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Obesity increases risk of stress-related diseases

New York , Sep 23

If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says a study.

Arya to use 'Bigg Boss' for new phase as author

Mumbai , Sep 23

Actor-politician Raj Babbar's son Arya has joined the celebrity bandwagon on "Bigg Boss 8" and one of his key motives is to expand the market for a book he has authored, via the reality show. He's also confident of winning the show.

Add glitter to sharara for celebrations

New Delhi , Sep 23

Sharara, a traditional outfit, is a must-have for the festive season. Make it a bit glittery to enhance its look, says designer Reynu Taandon.

Katherine Heigl shares beach moments online

Los Angeles , Sep 23

Actress Katherine Heigl shared photographs of a beach party with her friends on photo-sharing website Instagram.

40,000 Kerala diaspora returnees seek self-employment loans

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 23

A total of 40,000 applications have been received in response to the Kerala government's rehabilitation programme for diaspora who return to the state, a government official said Tuesday.

Try romantic side bun for wedding season

New Delhi , Sep 23

Hairdo can make or break your look. And on your wedding day, you surely want to look your best. An expert suggests that you can try wavy loose curls, messy hair or romantic side bun to give variation to the monotonous hair styles.

Tricks to switch from summer to autumn make-up

London , Sep 23

Autumn season calls not only for wardrobe change, but also the makeover of make-up kit. An expert suggests how you can transform make-up from summer to autumn subtly.

Indian in UAE convicted of suicide attempt

Dubai , Sep 23

An Indian man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been convicted of attempting suicide by taking sleeping pills after he could not sleep because of anxiety, media reported Tuesday.

Modi greets nation on Mahalaya

New Delhi , Sep 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday wished the nation "joy, peace and prosperity" on the occasion of Mahalaya, that marks the beginning of 'Durga puja'.

Mizoram, Meghalaya to light up Tripura during Puja

Agartala , Sep 23

In a goodwill gesture, Mizoram and Meghalaya will provide 55 MW of electricity to Tripura during Durga Puja, a Tripura minister said here Tuesday.