changing lifestyles

Holi no longer ‘holy’: Changing colours of the festival (Feature)


March 6th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 6 (IANS) Unlike many other festivals, Holi, according to pandits and learned scholars of the Braj area "is the time for gay abandon, for dropping the artificial barriers, ... Read more...

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Lips to nose, cosmetic packages boom for Valentine’s Day


February 7th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Lip augmentation, nose job, eyebrow lift...As women try to put their best 'face' forward for Valentine's Day, partners are busy gifting them cosmetic session packages."A ... Read more...

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Demand for nutrition food to grow in India: Nestle


February 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 6 (IANS) Global nutrition major Nestle sees potential growth for its food products that meet specific dietary needs not met through normal diets in India due to changing ... Read more...

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Brewing a national coffee culture: Delhi to host coffee fest


December 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) As changing lifestyles fuel a coffee culture beyond southern India, a three-day festival will be held for the first time in Delhi next month to boost ... Read more...

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Corrugated box industry to grow faster with retail opening


December 14th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A growing middle class and changing lifestyles in India have seen the corrugated box industry growing 12-14 percent annually. It would grow faster if foreign ... Read more...

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Lung cancer mostly diagnosed late (Nov 17 is World Lung Cancer Day)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Cases of chronic lung disease and lung cancer are rapidly rising in India, remaining mostly undiagnosed until it is too late, experts say.As Thursday marked ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Old Himachal fair goes from livestock to gadgets


November 14th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Once a centre of barter trade with Tibet, the 400-year-old Lavi Fair here has undergone a sea change, with rural people's changing lifestyles and ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis, the next big health worry for India (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It is expected to affect 36 million Indians by 2013 but osteoporosis - a disease associated with brittle bones, fractures and painful recovery - remains ... Read more...

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Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors


September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Need to conserve ground water: Minister


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Changing lifestyle and increasing population are putting increasing pressure on the already depleting ground water reserves, and there is urgent need to conserve it, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills increase risk of vascular diseases among women(Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Italy lays out pasta, cheese for Delhi homes


November 10th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The two-minute noodles of our childhood is making way for the 10-minute pasta, cheese and sauce. Italy is hardselling its packaged food to middle class ... Read more...

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Heart risks increase but people ignorant (World Heart Day is Sep 26)


September 25th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Changing lifestyles and decreasing physical activities are posing greater risks of heart attacks, but nearly 76 percent people have never done a cardiac check to assess ... Read more...

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Indian brides cast off red - for purple, pink, mustard!


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) For decades, red has been the colour of the Indian bride. But women are now experimenting with a variety of hues like purple, pink, ... Read more...

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Personal music players can imperil hearing


April 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Young people who listen to personal music players for several hours a day at high volume could imperil their hearing, an expert warns. Peter Rabinowitz, professor at Yale University ... Read more...

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Listening to iPods at ‘jet’ volume can make you deaf


April 21st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Listening to personal music players for several hours a day at high volume could put your hearing at risk, an expert has warned.Writing in the British Medical Journal, ... Read more...

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Jammu witnesses surge in cancer cases


March 7th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Taheer Nadeem KhanJammu, March 7 (ANI): An increasing number of people in Jammu are getting afflicted by cancer. The Government Medical College here has registered about 1,500 cancer patients in 2009 ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh inaugurates cardiovascular surgeons conference


February 27th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday appreciated the Indian medical fraternity for the yeoman service rendered to the people under very difficult conditions with great distinction.Addressing ... Read more...

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Breast cancer on the rise in India due to changing lifestyles


November 17th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Breast cancer is on the rise in India due to changing lifestyles.Forty-year-old Dayanand Yadav is the only male patient at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences' ... Read more...

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Naga musician reviving dying folk music


October 4th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jodhpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Meet guru Rewben Mashangva, the Imphal-based musician, who has brought workday folk music from the villages bordering Nagaland and Manipur to the Rajasthan International Folk Festival ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans to run for healthy heart


September 25th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) In just one year in her job, BPO employee Beena M, 23, has gained around eight kilograms and doctors fear she might be prone to heart-related ailments. This ... Read more...

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With lifestyle diseases on the rise, healthcare should be future focus: Ansari


September 10th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Sep.10 (ANI): Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Thursday said with the number of lifestyle diseases increasing, healthcare facilities should be strengthened to meet future demands of the country."The ... Read more...

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Good old Nirula’s keeps up with changing palate (Eating out with IANS - with images)


August 29th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Spicy mutton vindaloo, chicken xacutti, Goan vegetable curry, Portuguese soup...all this at a place famous for its ice creams, burgers and sundaes! Fast food joint ... Read more...

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Indian children from broken homes feel the difference


June 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Like everyone they too have childhood memories, but with a difference - one of their parents was always missing. They are the children of broken homes in ... Read more...

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India’s wellness industry seen growing 30-35 percent


April 15th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Estimating India's market for "wellness" services at Rs.110 billion ($2.2 billion), a report released Wednesday has projected this industry to grow at an annual rate of 30-35 ... Read more...

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Designers Parvesh, Jai use polythene as embellishments


October 4th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) In an effort to create awareness about global warming, young designer duo Parvesh and Jai have innovated with plastic and polythene bags as embellishments for their "Ethical" ... Read more...

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Economic forum focuses on food crisis


June 17th, 2008 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, June 16 (DPA) Business leaders and government ministers called Monday for international action on soaring food prices at an economic forum in Malaysia's capital while governments were blamed for causing ... Read more...

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Bangalore becoming the suicide capital of India


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
By K.G.Vasuki Bangalore, Apr 3 (ANI): Known as the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is no exception to the ravages of urbanization. The fast track city averages almost 2000 suicide deaths ... Read more...

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British Biologicals to export nutraceuticals to US, Russia


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) British Biologicals Ltd., a leading mid-size Indian pharma firm, is set to enter American, Russian and European markets to export a range of dietary supplement nutraceuticals, ... Read more...

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Amul introduces reduced salt butter


January 24th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Anand (Gujarat), Jan 24 (ANI/Business Wire India): Keeping in mind the inherent need and convenience of the consumers and taking into account the changing lifestyles, Amul is all set to expand its ... Read more...

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Booming construction industry to boost growth in Indian construction chemicals markets


November 14th, 2007 - 8:07 am ICT by admin
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