Siddarth and Grishma Dalvi believe the need for long term planning and diversification, to cushion against future eventualities.
By SAMYUKTA RAMAN
With their family and academic backgrounds being nothing short of similar, Siddarth Dalvi and Grishma Dalvi’s lives surely go hand in hand. The couple has been married for eight years. The value system inculcated in their [...]
With multiple choice tests, students are divorced from learning
Generations of learners grew up ticking boxes of bubbles. The era of multiple choice ‘objective type’ tests spread like chicken pox across continents. The ease with which the ticked sheets could be computed by an examiner or a computer made these tests popular among teachers. Multiple choice [...]
Did she have to sink so low to revive her career?
I swear… even after so many decades of monitoring showbiz antics on both sides of the Atlantic, some decisions continue to baffl e me. Especially decisions that involve “our” stars in Hollywood. Perhaps it’s stupid of me to feel proprietorial or protective about Freida [...]
Make the short term fixes then go for the long term solutions.
By SAMYUKTA RAMAN
Whether it is the first 100 years of cinema or the fi rst 100 days as a leader, this golden number is a milestone that refl ects the direction, success and future promise of an initial journey. For a country that is [...]
Healthy skin requires good eating and sleeping habits
How can you counter the changing weather conditions and pollution which damage the skin? There have been many changes in the weather pattern, pollution in the surroundings and there is an increasing stress in our daily life. The ongoing changes of weather take a toll on the skin [...]
Whether it’s a friend’s house or the hottest club in town, get ready to cut loose in fun, flirty styles. With the holiday season around the corner, there is a sense of cheer and happiness in the air. But with so many year-end parties, one often gets confused about what to wear? You can never [...]
Raisins: 600 gm
Currants: 200 gm
Dried sour or glace cherries: 100 gm
Mixed dry fruits: 250 gm (prunes, apricots, apples, pears – finely chopped)
Rum: 400 ml (you can also use sherry, brandy, whiskey) plus extra for feeding
Butter: 300 gm (room temperature)
Dark brown sugar: 200 gm
Eggs: 4 (at room temperature)
Treacle: 2 tbsp
Plain fl our: 300 gm
Ground ginger: [...]
Easy tips to decorate your home this Christmas.
By SUSAN MATHEWS
You do not have to bust your bank account in order to beautify homes this Christmas. Just get imaginative and ensure that every room has a festive touch. Whether you have a traditional or modern home, the key to doing up your space is elegance. Keep [...]
The Kizashi holds the distinction of being the fi rst ever mid-sized sedan manufactured by Suzuki.
By KEEGAN GAN
In the past, Suzuki has produced some pretty impressive machines in the form of motorcycles and 4×4 vehicles, but what about family sedans? First introduced to the world as Suzuki’s fi rst ever mid-sized sedan back in 2009, [...]
By NITHYA SUBRAMANIAN
Just as Singapore was preparing to welcome India’s very own Kitchen Goddess, Tarla Dalal, the news of her sudden death shocked the community here. She was 77. Her petite personality and easy to make vegetarian dishes captured the minds of Indian women all around the world including the new generation. In the 1970s, [...]
Moscow and Saint Petersburg are cities rich with history and beauty.
By VASUDHA DOSHI
The name is Bond, James Bond’. Think Russia and the first connection that one makes is with the iconic secret agent James Bond. Almost all his stories have a Russian connection – be they notorious villains (gorgeous women included) and heroes who either [...]