Progressive Indian cuisine: Avant-garde or deja vu

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): It was more than a decade ago when the words 'contemporary' Indian, 'progressive' Indian or 'avant-garde' Indian were first heard. In the context of food the trend setter was Manish Malhotra, who opened the doors of his restaurant - the Indian Accent - then housed in a small boutique hotel in the Capital called The Manor. Indian Accent was promoted by Rohit Khattar a restaurateur with innovative ideas who had trained in the US. Even earlier, he had created a buzz with his unique eatery 'Chor Bizarre' where everything was deliberately and deliciously mismatched.

Updated: Jul 14, 2022 13:37 IST

Sawan Food Guide 2022: Food items that should be avoided while fasting

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): The Hindu calendar's fifth month, Shravan, also known as Sawan or Shravan Maas, often falls between July and August according to the Gregorian calendar. It is said that anyone who maintains a fast on a Monday during this month will have all of his wishes granted by Lord Shiva.

Updated: Jul 14, 2022 12:22 IST

7 drugs that may be 'secretly' lowering your sex drive!

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Sex. A word worth expressing more than what a statement could! We love talking about it, hearing about it, or doing it in our own 'sweet' way. Sex is considered the best way to feel the extreme desire of your partner and make love in the most intimate space.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 22:04 IST

Have you noticed that staring at yourself during virtual chats worsen your mood? Study reveals

Washington [US], July 13 (ANI): A recent study found out that people look at themself while doing a virtual chat with their partner, their mood degrades more over the course of the conversation. Researchers discovered that the use of alcohol appears to worsen the issue more.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 18:48 IST

Do you know better mental can be achieved by gardening?

Washington [US], July 13 (ANI): Garden is such a happy place that just by engaging with plants it indeed reap people's mental health, even if the person has never gardened before, revealed a new study.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 17:20 IST

Gender bias in search algorithms has effect on users: Study

Washington [US],July 13 (ANI): As per a new research, algorithms are quite responsible for exhibiting and amplifying gender bias.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 06:03 IST

Study: Women suffering from anorexia nervosa likely to give birth to underweight babies

Washington [US], July 12 (ANI): According to a new study, pregnant women with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa run five times the risk to give birth to underweight babies.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 18:19 IST

Accepting life as it unfurls, with its ebbs and flows

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): We humans are quick to accept, embrace, celebrate, cherish, and hold dear something positive and good when it comes our way. We even go further and share that happenstance with near and dear ones and just about anyone willing to give us an audience. But for us to appreciate and understand that which is a positive emotion we must also appreciate and understand the flip side of that same coin. Doing so makes us better recognize, respect, and hold dear those positive happenings in our lives.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 06:57 IST

Video game players show enhanced brain activity, decision-making skills: Study

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): The findings of recent research by Georgia State University researchers suggest that frequent video game players show superior sensorimotor decision-making skills and enhanced activity in key regions of the brain as compared to non-players.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 23:57 IST

Friends like to be reached out more often than we think: Study

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to research published by the American Psychological Association, people consistently underestimate how much others in their social circle might appreciate an unexpected phone call, text or email just to say hello, and the more surprising the connection, the greater the appreciation.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 23:50 IST

Study explores how preschoolers' brains develop self-control

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to new research, as the brain regions linked to self-control mature, pre-schoolers improve their ability to stop themselves from doing something.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 23:22 IST

Positive social connection can give elderly persons sense of purpose: Study

Washington [US], July 10 (ANI): In older adults, social contacts and a sense of purpose are linked, according to research in the psychological and neurological sciences.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 17:21 IST

Study reveals regardless of genetic relationship, there is link between dads and children's depression

Washington [US], July 10 (ANI): New study suggested that paternal depression may be contributing to the growth in adolescent depression and behavioural issues, regardless of the fathers' genetic relationship to their offspring.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 17:14 IST

Study shows how society thinks about risk

Basel [Switzerland], July 9 (ANI): Many of our daily activities involve some level of risk, be it to our work, our finances or our health. But how is risk perceived in society and how do individuals think about risk? Dr. Dirk Wulff and Professor Rui Mata, researchers at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Basel say, "There is great scientific interest in the phenomenon of risk." "But disciplines like psychology, sociology, and economics define it in different ways," explains Dirk Wulff.

Updated: Jul 09, 2022 22:52 IST

New research says eating avocado daily can help lower cholesterol

Washington [US], July 9 (ANI): A recent study has indicated that consuming one avocado per day for six months had no impact on waist circumference, belly fat, or liver fat in those who were overweight or obese. It did, however, cause harmful cholesterol levels to slightly decline.

Updated: Jul 09, 2022 19:58 IST

Bakra Eid 2022: History and significance behind the 'festival of sacrifice'

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Eid al-Adha or Bakra Eid, which will be observed on July 10 this year, is a holy occasion also called the 'festival of sacrifice' and is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic or lunar calendar. It marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Updated: Jul 09, 2022 19:38 IST

Foods to relish this Eid Al-Adha

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): The celebration of Eid Al-Adha is quickly approaching and people are eager to enjoy it. This is the second-most significant festival observed by Muslims worldwide after Eid-Ul-Fitr. The holiday of Eid Al-Adha honours the Prophet Ibrahim's unwavering devotion to and love for the Almighty.

Updated: Jul 09, 2022 19:08 IST

Gestures can improve understanding of language disorders

Washington [US], July 9 (ANI): When words fail, gestures can help to get the message across especially for people who have a language disorder. An international research team has now shown that listeners attend the gestures of people with aphasia more often and for much longer than previously thought. This has implications for the use of gestures in speech therapy.

Updated: Jul 09, 2022 05:31 IST

5 egg-free high on protein breakfast ideas to boost your day

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): The importance of starting the day with a protein-rich breakfast is widely known as it's vital for providing the body with the required energy to get things done.

Updated: Jul 08, 2022 18:33 IST

What is "Kareeza" technique and how it can boost your sex life

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Do you want to spice up your sexual life? Sex gadgets and role-playing are just two examples of the many ways to make sex more enjoyable.

Updated: Jul 08, 2022 09:07 IST