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Ageing: It’s All in Your Head

By most accounts, the first person to extol the benefits of a controlled diet as a means to achieving better health and longevity was a Japanese philosopher and scientist named Ekiken Kaibara in the…

Bose QC20i

I travel quite a bit, and thanks to the iPad and high-speed internet, I manage to keep myself entertained while on the move. But I have often had trouble with noisecancelling headphones. I am a Sikh…

Men Are for Mars

Men who want to go to Mars sometimes don’t tell their wives about it, and that doesn’t go down too well with them. Sameer Lowe filled his application in office and by the time his wife came to know,…

Cuts and Thrust

For about two minutes after Manish Malhotra’s show, which inaugurated the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai, people remained seated, as if hoping for…

Rajan against Lazy Banking

Indian stockmarkets in general and bank stock investors in particular have had their chins up ever since Raghuram Rajan took over as RBI Governor and said he would ease the obligation of banks to…

Love in Patna

Many years ago, I wrote a letter to a boy who had followed my rickshaw home and flung in my direction a packet containing two bars of chocolate, a card and a long letter. I felt I should write back.…

The Miracle Maker

Amar Akbar Anthony began in utter confusion, on a scale comparable to the climax of a signature Manmohan Desai film. When Desai conceived of the film, which was to become an enduring monument of the…

Power Struggle

The electricity connection of Shazia Ilmi, an Aam Adami Party (AAP) candidate from RK Puram, was snapped by BSES officials in the presence of eight police personnel for non-payment of bills. Furious…

The Menace of e-Rickshaws

The Delhi government is stumped over the unregulated growth of battery operated rickshaws. Despite having championed clean fuel and promoted a battery-powered car, the Delhi government is stumped…