Lifestyle

Why ‘money’ talk with family is important now


In these pandemic times it’s imperative to talk about its long term impact on family finances. Here’s a practical step-by-step approach. Step 1: Prepare for the meeting Ensure you have most of the financial data in black and white. If you don’t already have a structured budget and expense sheet in place, make an estimate of...

Cartoon character masks and online birthday parties in pandemic era


Poonam Jhunjhunwala, 11, from Kolkata is busy going through cartoon character masks for her upcoming online birthday party. As she checks the masks, her mother identifies dresses that she can wear for the bash. The novel coronavirus lockdown has forced people to stay indoors but it has not stopped kids from celebrating an online...

Most Americans fighting pandemic with resilience, not loneliness

Post Date: June 30, 2020

Social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic has not led to an overall increase in loneliness among Americans as most of them felt more supported by others than before the pandemic, a new survey has revealed. "Despite a small increase among some individuals, we found overall remarkable resilience in response to Covid-19," said Angelina Sutin, associate...

An astronaut-verified Eau de Space fragrance for you


Have you ever thought what space smells like? A perfume will soon be available to the common people which will give answer to this question. A kickstarter for Eau De Space has been launched in an attempt to make the perfume available to the common man. According to the website, the fragrance was made solely...

Dior to revive fashion shows with no front row A-listers


French luxury label Christian Dior said on Monday it would press ahead with a calendar of fashion shows for this year starting in July with an Italian catwalk display - but without the celebrated front-row audience of A-listers. The novel coronavirus crisis has accelerated a rethink among high-end brands of how collections are presented, with...

Virtual event draws Yoga enthusiasts from across the South on IDY


By Manu Shah Living rooms turned into yoga studios as family members stretched out their mats to flex and breathe together in keeping with the theme “Yoga at home and Yoga with the family,” during the 6th International Day of Yoga on June 21 in Houston. Organized by the Indian Consulate in Houston in partnership with community organizations,...

Indian fathers and their money-savvy finance lessons


Indian parents have always been financially prudent and there is a lot that one can learn from their father in terms of financial management. Here's a roundup of some valuable lessons one can learn from our fathers, by CRED, a transparent and fully digital credit card payment platform. Practising financial self-reliance: With steady income comes the...

Johnson & Johnson to cease sale of skin-whitening lotions


Consumer-products giant Johnson & Johnson said Friday that it would no longer sell certain products that are advertised as dark-spot reducers but have been used by some purchasers to lighten skin tone. The product lines, Neutrogena Fine Fairness and Clear Fairness by Clean & Clear, were not distributed in the United States but were sold...

Now go glamping in India in motorhome


Campervan Camps and Holidays India Pvt Ltd, a Bengaluru-based start-up has introduced India's first commercially approved premium motorhome - the LuxeCamper. The LuxeCamper provides living and sleeping areas designed within a compact space that can accommodate up to four people. The motorhome comes with a lounge at the rear end that doubles up as a queen...