Life Style
Brazilian designer brings out Princess line for Indian market
March 22, 2017 05:59 PM

Princess-like ensembles by Brazilian-born designer Daniella Helayel, whose sapphire blue silk creation was worn by Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton when her engagement to Prince William was announced, will now be available in India.

The irreducible bond between photography and memories
March 22, 2017 12:57 PM

In today's digital world, where phones and sharing platforms have revolutionised the speed at which we transform the present into the past, we must ask whether photography has, in fact, become a memory.

Theatre, music, art under one roof at Navras festival
March 14, 2017 04:28 PM

Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) in the Pink City is all set to play host to the second edition of its performing arts festival, Navras and bring together some ethereal elements from the art, culture and music space under one roof.

Having children may increase your lifespan
March 14, 2017 01:10 PM

Although parenthood may have its share of woes, it could also hold the key to long life, particularly in older age, when health and capacity may start to decline, finds a new study.

Steeped in luxury, Dubai will awe you in more ways than you can think of (Travelogue)
March 13, 2017 02:00 PM

Board an Emirates flight and all the complaints that one is accustomed to in most budget airlines are instantly sidelined. Comfort and luxury set in as you prepare to take off. You land at a spectacular airport, drenched in glitz and pomp. This is Dubai, the city that literally spells luxury.

Savour sub-continental food at Hilton Chennai
March 13, 2017 12:44 PM

After India's frontiers got realigned during partition in 1947, the cuisine of the countries beyond our borders got confined within their own boundaries. To overcome that, the Hilton Chennai's Ayna restaurant is hosting an "India-Beyond Borders" food festival with vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Buying a pressure cooker? Here's your checklist
March 12, 2017 05:06 PM

Over the years, the quality and design of pressure cookers have changed drastically from being boringly normal to contemporary and stylish. Choose the size according to the number of family members you have and choose a cooker with thicker aluminium or steel walls, says an expert.

Hybrid smartwatch revenue to cross $1 bn in 2017
March 11, 2017 11:27 AM

The hybrid smartwatch segment will cross $1 billion mark in revenue in 2017, almost doubling annually, market analytics firm Counterpoint Research said.

Say bye to Holi after-effects with lemon, coconut oil
March 10, 2017 11:13 AM

Do you stay away from colours on Holi for the fear of its after-effects? Instead, stock up on coconut oil, sesame seed oil and lemon for post-Holi skincare regime, says an expert.

You too can gain super-sized memory with training
March 09, 2017 03:20 PM

Far from being limited to a gifted few, the ability to perform astonishing feats of memory, such as remembering lists of several dozen words, can be learned, say researchers.

Some easy ways to maintain your leather shoes
March 08, 2017 04:36 PM

When you spend oodles of money on a nice pair of leather shoes, it is important to maintain them well too. Add a layer of rubber at the bottom of the sole and keep your leather shoes away from direct sunlight, suggests an expert.

'Don't need favours, skills enough for women'
March 08, 2017 11:08 AM

Notwithstanding the notion that society is still discomfited by the progress of women, a clutch of female technopreneurs and faculty at Indias oldest IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, have called for inculcating gender equity in young minds and providing opportunities based on merit and not on gender -- emphasising skills and confidence are enough to climb to the top.

Yummy ways to consume iron, calcium
March 07, 2017 08:03 PM

Want to add iron, calcium to your diet in a yummy way? Try going for ingredients like sesame seeds, dried peaches and prune juice, says an expert.

How to make herbal Holi colours
March 07, 2017 03:34 PM

Stock your kitchen with beetroot, henna and flowers to make chemical free Holi colours.

Behind every satisfied career is good sex at home
March 07, 2017 03:30 PM

Maintaining a healthy sex life at home can boost your job satisfaction and engagement at the office, says a study.

Get the lingerie basics right
March 07, 2017 02:00 PM

Lingerie is the closest garment to your skin, hence proper selection and maintenance of undergarments is important to prevent infections, maintain hygiene, avoid rashes and offer comfort, says an expert.

Creativity gives women wings to fly (March 8 is International Women's Day)
March 07, 2017 01:06 PM

Three years ago, Malini Arora, 29, left a busy corporate job to satiate her itch to explore her creative instincts as a designer of contemporary ethnic wear.

Most Indian women prefer men to make first move
March 06, 2017 07:00 PM

 If it's dating, it's men first and not ladies, reveals a survey.