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Save for ever

Your wedding outfit needs to be preserved to keep memories alive. Designer Lalit Dalmia gives you tips on how to go about it, starting with dry cleaning the dress immediately after the event

To cut or not

The crisis-ridden realty sector is in the horns of a dilemma: to cut prices or not. Vinod Behl analyses the piquant situation and says that sales will gain momentum with the prices firming up

Save Mahseer

Now it is fish conservation. The Himachal Pradesh government has launched a scheme to save the golden mahseer, which is hunted for sport and food, from going extinct. Vishal Gulati reports

Women in business

In an excerpt from ‘Womentre- preneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success’, Manisha Gupta, who grew amidst discussions on business but was kept out of decisions as she was a girl, shares her story

Slum business

Visiting Dharavi, a journalist, Megha Gupta found a potential for business in the congested slum. Today, through her website craftsmen sell their products directly, says Anuradha Shukla

Shahnaz shares

To keep your skin glowing and hair lustrous this summer, well known beauty expert Shahnaz Husain shares a few tips like intake of enough water, fruits and fluids. Read on to keep yourself cool

Love in south

Fashionista Nishka Lulla, who recently launched a new collection, tells Natalia Ningthoujam what she really likes about working in down south and her special love for styling Kanjeevaram saris 

Russia beckons

Russia wants to bolster tourism ties with India and believes that Bollywood can attract tourists to their country if more of its films are shot there. Mayabhushan Nagvenkar reports from Moscow 

Outsider's outrage

Bollywood is a big risk, says actress Swara Bhaskar, who was an outsider with no links when she made her debut in 2010 with ‘Madholal Keep Walking.’ She tells Durga Chakravarty her struggles

Stitching success

Woman Chikan artists of Lucknow have surged ahead in business, despite lecherous bankers, thanks to Shangraha that trains them in design and also links them up with buyers, says Mehru Jaffer

A trek forward

Scenic Uttarakhand that was losing tourists after the devastating floods three years ago has turned to trekking to boost footfalls. Mohit Dubey on the trekking routes that are considered safe

Well, it's Ayurveda

Exploding some myths about Ayurveda, say like it’s about veggies only, Reenita Malhotra Hora has brought out a book, The Ayurvedic Diet. Here is an excerpt from it that is really an eye opener

Beri ambitious

Ace fashion designer Ritu Beri, in her new role as advisor to Khadi and Village Industries Commission, vows to give a makeover to the ‘grand fabric of India’ and turn it into a global fabric

Easy rides

Residents of Delhi should be happy that the motorcycle taxi has just come to their city. Porisma Pompi Gogoi finds out that the odd-even rule will not be applicable to the cabs on two-wheels

In hot waters

Finding nature’s ability to surprise in Peru’s steaming hot river, Andres Ruzo brings out a book based on explorations for such wonders. Vikas Datta gives us a rundown of ‘The Boiling River’

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