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Patia in the wild West

Patia in the wild West

Washington-based optical and sensor engineer Ryna Karnik self-publishes a book to make bawa cooking accessible to Americans


How two Europeans are travelling the world without a smartphone

How two Europeans are travelling the world without a smartphone

Bulgarian Boris Kanev and Spaniard Marta Samalea, along with Burma, their hitchhiking cat, have been on the road across Asia since October 2013. Recently, they reached India, and all of this, without a smartphone


'My girlfriend lied about her past...'

'My girlfriend lied about her past...'

I'm 28 and my girlfriend is 27. We've been together for eight months. I have been extremely frank with her and told her about my past...


Tech special: These cameras want adventure

Tech special: These cameras want adventure

They’ll accompany you on your bunjee jump, deep-sea dive and the climb up that steep mountain. The gadgets that come handy when your smartphone stays back in the locker


Health Special: How to go vegan in Mumbai

Health Special: How to go vegan in Mumbai

With an increase in online shopping options and home chefs whipping up vegan-only delicacies, followers of a vegan lifestyle have a lot to rejoice. We share excerpts from the daily diaries of two Mumbai vegans

Today’s Horoscope



Sudden, unexpected events may take place today. You may have to divert your attention to those areas of life which you have ignored before. Take care of your finances and domestic life. Mars, Venus and the Nodes do not indicate a pleasant personal life. Read More



Being in a competitive mood, you may want to strategise for the week ahead. These ideas may help you progress faster than your opponents. You may feel inclined to make some major changes in your residence. Refrain from taking big decisions related to your personal life. Its a good time for businessmen.Read More



In a bid to take a break from your mechanical life, you may decide to spend some time pursuing spiritual practices to rejuvenate. Tackling career issues will be on your agenda. This is a good week for professionals. Discontent among family members may perturb you. Unexpected monetary gains are indicated.Read More



Today, you will win many hearts with your newly-acquired communication skills. Do not stress. Personal issues may remain a bit tricky. Unexpected expenses are indicated. You will gradually learn not to mix emotions with finances. Read More



While you may want to enjoy this day, a few people who are envious of you may plan on maligning you. Beware. A dilemma about getting your priorities right is indicated. You will be looking to display your talent. It is also a great time to brush up on your skills.Read More



You will be in the mood to shower affection on close ones. Listen to your inner voice - it might be trying to tell you something. Issues related to marital life may be of prime concern. You may spend money on a social cause. Be more flexible with your partner.Read More



Some friends with good connections may turn out to be very lucky for you today. The efforts of the previous week shall bear fruit today. You may gain more confidence, but avoid being assertive and aggressive. Your concentration on work may decrease and growth prospects may worry you.Read More



Relax and shake off the negativity, lest you offend someone. While others may seek your attention, ambitions will occupy your thoughts. You may realise certain ground realities today. Financially, a great time is indicated, but guard against extravagance as you may tend to save less.Read More



Good news is on the way! You will dazzle on the social front today. With close ones praising you, your spirits will soar. Be prepared for unexpected monetary losses. Do not become oversensitive and take things lightly. You may have to redo a recently completed task and give it a second shot.Read More



With stars in your favour, you have nothing to worry about. But think twice before taking crucial decisions. Spend quality time with close ones. You may feel like rebelling against your superiors. You may also feel the urge to look for a new job. This is not a good time for freshers.Read More



This Sunday may turn out to be an eventful and memorable one. Some drastic changes are about to take place. Plan for the week ahead. Family and finances will be key areas of concern. You’ll aim to provide material comfort to loved ones. Businessmen may have a tough time convincing people.Read More



Your co-workers may bring in cheer this Sunday. You may also have to co-ordinate with them to execute an urgent task. Enjoy the optimism. You are likely to pay heed to your intuition. You may face myriad obstructions, but are likely to move ahead towards your goals. Overall, progress is indicated.Read More

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