•  Hindu festival of Diwali
    Oct 27, 2013 23:13 IST

    This Diwali, play safe but be prepared

    Here are some dos and don’ts to ensure that you enjoy the Diwali celebrations without any glitch.

  • Art exhibition
    Oct 26, 2013 23:59 IST

    Online art galleries: A new forum for young artists, buyers

    There is a growing tribe of people who are shopping for art online — just like they buy books and many other things. These online art galleries, which do not have any physical presence, mostly sell the works of young artists to young first-time art buyers.

  • Blood pressure
    Oct 27, 2013 00:08 IST

    New technique promises to curb high blood pressure

    People with very high blood pressure that cannot be controlled even with a combination of medicines can now opt for renal de-nervation (RDN).

  • Vitamin tablets
    Oct 20, 2013 19:24 IST

    Quiz: are you Vitamin B12 deficient?

    Take this quiz to know if you suffer from Vitamin B12 deficiency!

  • Monkeys
    Oct 21, 2013 00:08 ISTmetro matters

    Dumping monkeys in Asola will never end the simian menace

    Our disregard for animal science was evident from the way we captured random individuals for export and, later, for translocation. Even today, civic authorities pick up these highly social animals mindlessly. Shivani Singh writes.

  • Indian railways
    Oct 19, 2013 23:06 ISTconsumer focus

    Treated shoddily by the railways? Get help from consumer courts

    Two years ago, the Indian Railways had come in for severe criticism for its insensitive handling of the rescue operation of a passenger caught between the platform and a railway coach at the Nizamuddin Railway station. Pushpa Girimaji writes.

  • VS Sampath
    Oct 18, 2013 00:12 IST

    Electoral officer removal sought over poll dates

    The major political parties have sought removal of chief electoral officer Ashwani Kumar over poll dates.

  • election officer shows
    Oct 18, 2013 00:05 IST

    Maoists cite SC NOTA ruling to justify poll boycott

    To justify their poll boycott call, the Maoists have cited the recent Supreme Court ruling on giving the electorate the option of not voting for any of the candidates in the fray by pressing the “none of the above” button.

  • Rahul Gandhi
    Oct 17, 2013 23:51 IST

    BJP’s high-handedness in Madhya Pradesh targeted by Rahul Gandhi

    Showcasing the Congress party's efforts to empower the common masses so that they can have a life of dignity appeared to be the underlying theme of Rahul Gandhi's speeches in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

  • A government polling officer showing the poll stamp to check poll material in Amritsar
    Oct 18, 2013 00:16 IST

    Poll panel issues directives on media coverage

    The Election Commission has issued directives on media coverage during the upcoming assembly elections.

  • Praying for Malala
    Oct 14, 2013 23:41 ISTINNER VOICE

    The battle for peace

    Peace prevails when there is understanding for each other’s rights and the obligation to respect and accept such rights that others should rightly be claiming ownership. PP Wangchuk writes.

  • Eyes
    Oct 06, 2013 18:54 IST

    Quiz: Can cosmetic surgery improve the way your eyes look?

    Take this quiz to know if cosmetic surgery improve the way your eyes look!

  • Eyes
    Oct 07, 2013 00:49 IST

    Cosmetic surgery for eye care is in

    Thousands of people go in for cosmetic eye surgeries not just to make their eyes look expressive but also to get rid of prescription glasses and contact lenses.

  • World Heart Day
    Sep 26, 2013 00:22 ISTworld heart day

    Never too young for a heart attack

    You can never be too young to have a heart disease or an attack. Pranay Bisht, a bubbling 24-year-old youngster, learnt it the hard way.

  • Healthy, happy life
    Sep 23, 2013 03:31 ISTStart early

    Regular check-ups for a healthy you

    Fast-paced life, mounting stress, pollution: these modern evils can together wreck havoc with health. The least one can do to ensure that the warning signs are caught early is get regular preventive health check-ups and screenings.