Through the looking veil 

The female form remains one of the most fundamental subjects of art and photography. But how do we look at it? Through what do we look at it?
May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Deal with sugar in 8 easy ways 

If you are one of those people who find it impossible to not step in into a sweet shop, there is hope. There are ways to  not drown is sugar, and then in guilt, not to say health problems.
May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Ramazan bites

What: Ramazan Special Menu Where: Kareem’s, Park Street and Sector V When: Till end of Ramazan, noon to 4pm and 7pm to 11.30pm
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST

A summer menu to soothe the palate 

Healthy Summer Menu Where: Q33, ground floor, Quest mall Timings: 10am to 11pm Meal for two: Rs 800-plus
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Toast to churros 

Churros — the popular deep-fried Spanish snack made with flour, sugar, salt and milk — are best eaten when they are crunchy and hot. Now you can do just that at Bosphorus Churros & Co. — a cafe in Bhowanipore serving milkshakes, cereals and, of course, churros. This is the second serve from the brand, with their first outlet being at RDB Cinemas in Salt Lake. 
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Family day out at Mama Mia!

Mama Mia!, the popular gelato parlour chain with multiple outlets in the city, has expanded their menu to become full-fledged cafes at two of their addresses — in Ballygunge and New Alipore. From toasties and fries to tea and coffee and of course, their ice creams, the menu is much wider now.
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Fun and fitness with dance 

Members of Millennium Youth had a fun Thursday afternoon spent doing exercises and group activities as a part of Dance Movement Therapy Workshop conducted by Angirra Chakravorty Dasgupta. “This workshop focuses on the movements of our body, which has come to a standstill due to the mobile era. Stress and anxiety are all related to the movements of our body. So when we move, we release a lot of stress. The coordination between the mind and the body is very important; the moment both are synced we function better and that was the focus of this workshop,” explained Angirra. 
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST

William Penn has reinvented itself to pull in the youth

Contrary to popular perception, young Indians are going big on putting pen to paper to write, and not limiting themselves to punching out text on keyboards. And that trend is gathering momentum, says Nikhil Ranjan, founder and managing director of William Penn, India’s first chain of stores selling fine pens, when t2 caught up with him for an interaction over the phone.
May 30, 2018 00:00 IST


Neeta Jain passed her Plus Two board exam with flying colours and has got through a great college. Life sorted, right? Well, except for a few little things. Recently, the tap in her bathroom sprang a leak and she could not stop the gushing water. All she had to do was turn the stopcock under the basin shut but she did not know about it till she saw the plumber do it. Then there was that time her scooty had a flat tyre and she had to wait in the scorching heat for a mechanic because she can't change a tyre.
May 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Canada calling

I joined the Universite de Sherbrooke in Canada this January to do a doctorate in Cell Biology. My project focuses on pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of the disease. It was then freezing here - the temperature goes down to -30° Celsius in Quebec - and it was a little difficult for me to adjust.
May 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Fashion forward

The iD International Emerging Designer Awards was held earlier this month in Dunedin in New Zealand. Shreya Jain, a student of the Mumbai branch of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, bagged the people's choice award. It was quite a feat as the fashion event had an impressive 200 entries from around the world, with 43 finalists representing 19 countries participating in the fashion show.
May 29, 2018 00:00 IST


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