food helps losing extra kilos, says study

Washington: Overweight people who tracked daily food consumption using a free smartphone app lost a significant amount of weight in…

Lost Caravaggio painting found in attic could go under hammer for USD 171 million

Washington: At a press conference at Colnaghi, Thursday, art appraiser Eric Turquin announced that a painting discovered in 2014 is…