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Relationship blues? Tips to reduce the Covid-19 distance

Relationship blues? Tips to reduce the Covid-19 distance

Social distancing has affected people's personal lives greatly, and romantic relationships are bearing the brunt of it. Couples who are dating are separated by distance, the strain is bound to have an impact.

Realists enjoy more long-term happiness than optimists: Study

Realists enjoy more long-term happiness than optimists: Study

Positive thinking has long been extolled as the route to happiness, but a new study shows that realists enjoy a greater sense of long-term wellbeing than optimists.

Cloud kitchens the new normal in dining

Cloud kitchens the new normal in dining

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed consumer behaviour in the F&B sector.

It's no news that India's restaurant industry is facing the hardest hit in the crisis and even though the lockdown helped reduce the spread of the virus, it has also resulted in the revenues of the sector dropping to zero. Keeping the sensitive situation in mind, one can see how the only revenue-source on which the restaurateurs are depending on, is this home-delivery model.

Mobile phone among women linked to higher contraception use

Mobile phone among women linked to higher contraception use

Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception, lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a new study which covered 209 countries.

Early face mask adoption helped 42 nations avoid Covid mayhem

Early face mask adoption helped 42 nations avoid Covid mayhem

You see billions of people around the world wearing face masks to avoid Covid-19, but did you realise that countries like Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and China and some other South-East Asian countries controlled the coronavirus from creating a mayhem the way it has done in the US, Brazil and now in India?

Indian girl creates iOS app to help people shun suffering in silence

Indian girl creates iOS app to help people shun suffering in silence

Kanishka Chaudhry, a high-school student from Gujarat, never had an inkling like all of us that mental health would become such a raging debate after the suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The girl, however, is ready with an iOS app to help teenagers and adults overcome mental health issues.

The impact of COVID-19 on Indian Wedding Industry

The impact of COVID-19 on Indian Wedding Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on almost every industry in the world and the Indian Wedding Industry, estimated around $50 billion, has now come to a halt. However, industry experts believe that Indian weddings will return with spike in growth in the coming years and it will continue to be bigger once the virus threat is down to be negligible.

Miles to go for effective suicide-prevention protocols in India'

Miles to go for effective suicide-prevention protocols in India'

The apparent suicide of rising Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput has once again focused on two glaring lacunae: that while mental health issues are estimated to affect 150 million Indians, less than a fifth - 30 million - are seeking care of one form or another and that suicide is the leading cause of death for Indians in the 15 to 39 age group.

87% Indian adults believe online gaming affects well-being: Survey

87% Indian adults believe online gaming affects well-being: Survey

About 87 per cent adults in Indian cities believe that online gaming takes a toll on their physical and mental well-being, showed a survey on Tuesday.

Online romance scams on the rise as dating apps proliferate

Online romance scams on the rise as dating apps proliferate

As millions of people get hooked to online dating platforms, their proliferation has led to online romance scams becoming a modern form of fraud that have spread in several societies along with the development of social media like Facebook Dating, warn researchers.

Decathlon introduces zero-contact shopping options amid Covid

Decathlon introduces zero-contact shopping options amid Covid

Sports products retailer Decathlon on Friday said that it has come with zero-contact shopping options for customers in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wuhan Diary' releases in India

Wuhan Diary' releases in India

The much-talked about 'Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City' by well-known Chinese literary writer Fang Fang, has released in India in the ebook format.