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What kills 1.7 mn Indians every year

What kills 1.7 mn Indians every year

People with healthy lifestyles can also be at risk of heart diseases, warns cardiologist Dr Sanjay Agarwal. IMAGE*: People who are obese, have higher cholestrol levels, who smoke and consume alcohol are at risk of heart diseases. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters According to the journal Circulation, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality in India. According to the 2016 Global Burden of Disease Report, about 1.7 million people in India died due to heart-related problems. "The ..., 6 days ago

Video: This dancing duo is quietly making India proud

Theirs is the kind of story dance films in Bollywood and Hollywood are made of. Elvis Mascarenhas and Namrata Wittke blew through their savings to participate in the World Salsa Summit in Miami in January. And they won! Yet very few in India know about their achievements.The Mumbai-based dancers tell's Divya Nair about how they are keeping the dance alive despite all odds. Elvis and Namrata participated in the World Salsa Summit held in January 2018 in Miami. Elvis won in the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

#RIPSridevi: 'I have lost a sister'

'Over 18 years, I've had a very beautiful relationship with Sridevi.''She was always caring, simple and sisterly to me. She never had the airs of a star.''To the world, she was an actor, but she was more to me. I have lost a sister.' Kolkata-based designer Agnimitra Paul remembers Sridevi, the mentor who gave her a Bollywood break. Agnimitra Paul met Sridevi at the latter's residence in 2000. All photographs: Kind courtesy Agnimitra Paul   I first met Sridevi in 2000. I had started my ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

These drool-worthy food pics will make you hungry

Readers share their food pics. You can share yours too! Follow this link to post the best of your food pics and we will publish them right here on! Rediff Foodies: Mouth-watering pix of biryani, spicy chicken 8 food pix that are guaranteed to make you hungry!  Can you resist these food pix? Scrumpalicious food pix! Salivating yet? First up we have Nova's pic of butter, garlic lobster at Fisherman's Wharf in Goa.   "Veg hakka noodles cooked ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Millennials, want a job? Then read this interview

'This generation wants to try different things, are ready to take risks and experiment with their careers.' Nearly 30 million students graduate from educational institutions every year in India. Many of them are looking for an internship to prepare themselves for their dream job. Unlike a regular job, where employers look for skilled applicants, internships are meant to spot, hire and train raw talent, over a period time, to prepare them for formal careers. In 2011, Sarvesh Agrawal, an ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

How Arjun Shah scored a perfect 340 in GRE

"The exam is approximately four hours long."You have to prepare yourself to sit through four hours without any distractions. It is equally important to stay calm and composed."Arjun Shah who scored 340 in the Graduate Record Examination this year tells us how he did it. On January 10, chemical engineering student Arjun Shah cracked the GRE with a perfect score of 340. Photograph: Kind courtesy Arjun Shah Arjun Shah doesn't like to call himself 'academically bright'. A student of Cathedral ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

This PadMan from Jharkand has a message for Modi

"Menstruation is not a disease. Every woman goes through once a month." "Think about your mother, sister, daughter and your wife. If they don't have access to napkins during menstruation, it could lead to urinary tract infections.""In villages, women die due to poor hygiene and no one talks about it. It's high time, we all came together and did something about it in our own little way."'s Divya Nair finds out why Mangesh Jha, 29, is rightfully called the PadMan of Jharkhand. ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How I shot the viral photo of a single mother doing kanyadaan

Chennai-based wedding photographer Varun Suresh shares the story behind the photograph that the Internet fell in love with. Bride Sandhya sits on her mother Raji's lap as the latter performs the kanyadaan. The groom Sam, from Australia and Raji's family members join in the rituals. All photographs: Kind courtesy Varun Suresh Varun Suresh has been shooting weddings for ten years now. So when he took up the assignment of shooting this particular wedding, little did he know what was in store for ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

World Cancer Day: All you need to know

On World Cancer Day, Dr Prathima Reddy debunks the various myths surrounding the health condition. 'Yuvraj Singh's fight against cancer made him a role model.'   Is cancer a lifestyle disease? Do superfoods help cure cancer? What are the warning signs? On World Cancer Day, February 4, in an e-mail interaction with Divya Nair/, Dr Pratima Reddy, senior obstetrician and gynaecologist shares some important information. What are some of the common myths around cancer that are not ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

What marrying my gay partner in Yavatmal taught me

Hrishi Sathawane, who recently married his gay partner in a ceremony in Maharashtra, says, "Society is more open-minded than you think." He shares his love story with's Divya Nair. Hrishi and Vinh had a Maharashtrian style wedding in Yavatmal on December 30, 2017.All photographs: Kind courtesy Hrishi Sathawane   On December 30, 2017, Hrishi Sathawane, 43 from Yavatmal, Maharashtra, and Vinh, 35 from Vietnam had a simple, fun marriage in Yavatmal. While the two would ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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