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Uplift your attire with quirky footwear (13:48)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The right pair of shoes can transform your body language and attitude tremendously. Pair up Garfield or Mickey Mouse print shoes with loose and ankle-length cargo pants or opt for bold colours and attractive heels that can be paired with an all white attire, say experts.

Female protesters crash BAFTA 2018 (10:34)
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A group of female protesters wearing 'Time's Up' T-shirts invaded the red carpet at the 71st British Academy Film Awards organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), here.

'Victoria & Abdul' loses Best Make-Up and Hair to 'Darkest Hour' at BAFTA (06:20) IANS Photo Service
London, Feb 19 (IANS) "Victoria & Abdul" starring Indian actor Ali Mazak opposite veteran actress Judi Dench, lost its race for the Best Make-Up and Hair category to the film "Darkest Hour" at the 71st British Academy Film Awards organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), here on Monday.

Kate Middleton defies black dress code at BAFTA (05:22) IANS Photo Service
London, Feb 19 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton on Monday defied the Times's Up protest at the 71st British Academy Film Awards, organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), by wearing a green dress, instead of black worn by the celebrities attending the ceremony.

Revive dull, dry skin with oatmeal (20:08)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Many individuals have a never-ending tiff with dry skin. Experts suggest moisturisers with natural ingredients like oatmeal that can be a saviour as it restores the skin's pH balance, preventing dry skin.

Choco lava cake hot favourite among lovebirds (19:08)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Lovebirds indulged in some sugary goodness, including choco lava cake, on Valentine's Day, reveals a survey.

Delhi feels like my own city: Anil Kapoor (18:10) IANS Photo Service
Noida, Feb 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who was born and brought up in Mumbai, says that whenever he visits the national capital he feels like he is visiting his own city.

Teenagers use social media posts to appear attractive to friends (17:10) IANS Photo Service
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Teenagers use social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram to appear attractive and popular among friends, and for that they make a careful selection of photos, activities and links that they share, a new study says.

What's Malaika's 'snappy secret pre-workout routine' (15:26) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora, known for her fit frame, has revealed a part of her "snappy secret pre-workout routine".

Sakshi Tanwar to be back with new season of 'Tyohaar Ki Thaali' (17:40) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Actress Sakshi Tanwar will host the new season of food show "Tyohaar Ki Thaali", and she is looking forward to once again to sharing her long-cherished heirloom festival recipes.

Father's stress linked to kids' brain development (16:34)
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Fathers, take note! Taking too much stress may affect the brain development of your kids, a new study has claimed.

Girls may inherit ovarian cancer gene from fathers (16:24)
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Scientists have found a gene responsible for ovarian cancer that can be passed down from fathers to their daughters.

Literary Portrayals on 70 Years of Indian Independence (15:20)
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indias National Academy of Letters organised a national seminar on "70 Years of Indian Independence" on Friday as part of its ongoing Festival of Letters. Eminent scholars and writers presented their views on the literary portrayals that have found light of the day over the past seven decades.

Is translation a means of retelling stories, experts discus (15:08)
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) What is the role of translations in bringing many unknown stories to the fore? Can translation be used as a means of retelling narratives? Several experts came together at a symposium organised by the Sahitya Akademi here to deliberate on the topic.

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes (13:52)
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) A drug commonly used drug to control high blood pressure may be also effective in preventing the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 per cent of those at risk, researchers say.

Household cleaning products may harm lung function in women (12:52)
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Women working as cleaners or using cleaning sprays or other products regularly at home are likely to experience a greater decline in their lung function, researchers have warned.

French town gears up for Bollywood-themed Lemon Festival (22:26)
Menton (France), Feb 16 (IANS) The finishing touches to huge sculptures crafted out of citrus fruits were being made on Friday as the southern French Riviera town of Menton readied itself for the 85th edition of its "Fete du Citron" ("Lemon Festival").

Why you can't get enough of your favourite songs (18:24)
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) If you have played your favourite Kishore Kumar song or a Beatles classic umpteen times but do not know why you forget to press the stop button for some particular numbers, new research offers some clues.

Tinder's new feature to give more power to women (18:20) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Feb 16 (IANS) In a bid to give more power to women on the platform, dating app Tinder is set to introduce a setting that makes it possible for women to only interact with the men they message first.

Nerves, cameras can make all chefs uneasy: Chef Mark Olive (18:04)
By Kishori Sud
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Australian chef Mark Olive, a judge on the Australian reality show "The Chefs Line", says nervousness and the spotlight of the camera, can be a game-changer for contestants -- home cooks and professionals alike.

Finding NiMo: Bollywood takes dig at Nirav Modi, bank, politicians (16:12) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Rishi Kapoor, Richa Chadha and Vivek Agnihotri have raised questions about the major banking fraud carried out by billionaire diamond trader Nirav Modi, who left the country in January.

Facebook, Twitter not affecting face-to-face contact with friends: Study (15:00) IANS Photo Service
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Debunking a popular belief that use of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter alienates people from friends and family, a new study claims that this is not the case.

How asthma may affect your chances of pregnancy (14:36)
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Certain asthma medication, especially the "quick-acting" relievers, may affect women's ability to conceive, warns a new study.

'It all began with that dinner where the milk played truant' (Translating India - 8) (14:16) IANS Photo Service
(ATTN EDITORS: This is the eighth in a 10-part "Translating India" series where noted translators -- in articles written exclusively for IANS -- share their experiences of translating from their respective languages.)

Kumarakom Wood Castle is new destination for antique lovers (Travel) (11:46)
By Sanu George
Kumarakom (Kerala), Feb 16 (IANS) When former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wrote "My musings from Kumarakom" after a brief visit to this village in late 2000, Kumarakom, situated on the eastern shore of Kerala's largest lake Vembanad, shot to prominence. Nearly two decades later, the village has come up with Kumarakom Wood Castle resort, a new destination for all those who love antiques and nostalgia.

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