Huemn showcased line influenced by ambiance at AIFW

New Delhi, Oct 15 : Designers Shyma Shetty and Pranav Misra of the brand Huemn showcased line influenced by the “socio-economic and political ambience of current times” at Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2018. “The collection is influenced by the socio-economic and political ambience of our times. Fashion is informed by our emotional response […]

AIFW S/S’18: Day four showcases some of the finest creations, themes

New Delhi, Oct 14 : The Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring/Summer 2018s day four on Saturday had Abhi Singh, Bhanuni By Jyoti and EKRU By Ekta and Ruchira showcasing designs that were inspired by barcodes, ikebana – the ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement and global warming. Singh presented Collection “Barcode”, the inspiration for […]

Emerging Zika serotypes may hinder vaccine development

New York, Oct 11 : Researchers have warned that the Zika virus is mutating among the infected patients so rapidly that different serotypes of the pathogen could soon appear in the near future, a development that would hinder development of vaccines and efficacy of diagnostic tests. “Today there’s only one Zika and people become immune […]

Midday light new hope for bipolar disorder patients: Study

New York, Oct 11 : Regular exposure to the bright white light at midday can significantly decrease symptoms of depression and increase functioning in people with bipolar disorder, reveals a new study. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy and activity levels. The findings […]

India had 97mn underweight kids in 2016: Lancet

London, Oct 11 : Nearly 97 million of the world’s underweight children and adolescents lived in India in 2016, a new study by science journal Lancet said. The findings showed that India had the highest population of “moderate-to-severely” underweight children and young adults aged between 5-to-19 years in the past four decades. Although the number […]

Sur, Oman: Perfect stop for lovers of exotic beaches

By Sandeep Sharma Sur (Oman), Oct 11 : A picture-perfect lighthouse, a dhow factory, wadis, a cinema hall, mountains, fishing, boating and a few exotic beaches — Sur, the second-richest city in Oman after the capital Muscat, has a lot to offer to travel junkies. Situated on the north-eastern coast of Oman, the city, which […]