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Ssssnake bite million Indians
Every year over one million Indians are bitten. Indians have a lot of misconceptions regarding reptiles and these misconceptions stem from the folklores and myths. Right now the anti-venom that is made in India is one quarter as strong as it was in the 1950's. I think people are still not aware that snake bite is a medical emergency like a heart attack or an accident.
In kids' DNA, study hunts link between their health and what their mothers ate years ago
Just how that happens is now the subject of a multi-country study that aims to identify this link from maternal diet - through changes in DNA methylation - to later health outcomes in the child. Methylation is a mechanism for modification of DNA that regulates the function of a gene. Investigators are following two groups - one of 1,200 children in India and the other of 200 in the Gambia.
I am impressed with the food revolution in India, says chef Gary Mehigan
I wanted to be an engineer or a pilot, but I quickly discovered that it was not the life for me. My grandfather was a chef, and I have memories around food and the time I spent with him. I decided to go to catering college in London and fell in love - both with the industry and a girl. I love India, and had been in discussions with Fox Life India, after doing a promo for their Food at Nine campaign back in June.
The Art of Telling Stories
When Amit Madheshiya, 35, first began researching India's travelling cinemas in 2008, he was struck by their physicality. That I am sitting so close to the person, but they are so absorbed that they aren't bothered by my presence. The documentary, which he co-directed with Shirley Abraham, went on to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Although part of developer and art collector Manish Maker's private collection, the series is on display at Maker Maxity at the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) till mid-March.
Rebalance your hormones today!
Hormones are special chemical messengers synthesised in our endocrine glands. Understanding some of our system's hormones is key to maintaining a healthy weight. Dr Ravi Sankar, an endocrinologist, further elaborates on the reaction of different hormones to changes inside or outside the body. If someone feels unduly cold when no one else does, then there's a change in the hormones or there's an inflation of the thyroid glands. She says that balancing one's hormones is the first step to making the fat-loss journey easier.
A charged family legacy
I felt that I could use my experience and knowledge to make a difference in India, says Jayadev. He took over the business from Galla senior in 2003, by when Amara Raja had already come a long way. People have started to believe that I can carry forward my family business in the way my father used to. That's why it took me 22 years to take the first step into politics, says Jayadev, a TDP LS member.
A tribute to duty-bound Rama
The novel reaches its denouement on the day millions converged in Ayodhya to claim the land they consider to be the birthplace of Rama. The crowd had a great time witnessing the dialogue between Anuradha and Sriram Karri, a columnist and author on stage. I believe Lord Rama is someone whom people see as duty-bound; and such people are always friendless; so that's why I have titled the book thus.
CHIN UP, on the double
A double chin is a saggy bulge around the real chin. Once a double chin appears it may be difficult to get rid of due to the fact that the skin is stretched, which causes a loss of elasticity. A double chin occurs when a subcutaneous sheet of fat around the neck sags and hangs from beneath the chin. Your chin also has muscles present, which can slacken and add to the risk of developing a double chin.
Robots may soon clean up manholes in Kerala
In a first in Kerala, the state government will soon be utilising the services of robots to clean sewer holes. The Kerala government is very excited with the project, Shainamol said. Initially, the services of the robot, christened 'Bandicoot' will be utilised in Thiruvananthapuram, which has over 5,000 manholes. Within an hour, the robot could clean four manholes on the first day itself with ease and it did not face any problem to manoeuvre its way to different types of manholes.
Collect some uranium glass for that peaceful glow
Uranium glass occupies a little-known niche in the collectables world, whose members appreciate its soft color and distinctive glow, which comes from the uranium added as the glass was created. They discovered the glass about 15 years ago at a Swiss flea market and have been collecting ever since. Like many uranium glass collectors, they are especially drawn to pearline, which was created by several companies, mostly in Britain, from the end of the 19th century into the 20th.
Internet can't handle 93-year-old's workout routine
Twitter user Joana Zanin posted a video of her mum taking a workout session with her energetic client who is 93-years-old. My mum trains this 93-year-old and it's the cutest thing ever, wrote on the social media site. Her laugh and smile makes her young. The video has garnered 149,100 retweets, 424,079 likes and over eight million views.
66-year-old gets jail time for faking theft of his car in Las Vegas
A 66-year-old Las Vegas man who reported his car had been stolen after arranging to have it destroyed has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for insurance fraud. Daniel Harris was convicted earlier of filing false claims with American Banker's Insurance and Hartford Insurance. Nearly a year later, he claimed the car had been stolen. US District Judge Carolyn Ellsworth also ordered Harris to pay $600 in restitution to Hartford for rental expenses and $750 to the state for investigative costs.
Dangers of delaying your child's first trip to the dentist
According to a new poll, lack of guidance for parents may delay their child's first trip to the dentist. Visiting the dentist at an early age is an essential part of children's health care, says Mott poll co-director Sarah Clark. Our poll finds that when parents get clear guidance from their child's doctor or dentist, they understand the first dental visit should take place at an early age.
Chanel, Farfetch pair up for digital push at fashion label's stores
Luxury goods companies worldwide are trying to expand their digital services to court younger or more tech-savvy clients. The online retailer's shopping platform connects buyers to luxury fashion items from more 700 boutiques worldwide. The firm has also invested in developing digital functions for stores, which can be adapted to suit its partners. Chanel already offers select clients some digital support but wants to make this more widely available, Pavlovsky said, adding the firm would start testing new services this year.
Indian-American Bibhu Mohapatra designed Allison Janney's Bafta gown
Allison Janney's two-tone gown at the Baftas was designed by India-born fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra. Janney won the Best Supporting Actress Bafta for her role in I, Tonya. Mohapatra, who lives in New York, has previously dressed Michelle Obama, Priyanka Chopra and Celine Dion among others. The silk velvet column gown that Janney wore has a contrasting ivory cutaway top and sleeves. Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter, Mohapatra credited his mother for instilling a love for sewing in him.
Baftas red carpet: Black dominates, stars choose activists as their dates
Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence appeared on the red carpet of the 71st British Academy Film Awards. Black Panther star Nyong'o was dressed in an Elie Saab and Jolie opted for her usual thigh-slit, off-the-shoulder black velvet gown by Ralph and Russo. The actor-director graced the red carpet along with her guest, First They Killed My Father, writer and human rights activist Loung Ung.
'Trumpettos' and condom dresses grace London Fashion Week
After political protests, London Fashion Week has seen another 'first' - Condom dresses and 'Trumpettos'. Fashion designer Edwin Mohney, who is a graduate of Central Saint Martin's MA, set the world talking with his unusual designs and accessories on the ramp of London Fashion Week 2018. Add in the condom dresses and the people were left baffled with the unusual designs. Not just these, but lilos, inflatable swimming pools, nipple-inspired hats, and bathtub dresses added to the overall bizarre factor of the show.

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