Afsha Khursheed

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Do ruthless people really get ahead?

Does a dark personality actually help you get to the top of business? The truth is more complex.<p>Don Draper in Mad Men. Gordon Gekko in Wall Street. Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada. When we think of success, we often picture rather brutal characters who will happily trample over others’ …

Psychology

Can Exercise Really Make You Grow New Brain Cells?

How one neuroscientist discovered the path to a healthier and happier brain.<p>Wendy Suzuki, was on a river rafting trip in Peru, when she had a major wakeup call. Suzuki found that she was the weakest person on the expedition, an observation that bothered her given that she was only in her …

‘Fan’ is not meant to be a blockbuster releasing ahead of Christmas: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan said, "If you're looking for novelty, then you should watch out for 'Fan'. It's a different kind of film, supposed to be a niche."<p>By: …

Bollywood

10 Bollywood Actresses That Kicked Butt In 2015! (#MMBollywood Video)

Female actors in Bollywood are really proving their mettle as artists. They aren’t just “a pretty face” in a “hero ki picture” anymore and we’re …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Taj Mahal

A tribute to a beloved wife, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, has gleamed on the banks of the Yamuna River for nearly four centuries.

Travel Photography

A 2 kilometre-long asteroid will be zooming past Earth on Christmas Eve

Asteroid 2003 SD220 will be flying around Earth on the 24th - and we won't see it again until 2018<p>This Christmas Eve, we will be able to see an asteroid in the sky.<p>Asteroid 2003 SD220 will zoom past Earth about 11 million km (6,787,600 miles) away, which is more than 28 times the distance between …

Christmas Eve

Yoga and the New Year: How to Create Lasting Change

Self-improvement is at the top of everyone's New Year's resolution list. An estimated 45% of Americans resolve to make some form of personal change each year. And though intentions start out strong, research suggests that merely 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions. This number may …

3 natural ways to manage seasonal depression

With changes in season come changes in mood — at least for an estimated 10 million Americans suffering from seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, which causes symptoms similar to those of depression.<p>Why seasonal? As fall approaches, days get shorter, disrupting the natural circadian rhythm and …

7 Reasons You Keep Falling For The Wrong Guy

...And how to attract Mr. Right.<p>Are you ready to settle down, just not with any of the guys you've been dating lately?<p>Below, relationship experts share seven reasons you may be attracting the wrong types of men -- and how to break out of your relationship rut and find Mr. Right.<p><b>1. You fear being</b> …

10 Self-Esteem Boosters to Start the New Year Off Right

Many people are gearing up for the holidays, and along with that comes thinking about what they want to do this coming year to improve the current state of their well-being. During the hustle and bustle of holidays, often comes the feeling of anxiety and being overwhelmed. Many times the root cause …

Psychologists studied whether people like themselves better than their partners — and found something pretty sad

When people compare themselves to their partners, they may think most highly of themselves.<p>Psychologists tested this assumption, and published the results earlier this year in the journal Personal Relationships.<p>In the first experiment, researchers asked participants to list 10 traits their partner …

A relationship expert explains why happy couples cheat

For the past 10 years she has traveled the world working with couples who, as she says, "have been shattered by infidelity."<p>The word "infidelity," Perel says in the TED talk "Why Happy Couples Cheat," can mean many different things.<p>"The definition of infidelity keeps expanding," Perel says. …

Shah Rukh Khan Clarifies His Views On Intolerance In India.

After Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan took the time to clarify his statement on intolerance in a press conference recently.

Shah Rukh Khan

India says closing in on Westinghouse deal to build 6 nuclear reactors

<b>New Delhi:</b> India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior …

Delhi Records Its Most Polluted Day Of The Year

<b>New Delhi:</b> It was the most polluted day of the year in Delhi today with the authorities recording the highest levels of suspended particulate matters …

Pollution

India’s middle class is actually the world’s poor

Virtually the entire discussion among economists on defining the middle class in “emerging economies” pertains to levels of consumption expenditure or income. No doubt, income is a relevant indicator, but not when taken in isolation.<p>None of them attempt to base the definition on the concerned …

Income Inequality

'Realism isn't important': the man who photographed India – without any Indians

Sweater vests, 70s hair, lightning bolts … Olivier Culmann has plotted trends in Indian portraiture – without snapping a single local. Instead, he poses himself and darkens his skin with filters. Is it social commentary, or an off-colour joke?<p>“Photography takes itself too seriously,” says Olivier …

Black & White Photography

25 years, 36,000 postcards: How one doctor’s gesture helped India’s rural poor stay healthy

While in his teenage years, a poor village boy in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh wanted to join the postal service. With no money for higher education, a job with the government agency could have made his life secure.<p>But a relative supported him financially and sent him to medical school. …

India

21 Transformative K-Beauty Products That Will Give You Glowy Skin

Along with swapping out lightweight lotions for rich, heavy creams, this winter we're looking to South Korea for some much-needed skin-care inspiration. "Koreans are serious about their skin care," says Charlotte Cho, the founder of sokoglam.com, an online store specializing in Korean beauty …

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

<i>By: Marina Komarovsky</i><p><i>Credit: Shuttershock</i><p>When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes there are more subtle signs that you're not getting the high-quality shut-eye you need to function at your peak. These clues might mean you need to reevaluate …

Pluto's glowing crescent on full display in fresh NASA image

NASA's New Horizons looked back after its Pluto flyby and saw this stunning view of the dwarf planet's radiant crescent backlit by the sun.<p>Behold the latest piece of Pluto ephemera, a lovely full view of the dwarf planet's crescent.<p>Back on September 17, NASA released a partial backlit panorama, but …

Brush your teeth in the dark to help sleep, says Oxford University neuroscientist

Bright bathroom lights can stimulate the body and prevent sleep, claims Russell Foster, professor of circadian neuroscience at Oxford University<p>The secret of a good night’s sleep could be as simple as brushing your teeth in the dark, an Oxford Neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Russell Foster, professor of …

Oxford University

National Award was given by nation and not govt, won't return it, says Vidya Balan

Oct,30 2015 12:41:04 IST<p><b>Mumbai:</b> Bollywood star Vidya Balan on Thursday said she will not give back her national award as it was an honour bestowed on …

My Husband Left Me With No Warning — Here's How I Learned To Trust Again

My partner, Bill, and I have been together nearly four years. We had our first fight six months into our relationship, and I remember it as though it …

Kendall Jenner Says Her Struggle With Acne Destroyed Her Self-Esteem

"I felt like such an outcast."<p><i>People</i> reportsmodel and <i>Keeping Up With the</i> <i>Kardashians</i> star Kendall Jenner opened up on her blog about her struggles with acne as a teenager, telling fans it left her feeling ostracized and insecure.<p>Kendall said she had bad acne starting when she was about 12 or 13, …

Kendall Jenner

28 Women Recall The First Moment They Felt Self-Conscious About Their Bodies

"I remember the weather, the lights, all the people and how she laughed."<p>I was only 9 years old when puberty barreled its way into my world. I wore glasses, begrudgingly carried around big boobs and measured in at 5' 3" (which was equivalent to an ogre when you're in fourth grade). It was a …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

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GST key reform for creating single market in India: World Bank

<b>New Delhi:</b> The proposed GST law is the most important reform towards creating a single market in India and if it is implemented by April 2016 then …