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Visit Romania’s fading architectural gems before they are lost forever

In a spa town nestled near Romania’s border with Bulgaria and Serbia, Oana Chirila puts on her hard hat and gets down to work with a dozen other young architects to try to save their country’s heritage. Some of the precious architectural gems they are striving to restore bore witness to centuries of Romanian history and the crowned heads who ruled it through the ages. Built at the start of the last century by Daniel Renard, an architect of Swiss origin, the site won the admiration of Russia’s Tsar Nicolas…

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Catch up lost sleep after New Year’s Eve

The run up to the new year with all that partying must have been hectic, leaving you tired and sleep-deprived. If you’re struggling to catch up on rest today, don’t just opt for the usual hot milk and warm bath. Try these other ways that can bring on the Zzzzs… The 4-8-7 trick Sleep therapists advocate this yoga trick. You simply breathe deeply through the left nostril on a count of four, hold that for seven counts and breathe out the air with a sound in eight counts. Experts call…

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Health Weekly Roundup; India declares itself free of bird flu, 1.4m lives lost in India due to air pollution in ’13, Painkillers are not advisable for dengue

Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. This week was packed with important health-related discoveries. To make sure you don’t miss any, here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. India declares itself free of bird flu Bird flu mainly affects domestic poultry. It spreads from infected birds to other winged creatures through contact with nasal and respiratory secretions and also due to contamination of feed and wate 1.4m lives lost in India due to…

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Shilpa Shetty lost 21 kgs post-pregnancy in 3 months. right here’s how!

fantastic, is not it? though the journey to motherhood is most lovely, it also leaves in the back of a few scars, a paunch and few layers of fat. girls benefit around 10-15 kgs post pregnancy because of incorrect ingesting conduct and the dearth of movement. We spoke to the movie star health expert Vinod Channa, who’s behind the diva avatar of Shilpa Shetty, post her pregnancy. Does a girl need to attend to whatever all through her being pregnant for the post pregnancy fitness? yes, one have to take…

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IIT-Kharagpur Lost Out In Rankings Over Faculty-Student Ratio, Says Director

‘India Rankings 2016’ released by the Human Resource Development Ministry ranked IIT Kharagpur at Number 3. KOLKATA: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, which came third in the Education Ministry’sranking of engineering institutes in the country, on Monday said it lost out mainly due to its faculty-student ratio. “We lost out primarily due to our faculty-student ratio as we were placed eighth in the list. We have 11,300-plus students, which is by far the largest. In all other areas, our performance was very close to the top,” IIT-Kharagpur Director Partha Pratim…

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Privacy on Android: The Battle You Have Already Lost

There is no shortage of cool new apps, from the one that turns your camera into an emergency flashlight, to the one that spontaneously materialises a taxi or groceries at your doorstep. Or the one that tracks your rapidly depreciating investments in real-time. As cool as these apps seem though, they are all probably spying on you. Unscrupulous companies could make innocuous seeming apps that harvest your text messages, your contacts and call history, while potentially even sending texts and making calls you may never know about. They may even…

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