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Women invested more energy in household tasks than men(Unsplash)

Women spent more time doing household chores than men during Covid-19: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 07:51 AM IST
A study published in the journal PNAS revealed that women have dedicated more energy towards household chores than men during the lockdown applied to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin(Twitter/c_sgeorge)
5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin(Twitter/c_sgeorge)

Goodbye dull skin: 5 simple home remedies to rejuvenate your skin

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 10:47 AM IST
Wondering how to give a healthy and vibrant glow to your dull, grey and lifeless skin? Well, we got you covered. Read on to know 5 simple home remedies that can give your skin sheer radiance in a jiffy
As people across the world deal with home confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic, staying in touch with loved ones through video calls and messages is making a huge difference.(Shutterstock)
As people across the world deal with home confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic, staying in touch with loved ones through video calls and messages is making a huge difference.(Shutterstock)

How stable network connectivity came to the rescue of a young couple quarantined

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Kaveri and Rajeev had been dating for quite some time when the pandemic struck. They weren’t prepared for a long-distance relationship but turns out it wasn’t as bad as they thought it would be.
Like many women with day jobs, Ms Kushwaha enjoys the benefits of having a supportive child.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Like many women with day jobs, Ms Kushwaha enjoys the benefits of having a supportive child.(Mayank Austen Soofi)

Gurugramwale: A life in everyday feminism

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Mayank Austen Soofi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2020 05:38 AM IST
Ms Kushwaha insists that her husband is a very helpful mate, respects her co-role as a family breadwinner and helps her partly with the household chores.
At a time when the modern world is facing an unprecedented crisis, youngsters should be given every possible chance to sail through this period with minimum stress and maximum growth(HT Photo)
At a time when the modern world is facing an unprecedented crisis, youngsters should be given every possible chance to sail through this period with minimum stress and maximum growth(HT Photo)

Readers’ take: Lessons from Covid, chart a new course for students with care

UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 12:03 AM IST
As there is nothing certain about the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Union HRD ministry and UT education department should start planning for long-term closure of schools, prune the syllabus to retain all that is essential and critical to learning and tweak online pedagogy to promote active learner engagement and development, suggest readers
Professionals in Delhi-NCR have been sharing hilarious incidents of mishaps that have happened due to #WFH scenario.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purpose only))
Professionals in Delhi-NCR have been sharing hilarious incidents of mishaps that have happened due to #WFH scenario.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purpose only))

Oops, we did it! Say denizens as #WFH life comes with a pinch of laughter

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2020 12:01 AM IST
It isn’t an easy task to juggle between work from home and household chores, and that’s what leading to hilarious incidents that are being shared on social media of late.
Absence makes the heart understand how much we miss people who take on the burden of our chores at home.(Shutterstock)
Absence makes the heart understand how much we miss people who take on the burden of our chores at home.(Shutterstock)

A helper at home who never smiled

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dr Rana Preet Gill
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2020 06:30 AM IST
When the world turns topsy-turvy during the lockdown, one understands the value of someone who works hard for you without complaining
Actor Bipasha Basu Singh Grover always followed a schedule, even in the lockdown
Actor Bipasha Basu Singh Grover always followed a schedule, even in the lockdown

Bipasha Basu Singh Grover: Once this pandemic ends, we’ll be a different version of ourselves

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Actor Bipasha Basu Singh Grover says there is going to be a ‘new normal’ set in the world post the Covid-19 crisis, says it has made her and husband Karan Singh Grover more grounded.
As work from home begins to become more common, it is important to remember that we are more than just our job titles.(iStock)
As work from home begins to become more common, it is important to remember that we are more than just our job titles.(iStock)

How small changes helped me stay focused on my goals during the lockdown

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 10:18 AM IST
“Finding a balance between work and our interests is the key to staying productive and motivated, and all it takes is a bit of planning and discipline”—writes the Chief Creative Officer of a global marketing firm, in this deeply personal account.
Actors Kriti Kharbanda and Kirti Kulhari tell us that they respect the people who help them in their household chores even more now.
Actors Kriti Kharbanda and Kirti Kulhari tell us that they respect the people who help them in their household chores even more now.

The pandemic has made us value our house helps more, confess Bollywood celebs

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Bollywood celebs such as Kriti Kharbanda and Kirti Kulhari tell us that while they always valued the people who helped them with their household chores, the lockdown period made them realise their importance even further
Doing things together, like learning a new skill, reading a book, or exploring a new cuisine, helps strengthen bonds between parents and children.(Getty Images)
Doing things together, like learning a new skill, reading a book, or exploring a new cuisine, helps strengthen bonds between parents and children.(Getty Images)

HT Chandigarh Readers’ Take: In a lockdown, set joy, creativity free in children

By HT Readers’ Take
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 02:04 AM IST
Even as the Covid-19 crisis is yet to be controlled, parents can utilise the lockdown time innovatively with their children, teaching them yoga, gardening and cooking, helping them explore art and other creative avenues and spending quality time with them to truly understand bonding within families, say Hindustan Times readers from Chandigarh
Set saving goals for your children. Reward them when they save money by chipping in an equal amount.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Set saving goals for your children. Reward them when they save money by chipping in an equal amount.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Make your child money-responsible

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Talking to them about finances and inculcating a healthy investment habit at an early age will make them wiser and financially responsible.
Consulting a financial advisor with your spouse can help bring further clarity to your thinking and planning.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Consulting a financial advisor with your spouse can help bring further clarity to your thinking and planning.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Partner with your spouse in some investing chores

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 01:12 PM IST
It is a no secret that two heads are better than one. Involving your partner in investment chores is not just sensible, but also responsible.
Discover the virtues of spaces like the balcony where you can balance a glass of gin and tonic after the sun finally goes down(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Discover the virtues of spaces like the balcony where you can balance a glass of gin and tonic after the sun finally goes down(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Going stir crazy?

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 03:31 PM IST
Here’s a taste of some of the things that are getting me through quarantine
Actor Chhavi Mittal says the lockdown period is no vacation for her.(Photo: Instagram/chhavihussein)
Actor Chhavi Mittal says the lockdown period is no vacation for her.(Photo: Instagram/chhavihussein)

This is not a vacation for me: Chhavi Mittal

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty, Newdelhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 03:40 PM IST
A mother of two, actor Chhavi Mittal, who has her own online show, has her hands full during the ongoing lockdown.
Karan V Grover has unveiled his new look during the lockdown
Karan V Grover has unveiled his new look during the lockdown

Wanted to be clean shaven for a long time but was always stuck in the beard look because of shoots: Karan V Grover

Hindustan Times | By Radhika Bhirani
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The actor says he realised that since he can’t shoot anything or do any look test, this was the best period to experiment with his look
Shakti Mohan’s pochcha workout(Photo: Instagran: MohanShakti)
Shakti Mohan’s pochcha workout(Photo: Instagran: MohanShakti)

The ‘pochcha workout’: Here’s how you can turn your household chores into fitness sessions during lockdown

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Doing household chores might help one burn 120-150 calories a day say experts. Here’s how dancer Shakti Mohan is doing her workout.
PV Sindhu(PV Sindhu Instagram)
PV Sindhu(PV Sindhu Instagram)

‘Have been watching so many movies that I can’t even remember the names’: PV Sindhu

Hindustan Times | By PV Sindhu
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 03:50 PM IST
Everyday a top athlete will talk about her or his experience of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. This is PV Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist and the reigning world badminton champion who was in self-quarantine at her home in Hyderabad.
Jacqueline feels that everyone is obsessed with being happy, but for her peace of mind is more important. Location courtesy: Krome Studios; Styling by Chandini Whabi; Styling assistants: Stacey Cardoz & Namrata Harisinghani; Make-up and hair: Shaan Muttathil(Rohan Shrestha)
Jacqueline feels that everyone is obsessed with being happy, but for her peace of mind is more important. Location courtesy: Krome Studios; Styling by Chandini Whabi; Styling assistants: Stacey Cardoz & Namrata Harisinghani; Make-up and hair: Shaan Muttathil(Rohan Shrestha)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Meet Bollywood’s own Miss Sunshine, Jacqueline Fernandez!

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The chirpy actor celebrates the 16th Birthday of HT Brunch and reveals what makes her the poster girl for ‘Happy’
All over the world, women bear a disproportionate burden of household chores. This “sexist economic system” has resulted in gross imbalances in paid work, finds an Oxfam report released this past week(HT)
All over the world, women bear a disproportionate burden of household chores. This “sexist economic system” has resulted in gross imbalances in paid work, finds an Oxfam report released this past week(HT)

Recognise unpaid care work as a common good

UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Care work is highly gendered and a barrier to women’s participation in the paid economy. It’s time we changed that
Rani Rampal feels she is like butterscotch ice-cream, a great mix of caramel and crunch(Raj K Raj)
Rani Rampal feels she is like butterscotch ice-cream, a great mix of caramel and crunch(Raj K Raj)

Personal Agenda with Rani Rampal: “If not a hockey player, I would probably be a normal girl living in Shahabad doing household chores!”

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 09:27 PM IST
The captain of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team is inspired by Chak De! India and Mary Kom’s biopic
Self control development isn’t connected with doing household chores.(Unsplash)
Self control development isn’t connected with doing household chores.(Unsplash)

Self control development isn’t connected with doing household chores

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 07:17 AM IST
Self-control is a coveted personality trait that allows people to suppress inappropriate impulses, focus their attention and perform an action when there is a strong tendency to avoid it.
Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)
Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)

Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:16 AM IST
In India, osteoporosis-related issues are rising at an alarming rate, especially among middle-aged women.
HT Image
HT Image

Man gets 7-year jail for raping minor in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 10:59 PM IST
The court of additional sessions judge, Tarn Taran Singh Bindra, also slapped a fine of 25,000 on the accused under Section 4 of the POCSO act.
HT Image
HT Image

Farmer assaults wife for not doing chores, booked

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 10:20 PM IST
The incident had taken place on August 16, but a first information report (FIR) was registered on Monday when the victim, Gurpreet Kaur, 28, was fit to lodge complaint.
There may be a dearth of household help, but the gap has been filled with housekeeping services(Istock)
There may be a dearth of household help, but the gap has been filled with housekeeping services(Istock)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Helping hands

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 08:35 PM IST
These days, it is easier than ever to outsource your life
While policy makers debate on how to integrate the informal into the formal economy, one important dimension has gone largely ignored: unpaid household work by women(REUTERS)
While policy makers debate on how to integrate the informal into the formal economy, one important dimension has gone largely ignored: unpaid household work by women(REUTERS)

We must quantify the value of women’s unpaid work

By Rupa Subramanya
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 07:43 PM IST
It’s both good economics and good public policy to correctly measure women’s contribution to the economy.
Fearing that their girl may get involved in a love affair or fall prey to crime against women, the parents find marriage a solution.
Fearing that their girl may get involved in a love affair or fall prey to crime against women, the parents find marriage a solution.

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: For some, puberty means no school, early marriage

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chauhan, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Even as society is opening up, puberty still rings wedding bells in the life of some teenage girls. It is another matter that after marriage, they struggle hard to shoulder family responsibilities.
A pack of chia seeds, a rich source of protein and calcium.(Amazon.in)
A pack of chia seeds, a rich source of protein and calcium.(Amazon.in)

5 gifts to give this Mother’s Day, curated from Amazon India’s summer sale 2019

UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Amazon India Summer Sale 2019: Take a look at these gifting options for your mum this Mother’s Day, that you can get at great prices, thanks to the super exciting summer sale on Amazon’s website.
The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)
The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)

Mapping unpaid women’s work is India’s answer to jobs puzzle

Bloomberg | By Vrishti Beniwal
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:00 PM IST
About 700 million Indians, more than twice the population of the US, are not part of the workforce and their contribution at home is not recorded in the national income.
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