Exposure to childhood abuse makes moms less confident

New York , Aug 29

Mothers who experienced more types of abuse as children - sexual abuse, physical or emotional abuse, and physical or emotional neglect - as children are more critical of their ability to parent successfully, new research has found.

President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan

New Delhi.

New Delhi. Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of hindu festival Raksha Bandhan.

Review 1999 old age policy, SC tells government

New Delhi , Aug 28

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to have a fresh look at its National Policy on Older Persons (NPOP) as much had happened since it was put in place in 1999.

All worth it: Shraddha Kapoor on living her childhood dream

Mumbai , Aug 29 She's doing multiple films and even getting a chance to sing -- Shraddha Kapoor, who believes in the "laws of the universe", says her life gets "exhausting" sometimes, but then it's all worth it as her dreams are coming true via Bollywood.

Narendra Kumar offers bridal wear for destination weddings

Mumbai , Aug 28

Destination weddings are much in vogue nowadays, and cashing in on the fever is designer Narendra Kumar, who gave fashionistas a variety of bespoke creations for brides and grooms at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2015 here on Friday.

Simple, elegant rakhis replace oversized jazzy designs

New Delhi , Aug 28 Strings of coloured threads, some with beads and pearls; some adorned by cartoon and film characters like Spiderman, Minions and Doraemon; some scented, with sparklers; some even in gold and silver - markets here are full of all kinds of rakhis, but vendors say simpler and elegant designs have been sold in abundance this year.