PARI, Feb 19: Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ponytail, high starched collar and dark enigmatic glasses who dominated high fashion for the past 50 years.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Everybody wants to maintain their look, nobody wants to look old, tired or out of shape. But it’s really hard to maintain appearance with the growing age. Most of the people feel disappointed when they notice their first sign of aging during the late 20s. This disappointment keeps on increasing with the increase in age and some people decide to go for plastic surgery, where surgeons can change and reshape the appearance of any body parts through surgery. The process can be used to fix problems like a mole, wrinkle, fine lines, scars and many more. Not just in aged people, the surgery is equally popular among beauty concerned youngsters.

NEW YORK, Feb 19: A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.

Julian Assange has been nominated for a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, according to the legal campaign to defend him.

LONDON, Feb 19: Japanese car maker Honda is set to announce it’s closing its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches.

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds.

The immune system is incredibly important, thanks to its role in fighting off dangerous invaders in our bodies. But sometimes it gets it wrong, targeting harmless proteins from things like nuts or dairy products and triggering allergic reactions that ironically can themselves be fatal. Now, researchers from Michigan State University have identified a mechanism that helps keep the immune system in check, potentially paving the way for drugs that could prevent allergic reactions before they start.

A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose "bad" fat, according to results from a new randomized controlled trial led by Wake Forest University researcher Kristen Beavers.

Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study reporting an improvement.

LONDON, Feb 18: Britain's richest man has been slammed for plans to move to Monaco to save billions in tax less than a year after being knighted.