May 3, 2015

Time to Cross-over!

Volvo Auto India last week announced the launch of the petrol variant of V40 Cross Country in India. The V40 Cross Country which began its journey on the Indian roads in 2013 is now set to provide... »
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May 3, 2015

Ravan for generation next

Actor Aarya Babbar is ready for his second appearance on television with a new show Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman on Sony Entertainment channel where he will be seen playing the role of th... »
May 3, 2015

In love with life

While We’re Young talks about the differences between two generations. At what point in your life did you realise you were all grown up and didn’t belong to the younger generation anymore... »
NEW DELHI 29/04/2015: Fish and Chips at Diggin Restaurant at Anand Lok Shopping Centre in New Delhi on Wedneday. Photo: Hrishikesh Bhatt
May 1, 2015

Do dig in at Diggin

The other day, I made hay while the sun shone. I mean, I struck while the iron was hot. To explain in plain English, we had to go for a series of eye tests to a hospital in south Delhi. And in bet... »
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May 1, 2015

Dance of the alphabet

Many summers ago Prabhu Deva won over the Hindi belt audiences with his magical dance moves in the song “Muqabla Muqabla” in the film Hum Se Hai Muqabala. Since then he has been known for h... »
May 1, 2015

New age musicians

For nearly two decades, Delhi-based duo of Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, better known as The Midival Punditz, have created a revolution of sorts among music lovers, especially Generation X, with... »
Sangeeta Bahadur. Photo: Nagara Gopal
April 29, 2015

Building a new world

Back when she was 13, Sangeeta Bahadur began writing stories. “They were sweet romantic stories I wrote in long hand in notebooks. The pages were then torn and passed around my classroom. People wo... »
Bollywood actress Mughda Godse
April 29, 2015

Motivation the key

Last week my wife was complaining about how bored she was of the gym and her fitness regime. She whined incessantly about how bad she wanted to give it a pass. Only to conclude that she must wake u... »
Service to humankind. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar
April 29, 2015
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With open arms and heart

There are no free lunches. And in today’s career-driven times, people assess your worth before asking you to have a cup of tea. What you have seems more important than what you are. Yet, thankfully... »
Hussain Zaidi at Mist in New Delhi’s The Park. Photo: R.V. Moorthy
April 29, 2015
Table for two

Hitting back

Arriving straight from the airport author S. Hussain Zaidi, hardly betrays any sign of jet lag at Mist in The Park. The former journalist widely known for investigative, crime and terror reporting... »
May 3, 2015

The black shirt

One sees strange characters often in streets, bazaars or in courts, hospitals, police stations and in church, mosque or temple. One remembers a tall thin man with a leering look, wearing a black sh... »
Delhi batsman Rakesh Shukla snapped in the quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy cricket match between Delhi and Tamil Nadu at Madras in India on February 25, 1982. Photo: Hindu Photo Archives
May 3, 2015

The googly guy

How many first-class cricketers would have honed their skills at the official residence of the Prime Minister. A stunning example was Rakesh Shukla. “Lal Bahadur Shastri ji was the PM and his son,... »
KOCHI, KERALA, 19/04/2015: Comedian and actor Vir Das during an interaction with The Hindu Metro Plus in Kochi on April 19, 2015. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat
May 3, 2015

Simply incredible!

The “Unbelievable” tour is comedian and actor Vir Das’s most ambitious one so far, with 11 cities on the list and material that uses his own life as a kind of blueprint.A funny show, with so... »
May 1, 2015

Gaze at colonial India

History never fails to surprise us. As it leaps out of the walls at 1AQ at Qutub Minar roundabout in Mehrauli, one gets glimpse of life in colonial India. Culture and traditions, daily lives, diffe... »
May 1, 2015

A hero, backstage and front

When a journal completes half-a-century of its existence, it is an occasion to celebrate. A celebration is all the more called for if the journal came into being as a personal initiative of a pion... »
May 1, 2015

Music has its reasons

Congratulatory messages continue to pour in for Ricky Kej, composer-cum-music producer, who made the whole country proud by becoming the »
Chris Gayle in action
April 29, 2015

The problem of plenty

Do you remember who won the orange cap in the first IPL? Or who took away the purple cap last year? Do you care to look at the number of sixes hit by Chris Gayle in an IPL match? The fact is that... »
Cognitive behavioural therapy helps people to improve their state of mind.
April 29, 2015

Think better, live better

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is talking therapies that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave. It is most commonly used to treat   anxiety and depression... »
Dr. Ajay Yadav
April 29, 2015

Many hues of faith

Doctors heal with scalpel. They also heal with their words. At a time when the world is becoming divided between those who believe religion unites and others who hold it responsible for a lot of te... »
Cattle meat and soybeans are sources of essential amino acids required by human beings. Photo: M. Govarthan
April 29, 2015

Protest without reason

When one stops thinking rationally and joins a rat race mishaps are bound to occur. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and such other organisations have successfully turned vegetarianism i... »