17 Mar 2016
New York: India did not make any improvement in its happiness quotient, ranking 118th out of 156 countries in a global list of the happiest nations, down one slot from last year on the index and coming behind China, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
21 Apr 2016
New York: In one of the largest studies on the genes involved in human behaviour, a team of over 190 researchers from 140 institutions in 17 countries has found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
10 Apr 2016
London: Money can buy happiness, if those purchases fit your personality, says a study, adding it may be strongly linked to greater life satisfaction than your total income and total spending.
11 Feb 2016
Dubai: The United Arab Emirates yesterday named women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female for youth affairs.
09 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood's lovely ladies Sushmita Sen, Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Lara Dutta Bhupathi have wished Bipasha Basu and her bridegroom-to-be Karan Singh Grover a "lifetime of happiness" following news that they will wed on April 30.
13 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Priyanka Chopra, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of 'warmth', 'happiness' and 'prosperity' on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India.
09 Jan 2016
Washington DC: A recent study has claimed that valuing time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness.
30 Dec 2015
Toronto: In some good news for shopaholics, scientists have found that material purchases can provide more frequent happiness over time.
22 Dec 2015
Toronto: Material purchases, from sweaters to tablet computers, provide more frequent happiness over time, whereas experiential purchases like a trip to the zoo provide more intense happiness on individual occasions, says a study.