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First person: Farming’s good for you

List out buyers, call them, don’t sound desperate and work towards the initial order.

My “success story” (apparently) generated a lot of interest. There was a huge response and the phone wouldn’t stop ringing.

What’s in continental breakfast?


A stale bagel in a US Midwest motel is a far cry from a flaky croissant at a Parisian cafe, but the sentiment is the same.

Stress under scrutiny

Ileana D'Cruz

A mental illness is crippling for anyone irrespective of their career and social strata.

Most of us wash our hair wrong


Don’t worry. This isn’t a story in defence of white dreadlocks. According to this hair care expert, lots of people wash their hair with the wrong kind of shampoo.

The secret of being happy is out

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A psychiatric study which focused on the mental and physical well being of over 1500 people has apparently found the “secret” to being happy — but you could be in for a long wait.

Turn the page on kindness

Rushabh Turakhia

A city-based merchant is inspiring people with his Your Turn Now initiative to encourage the altruistic nature of mankind

Are you eating three meals a day?


It turns out you’ve probably been eating completely wrong since about the age of two. Three meals a day is good, snacking is bad. Right?

Run for change

Samantha  interacting with the locals

Australian ultra-marathon runner Samantha Gash is running across India to raise funds for under-privileged children’s education

How to be a smart filmmaker

Still from Tangerine, which  was shot on an iPhone

A workshop in the city will teach aspiring filmmakers how to shoot a film like a pro with a smart phone camera

With Rajnath Singh visiting the Valley to interact with key constituents of the populace and Prime Minister Narendra Modi talking of a permanent solution within the four walls of the Constitution, New

Haryana wears its heart and mind on its sleeve. There is a lot of brawn and bravado but little guile here.