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1 day ago
Facebook wants users to give nude photos to stop revenge porn

San Francisco, May 23 (IANS) It may sound audacious to some but Facebook thinks that sharing with a trained employee of the company the intimate images that you fear might go viral in the social networking platforms can help it stop their spread, thereby protecting your privacy. The social networking giant on Tuesday said it was testing a reporting tool so that people who worry that some...

2 days ago
My next directorial a salute to today's generation: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After Mere Pyare Prime Minister, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has his eyes set on telling a father-son story, comparing two generations. He says it's a salute to the new generation that is grappling with pressures of all kinds. I have started work on my next. It's untitled right now, but its script is ready and we are casting, Mehra told IANS in an interview here. ...

4 days ago
Today's generation of filmmakers say things boldly, openly: Gulzar

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) His own brand of cinema was about human relationships entangled in social issues, but veteran writer-filmmaker Gulzar believes the present generation of movie makers have more courage to express things in an open and bolder way. In a discussion titled 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal' at the 13th Habitat Film Festival, Gulzar, dressed in his trademark white kurta-pyjama, sat dow...

4 days ago
Alyssa Milano opens up about anxiety attacks

Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Alyssa Milano says she suffered from postpartum depression that led to her checking into a psychiatric ward. The actress penned an article for Time magazine discussing the suffering she endured following the birth of her son, reports dailymail.co.uk. My generalized anxiety disorder was most likely triggered by my postpartum depression and my jo...

7 days ago
SC seeks Centre's response on LGBT IITians plea against Section 377

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the response from the Centre on a plea filed by a batch of 20 current and former students of Indian Institutes of Technology for scrapping the law that makes homosexuality a crime. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud issued notice to the government seeking its reply on the...

9 days ago
BCCI opposes Sreesanth's plea for relaxing ban to play in English county cricket

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The BCCI on Tuesday opposed the plea by former cricketer S. Sreesanth seeking relaxation of the life time ban on him by the country's apex cricketing body so that he could play in county cricket in England. Opposing the plea with a heavy heart, senior counsel Parag Tripathi told the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the apex cricketing ...

9 days ago
Reducing job strain may lower risk of new mental illness cases

Sydney, May 15 (IANS) If your workplace is supporting its employees by reducing their job strain, it may boost in preventing new cases of common mental illness from occurring up to 14 per cent, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, confirm that high job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental disorders such as depr...

13 days ago
Advice for couples facing fertility issues

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) One in every six couples face fertility problems in India, thereby making the process of conceiving strenuous and stressful for many. While some fertility problems are not preventable, there are vital actions one can take to help initiate a new beginning. Lavanya Kiran, Gynaecologist at Narayana Healthcare's Women's and Child Institute and Anil Prakash, Consultan...

13 days ago
Zaira Wasim opens up about battle with depression

Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Actress Zaira Wasim, 17, who courted fame with Dangal and Secret Superstar, says she has been suffering from depression for over four years, but was pushed into a bubble of denial The National Award winner opened up about her struggle via a lengthy post shared on Instagram on Thursday night. I'm writing this to (finally) admit and confess that I, for a very ...

15 days ago
Living in green spaces may cut down stress in kids

New York, May 9 (IANS) Want your child to remain stress free? If yes, try relocating to a better neighbourhood as a new study has found less stress hormone in children with access to green spaces, clean air, and quality grocery stores. The findings, published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine, showed that the average cortisol level -- a biological marker of the body's stress response...

17 days ago
How parenting concerns affect mothers with cancer

New York, May 7 (IANS) Parenting concerns put mothers with advanced cancer at higher risk of psychological distress while decreasing their quality of life as well as day-to-day physical functioning, a study says. The study, published in the journal Cancer, also suggested that mothers with metastatic cancer (those that spread to other sites in the body) had, on average, higher depression ...

18 days ago
Honoured to play role of Nargis in 'Sanju': Manisha Koirala

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Manisha Koirala says she feels honoured to play the role of Sanjay Dutts mother and late actress Nargis Dutt in Rajkumar Hiranis upcoming film Sanju. Manisha interacted with the media on the sidelines of Yusuf Merchant's book Happyness - Life Lessons From A Creative Addict here on Saturday. On being a part of Sanju, Manisha said: I am really honoured to have ...

18 days ago
Honoured to play role of Nargis in Sanju: Manisha Koirala

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Manisha Koirala says she feels honoured to play the role of Sanjay Dutts mother and late actress Nargis Dutts role in Rajkumar Hiranis upcoming film 'Sanju. Manisha interacted with the media on the sidelines of Yusuf Merchant's book Happyness - Life Lessons From A Creative Addict here on Saturday. On being a part of Sanju, Manisha said: I am really honoured t...

19 days ago
Marriage won't come in way of actor and ultimate fashionista, Sonam

I can't believe Sonam is getting married. When I first saw her, she was little more than a child on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black, bustling around trying to make herself useful. Dressed in a suitably... umm... black Salwar-Kameez, she was every inch the functional assistant on the set. Clearly, she was enjoying the part, though an edge of nervous anxiety was evident. ...

20 days ago
Women victims of Gorkhaland agitation threatened: NCW

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW), which recently visited Darjeeling to examine womens condition in the region, on Friday said that the female victims were threatened not to interact with the team. The NCW team, which was led by acting Chairperson Rekha Sharma, submitted its 'Inquiry Report' on Darjeeling agitation to Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Inn...

22 days ago
Shannen Doherty to undergo surgery

Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) One year after announcing that her breast cancer is in remission, actress-producer Shannen Doherty is going in for surgery. The actress, 47, did not share the exact nature of the procedure but told fans on social media Tuesday that as per her doctor's recommendation, she use autologous blood banking, which means storing your own blood, ahead of the surgery, repo...

24 days ago
Ways to use essential oils

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) All essential oils are highly concentrated, volatile, aromatic liquids that are purely extracted from the fruits, seeds, flowers, barks, stems, roots, leaves or other parts of a plant. However, there are specific ways to use them, say experts. Amit Sarda, Managing Director, Soulflower, and Reena Chhabra, CEO, Nykaa Beauty (FSN E Commerce Ventures Pvt Ltd), have...

24 days ago
Migrant caravan reaches US-Mexico border

Washington, April 30 (IANS) Dozens of asylum-seeking migrants have reached the US-Mexico border after a month-long journey from Central America, vowing to remain outside an immigration processing centre until every last one is admitted into Washington, the media reported. Alex Mensing, an organiser with Pueblo Sin Fronteras which assembled the caravan, on Sunday said 50 migrants were adm...

26 days ago
How personalised music can help Alzheimer's patients

New York, April 28 (IANS) Listening to personalised music programme may help alleviate anxiety, improve mood and reduce other symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease, says a study. The findings showed that music activates the attentional network in the salience region of the brain, offering a new way to approach anxiety, depression and agitation in patients with dementia. A...

29 days ago
Low iron, Vitamin B12 level may up anxiety in boys

New York, April 25 (IANS) Iron deficiency and low blood levels of Vitamin B12 in small boys may be associated with behaviour problems, such as anxiety and aggression, when they get in middle school, according to a new study. The findings showed that iron deficiency, anemia and low plasma vitamin B12 levels in boys at around age 8 were associated with 10 per cent higher mean scores on ext...

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