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Switzerland Plans For Zero Air Pollution Travel

By PC Team/Travel/NDTV

Imagine getting from home to work without a carbon footprint, whether one is traveling by train, car or bike. Switzerland has envisioned it, put it to test and is on verge of making it an option for every citizen. By 2022, the Green Class Project could become a part of Swiss lifestyle, so every single citizen could travel without causing any pollution.


Young Sheldon Taps Annie Potts To Play Key 'Big Bang Theory' Role

By PC Team/Movies/Hollywood Reporter

Annie Potts has been tapped to play the series-regular role of Meemaw, young Sheldon's (Iain Armitage of Big Little Lies) foul-mouthed, hard-drinking Texas grandmother. The character has been referenced scores of times on The Big Bang Theory with June Squibb taking on the role in season nine. The character is described as a woman who is very supportive of her grandson and his unique gifts. She is the mother to star Zoe Perry's 'Mary Cooper'.


Perceived Physical Fitness Leads To Greater Perceived Quality Of Life

By PC Team/Fitness/Medical News Bulletin

Physical fitness, an important health status marker, has been found to predict cardiovascular disease and mortality. A recent study demonstrated that greater self-reported physical fitness, in particular, cardiorespiratory fitness, is associated with higher self-reported life satisfaction, quality of life, and self-rated health among adolescents. Application of this research impacts public health promotion initiatives to encourage physical activity among adolescents in an attempt to increase physical fitness perception and improve overall health and quality of life.


Government Has Sanctioned Rs 1,200 Cr. For The Development Of Beaches, Rivers As Tourist Spot

By PC Team/Fitness/Financial Express

The government has sanctioned more than Rs 1,200 crore for the development of beaches and rivers as tourists spots. Replying to a query, Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said that 11 projects, worth Rs 896.66 crore, have been sanctioned under the coastal circuit of the ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’ and four projects, costing Rs 119.27 crore, have been earmarked under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) to harness the potential of beaches as a tourist attraction.


Bengaluru And Delhi Are The Best Cities For Women Entrepreneurs In India

By PC Team/Entrepreneurship/financialexpress

Bengaluru and Delhi are the best cities for women entrepreneurs in India, according to Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index 2017. While Bengaluru ranks 40th, Delhi is on the 49th position in the list of top 50 global cities topped by New York City. The cities were ranked on five important parameters: capital, technology, talent, culture, and markets. These parameters were further organized into two groups operating environment and enabling environment.


A Former Bodybuilder Is Going Viral For Her Instagram Post About Breast Implants

By PC Team/Fitness/Allure

Fitness guru and Blogilates founder Cassey Ho recently opened up on social media about the pressure she once felt to get plastic surgery, sparking a broader conversation about beauty standards. Over the weekend, Ho took to Instagram to share a photo of herself at a bodybuilding competition in 2012 and discuss the body image struggles she was facing at the time. Instagram users praised Ho for sharing her story and opening up a dialogue about the pressure to fit in with other people aesthetically.


Northern Ireland Firm Develops Device That Could Revolutionise Weight Loss, By Sending An Electrical Signal Into The Brain

By PC Team/Fitness/Belfastlive

A Northern Ireland based company has developed a device that could revolutionise weight loss, by sending an electrical signal to the brain. The device works by changing levels of the hormones insulin and leptin, both of which are closely linked to the mechanisms that can lead to weight gain. In a major shift from traditional techniques for shedding pounds, the Modius works by altering levels of certain hormones in the brain that affect metabolism rates, appetite and fat storage.


Strong Global Economy Means Higher Travel Prices: Forecasts Predict Travel Price Increases Around The Globe

By PC Team/Travel/Travel Pulse

Travelers can expect to start paying more for their vacations next year. So says Carlson Wagonlit Travel in its annual Global Travel Forecast. A strong global economy is boosting prices in air, hotel and ground transportation due to higher oil prices and rising inflation. The increase will not be a small one, either. Forecasters predict that prices will increase as much as 4 percent in some sectors during the coming year.


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American Horror Story' Season 7 To Be Titled As Cult

By PC Team/TV Series/Hollywood Reporter

The upcoming seventh season of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's FX anthology is called Cult, the showrunner revealed on Thursday. Though Murphy has announced that the seventh season will focus on the 2016 presidential election, confirmed details have since remained scarce. He promised that with Thursday's announcement, Suddenly... it will all make sense. FX also revealed on Thursday that the seventh season of the anthology will premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 10 pm ET/PT.


A Familiar Bollywood Story 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' Battles India's Censor Board

By PC Team/Movies/Forbes

In yet another instance of Bollywood directors trying to make progressive films but being stopped at every turn by an overzealous censor board, Alankrita Shrivasta's Lipstick Under My Burkha had to be re-edited to be cleared for theatrical release in India. The drama explores the sexual awakenings and personal struggles of four small-town Indian women and won accolades on the international festival circuit. It will finally hit theaters this Friday after being censored and delayed by almost six months.


Asian Champion Shot-Putter Manpreet Kaur Has Been Caught In The Dope Net

By PC Team/Sports/Sports NDTV

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet Kaur has been caught in the dope net after testing positive for a banned stimulant, a massive embarrassment for the country which might lose the gold medal clinched by her earlier this month. The test was conducted by National Anti-Doping Officials during the Federation Cup National Championships held in Patiala. According to sources, this is the first time that an athlete has been caught for using dimethylbutylamine.


I Am Very Happy To Have Signed A New Contract With Chelsea, Said Antonio Conte, Chelsea Manager

By PC Team/Sports/Sports NDTV

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte signed a new two-year deal with the Premier League, as the club moved to quell reports of a rift with the Italian. The deal was confirmed as Conte, who guided Chelsea to the title in his first season last year, prepares to take his squad on a pre-season tour of Asia. I am very happy to have signed a new contract with Chelsea, he said in a statement on Chelsea's official website.


Spain Win Against Portugal In The Group D Opener At The Women's Euro Tournament

By PC Team/Sports/Times Of India

First-half goals from Vicky Losada and Amanda Sampedro handed Spain a convincing 2-0 win against Euro newcomers Portugal in the Group D opener at the women's Euro tournament. Losada opened the score on 23 minutes after a long pass from Andrea Pereira and the Barcelona midfielder slammed the ball past the helpless keeper Patricia Morais. Atletico's Sampedro made it 2-0 three minutes before half time, heading in a cross from Mariona Caldentey.