Category Archives: Lifestyle

From the Vaults: Josephine Wiggs on the Bon Bon Lifestyle

A pillar of strength on the bass, Josephine Wiggs was the one member of the alt-rock powder-keg Breeders who never lost her composure. She has an elegant, statuesque quality about her. Young fans used to delight in taunting her at the band’s live shows—”Smile, Josephine!”—to no avail. Now that Wiggs has released Bon Bon Lifestyle with the Josephine Wiggs Experience (John Mattock on drums, Read More


Shatadal housing society in Andheri has been successfully composting for three years 50 housing societies were distributed compost tumblers to encourage recycling of waste. As the country celebrated its 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, 50 societies in Mumbai’s western suburbs pledged to join the fight against city’s mounting waste predicament and vowed to recycle and reduce their waste. Thousands of Read More

Indira Canteens Open Across Bengaluru: From Idlis to Puliyogare and Vangi Bath, Here’s What’s On the Menu

  In a move to make Karnataka hunger- free, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced the opening of Indira Canteens across Bangalore on Tuesday. “I am happy to announce that we are opening Indira canteens across Bengaluru this Wednesday, to feed people from the labour class and poor migrants of the city,” he said in his Independence Day speech. Congress National Vice Read More

Breastfeeding woman asked to ‘cover up’ in London museum

A woman breastfeeding her one-year-old child was asked to ‘cover up’ her breast in a museum in London even as the World Breastfeeding Week to spread the awareness about the value of breastfeeding for mothers as well as children was being observed across the globe. Instead of bearing that in silence, she took to Twitter to express her amazement. The Read More

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can get you better insurance deals

A healthy life will be pegged at the lower end of the premium rate band as the mortality risks will be lower, Shubrajit Mukhopadhyay, Chief and Appointed Actuary, Edelweiss Tokio Life, tells Moneycontrol. What are the main factors that go into determining premium rates for an individual’s life insurance policy? Pricing a term insurance product is largely about assessing the risk of Read More

Our lifestyle, not our innovation, attracts US investment to Australia

Highly skilled foreign workers (and the investment that follows them) are drawn to Australia because of the lifestyle. Joel Carrett/AAP One of the biggest turnoffs for US investment and workers is also the biggest pet peeve for locals – housing affordability. Our research finds lifestyle factors are what makes Australia stand out from other international destinations. We combined 13 in-depth case studies of Read More

Cops Bust Fake Arcade Company, Interrupt Baller Lifestyle

Six people from Santa Clara, California have been arrested and charged with selling arcade cabinets full of “counterfeit games”, which they are alleged to have been profiting off to live like rock stars. As the San Francisco Chronicle report, a woman, her son, ex-husband and three others were arrested on Thursday and accused of “forging” and selling arcade cabinets that “played classics Read More

Home improvement: How to clean and maintain premium cutlery

The beauty of your cutlery comes from the fine material it is moulded from and these sensitive metals often react with free radicals of oxygen. Avoid use of abrasive cloth for drying the cutlery and apply white vinegar to maintain lustre, suggest experts. Bhavna Goenka, CEO at Memoire and Filippo Ricci, creative director of Stefano Ricci, suggest ways: * Keep Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Watermelon Sorbet

  It is that time of the year when you sweat a lot. Watermelon is almost 92% of water and is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Also, it prevents you from dehydration. Presenting the recipe of this yummy frozen dessert Watermelon Sorbet to refresh your senses. Watermelon Sorbet Serves 6 Ingredients ½ watermelon (tarbuz) ¾ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Idli Finger Fries

Have leftover idlis but don’t know what to do with it? You can make an interesting snack with it and team it with your evening tea. Ingredients Idli – 6 to 7 Chaat masala – 1 tsp Oil – for frying idli   Method * Take one idli and cut it into four parts. Likewise cut all the idlis. * Read More