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Lifestyles

A new hotspot | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Having first opened in London, in 1995, Soho House reserves its membership for the creative community. In the city of dreams, Andheri and Juhu lie at the heart of the film industry. At some of the upscale restaurants and bars in these neighbourhoods, it isn’t unusual to spot a celebrity ...

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Top 5 places every momo lover should visit in Delhi

Visit these places in Delhi for a plate of delicious, piping hot momos. (Source: Getty Images) If you live in Delhi, chances are, you will have a go-to momo place in your colony. Almost every locality has a momo stall that plates out hot, steamy momos in no time, and ...

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Are you a heavy smoker? New study warns it can damage your vision | fitness

A new study finds that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage vision. The research, conducted by a Rutgers researcher, was published in the journal Psychiatry Research. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34.3 million adults in the United States alone currently smoke cigarettes and ...

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How to use easily available kitchen ingredients to make effective DIY scrubs

Try these simple DIY face scrubs. (Source: Getty Image) There are a lot of scrubs in the market these days but most of them are laden with chemicals. It is always advisable to go the organic way. If you can’t afford to spend a fortune then we would recommend DIY ...

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Movies & Reviews

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Queen to perform at the Oscars

The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is set to perform on the host-less telecast. Adam Lambert, who famously got his start on “American Idol” and currently fills the vocal shoes of Freddie Mercury, tweeted, “We will rock The ...

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Vicky Kaushal On Pulwama Attack

Vicky Kaushal On Pulwama Attack

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal has condemned the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which at least 40 CRPF troopers lost their lives. The actor described the episode as “sad”. In his latest release “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, Vicky played the role of an army officer. He received a lot of ...

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Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

This comes on the heels of attorney Michael Avenatti announcing last week that he had handed over to the State’s Attorney’s office a videotape that he says shows Kelly engaging in sex acts with an underage girl. The Cook County State’s Attorney would not confirm the grand jury proceedings or ...

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French court allows paedophile priest film ahead of trial

French court allows paedophile priest film ahead of trial

PARIS (Reuters) – A Paris court on Monday threw out an attempt to block the French release of a film inspired by the real-life battle fought by victims of a paedophile Catholic priest, lawyers said. FILE PHOTO: Francois Ozon poses with Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize for the film “By ...

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Beauty Fashion & Trends

Student of the Year 2: Be it a sequin outfit or pantsuit, Tara Sutaria can pull off both with ease

Student of the Year 2: Be it a sequin outfit or pantsuit, Tara Sutaria can pull off both with ease

Related News Tara Sutaria in a sequin dress or pantsuit? (Source: Meagan Concessio/Instagram) The much-anticipated episode of Koffee with Karan with the cast of the upcoming film Student of The Year 2 was recently aired and one of the leading ladies, Tara Sutaria made quite a statement in a sequin dress. ...

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Alia Bhatt to Ranveer Singh, best celebrity sunglasses you need to see | fashion and trends

Alia Bhatt to Ranveer Singh, best celebrity sunglasses you need to see | fashion and trends

With the gradual onset of spring, sunglasses are soon going to become a must-have accessory in our bags. Our Bollywood stars own the most stylish pair of sunnies. Here’s some inspo for you: Alia’s fun trapezoid pick Out and about for film promotions, actor Alia Bhatt was seen flaunting these ...

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Priyanka Chopra’s style quotient at NYFW 2019 and The Late Late Show is inspiring

Priyanka Chopra’s style quotient at NYFW 2019 and The Late Late Show is inspiring

Priyanka Chopra turned heads at the New York Fashion Week 2019 and The Late Late Show. (Source: Instagram, Designed by Gargi Singh) Priyanka Chopra rarely disappoints when it comes to her sartorial choices. The Quantico actor was recently spotted in two different looks and like always, she managed to impress ...

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London Fashion Week: Gigi Hadid makes her Burberry debut. See pics | fashion and trends

London Fashion Week: Gigi Hadid makes her Burberry debut. See pics | fashion and trends

Burberry creative head Riccardo Tisci went back to his fashion-student days in 1990s London for his second catwalk show for the luxury label on Sunday, presenting a collection he said looked at Britain as a country of contrasts. Presenting an Autumn/Winter 2019 line entitled ‘Tempest’, the Italian designer dressed models, ...

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Health & Fitness

Anushka Sharma takes a break from all the glam, stuns in floral shirt, ripped denim. See latest pics | fashion and trends

Anushka Sharma takes a break from all the glam, stuns in floral shirt, ripped denim. See latest pics | fashion and trends

Anushka Sharma is proof that wearing jeans with a pretty top and flats is one of those outfit combos that just works. Mere days after the actor made a case for head-to-toe florals with her Valentine’s Day look, Anushka stepped out in Mumbai on Monday in yet another look that ...

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Koffee With Karan 6: Ananya Panday, Tara Sutaria look flawless in their stunning dresses | fashion and trends

Koffee With Karan 6: Ananya Panday, Tara Sutaria look flawless in their stunning dresses | fashion and trends

There’s a first time for everything, and a number of stars, including Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, made their Koffee With Karan debut on season six of filmmaker Karan Johar’s celebrity chat show. Even though actors Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan, who made their acting ...

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Push-ups can keep heart disease risk at bay | fitness

Push-ups can keep heart disease risk at bay | fitness

Active, middle-aged men who can complete more than 40 push-ups at a time had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes compared to those who did less than 10 push-ups, says a new study. The study, published in JAMA Network Open, showed that men who are able to ...

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HT Imagine Fest: Arts from across India to get a platform | more lifestyle

HT Imagine Fest: Arts from across India to get a platform | more lifestyle

Indian landscape is rich and replete with art, but not all of it gets a platform to be exhibited. With the upcoming edition of Hindustan Times Imagine Fest 2019, arts from across India will get a chance to become visible to people, who can also buy these artworks since the ...

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Travels

Kartikeya Ladha’s walk through South India

Kartikeya Ladha has traversed 300 km on foot, over three weeks, from Kanyakumari to Kochi. With nothing more than a backpack containing a few clothes, his laptop and phone, he walks through unfamiliar lands, taking in everything that comes his way. Walking, for him, isn’t an athletic feat, but an ...

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A journey on the iconic Trans-Siberian railway

Rail aficionados, without exception, will tell you that there is only one rail journey that deserves the epithet ‘Greatest’ — the Trans-Siberian Railway. This is the railroad running from Vladivostok on the wild mountain slopes of the Pacific Coast of Asia to cold cosmopolitan Moscow. The journey is 9,289 kilometres, ...

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Art turns interactive at the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival

Futuristic skyscrapers against a glistening harbour, ferries bobbing up and down the waters and neon-lit streets overflowing with end-of-season sale announcements, Hong Kong proudly flaunts, the well-deserved tag of ‘Asia’s World City’. The sprawling metropolis shines bright as the inaugural edition of the Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival is underway. ...

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An adventure of going around the world in 80 trains

After travelling around India in 80 trains, the rhythm got to Monisha Rajesh and she embarked on an ambitious journey around the world. The mammoth train journey took Monisha to Lhasa, Shanghai, Hanoi, on the Amtrak in the US and the bullet trains of Japan among others. The result is ...

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Books and Reviews

Going beyond conventions | Book review

Going beyond conventions | Book review

The title of Dr Rajeev Jayadevan’s new book, Think Like Your Doctor, would make anyone curious. It suggests that the reader think like a doctor. But, the book is more of an attempt to go beyond conventional medical literature, to talk about the worries and answer the queries of the ...

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How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States

The truths out there | Business Standard News

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States Daniel Immerwahr Farrar, Straus & Giroux; 516 pages; $30 The word “empire” has a distinct place in the American lexicon: readily applicable to other countries but rarely, if ever, ...

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Don’t fear, author Maneka is here! | books | author interview

Don’t fear, author Maneka is here! | books | author interview

She is the champion of rights of all beings — animals, humans, and flora alike. An activist, politician, and author, you just “can’t slot” her. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union minister for women and child development, talks about her latest book, There’s a Monster Under My Bed!, and her fears and ...

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Review: The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan by Namita Devidayal | books | reviews

Review: The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan by Namita Devidayal | books | reviews

253pp, Rs 699; Westland There are several regrets in my life; one of them is not having listened to Ustad Vilayat Khan live in concert. Recorded music can seldom reproduce the joy of a live performance. Every recording is a different rendition, a new rumination on what has been sung ...

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Art & Culture

Jacob diamond, almost double the size of the Kohinoor diamond on display at National Museum today | art and culture

Jacob diamond, almost double the size of the Kohinoor diamond on display at National Museum today | art and culture

An exhibition of Nizam’s jewels will be inaugurated at the National Museum in Delhi on Monday, after a gap of 11 years. The collection comprises 173 precious items, including the famous Jacob diamond, which is almost double the size of the Kohinoor diamond, covering a period from the 18th century ...

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Tried and tasted: Food walks bring history alive in Dehradun, Madurai, Kolkata | art and culture

Tried and tasted: Food walks bring history alive in Dehradun, Madurai, Kolkata | art and culture

“We have three kinds of food walkers in our country: Foreign, local and hyper-local. Among these, the hyper-locals are the most difficult to please,” says Kurush Dalal, an archaeologist and culinary anthropologist. Here, where every city and town has a different food culture, food walks have become an important and ...

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Preview - The Hindu

Preview – The Hindu

Sotheby’s serenades See some greats, consider catching an auction online, and begin to look at art as something personal For an auction house that has a grand heritage dating back to 1744, Sotheby’s is surprisingly agile, equipped as it is with an app and the facility of accessing any auction ...

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Goan modernist painter F.N. Souza’s painting on Goa’s Catholicism on preview in Delhi | art and culture

Goan modernist painter F.N. Souza’s painting on Goa’s Catholicism on preview in Delhi | art and culture

The story behind an artwork is key to understanding it, and a 1948 work by highly-collected Goan modernist painter F.N. Souza gives a glimpse into the religious imagery of Goa of that time, when the state was still under Portuguese rule. Golgotha in Goa, a rare painting from Souza’s formative ...

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Food

Feu launches its culinary studio in Hyderabad with a cook-off session with chef Ruhee Bhimani

Feu launches its culinary studio in Hyderabad with a cook-off session with chef Ruhee Bhimani

Chef Ruhee Bhimani has a way of making desserts look simple. Essentially, you need a gelatine sheet, vanilla pod, milk, cream sugar, and seasonal fresh fruit to make panna cotta. Combining these ingredients and offsetting the smooth, creamy texture with the tartness of the fruit compote requires an understanding of ...

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Watch: This pizza chef does acrobatics while cooking

Watch: This pizza chef does acrobatics while cooking

In Chef Pasqualino Barbasso’s expert hands, the dough flips, pirouettes and turns cartwheels. It’s a dinner and a show at FocacciaRead more here:  At Source link

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dine at glass onion - The Hindu

dine at glass onion – The Hindu

If you’ve spent Valentine’s day at work and ruined your romantic plans, do not fret. Postponing some plans don’t hurt especially if the plan involves driving to a restaurant with a picturesque landscape. Glass Onion When lunch and dinner Where Next to Infosys, Boulder Hills, Gachibowli Call 077998 91919 Table ...

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Jam company Jewels in a Jar by Sidharth D delivers across Bengaluru

Jam company Jewels in a Jar by Sidharth D delivers across Bengaluru

It was the need to try something new that led food technologist Siddharth D to make jams in 2012 for friends and family. Last year, he took his jams — called Jewels In A Jar — online and is thrilled with the response. He says, “I sell more than 100 ...

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TV

Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon names son following fans suggestions, calls him Miran | tv

Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon names son following fans suggestions, calls him Miran | tv

Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon, who was blessed with a baby boy last month, has finally revealed the name of her son – Miran Tandon Singh. Interestingly, Saumya had asked fans to suggest names for her son and the finalised name is one of those suggestions. Also read: ...

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Koffee With Karan promo: Kareena Kapoor accuses Priyanka Chopra of only caring about Hollywood stars | tv

Koffee With Karan promo: Kareena Kapoor accuses Priyanka Chopra of only caring about Hollywood stars | tv

With its 19th episode, the sixth season of Koffee With Karan is coming to a close. As final guests on the show, host and filmmaker Karan Johar got two of the biggest female stars of Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor to join him for a cup of Koffee. This ...

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Dirty John review: Evil Eric Bana stalks women in Netflix’s latest true crime show | tv

Dirty John review: Evil Eric Bana stalks women in Netflix’s latest true crime show | tv

Dirty JohnDirector – Jeffrey ReinerCast – Connie Britton, Eric Bana, Juno Temple, Julia GarnerRating – 3/5 The most annoying thing about Dirty John, the hit true crime podcast, was its central character – Debra Newell. She’s obscenely rich, oddly naive, and almost childlike in her decision-making. None of that helps ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu on being sacked from Kapil Sharma Show: I have no intimation from the channel | tv

Navjot Singh Sidhu on being sacked from Kapil Sharma Show: I have no intimation from the channel | tv

Politician and television personality Navjot Singh Sidhu, who will reportedly be replaced on The Kapil Sharma Show, says he’s unaware of the development. The channel took the decision to replace him with actor Archana Puran Singh as his comments after the Pulwama terror attack irked some netizens and hashtags #boycottSidhu ...

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Sex & Relationships

Men’s porn habits could fuel partners’ eating disorders: Study | sex and relationships

Men’s porn habits could fuel partners’ eating disorders: Study | sex and relationships

A new study now suggests that a woman whose boyfriend or husband regularly watches porn is more likely to report symptoms of an eating disorder. The study is one of the first to look at how a romantic partner’s behaviour might be linked to the likelihood of a woman experiencing ...

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I wish I had someone special as my Valentine: Kartik Aaryan | sex and relationships

I wish I had someone special as my Valentine: Kartik Aaryan | sex and relationships

Clearly, life isn’t the same at all for him, after 2018’s runaway hit, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. A year later, Kartik Aaryan has become the talk of the B-Town, thanks to multiple film projects, big fan following and constant link-ups with Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday. On Valentine’s ...

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Valentine’s Day 2019: To all the boys I’ve loved before and might love in the near future | sex and relationships

Valentine’s Day 2019: To all the boys I’ve loved before and might love in the near future | sex and relationships

I’ve been single for as long as I can remember, and most of the time it was out of choice. There were boys whom I loved or was in love with, there were boys who probably felt a certain chemical reaction towards me too, but it wasn’t the right time, ...

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Aphrodisiac foods you should eat today | sex and relationships

Valentine’s Day 2019: Aphrodisiac foods you should eat today | sex and relationships

On Valentine’s Day, if you’re planning a home-cooked meal or going out for dinner — basically, no matter where you’re eating — it’s a good idea to choose food that’ll put you in the mood for love. Aphrodisiac foods are nature’s gifts to the romantically-inclined, because they are said to ...

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Technology

#PUBG Vs Xiaomi's Survival Game: The Big Battle on Your Mobile

Xiaomi has launched its own Battle Royale game called Survival Game. But is it good enough to take on PUBG Mobile and Fortnite? We give you a lowdown on the game. Like PUBG, this is also a Battlefield-based game, where gamers have to stay alive till killing each other. The ...

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In Conversation With Gareth Flood, Chief Marketing Officer, Shell

There is increasing enthusiasm in the youth for riding higher cc bikes, and using the right lubricant is critical in ensuring the engine health of these bikes so recently Shell Lubricants launched a new semi-synthetic performance motorcycle engine oil in 10W-30 grade under the Shell Advance AX7 range for these ...

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Top 5 Luxury Cars of the Year 2018

Automobiles are a form of luxury for many and when it comes to being luxurious, well, some cars do it better than others. So here are the cars that did it best this year. Starting off with the Volvo XC60, this SUV is arguably one of the best-looking cars that ...

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Top 5 Smartphones of the Year 2018

The flagship smartphone battles for 2018 were a very closely fought competition. We saw flagships battle it out tooth and nail for your money. Within the Android ecosystem, we had to contend with the Google Pixel 3 XL which arguably has one of the best smartphone cameras, the Samsung Galaxy ...

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Everything Else

Mouni Roy says she’d love to share screen space with actor Ryan Gosling | brunch | feature

Mouni Roy says she’d love to share screen space with actor Ryan Gosling | brunch | feature

Date of birth: September 28 Sun Sign: Libra Place of birth: West Bengal Home town: Cooch Behar School/college: Kendriya Vidyalaya Coochbehar/ Miranda House, Delhi First break: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi If not an actress, what would you have been?An IAS officer because that is what my father wanted ...

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Cooking up a revolution: The chef who wants to change the world | brunch | feature

Cooking up a revolution: The chef who wants to change the world | brunch | feature

Heliotropism. It’s a word that Claus Meyer learnt when someone described his way of looking at the world. Chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur and culinary activist, Meyer chooses to look towards the light and trust in it to transform the darkest places. He is most famous for co-founding Noma, the Michelin-starred Copenhagen ...

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Travel: How not to be arrested in Latvia (and Estonia) | brunch | feature

Travel: How not to be arrested in Latvia (and Estonia) | brunch | feature

It’s early in the morning and we’re on our way to the Tallinn airport to pick up a rented car. The cab driver apprises us in great detail about the high percentage of road accidents in Latvia and how difficult it is to drive in some areas. Then, he asks, ...

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Travel: A weekend of indulgence | brunch | feature

Travel: A weekend of indulgence | brunch | feature

“Are you crazy?” the girlfriend exclaimed when I suggested I wanted to go for a weekend trip to Australia. And when I persisted, she said, “Are you going to meet someone there, aren’t you?” The thing is, my girl and I hooked up on Tinder about six months ago, and ...

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