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Four ways to look fab this Diwali


Diwali is the festival when you need no excuse for splashing out and slipping into your finery. Grab these great festive looks and celebrate in style. Classic cool: Diwali is the perfect occasion to go traditional. So unwrap… Read More

Diwali sweets for those in a hurry


Don’t have the time or inclination for elaborate sweet-making, but still want to stir up something festive? Follow our recipes that use just 3 ingredients and are no sweat to make. Coconut Laddoo Ingredients 2 cups coconut +… Read More

How to throw the best Diwali party ever


It’s time to gather family and friends and celebrate the festival of lights. Throw a great Diwali bash and up the fun quotient. Pick from these awesome party themes: Indian inspirations: Go desi this Diwali and throw a… Read More

Sarees you simply must wear this season


Yay! Diwali is very nearly here. Lose those western clothes and channel your desi diva. You simply can’t go wrong with a traditional Indian drape. Here are some of the country’s most prized sarees: Benarasi saree: The holy… Read More

Slimming salads that are just right for the season


It’s that time after Dasara and before Diwali when the feasting will start again. Tuck into some healthy, slimming salads before the festive indulgence. Citrus chicken salad   Ingredients 1 chicken breast, grilled 1 orange, peeled, pith and… Read More

Mirzya: A round-up of reviews


Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s latest film, a reinterpretation of an ancient Punjabi legend, has just hit the screens. It’s a beautiful spectacle, say most reviewers, but still misses something. Namrata Joshi in The Hindu “Revisiting the folklore then becomes… Read More

Delish dishes to try this Durga Puja


Delish dishes to try this Durga Puja The festive season is just another excuse for revelers to indulge in delectable Bengali dishes. Here are some dishes to try during the festival. Luchi-cholar dal: A breakfast favourite, creamy white… Read More