Author Archives: Loknath Das

10 ways to boost your happiness levels

Want to be happy? Heading on a night out with friends or going on holiday should do the trick. But there are many different routes to achieving happiness and some of them are so simple you’ll wonder why you haven’t done them before! We take a look at 10 unexpected, evidence-based ways of injecting more happiness into your life… 1. Read More

7 drinks you need to stop buying now

1. Fruit juice Despite what the packaging may tell you, this does NOT provide an easy and convenient way to get in one or two of your 5-a-day. Most shop-bought fruit juices are pasteurised (essentially boiled), which destroys a lot of the valuable nutrients, whilst concentrating the sugars. The juice is also extracted from the whole fruit, leaving behind the Read More

How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?

In this chilly weather you might not want to get out of your warm blanket let alone go out with friends or even to work. Winter is the season of snuggling up in bed with a hot chocolate and a bowl of warm soup. It’s also the season to wear big overcoats and wrap yourself up in layers of clothing. If you don’t Read More

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of yoga. It is the third Read More

10 Ayurvedic Tips To Gain Weight

Are you tired of hearing the latest pitch on how to lose weight, when all you want to do is to just gain some kilos instead? Unfortunately, this is the truth; there is way too much information on how to lose weight but barely anything on how to gain weight, especially in a healthy and balanced way. But the good Read More

Property Consultant Seeks Industry Status For Realty Sector

The real estate sector is facing a multi-year slowdown (Representational image) New Delhi: The government should reduce the GST rate on under-construction properties, implement single-window clearance for real estate projects and give industry status to the entire sector, property consultant ANAROCK said in its Budget wishlist to boost demand. It also demanded higher tax incentives for first-time home buyers for Read More

Realty Sector Pins Hopes On Budget 2018 For Lower GST, Infrastructure Status

The industry is also expecting reforms in land acquisition. Mumbai: Severely impacted by various reforms like RERA, GST and demonetisation, the realty sector is pinning its hopes on Budget 2018-19 for relief measures like lower taxes and infrastructure status. The year 2017 was an eventful one for the sector with many structural policy reforms, which resulted in a significant decline Read More

Expect Pro-Consumer Measures To Continue For Realty Sector

Budget 2017 was the first post-demonetisation financial outlay of the government and expectations were running high. Infrastructure status accorded to the affordable housing sector came as the most significant announcement for the consumers and the industry players and gave them reasons to rejoice. This was in tandem with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Housing for All by 2022’, which Read More

3 ways to ensure your hand and feet stay warm when it’s cold outside

During the long winter months, it can feel like your hands and feet are constantly cold. This is especially true for those who have poor circulation, and no matter how many layers you wear, your extremities are left feeling frozen. So what can you do to banish the chills? Wisconsin-based Dr John Brill of Aurora Health Care revealed to Mail Online a number of ways Read More

Everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test

  Home pregnancy tests are easy to find and extremely accurate when used correctly. However, there are several things you need to take into consideration when testing for pregnancy using a shop-bought product. Here, we chat to the team at the period-tracking app Clue for the down-low on everything you need to know about taking a pregnancy test. When to take a pregnancy Read More