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Sonal Holland, India’s first Master of Wine: I think your work should speak for you
Published on Mar 06, 2023 07:02 PM IST
On the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8), Sonal talk about her journey to become India’s one and only Master of Wine
Home, interior decor tips: Avant-garde design treatments to look out for in 2023
Avant-garde are often characterised as innovative and daring designs, transforming interiors into art. Here are a few design treatments to look out for in 2023
Updated on Mar 06, 2023 06:58 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Holi 2023: Fun and festive decor ideas to add a splash of colour to your home
Whether you are celebrating with a large gathering or just enjoying the festival with your family, these ideas will help you create a festive atmosphere that will be enjoyed by all. So, let's dive in and explore some creative ways to decorate your home for Holi!
Published on Mar 06, 2023 06:44 PM IST
Interior designing tips for better mental health and wellbeing
Whether you prefer a minimalist or a maximalist approach to home design, the way you furnish your home, paint your walls and arrange your belongings can significantly impact your sense of security and well-being. Here are interior designing tips for better mental health and wellbeing
Updated on Mar 06, 2023 05:58 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Holi 2023 decor: How to bring in a positive aura through re-decorating your home
With Holi 2023 just around the corner, making your home a comfortable and welcoming place that your friends and relatives love can enhance your social life. Here are tips by interior design experts on how to bring in a positive aura through re-decorating your home this Holi
Updated on Mar 06, 2023 03:12 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Can’t give employees raises? Add benefits
Paid mental health days or a sabbatical program would boost employee loyalty without locking in the higher costs of across-the-board pay bumps.
Published on Mar 05, 2023 03:04 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
Mountains come alive in 'Pahad Ke Rang' art exhibition
'Pahad Ke Rang' is a popular art exhibition that celebrates the beauty and majesty of the mountains through a diverse range of artwork. After a hiatus, the exhibition has returned to the capital with an impressive display of 100 artworks.
Published on Mar 05, 2023 01:03 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, New Delhi
When far, far away ruins the fairytale: With Love by Simran Mangharam
Long-distance love is hardest when the love is new. To give a bond a better shot, it helps to build a base of time, trust and commitment.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:17 PM IST
Fantastic fungi and where to find them: Mycophiles in India
A new crop of mushroom-lovers are promoting a wide variety in India, as health food, health supplement and even eco-friendly packaging. They want you to know that The Last of Us has it all wrong, so wrong.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:05 PM IST
6 best gardening tips and tricks for beginners
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 12:40 PM IST
Look who’s talking: Vishal Mathur on how AI chatbots learn
As ChatGPT is joined by Bing, Bard and others, see what new services AI-driven chatbots are likely to evolve, how they learn (a lot of humans are involved), and what the real worries are.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 04:11 PM IST
For the record: A Wknd interview with historian Anita Anand of Empire
She has the popular podcast, Empire, with William Dalrymple; three books on India’s entwined history with Britain and a fourth one in the works. For too long, colonisers depicted themselves as heroes and Indians were in the backdrop of their own story, says the British historian of Indian origin. She’s now unearthing forgotten tales, placing new heroes and heroines in the spotlight.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 04:00 PM IST
Tips to bring minimalist interior design into Indian homes
Minimalism isn’t just a design style, it’s a way of life that celebrates a simple, clutter-free existence. Here is how you can bring minimalist interior design into Indian homes.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 03:53 PM IST
Lingerie wars: Meet the woman fighting a transparent bias
Geeta J, 53, is encouraging women to not fade into the background as they age. After modelling lingerie for Zivame, she has launched her own line of innerwear, which she models too.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 09:03 PM IST
More than a chill pill: Swetha Sivakumar on freeze-dried foods
They’re shelf-stable at room temperature, and retain much of their original textures and flavours. Freeze-dried foods were originally designed for space travel. See why they’re gaining popularity now.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 08:53 PM IST
Wrestling with the system: Rudraneil Sengupta on the sport’s athlete-led revolt
It has been inspiring to watch Indian wrestlers take a stand for their sport. Sadly, the steps they took next are derailing the movement.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 08:52 PM IST
Going through a phase: What accounts for our current obsession with the moon?
We’ve found evidence of water in sunlit spots, got new views of the ‘dark side’. Amid growing interest in its rare minerals, there are plans for humans to return. How close are we to permanent bases? Where do the Chandrayaan missions fit in? Take a look.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 08:14 PM IST
Why is there rust on the moon, and other lunar mysteries
There’s still so much we don’t know about this bare, atmosphere-less rock that was once part of our planet. New advances include a strange material found in lunar soil, unlike anything here on Earth; and a new theory about how rust formed on a satellite with no liquid water or atmospheric oxygen.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 07:59 PM IST
What foods can you freeze-dry? A quick guide via Swetha Sivakumar
From candy to meat, fruit and vegetables, a wide range of foods freeze-dry well. See which ones are most popular, and how the process affects texture and taste.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 08:00 PM IST
The fungus in The Last of Us is real. See why it couldn’t cause an apocalypse
A variant of the cordyceps does takes over and zombify its hosts, but they’re usually a species of ant. In The Last of Us, the fungus evolves to infect humans. See why that’s highly unlikely, and check out the real risks certain species of fungi can pose to humans.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Kashmiri artisan preserves centuries-old 'Pulhoor' tradition with govt support
A Kashmiri craftsman named Muhammad Yousuf Bhat is receiving government assistance to maintain the valley's centuries-old "Pulhoor" (traditional sleepers).
Published on Mar 03, 2023 01:42 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Srinagar
Egypt announces new Great Pyramid discovery
A team of international archaeologists used high-tech instruments to find a sealed-off chamber above the entrance to the Pyramid of Khufu. They expect to find more such chambers in the future.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 12:11 PM IST
Dispute over a Picasso: Is 'Madame Soler' looted art?
The heirs of Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy want the painting back but the Bavarian State Painting Collections sees itself as the rightful owner. An unresolved restitution case with a bitter aftertaste.
Updated on Mar 02, 2023 05:12 PM IST
Deutsche Welle | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
Types of brush strokes we need to know to be a good painter
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 12:36 PM IST
New moai statue uncovered on Easter Island
The moai was found lying in a dried-up lagoon inside a volcano crater, leading researchers to believe there could be more statues and archaeological finds nearby.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 10:54 AM IST
Explore the top 10 universities in the world
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 12:32 PM IST
Explore the five most expensive cars in the world
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 12:33 PM IST
Holi 2023: Best rangoli design ideas for the festival of colours
Holi 2023: If you need a tutorial to make creative rangoli designs or tips on skillful patterns to make your home stand out in a crowd of beautifully-decked homes this Holi, here are the best of rangoli ideas to try ahead of the festival of colours
Updated on Mar 01, 2023 01:40 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Exhibition at Alipore Jail Museum features artworks on ‘Freedom and Awakening’
An exhibition titled 'Freedom and Awakening' has opened at the Alipore Jail Museum in southern Kolkata, showcasing paintings from 23 artists such as Jogen Chowdhury and Shuvaprasanna.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 04:57 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Kolkata
Older women are doing remarkable things – it’s time for the putdowns to end
The stereotype of the old woman is anxious, dependent, useless, and a burden – if she isn’t a nasty, bitter old witch. Dismissing old women in this way renders them invisible because they are considered of no use to society.
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 02:27 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, Melbourne