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Oscar 2018 : Sridevi And Shashi Kapoor Honoured At The Academy Awards

Oscar 2018 : Sridevi And Shashi Kapoor Honoured At The Academy Awards

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The Academy Awards also called the Oscars paid tribute to the legendary Bollywood stars who passed away. Late actor Sridevi along with Shashi Kapoor received a special homage in the "In Memoriam" section at the 90th Academy awards. With Jimmy Kimmel as host, the ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night. Actor Jennifer Garner introduced the segment by paying tribute to late star Audrey Hepburn. Expressing the loss of the film world, she said, "Every storyteller knows that there is no joy without sorrow. Tonight, as we celebrate our achievements, we also mourn the loss of those who brought joy to us." The lost stars received a musical tribute by Eddie Vedder. He took the stage to sing Tom Petty's "Room at the top". Although, the inclusion of Late Sridevi and Sh...
HOLI 2018 – Let’s Get Drenched In Colors Of Love!

HOLI 2018 – Let’s Get Drenched In Colors Of Love!

Travel, Uncategorized
Happy Holi folks! So, the most colourful and playful festival is finally here. Beyond any doubt, we all love Holi. It's the time of year when thrill meter is at its peak. It's the time when you avoid certain lanes just so no one splashes a balloon full of colours on you. Getting tipsy in an array of colours together with friends and taking as many pictures as you like. There are colours all over the streets; gulaal, pichkaari, bhang and so much more brings a complete package of fun to us. Moreover, the aroma of special Holi delicacies draws us to the kitchen. The festival is not just a cultural extravaganza, but also a culinary one. But, do you think only Indians have such fun festivals, like Holi? Looks like we have inspired a whole lot of people to get messy with friends an...
Are The Face-To-Face Interactions Dead In This Era Of Social Media?

Are The Face-To-Face Interactions Dead In This Era Of Social Media?

Lifestyle, News, Tech World, Uncategorized
It is an established fact that we spend a lot of our time interacting with people on social media sites. Many people believe that face-to-face communications are already a thing of past. However, a recent research has reassured that virtual interactions through Social media are unlikely to take the place of face-to-face conversations. The researchers found no evidence for the proposition that social media reduces face-to-face communication. In fact, the study says, "Social media does not make people feel connected as much as real social interactions do. People still value face-to-face time with those who ought to matter, especially our close friends and family." This research debunks the popular belief that use of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter alienates peop...
This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers!

This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers!

Health & Fitness, News
For the very first time, scientists have examined an anti-ageing protein in detail. This protein family is believed to solely increase human lifespan. Additionally, it may also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cancer. In the past decades, scientists have been working on the ageing process. Since then, a family of molecules called klotho protein has attracted their attention. It is a naturally occurring, a human protein discovered in 1997. Klotho got its name from the Greek Goddess who spins the thread of life. According to scientists, klotho protein plays an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism. They have now revealed the three-dimensional construction of this protein. In late 1990's, experiments performed on m...
How Chatbots Will Change The Way Companies Interact With Customers?

How Chatbots Will Change The Way Companies Interact With Customers?

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We know that artificial intelligence (AI) will change business. Well, it looks like chatbots might be the first stand to revolutionize the way customers interact with companies. As it becomes easier to leverage advances in AI, more and more companies are turning to chatbots. This is only to help the customer find what they want, get the help they need or even schedule or service. With the advancement of mobile technologies, the consumer expects greater responsiveness from companies round the clock. Bands are therefore expected to serve better customer relationship management (CRM) across various channels. Chatbots, in turn, provides the opportunity to make your business easier to interact with. What Are Chatbots? A chatbot is a program that communicates with a user via text. It un...
How Long You Need To Exercise To Burn Off 2 Slices Of Pizza?

How Long You Need To Exercise To Burn Off 2 Slices Of Pizza?

Health & Fitness
Pizza lovers can't resist pizza. Have you ever savored a pizza while on a diet routine? We all have felt guilty about our little cheat meal at one time or another. But, do you really think it is worth feeling guilty for? If you just had it out of your diet plan, don't worry!! We have a plan for you to go back to your healthy lifestyle. Firstly, you must know how many calories are there to burn if you had 2 slices of pizza. 1. Cheese Burst Pizza - 745 Calories 2. Pan Tossed Pizza    - 570 Calories 3. Thin Crust Pizza     - 460 Calories Maybe you feel a little off after reading the corresponding number of calories. But here is a list which will surely make you feel better and less guilty about your cheat treat. 1. Jogging A pizza won't harm you much if you are a regular runn
How To Increase Hemoglobin Levels In Blood?

How To Increase Hemoglobin Levels In Blood?

Health & Fitness, News
First of all, it is important to know what is hemoglobin? Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein. It is thereby responsible for carrying oxygen from the respiratory organs to the rest of the body. Therefore, maintaining normal levels of hemoglobin in blood is very important. It thus ensures proper body functioning. Its normal level for an adult man lies between 14 and 18 g/dl, while for an adult woman the normal level falls between 12 and 16 g/dl. Causes Of Hemoglobin Deficiency. There are many reasons due to which the hemoglobin level in a person's body can decrease below the normal level. 1. Loss of blood (due to traumatic injury, surgery, bleeding, colon cancer and stomach ulcer). 2. Nutritional deficiency (mainly iron, vitamin B12 and folate). 3. Problems associated w...
Painful Insulin Injections, Goodbye!

Painful Insulin Injections, Goodbye!

Health & Fitness, News
For those of you with diabetes who go through the pain of insulin injections, take a sigh of relief! No poke: a smart patch is in the ring now. Scientists have finally developed a pain-free skin patch. Most importantly this patch contains compounds that respond to blood chemistry and regulate blood sugar in a diabetes patient. Thus, eliminating the need for painful daily injections and needle pricks. The pain caused by insulin injections is probably the biggest nightmare of those diagnosed with diabetes. Well, these injections are going to be a thing of past. The research carried out by the University of NC State and North Carolina led to this amazing invention "No Poke", which is putting an end to the rather painful insulin injections.  How Does Insulin Work? Insulin in
Simple Food That Helps Us To Get Glowing Skin And Shining Hair!

Simple Food That Helps Us To Get Glowing Skin And Shining Hair!

Health & Fitness
Want a head full of healthy, shining hair? Want a glowing skin which is soft as velvet? Looks like we have found a way to it. The old phrase "you are what you eat" has never been justified so perfectly. Not just cosmetics, the secret to glowing skin and hair is also a matter of what you eat. Have a look in your kitchen. You might be amazed how much what you have on your plate can affect your skin and hair. Let's have a look. 1. COCONUT (For Glowing Skin And Shining Hair) Coconut water is a great natural hydrant. It contains potassium, that causes the movement of nutrients into our cells which makes the skin glow. Coconut oil, which is high in healthy fats and necessary vitamins is the perfect nutrition for your hair. It can be used as a moisturizer for the scalp and results in shi