Thursday, October 24, 2019
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19 Oct 2019

Don’t ignore this spinning sensation

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

MIGRAINE HEADACHES:Vertigo is a sensation of spinning dizziness.

Thrombosis, a killer clot

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

ADEQUATE HYDRATION:You might be shocked to learn that one of the leading causes of preventable deaths is something many people have never heard of.

Building a house? Always play by the rules

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Once you have finalised the city and the locality where you want to settle down, purchased the plot and hired the services of an architect to prepare plans and drawings and be with you throughout the construction, it's time to concentrate on the house plan and further aspects of construction.

Party with pastel palette

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Diwali is incomplete without the customary cleaning, decluttering and redoing of your house. It is a great opportunity to unleash your creative side and give your house not only a brand-new look but also add personal touch that reflects your personality and sense of style.

Too little, too late

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Walking in the park, I overheard a squabble between a young brother and sister: “Stop singing!” the boy said.

The magic of brown sugar

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

When I lived in India, we did not have an oven while growing up, so either we either used to eat pineapples with a little sprinkle of black salt and lemon on it, or mum would cut them in circles and marinate those with spices.

Doing more with sooji halwa

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Indian desserts can often be too rich and sweet for many people.

This Diwali, homemade treats

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Our moms and grandmoms dished out gleeful goodies for families and friends during festivals. We, however, chose to slur over the effort, conveniently tucking away the memories of those eats in some deep recesses of our mind.

Elec3ic!

19 Oct 2019 | 12:51 AM

Standing next to the lighthouse on the cliff, I looked down at the crashing waves and the white surf above which albatrosses and cormorants soared with wings stronger than the wind.

12 Oct 2019

Our killer highways

12 Oct 2019 | 1:59 AM

Most of the strictures in the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act are in favour of urban areas.

Micky’s kitchen adventures

12 Oct 2019 | 1:59 AM

After a vigorous walk, I sauntered into the matriarch’s house for dinner.

Of sentiments and optimism

12 Oct 2019 | 1:59 AM

Over the past 25 years, the band has released 10 albums with many side projects.

Gaming has new players

12 Oct 2019 | 1:59 AM

Ever thought about taking a dive into gaming but the steep buy-in costs like investing in a top-of-the-line console that will get dated in just a few years and acquiring expensive games seemed like a no-go? This might of your lucky year.

05 Oct 2019

Climate of tech

05 Oct 2019 | 12:42 AM

Nearly half of the tasks currently undertaken by humans could already be automated, even at current levels of technology.

Coupon ‘code’

05 Oct 2019 | 12:42 AM

“Nice haircut” I remarked to Mandy. “So, you did use the discount coupon that you purchased online, hmm?”

When you are at risk

05 Oct 2019 | 12:42 AM

In today’s world, an individual holds her identity in many forms.

Simply sustainable

05 Oct 2019 | 12:42 AM

We all want to do our bit for the environment.

28 Sep 2019

Not fine with fines

28 Sep 2019 | 10:44 AM

Such a hue and cry over the amount to be paid for violations under the amended Motor Vehicles Act!

Leave those kids alone!

28 Sep 2019 | 10:44 AM

I was invited to attend a teacher’s symposium where I learnt of a surprising impediment to the teachers’ professional lives and which impacted the teaching-learning process.

This Durga Puja, what’s cooking?

28 Sep 2019 | 10:44 AM

Durga Puja for a Bengali is all about kash flowers, the rendition of Mahishasura Mardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra on Mahalaya, the day marking the start of Puja, and shopping.

Here's how you can make your Navratri thali special

28 Sep 2019 | 10:44 AM

NavRatri, also known as Navratra, literally translates as nine nights.

21 Sep 2019

The other Arabic platter

21 Sep 2019 | 2:19 AM

Fast food has a new avatar in the 21st century. Be it the crowded bazaars of Mumbai, the glitzy international eateries of San Francisco or Melbourne’s Middle Eastern quarter, it’s the hummus-falafel fad that rules.

Rain, fury & a frog’s prayer

21 Sep 2019 | 2:19 AM

DEAR GOD:You’re the almightiest amphibian and all us froggys of Bhopal talab bow to you and croak out your name, but we draw the line at humans getting us married off without our permission.

Bom apetite

21 Sep 2019 | 2:19 AM

Love it or hate it, everyone has an opinion on airline food. After all, a meal on flight, especially a long-duration one, is an important consideration when it comes to choosing an airline. Frequent fliers are making sure airlines up their game as far as in-flight food is concerned.

Going Pro

21 Sep 2019 | 2:19 AM

The iPhone XR was Apple’s best-selling smartphone in the lead up to the announcement of the new iPhones on 10 September. So how does Apple make the device even more tempting?

14 Sep 2019

A gaping hole

14 Sep 2019 | 12:14 AM

What if this headline appears day after day, week after week, month after month? It would mean at the end of a year close to two lakh people had been killed.

That’s ‘hiss’terical

14 Sep 2019 | 12:14 AM

Madhuri, my help, walked in this morning and said Namaste didi without her customary loud joviality. One can always guess when Madhuri is not in the pink of health (or mood) by the way she bangs the door after her. The louder the bang, the sunnier the mood.

A leap in time

14 Sep 2019 | 12:14 AM

Those who have waited since 10,000 Days (2006) for a new Tool album will find much to feast on here.

Eco warriors

14 Sep 2019 | 12:14 AM

We have wreaked a near-irreversible damage to our planet. The air we breathe in is turning precariously poisonous, even as the agricultural cycles are getting disrupted due to changing global temperatures. India, too, has been reeling under its worst water crisis.

07 Sep 2019

Do you deserve it?

07 Sep 2019 | 9:29 AM

I went to visit my grand old aunt.

Beauty of simplicity

07 Sep 2019 | 9:29 AM

Known for his penchant to deconstruct, innovate and keep the ethos of the taste intact, Hari Nayak’s creations are a delightful take on Indian food.

Food for Ganesha

07 Sep 2019 | 9:29 AM

This September, the celebrative spirit enlivens India’s commercial capital Mumbai.

Old boys and their motorbikes

07 Sep 2019 | 9:29 AM

It was a dream that went back to the time he was a teenager — of doing a cross-country solo biking trip.

31 Aug 2019

The red triangle

31 Aug 2019 | 1:25 AM

You have heard of tennis elbow.

Overheard: A prayer to God

31 Aug 2019 | 1:25 AM

You may have noticed that I’m not kneeling before you while praying but sitting on the couch.

Fraud, via Google Search

31 Aug 2019 | 1:25 AM

Out of all the online frauds, Google Search fraud is the most overlooked one.

Time for digital detox

31 Aug 2019 | 1:25 AM

Inadvertently I took a break from my phone for a week.

Beyond the praise

31 Aug 2019 | 1:24 AM

Billie Eilish has spoken out against the way she is celebrated for wearing “baggy clothes”, stating that she thinks there is a “slut-shaming element” to the way people discuss her fashion sense.

Mother of scams

31 Aug 2019 | 1:24 AM

The matriarch looked up from the paper and chuckled — a rather unusual occurrence this early in the morning, when she deigns, in impassive silence, and communicates solely with her tea and newspaper.

For the earth’s sake

31 Aug 2019 | 1:24 AM

In a country like India, eco-friendly fabrics have always been part of the realm of regular life, much of it courtesy khadi, a symbol of Indian textile heritage.

Freedom with Fringe

31 Aug 2019 | 1:24 AM

You may have heard the sounds of silence but have you heard the electrifying buzz of freedom?