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Chhath Puja 2023 Parana Day: Auspicious time to perform Usha Arghya, rituals

Chhath Puja 2023: Usha Arghya or the doosra arghya is offered to the rising sun, at the conclusion of the festival on day 4. Know shubh muhurat, rituals.

For Usha Arghya devotees wake up few hours before sunrise to make all the preparations for the morning rituals. (ANI Photo)(Pitamber Newar)
Updated on Nov 20, 2023 06:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Happy World Children’s Day 2023: Wishes, images, messages and quotes to share

World Children’s Day is observed on November 20 every year and is dedicated to the little ones who make our life beautiful. Wishes, images, messages to share.

World Children's Day is celebrated on November 20 annually to commemorate the Declaration of the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly on the same day on 1959.
Updated on Nov 20, 2023 09:53 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhath Puja 2023 Usha Arghya date and time: Check out city-wise Parana timings

Chhath Puja 2023 is all set to conclude with Usha Arghya that is offered to the rising sun, on November 20. Know city-wise timings of morning arghya here.

Usha Arghya marks the end of the festival with an offering to the rising sun.(AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Updated on Nov 20, 2023 06:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cardiologist on hidden causes of heart attack during physical activity

Dhoom director Sanjay Gadhvi, 56, passed away while he was out for a morning walk. Here are factors that may lead to heart attack during physical activity.

When it comes to heart health, not just physical health but stress management and mental health are of utmost importance. (Unsplash)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 02:01 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Young pilot's death due to cardiac arrest: Reasons of poor heart health in young

A 37-year-old pilot Himanil Kumar succumbed to a sudden cardiac arrest recently. Experts say it's important for high-risk individuals to undergo screening.

In modern times, poor lifestyle choices, stress, and insufficient physical exercise are among the reasons attributed to deteriorating cardiac health in young people(Freepik)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 11:47 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Top reasons why cancer cases are on rise; how to reduce risk

Experts list reasons behind rise in cancer cases from poor lifestyle choices to environmental factors like pollution. Here's how one can reduce risk.

Studies attribute the spike in early on-set cancer to modern lifestyle factors apart from the genetic factors
Published on Nov 18, 2023 06:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

7 simple rules you must follow to keep diabetes at bay

Diabetes is becoming common worldwide. To reduce your chances of getting the disease, follow these lifestyle measures that can help you lead a healthier life.

More people are at risk of diabetes than ever before due to their faulty lifestyle choices(Freepik)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 02:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Screen time dilemma decoded: Study explores risks and benefits for children

A new study published in Nature Human Behaviour analyses previously published meta-analysis to assess benefits and risks associated with screen time for kids.

The study found that the nature of the interaction between children and the digital screen was important to consider when seeing whether screen time is considered harmful or beneficial to the child's health.(Pexels)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 12:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sore throat due to air pollution? 6 tea recipes for instant relief and recovery

Sore throat is a common side effect of air pollution. Here are 6 wonderful tea recipes that can help you recover.

Air pollution besides irritating our throat can also weaken immunity which can lead to viral infections that can cause sore throat as one of the symptoms. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 10:33 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Zika virus in Maharashtra: Know symptoms, complications, prevention tips

Zika virus usually causes mild disease but in pregnant women, it can lead to many complications. Know about symptoms and prevention tips from experts.

Zika virus can be quite debilitating for women who are pregnant because it can affect the brain development of the baby that is being carried.
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhath Puja 2023: What is Kharna or Lohanda? Significance, rituals, puja time

Chhath Puja 2023: Day 2 of Chhath is known as Kharna or Lohanda. On this day vratis fast from sunrise to sunset. Know all rituals.

Kharna or Lohanda marks the second day of Chhath Puja festival where devotees have a single meal of Rasiya kheer and roti or puri after a day of nirjala fasting, post sunset. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 17, 2023 04:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Palak or Sarso, which is healthier? Know how to relish these winter superfoods

Winter meals aren't complete without rich and delicious delicacies such as sarso ka saag or palak paneer. These winter superfoods are also nutrient powerhouse.

Spinach and sarso (mustard greens) are two leafy greens that have gained popularity due to their impressive nutritional content and potential health benefits(Freepik, Pinterest)
Published on Nov 17, 2023 02:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Eat dates soaked in ghee for these wonderful benefits

Ancient Wisdom Part 27: From improving immunity to relieving constipation, this powerful age-old Ayurvedic combo has many benefits for overall health.

According to Ayurveda, dates soaked in ghee are pure ojas as they revitalize the deep tissues of the body.
Published on Nov 17, 2023 12:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhath Puja 2023 fasting rules: Dos and don'ts to keep in mind during Chhath

The festival of Chhath Puja begins with Nahay Khay today. Here are the dos and don'ts during fasting and other rituals of Chhath that devotees must follow.

Chhath Puja, a much revered fast, popular since ancient times, is observed to please the Sun God and Chhathi Maiyya, and falls roughly six days post Diwali. (istockphoto)
Published on Nov 17, 2023 10:52 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhath Puja begins with Nahay Khay; rituals, significance, sunset-sunrise time

Chhath Puja 2023: The much-awaited festival of Chhath Puja begins with Nahay Khay. All you want to know about rituals of the four-day celebration.

The festival of Chhath goes back to the Vedic era and the rituals of Sandhya and Usha arghya find mention in Rigveda. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 10:17 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhath Puja 2023: 8 prasad items you must offer to Chhathi Maiyya

The four-day festival of Chhath Puja begins on November 17 and concludes on November 20. All you want to know about the popular Chhath Puja prasad items.

Chhath Puja is one of the biggest festivals in Bihar and UP(PTI)
Updated on Nov 19, 2023 04:17 PM IST
By, New Delhi

National Epilepsy Day 2023: Date, history, significance; types of seizures

National Epilepsy Day is celebrated every year in India on November 17 to raise awareness around the brain disorder and bust myths surrounding the disease.

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that can cause seizures due to abnormal brain activity or temporary changes in the brain's electrical functioning. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 01:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Diabetes prevention: 6 practical tips to follow low-sugar diet, reduce cravings

Ditching sugar and adopting a low-sugar lifestyle can transform your health and prevent diabetes. Here are practical tips to eliminate sugar from your diet.

The recommended amounts of sugar that adults can consume daily should be at most 30 grams, while children could consume up to 24 grams. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 16, 2023 11:06 AM IST
By, New Delhi

World Diabetes Day 2023: Easy and fun exercises to control blood sugar levels

Here's how to fight diabetes with a series of easy and fun workouts that will keep your blood sugar levels balanced and energy levels high.

Fitness is paramount in diabetes care as it aids in regulating blood sugar levels, managing weight, and promoting overall health. (Freepik)
Updated on Nov 14, 2023 09:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Diwali 2023: Tips and tricks to celebrate a pet-friendly Diwali

From setting up a cozy and quiet spot for your pets to making them their favourite treats, here are tips to have a pet-friendly Diwali.

Here are some fantastic tips make sure your four-legged pals enjoy this time of year as much as you do(Pinterest)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 05:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ancient Wisdom Part 26: Mind-blowing benefits of deep breathing

The age-old technique of deep breathing has impressive benefits for your lung, heart health and mental well-being.

Deep breathing is more relevant in today's world than ever before in the light of increasing stress, deteriorating air, decreased immunity and growing threat of chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma, heart disease, blood pressure among a host of other health issues.
Published on Nov 10, 2023 03:26 PM IST
By, New Delhi

New Covid variant JN.1 detected in US, UK; Symptoms and preventive tips

New Covid variant JN.1 is a descendent of Pirola or BA.2.86. Know symptoms, important facts and preventive measures from experts.

. The newest Covid variant JN.1 that was first detected in US hardly two months back in September 2023 has now spread to 11 other countries(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 12:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Diwali 2023: 5-minute Rangoli design ideas to illuminate your Diwali celebration

Want to create a beautiful rangoli design without investing hours? Here are some quick and delightful 5-minute rangoli design ideas.

The tradition to decorate homes with beautiful rangoli designs during Diwali festivities has been age-old. (Pinterest)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 11:06 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Is pollution raising your blood sugar levels? How toxic air can lead to diabetes

Air pollution is directly and indirectly impacting our well-being every day. Here's how pollutants are putting us at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Air pollution can affect each and every organ in the body. When polluted air enters our body via lungs, it gets diffused into our blood through which it can reach all parts of our body. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 10, 2023 07:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Diwali 2023 special: Lip-smacking sweet delights to keep cholesterol in check

Worried about excessive intake of sugary treats during Diwali? Here are low-fat desserts that will satiate your sweet tooth and safeguard your heart health.

Making traditional Diwali sweets like laddoo, kheer, shrikhand at home with healthy ingredients is not only fun but also an amazing way to keep your blood sugar and cholesterol levels in check(Pinterest)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 04:39 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amid air pollution, tips to celebrate a safe Diwali, prevent respiratory issues

Switching to green crackers or using eco-friendly diyas, adequate hydration, and nutritious foods can all help us fight firecracker pollution.

While the festivities of Diwali bring us a lot to celebrate, what it also brings with it are more concentrated levels of pollutants and particulate matter, such as those found in haze and smoke when fireworks are used. (AP)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 01:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi-NCR air pollution: Yoga asanas and pranayama to boost lung function

These Yoga asanas and breathing techniques can help get rid of toxins and boost lung function amid growing concern of air pollution.

Yoga for air pollution: Yoga can be quite effective in enhancing lung function and boosting our immune system(Freepik)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 09:59 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Burning or watery eyes due to pollution? How to protect eyes from smog

Due to air pollution or smog, people may develop common eye conditions like watery eyes, itchy eyes or burning sensation. Here are important tips to remember.

Exposure to environmental pollutants such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and dust particles are making people prone to red, watery eyes and various eye allergies. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 07:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Dhanteras 2023: Auspicious time to buy gold on November 10 and November 11

Dhanteras 2023: Purchasing gold is of great significance during Dhanteras as it is considered a symbol of prosperity and good luck. Check out when to buy gold.

Buying of gold is especially considered of great significance during Dhantrayodashi as it is considered a symbol of prosperity and wealth and is said to bring stability and good luck(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Nov 10, 2023 10:21 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi pollution: How to keep your pets safe as the air quality dips

From keeping them indoors, to hydrating them well, here's how to safeguard your pet’s health amid severe air pollution.

Insulate your house from bad quality air. It is best if you have an air purifier at home. Keep it on at all times when the air pollution level is high. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 04:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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