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Using serums and moisturizers can help with nourishing and hydrating the skin.(Shutterstock)

Serum v/s Moisturizer. Confused about what your skin needs?

HealthShots | By Team HealthShots
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 04:31 PM IST
With the abundance of skincare products to choose from, you must understand the difference between a serum and moisturizer to pick out the right product.
Ruskin Bond curates new poem to ‘lament’ environmental loss in Dehradun, Mussoorie(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)
Ruskin Bond curates new poem to ‘lament’ environmental loss in Dehradun, Mussoorie(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)

Ruskin Bond curates new poem to lament environmental loss in Dehradun, Mussoorie

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 11:50 AM IST
  • Ruskin Bond’s new poem ‘Dirge of Dehradun’ laments the current environmental degradation in ‘the twin cities of happiness’ that is Dehradun and Mussoorie which were once picturesque towns in the foothills of the Himalayas but are now decaying. Read the emotional lines inside
Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: 30 quotes on love, life, happiness by iconic writer(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial/thedelhiwalla)
Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: 30 quotes on love, life, happiness by iconic writer(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial/thedelhiwalla)

Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: 30 quotes on love, life, happiness by iconic writer

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2021 12:43 PM IST
  • Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: As India’s most loved storyteller turns 87, here are 30 beautiful quotes by him on love, life, friendship and happiness which will convince you that there is still some beauty in the world despite all the conflicts and lives being lost
Ruskin Bond sitting with his favourite book. (Facebook/Ruskin Bond)
Ruskin Bond sitting with his favourite book. (Facebook/Ruskin Bond)

Ruskin Bond shares pic with his favourite book. It may surprise you

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 08:37 AM IST
A picture shared on Facebook shows Ruskin Bond holding his favourite book.
Ruskin Bond with his family in Mussoorie.(HT PHOTO)
Ruskin Bond with his family in Mussoorie.(HT PHOTO)

From Mussoorie’s Landour, Ruskin Bond’s New Year wish for his readers

Hindustan Times, Mussoorie | By Ajay Ramola
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Ruskin Bond who turned 86 in May this year has been busy as ever writing his next book, this time his lockdown diary, which, he says, may likely be titled ‘It is a Wonderful Life’.
Ruskin Bond’s dreamy Christmas greetings will set you believing in Santa again(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)
Ruskin Bond’s dreamy Christmas greetings will set you believing in Santa again(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)

Watch: Ruskin Bond’s dreamy Christmas greetings will set you believing in Santa again

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Ruskin Bond encourages fans to write to Santa this Christmas, even though he has ‘limited budget’ and we can’t stop watching this awwwdorable video on loop which is as dreamy as his fiction novels
Anupam Kher-Ruskin Bond exchange books in Mussorie over tea, cake and ‘wealth of stories’(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)
Anupam Kher-Ruskin Bond exchange books in Mussorie over tea, cake and ‘wealth of stories’(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial)

Anupam Kher-Ruskin Bond exchange books in Mussoorie over tea, cake and ‘wealth of stories’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 07:37 PM IST
Anupam Kher presented his book ‘Your Best Day Is Today’ to his ‘favourite author’ Ruskin Bond at his Mussoorie house and what followed was a ‘warm evening’ of ‘a cup of tea, a piece of delicious cake and wealth of stories’ as the Dehra hills writer gifted the actor his autobiography ‘Lone Fox Dancing’ | Watch
Uttarakhand forest department has put the poetry of 15 eminent writers on display boards in 18 of its conservation centres.
Uttarakhand forest department has put the poetry of 15 eminent writers on display boards in 18 of its conservation centres.

Nature inspires literature: Rabindranath Tagore, Gulzar, Ruskin Bond and other writers at Uttarakhand conservation centres

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 08:43 PM IST
An initiative highlighting the role of nature and how it inspires poetry has led to the Uttarakhand Forest Department setting up the poetry of 15 eminent poets in 18 conservation centres across the Himalayan state.
Bond’s aim was to write stories and become an author, but no one else seemed to think it was a good idea.(File Photo)
Bond’s aim was to write stories and become an author, but no one else seemed to think it was a good idea.(File Photo)

Ruskin Bond’s mom laughed when she heard of his ambition to be a writer

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 05:14 PM IST
In Song of India, Ruskin Bond takes the reader back to his last days in Dehradun, before he set sail for England, the year that later became the basis for his first novel, The Room on the Roof.
The campaign by Penguin Random House India in partnership with Jaipur Literature Festival saw a series of videos and virtual meets by marquee authors over a fortnight.(Unsplash)
The campaign by Penguin Random House India in partnership with Jaipur Literature Festival saw a series of videos and virtual meets by marquee authors over a fortnight.(Unsplash)

Penguin, JLF’s #ReadForResilience campaign sees participation of marquee authors

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Over 30 authors from across different genres of literature participated in a #ReadForResilience campaign, sharing their personal stories and anecdotes with readers.
Ruskin Bond 86th Birthday: Of simplicity, life in the mountains and solitude.(Instagram)
Ruskin Bond 86th Birthday: Of simplicity, life in the mountains and solitude.(Instagram)

Ruskin Bond 86th Birthday: Of simplicity, life in the mountains and solitude

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 03:22 PM IST
On Ruskin Bond’s 86th birthday, here are a few quotes by the author that to read, relish and savour, just like a crate of mangoes synonymous with summer holidays and childhood memories.
Young Ruskin and his father on the dhow.(From Hop On by Ruskin Bond; Illustrations by Samrat Halder)
Young Ruskin and his father on the dhow.(From Hop On by Ruskin Bond; Illustrations by Samrat Halder)

Excerpt: Hop On; My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes by Ruskin Bond

Hindustan Times | By Ruskin Bond
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Today is Ruskin Bond’s 86th birthday. In celebration, here is an excerpt from a story featured in his new book for children
Ruskin Bond says he will keep living in the hearts of his readers.(HT Photo)
Ruskin Bond says he will keep living in the hearts of his readers.(HT Photo)

On 86th birthday, Ruskin Bond says ‘lockdown has given time to reflect on bond with nature’

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 02:07 AM IST
When asked what has changed during the lockdown when he looks out from his window, which over the decades has itself become a character and theme for many of his writings, Bond says, “Well these days from my window, I can see Dehradun and the distant Himalayan peaks very clearly.”
Another story that features rats!: A scene from Dick Whittington and His Cat; when puss saw the rats and mice, she didn't wait to be told, from English Fairy Tales, published in 1922 (colour lithograph). Artist Arthur Rackham (1867 - 1939).(Getty Images)
Another story that features rats!: A scene from Dick Whittington and His Cat; when puss saw the rats and mice, she didn't wait to be told, from English Fairy Tales, published in 1922 (colour lithograph). Artist Arthur Rackham (1867 - 1939).(Getty Images)

Excerpt: Miracle at Happy Bazaar by Ruskin Bond

Hindustan Times | By Ruskin Bond
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Exclusive to Hindustan Times, Chocolates at Midnight, is from Ruskin Bond’s new collection of stories for children
Literary figures have started reciting their work from home, live streaming it for thousands of book lovers.(Unsplash)
Literary figures have started reciting their work from home, live streaming it for thousands of book lovers.(Unsplash)

COVID-19: Live streaming of poetry and book reading sessions

Kolkata | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 06:22 PM IST
Two prominent literary figures, exploring different genres of work, have recited their work from home live streamed for thousands of book lovers who cannot attend book reading sessions, poetry recitals and art events in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Swarnima intends to give the audiences 5-minutes of pure happiness and delight while they read her posts
Swarnima intends to give the audiences 5-minutes of pure happiness and delight while they read her posts

Swarnima Telang of ‘itsahappyworld’ shares her happiness mantra

UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Talking about the inspiration behind Swarnima’s artwork, she mentions that she truly admires Ruskin Bond’s work and his writing helped her seeing beauty in simplest of things.
There are many books we buy eagerly, take pride in having in our collection, sometimes quote from the few pages that we have been able to finish, but never manage to read them from cover to cover.(HT Imaging)
There are many books we buy eagerly, take pride in having in our collection, sometimes quote from the few pages that we have been able to finish, but never manage to read them from cover to cover.(HT Imaging)

Books we haven’t read: Time to turn the page?

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 08:16 PM IST
December is Read A New Book Month. But new can be old, if there is a classic or celebrated work that’s been lying neglected on your bookshelf for years. Ten writers tell us about the books they have yet to finish
Devbhumi – The abode of the Gods, is an epithet which is a recurring theme in the world of devotion and travel, when we talk about the state of Uttarakhand.
Devbhumi – The abode of the Gods, is an epithet which is a recurring theme in the world of devotion and travel, when we talk about the state of Uttarakhand.

Travel Diaries 2019: Uttarakhand, a celestial walk in the kingdom of Gods

Hindustan Times | By Saurav Ranjan Datta
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Uttarakhand is broadly divided into two regions – the Garhwal Himalayas and the Kumaon Himalayas. This entire region has a deep-rooted existence in the hearts of many Indians right from the time of the Mahabharata and the Puranas.
The school reiterated its commitment to develop the love for reading(HT)
The school reiterated its commitment to develop the love for reading(HT)

Ruskin Bond book launched at Shriram Millennium

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Important or interesting events that took place in Delhi-NCR schools recently
Ruskin Bond(PHOTO: Santosh Harhare/HT)
Ruskin Bond(PHOTO: Santosh Harhare/HT)

I don’t disguise myself as much as I used to: Ruskin Bond

HINDUSTAN TIMES | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 10:08 AM IST
Ruskin Bond says he’s reached a point where stories about his older self are far more interesting than his beloved invention — Rusty
(@koraldasgupta/Facebook)
(@koraldasgupta/Facebook)

We are all funny, if you look closely, says author Koral Dasgupta

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 01:52 PM IST
Author Koral Dasgupta speaks on her latest book, Summer Holiday, her love with the written word and more.
Mussoorie and the Doon valley, India, c1860, as seen from Landour.(Print Collector/Getty Images)
Mussoorie and the Doon valley, India, c1860, as seen from Landour.(Print Collector/Getty Images)

Excerpt: A Gallery of Rascals by Ruskin Bond

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 03:21 PM IST
Ruskin Bond’s new book, A Gallery of Rascals, includes new stories that feature delightful rogues. Reproduced exclusively in HT, here’s Sher Singh and the Hot-Water Bottle
Author Ruskin Bond
Author Ruskin Bond

A truly riveting tale of haunt for ghosts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joe Mathew
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2019 11:04 AM IST
During an ongoing writing career spread over five decades and more, Ruskin Bond has written more than 50 children’s books. But his works are enjoyed by readers of all ages.(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)
During an ongoing writing career spread over five decades and more, Ruskin Bond has written more than 50 children’s books. But his works are enjoyed by readers of all ages.(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)

RUSKIN BOND: Storyteller Loved by Young and Old Alike

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 03:33 PM IST
This accomplished Indian author of British descent has written over 500 short stories, essays and novels.
A view of Mussoorie from a vantage point in Landour in Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.(Photo: Prannay Pathak/HT)
A view of Mussoorie from a vantage point in Landour in Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.(Photo: Prannay Pathak/HT)

Landour: Where the lair of the lone fox lies

Hindustan Times | By Prannay, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Perched high at the periphery of the bustling Mussoorie, Landour in Tehri Garhwal is home to grand old men, pretty eateries, 19th century churches and mountainous beauty in plenty.
A youthful Ruskin Bond with his cat.(Photo courtesy: Lone Fox dancing / Speaking Tiger)
A youthful Ruskin Bond with his cat.(Photo courtesy: Lone Fox dancing / Speaking Tiger)

Ruskin Bond aka Bestseller Bond has turned 85 and is out with a new memoir

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Bond has been selling well for 30 years - a million copies with one publisher alone!
Celebrated author Ruskin Bond spent his 85th birthday among tourists and fans visiting his residence near Mullingar in Landour Cantonment board, Mussoorie on Sunday.
Celebrated author Ruskin Bond spent his 85th birthday among tourists and fans visiting his residence near Mullingar in Landour Cantonment board, Mussoorie on Sunday.

Ruskin Bond on being a brand, his new book and more

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Ajay Ramola
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 03:30 PM IST
Ruskin Bond gives us his views on the current state of literature and politics in the country.
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.(penguin.co.in)
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.(penguin.co.in)

Ruskin Bond launches new memoir titled Coming Round the Mountain on 85th birthday

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Coming Round the Mountain is the third installment of Bond’s award-winning memoir series for children that includes Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By.
Padma Bhushan awardee author Ruskin Bond turns 85 this year.(Subrata Biswas/HT Photo)
Padma Bhushan awardee author Ruskin Bond turns 85 this year.(Subrata Biswas/HT Photo)

Author Ruskin’s eccentric bond with pickles, cricket and fantasy

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 12:01 PM IST
On his 85th birthday, author Ruskin Bond proves why he is not just any octogenarian as he opens up about his love for pickles, cricket, and more.

The essential purpose of any art or literature is to become anonymous says writer and poet Jayant Kaikini

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Jayant Kaikini who has won the DSC prize for South Asian literature 2019 on why he writes, his favourite authors and why literature and medical science are similar.
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