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Mexican party rapped for wraps in tortilla election row

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

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Struggling to catch up with the longtime front-runner, the two chasing parties in Mexico’s presidential election have become embroiled in a spat over wrapping used to sell tortillas, the popular flatbread made for tacos. In an “extraordinary urgent session,” Mexico’s electoral authority ordered the center-right National ...

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‘Space kingdom’ seeks citizens for life beyond Earth very soon

'Space kingdom' seeks citizens for life beyond Earth very soon

VIENNA (Reuters) – Feel like the world is going to the dogs? Want to get away from it all? Here’s a solution: become a citizen of the nation of Asgardia and hope it makes good on its promise to colonise the moon. Lembit Opik, Asgardia’s Head of Nation Igor Ashurbeyli ...

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Mental Health Special: 99 strong people tell all about how they fought back depression… | brunch | feature

It’s darkest before the dawn

In the murk of depression, you are in such darkness that you literally see no light. So you don’t really know what’s happening around you. You may not even be able to see that you’re depressed. Because some people do feel sad all the time, don’t they? Or tired all ...

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How to power through with power suits in 8 styles | brunch | feature

Here’s how you can power through with the best power suits (Styling by Shamali Singh, prop: Ebony Croc Wing chair by  the V Renaissance)

Looking stylish, chic and sharp is always something that can be a little tricky, especially if you have to draw the line between dressy and a tad bit formal. Power suits have ruled the ramps and red carpets for quite some time now. But it can be a part of ...

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“I am a huge admirer of Shraddha Kapoor and would love to be paired with her,” says Varun Sharma | brunch | feature

Varun Sharma says that if not an actor, he would have been a pilot as he was fascinated by aircrafts (Styling: akanksha jainJeans, Zara; T-shirt, Jack & Jones; watch, Tissot)

Sun Sign: ​Aquarius​ Date of birth:​ February 4, 1990 ​Place of birth: ​Chawla Hospital, Jalandhar​ ​College: ​​ITFT College, Chandigarh​​ First Break: ​Fukrey (2013)​ High point of your life: ​​When I faced the camera for the first time Low Point of your life:​ ​ ​My first rejection. When I entered the ...

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Gourmet Secrets: Here’s to the new age Gin and Tonic | brunch | feature

Le Cirque,  the star cocktail at the Green Bar Hotel Cafe Royal London

All of a sudden, gin has taken the world by storm. From Mongolia to Manhattan, trendy bars are now serving G&T as their pouring drink and handcrafted gins have become a must on any decent bar menu, whether it’s 5 star or a hole in the wall. It started with ...

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A voice for sustainable architecture

Based on Mahendravarman’s Sanskrit play

Sitting amidst the sleek, steel and glass buildings in the Dubai Design District, the creation in copper, the Abwab Pavilion, was an anachronism. Like a body from another time, something that had travelled straight out of imagination. Made of re-purposed bedsprings, the Abwab Pavilion was at the Dubai Design Week, ...

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Is the diamond shining in India?

Is the diamond shining in India?

On a trip to London last month, city-based marketing executive Roohi R was gifted a single-stud earring. It was from Carat, the ‘created’ gemstone brand. “The pair is lightweight and cheap (at £144 or ₹13,000). A similar design in natural diamond would have cost over ₹4 lakh,” she says, adding, ...

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Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) – Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust. Eufemia Garcia, 48, who lost 50 ...

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Making India carbon-neutral – The Hindu

Making India carbon-neutral - The Hindu

When Thomas Isaac, Kerala’s Finance Minister, returned to India after attending the United Nations Climate Change conference in Paris, he wanted to ensure Indian cities were on par with international sustainability standards. Just months later, the Carbon Neutral Wayanad project was launched in the Meenangadi village of Kerala’s Wayanad district. ...

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