Showing posts with label Lifestyle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lifestyle. Show all posts

10/10/2019

Winners of Nobel Prize 2019

The Nobel Laurates of the year 2019 are given below :

A person or organization awarded the Nobel Prize is called Nobel Laureate. The word "laureate" refers to being signified by the laurel wreath. In ancient Greece, laurel wreaths were awarded to victors as a sign of honor. The awards are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry, Karolinska Institutet for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Swedish Academy for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and a Committee of five persons to be elected by the Norwegian Parliament (Storting) for the Nobel Peace Prize.

In 1968, the Sveriges Riksbank established the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences was given the task to select the Laureates in Economic Sciences starting in 1969.



The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

James Peebles
Princeton University, USA

“for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology”

and the other half jointly to

Michel Mayor
University of Geneva, Switzerland

and

Didier Queloz
University of Geneva, Switzerland
University of Cambridge, UK

“for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

John B. Goodenough
The University of Texas at Austin, USA

M. Stanley Whittingham
Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA

Akira Yoshino
Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan

“for the development of lithium-ion batteries”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” They identified molecular machinery that regulates the activity of genes in response to varying levels of oxygen.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019

 Austrian author Peter Handke "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."

The Nobel Peace Prize 2019


Abiy Ahmed Ali "for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea."

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019


2/18/2019

Actress Pauly Valsan's autobiography released| Chora nerulla Pakarnattangal

Actress Pauly Valson's autobiography
Actress Pauly Valson's autobiographyThe autobiography of State film award winner Pauly Valsan was released in Kochi in December 2018 . The book 'Chora nerulla Pakarnattangal' was released by Ranji Panicker. She is the recipient of the Kerala State Award for Best Actress in 2017 for her performance in 'Ee Ma Yau' and 'Ottamuri Velicham'.

The autobiography will contain the details of the 40 years of theater drama of  Pauly Valsan, he experience with with many notable personalities inclusing PJ Antony and Thilakan. PaulyValsan wrote the autobiography with the help  of the journalist Joe Petter. Paul maintains to all its holiness when referring to the individuals and circumstances which she has suffered from . She narrates  her life which evolved through the fiery furnace of her experiences without any judgement or prejudices.

It is the story of a woman in a fisherman's family in Kochi Vypeen ,followed her hunger and poverty,  started acting in the first stage to help her the father . This  autobiography is supposed to include all her acquaintances with notable film personalities, childhood friends, her love marriage, suffering in and out.

She debuted as an actress through the film Annan Thambi. Later she acted in many films like Iyobinte Pusthakam, Amar Akbar Antony, Novu, Vanyam,Guppy, Dakini etc, to mention a few. All those who had the luck to watch Ee Ma Yau or the film Ottamuri Velicham would have seen her acting prowess on screen.

Chora nerulla Pakarnatttangal has an  John Paul and narrated by  Joey Peters
Art by Shanavas . The book is published by prathanabooks in Kochi. Its sols for Rs 150 per copy now.
Actress Pauly Valson's autobiography Chora nerulla Pakarnatttangal
Actress Pauly Valson's autobiography

Pauly Valsan hails from Vypin, Kochi, India from a big fisherman family, she is the elder one in the family and have 6 sibling's. She began her acting carrier through theatre plays as a child artist. Her husband Valsan is also a theatre artist. The couple have two children's. Pauly Valsan begin her acting carrier with theatre plays on early 1970's, and later on 2008 pauly debuted on malayalam movie Annan Thambi under the direction of super director Anwar Rasheed starring mega star Mammootty in lead role


12/02/2016

Face packs for winter skin care | Winter skin care Tips and Natural home remedies

Winter is a hard time for skin due to cold and dry weather conditions inside outThis affects the skin and it became stretchy. One of the most important tip is to maintain the moisture level of the skin. Taking long baths using warm water for long can reduce the natural oils on the skin. Here are some tips

Winter time skin care tips
    *Use warm water, not hot water to bath and shortern shower time.
    *Use mild soaps like glycerine soaps to lather
    *Apply good moisturizer after bath
    *Apply sunscreen with SPF 15 or more before leaving home or whenever needed
    *Try to use lip balm with sunscreen.



If moisturizing lotions are not working apply coconut /virgin coconut oil on skin after bath. It will be absorbed by the skin easily leaving it smooth.

 Face pack for winter skin care-Natural home remdies

For dry skin :-use cooked potato paste, mix it with milk and glycerin. Apply the mixture on skin for 20 minutes and wash the face using cold water.

For Sensitive Skin/ Oily Skin
:- mix dry oats, egg yolk and honey . Apply it for 20 minutes. Once it is dry scrub the face for 4 minutes and wash using cold water.

For normal/oily skin: mix egg white and yolk and apply it on the face

Disclaimer:The topics on health and beauty provided on this site is for information purpose only and doesn't not serve as a medical advice. Please see your doctor for health or medical issues

7/01/2016

Gayathri Mantra-Vedic Prayer and Meaning

'Gayathri Mantra', is the ultimate Vedic prayer to awaken the intellectual powers of a person, first found its reference in the 'Vedas', believed to be the storehouse of all Divine Knowledge and the most ancient scriptures known to mankind...

"ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः ।
तत् सवितुर्वरेण्यं ।
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि ।
धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् "


"Om bhur, bhuvah, swaha
that savithur varenyam
bhargo devasya dhi mahi
dhiyo yo nah prachodayath
"


''O God, Thou art the giver of life,
the remover of pain and sorrow,
the bestower of happiness;
O Creator of the Universe;
thou are most luminous, pure and adorable (or Supreme Divine Being, embodiment of Knowledge and Light);
We meditate on Thee;
May thou inspire and guide (enlighten) our intellect (so that we may realise supreme truth) in the right direction''


It has three parts. Praise, meditation and prayer. The individual words of the manthra has a meaning of there own that can fill pages and pages if we write...

In simple terms..
Om: The primeval sound that represents Brahma.He pervades in all the worlds viz.Bhulo-lok, bhuvah-lok and swah-lok.He is omnipresent
Bhur:The physical world that embodies the vital or spiritual energy
Bhuvah:The mental world and destroyer of all sufferings,
Swaha:The celestial and spiritual world that embodies happiness,Tath: That or God, referring to transcendental Paramathma (Ultimate Spirit),
Savithur:The Bright Sun or the Creator and Preserver of World,
Varenyam:Best or most adorable (Supreme God propiated by the highest Gods),
Bhargo:Destroyer of all sins (That light that bestows wisdom, bliss and everlasting life),
Devasya:Divine Deity or Supreme Lord(light of that effulgent God),
Dheemahi:We meditate upon and take in,
Dhiyo:The Intellect,
Yo:The Light,
Nah:Our,(Yo Naha :- Be directed by that lord)
Prachodayath: Inspire or Enlighten or towards illumination
Listen to the chanting of Gayathri Manthra in the following youtube video .Rishis selected the words of the Gayathri Mantra and arranged them so that they not only convey meaning but also create specific power of righteous wisdom through their utterance. The maximum benefit of chanting the mantra is said to be obtained by chanting it 108 times. One may chant it for 3, 9, or 18 times when pressed for time. The syllables of the mantra are said to positively affect all the chakras or energy centres in the human body - hence, proper pronunciation and enunciation are very important
(ref:wikipedia).

7/15/2015

Aakruti -Actress Lena's sliming centre

Actress Lena is going to start a slimming centre in Kozhikode followed by one in Thrissure. This is joint venture of Lena with her friends Louisa and Vrinda.

The centre aims to reduce body weight without avoiding favourite foods. The centre will be launched at Chevayoor in Calicut, by the first week of August.

'Aakruti' provides techniques and special treatments to weight issues at a low cost. She aims to provide awareness on staying fit and beautiful. With this centre Lena is planning to share her health and fitness secrets

'Aakruti-Slim is beautiful'


Actress Lena's Aakruti
Actress Lena's Aakruti

Now a days active actresses are trying their luck in entrepreneurship. Recently Kavya Madhavan launched a online clothing store Laksyah.com. Other actress having boutique are Poornima Indrajith  (Pranaah)and Urmila Unni. Mukta is into beauty paralour businesses in Kochi.

Lena is also a busy actress with many movies in her kitty.Kanyaka Talkies is just released. Ennu Ninte Moideen is another one everyone is eagerly waiting for.She is also acting in a hindi film Airlift with Akshaykumar


She is all set to start a slimming centre aimed at making women beautiful.Lena's aim is to help those women who are eager to reduce weight and become beautiful.

'Aakruti is a slimming and Physiotherapy centre which has set its mark in bringing out revolutionary changes in obesity and lifestyle management in Kerala.  At Aakruti you unwind, lie down, relax and see you calories melting away. Long Description Here at Aakruti we not only concentrate on weight loss management but also modifies you lifestyle, so even after completion'


Aakruti is a slimming clinic Details
 Location :Chevayur, Calicut
Products Basic program (A1) Advanced program (A2) Ultra slim program (A3) Intense QT (A4) Spot Reduction (A5) Face Lift (A6) Bust lift (A7)
Phone Calicut : 0495 6060602, Thrissur : 0487 6060609,  Contact phone number:9497160602
Mobile : 9544157555 Email enquiry@myaakruti.com
Website http://www.myaakruti.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/myaakruti
Chief Physiotherapists: Dr.Louisa princy David (PT) MPT, MIAP Dr. Lijesh John (PT) HCPC, UK
'Aakruti' will be inaugurated by Asif Ali on September 9, 2015 at Chevayur, Calicut at 9:30 a.m.

6/30/2015

Laksyah.com Kavya Madhavans online clothing store


Actress Kavya madhavan is going to launch a new online store for clothes. She said it in a recent interview that the new store will be a complete cloth store for women. She also added that she will be giving opportunities to new designers to launch their clothing collections through her online store.

Actress Kavya Madhavan has decided to handle both films and business together and joins the bandwagon of an actress cum businesswoman. Unlike other actresses who own a beauty parlour or Bouthiq, she is going to start online business ventures. Her parents and brother is there to help her. Clothing business is also not new to her family. Her father earlier owned a textiles in Neeleswaram.

Kavya's online store is  named as laksyah.com. Its facebook page is available  now. https://www.facebook.com/laksyah 

Laksyah details
To visit store 
 The Design House, C-3, GCDA House, Mavelipuram, Kakkanad, kochi

Contact Details
Tel: +91 914 220 2222 support@laksyah.com Mon to Sat 9.30am to 6.30pm IST
Whatsup number: +91 9656303333

Site Name
http://www.laksyah.com/
Fcebook Page
 https://www.facebook.com/laksyah

Update: Laksyah is a ladies boutique for ladies saree, salwar, ethnic wear, western attires and also a grand collection for accessories and ornaments. The head office and warehouse is said to be in Kochi. Laksyah’s small store will start soon by third week of June. The official launching of the online store was on 26 June 2015 by Actor Mammootty. Many celebrities were present and a fashion show was also conducted.

10/03/2014

Cancer Wardile Chiri -Memoirs by Actor Innocent on his recovery from Cancer

Cancer Wardile Chiri is a book written by Film Star and MP Innocent.The book was released by Mathrubhumi Books in December 2013. Now its fifth edition is avaialble.

The introduction of the book was written by Dr. V P Gangadharan. Innocent in his book narrates his experiences during the time of cancer and how he faced it.



Details of the book

Publisher :Mathrubhumi
Language :Malayalam
Edition :5
Price : Rs 100
ISBN : 978-81-8265-872-1

This memoir is about actor Innocent's miraculous recovery from the clutches of the deadly disease with the help of medicine, mind power and laughter. He has written in this book about friends who visited him during the period, his association with Alpha Palliative Care, his interaction with people who approached him with various treatments during that time. He narrates his experience with the disease and how he overcomes the trauma in a humorous manner. Sreekanth Kottakkal helped him to write the book in this format.

His story is inspiring to all those hopeless people who have cancer.

9/03/2014

'Playing It My Way'-Sachin Tendulkar to launch his autobiography on November 6, 2014

Sachin Tendulkar, the most celebrated Indian cricketer of all time, the highest run-scorer of International cricket , announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 16 November 2013 after playing his 200th and final test match against West Indies in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.   

He was awarded  Bharatratna-India's highest civilian award-on the day of his retirement.

Now he is ready to share his remarkable journey from suburban Mumbai, playing his first international game at the age of 16, till his retirement at the age of 41- in the form of a book, an autobiography ' PLAYING IT MY WAY' . The book will be released on 6 November 2014.

The front cover of the book shows Tendulkar raising his bat while walking away from the field one last time after his knock of 74 against the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium on November 15.

The details of the book PLAYING IT MY WAY are given below.
Author - Sachin Tendulkar
Language -English
Publisher -Hodder & Stoughton (worldwide) Hachette India (In the subcontinent)
Publication date- 6 November 2014
Media type -Print (Paperback)
Pages-496

Sachin Tendulkar  delighted on the release of his book and on his facebook page he said

 "I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that’s the way I have always played the game. It would require talking about a number of aspects I have not shared in public before. So here I am, at the end of my final innings, having taken that last walk back to the pavilion, ready to recount as many incidents as I can remember since first picking up a cricket bat as a child in Mumbai thirty-five years ago."

4/09/2014

Kadhayil Alpam Kavyam -Memoirs of Kavya Madhavan to release on 11 April 2014.

Kadhayil Alpam Kavyam is the first book of Actress Kavya Madhavan. The Memoirs by Kavya Madhavan is going to be released on Friday, 5 PM , April 11, 2014 by Mathrubhumi Books.

The official launching of the book will be carried out in a function organised by Mathrubhumi Books at K P Keshava Menon Hall in Kozhikkodu , Kerala. Famous writer C.V.Balakrishan will  release the book by handing over a copy to Script Writter Deedi Damodaran. Kavya Madhavan will be giving a speech in the function.

Kadhayil Alpam Kavyam is the compilation of the autobiographical articles by Kavya published  in Grihalekshmi Magazine by Mathrubhumi.  Madhu K Menon helped Kavya to write this book.


Details of the Book
Kadhayil Alpam Kavyam -book by Kavya MAdhavan
Title : Kadhayil Alpam Kavyam
Author : Kavya Madhavan
Category :  Autobiography
Publisher : Mathrubhumi Books
Pages : 122
Price in April 2014  :Rs 100
Language: : Malayalam

In this book she narrates her journey as a girl from a small village Neelswaram in Kasargod district in Kerala to celebrity till today. She focuses not on the glitter and glamour, instead on her interaction with the real human beings behind the celebrity faces she met during her journey as a child artist to the top heroin of Malayalam Movies.

This is also an opportunity for the readers to know the real Kavya Madhavan. The book also offers color pictures from the life of Kavya Madhavan.

Kavya Madhavan is an established actress in Malayalam Cinema. She made her debut in malayalam movies as a child artist when she was 7 years old through the movie Pookkalam Varavayi and as a heroine through Lal Jose Movie Chadranudikkunna Dikkil. She has more than 70 movies in her credit. Kavya  is the two-time winner of  Kerala state award for best actress.

3/19/2014

Sallapam - Memoirs by Manju Warrier | Second Edition released

Sallapam is the first book of Manju Warrier.  The second edition of the memoir of famous actress Manju warrier is released by DC books. Its first edition was completely sold out.

This book has 13 chapters. In this book Manju warrier narrates the coincidences that have been happening in her life for some time. 'Sallapam' is the compilation of the autobiographical articles published with a name Oru Poo Viriyum Pole in Grihalekshmi Magazine by Mathrubhumi.

N Jayachandran helped Manju Warrier to write this book. The preface by famous dubbing artist Bhagyalekshmi making this book more attractive.

The official launching of the  book was Oct 4, 2013 at a function organised as as part of the 18th International Book Festival in Thiruvananthapuram. Bhagyalekshmi, members of Tranancore royal family and other celebrities from film world attended that function.

On her talk during the book release function Manju Warrier said, “I am not a writer. I am not even confident about my vocal abilities. However, with the right guidance I could write this book,”.

In this book she narratesd her experience during her journey as a girl from a small village 'Pullu' in Thrissur district in Kerala to celebrity till today. The memoirs includes recollection of events in school youth festival,during her entry into the film world and her life so far as celebrity, in a honest and simple way.

Title : SALLAPAM
Author : Manju Warrier
Category : MEMOIRS
Publisher : LITMUS : An imprint of DC Books
Edititon : 2
Number of pages : 102
Language: : Malayalam

Manju Warrier is a popular malayalam Film actress. She rose to fame with just 20 movies, with a debut film Sakshyam. She got the title of 'Kalathilakam' in Kerala State School Youth festival two times.

She married malayalam actor Dileep on 20 October 1998 and they have a daughter named Meenakshi. She is also the winner of Kerala State (for the movie Kannezhuthipottum Thottu) and National film (Special Mention) awards for best actress.

 Actress Manju Warrier, who quit the film industry 14 years ago, is all set to return to the big screen through Roshan Andrews movie ' How old are yow'

12/16/2013

Shakeela Athmakadha - Autobiography of Shakeela is released.

Actress Shakeela's autobiographys is now available in malayalam with a title Shakkeela -Aatmakadha. Shakeela mostly acted in film industries of Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, and Kannada languages.She had acted more than 110 movies, mostly in B grade movies.

Shakeela debuted through the Tamil soft porn movie, ‘Playgirls’ at the age of 20 as a supporting actress. Her big hit film was Kinnarathumbikal in Malayalam, which brought her under limelight. The returns on these films are assured even if they run only in 30 to 40 stations. Her popular B-Grade films were dubbed and released in almost all Indian languages.

She acted in more than 110 movies. She has also participated in Bigg Boss Kannada 2 .Shakeela has started appearing in comedy oriented family character roles in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada since 2003

This  autobiography is supposed to include all her acquaintances with notable film personalities, politicians and childhood friends



Shakeela Athmakadha Details : Edition : 1 Publisher : Olive publications , 
Pages: 242
Size: Demy 1/8
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 2013 October


9/11/2013

Navyarasangal - Memoirs by Navya Nair

Navyarasangal a memoirs of Navya Nair, film actress and dancer is released on 11 September 2013.

Navyarasangal has 9 writeups with a foreword by Chandramathi.

In a recent function Manju warrier released Navya Nair's book. It is not an autobiography but a collections of events she wants to share. It is also her journey from a school student to a renowned actress. She uses 'Nava rasangal' in her book to link her journey inside and outside film world .

Sugatha Kumari released the first book written by Navya Nair and Manju Warrier received the first copy of the book. The book is published by Olive publications

Title: Navyarasangal
 Pages: 74
Size: Demy 1/8 Binding: Paperback
Edition: 2013 February Publisher:Olive / Papiyon / Harmony

7/27/2013

Oru Poo Viriyum Pole - Manju Warrier's autobiography to appear in Grihalakshmi Magazine

After the successful launch of website and official Facebook Page page, Manju warrier will be celebrating her return to film field with the release of her memoirs  through  Grihalakeshmi magazine and the literary work has been titled ‘Oru Poo Viriyum Pole’.

Oru Poo Viriyum Pole” (Like the blossoming of a flower) is the autobiography of Manju Warrier which will start appearing in Grihalakshmi from August issue.