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Season's greetings? Omicron dampens festive spirit, worries hospitality sector

December 25, 2021 5:22 pm

The party may not go on. But nobody can be sure. Be it Delhi or Mumbai, Kolkata or Bengaluru, optimism for a happy and healthy end to the year clashes with the stress of not really knowing what lies ahead. The mantra, as an industry insider put it, is cautiously optimistic

Festive skincare: Follow these simple tips for healthy and glowing skin

November 05, 2021 1:10 am

"When you are physically, mentally and spiritually balanced, you get a very healthy and glowing skin," Dr Nitika Kohli said

Bhai Dooj 2021: Puja Vidhi, Tikka Muhurat, Timings, Samagri, Mantra, Thali

November 05, 2021 2:14 pm

Bhai Dooj 2021 Puja Vidhi, Tikka Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra: The festival is known by different names across India like ‘Bhaiya Dooj‘, ‘Bhau Beej‘, ‘Bhatra Dwitiya‘, ‘Bhai Dwitiya‘, ‘Bhathru Dwithiya‘, ‘Bhai Phota'.

This festive season, balance your cravings with these simple tips

October 28, 2021 7:46 pm

"Keeping self-control might get difficult, but not so much if you strike a balance," Ayurvedic expert Dr Nitika Kohli said

Tips for redecorating your kitchen and bathroom this festive season

October 25, 2021 5:25 pm

Most modern-day bathroom and kitchen equipment is manufactured using sophisticated materials. So, cleaning them doesn't require you to brush them with metal bristles

Karwa Chauth 2021 highlights: People break fast symbolically, as rain and clouds engulf NCR skies

October 25, 2021 9:59 am

Karwa Chauth 2021 (Karva Chauth 2021) Live Updates: This year, the festival will be celebrated on October 24. The fasting timing is between 6.27 am and 8.07 pm and puja muhurat is from 5.43 pm to 6.59 pm. Moonrise is expected any time after at 8.07 pm

Navratri food: Some saatvik sauces that you can enjoy this festive season

October 10, 2021 3:52 pm

Navratras are more than just about potatoes and tapioca (sabudana), and kuttu pakoras (buckwheat fritters) and sweet puddings

Festive skincare: Five face yoga exercises for youthful, glowing skin

October 08, 2021 1:48 pm

If you want to have great skin, then along with yoga, also include a diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables

Covid-19: Things to consider to ensure a safe celebration in the festive season

October 05, 2021 7:27 pm

After months of isolation, it is understandable that people yearn for hugs from family members. But, there is no need to celebrate festivals by gathering in a crowd, warn doctors

Hair colouring at home: Learn about some myths and facts

September 13, 2021 3:22 pm

While hair-colouring may seem like a tricky affair, there are some myths that need to be debunked to make the process fun for people


Diwali 2019: Here is how India is gearing up for the festival of lights

October 25, 2019 12:09 pm

The streets, markets, offices, and homes are all decked up for the biggest festival of the year. Here are some pictures that depict festive vibes across the country.

Photos of gorgeous Christmas trees around the world 

December 25, 2018 1:37 pm

Apart from the winter chill, there is the smell of gingerbread cookies and fruitcakes in the air too! Click through the gallery to see gorgeous Christmas tree decorations around the world

In Delhi, craftsmen prepare Ravana effigies ahead of Dussehra

October 18, 2018 7:19 am

The stretch between Delhi's Tagore Garden and Subhash Nagar is where the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkaran and Meghnad are fashioned and parcelled across the country to be burnt on Dussehra.

Seven tips: How to avoid weight gain this festive season

October 21, 2014 5:21 pm

Worried about weight gain during festive season? Here are some healthy tips to bail you out.