Monday, December 11, 2023

Editor's Picks

The Frozen Continent

The Proposal came via email. I accepted immediately, stars in my eyes. As the momentous occasion drew closer the last few months turned hectic –...



Make the most out of your walk

Walking is a cost-free, gentle, and beneficial activity for our well-being. But many of you might be surprised to discover that walking involves more...

Are you hungry or bored?


Tracking daily step counts

Over the last decade, smartphones have become ubiquitous not just for sending texts and staying abreast of news, but also for monitoring daily activity...

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Films & Music

Scandals Down The Ages

In this let-it-all-out on social media era, there is no such thing as a secret. Celebrities seem to carry out their affairs quite openly,...

The engineer and army gunner who gunned for the Pandavas: Gufi Paintal

The Shakuni Mama of BR Chopra’s epic serial Mahabharat Gufi Paintal alias Sarabjit Singh Paintal was three years old and in Lahore when he was suddenly...

10 Classic Jaya Prada songs

Hugely popular in Telugu cinema, Jaya Prada had a strong run in Hindi films from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. Admired for...

10 lyrical Anand Bakshi songs

To mark lyricist Anand Bakshi's 21st death anniversary on March 30, we choose 10 songs he wrote for composers Laxmikant-Pyarelal. They had worked together...


Wondrous things that have disappeared over time

Over the last few years, quite a few organisations have become redundant.  Not just large entities, some vendors, some occupations and foods as well. Here’s...

Those Were the Days

The memories of “those were the days” sustain and nourish us as we navigate the labyrinths of adulthood, writes Vandana Kanoria Skirts were mini and...


Ammonium – a novel taste is detected!

The basic tastes are fundamental flavour sensations that form the foundation of our gustatory experience. Traditionally, there are five primary basic tastes: Sweet: Often associated...

Are you hungry or bored?

You are most definitely not alone if you indulge in snacks out of boredom. It's almost natural to seek out a treat when you're...

Foods that are detrimental to your well-being

Let's be honest: we all have our cherished food cravings that crop up from time to time.  If you have a penchant for sweets...

Your kitchen is a healing haven

It appears that at every turn, a fresh and widely acclaimed superfood is celebrated for its remarkable qualities. Whether it's featured on a television...

Is Popcorn Gluten-Free?

Whether you're indulging in this savoury snack during a movie night, enjoying it on a road trip or savouring it as an afternoon pick-me-up,...

Spot the Difference