There have been reports of a bumper crop in the region but a large number of farmers were hit hard by the recent unseasonal rain. In some areas, the wheat crop was totally washed away.
The Tribune correspondents check out the field situation in
Punjab, Haryana and
A WASH-OUT: Rain struck at a time when the wheat crop was just ready to be harvested.
Photo by Vicky Gharu
Fitness on the go
Portable fitness tools like
therabands, tubings, Swiss balls and calorie counters are the rage with the young, writes
as web journalist
Richa Misra was planning to leave office for the day, she got a
call from her editor that she would have to stay back for a
breaking news. She’d had a weary day but she knew there was no
escaping this urgent work.
Friends in deed
we have more empathy for friends
than for relatives? Yes, says a new study that looks into our
motives for helping those we know. Empathy is that
rare capacity to identify oneself with the problems of the
sufferer so completely that he or she experiences similar
feelings and states of mind, including a sense of sadness,
personal loss or betrayal. The emotional response can prompt
altruistic behaviour, like helping someone in dire straits.
Say it with tattoos
Tattoos have pierced into the Indian lifestyle in a new
avtaar. They are being considered by Gen X as the coolest way to express and emote, says
Shefali Jariwala in the Kanta laga remix, wooing her
boyfriend with the ‘I Luv You’ tattoo on her arm? That was
on the silver screen and way back in 2003. This year tattoos
have pierced into the Indian lifestyle in a new avtaar—they
are being considered by Gen X as the coolest way to express and