HindustanTimes Wed,22 Oct 2014

Monsoon special: damp-proof your style

You don't need to look purely utilitarian (read unexciting) this season in case you get wet. The trick is to identify the right outfit that can transition from summer wear to monsoon wear with ease.

The Vampire Bites Back

Luis Suarez is not the first athlete to bare his incisors, nor it is the first time he has done that. Asheesh Sharma puts together a short history of athletes who have been accused of biting.

Men Should Watch True Blood Too!

Edward and Bella ruined vampires for men, women and everybody except silly little teenage girls. But True Blood came in the form of a delicious revenge and reinstated the Pale Ones to their former glory. You can't not watch it, writes Indra Shekhar Singh.

I am reverse ageing. I was born a woman, am now a little girl: Vidya Balan

It's been a tough year for Vidya Balan, a year she doesn't understand too well. With Bobby Jasoos opening to good reviews, Balan's life is not looking as dirty as it looked earlier, writes Amrah Ashraf. Photo by Aparna Jayakumar.

Rainproof your tech shelf

That dazzling watch around your wrist, the expensive smartphone in your pocket and those precious earplugs do not share your excitement for grey skies and a deluge. Rajiv Arora lists 5 waterproof gadgets that sneer at the rain.

When I am playing well, no one's tough to handle: Saina Nehwal

Fresh from her thumping victory at the Australian Super Series, India's badminton champ, Saina Nehwal bares her heart on life beyond the court.

Wimbledon's charm is timeless: Leander Paes

Its hallowed tradition, the lush grass courts, the royal box and its VVIPs, strawberries and cream, the amazing organization despite the rains… Wimbledon's charm is timeless, writes Indian tennis' most successful player and the biggest brand ambassador of the game, Leander Paes.

Put up, shut up, and move on…

Whatever the merits of the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia case, it is the commentary around it (like, women who are rich and famous cannot be abused or harassed) that is truly troubling, writes Seema Goswami.

Greatest Indian Novels: Interview with Vikram Seth

In an exclusive interview with HT Brunch, author Vikram Seth says that he finds it hard to sleep.

Greatest Indian Novels: Jerry Pinto's list

Greatest Indian Novels: Jerry Pinto's list

Fifa fever: bar chatter among soccer fanatics

Three football fans walk into a bar. If you were eavesdropping, here's part of what you might hear…

Red and itchy: dealing with skin woes in summer

When the sun is at its best, your skin is at its worst. Here are some remedies to keep the skin healthy and beautiful.

The big Brunch summer reading list

A round-up of all the hot new books. From bestsellers to literary fiction, thrillers and books on mythology, here's everything you were looking forward to this summer.

The unmistakable regularity of Sonakshi's many avatars

Spot the difference: yes, try doing it. The Dabangg actor who has been the toast of the crowd ever since her debut, looks exactly the same in every film.

I'm dying to work with Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar, Nawazuddin: Prachi Desai

It isn't easy to handle a guy dressed as your female hair stylist standing right next to you and fiddling with your hair; but that's exactly what the actor faced during the shoot of Bol Bachchan. Excerpts from an interview.
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