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Modern Indian parents prefer leaving their kids with their grandparents, but grannies aren’t the nannies

As the number of working couples rise, the burden of babysitting has also leaned onto the court of the grandparents. WT24 Desk From the hierarchical joint family system, Indian families have broken down into small nuclear families, comprising mother, father, grandparents and the child. As the number of working couples rise, the burden of babysitting has also leaned onto the ...

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Doggy diagnosis can sniff out seizures: Study

Researchers in France used five dogs — Casey, Dodger, Lana, Zoey and Roo — in a study to sniff out a scent specifically linked to a human seizure. WT24 Desk Dogs can use their remarkable sense of smell to recognise the specific scent of seizures, researchers said Thursday, raising hope that canine carers could one day protect sufferers before a fit ...

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Kumbh Mela: cleaning up after the world’s largest human gathering

Around 220 million people descended on sleepy Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad) for the 50-day Hindu festival. The cleanup could take months WT24 Desk As the sun sets over the Ganges, Vikas Kumar drives his garbage truck through the streets of Prayagraj, a historic Indian city of 1.1 million that was until last year known as Allahabad. “All this stuff people have been ...

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Women 30% less likely to get interview calls

Under equal terms, the likelihood of receiving a call for a job interview was 30% lower for women than men. WT24 Desk Women are, on an average, 30% per cent less likely to be called for a job interview than men, even if they have similar qualifications, say researchers, according to IANS. To understand the gender bias, a team from Pompeu ...

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Eating breakfast with parents linked with positive body image for teenagers: Study

According to a recent study, consistently eating breakfast as a family can also promote positive body image for children and adolescents. WT24 Desk A family that eats together, stays together, and now, according to a recent study, consistently eating breakfast as a family can also promote positive body image for children and adolescents, according to ANI. The study suggests that parents hoping ...

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HealthWise: How team sports helps the brain memorise and multi-task

Playing a structured team sports such as cricket, football and hockey brings physical and mental health benefits that go beyond fitness and weight loss, and last a lifetime. WT24 Desk Now that school exams are almost over and the air quality index is good to moderate across India except in Patna and Muzzaffarpur, both in Bihar, it’s time to consider playing ...

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Families and school help in promoting self confidence

According to a recent study, family and school both a play a big role in developing and encouraging one’s self-confidence. WT24 Desk According to a recent study, family and school both a play a big role in developing and encouraging one’s self-confidence, according to ANI. According to the researchers, self-confidence is a critical key to prepare for the challenges of adulthood ...

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Fashion trends 2019: Best and worst fabrics for summer

From cotton to linen to khadi, take a look at the fabrics you should opt for in summer, according to experts. WT24 Desk With the onset of summers and the heat waves in most parts of the country, it is important for you to take a closer look at the fabrics you opt to wear in summer, say experts, according to ...

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