Just one-third parents confident of feeding kids healthy food

New York , Feb 20

Although a majority of parents agree with the importance of healthy diets during childhood, only a third are confident that they are doing a good job shaping their child's eating habits, a survey on children's health in the US has said.

Singing to babies benefits mothers too

New York , Feb 20

Unlike other forms of caregiving, mothers singing to their babies is a universal behaviour, and new research shows that the act could be mutually beneficial for both the mother and the child.

Chewing gum may adversely affect digestive system

New York , Feb 20

Chronic exposure to a common food additive found in everything from chewing gum to bread can decrease the ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens, warns a study.

Modi vitiating atmosphere during polls: Congress

New Delhi , Feb 20

The Congress on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his controversial "graveyard and cremation ground", remark alleging him of "vitiating" the atmosphere during the state polls.

Landscapes, Solitaire and Graffiti: This exhibition takes a classic look at Paris

New Delhi , Feb 20 Have you seen the pictures of the iconic Eiffel Tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris? A large ethereal photograph of the 19th century architectural marvel welcomes one to "La Vie A Paris," an exhibition of photographs by Rupin Thomas. The photograph of Eiffel Tower, like most others on display, brings a different perspective to the much known tourist site.

Police, Buddhist monks clash at Thai temple

Bangkok , Feb 20

Clashes broke out on Monday at a Thai Buddhist temple after monks resisted orders from authorities to vacate the premises and allow the police to raid the temple in search of its controversial abbot.

Luxury aficionados turn into Alchemists, create a multi-sensorial experience

New Delhi , Feb 20 An evening full of fun, frolic and anticipation of what lay ahead was seen here as five luxury aficionados collaborated together to play host to Capital's discerning elite at a multi-sensorial experience -- from exhilarating smells to a decked up bar -- that enthralled all attendees.