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Grand prix to be grander for fans


It’s less than one month to go for Indian grand prix, and it looks like the F1 fans are all set to enjoy the second season of this premier motor sport.

College reunion makes biz sense


What happens when students from the same alma mater reunite? Old stories from college years come alive, and of course, new ones are born too. Welcome to Mixer, a social event organised by a group of young entrepreneurs, who love to revive their college days, bond over drinks and food from time to time.

Anushka denies dating Mallya Jr


Even though she is just five films old in the Hindi film industry, she has an appeal and elegance of a star. Actress Anushka Sharma, who was last seen in Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, is visibly happy these days as her next film with Shah Rukh Khan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, is already in the news and she is getting rave reviews from her fans after the release of the first movie trailer.

Head-banging with pets


They say that music appeals to all and sundry, and it shouldn’t surprise you if at the next music concert you attend you end up head-banging with pets and pooches in the crowd. If all goes well you can take your dogs to capital’s first pet-friendly music concert on October 13 and 14 at the Bacardi NH7 weekender.

Log on to desi slang dictionary


Words like dhansu, lochcha, phokat and ghanta that till now were just a part of conversation between youngsters, have now found a place in an online dictionary, Desi Slang — Aap Ki Likhi Dictionary. Besides offering meanings of the slang words, the dictionary also provides slang synonyms or offers an alternate slang which is close in meaning.

Fashion date for seven sisters

Anand Bhushan, Julie Deb, Tamara Moss, Nathaniel W. Rynjah, designers Gaurav and Ritika, Dephi Shullai and Jenjum Gadi

The Northeast is in the news again, and this time it is for a fashionably good reason. As the traditional weaves and the handicrafts from the seven sisters are ready to steal the spotlight on the ramp, we find out how the first Shillong Fashion Week (SFW), from October 19-20, aims to help the local designers.

Cricket buffs say hello to buy-buy


Cricket mania has hit the country again. As the ICC World Twenty20 2012 begins today, cricket enthusiasts are all set to cheer their favourite contenders. Online shopping portals have registered a staggering surge in the sales of their sportswear and cricket merchandise. From branded sports equipments to team T-shirts, jerseys and T20 souvenirs, online shoppers are on a buying spree this season.

Vegans gear up for bear hugs


Hug if you care for animals. If you are wondering what’s hugging got to do with saving animals then probably you still have not heard of the “Hug A Vegetarian Day”, a day dedicated to vegetarians. This year PETA India will celebrate this day on September 28 to raise awareness about vegetarianism before October, the Vegetarian Awareness Month.

Warrior girls amp up the glam


Dressed in skimpy, sparkly, blue and yellow outfits and armed with gold-coloured pom-poms, they are the cutest warriors you’ll ever come across. Meet the bubbly cheerleaders from the Golden State Warriors NBA team — Leah, Lisa, Casey, Karlee, Samantha and Patrisha — who are currently in the capital to perform at the NBA 3X tournament this weekend in Delhi.

Guys enjoy bling fling

Abhay Deol flaunt the perfect pieces of  jewellery

Whoever said ‘diamonds are a woman’s best friend’, needs to reconsider this thought as modern men are now vying for these “friends” just like their female counterparts. At the recently held India International Jewellery Week (IIFW), the resurgence of male jewellery on the runway was a clear indicator that men are now ready to flaunt their ‘bling quotient’.

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