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These savory and sweet Easter recipes will have you hoppin’ for joy


The appearance of brightly colored foods and decorations filling store aisles can only mean one thing: Easter is here! This year, the beloved springtime holiday lands on April 4, which also happens to be International Carrot Day. To celebrate the Easter Bunny’s all-time favorite food, McCormick has released a collection of savory and sweet carrot-forward...

The downside of working from home comes into view


A year into the Covid-19 era, many can relate. Employees say work-life boundaries blurred, then vanished, as waking life came to mean “always on” at work. Experts warn that working around the clock—while slipping in meals, helping with homework and grabbing a few moments with a partner—isn’t sustainable, and employers from banking giant Citigroup  to the...

Mindless scrolling on mobile getting in the way of sleep


Sleeping post 10 pm is clinically declared as an inappropriate time to go to sleep and it triggers a change in the sleeping pattern that leads to sleep deprivation. This is irrespective of the number of hours of sleep. However, a recent study has revealed that although a majority of Indians are aware that...

Vatican says Catholic Church can’t bless same-sex unions

Post Date: March 16, 2021

The Catholic Church can’t bless same-sex unions, the Vatican said Monday, saying that it is “not licit” to bless relationships that involve sexual activity outside of marriage. The ruling was issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in response to a question on whether the church has the “power to give the...

This Italian town is selling homes for 1 euro with zero deposit


Another town in Italy has put some of its historic houses up for sale and that too for 1 euro, that too with no deposit requisite. The beautiful town called Laurenzana, in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, is offering several abandoned houses to attract new residents to fortify its waning population. Most towns and...

Vegas casinos could be coming to NYC


Three large casino companies are jockeying over a rare opportunity to bring a piece of the Las Vegas Strip to the Big Apple, according to media reports.  Wynn Resorts, Bally’s Corp. and Las Vegas Sands are all quietly positioning themselves to compete for a New York City-area casino license in anticipation of Albany putting out...

Michelle Obama to be inducted into US National Women’s Hall of Fame


Former US first lady Michelle Obama will be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame along with eight other women including former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, soccer icon Mia Hamm and NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who died last year. The National Women's Hall of Fame named the members of its Class of 2021 set...

Nita Ambani launches digital portal ‘Her Circle’ for women’s empowerment


Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani on Sunday launched a digital platform aimed towards goal-fulfilment for women. The launch of 'Her Circle' came just a day ahead of International Women's Day, which is celebrated every year on March 8. This first-of-its-kind digital networking platform aims to accelerate women's empowerment and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood globally...

79 per cent women feel the need to seek permission to pursue their careers

Post Date: March 10, 2021

Do young Indian women still feel the pressure to seek permission for their professional choices? According to new OkCupid data, an overwhelming 79 per cent of women believe they need their partner's permission to work. Only 28 per cent of these women believe they can choose freedom for themselves.  According to the dating app, users...