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  • AI, analytics not the fiefdom of a few businesses

    Title: AI atitle: AI and Analytics: Accelerating Business Decisions; Author: Sameer Dhanrajani; Publisher: Wiley; Pages: 372; Price: 599 Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) -- concepts that seemed to be lofty ideals not so long ago -- have suddenly started sounding all too familiar thanks...

  • How to manage your expenses so you are never broke

    Mumbai: Are you someone that likes living life on the edge, from salary to salary, buying something as and when you set eyes on it, without worrying about your savings, and a "dekha jayega" attitude? That may seem cool -- but it's also a short cut to financial disaster.Walnut App CEO and...

  • The ignored, inconvenient truth about the Islamic State

    Title: The Way of the Strangers - Encounters with the Islamic State; Author: Graeme Wood; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 352; Price: Rs 499It is very easy to dismiss terrorists, especially those of a fundamentalist religious persuasion, as a group of savages in unstable or failed states...

  • The demoted sun god is back for a tougher mission

    Title: The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo Book 3); Author: Rick Riordan; Publisher: Puffin/Penguin Random House; Pages: 448; Price: Rs 599The path from humanity to divinity may be long and hard -- but it can be twice as excruciating in the other direction. And Apollo, the Greek god of the Sun...

  • Hair, beauty trends for the summer bride

    New Delhi: With the bridal season comes the makeup, skin and haircare woes. Confused weather conditions, use of excessive chemicals to fight the sweaty sufferings and over the top outfits just add up to the misery so this wedding season make sure you are looking like a diva in easy...

  • Alan Alda's method to relearning the key of successful communication

    Title: If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?; Author: Alan Alda; Publisher: Random House; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 699 Communication is the basis of human relationships and most of our endeavours. But increasingly, it takes place between scientists and politicians, doctors and...

  • Taking vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams

    Sydney: If you want to remember your dreams, taking vitamin B6 supplements before going to bed may help, suggests new research from University of Adelaide in Australia. "Our results show that taking vitamin B6 improved people's ability to recall dreams compared to a placebo," said study...

  • A murder most foul in the Delhi Durbar - but royal too?

    Title: Death at the Durbar; Author: Arjun Raj Gaind; Publisher: HarperCollins India; Pages: 368; Price: Rs 399 It is India in 1911 -- the Raj's high-point, with the King Emperor setting foot in his prized dominion for the first time. The colonial administration is sparing no efforts to mount...

  • Bridal Brigade: Get the perfect wedding gown

    Bengaluru: Every girl dreams of her wedding dress since she were five and knows the exact specifications she wants down to the last sequin. But finding that dream gown can be very stressful. For many women, it would be the most expensive gown they own and the pressure to own the perfect...

  • 'Timing' ourselves for a more happy and successful life

    Title: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing; Author: Daniel H. Pink; Publisher: Canongate; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599 Many of us have heard the proverb "strike when the iron is hot" (or its equivalents), but like all such sayings, rarely do we apply it to ourselves. We do understand the...

  • 6 herbs to include in your daily diet for a healthier, happier you

    New Delhi: Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming difficult. Incorporating relevant herbs in your daily diet is the first step towards a healthier you. Ayurveda texts and modern research say that herbs contain compounds that have beneficial health...

  • Saris need special care. Here are a few important tips

    New Delhi: Whether it's a Banarasi variety or the six-yard wonder in chanderi or tissue, saris need to be kept well to be preserved for years altogether, say experts. Vineet Chhajer, Director, Vineet's Sarees, suggests:* For koras, organzas and chanderis: They should be rolled around...