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Bullying can make teens opt for cosmetic surgery: Study

Bullying can make teens opt for cosmetic surgery: Study

Weekend Plus Desk :According to a new study, young adults who are involved in bullying, whether victims or perpetrators, are more likely to express the desire for cosmetic surgery

Lonely teenagers more prone to poor sleep

Lonely teenagers more prone to poor sleep

Weekend Plus Desk :Is your teenaged daughter or son having trouble falling asleep or sleeping less? It may be because of the feeling of loneliness, researchers say.Loneliness is defined

Emotional hangover is very real; Here's how to deal with it

Emotional hangover is very real; Here's how to deal with it

Weekend Plus desk :'Emotional hangover' is the term quite popularly used to describe a heartbroken individual who is struggling to move past his or her previous relationship. In a

Ageless mom

Ageless mom

Weekend Plus Desk :Yelin, 50, is mother to a 22-year-old son. She is often mistaken as his girlfriend. With a wrinkle-free face and toned body, Yelin is a super-fit

Drinking diet soda? Beware, it may make you gain weight

Drinking diet soda? Beware, it may make you gain weight

Weekend Plus desk :Looking to shed those extra kilos? If so, stop drinking that soda or other diet soft drinks that may cause people to pile on the pounds

Get involved in sports, social activities can help to be confident teens

Get involved in sports, social activities can help to be confident teens

Weekend Plus desk :Children who take part in extra-curricular activities and have a good circle of friends may cope better with the transition from primary to secondary school, a

Change lifestyle and improve your diet to remove osteoarthritis

Change lifestyle and improve your diet to remove osteoarthritis

Weekend Plus Desk :Lifestyle changes such as improved diet, increased physical activity and weight loss may help prevent osteoarthritis, a common form of arthritis.Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who

Road accidents biggest killer of teens globally; 3000 youngsters die daily from preventable causes: WHO

Road accidents biggest killer of teens globally; 3000 youngsters die daily from preventable causes: WHO

Weekend Plus Desk :Road rage, drunk driving and other road injuries are a common occurrence around the world, which can also become fatal. Unfortunately, this happens more among the

Postpartum depression: What is it and how to deal with it

Postpartum depression: What is it and how to deal with it

Weekend Plus desk :Motherhood, as most women would agree, is regarded as one of the most beautiful and poignant moments in a woman's life. We have read countless women

Tips for keep your hair healthy and shiny in summer

Tips for keep your hair healthy and shiny in summer

Though monsoon is the season hair gets most unmanageable, it requires just as much care and discipling in summer. Manisha Chopra, senior consultant, dermatology, at Fortis La Femme, and

Smiling can make you look older

Smiling can make you look older

Weekend Plus Desk :Keen on looking younger? A smile may not be the right way, but a look of surprise may take a few years off, says a study.While

Strawberry Gin

Strawberry Gin

Prep: 15 mins, makes 1.5 litresCapture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a stunning gin 'n' tonic or base for a fruity cocktail.Ingredients700ml bottle

Pink Grapefruit Punch

Pink Grapefruit Punch

Prep: 5mins, Serves 15 - 20 A pretty pink punch to keep your guests happy. Make it up in minutes and serve chilled.Ingredients200ml pink grapefruit juice100ml gin ½ small

The Case of Bangladesh

The Case of Bangladesh

Shishir Reza :Recently, a book titled ‘Political Economy of Unpeopling of Indigenous Peoples: The Case study of Bangladesh’ (2016) has been published by Muktobuddhi Prokasana, a leading publication house

Transformation

Transformation

Farida Hossain :It was the month of December 1971. Nima was standing on the terrace of the house in Patla Khan Lane in old Dhaka. The soft light of

The Journey

Rabindranath Tagore :The morning sea of silence broke into ripples of bird songs; and the flowers were all merry by the roadside; and the wealth of gold was scattered

Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore

Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore

Literature Desk :The immortal Indian literary figure Rabindranath Tagore became the first non-European and first Asian to win the Nobel Prize for literatured in 1913. Often considered the William

A simple eye test  can now detect  glaucoma

A simple eye test can now detect glaucoma

Weekend Plus Desk :Researchers have developed a simple eye test that could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness- glaucoma, by detecting the onset of the disease

Walk in nature, shake off the summer heat

Walk in nature, shake off the summer heat

Weekend Plus Desk :Just ‘walk it off,’ is what most people say to cool others down. The coming months will surely hit you with soaring temperatures. How about challenging

Bullied teens

Bullied teens

Weekend Plus Desk :Teenagers involved in bullying, both victims and perpetrators, may have an increased desire for cosmetic surgery as compared to those not involved in such incidents, a

Meditate  10 minutes  daily, focus better

Meditate 10 minutes daily, focus better

Weekend Plus Desk :Finding it hard to concentrate? Meditating just 10 minutes daily can help prevent your mind from wandering and reduce repetitive, anxious thoughts, researchers say. Mindfulness is

Sunscreens  may cause  Vitamin D  deficiency

Sunscreens may cause Vitamin D deficiency

Weekend Plus Desk :While sunscreens are known to protect against skin cancer, they may be inadvertently making you deficient in Vitamin D, causing muscle weakness and bone fractures, researchers

New Year Songkran  festival begins in Bangkok

New Year Songkran festival begins in Bangkok

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Watermelon & strawberry slushie

Watermelon & strawberry slushie

Prep: 10 mins, Serves 6What’s more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer’s day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!Ingredients1 small watermelon225g punnet of ripe

Apple Prosecco Punch

Prep: 5mins, Serves 10 - 15Spritz up a basic apple cocktail with a dash of Prosecco and a splash of vodka. Ingredients400ml cloudy apple juice200ml vodkajuice 2 lemons750ml Prosecco ice1

Nepal marks Bisket Jatra festival

Nepal marks Bisket Jatra festival

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Desire

Tahia Tabassum :I want to close this chapterTo lead a true life afterTo submit to the being Supreme  To bow to Him   in the mainstream.I want to bow to

May Day

May Day

-ASM Babor Ali :What’s the ‘May Day’ Do you know? What’s the importance of This day so? Bloody revolution happened On the 1st of May. At the city of Chicago

Nawab Ali Chowdhury: The forerunner of education

Nawab Ali Chowdhury: The forerunner of education

Muhammad Abdus Salam :Nawab Nawab Ali Chowdhury (1863-1929) was a zamindar, social worker, politician. He was born in 1863 at the house of his maternal grand father, Khan Bahadur

Reflections of the holy Quran in Shakepeare’s Othello

Reflections of the holy Quran in Shakepeare’s Othello

Prof Md Abul Hasan :It is great Shakespeare who made the true reflections of the holy Quran in most of his great plays. Today I would like to confine