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FOOD

Colaba's new Japanese restaurant offers the best of Japan on your plate

Colaba's new Japanese restaurant offers the best of Japan on your plate

Saizen, a fine-dining Japanese restaurant that opened its doors to patrons in tony Mumbai last week, offers a wide variety of delectable food in a regal ambiance

TRAVEL

Discovering Tyrol's peaks and meadows

Discovering Tyrol's peaks and meadows

After all efforts to find ideal skiing conditions on her vacation fail, Fareeda Kanga discovers a whole new side to the Alps in Tyrol, a state in western Austria. Dizzying views from atop the 9,400-high Valluga peak, a meadow full of Edelweiss flowers and local cuisine like none other leave her rather enchanted

DEAR-DIANA

'I am caught in an unhappy marriage...'

'I am caught in an unhappy marriage...'

I am 51 and in an unhappy marriage. I have a female friend who is single and in my age group. We keep in touch over the phone mostly due to office work...

TECHNOLOGY

Gadget review: A totally water-proof boombox

Gadget review: A totally water-proof boombox

I have to confess. I never waited for rains as desperately as I did in the last few days. Not because the heat was unbearable, but because I wanted to see if Creative's new 'weatherproof' portable speakers, the Muvo Mini could stand the Mumbai monsoon

RELATIONSHIPS

'The book was meant to be about sex'

'The book was meant to be about sex'

Debut author, Ananth has released his debut erotic fiction work, Play With Me, a heady roller coaster of sex, lust, attraction and relationships set in the backdrop of an urban Indian milieu

SUNDAY MID-DAY

A walk to remember

A walk to remember

From the office romance that blossomed into 19 years of marriage to her teenage twins who keep her grounded, from honing her leadership skills to dreaming of opening a restaurant some day, Abanti Sankaranarayanan shares her life story with Phorum Dalal

Today’s Horoscope

a

ARIES

It's a great day for romance! You feel full of zest and energy, something that enables you to shower your attention on your beloved.Read More

b

TAURUS

Exercise caution while dealing with people. You shouldn't rely too much on others, even if you trust them completely. Always be prudent to use your intellect and reasoning.Read More

c

GEMINI

You are likely to be the cynosure of all eyes today. Your exquisite sartorial sense, the way you carry yourself, everything about you shall attract attention to yourself.Read More

d

CANCER

The whole world loves a lover, they say, but today, when you shall scarcely be able to hide your happiness stemming from love, you shall find there are people who envy the lover too.Read More

e

LEO

The unshakable confidence that you have in your abilities shall enable you to excel in whatever task you take up and win accolades from everyone.Read More

f

VIRGO

There is a danger of not only becoming over-confident today, but also complacent. Try to sympathise with your loved ones, and look at things from their perspective.Read More

g

LIBRA

You may be spoilt for choice when it comes to matters regarding your career. However, before you decide on any path, you need to consult your elders and some experts.Read More

h

SCORPIO

Make use of your intuition to guide yourself in testing times. At the end, implementation of ideas is what matters the most, no matter how intricate your plans are.Read More

i

SAGITTARIUS

Work, work and more work is going to be your motto today. You may yourself be amazed by your dedication. In the evening you may relax with your beloved.Read More

j

CAPRICORNUS

Being firmly grounded and down to earth, you shall leave no stone unturned to achieve your goals. Your systematic approach will inspire others to follow suit.Read More

k

AQUARIUS

The troubled times that you have been encountering lately shall make you lean towards spirituality. This shall give you the requisite strength to deal with the challenges effectively.Read More

l

PISCES

The fact that your girth may be increasing, however imperceptibly, shall be a matter of concern today. It is bound to make you take a fresh look at your diet and lifestyle.Read More