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14 Oct 2017

Be autumn ready

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping and the air is becoming drier. Autumn has officially arrived.

Is your car the key to your kingdom?

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

My friend was going to open his shop in the morning and I was riding along with him. Very proudly, he showed me the key ring for his car’s key. It had just one single key.

This Diwali, let’s look back

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Where is that quintessential mithai ka dabba? Haven’t seen it in a while. It boxed humble, traditional Indian sweets and was tied with a sacred red thread.

Of the madness in verse

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Recorded over one night in 1976, Hitchhiker is an acoustic catalogue of Neil Young’s creative journey confined at a time when he was crafting great music, strong enough to last his whole music career.

Feel it in your bones

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

The rising number of osteoporosis cases indicates that India is suffering from osteoporotic epidemic.

Take charge of your joints

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Arthritis means inflammation in the joints. An early diagnosis can be important as it ensures that people can avail of timely treatment.

Home remedies for that bright smile

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

It is the festive season, a time to be happy and greet loved ones with a lovely beam. Try these simple DIY (do-it-yourself) tips for that sparkle.

Punjab on cusp of revival

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Change has been the buzzword for the realty sector in Punjab in 2017. With a new government in saddle and RERA and GST norms making inroads, the property market in the state has been dealing with change at all levels.

Health check-up for your home

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Jagvir GoyalHave you ever undertaken an inspection of your own house? If not, let’s do it now

Creativity & style — wall to wall

14 Oct 2017 | 1:25 AM

Artist and interior designer Shuchi Khanna feels that one tends to usually forget decorating the walls differently while decking up the house in the festive season.

07 Oct 2017

Don’t let it be a finishing stroke

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Stroke, the sudden onset of brain dysfunction from a vascular cause, is one of the most common causes of long-term disability among young women.

Google’s new line-up is ‘radically helpful’

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Hot on the heels of Apple’s big unveil comes Google’s big splash with a lot of new hardware that it has labelled ‘Radically Helpful’.

Sense of style

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

A job where going to work means hanging out with top actors of the film world. Where you get to dress up your favourite celebrities and know them personally.

Secret of staying young

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has revealed that washing just once a week is her secret to staying young.

Buyers’ body against builders

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

More than 2,00,000 home and commercial buyers belonging to various strata of society from across 11 states in India have come together under the aegis of RRM Foundation (Radical Realty Media Foundation) to fight against the unfulfilled promises and fraud of builders and developers across the country.

Tigers burn bright in the Sundarbans

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Ramen Mistry (55) climbed a tree to pluck some fruits during one of the fishing expeditions he undertakes for livelihood in the perilous Sundarban forests in the Gangetic delta.

Policy push to make affordable dream a reality

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Considering that the ambitious target of ‘Housing for All by 2022’ remains a tall order, the Centre and states have embarked upon evolving new housing policies and amending the existing ones to give momentum to affordable housing.

How healthy is your country

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

The Indian subcontinent is one of the healthiest places to live in with Afghanis being among the healthiest people in the world, according to a new research conducted by Clinic Compare.

Health capsules

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

According to a recent study, asthma increases the risk of complications during pregnancy and delivery as the patients suffer more often from pre-eclampsia (PE) and run a higher risk of giving birth to underweight babies.

Mechanics of a mobile garden

07 Oct 2017 | 1:13 AM

Pots form an important element and resource in garden design. They lend mobility and increase the ground coverage area in a garden by reaching even the inaccessible spots in balconies, staircases, periphery walls, projections etc.

30 Sep 2017

Will buyers bite the offer bait?

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Hope is riding high this festive season as market experts and developers are expecting buyers to shed their reluctance and finalise home deals. The slowdown hit sector is expecting a revival of sorts by the year end.

Realty’s sunrise segment

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Senior housing, that is usually defined as a mix of real estate, hospitality and care is set to become an important segment of the realty sector in the country by 2030.

Mohali among top 10 emerging cities

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Palava City and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra are the top two liveable emerging cities in the country, says a study by property consultant JLL India.

Weighed down by obesity

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Childhood obesity is a complex health issue and it further leads to several critical health problems.

For a healthy heart

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

A World Health Organisation report says every year 17.5 million people suffer from various cardiovascular diseases (CVD) namely coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, cardiac arrest, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia and stroke among others.

Make full use of free planning services

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

New materials, technologies and trends have changed the way we think about our house.

A metre of guard rail can save lives

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

“Three killed in freak accident! ” screamed the headlines and what was the freak accident?

Keep safe

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Every little step you take in the cyberspace is followed by the “permission” to access your location, media, contacts, etc.

Reality without add-ons

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

Remember Jaarvis from Iron Man? The sarcastic sidekick who helped Tony Stark become a superhero with awesome technical precision and swagger.

Pride walk on the ramp

30 Sep 2017 | 12:51 AM

As 16 participants waited to get onto the ramp for the finals of Miss Transqueen India, the first beauty pageant for transwomen in the country, Nitasha Biswas’ goal was clear — not just to bag the coveted crown but also seek empowerment for herself and her community, especially for those who wish to get into various streams of the fashion industry.

16 Sep 2017

Change the way you interact with friends

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

Facebook has created a new group video chat app called Bonfire. It appears to have been designed to encourage younger Facebook users to engage more with the site, but has only been made available to a limited number of smartphone users so far.

X marks the spot for Apple

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

The tenth anniversary of the iPhone is here, and with it comes the iPhone X (pronounced ten). Apple claims that it is the culmination of 10 years of design and engineering, and this device will serve as the anchor for the next decade.

...and how Samsung stacks up

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

The rains in Chandigarh have set new records.

Driving through water could kill engine

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

The rains in Chandigarh have set new records. In some places water was waist high. Common sense should have told you to stay at home.

How China turned the wheel

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

A new sight awaits a first-timer to Beijing as soon as the sweeping expressway from the airport peters out into more mundane streets when it hits the city proper.

Everyday habits may lead to spondylosis

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

Spondylosis is normally used to describe degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) of the spine. It is a condition that usually affects people over 50 years of age, but in today’s times, our present working environment and long working hours have made even youngsters predisposed to developing this condition quite early in life.

Take the teeth out of diabetes

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

Oral and dental health is one of the most neglected and overlooked aspects of general well-being because poor oral health primarily affects morbidity rather than mortality. But nonetheless it''s taken a as a form of ''silent epidemic'' which needs to be attended to on a priority basis.

Health Capsules

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

Mother''s breast milk can help premature infants get metabolic boost, says a new study.

Stage set for revival

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

The hopes of the realty sector soar around festive season each year and developers go in an overdrive to cash in on the positive buyer sentiment.

Why renting makes sense

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

In the current real estate landscape, though property prices have touched rock bottom, there are few takers for residential property and prospective homebuyers are preferring to stay in a rented accommodation than going for home purchase.

Realty Bites

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

JK Cement, India’s premier cement company will announce the 26th Architect of the Year (AYA) Award-2017 on September 17, 2017 in Coimbatore.

Keep sanitary fittings in shape

16 Sep 2017 | 12:17 AM

With more money now in the hands of people, the quality of a product being used in their homes has become more important and this is particularly true in the case of sanitary fittings.

09 Sep 2017

A thing of beauty may be misery forever

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Chemicals in beauty products can cause negative and complicated effects on women’s hormones and reproductive systems.

Late bedtime, less sleep can make kids gain weight

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Parents, you may want to put your kids to bed early as a recent study has linked late bedtime to weight gain.

Joint responsibility

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and can affect one or multiple joints.

Co-working spaces: Road to achieving ROI goals

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Over the past one-and-a- half year or so, the unthinkable has happened.

Get rocking aesthetically

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

We always look for natural elements to beautify our garden.

A case in point

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

A very interesting question arose in the case of Nikhil Mehta Vs. AMR Infrastructure.

Insolvency — the good & bad of it

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

The recent decision of the National Company Law Tribunal, Allahabad Bench (August 9, 2017) to admit the petition of IDBI Bank against Jaypee Infratech under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and also appointment of Interim Resolution Professional in respect of Jaypee Infratech to carry out the functions under the Code, has created huge public uproar.

Orange: New manly hue

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

An all-orange getup hasn’t always called to mind the most stylish of images — instead conjuring apparitions of traffic cones, bygone Tango ads or “Hot Mugshot Guy” Jeremy Meeks — but this season it looks like a heavy dose of vitamin C is in order.

Elsewhere, size zero models banned

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Two luxury French fashion powerhouses have joined forces to stop using ultra-thin models in catwalk shows and photoshoots.

‘Anti-white’ model dropped

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Last week, L’Oreal dropped Munroe Bergdorf, their first ever trans model, from their diversity campaign after a media storm which has seen her since branded as “anti-white” for statements that she made concerning the complicity of white people in widespread racism.

Rise of the underdogs

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

“Original music always finds its way to those looking for it and doesn’t need a handout from anyone,” says Kashif Iqbal, the lead guitarist of Bangalore-based rock band Parvaaz.

Unlikely stars spread hope

09 Sep 2017 | 12:18 AM

Thirtytwo-year-old Aasheesh Sharma has been struggling in Mumbai now for two years.

02 Sep 2017

Luxury loses steam

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Luxury home prices have seen a in the past few months in top ranking cities like Bengaluru and Delhi. According to the Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index Q2 2017amid a global pattern of weakening prices for luxury residences, a declining trend engulfed Indian metros.

Emaar appoints new directors

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Realty firm Emaar India has appointed Snapdeal’s Chief Strategy and Investment Officer Jason Kothari as independent director to strengthen its board and complete all its ongoing projects.

The ’70s are back

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Hot on the heels of the pyjama trend — a notion where what you might traditionally wear in bed, you wear outside too — swagged-out silk shirts are an unlikely menswear trend that’s seriously garnering strength right now.

Roads unsafe, bridges worse

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

From two wheelers to 18-wheeler behemoths, all types of vehicle can be seen on our roads. The roads, however, have not kept pace with the vehicles let loose on the highways.

Fashion for keeps

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Sustainable fashion has arrived. ‘Eco- friendly’, ‘organic’ or ‘green’ are no more mere hip tags. Fashion houses are actually getting into the serious mode.

Israel sways to Bollywood songs

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Deep inside the Jerusalem Cinematheque, a major hub of activity for film lovers in Israel, Indian cinema does have a significant, if not dominant, place.

The shape of things to come

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

For any nation to thrive, its citizens should have access to the highest standard of healthcare. In pursuit to provide the best-in-class healthcare facilities to the patients, adoption of advanced technology has become inevitable in the present times.

A dead end

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

One of the leading causes of pregnancy-related deaths is a condition called ectopic pregnancy.

Making of a mature market

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

Just as every cloud has a silver lining, the dark clouds of pessimism shrouding the realty sector for the past couple of years, too, have an optimistic halo.

Realty in digital avtaar

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

The prudence of investing in real estate has been under a scanner due to the shrinking ROI (return on investment) figures and it is in this scenario that the concept of investing in “virtual estate” is taking shape.

Avoid building a wall of conflict

02 Sep 2017 | 2:37 AM

While talking of houses and residences, ‘smaller is better’ is the new concept being embraced by Indians these days.