I have often wondered if shaadi.com or jeevansaathi.com were to create a subcategory of orphaned eligibles, would they be in overwhelming demand. Alas, like a perfect partner, that too, is an illogical dream.
You can have all the dumbbells, the exercise mats and resistance bands at home. It’s not the same as working out in an atmosphere where everyone is dedicated to self optimization.
Indian Matchmaking on Netflix is that rare show that bridges the gap between the Balika Vadhu and Four More Shots viewer.
However liberal one’s notions of beauty and sophistication, COVID and its masks have made everyone equally unappealing
Post pandemic holiday etiquette will involve a series of small and large shocks for travellers.
More and more, people are resigned to a new normal and willing to do what it takes to get back to our glorious existence of the pre-pandemic days.
Even the most optimistic amongst us have reached the conclusion that even if Covid-19 was to vanish overnight, going to the gym is not an option till things settle down.
This spate of new infections bring all our latent fears to the surface: no matter how much we try, can anyone really escape this?
Reports coming from across the border suggest normal life has resumed in China and there are signs people are out and about again. More likely though, retail therapy is a thing of the past.
Besides, amid such chaos and uncertainty, the kids are sad, too.
In our current dystopia, the fact is there’s nowhere to run.
The sight of cabin crew kitted out in PPE will be a sight to behold, a vivid and unforgettable reminder of our dystopian new world.
This surreal Covid experience has been a sobering reminder of our fragile mortality. The fact that the world has been upended by a faceless enemy qualifies as an amazing lesson in perspective.
Not only has the coronavirus brought the travel industry to a grinding halt, but getting over the fear psychosis it has created may also be a huge impediment to recovery.
There is no doubt that this gloomy atmosphere will pervade the rest of the year. Brace for more depressing news of a recessionary landscape, job losses and businesses winding up. At the same time, humanity is taking stock of this truly unique moment.
What’s clear is, it’s going to be near impossible to restrict millions from going about their daily routine if this lockdown gets extended again.
Post-Covid, we’ve all been besieged with impactful footage of how desperate life can be in India, a fact many of us had forgotten.
Fine the hell out of crank callers.
Digital education is here to stay
What the threat of contagion is going to do to how we socialise
Naming and shaming is an ancient tactic. Its consequences, as cruel as ever.
Price alone won’t determine a successful auction of Nirav Modi’s seized goods.
The Indian family is evolving. Don’t blame affluence for divorce.
Veganism, in a dog eat dog world.
The reality of urban love lives