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Here’s a weekly roundup of mid-day.com’s top features

From busting myths about vegan diets to expert skincare tips, it has been an interesting mix of features this week. We have curated a list of our top stories for your Sunday reading

04 December,2022 03:07 PM IST | Mumbai
Health & Fitness

A fertility expert provides a step-by-step procedure about the egg freezing process and answers the most common questions

03 December,2022 02:04 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

If attending weddings makes you anxious, we’ve got you covered with expert skincare tips, and the best of make-up trends which will elevate your look

01 December,2022 09:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

Invite your loved ones for scrumptious pies and turkey breast casseroles to relish this season. These recipes are innovative and super easy to prepare

30 November,2022 05:09 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Health & Fitness

A month after Samantha Ruth Prabhu revealed she suffers from the condition, Vikram Bhatt came out in support of her because he himself has been dealing with an autoimmune condition for 18 years. Mumbai experts shed light on myositis and why people need to take care

30 November,2022 06:26 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

The ultimate guide to winter skincare ingredients

The skin on your face and body may encounter some harsher weather impacts even if the winter may seem like the finest time of year because the season brings about decreased humidity and dryness in the air

29 November,2022 07:06 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Miss India beauty pageant to be held in Manipur in April 2023

The Miss India Organization hopes to build an ecosystem of international influence and social impact that will empower women to reach their full potential as ambassadors and role models and promote India on a global scale

22 November,2022 04:23 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Of style and warmth: Here’s how to style bodycon clothes during winter


With body-hugging styles offering much-needed elegance and comfort, fall 2022 is the year of bodycon clothing. Here’s an expert guide to styling a variety of bodycon items for winter fits

21 November,2022 11:49 AM IST | Mumbai | Sarasvati T

An expert’s guide to trending hairstyles for this wedding season


In time for wedding season, here are four effortless hairstyles that will suit different hair types and elevate your look

20 November,2022 04:32 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

Experts list 7 minimalistic jewellery pieces that will amp up your look

Is accessorising troublesome for you? Here are seven minimalistic jewellery pieces that will help you ace your office-look

18 November,2022 08:57 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

In form for winters: Here’s a guide to ace the body-fitting fashion with corsets


With form-fitting styles offering the flattering chic look, fall 2022 is the year of corset clothing. Here’s an expert guide to styling the classic body-shaping item in-sync with the winter-mood

18 November,2022 09:42 AM IST | Mumbai | Sarasvati T

    How This Mumbai Bookseller Found His Calling On A Footpath In Matunga

    Almost 70 years after his father set up shop on a footpath in Matunga, Kasi Viswanathan continues to run Durai Book House on the very same spot. After taking over it 30 years ago, he has recognised changing trends and hopes to continue keeping Matunga as a hub for book lovers in Mumbai

    04 December,2022 02:42 PM | Mumbai

    Make your bedroom appear bigger with these hacks

    City homes usually come with small bedrooms but with the right technique, even a clustered room can fool one's eyes to appear bigger

    04 December,2022 05:27 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Jaipur Literature Festival 2023 to host coveted personalities

    The Festival will also feature some of the award-winning historians like Tom Holland, Alex von Tunzelmann, David Olusoga, Edward Chancellor, and Katy Hessel, amongst others

    03 December,2022 05:40 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Best places to visit around Srinagar

    Srinagar makes it to the top places of 2023, here is a curated list of places to visit nearby

    03 December,2022 05:29 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Digital nomadism is here to stay, say remote employees exploring the terrain


    The pandemic forced us out of offices and into our homes. Many took the last two years as an opportunity to explore new venues for work—cafes, co-working spaces, beaches, hills, and more. Digital nomads reflect on their experiences, learning, and the path ahead

    03 December,2022 01:36 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

    How this Mumbai bookseller found his calling on a footpath in Matunga


    Almost 70 years after his father set up shop on a footpath in Matunga, Kasi Viswanathan continues to run Durai Book House on the very same spot. After taking over it 30 years ago, he has recognised changing trends and hopes to continue keeping Matunga as a hub for book lovers in Mumbai

    03 December,2022 09:29 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

    Post Malone to perform live in Mumbai on December 10

    Malone will be performing at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse along with KSHMR, Ritviz, Zaeden, Anuv Jain, Jonita Gandhi, Ananya Birla, and KING

    02 December,2022 12:13 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Berry extraordinary: Explore the savoury side of strawberries with these recipes


    It is the time of year when the colour red takes centerstage because of the festive period. Interestingly, it also trickles into gastronomy with strawberries being one of the star seasonal ingredients in the market. While the sweet side of the fruit is commonly enjoyed, city chefs reveal its savoury flair with these delicious recipes

    04 December,2022 05:44 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

    10 ways to enjoy drinking your coffee and delicious recipes to try


    On Espresso Day, we’ve got a coffee expert to share 10 different types and three delectable recipes for you to amp up your barista game

    04 December,2022 07:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

    World Vegan Month: Nutritionists bust myths surrounding vegan diets


    This World Vegan Month, we’ve got nutrition experts bust myths and share tips to adapt a healthy vegan diet

    30 November,2022 03:20 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

    Cooking with carrots: Halwa is great but have you tried gajar romesco or pizza?


    Juicy red carrots are currently in abundance and with a colour as striking as that, it is hard to ignore them in the market. Although gajar ka halwa is an eternal favourite in every home, how about trying out something new? City chefs share simple and complex recipes using the ingredient to brighten up dreary winter days

    28 November,2022 11:03 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

    Want to make innovative cakes? Here are some ideas to help you get started

    To give a twist to the basic chocolate cake just add the magic of peanut butter and then let the magic happen. Just one additional ingredient can make your cake more delicious

    28 November,2022 10:42 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI

    Chilli garlic suran? Here are some innovative ways for you to make yam


    Available throughout the year, suran, yam or elephant’s foot yam, as it is more popularly called, may not be everybody’s favourite. Interestingly, chefs say a lot can be done with the root vegetable that may change the way you look at it and even start to enjoy it more than ever before

    28 November,2022 04:39 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

    Study reveals that pandemic stress has physically aged teens' brains

    The new findings, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, indicate that the neurological and mental health effects of the pandemic on adolescents may have been even worse.

    04 December,2022 04:20 PM IST | New York | IANS

    Green Mediterranean diet and how it compares to Atkins, vegan and keto diet

    The so-called healthy diet allows for the consumption of nuts, olive oil, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, and fish. It also permits the consumption of dark chocolate and red wine

    04 December,2022 02:59 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    A study has found that all types of alcohol, including wine, may up cancer risk

    The team found that awareness of the alcohol-cancer link was highest for liquor, with 31.2 per cent of adults being aware of the risk, followed by beer (24.9 per cent) and wine (20.3 per cent)

    02 December,2022 09:05 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Air pollution now linked to serious illnesses among kids: Study

    The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants in the UK published its findings in July this year, after reviewing almost 70 studies that analysed how exposure to emissions affect the brain over time

    02 December,2022 11:26 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Pollution and skincare: Poor AQI can harm your skin; experts share tips


    Binge eating greasy sweets and foods, exposure to polluted air and wearing makeup during Diwali can lead to skin problems after the festive season. Expert dermatologists share tips on effective skincare methods post festival

    02 December,2022 11:23 AM IST | Mumbai | Sarasvati T

    Want to protect your skin from pollution? Follow these easy tips

    Living in India, one is constantly exposed to high levels of air pollutants for an extended period and that may cause serious harm to your skin

    02 December,2022 11:15 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Budget-friendly places to visit this holiday season

    These travel destinations don't burn a hole in your pocket while offering natural beauty, cultural legacy and rich history in one place

    02 December,2022 02:32 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Travel expenditure grew by 165 pct during the holiday season in 2022: Report

    Indians not only travel widely, but they also use various forms of transportation. The cost of cabs increased by 121 per cent , the cost of rail reservations increased by 50 per cent , and the average ticket size increased by 33 percent

    30 November,2022 05:43 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Here are seven travel trends to watch out for in 2023

    2023 will be about rethinking travel in innovative ways among the upheaval

    26 November,2022 07:32 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Follow these five travel tips to become a responsible tourist

    To reduce tourism's negative effects on people, the environment, and ourselves, we must shift our focus to more ethical travel

    24 November,2022 05:35 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    More Indians are opting to travel and vacation with family: Report

    According to a recent survey conducted by Hansa Research on behalf of Norwegian Cruise Line, 79 percent of Indians want to vacation with their families and 89 percent believe it is very important to spend quality time with family for an overall sense of wellbeing

    17 October,2022 11:21 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Bhutan to host first-ever Snowman Race, the world's toughest ultra-marathon

    Nine runners from Bhutan are among the 29 endurance athletes who will compete across a distance of 203 kilometres (125 miles) spread over five days at an average altitude of 4,500 metres (14,800 feet), with the highest point reaching 5,470 metres (17,946 feet)

    08 October,2022 06:33 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Eight expectations that can destroy your relationship with your partner

    When we set our sights too high, our partners can feel overwhelmed and pressured, and that is when relationships can get difficult to handle

    04 December,2022 04:13 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    49 pct men think they are expected to initiate contact first on dating apps

    Their theory is supported by the fact that, even after the two have matched, women rarely start a discussion. The user data reveals that men send more first messages than women do

    27 November,2022 02:34 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    Is your partner feeling insecure? 10 signs to look out for

    When two people are together for most of the time, a little space and alone time is a must to get a break. If you notice your partner is always tagging along with you or does not want to pursue any other social plans without you, it is a huge sign that they are insecure

    26 November,2022 07:20 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

    How young people are encouraging sexual health conversations among peers


    Barely 1 percent of Indian youth have had a parent discuss reproductive processes with them. While stigma, lack of information and socio-economic barriers often discourage conversations about sexual needs and reproductive health, young people from advocacy programmes are gradually helping adolescents open up about sex, pleasure and contraception

    17 November,2022 10:53 AM IST | Mumbai | Sarasvati T

    Expectations change in relationships with age: Study

    The researchers identified two age-specific expectations that haven't been taken into account. For one, older adults want to feel respected. They want people to listen to them, take an interest in their experiences and learn from their mistakes

    16 November,2022 06:15 PM IST | Washington | ANI

    A simple 'thank you' among couples can go a long way: Research

    According to a study published in the journal of Personal Relationships, individuals who feel appreciated by their partners have better-functioning relationships that are more resilient to internal and external stressors

    15 November,2022 11:43 AM IST | Washington | ANI

    The Holy Union - Tech and Consulting.

    19 April,2022 03:44 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    Swaran Singh Sandhu, The man behind RAFFLES EDUCITY

    Recognizing Electronic and Social Media as powerful tools for influencing the youth, Sandhu reached a wide audience and didn’t hesitate from exposing the deceitful practices undertaken by many immigration agents prevalent in the State

    04 January,2022 06:18 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    Ankit Sharma says the Indian shipping industry is on another level of growth

    Ankit Sharma is one of the most talented and well-known shipping executives, with a wealth of knowledge gathered over many years in the industry. He is the CEO and managing director of KCS Groups.

    20 December,2021 05:33 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    Mumbai Got 3rd Generation Automated Robotic Arm Joint Replacement Surgery Centre

    Recent studies have shown that use of ROBOTIC’s in joint replacement surgery is eliminating these errors in judgement and given excellent end results

    01 December,2021 03:02 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    From juggling in menial jobs to creating a whopping name in the US staffing

    In a constant struggle between proving himself better and trying on different strategies, Tarun never had it easy in life

    01 December,2021 02:18 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    The new food trend that you need to get hooked to RIGHT NOW!

    A lot of people are actually turning to organically grown produce to switch to a healthier lifestyle

    01 December,2021 01:51 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia

    Earth is going through its seventh mass extinction: Study

    The researchers believe environmental changes are to blame for the loss of approximately 80 per cent of all Ediacaran creatures, which were the first complex, multicellular life forms on the planet

    27 November,2022 02:14 PM IST | New York | IANS

    Astronomers discover closest-known Black Hole to Earth

    Astronomers using the Gemini North telescope on Hawaii discovered this, which the researchers have dubbed as 'Gaia BH1'

    27 November,2022 02:11 PM IST | New York | IANS

    New study finds grazing animals play key role in long-term soil carbon stability

    The study spread over 16 years, was carried out by researchers at the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES) and the Divecha Centre for Climate Change (DCCC), Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

    20 October,2022 05:20 PM IST | Bengaluru | IANS

    E-waste alert: 5.3 bn mobile phones will become waste this year, experts warn

    Mobile phones rank 4th among small products most often hoarded by consumers, which is why so many households and businesses fail to bring waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in for repair or recycling

    15 October,2022 02:11 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

    Big emitters of greenhouse gases not acknowledging climate risks: Carbon Tracker

    The lack of information available to investors is underscored by the fact that none of the companies met all the Climate Action 100+ Climate Accounting and Audit Assessment (CAAA) methodology metric requirements, which includes the analysis of company financial statements

    06 October,2022 11:33 AM IST | Mumbai | IANS

    World Tourism Day 2022: Dos and Don'ts for going on a monsoon trek


    The rainy season is here and just like every year, people have the itch to go on treks. While they yearn for the experience what they forget about is doing their research before they embark on the journey. As the trekking season sets in, city experts share the best practices for people who want to go on treks

    27 September,2022 01:07 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto