Sports now a serious career option: Farooq Shah

Underscoring the need to develop sports infrastructure in the Kashmir, National Conference leader Farooq Ahmad Shah Monday said that modern sports infrastructure would help in exploring the immense potential of the local youth. He said the time has come when youth are seriously thinking of taking sports as ‘carrier option’. While inaugurating a cricket tournament at Ogmana, Tangmareg, Shah said that the youth possessed a huge sporting talent which needed to be channelized in a proper way. He said that more recently, many youth including Parveez Rasool and Manzor Pandav…

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The best eco fashion instagram accounts to follow now

If you’re at all into fashion, you’re probably well aware of the sustainability and environmental issues currently surrounding the industry. In 2017 it was reported by the Global Fashion Agenda that if the industry doesn’t change, its impact on the climate is expected to increase by 49% by 2030. If you’re looking for ways to reduce your own clothes consumption and move away from fast fashion(fashion that is cheaply and quickly produced to follow trends), take inspiration from these fashion accounts on Instagram – they all promote eco friendly fashion and offer tips for getting…

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WhatsApp Business App now available on iPhone

NEW DELHI: Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication app specifically designed for small businesses, is now officially available for iPhone users in several countries including India. The WhatsApp Business app was launched for Android in January 2018. “Today we’re introducing the WhatsApp Business app for iOS. Like the Android version — which over the last year has been adopted by millions of businesses around the world — the WhatsApp Business app for iOS will be free to download from the Apple App Store,” WhatsApp said in a blog post on Thursday. Besides…

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Open for inspection: The best properties for sale in Melbourne right now

19 Callantina Road, Hawthorn. Photo: Kay & Burton Domain’s expert guide to the best properties on the market in Melbourne this week. 19 Callantina Road, Hawthorn 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5 car spaces When it comes to prime real estate close to top-flight schools, this A-grade inner-east property on 1136 square metres is first-class and a fence line away from Scotch College campus. “It is the perfect home, a Scotch parents’ dream, particularly for a family with three school-age children,” its agent says. The Briars boasts 1890s establishment pedigree and prestige 21st century smarts,…

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Now Treat Your Eczema With This New Unusual Approach

I hate my eczema. When it flares, the skin on my eyelids becomes red and angry. The nape of my neck itches and burns. My earlobes prickle and weep from irritation. Mostly, I feel like a hostage in my own skin. I’ve tried countless remedies – including elimination diets and prescription creams and ointments. They provide a slight respite, but there’s been no magic cure. New research, though, suggests an unusual new approach that might change things for me and the 32 million other Americans who suffer from eczema: applying…

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12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn’t know about until now

Have smartphone, will travel. Nowadays, your phone may operate in many different countries, or you can easily stick a SIM card into the slot and pick up a local data plan. Another option is to keep your phone off and only use Wi-Fi whenever you find it. In short, your phone is still useful when you travel, and you can access your apps in seaports and souks around the globe. Many apps are designed to enhance the travel experience – to help you navigate, dine, pack, plan, and photograph your…

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An effective cancer therapy is now one step closer to reality

Cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. And it turns out, when it comes to fighting cancer, the size does matter. According to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The Ohio State University, doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer with a double whammy of a virus combined with boosting the natural immune system. “The findings of this research are very exciting because it helps unravel the complex yin and yang relationship…

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Now, a common asthma drug promises to help delay rare heart complications

A common asthma drug has the potential to help delay development of a rare heart complication that lacks effective drug treatment, according to researchers. Aortic aneurysm — the dilation of the aorta — is a serious condition that occurs when the wall of the aorta, the body’s largest artery, weakens and swells. The condition is largely symptom-free and is normally therefore not discovered until late in its development when it threatens to rupture and cause life-threatening haemorrhaging. The findings showed that the asthma drug montelukast blocks leukotrienes — inflammatory signal…

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LG G6 Now Available in 8 Colour Variants, LG Q6 in 7 Colour Variants

HIGHLIGHTS LG G6 will get Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose options LG Q6 will get Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants Raspberry Rose has been reserved only for the LG V30 and LG G6 LG on Tuesday announced that the LG G6 and LG Q6 will receive new colour variants in South Korea, added from LG V30’s lineup of colours. The LG G6 will get the Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose variants. The LG Q6, on the other hand, will get only the Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants. This takes…

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7 drinks you need to stop buying now

1. Fruit juice Despite what the packaging may tell you, this does NOT provide an easy and convenient way to get in one or two of your 5-a-day. Most shop-bought fruit juices are pasteurised (essentially boiled), which destroys a lot of the valuable nutrients, whilst concentrating the sugars. The juice is also extracted from the whole fruit, leaving behind the fibrous part of the fruit that helps to slow sugar absorption into the blood. 2. Fizzy drinks This is an obvious one, but did you know that just one can…

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