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Drawing Better Than Writing for Retaining Memory For Older Adults

Posted on December 10 2018

Older adults could enhance their memory by taking up drawing, even if they are not good at it, say researchers..Drawing can help you better retain new information than re-writing notes or passively looking at images, a study has found. Scientists at University of Waterloo in Canada have found tha...

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Putting the Mekhela Chador back on the map: Assam designer Sanjukta Dutta wins Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018

Posted on April 23 2018

In 2016, right after Bipasha Basu claimed on social media that the Mekhela Chador is simpler to wear than a saree, Sanjukta Dutta’s fortunes turned. Basu had just walked the ramp in one of Dutta’s red and white Mekhela Chadors — the two-piece Assamese attire — de...