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19 May 2018

When Kasauli came to London

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

With his characteristic penchant for self-deprecation, Khushwant Singh famously described himself as “not a nice man to know”, a phrase which he later chose as the title of his delightful memoirs.

Chequered course

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

If you too believe that the past casts its shadow on the present, you will understand why Samant Chauhan dabbled strictly in off-white for nine years.

The wheel’s still in spin

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

As America emerged as a nation, one of the first demands was for a railroad system for this vast country.

The last giggle!

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

“Girls, I finally saw Raazi last evening.

Managing type 1 diabetes

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

Often called a lifestyle disease, the awareness about type 2 diabetes is rising due to its increasing numbers in India.

Blocking enzymes could make cancer cells mortal

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

Scientists have found two specific antioxidant enzymes that are linked to making cancer cells mortal.

The easy road to slumberland

19 May 2018 | 2:16 AM

Sleep is not only a hint of lovely oblivion but is also extremely essential for a person’s overall wellbeing.

05 May 2018

Top gear

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

Lamborghinis, Porsches, Mustangs, Ferraris, Nissan GTRs — all lined up for one-on-one racing duels at weekends.

The quest for Android dominance

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

Having shipped over 70 million smartphones globally in 2017, HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia branded smartphone reboot, is now gunning for dominance in the cluttered Android marketplace.

Instant just deserts, please!

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

Shobha: Yes, I have some kheer, and talking of desserts, thank goodness that Asaram Bapu finally got his just deserts.

The Baghdad Battery

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

In the last couple of years, India has made some wonderful but weird claims.

Breathe easy: It’s manageable

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

Asthma is a chronic, non-communicable disease with no cure.

Counselling can help overcome erectile dysfunction

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

It has been said that the brain is the supreme organ in the human body and our physiological machinery operates after receiving instructions from the brain.

Weight-loss surgery bad for bones

05 May 2018 | 12:39 AM

A new study says weight-loss surgery can cause declines in bone mass and strength, and is linked to an increased risk of bone fractures.

14 Apr 2018

That tremor can be Parkinson’s

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurologic disorders, affecting approximately 1 per cent of individuals older than 60 years. It is a chronic and progressive degenerative neurological disorder.

How to make your child a healthy eater

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Did you know that a new-born baby carries the supply of iron that is borrowed from its mother’s blood in the womb? And this store can last the baby for a good six months.

Keep insects at bay

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

As the temperatures rise in the region, different types of insects also become active. Green grass, flowers in pots and the regular watering of these areas generally lead to the presence of mosquitoes, flies, ants and other bugs.

Housing sales, new launches up

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Housing sales rose by 12 per cent in seven major cities to 49,200 units during January-March period over the previous quarter on better demand from end-customers post enactment of new realty law RERA, according to property consultant ANAROCK.

Celebrating the spirit to build

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Imposing buildings and tall structures define urban spaces across the country. Commercial buildings, office blocks, malls, housing societies, villas et all hog all the limelight, even as the people behind their creation remain unsung and unknown to a common man.

FAR reaching move

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

The Punjab government has recently revised and revamped the building rules in the state, by liberalising FAR, with a view to revitalise the real estate and construction sector in the state. The move is also meant to pave the way for uniform and organised urban development.

How to tie a tie

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

This seems like a simple question for those who’ve been doing it since their schools days, but do you know your Windsor knot from your Pratt knot?

Anti-Juliet squads?

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

We had planned that everyone would get a variety of chaat for lunch. So, on offer were spicy dahi-bhalla, bhelpuri, papri-chaat and jal jeera. Then Sabrina initiated chat over the chaat.

Sport blue

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Last year was fundamental in bringing back blue makeup and it looks like it’s here to stay for 2018.

Make hay, make the sun shine

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Why must stubble be a problem, when it can be the solution? Each year end, smog engulfs North India and while stubble burning is considered to be the root cause, Diwali crackers are often used as an excuse to dismiss this issue.

The farm multiplier

14 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Last month Mohali-based Agnext, agricultural sensing and solution company, won the Karnataka Grand Challenge Award for creating a pest and disease surveillance solution by using the latest technologies in artificial intelligence, agriculture imagery and crop growth modelling.

07 Apr 2018

Growth momentum high in Hyderabad, Bengaluru

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Hyderabad and Bengaluru are at the top two positions in a list of 30 global short-term growth cities, according to property consultant JLL.

Matte magic

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

There is an increasing need and demand for a greener, though not always, but certainly more sustainable alternative solution to the existing ones in the consumer products segment.

The magic plays on

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Two years after her 2016 debut, No Burden, won her unanimous acclaim as one of rock’s most promising new voices, songwriter Lucy Dacus returns with a 10-track statement, Historian.

Shock treatment!

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Everyone had brought an after-meal meetha today.

The new liquor policy & 'honk-free city'

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Years ago, there was no clear policy on the location of liquor vends. They were an authority by themselves. For maximum exposure and sales, they set up shop on the highways, disregarding all aspects of road safety.

Etiquette up in the air

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Recalling the last time he flew home from the US makes Dhruv Amarnath see red. “It was the second leg of my long journey. Exhausted, I was looking forward to sleeping through the flight,” says the 23-year-old tech student.

Watch out against irregular back pain

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Spinal pain is one of the major health problems being faced by the people across all ages and all walks of life. Young, old, office-goers or blue-collared workers, all kinds of people are affected by back pain, with the type and severity being the only differentiators.

Iron out your deficiencies

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Iron-deficiency anaemia in India is rampant among children below the age of three (78.9 per cent) and women (55 per cent); men follow at 249 per cent, according to a National Family Healthy Survey.

Settle for a firm foundation

07 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Laying a strong foundation is the key to the structural safety, stability and long life of a house.

31 Mar 2018

Birthday bashing

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

There was a celebration on the table next to ours. Some of the young staff members were celebrating their colleague’s birthday with a very creamy cake and the inevitable pizzas and the animated, albeit tuneless singing of the happy birthday song!

Tech tales to read up today

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

You may say money rules the world, but it is technological advancements that are the true runners of our generation. Entrepreneurs are treated like gods and innovation takes centrestage. The techies are no longer nerds behind a computer desk.

They know what you did last summer

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

The past few days have seen #DeleteFacebook trend across social networks across the world. The backlash came amidst the exposé that Donald Trump’s campaign hired a data analysis firm called Cambridge Analytica that gathered data from over 50 million Facebook profiles to predict the behaviour of American voters.

Blood test to detect autism

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

Researchers at the University of Warwick discover link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma. Scientists have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children.

That’s dadication

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

Fathers often defy categorisation. There are those who never crack a joke with kids, those who only pamper, those who serve as tutors, those who don’t even know which grade the child is in. We are often introduced to the ‘types’ by people around us.

Needed a sensitivity for special care

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

Autism is a serious neuro-developmental disorder among young children that now occurs at epidemic rates in developing countries like India.

Life in autism zone

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

LITTLE ACTS: Most often what the world considers a personal misfortune seems to define your life purpose.

Strategy to sell

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

In the current real estate scenario, marked by weak demand and agonisingly slow sales, developers besides offering good deals and discounts, are hard selling their unsold inventory, with innovative and attractive mortgage schemes. This is being done in association with banks, HFCs and real estate marketing companies.

Veggie delight

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

The onset of summers is also the time to start planning for summer plants, including vegetables in your home-garden. If you are fond of home-grown vegetables but don’t have enough space for a kitchen garden, then growing these in pots is the answer.

Single in the City

31 Mar 2018 | 1:46 AM

Singles living in or looking for rented properties across the country feel that they are discriminated against in the rental market. For this bias most of the lifestyle-driven singles blame society in general and the housing market in particularfor bring regressive.