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Bringing out the best of British grub

Bringing out the best of British grub

Fifth generation bakers Tom and Henry Herbert, whose show airs on TLC, scoured the British countryside to seek inspiration from local producers and turn the attention to quintessential British food 


Travel special: Mapping the Deccan Plateau

Travel special: Mapping the Deccan Plateau

Earlier this month, the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) had organised a workshop on the neglected ecosystem of the Deccan Plateau. The guide delves deeper to gauge why it’s crucial to protect this region that is home to abundant flora and fauna


'It is hard to walk away from my husband...'

'It is hard to walk away from my husband...'

I am 36 with two kids. My husband doesn't care for me, but after all this time I am finding it hard to break free and move on


Amazon introduces Kindle Voyage for readers in India

Amazon introduces Kindle Voyage for readers in India

Kindle Voyage the thinnest, most advanced, brightest, highest resolution, highest contrast display and reimagined page turns will be unveiled at the opening day’s finale show by JJ Valaya at the Amazon India Fashion week Autumn-Winter, 2015


Get Hinged! Singles and India's newest dating app

Get Hinged! Singles and India's newest dating app

This week, the international dating app, Hinge, launched in Mumbai. Kareena Gianani speaks to its CEO, Justin McLeod and India CEO, Samir Kapadia about what it adds to the dating scene in India


Where the wild things are

Where the wild things are

Conservationist Valmik Thapar’s new book, Wildfire, is a fascinating chronicle of rare photographs and old wildlife narratives from across India. Kareena Gianani speaks to the author about Indian environment laws and the lacunae within, and why the Forest Department needs a shot in the arm


Mumbai homeopath develops drug from TB germs for MDR patients

Mumbai homeopath develops drug from TB germs for MDR patients

In a path-breaking research, a world-renowned homeopath has, along with the Mumbai-based Haffkine Institute, developed a new drug from TB germs for the patients of the dreaded infectious disease

Today’s Horoscope



It is time for strengthening your bonds with your near and dear ones The week ahead: Old contacts are likely to get revived, and this relationship shall work positively. Businessmen will strike profitable deals with customers and may venture into new territories.Read More



When it comes to taking hard decisions, be ready to put your best foot forward The week ahead: You will start working with renewed energy. Your overall efficiency is likely to improve. Domestic expenses may increase substantially this week.Read More



Today you are likely to be a stickler for cleanliness. Right from your personal hygiene to your wardrobe to your backyard, you will want everything neat The week ahead: Businessmen will benefit from travel in the initial stages of this week. Some new, meaningful relationship may also develop, which shall work well in broadening your horizon. Read More



You shall have full support of everyone around you. However, matters under litigation are better settled through mutual understanding The week ahead: Your spouse may not like the fact that you prefer to spend more time with friends rather than at home, and shall express his/her resentment, without any hesitation. Read More



This day has a lot of favourable events in store for you. If your plan is to let go of the past and start life on a clean slate, initiate your plans today The week ahead: You’ll be in a strong position on the career and finance fronts. However, you will have to work harder for results. You may not gel with superiors.Read More



Your talent for arts shall surface today, enabling you to deliver great results. However, be careful not to get carried away by success The week ahead: For leaders, this is a good time to put things in order and motivate your subordinates. You will become aware of practical ways to improve your performance. Read More



You shall be brimming with energy today. But you may tend to be a temperamental, confusing people around you The week ahead: You shall be happy with your circumstances, on the professional and domestic side, some health issues may not let you enjoy life to the fullest. Read More



You may spend the entire day alone, absorbed in introspection and self-analysis. However, at least in the evening, try to mix up with family and friends The week ahead: If you are a professional, your leadership qualities will shine. Freelancers may face stiff competition and may find lucrative projects difficult to come by.Read More



You are likely to groom yourself and polish your skills to increase your chances of success. Your efforts shall bring you appreciation The week ahead: This is not an action-oriented week. Businessmen could check inventory and prepare strategies. Manufacturers could modernise and upgrade their machinery. Read More



Your accurate assessment of an individual or a situation shall help you decide accurately. Make sure that you don't hurt anyone The week ahead: Some unexpected expenses are likely this week, but it will not be a huge cause of worry as your monetary inflow will be sufficient to take care of it. Read More



Your scintillating wit and sense of humour will mesmerise people around you wherever you go. You might make contacts which will be useful in the long run The week ahead: You may experience some stagnancy in your profession. Even businessmen may be far from satisfied with the tempo of your operations. Take care of your health.Read More



The chances of getting in touch with relatives living in foreign lands are bright today. They might offer you the financial support you need The week ahead: You may swing from one extreme to another in your personal relationships this week, now being too possessive and now being too liberal.Read More

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