• Airbnb seeks 12 people to live anywhere for a year
    N Lothungbeni Humtsoe IANSlife Inspired by the growing flexibility to work and live from anywhere, Airbnb today (June 10) announced the launch of its “Live Anywhere on Airbnb” program. Twelve individuals to live exclusively in listings on Airbnb for approximately one year in this one of kind initiative. Whether it's joining Zoom meetings by the beach, taking family on the ultimate road trip, or learning a new language in a favourite city-participants can make the
  • Survivors Turning Saviours: An inspiring story from Uttarakhand
    Siddhi Jain IANSlife For Dehradun-based social entrepreneur Sachin Upadhyay, a Covid-19 survivor, revealed that two weeks as a Covid patient were the worst in his life the isolation, loss of physical strength, constant inflow of distressing news of illness and deaths. He believes it was somewhat of a miracle that he came of the disease without any complications. Now helping almost 200 villages fight the pandemic e he is saving lives and building a recovery plan. While the fir
  • Child Murder
    Aditi Singh “Hands may be ten or twenty. Nobody can ever touch me!” Today my slogan is wounded a bit. Well, hidden secrets of the hidden world, I heard one of it and remained no more bold. I had heard it on news and read on articles But this is the first time it arrowed my heart into tiny particles. Getting blessings from someone Who has ruined your birth, Touching someone’s feet Swallowing years or anger and heat.  Today I heard a voice, Who had e
  • The evolving role of Emergency Department in Nagaland hospitals
    “Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised” - Denis Waitley The Emergency Department (ED) is a very stressful and critical area of a hospital. The area has a significant impact on saving lives. Emergency Medicine (EM) is a new emerging medical specialty mainly in the North-East India with a challenging role for all the doctors and staffs working in the ED. It is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of unforeseen illness or injury. The practice
  • A Disease of the Heart
    Easterine Kire Metaphorically speaking, it is a disease of the heart, the Corona Virus disease or Covid 19. Although it attacks the lungs and rapidly damages them, the wider ramifications are that it causes damage to the human heart both before and after contagion. The virus has firstly created an atmosphere of great fear. It is composed of different kinds of fears – fear of contamination and contagion, fear of the vaccine and to top of it all, fear of those who have recove
  • Law in Motion: Cyber Crimes - 14
    Rupin Sharma, IPS I have tried to simplify things but an element of complexity has also remained. That was essential so that we can understand things better. The ambit of cyber-crimes can range from simple theft/ stealth of information or documents on a floppy disk, or CDs or pen-drives or even on larger external hard disks tolarge scale, complicated and sophisticated crimes like bringing down and disrupting power grids or nuclear power plants. The complexity and sophistication
  • Parents’ guide on life-skills for children in COVID times
    Dr Akumtoshi MD (Paediatrics) Fellow Neonatal Medicine, PGC (Neonatology) Preschool period is a pivotal time for a child’s physical and mental development.According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention),pre-schoolersinclude age group from 3-5 years of age. The first five years of a child’s life is really crucial for the developing brain according to the UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) because the experiences during this time is said to provide
  • Immunity Building in Slow Motion
    Easterine Kire Building up your immune system is always a plus. One is via food, the other is via something we have all given up long ago. Exercise.  Let us rethink exercise. It is good for us, very good. It is doable in the course of our busy lives which are now not very busy at all. The pandemic makes us rethink many old ways of thinking about things. Among the Tenyimia, one way of showing that we care for our elderly is stopping them going to the fields, prohibiting any o
  • Restructuring education during COVID 19 Pandemic: Online class coping mechanism for college students
    Dr Meyingangla Counsellor,  Immanuel College, Dimapur More than 700 teachers have died of Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh after poll duty, reported by Teachers’ union 30th April 2021. Many lives have lost, and still many are suffering with Coronavirus at home and hospitals. Amidst the COVID19 pandemic, students have to continue their education through online from their respective places. Thus the whole world is adjusting to the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic by finding al
  • Lamborghini announces its roadmap for electrification
    New Delhi, May 21 (IANSlife): Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, presents "Direzione Cor Tauri" (Towards Cor Tauri): a roadmap to decarbonisation of future Lamborghini models and of the SantAgata Bolognese site based on a holistic approach to its environmental sustainability strategy. Throughout the product electrification process, Lamborghini will focus continually on identifying technologies and solutions that guarantee top performance and d
  • Telangana girl designs low-cost housing solution for poor
    Mohammed Shafeeq IANS Coming from a modest background and nurtured amid hardships, Perala Manasa Reddy knows what it means for an underprivilege to have an own house. A civil engineer, this girl from Telangana worked on the idea of micro-housing and came out with an affordable and all-weather model, which according to her suits best for Indian conditions and is also eco-friendly. The 23-year-old, who did engineering from Lovely Professional University (LPU), has designed OPod
  • Radiance: The Basquiat Show
    IANSlife Features Christie's collaborates with HomeArt to present an exceptional and historical group of eleven works by Jean-Michel Basquiat. The Radiance: The Basquiat Show offers an outstanding opportunity to reveal Basquiat's oeuvre to the Asian public, covering the artist's most important years of production, from 1981 to 1986, each work has an iconic story to tell, and together, bear witness to the birth of a revolutionary visual language. The exhibition builds
  • Reimagining Education with Imagination
    To achieve SDG4 on quality inclusive education, we must prioritize mental health   Yasmine Sherif Inter Press Service  The month of May marks mental health awareness month or mental health awareness week in several countries around the world. Many people will be reading posts and blogs about the importance of getting more sunshine and exercise to avoid the blues, about ways to deal with the stress of the pandemic, about dealing with everyday challenges that disrupt ou
  • Faith Kitchen – feeding the poorest of the poor
    Easterine Kire What is Faith Kitchen? Who is running it? To what purpose? You know, all these are unnecessary questions. The most important thing is that this is an effort to feed the poorest during the partial lockdown. Why? Because they are always the most sorely affected by the lockdowns; because these are people who fall through the cracks and are not able to access government help of any kind, possibly due to ignorance on their own parts.  Faith Kitchen is working out o
  • Heart Failure: What you need to know for effective treatment
    Mr John has been having breathlessness on exertion for about a year, which became increasingly bothersome in the past four to five months. He is a 66 year old hypertensive patient on irregular medications. He used to climb up to two floors without difficulty, but that became a challenge with the onset of breathlessness. He started getting up in the middle of the night feeling very breathless and unable to lie down again to sleep for the next few hours. His feet swell up and get worse a
  • Telling it like it is
    Last week I received a book report by ten-year-old Samana Wungsek on my new book, ‘The Rain-Maiden and the Bear-Man.’ It was frank and forthright, and I totally appreciated it. Young Samana is an avid reader. Her mother, Alum Wungsek, says she had the time to write the book report because she was on a short break from schoolwork.  Writers feel vulnerable when new books get reviewed because one never knows if the reviewer will bond with the book or not; if the review
  • New titles to read this World Book Day
    Siddhi Jain IANSlife From navigating career misadventures in the corporate world, to building a personal brand or navigating one's own thoughts and feelings on the prolonged 'new normal', here is a list of titles to choose from, while you stay at home. 'Brand New Start' by Mainak Dhar Studying in college or business school and wondering what it takes to land your dream job? Early in your career and wondering how to set yourself up for success? Feeling off-tr
  • WCS or BCS?
    Easterine Kire ‘Can you give a talk on the topic, Isolation?’ That was the question from a group of college students. Such a depressing topic. Instinctively, I wanted to say no.But after some thought, the possibility of taking a different perspective on the subject, made it less depressing. A majority of people have struggled with the dilemma of isolation, and many have taken an extreme view of the enforced isolation of social and physical distancing, and lockdown period
  • Great men and evil age
    Keduovilie Linyü Kohima  We have come across on many stories of politicians and great men who had vanished and nobody remember them today. We have seen many once-great men; ministers of God–powerful mighty used preachers who refused to declare war on their sins. They lost everything, their families, their influence, their ministries and their self-respect, divorce and left alone the unloved children. In the evil age, a ripe field and a fear desire always invite us t
  • Gaslighting - understanding this in detail
    Shahzeen Shivdasani IANSlife Gaslighting. A term used so frequently by millennials and a concept that has been growing in popularity. So, what is 'gaslighting' you ask? It is a form of manipulation that happens in personal relationships. It is also considered emotional abuse as the abuser makes the victim question their reality. The victim wonders if they are going crazy by reacting a certain way to things done by the abuser. Gaslighting is turning the tables around and