Today health tips: 6 lifestyle modifications to bring down your breast cancer risk

Smoking, alcohol intake, obesity and exposure to light late at night increase your risk of breast cancer © Shutterstock   According to the estimates of World Cancer Research Fund, breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in women and the second most common among all forms of cancer overall. In 2018 itself, 2 million new breast cancer diagoutlooknoses took place., suggest the findings of this research agency. But what could be the culprit behind the ever-widening base of breast cancer all over the world. Studies on this fatal on this…

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An Automated Cricket Farm Could Bring Bug-Based Food to the Masses

Cricket company Aspire has created a massive farm to raise crickets that will be used to make mainstream snacks. The hope is to provide a better source of protein, while also reducing the carbon and land footprint that stems from producing beef. A BETTER SOURCE OF PROTEIN Crickets are a good source of protein, provided you can work up the courage to eat one. In order to offset the harmful effects that come with relying on beef, however, we need to turn to another source, and our best option may come…

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Google, RailTel Bring Free Wi-Fi Facility to 100 Railway Stations in India

Google on Thursday announced that its collaborative effort with RailTel to provide Railwire Wi-Fi across railway stations in India has reached a new milestone. The search giant said that the free public Wi-Fi facility is now available in the 100th railway station in India – Udhagamandalam, better known as Ooty. To recall, Google had first launched Wi-Fi services at Mumbai Central in January this year, with the aim to bring services to 400 stations eventually. At the time, it had committed to bringing the service to 100 railway stations by…

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Ladies of country music bring affordable fashion to fans

A new generation of country musicians — mostly young and female — is changing the look of fashion in Music City with clothing lines designed with fans in mind. Fashion has tended to be exaggerated and designed for the screen or the stage. Consider Dolly Parton’s body-hugging denim and rhinestones, Loretta Lynn’s sparkly ball gowns, or Shania Twain’s midriff-bearing leopard outfit. “I think country artists, mainly women, have always really dressed well,” said Karen Fairchild of the Grammy-winning vocal group Little Big Town. “It’s been over-the-top and full of fabulous…

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Congress seeks dialogue to bring Kashmir Valley out of unrest

Accusing the ruling coalition of betraying people in Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Monday sought a “sustained and meaningful” dialogue with all stakeholders, including the separatists, to address Kashmir issue and bring the Valley out of the nearly four-month-long unrest. “We have been seeking talks with the Hurriyat for over three months now. We told the Governor that this government is committed to dialogue but they have kept dialogue at the backdoor (sic) now, which is a betrayal with the people. “There should…

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As New York Fashion Week Approaches, Asian Designers Bring Varied Influences

As the buzz for the upcoming New York Fashion Week (NYFW) builds, Asian and Asian-American designers continue to be a force in the industry, with both seasoned and emerging talent offering a range of visions to showcase on the runways. NBC News spoke with several designers showing at the upcoming NYFW presentations, discussing their inspirations for their forthcoming collections. Naeem Khan’s gowns have become a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama, who was spotted wearing one of the Indian-American designer’s dresses at Obama’s first state dinner in 2009 hosting the…

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Celebrations begin as devotees bring Ganpati home

People in Maharashtra today welcomed the God of good luck and prosperity — Lord Ganesha — to their homes and community pandals amid fanfare as the 10-day-long festival devoted to the state’s most beloved deity commenced with religious fervour. IMAGE: A devotee takes Ganesha for a ride across the city on the first day of the 10-day festival. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The festival began with devotees, attired in traditional clothes, installing colourfully-crafted idols of the elephant-headed God in their homes and tastefully decorated pandals across the state, including in major…

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