Pregnant women, beware of UTIs this monsoon

New Delhi (IANSlife) Although the monsoon brings respite from summer’s scorching heat, it also invites a plethora of allergies and infections. Pregnant women should be cautious because they are at a higher risk of suffering from Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). … read more


Contraction rate of June WPI narrows down sharply

New Delhi (IANS) The contraction rate of India’s wholesale price inflation sharply narrowed down in June on a sequential basis, official data showed on Tuesday. Accordingly, the index numbers of wholesale price showed the inflation rate of June at (-) 1.81 … read more


Scientists may have cracked the code to improve human longevity

New York (IANS) In a big breaking discovery, the researchers may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan. The study, published in the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, shows the drug mifepristone can extend the lives … read more


Yagna at Kolkata’s Amitabh Bachchan temple for recovery of ‘Guru’

Kolkata (IANS) Ever since their “guru” has been hospitalised with Covid-19, Amitabh Bachchan fans in Kolkata have started praying for his speedy recovery. While the veteran actor was hospitalised on Saturday evening, a yagna was performed at Kolkata’s Amitabh Bachchan temple, … read more


Canvases of abstraction

New Delhi (IANSlife) ‘My Abstract Universe’, an online solo exhibition of artworks by contemporary artist Yashwant Singh, depicts an unusual imagery of abstraction — replete with tattoos and piercings, kitchen artifacts, weapons, masks and textiles. Currently open for viewing online, … read more