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  • Give your family gift of pure air this Christmas

    New Delhi: You must be getting ready to celebrate and rejoice the Christmas season with your near and dear ones. How about spending time in clean and pure air in easy ways? Priya Nair, Vice President - Home Care, HUL (Hindutan Unilevel Limited) on behalf of Pureit Air Purifiers lists the steps ...

  • Books as 'bombs': Opposition gets ready to unleash 'soft power'

    New Delhi: Keen observers of contemporary Indian literature would recall that a series of memoirs, which came to be known as "book bombs", critical of the then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, hit the stands just ahead of the 2014 general election. Four years later, it ...

  • World War I's forgotten violent aftermath and toxic legacy

    Title: The Vanquished - Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923; Author: Robert Gerwarth; Publisher: Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 416; Price: Rs 699Not all wars end when the fighting does is a lesson that we still have to learn. The First World War was supposed, despite all the upheaval ...

  • Fashion trends for bridesmaids

    New Delhi: A bridesmaid should ensure that her style game is on point to add to the glamour quotient of the stage. Picking the right outfit and jewellery plays an essential role in the overall look, say experts. Ranu Bathwal, Founder of Popup Galleria, and Sarika Naheta, Director at Jaipur ...

  • Influence of women in any field is good, says Farhan Akhtar

    New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker-singer Farhan Akhtar hopes that actresses backing films as producers is not just a passing trend as he believes that women's influence, irrespective of the field, is good for everyone. Over the years, actresses like Dia Mirza, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, ...

  • Decor hacks for cosy winter

    New Delhi: Go for fur, velvet and woven upholstery, and breakaway from regular floral patterns this winter. Choose oriental motifs and add some plants to your room to add a cosy vibe during winter, say experts. Neerav Jain, Founder and CEO of CityFurnish, and experts at Livspace, have listed ...

  • Persian odyssey: The ruins of Persepolis

    Hadish PalaceDuring my stay at Shiraz, I observed an unusually large number of people with band-aid covered noses. Being a former cop, my curiosity was aroused. Surely all of them were not involved in boxing bouts, I reckoned. On enquiry, I was informed me that Shiraz is one of the ...

  • Lata Mangeshkar on her association with Raj Kapoor

    By Lata Mangeshkar(Editors note: To mark the 93rd birth anniversary of late actor Raj Kapoor, a special book -- an experiment between a biography and an autobiography -- will be launched by his children Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Rajiv Kapoor on Thursday evening. ...

  • Who is common to writing rooms of well-known authors? Lord Ganesh

    By Saket SumanJust a few steps away from the busy Lodhi Road and its loud cacophony of car horns is a beautiful room that transports one to an overwhelming old-world-era amid the concrete jungle of the national capital. This is the room where Shashi Tharoor sits down to write.The room is well-lit ...

  • Try Indian spices to ward off winter sickness

    New Delhi: Try spices at home to ward off cough and cold. They not only emit tantalizing aromas and make your meals delicious, but also protect you from infections. Star anise can help fight sore throat, cardamom resolves digestive issues and nutmeg boosts immunity, suggest experts.Dolly ...

  • Make your eyes standout this festive season

    New Delhi: Work around your eyes to make a style statement in the festive season. Opt for bright coloured kohl pencils for the day time and invest in good eyelash extensions as they instantly brighten and define eyes, making the face appear younger, suggest experts. Elton Fernandez, make-up ...

  • Teaching cross culture: Time to move past theory

    A bookworm's concept of cross culture is an organizational environment where at various functional levels of the management the people involved belong to different countries and they communicate with each other working on a common goal of the organization. It is a workplace where individuals ...