Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Manish Vatssalya is all set to direct a web series based on the life of late Kanpur-based gangster Vikas Dubey who was killed allegedly in police encounter last week. The thriller crime series has been titled "Hanak".

School Life: Feel-good chaos (IANS Review; Rating: * * *)

School Life: Feel-good chaos (IANS Review; Rating: * * *)

"School Life" (Netflix film in French and Arabic languages, originally titled "La Vie Scolaire"); Cast: Zita Hanrot, Liam Pierron, Soufiane Guerrab, Moussa Mansaly, Alban Ivanov; Direction: Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir; Rating: * * * (three stars)  

Don't let your fit mode dry out this monsoon

Don't let your fit mode dry out this monsoon

New Delhi, July 22 : Fitness is not just a habit, it is a lifestyle; one that requires commitment and dedication so dont let monsoon dampen your spirits. Some quick and easy steps like working out indoors or getting few simpler exercising devices can do the trick for you, say experts.  

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

New York, July 21 : Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study.  

Vajor Travelogue:  'Vivaana Culture Hotel, Mandawa, Rajasthan

Vajor Travelogue: 'Vivaana Culture Hotel, Mandawa, Rajasthan

Sometimes, a weekend getaway is all we need to break free from the hectic spiral that our lives are. Escaping the tiring schedules of everyday, mundane and machine-like life to an innate hideout is the perfect way to reconnect with ourselves and our surroundings. A travelogue full of soul, join three women Shweta Tripathi, an actor, Aien Jamir, a Blogger and Angel Bedi, an artist, in their travel to 'Vivaana Culture Hotel, Mandawa, Rajasthan with each other. The journey began with all of three of these women being strangers, and from there they formed a bond. A bond of friendship, a bond of likeness for travelling and connected through their journey. A journey that isn't just about having quality time, but it was also about the enriching experience of realisation as we get back to our roots.  

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Sydney, March 18 : Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children, researchers found in a study on mice.  

Fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer

Fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer

With a host of vitamins anti-oxidant properties, as also some essential minerals in their natural form, fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer. Here is a dossier:  

Advertisements now focus on social commentary: Ad guru Prahlad Kakar

Advertisements now focus on social commentary: Ad guru Prahlad Kakar

New Delhi, June 8: Leading ad guru Prahlad Kakar, who has created noteworthy commercials for Pepsi, Rasna and Maggi Noodles among others, says that nowadays, advertising has incorporated a social commentary.