A new battle begins!

The Indian mobile market has been officially christened as the most aggressive, the most nimble, and the most cut-throat. But within what was already a blood battle that has consumed and destroyed most Indian brands, a new war has just broken out. New rules, new players, and new strategies. Let me first give you a […]

Green, open public spaces will foster a healthy society

he Raahgiri initiative in Gurugram has been one positive example of claiming streets for people and activity.(Hindustan Times/HT File ) Over the past several months, this column has consistently exhorted people to enjoy the streets and public spaces in the city. I have spoken about improving walkability, public transport, markets and encouraging social interaction for […]

Vegan way forward? Here’s how you can follow a diet that suits your body

Contrary to popular belief, veganism does not just finish at being a vegan through diet. It means discarding everything tangible made of animal products, right from leather and silk to fur. It is a dietary choice, that is definitely an extreme form of vegetarianism. People are taking to veganism for many reasons including weight loss […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]

Winter Skin Care: 5 Kitchen Ingredients To Avoid If You Have A Dry Skin

Most of us just love to use various kitchen ingredients to whisk up some incredible beauty masks for our skin and hair. And why shouldn’t we? In India, we have been using various natural ingredients like haldi, honey, Fuller’s Earth, et al for our skin and hair. However, one should be careful while mixing or […]

Weight loss after delivering a baby, 6 simple tips to reduce belly fat quickly

Most women gain between 5-18 kgs during pregnancy. And then, when the baby comes, are left trying to figure out how to juggle motherhood and the pressure of returning to their pre-baby weight. Whether you need to drop 5kg or 20kg, here are the most effective ways of losing weight and getting back in shape […]

Vegan way forward? Here’s how you can follow a diet that suits your body

Contrary to popular belief, veganism does not just finish at being a vegan through diet. It means discarding everything tangible made of animal products, right from leather and silk to fur. It is a dietary choice, that is definitely an extreme form of vegetarianism. People are taking to veganism for many reasons including weight loss […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]