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Mariah Carey 'always had low self-esteem' (06:56) IANS Photo Service
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning singer Mariah Carey says she always had low self-esteem, and people do not recognize that.

Kesha sports see-through top sans bra (04:16)
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer Kesha arrived at the Los Angeles International Airport in a pair of jeans and sheer top with no bra.

World record for biggest samosa set in UK (19:38)
London, Aug 23 (IANS) The world record for the largest samosa has been created in London.

Social media culture promotes risky posts: Study (17:48)
London, Aug 23 (IANS) If you thought young people posting content on social media that contains sexual or offensive material were just being impulsive, think again! A new study says that such risky posts might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture.

Oral steroids ineffective for chest infections in adults: Study (17:48)
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Oral steroids should not be used for treating acute lower respiratory tract infection or chest infections in adults who don't have asthma or other chronic lung disease as they do not reduce the duration or severity of symptoms, according to a new study.

Rashmi Jha to launch fashion, beauty app (17:30)
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Rashmi Jha, who made her acting debut in Bollywood with Madhur Bhandarkars "Indu Sarkar", is set to launch her own app about fashion and beauty.

Fujifilm India attempts to cash in on 'photo renaissance' (16:48)
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Seeing a photo renaissance here with increasing sales of smart phones with better storage memory that allow users to click photos merrily, Japanese imaging major Fujifilm's Indian subsidiary on Wednesday said it has decided to open eight outlets where people can take prints and buy other accessories.

Working out 'extremely' important for Sunny, Bobby Deol (15:24) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Bobby Deol says working out is so essential for him and his elder brother and actor Sunny Deol that even if there is no gym facility sometimes, they would manage to find a solution.

Vegan diet may help lower your cholesterol (14:26)
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Are you suffering from high cholesterol? Try plant-based vegetarian diets, especially vegan diets, which can significantly help lower the levels of cholesterol -- known to increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study.

Here's why your adolescent kid is at high obesity risk (14:22)
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Don't blame your adolescent kid for eating high calorie food -- he or she may not be able to control the urge for burgers, pizzas and french fries due to an impairment in a brain region linked to self-regulation, says a study.

Manav Gangwani thrilled about showcase in Stockholm (13:22) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Fashion designer Manav Gangwani presented his "India @ 70" latest couture collection at the Stockholm Culture Festival, hosted by the Ambassador of India Monika Kapil Mohta.

Long-term Vitamin B use may up men's lung cancer risk (13:12)
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Long-term, high-dose supplementation of vitamins B6 and B12 -- touted by the vitamin industry for increasing energy and improving metabolism -- may be associated with a two to four fold increased risk of lung cancer in men, new research has warned.

French fashion brand Celine comes to India (09:34)
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Celine, a luxury French fashion House founded by Celine Vipiana in 1945, made its entry in India on Wednesday with an exclusive tie up with Le Mill, a multi designer boutique.

Heidi Klum loves sporting leopard print (02:24) IANS Photo Service
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum, who feels her style has evolved, says she loves to wear leopard print garments.

Transgender beauty pageant to be held in Gurugram (21:10)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The first edition of Miss Transqueen India, a beauty pageant for transgenders, will take place in Gurugram on Sunday.

Globally 8 in 1,000 kids born with foetal alcohol syndrome (19:02)
Toronto, Aug 22 (IANS) Nearly eight out of every 1,000 children worldwide are born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), which increases their risk of developing physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities, according to researchers.

Here's why you tend to be less alert during afternoon (18:02)
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Do you find yourself grumpy and less alert in the afternoon hours as opposed to the morning hours? It is because your brain expects a reward, while activation is greater in the morning and evening because rewards are not expected at these times, according to a study.

Self-drive road trips abroad on your Indian driving licence (17:52)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Travelling by road is a great way to explore a country and experience it the "local" way. If you love driving and are wondering if you will ever be able to cruise down the autobahn, there are a few countries you can drive in with your Indian driving licence.

Kolkata gets 'Food ATM' (With Images) (17:40)
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) 'Food ATM', a 320-litre refrigerator laden with leftovers, is ensuring that the poor and needy in the city do not go hungry, thanks to an initiative by a restaurateur here.

Explore handloom with peplum Banarasi tops, modal silk scarves (17:30)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Give a twist to handlooom with chic styles -- wear a peplum Banarasi top or a scarf made with modal, suggest experts.

Contact sports may alter brains of young, healthy athletes (16:50)
Toronto, Aug 22 (IANS) Playing contact sports such as soccer, basketball and field hockey may lead to greater effects on the brain of athletes, researchers say.

Statins may help combat typhoid, malaria (16:32)
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Besides lowering cholesterol levels, drugs such as statins or Ezetimibe may one day prove to be effective in providing protection against infectious diseases, including typhoid fever, chlamydia and malaria, researchers have found.

Skin care regime for new mothers (15:42)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) During and after pregnancy, every part of your body needs extra care and attention. Hormonal changes, stretched skin and sweat can sometimes trigger painful skin conditions that may cause discomfort and irritation. Experts suggest these are managed right from the time they appear.

Make Karachi liveable, says daily (14:02)
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper pleaded on Tuesday that Karachi, the country's largest city and its commercial hub, should be made "liveable again".

Strong adolescence friendship bond may boost mental health (13:52)
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Worried over your son or daughter being too friendly with his or her mates? Take heart, having strong and intimate friendships during adolescence may help improve several aspects of mental health such as anxiety, social acceptance, self-worth and symptoms of depression, researchers say.

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