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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 will tend to throw your weight around today, which is bound to rub, at least your subordinates and even some superiors, the wrong way. Try being a little soft.Read More



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Today you shall be very determined to implement the plans for your future, which you have made so painstakingly. Go ahead without any kind of hesitation!Read More



Thanks to your dynamic personality and innate confidence, you will be able to accomplish a lot in the day's proceedings. Rewards shall be more than you expected!Read More



Lots of travel is on the cards today, and you love it so much that it will bring out all the latent creative talents in you. It is bound to help you grow as a smart professional.Read More



Today is definitely family time. So banish the anxieties regarding your work for the time being and wholeheartedly enjoy with your loved ones - picnic, shopping, whatever!Read More



You shall be an out and out extrovert today, but be very alert because in your enthusiasm you may use some harsh words that may hurt someone dear to you.Read More



The huge amount of work that is piled up on your plate will not be able to daunt you today. In fact, you shall do some slick multi-tasking to get everything done.Read More



You are likely to become very health conscious today, as you are fully aware that if you are not fully fit, you may not be able to perform to your full potential.Read More



Since nothing has been working for you of late, you may tend to be cynical. You may even lose interest in spirituality, but you should keep the faith and stay positive.Read More



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