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Friday, May 27, 2022

Anjali Jha


Humanoid robots are here to help doctors in Covid-19 fight
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

Right from disinfecting floors, carrying out temperature checks to arranging a video call with doctors in case of an emergency, the robots in Indian hospitals are doing all this and much more

Dying crafts of India: Into the world of colourful Rogan textile art
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

Initially, Rogan graced mainly ghaghra-cholis, bridal trousseaus, bedsheets, and tablecloths but they now adorn more contemporary items

Covid-19 ward doctor: ‘I am always anxious about my family, but have to do my duty’
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Once doctors wear the protective gear, they cannot use the restroom; and what makes matters worse, says Dr Aparna Mahajan, is that “the PPE kit causes a lot of sweat, and even the face shield becomes foggy that comes in the way of examining patients".

The 2020 Indian wedding has a new essential: Matching face masks
Fri, Jun 12, 2020

Who would have ever imagined that surgical face mask covering mouth and nose would be worn by a bride? Covid-19 kind of broke all the must-haves of an Indian wedding.

Menstrual cups: The sustainable and eco-friendly period partner
Fri, May 29, 2020

Menstrual cups are not just sustainable in nature, but eco-friendly as well. Unlike sanitary napkins or tampons, they do less damage to the environment.

Soha Ali Khan: I don’t really cook, but have been experimenting during lockdown
Wed, May 20, 2020

"I love reading and during this time, I have also begun reading children’s books aloud – so my daughter learns something new, and I’m hoping she too picks up the habit when she’s older," says Soha Ali Khan.

Netflix and chill became my motto, says Covid-19 survivor
Tue, May 19, 2020

With no signs of cough or fever, Nikhil Patil didn't expect his test results to come back positive, but took it in his stride. He recalled, "The very first sign was when I lost sense of taste."

Weddings in the time of Covid-19: Some hits, mostly misses
Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Like all activities involving a crowd of people, the lockdown has also thrown wedding plans in disarray. Couples who were all set to take their vows, after having spent a long time planning their perfect wedding, have had to hit the pause button.  

Thappad promotions⁣: Taapsee Pannu, stylist Devki bring repurposing in vogue
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

"It was Devki’s idea to style the same piece in more than one way, which also promotes the fact that celebrities believe in repeating outfits and also helps the stylist to creatively explore more ways of styling a garment," says Taapsee Pannu.

Being an actor was perhaps a catalyst for my weight loss, but it had to happen anyway: Sara Ali Khan
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Sara Ali Khan Interview: Just before Love Aaj Kal actor walked for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, she talked about her love for white chikankari suits, her physical transformation, sustainable living and of course fashion.

Beyond religion: How these couples have made their love stories a success
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Bitter opposition, violence and fatal interventions are common in Hindu-Muslim marriages. But can any amount of hurdles stop a true blue love story from coming to fruition?

Banarasi silk industry suffers due to coronavirus outbreak
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

Due to the deadly virus that originated in Wuhan city, India has imposed restrictions on travel and import of 1500 tons of silk from China.

Not just Ranveer — Bollywood men’s bold, quirky fashion moments in 2019
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

This year we bring some of the most path-breaking sartorial picks made by our favourite men, who have added their desi charm to their statement outfits.

From polka dots to plaids: Classics that made a comeback in 2019
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

Here are some of the fashion trends that we saw in 2019, and we hope they stay longer.

Sitting is the new smoking, says model, actor and doctor Aditi Govitrikar
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Model and actor Aditi Govitrikar, known for films like Paheli and 16 December, may not have made an appearance on the silver screen lately, but the versatile lady is sending the right message as a wellness expert.

Catching up with the showstopper couture cakes in India
Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Did you ever imagine the gigantically decked up cakes that you see on your Instagram feed or on celebrity weddings and birthdays are made with the help of carpenters and electricians?

World Mental Health Day 2019: Why we need to talk about postnatal depression
Thu, Oct 10, 2019

In the Indian community, while it's said that “a baby is not born to a couple but to the neighbourhood and the extended family”, we still see an increasing number of women in India succumbing to postpartum depression.

Ramleela 2019: The gender-bending men who bring mythology to life
Tue, Oct 08, 2019

Men of many acts: If we go back in our history, the trend of men playing female roles for acts like Ramleela has been a constant, spilling over into contemporary times.

Know your fabric: Why ‘freedom’ weave khadi is becoming a millennial pick
Wed, Oct 02, 2019

The cotton weave makes it breathable, though the cloth may also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha, something that was famously used by Gandhi to weave his dhoti.

Take a look at Kareena Kapoor Khan’s style evolution over the years
Sat, Sep 21, 2019

On her 39th birthday and after spending 19 years in Bollywood we take a look at Kareena Kapoor Khan's style evolution over the years.

This Delhi cafe is bringing back love for reading with a free book for every meal
Fri, Sep 20, 2019

The Nerdy Cafe: This quaint, cosy place in Said ul Ajab, located right at the turn, is hard to miss. From the outside, you can see the ceiling-high bookshelf through its glass walls.

Know how Ranveer Singh transformed from 86-kilo Simmba to a lean Kapil Dev
Wed, Sep 18, 2019

Right from shaving his head for Bajirao Mastani (2015) to flaunting his scars as Alaudin Khilji in Padmaavat (2018), and now getting into the lean physique of Kapil Dev in 1983, Ranveer Singh has done everything to get into the skin of his character.

India is home, a part of me, says Ukrainian filmmaker Dar Gai with two Bollywood films in kitty
Fri, Aug 09, 2019

Ahead of the screening of Namdev Bhau at the Indian Film Festival Melbourne, we spoke to her about directing Namdev Gurav, who has been working as a driver for more than 45 years.

Breastfeeding mothers must follow a balanced diet to lose weight
Wed, Aug 07, 2019

Lactating women need to eat at regular intervals and space their meals well between baby's sleep cycles. Some communities believe in lactating women taking loads of ghee in order to enhance milk production.

Why some people are happy being their own best friend
Mon, Aug 05, 2019

Friendship Day 2019: A lot of people are living life on their own terms, without a best friend or BFF and it's pretty normal. So, if you're one those people, remember not to judge yourself as it's not a life crisis.