Call of the past

Recently, a private company adopted the Red Fort. The 17th century fort was the primary residence of the Mughal emperors till the British took it over after the war of 1857. The first Tricolour was hoisted here in 1947 by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Tuitions are exhausting

My daughter is a student of Class VIII. The teaching method in her school is so bad that she needs tuitions in almost all subjects. She is a bright child but is exhausted from all the travelling to tuitions she has to do. She cannot study much and is also losing interest in Physics, her pet subject. Is there a way out?
Shivani Manchanda — Q&A for You May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

The boy reporter we love

On Tintin creator Herge’s 111th birth anniversary, team t2 picks their favourite moments of the nine key characters from the classic comic 
May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Tintin in town

What happens when you love Tintin a lot? Gift Calcutta a Tintin-themed restaurant! Arindam Ghosh and Barnali Sensarma Ghosh did just that, with Tintin & The Brussels Club. With Pinaki Manna as their food partner, the couple’s Belgian eatery in Hindustan Park is the first of its kind in town. 
May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Sunita Kumar’s artwork

She has been painting for almost 50 years now and has had the opportunity to closely watch M.F. Husain at work, an experience she calls “a miracle”. Sunita Kumar recently showcased her latest works at Taj Bengal’s The Promenade Lounge with her friends and family gathered around her.
May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Super edgy

Kristen Stewart was a knockout in Chanel co-ords with black piping and gold buttons. The white suit had flared pants but it was her accessories game that stole the show. A gold layered neckpiece peeped out of her jacket that was held together by just two buttons.
Pramita Ghosh May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Manjri Agarwal gets the kids to help her out in the kitchen and whip up some herby dips

As I’m sitting by my window and watching the onset of summer, I get a whiff of fresh basil being pounded in the mortar and it immediately transports me to a world where I remember my industrialist father re-iterating — “Manjri, the use of fresh herbs in your food adds the secret touch.” 
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Friends unite for a fun food stop

“What happens when women with the same spirit come together? Well, the start of something for sure,” said Sharmistha Roy, co-owner of Le Chef, a cosy 28-seater multi-cuisine eatery inside the compound that houses Spencer’s on Rashbehari Avenue.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Pure ghee and a 3-step process: the secret of Karisma Kapoor’s glow

Glowing and oh-so-glamorous! Compliments that come to mind as you scroll through Karisma Kapoor’s Instagram account. The new face of Pond’s Age Miracle, Karisma shares her beauty secrets with t2.
Saionee Chakraborty May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Build up the strength

Strength in today’s physical training world can be used in various contexts, and it is perhaps the most important piece of the puzzle for a well-thought-out athletic preparation plan. Strength plays a vital role in many athletic requirements such as endurance, speed, power and skill. Strength, however, is not always one-dimensional in sports, as it is often perceived.
?KAUSHIK TALUKDAR May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Lock: Love & Loss

Is your hair falling in clumps? Are you scared of shampooing and combing your hair because you know there will be a large number of strands left on the comb? Do you get embarrassed with falling hair clinging to your clothes? Most people never get to the root cause of falling hair and start reacting only when it is too late. Hair fall could be due to dandruff, prolonged illness, improper diet, stress, hereditary factors, lack of a haircare programme, the type of bath water in your area, and the use of shampoo and other products not suited to your hair. Read on to know why exactly you are experiencing hair fall and how to arrest it right away.
Suparna Trikha May 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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