Royal Wedding 2018: Kate Middleton to Amal Clooney, what the royal guests wore

May 19, 2018

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 19, 2018 9:52:12 pm Royal Wedding 2018: Here’s a roundup of who wore what at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage ceremony. (Source: AP Images/Reuters) The Royal Wedding was just held at Windsor Castle in England on May 19, and fashion enthusiasts can’t seem to bat an eyelid. While Meghan Markle definitely stole the show with her elaborate white gown from…

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The right man for the job

May 19, 2018

By Abhinav Chandrachud Written by Abhinav Chandrachud | Updated: May 19, 2018 12:15:12 am Justice MN Chandurkar. Courtesy: Anjali Chandurkar Title: Supreme Whispers: Conversations with Judges of the Supreme Court of IndiaAuthor: Abhinav ChandrachudPublisher: Penguin Random HousePages: 332Price: Rs 599 Prior to the 1970s, a judicial candidate’s political ideology was not much of a concern in the judicial appointments process. In 1958, the Law Commission wrote in its iconic 14th…

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Reading literature in many tongues: An African Odyssey

May 19, 2018

By Anushree Majumdar Written by Anushree Majumdar | Updated: May 19, 2018 12:15:08 am But for many readers, their first real brush with adventure came with Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay’s 1937 novel, Chander Pahar (Mountain of the Moon). Chander Pahar (Bengali)Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay If there are three subjects Bengalis as a community can go on and on about, they must be khabar and bodhhojom (food and indigestion), football, and bhromon (travel). In Bengali…

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In Defence of Progress

May 19, 2018

By Pratap Bhanu Mehta Written by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Updated: May 19, 2018 12:15:05 am Steven Pinker at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Saturday. *** Local Caption *** Steven Pinker at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Saturday. Express photo by Oinam Anand. 21 January 2012 Title: Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and ProgressAuthor: Steven PinkerPublisher: Allen LanePages: 556Price: Rs 699 Steven Pinker’s book is a bracing…

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Reading literature in many tongues: The story of his land

By Amrith Lal Written by Amrith Lal | Published: May 19, 2018 12:11:31 am Kayar was published when Thakazhi was in his 60s. Kayar (Malayalam)Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Chemmeen, a love story set in the fishing community, is Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai’s most popular work of fiction. However, his finest work is Kayar, an epic stretching over 1,000 pages, which tells the story of generations of people in Kuttanad, the rice bowl…

May 19, 2018
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Get gorgeous summer skin with activated charcoal

May 16, 2018

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: May 16, 2018 10:45:23 pm Experts shares ways in which activated charcoal can be infused into your everyday skin care routine. (Source: File Photo) Summer is one of the hardest seasons for skin care. Scorching heat, pollution and sweat makes it impossible for one to keep their skin clean and glowing so a rescue potion is activated bamboo charcoal. During the hot days…

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#UnibrowMovement: This model embraced natural eyebrow hair to inspire young girls

May 16, 2018

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 16, 2018 10:39:57 pm The model behind the #Unibrowmovement. (Source: Sophia Hadjipanteli/YouTube) Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican artist who was known for her self-portraits and unique looks, was recently honoured by toy company Barbie when it launched a doll inspired by her. Seems like the toy company is not the only one inspired by the artist. A 21-year-old model Sophia Hadjipanteli,…

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No exercise for 6 years can trigger heart failure risk

May 16, 2018

By: IANS | New York | Published: May 16, 2018 10:37:32 pm According to the researchers, the “recommended” amount is at least 75 minutes per week of vigorous intensity or at least 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity exercise. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Too busy or lazy to exercise? Men and women take note. Living without physical activity for six years during their middle age could be at an increased…

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‘Bonfire of the Vanities’ author Tom Wolfe passes away at 87

May 15, 2018

By: Reuters | Published: May 15, 2018 10:39:09 pm Tom Wolfe’s trademark was the white suit, often accessorized with a white hat and two-tone shoes. (Source: Susan Sterner/Wikimedia Commons) Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age…

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Open-toes, loafers: Trending footwear for women, men

May 13, 2018

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: May 13, 2018 6:22:33 pm Flats are a must-have for casual wear. They are comfortable shoes and very versatile. (Source: File Photo) Getting the perfect footwear which has both comfort and style is difficult, but important. Invest in loafers, colourful slip ons and pair them with the right attire, as suggested by experts. Bhavya Chawla, Chief Stylist at Voonik and Surabhi Agarwal, head…

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