Life Style

Virat is easiest, inspiring person to work with: Designer

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Designer Nandita Mahtani, who is styling Indian skipper Virat Kohli for past five years, says he is one of easiest and inspiring persons to work with as he knows what looks good on him and is always open to try something different.

Friends become more important than family as we age

Punjab News Exprss
NEW YORK : Keeping a few really good friends around can make a world of difference for your health and well-being and friendship may become even more important than family relationships as we age, suggests new research.

UK job centre staff taken hostage by man with knife

Punjab News Express
 : A hostage situation is underway at a job centre in Newcastle, England, after a man "entered the building armed with a knife" on Friday, police said.

4 Unique Facts about Kolkata

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Simon Majumdar, a British-American author said, “Kolkata is like an ex-girlfriend who you know is bad for you, but about whom you cannot stop thinking. But, then, just as you think you are finally over her, she does something so utterly alluring, so impossibly irresistible, you find yourself falling in love again.”

Rayat Bahra students design battery operated cycle

Punjab News Express
PATIALA: The Rayat Bahra Group, Patiala Campus students of Mechanical Engineering have designed a battery operated foldable bicycle keeping in mind the rapid increasing amounts of carbon dioxide emission by vehicles and increasing fuel economy. It is easy to carry at it is lightweight and can come in handy where there is no source of transportation.

WhatsApp allows teenagers to better express themselves: Study

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Mobile messaging service WhatsApp helps teenagers communicate better and to openly express themselves with their peers than in their classrooms, a study has claimed.

Facebook makes us sad, unhealthy: Study

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : People who check their Facebook profile all the time are likely to be more sad and unhealthy than those who use it sporadically, a new study has revealed.

Spiti Valley – An adventure on wheels

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : When you end up with some time for yourself, an escapist spirit awakens among many of us. Such is the chaos of our cities that we cherish even minor respites from it. One such respite is the Spiti Valley in the Himachal where the journey is just as blissful as the destination.
Once you hop onto your bike, you can choose between two routes to reach the scenic town of Spiti.

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a poll conducted in the UK says.

Childhood obesity may up risk of depression later

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Is your kid overweight? Beware, being obese, especially from a young age may substantially increase a lifetime risk of major depression, researchers have found.

Importance of skin care for Men

Punjab News Express/Dr. Naresh Arora
CHANDIGARH : Whenever we came across any ad or any beauty products, females are mostly being targeted. Like they only have the rights to look good, why men are being ignored? Men always think skincare routine is just for women and girls, while others feel that it is an added responsibility. Time is changing nowadays, it’s an era where everybody should look good and feel better. Men’s skincare routine is comparatively easier and less complex than those of women. 

Facebook likes may not cheer you up

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Getting those thumbs up or heart icons -- 'likes' -- on your social media posts may not help you feel better or improve mood if you are feeling low, researchers say.

Facial and hair care in this summer – beware of heat waves

Punjab News Express/Dr. Naresh Arora
NEW DELHI : Come summer and we apprehend more trouble for our skin, face and body. Everyday our body reacts to heat and the change in barometric pressures. With the mercury rising, the scorching heat and dry atmosphere is bound to have its adverse effect on our body. I’m sure you have noticed it in yourself and others. Our bodies don’t always cope well with high mercury especially if we are not conscious of our need to hydrate continuously during the day. A combination of humidity and heat can stop the ever so important evaporation from our bodies which is the body’s mechanism for keeping it cool. Without the ability to evaporate through skin, internal body temperature rises and brings about traumatic changes in our body such as-

Fashion guide for summer

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Go for floral patterns, stripes and add ruffles to your wardrobe to stay fashionable this season, say experts.

Most Indian parents concerned about kids talking to strangers

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Almost half (49 per cent) of Indian parents are concerned about their children interacting with a social predator or a cybercriminal online, a new study revealed on Wednesday.

How to make your bedroom summer-friendly

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Go for subtle hues like mint and lime, declutter and ditch the heavy carpets from your bedroom for a cool summer, say experts.

Beat the heat with bouncy hair, healthy skin

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Summer is the season to let go of elaborate affairs and embrace the easy and natural look. From using UV protectant on hair to using facial blotting paper to soak up the excess oil from skin while stepping out, experts suggests some cool tips to beat the heat and achieve bouncy tresses and flawless skin.

Bhutan: For A Magical Vacation!

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : As temperature levels continue to climb, a much-needed break becomes all the more necessary, especially when the destination is Bhutan.

What stops girls from pursuing science? Low confidence level

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : More girls think they are bad at maths than boys, even when they are not. And it turns out that it is this low level of confidence that stops many women from pursuing higher education in science and engineering, according to a new study.

Canada province bans high heels in workplaces

Punjab News Express
OTTAWA : The Canadian province of British Columbia has banned high heels in all workplaces, the media reported.