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Virtual peer pressure can spark competition, boost performance

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Peer pressure is a proven social motivator. Researchers at the New York University (NYU) probed this human attribute - sensitivity to competition from peers. dh file photo for representation

Virtual peer pressure generated by a computer simulation can boost individual effort and may be as motivating....

Jacqueline stuns in Rajesh Pratap Singh, as designer misses the show

Published on 27-Aug-2016
The silhouettes were crafted with paper, silk, linen & cotton woven in-house imparting a washed organic feel. image courtesy: twitter

Jacqueline Fernandez looked glamorous as she walked the ramp for designer Rajesh Pratap Singh's latest collection...

Richard Branson left fearing for his life after bike crash

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Richard Branson. Photo credit: Twitter

Sir Richard Branson, Virgin founder and Britain's best known businessman today said that he thought...

Traditional Indian diet cuts Alzheimer's risk: study

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer's disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of Alzheimer's disease are rising worldwide. The most important risk factors seem to be linked to diet, especially the consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterise a Western Diet. File photo

Consuming traditional diets of countries such as India, Japan and Nigeria - which have lower meat content...

Pak shoemaker jailed over deer skin sandals for Shahrukh Khan

Published on 26-Aug-2016
According to reports, a cousin of Shahrukh who lives Peshawar went to shoemaker Jahangir Khan last Friday and asked him to make two pairs of Peshawari sandals for the actor. File Photo

A Pakistani shoemaker has landed himself in jail after he boasted to the media that he was going to send Peshawari sandals...

Polish Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

Published on 26-Aug-2016
Piotr Malachowski. Reuters photo

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said that he auctioned off his medal...

Motherhood takes vanity out of the picture: Lara Dutta

Published on 26-Aug-2016
 The 38-year-old 'Azhar' actress says after having a kid the focus immediately shifts from yourself to the child. File Photo

She is a former Miss Universe and a successful actress but for Lara Dutta self-love has taken a backseat post...

I'm not going to marry anyone any more: Britney Spears

Published on 26-Aug-2016
Pop star Britney Spears says she does not believe in the institution of marriage any more. File photo

Pop star Britney Spears says she does not believe in the institution of marriage any more...

Mindy Kaling has set tone for fashion in Hollywood: Donald

Published on 26-Aug-2016
International make-up artist Donald Simrock feels Indian-origin American actress Mindy Kaling has brought a change in the way people in the US perceive fashion. Image  Twitter

International make-up artist Donald Simrock feels Indian-origin American actress Mindy Kaling has brought a change ...

Social media use may benefit older adults: study

Published on 26-Aug-2016

Contrary to popular belief, older adults enjoy emailing, instant messaging, Facebook and other forms of ...

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Neeta Ambani along with actor Ranbir Kapoor at the launch of Reliance foundation youth sports...

Neeta Ambani along with actor Ranbir Kapoor at the launch of Reliance foundation youth sports...

Monica Besra, beneficiary of Mother Teresa's first 'miracle' at her house at Nattor village...

Monica Besra, beneficiary of Mother Teresa's first 'miracle' at her house at Nattor village...

A new born baby is rescued at the medical college & Hospital where a major fire broke out...

A new born baby is rescued at the medical college & Hospital where a major fire broke out...

Irom Chanu Sharmila offers prayer at Kangla fort after released from JNIMS security ward in Imphal..

Irom Chanu Sharmila offers prayer at Kangla fort after released from JNIMS security ward in Imphal..

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani (R) being honoured by Ambedkar Mahasabha in Lucknow...

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani (R) being honoured by Ambedkar Mahasabha in Lucknow...

Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes Benz India at the Mercedes-Benz Luxe Drive...

Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes Benz India at the Mercedes-Benz Luxe Drive...

Olympic Silver Medalist P V Sindhu visits Mahakali Temple in Hyderabad...

Olympic Silver Medalist P V Sindhu visits Mahakali Temple in Hyderabad...

Launching postal stamp of Shivarathri Rajendra Swami, as part of his Birth Centenary Celebrations...

Launching postal stamp of Shivarathri Rajendra Swami, as part of his Birth Centenary Celebrations...

People on boat wade through flooded river in Didarganj area in Patna...

People on boat wade through flooded river in Didarganj area in Patna...

Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates Doha Bank's Kerala branch in Kochi...

Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates Doha Bank's Kerala branch in Kochi...

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