Meet The Latest Desi Gadget: A Smart Bangle Which Can Taser Your Harassers

The much celebrated choodi just got a 2019 makeover in Hyderabad. Forever a symbol of feminine frailty and old-school romance, the ornament has now been turned into a ‘smart bangle’ which can taser harassers. Two Hyderabad men, Gadi Harish, 23, and his friend Sai Teja, have invented a bangle which can be used to create an electric shock to ward off harassers and will also send your live location and an SOS message to relatives and police. The two inventors have named the device, ‘self-security bangle for women’. The gadget is activated…

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Senior citizens with ailments can look at products of different companies

I am a 30-year old working professional. My mother is 58 and father is 65. I had been trying to get a joint health cover for them. However, due to overweight, 2 to 3 insurers rejected a cover for my mother. She also suffers from diabetes. For her, I am ready to pay an extra premium, if required. Please guide. – Rajesh Chaturvedi Insurance companies follow specific underwriting guidelines to decide whether to offer the policy and the terms on which the offer is made. These guidelines are as per the…

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Rare cars that you can actually buy new: Mahindra Scorpio Getaway to Force Gurkha Expedition

Among the vast number of car models available in the Indian auto market, it is quite obvious for some of them to be barely visible. This is more so with cars that are placed in a niche segment or are in a price range which is inaccessible by the masses. We are talking about cars that one barely sees on road and many may not be even aware of any such vehicle being on sale. Let’s take a look at 8 such cars that are hard to spot in the…

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Watch: Easy prenatal and postnatal yoga postures that can help reduce stress

Gunjan Kochhar, Kundalini and Hatha Yoga trainer A woman’s body does not just undergo physiological changes during pregnancy but also a lot of emotional and mental upheavals. Pregnancy leads to stress and anxiety, which, in turn, can affect the baby too. A study titled Systematic Review of Yoga for Pregnant Women: Current Status and Future Directions, suggests how fetal exposure to maternal stress “is a risk factor for adverse outcomes on the programming of the nervous system and brain morphology of fetuses, infants, and children.” One of the effective ways…

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The best makeup brush cleaner you can buy

I love just about everything that comes with wearing makeup – apply it, removing it, shopping for it. But cleaning my makeup brushes? I could do without that part. And in fact, I often do. I definitely don’t wash them as often as I should. My signal that it’s finally time comes when the bristles on my go-to eyeshadow brushes are so gross all my looks turn a singular muddy shade of sorta glittery brown. Having a good cleansing method does take a lot of the stress and guesswork out of…

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This makeup collab is so gym-friendly you can sweat in peace

If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, there is a collaboration that creates products that stay put. (Shutterstock/ezphoto) If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, Puma and Maybelline collaborated on a collection for that very purpose. Even when you’re not in the gym, the products promise to stay put. The 12-piece athleisure-inspired collection features Maybelline products in blush pink packaging with touches of metallic red and Puma’s logo on it. According to a press release, this “fuses beauty, fashion, and…

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Did we get financially wise in 2018? Here are a few money habits that can make 2019 better

Mrin Agarwal A new year has started and no doubt resolutions are being made and things are being planned. A new year, a new start and way to go! But hold on! Is something being planned for your finances? For that matter, what changed in your finances in 2018? The assessment from my sessions is that only a small percentage of people have actually made a change in their money habits. Here is what I observed in 2018: [“source-ndtv”]

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Even a non-PhD economist can do well as RBI Guv: Ex-RBI Guv D Subbarao

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao said even a non-PhD economist can do well as head of the central bank. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Subbarao said the Centre should choose a candidate who can command respect from the market. His statement comes a day after RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigned from his post citing personal reasons. Subbarao said Patel was seemingly pushed beyond his level of comfort. Without speculating on who the next governor will be, Subbarao said, “The government will have the task of restoring…

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