Monday, Nov 24, 2014
November 23, 20141:01 am

Justice Leila Seth’s new collection of essays gently reminds that urgency was not a stranger to the UPA.

November 23, 20141:00 am

Who was Irom Sharmila before her extraordinary protest against the AFSPA took over her existence? As her fast enters its 15th year, a look at the life she has lost, and the memories that sustain her.

November 23, 20141:00 am

In a two-part series, a ready reckoner of the ‘dabbler’ ducks who come calling every year around this time.

November 23, 20141:00 am

As the famous song in Casablanca goes, a kiss is just a kiss, so what is the big deal about kissing in public?

November 22, 20141:37 pm

November is when Hungary - and many other countries in Europe - celebrate the feast day of Saint Martin.

November 22, 20141:03 pm

He weaves not just silk but words too. Like Kabir, he does poetry when he weaves and finds inspiration for his words from the weave and waft.

November 22, 20141:53 pm

Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the air around paper towel dispensers.

November 22, 20143:42 am

A book to be read and savoured even though the writer is gone.

November 22, 20143:31 am

Susmit Sen’s memoir traces his journey with the band Indian Ocean, but says little about his musical inspirations.

November 22, 20147:19 pm

From Flanders to Gallipoli, over a million Indians helped the British Empire hold the line in the First World War.

November 22, 201412:58 am

Here are some tips to make your transition to a sugar-free diet easier.

November 22, 201412:33 am

In actual experiments, stretching and toning regimens generally have little if any impact on people’s cognitive skills.

November 22, 201412:25 am

Studies indicate that milk may not only be unhelpful, but also detrimental.

November 22, 201410:05 am

Brown Bite, is a nascent chocolatier, enough to make trolley pushers stop on their tracks.

November 21, 20146:41 pm

It also quotes a paragraph from the book and alleges that the book has portrayed the erstwhile royal family members as 'gamblers and alcoholics'.

November 21, 20146:01 pm

Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future.

November 22, 20146:01 pm

Researchers have developed a method to estimate the dynamic changes in brain activity during the transition from wakefulness to sleep.

November 21, 20145:27 pm

Nando's, a chain of casual dining restaurants based in South Africa, has opened its third franchise of Flame Grilled Peri-Peri Chicken restaurant in Connaught Place.

November 21, 20143:42 pm

High in carbohydrates, it’s not too good for your waistline though.

November 21, 20142:28 pm

So where are you heading to this winter. Fuerteventura in Canary Islands offers the best value winter sun break for Indian families this year.

November 21, 201411:34 am

Now you can shop for musical instruments online by logging on to as it launches Musical Instruments & Professional Audio Store on Thursday.

November 21, 201410:38 am

Health ATMs, with a stock of drugs and other medical essentials, can soon become a reality in rural parts of India.

November 21, 201410:30 am

The collection, features objects spanning art, rare archival material, erotica, film and photography,

November 20, 20146:12 pm

Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you are texting.

November 20, 20144:14 pm

We often turn blind eye to the issues we don't have solutions for. So what do we do then?

November 22, 20146:08 pm

If you need help from men on the road, wear high heels. This is the message from a new study.

November 20, 20141:50 pm

If you hate your job because it requires complex work with other people or data, you may now discard the negative thoughts.

November 20, 201412:59 pm

Addictive. Potent Drug. Sinfully Spicy. Unforgettable. Here is a slice of the simple yet unabashedly exotic Maharastra’s cuisine.

November 20, 201411:00 am

Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara, ousted from her community, talks about bringing hope through her music.

November 20, 201410:45 am

A Honduran beauty queen has been found shot dead just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant.

November 20, 201410:37 am

In Sonthar Gyal’s award-winning film The Sun Beaten Path (2011), a young man walks back home along a lonely mountain highway, as he disguises the guilt of causing his mother’s accidental death. While the picturesque setting of the Gobi desert maybe a welcome distraction for an audience, Gyal’s film focuses on the deeper Buddhist attributes […]

November 20, 201410:31 am

It happened. And we didn’t even have to sacrifice to Great Cthulhu. Holy Smoke,which just raised shutters in Gurgaon, gives us the meaty mainstay we have been waiting for. The space is explicitly carnivorous, from the butcher hooks hanging from a faux rail to the monumental bar supported by moulds of very real goat carcasses […]

November 20, 201410:26 am

Two dance-drama productions of the Ramayana — Rukmini Devi Arundale’s tour de force spread over six days, and a loaded work by a young troupe from Varanasi — show how epic journeys are paved with contemporary concerns.

November 20, 201410:13 am

Do not fret if your child is playing Farmville on Facebook with his/her siblings or cousins.

November 20, 201410:11 am

Vitamin D deficiency is not just bad for your bone health, it can also result in various other diseases leading to an early death.

November 20, 201410:04 am

Certain fibres contained in prepared foods such as cereals, cereal bars, baking mixes, and drinks may cause a shift towards beneficial bacteria in the gut.