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Many social workers, across India, have been working for the cause of menstrual hygiene among women.

Menstrual hygiene: PM’s speech motivates social workers to debunk myths better

By Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 02:29 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently spoke about the topic of menstrual hygiene, in his speech on 74th Independence Day, and social workers have appreciated the move that is helping take their campaigns forward.
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Society has traditionally held that growing up without a sibling (or several) tends to make a child withdrawn, timid, aloof or spoiled. Research findings suggest there is no basis for these notions.(Wikimedia Commons)
Society has traditionally held that growing up without a sibling (or several) tends to make a child withdrawn, timid, aloof or spoiled. Research findings suggest there is no basis for these notions.(Wikimedia Commons)

Spoiled brats? Self-assured leaders? The top only-child myths, debunked

By Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Studies show that when it comes to only children, many of our preconceived notions are simply untrue.
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Most men are unsure about picking the right grooming products for themselves. Model: Ajay Nijhawan(Yatan Ahluwalia)
Most men are unsure about picking the right grooming products for themselves. Model: Ajay Nijhawan(Yatan Ahluwalia)

Men’s style and grooming by Yatan Ahluwalia: Facts Vs fiction

By Yatan Ahluwalia | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 12:00 AM IST
From talking about dark circles to shaving the right way, clearing the air on 20 myths for men!
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CA. Dr. Harsh Patel, a promising CA and a self-made entrepreneur, expressed his views on the current needs for the chartered accountancy fraternity.(Digpu)
CA. Dr. Harsh Patel, a promising CA and a self-made entrepreneur, expressed his views on the current needs for the chartered accountancy fraternity.(Digpu)

Reinventing age-old myths of CA practice and exploring new opportunities on a global scale

UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 06:17 PM IST
CA. Dr. Harsh Patel was asked to befittingly speak on ‘”Global Opportunities for Indian CA”, owing to his expansion endeavors. He enlightened the audience with insightful excerpts.
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According to Heena Sidhu modern love is all about instant gratification(Rajesh kashyap)
According to Heena Sidhu modern love is all about instant gratification(Rajesh kashyap)

Personal Agenda with Heena Sidhu: “One myth about shooters is that we don’t need to go to the gym and that it’s an easy sport”

By Veenu Singh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The sport shooter aims point blank and talks about love, inspirations, and also crushing on Ranveer Singh!
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A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.(Unsplash)
A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.(Unsplash)

Fact or myth: Can your facial expressions reveal your true emotions?

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 10:12 AM IST
A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.
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Lunar legends: A trail of myths and stories from around the world

By Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Take a moonlit tour of some of the most magical origin tales as well as ancient explanations for the phases of the moon.
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You can apply for your Australian tourist or business visa (subclass 600) anytime, anywhere.(Pexels)
You can apply for your Australian tourist or business visa (subclass 600) anytime, anywhere.(Pexels)

Misconception v/s reality: Busting myths about Australian visa application

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 12:46 PM IST
Planning a trip Down Under? We’ll make it easier for you!
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20 most common myths around sleep, busted.(Unsplash)
20 most common myths around sleep, busted.(Unsplash)

Busted: 20 most common myths around sleep

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Alcohol intake before bedtime, snoring, fewer hours of sleep are some of the most common myths related to sleep.
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Rakshabandhan 2018 will be celebrated on August 26 this year.(Shutterstock)
Rakshabandhan 2018 will be celebrated on August 26 this year.(Shutterstock)

Rakshabandhan myths, 6 tales about the origin of the festival

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 08:58 AM IST
Rakshabandhan 2018: Ever wondered about why we celebrate the festival of Rakshabandhan? Here are some of the most popular stories about it.
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Partial solar eclipse 2018: The partial solar eclipse is visible from parts of the northern hemisphere. There are certain myths associated with solar eclipses as well.(Shutterstock)
Partial solar eclipse 2018: The partial solar eclipse is visible from parts of the northern hemisphere. There are certain myths associated with solar eclipses as well.(Shutterstock)

Partial solar eclipse 2018, 5 myths from around the world that you need to know

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 09:14 AM IST
Partial solar eclipse 2018: A partial solar eclipse will take place on August 11. Here are 5 superstitions and myths associated with eclipses.
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An innovation festival at Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai. It’s a myth that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Look at Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Jan Koum. They didn’t come from entrepreneurial families. Their parents were dentists, academics, lawyers, factory workers, or priests.(HT)
An innovation festival at Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai. It’s a myth that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Look at Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Jan Koum. They didn’t come from entrepreneurial families. Their parents were dentists, academics, lawyers, factory workers, or priests.(HT)

It’s time to bust a few Silicon Valley myths

By Vivek Wadhwa
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Age, gender and lack of capital should not come in the way of building an innovation economy
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Solar Eclipse 2018 myth: The partial solar eclipse takes place on Friday the 13th, which is considered an ominous date.(Shutterstock)
Solar Eclipse 2018 myth: The partial solar eclipse takes place on Friday the 13th, which is considered an ominous date.(Shutterstock)

Solar Eclipse 2018, 5 ancient myths about the phenomenon

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 06:32 PM IST
Solar Eclipse 2018 myth: A partial solar eclipse will take place this Friday the 13th. We dig up 5 superstitions and myths associated with eclipses.
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Admissions2018: Busting 10 myths about the Delhi University life

By Aditya Dogra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Soon-to-be fucchas, listen up! You might have some ideas about the life at Delhi University and how glam it is, esp if those have been shaped up by Bollywood films. But not all of it might be true. Here, we bust some popular myths associated with campus life in the varsity.
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(Representative Image)
(Representative Image)

A dog’s life: Bursting the ‘menace’ myth

By Rashmi Kalia | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 08:48 PM IST
Offering solutions, such as not feeding the stray dogs, killing ferocious dogs in the locality, poisoning them and removing the dogs from the locality, are not feasible and legal solutions to this problem
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The Tulip Garden on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
The Tulip Garden on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)

Review: Kashmir: Exposing the Myth Behind the Narrative by Khalid Bashir

By Hilal Mir | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Khalid Bashir is inclined to see Kalhana, author of the Rajatarangini, as more of a literary genius than a historian
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To care of your hair, going in for dry shampoo whenever needed would be very helpful.
To care of your hair, going in for dry shampoo whenever needed would be very helpful.

Hair care tips for summer, don’t fall for any of these popular myths

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 11:06 AM IST
Hair care during summer need not be a tedious exercise if you do the basics right. Most importantly, don’t believe in any common myths: For instance, cutting your hair may not make it grow faster. Hair experts dispel all the myths.
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To lose weight and stay fit, stop believing in any suggestion which is not ratified by an expert.(Shutterstock)
To lose weight and stay fit, stop believing in any suggestion which is not ratified by an expert.(Shutterstock)

Lose weight the safe way, these 10 fitness myths could be hurting you

By Manali Shah | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 04:04 PM IST
You can reach your weight loss and fitness goals if you are going about your exercises and diet routine with help from a qualified expert. Don’t get confused by all the health and fitness myths floating around. Here’s a ready-reckoner for you to get your basics of exercise right.
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Unlike popular media portrayals, women actually support other women’s careers.(Shutterstock)
Unlike popular media portrayals, women actually support other women’s careers.(Shutterstock)

‘Queen Bee’ phenomenon a myth, women leaders support other women’s careers

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 11:45 AM IST
New research results showed that when a woman was elected leader, there was, in fact, an increase in the number of women occupying top- and middle-management positions in public organisations.
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Workouts should be no longer than 1 or 2 hours.(Shutterstock)
Workouts should be no longer than 1 or 2 hours.(Shutterstock)

10 exercise and weight loss myths you always thought were true. All of them debunked

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Are longer workouts better? Is running bad for the knees? Does sweating more indicate greater fat burn? On World Health Day, we get two fitness experts to bust 10 myths about exercise, weight loss and fitness routines.
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95% of TB deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries.(Shutterstock)
95% of TB deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries.(Shutterstock)

Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death globally. Here are 4 myths about the disease

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2018 10:02 AM IST
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death globally and resulted in 1.8 million deaths in 2016 alone. We bust myths about the disease and tell you about its symptoms and treatment.
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Smashing the stereotype: Why we should stop believing myths about women and money(HT Brand Studio)
Smashing the stereotype: Why we should stop believing myths about women and money(HT Brand Studio)

Smashing the stereotype: Why we should stop believing myths about women

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:39 PM IST
On the occasion of Women’s Day, five ladies are put through a quiz on financial literacy. Can they ace it or not? Watch the video to find out.
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