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My next twitter bio? I’m crazy, I’m limitless, I am: In a snappy interview, Shama Sikander Gesawat reveals what would-have-been | brunch | feature

My next twitter bio? I’m crazy, I’m limitless, I am: In a snappy interview, Shama Sikander Gesawat reveals what would-have-been | brunch | feature

Date of birth: August 4 Sun Sign: Leo Place of birth: Makrana, Rajasthan School/college: Everywhere from Makrana to Mumbai. I changed nine to 10 schools till 10th standard and then I stopped studying First break: Feroz Khan’s film Prem Aggan (1998) High point of your life: When I achieved victory over my ...

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8 ways to marvel in the hottest hue of the season: Metallics! | brunch | feature

8 ways to marvel in the hottest hue of the season: Metallics! | brunch | feature

Metallics means gaudy, metallic means extra… Not any more! Metallic colours are loved but misunderstood, says designer Amit Aggarwal, who presented an array of them in his collection at India Couture Week last month. What metallic colours also do is they make you look slimmer! “The beauty of metallic is ...

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Travel: An ode to the not-so-royal side of Hyderabad | brunch | feature

Travel: An ode to the not-so-royal side of Hyderabad | brunch | feature

On this overcrowded road, this eatery is a packed house. The aroma of Hyderabadi cuisine overwhelms the evening’s tiredness, heat and the usual chaos in the rush hours. Four employees are working like robots to distribute, in small plates, the dish that makes Hotel Shadab such a sought-after place: Haleem. ...

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#Daretowear swimsuit posts to inspire | brunch | feature

#Daretowear swimsuit posts to inspire | brunch | feature

Sunshine girl: Shikha Talsania (@shikhatalsania) Shikha played the body-conscious new mother in Veere Di Wedding (2018), but in reality, she’s very happy with the way she is. Her self-esteem radiates through her posts, which focus on a healthy living rather than on being skinny. Confidence rules: Payal Soni (_payalsoni_) A ...

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The custodians of tomes | brunch | feature

The custodians of tomes | brunch | feature

I’ll tell you this: many of my friends don’t read. Even though we’re the most woke generation! The Internet has surrogated our lives with artificial realities. Once browsing through a bookstore for leisure seemed like fun, now you can order online. Despite this, our attention spans are limited to 140-character ...

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Gulp! Georgian boy solves six Rubik’s cubes under water in one breath

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

TBILISI (Reuters) – An 18-year-old student from Georgia solved six Rubik’s Cubes under water in one breath on Friday, in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record. Vako Marchelashvili was submerged in a glass tank for just over one minute and 44 seconds as he flipped, turned and ...

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Rise of the elevator – The Hindu

Rise of the elevator - The Hindu

When Sampath Kumar was building his home at Marnamikatte in Mangalore, he was sure he wanted an elevator installed. And as the four-storeyed home sprawled across 6,000 sq.ft. took shape, the five passenger elevator was set up in due course. “I have my entire family staying with me including elderly ...

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What’s love got to do with it?

What’s love got to do with it?

Self Love, declares a monochrome tee on the @sustainablychic Instagram handle, summing up the attitude that is having a moment. With 85.1k followers, blogger Natalie Kay gives us “a guide to a more conscious and meaningful wardrobe”. She does what bloggers do best: posting messages of her beliefs, wearing brands ...

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Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

ZURICH (Reuters) – With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s. Chief Operating Officer Oliver (L) and his brother Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG pose beside an ...

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Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Karachi's rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

KARACHI (Reuters) – Residents of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha. Residents look at a sacrificial cow, as it is descended from a rooftop with the help of a crane, ahead ...

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