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Food special: Is Kolkata fish bhetki replacing the Vietnamese basa?

Food special: Is Kolkata fish bhetki replacing the Vietnamese basa?

Not big on taste and being low on the gourmand’s list are some reasons why the prized Kolkata fish is replacing basa, the frozen Vietnamese import, says Ismat Tahseen


Travel special: Tales from the lighthouse at Khanderi Island

Travel special: Tales from the lighthouse at Khanderi Island

Located just 9.5 km from Alibaug, the Kanhoji Angre Island, popularly known as Khanderi, makes for an engaging getaway, with its historic fort and lighthouse, and, of course, a heady boat ride during high tide, to reach the island.


'I keep falling in and out of love...'

'I keep falling in and out of love...'

I don’t know if there is something wrong with me, but I keep falling in and out of love. My last relationship lasted barely six months...


Women's safety: Tips and tricks from Krav Maga, the Israeli martial art

Women's safety: Tips and tricks from Krav Maga, the Israeli martial art

With growing instances of crime against women, here are a few tips and tricks of Krav Maga, a practical self-defence technique that can turn you into a human weapon

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You need to be less rigid today and forgive and forget things that you have been resenting for too long. Then, try your best to redirect your energies in a positive way.Read More



You shall impress all your co-workers with your unlimited potential today. Your juniors love to work with you because they can learn so much from you all the time.Read More



Too much work for too long is beginning to tell both on your health and morale. Try doing something to spice up things, or meditate for peace of mind.Read More



Working in close coordination with your colleagues will pay rich dividends today. Make new friends by all means, but be judicious about it. And, don't blow your trumpet.Read More



Though today is going to be a routine day with nothing of consequence foreseen, you shall be extremely competent in executing your tasks. Don't take any undue risks.Read More



You shall be in a happy-go-lucky mood today, and the planetary configurations will offer you full support in your activities. Reserve the evening for your sweetheart. Read More



Although you will excel in performing your professional duties today, don't neglect your family, as you have achieved what you have only because of their support.Read More



All your bottled up emotions are likely to erupt today, and then you shall feel much relieved, just make sure you don't hurt the delicate sentiments of other people.Read More



Expect a hectic day today, both at your workplace and at home. However, you shall enjoy all the attention that is being showered on you in both the spheres.Read More



You are usually contented with what you get, but today your ambitious streak will come to the fore. Work sincerely, and you shall surely achieve all that you want.Read More



Your new mantra is simplicity, as you now realise the amount of peace of mind it can give you. You may also spend some time meditating or visiting a place of worship.Read More



You are likely to endear yourself to everyone in your vicinity with your kind and helpful attitude. In return, your loved ones and friends too shall shower you with affection.Read More

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