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23 Mar 2019

How to get over a break-up

23 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

There’s no way to sugar-coat it, break-ups are rough.

Bery, Bery Burberry!

23 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

Shobha was wearing the new Burberry jacket that her brother had gifted her for birthday. It was a gorgeous quilted jacket, with the Burberry check on the upturn of the sleeve, quiet and elegant.

Fluffy banana and sultana pancakes

23 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

It is weekend and the right time to indulge yourself.

Keeping it local

23 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

Chef@Heart, Chef@Soul, Author, TV Show Host, MasterChef India Judge, Foodsufi — that is how Chef Ranveer Brar describes himself on his Instagram and Twitter handles.

Food for thought

23 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

The Delhi Government recently drafteda policy to check wastage of foodat social functions in the NCR.

16 Mar 2019

Older couples laugh more, bicker less

16 Mar 2019 | 2:08 AM

Do you find yourself arguing frequently with your partner in the early stages of a relationship, wondering whether the petty squabbles will ever die down? According to a recent study, arguments that occur during the early and middle stages of a marriage are likely to be replaced with humour in later years.

Love in twilight zone

16 Mar 2019 | 2:08 AM

Not too far back, when actress Neena Gupta, then close to 50, tied the knot, more than the eyebrows were the toasts that were raised!

As the rhythm evolves

16 Mar 2019 | 2:08 AM

Bruce Springsteen finally decided to bring his highly acclaimed Broadway show to a recorded format.

Not a Smart City

16 Mar 2019 | 2:08 AM

There is no way that Chandigarh can make claims for a Smart City. Traffic woes on the road; no idea about managing parking lots; daft policies of not opening up parking lots till midday; and street vendors taking over the city. City Beautiful is fast degenerating.

Trees for grooms

16 Mar 2019 | 2:08 AM

As we sat down with our respective lunches in the office cafeteria today, Sabrina told Shobha: I was thinking of having some friends over for a traditional meal on Saturday. Do you think you could give me a leaf from your banana tree? I’ll cut them up and serve on banana leaf plates.

09 Mar 2019

Regional platters

09 Mar 2019 | 1:43 AM

The cuisine map of India is indeed a crowded one with each region boasting of its unique specialities and ‘must try’ dishes.

‘Mooch’ ado!

09 Mar 2019 | 1:43 AM

It’s not fair! The male gender always gets the best end of every deal. They even get to keep the Abhinandan mooch! His gunslinger moustache is the fashion trend of the year and women simply can’t have one unless they paint one on or something.

Cooking to fame... slowly

09 Mar 2019 | 1:43 AM

Amninder Sandhu is the executive chef at Arth (Mumbai and Pune), a fine dine establishment that aims to introduce diners to the oldest methods of Indian cooking.

Internet@30

09 Mar 2019 | 1:43 AM

The Internet is 30. Not much, as human history goes. Certainly not much in cosmic terms, but here we are, looking at a world transformed in just three decades. It is the Internet and its use that has dramatically changed our everyday activities.

02 Mar 2019

Fling with spring

02 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

As extreme cold gives way to pleasant weather, sartorial layers come off, and the fling with the spring begins — read gossamer-thin, hand-spun Chanderi dresses, ruffled sarees, pastel palette, boho-chic vibe! One’s fashion persona is one’s own, but in case you’re looking for some tips, here’s your fashion inspiration for this spring.

Stoking the luxury of design

02 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

A warm, cosy home to come back to at the end of the day.

Horn not OK

02 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

It was a dark and stormy night, the rain fell in torrents, as said Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

A tough ‘period’

02 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

Overheard, a conversation between two 30-something women in a gynaecologist’s waiting room.

23 Feb 2019

A house for music

23 Feb 2019 | 1:25 AM

Daler Mehndi’s shiny blue velvet robe jostles for space with long play (LP) records here and Mahatma Gandhi’s letter finds a place along with rare musical instruments.

Metaphor for lost times

23 Feb 2019 | 1:25 AM

From his first piece written around 1943 for KA Abbas’ publication, Sargam, Bhagwan Das Garga came to be known as India’s pioneering film historian and archivist.

‘Joint’ account

23 Feb 2019 | 1:25 AM

My friend’s daughter, Sandy, and her friend, Catharine, are visiting India and, on their way back from Himachal, stopped by at my place.

Hitting the right notes

23 Feb 2019 | 1:25 AM

If one million views make a song a bona fide hit, in the world of Punjabi music, three to four million hits is a norm.

16 Feb 2019

Too mush!

16 Feb 2019 | 1:16 AM

As if it were not bad enough to have a Valentine’s week consisting of seven complete days where you must do immensely silly stuff to prove your love, I hear, they’ve started an anti-Valentine’s week too.

Fighting fire

16 Feb 2019 | 1:16 AM

“Man charred to death,” said the headline in bold print. Blood curdling first thing in the morning.

A dark, new alley

16 Feb 2019 | 1:16 AM

The steady rise in sextortion scam is rooted in the fact that a large chunk of population visits adult content on the Internet. Also, real recordings of individuals, lost or stolen from their computers, end up on the dark web.

When the last word is hers

16 Feb 2019 | 1:16 AM

Author Carolyn See once said, “Every word a woman writes changes the story of the world, revises the official version.”

09 Feb 2019

JLo, on marriage and growing up

09 Feb 2019 | 9:42 AM

Jennifer Lopez has opened up about how her views on relationships have evolved over time.

How we came to celebrate love

09 Feb 2019 | 9:42 AM

Loved by some, loathed by others, Valentine’s Day is widely regarded as the ultimate day of cheesy, unapologetic romance.

Revolt in the rhythm

09 Feb 2019 | 9:42 AM

The year is 1990. An electrical engineer from Lucknow quits his job to move to Bombay with dreams of becoming ‘Kishore Kumar’.

B’day cele’bray’tion!

09 Feb 2019 | 9:42 AM

“Your birthday party last evening was so much fun, Sabrina,” I said at the lunch table. “The food and drinks were delicious, and the cake was just beautiful!”

Falu’s song

09 Feb 2019 | 9:42 AM

Hindustani classical singer Falguni Shah, popularly known as Falu, is one of the Indian nominees at the Grammy Awards to be held tomorrow.

02 Feb 2019

Fuelled by air and water

02 Feb 2019 | 12:50 AM

As the world hurtles towards electric cars and alternate fuels, it is entirely possible that India could emerge as the world leader with an entirely new concept.

His old world...

02 Feb 2019 | 12:50 AM

The year 2019 marks the 10th year anniversary of the house of Rahul Mishra, a laurel that the self-effacing designer carries lightly on his shoulders.

Gully girls

02 Feb 2019 | 12:50 AM

Hum Khadar ki ladkiyan, suno hamari baat. As they stare into the camera and sing in unison, one cannot help but hum along. Their gaze is determined, their words eloquent and their message commanding.

The secular song

02 Feb 2019 | 12:50 AM

Dear Diary Didi, Hadd ho gayi hai. Can students not even pray without PILs being filed about it?

The King

02 Feb 2019 | 12:50 AM

Mark that face. It’s contorted in an expression of something that resembles intense hatred, revulsion. You’d be terrified if you encountered such a face in the dark of the night in a lonely street. Those eyes!