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December 18, 2014
Xmas recipe: How to make Banana Walnut Cake
Food blogger Vishaka Rautela shares an easy and quick way to surprise guests on Christmas.

Who is 2014's hottest cover girl? Vote!
As the year draws to a close, we look back at the hottest women on magazine covers through 2014.

December 17, 2014
Yummy-licious sweet potato recipes!
What are you cooking this Christmas? Tell us and share your joy! Send us your best Christmas recipes!

Hot spells r-e-b-l-o-g-g-e-d: Top 20 most popular models!
As 2014 draws to a close, microblogging and social networking platform Tumblr has released its list of the most reblogged models on its website.

Travel 2015: So many places, so little time!
In a first of a 12-part series, we list out all the places you should visit and all the festivals you should celebrate through the New Year!

December 16, 2014
Xmas recipe: Eggless Tutti Frutti Cake
This mouthwatering cake is a winner -- it is soft, fluffy and easy to make.

December 15, 2014
Desi dessert for Christmas: Paal Kozhukattai
What are you cooking this Christmas? Share your recipes!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the 'most successful' Miss World
Bollywood actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was felicitated for being the most successful Miss World at this year's pageant.

Miss South Africa is Miss World!
South African model, Rolene Strauss is the new Miss World.

December 14, 2014
What does it feel like wearing a $2 million bra?
Impressive says Adriana Lima who wore the Fantasy Bra for the latest Victoria's Secret Show.

December 13, 2014
So, where do you want to get married?
If you have the cash, the big fat Indian wedding just got bigger. (Psst! And the good folks at TripHobo.com have a few ideas!)

December 11, 2014
Have you visited Kashmir? Share your photos with us!
Lakhs of people visit Kashmir says Omar Abdullah, the state's chief minister. Are you one of them too? Share your #KashmirPhotos with us!

Welcome to the land of the Rajputs!
Rediff Reader Ansh M visited Udaipur recently and came back with a bagful of memories!

December 10, 2014
Vote for your favourite December cover girl!
The last magazine issues of the year are out on stands and we want to know who your favourite is!

10 places to visit in 2015!
Travel bloggers Amrita Das and Rutavi Mehta list out their recommendations.

December 09, 2014
Offbeat holidays: The road less travelled


December 08, 2014
Can Honda win this war against Hero?
The Honda CD110 Dream is a motorcycle which is aimed at winning Hero Splendor customers

December 07, 2014
Heidi Klum goes topless for her new lingerie line
Pictures from the 41-year-old supermodel's latest lingerie campaign have been leaked. And from what we hear, she looks hot!

Healthy eating: How to make Vegetable Stir Fry
For those looking to follow a healthy diet, a combination of stir fried crunchy veggies makes for a delicious option.

December 06, 2014
Xmas recipe: How to make Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies can double up as tea-time snack and a quick dessert.

December 05, 2014
5 things lucky people do
Bestselling author Ashwin Sanghi says that it is indeed possible to 'attract' good luck!

December 04, 2014
Do we have your attention?
Snapshots from the most expensive Victoria's Secret Runway Show!

Eggless cooking: How to make Paneer Akuri
A delicious Parsi-style cottage cheese preparation. Do you have a recipe to share? Email it to us!

December 03, 2014
David Baldacci: Win autographed copies of The Target
The New York Times bestselling author is giving away special copies of The Target and you can be the lucky winner!

'I am the husband of the maid you tried to dishonour'
Epic Retold has the mighty Bhima tweeting his story as he lives it -- in first person, from the day he first meets his arch enemy Duryodhana, all the way through the Kurukshetra war and beyond.

December 02, 2014
A fashion show to fight AIDS
On December 1, the divas of the fashion industry came together to pledge their support to eradicate the stigma and discrimination towards HIV and AIDS victims.

Sweet treat: Crispy Apple Crumble recipe
A crunchy cinnamon-spiced fruit dessert topped with oats and nuts. Do you have a recipe to share? Email it to us!

December 01, 2014
Thank you, Sush!
We love Sushmita Sen! We really do!

Share your best Christmas recipes!
What are you busy cooking this Christmas? Tell us and share your joy!

November 30, 2014
Top 4 Sky Bars in Mumbai
Enjoy the beauty of the city from the top of the world. Here is a round-up of the best four Sky Bars that you should head to, whenever the next special occasion comes by.

Top 10: The greatest music festivals in the world
From the UK to Poland, each of these festivals attract the best of crowds. Have you booked your tickets yet?

November 29, 2014
A room with a whew!
Harnoor Channi Tiwary who recently moved to Mumbai is now exploring the outskirts of the city!

November 28, 2014
National Geographic wants you to visit Hyderabad!
The National Geographic Traveler magazine has released its go-now destinations for 2015. And apna Hyderabad is on it!

Recipe: How to make Kambu (Bajra) Idli
Food blogger and Rediff reader M R Anandalakshmi shares this healthy millet recipe. Do you have a recipe to share? Email it to us!

November 27, 2014
'I don't like fussing over clothes'
An exclusive extract from an interview with Sabyasachi Mukherjee that appears in GQ India's November 2014 issue.

Do the Diu: India's most underrated union territory
Diu, along India's west coast, is one of the most beautiful and serene places in the country says a Rediff reader

Recipe: How to make Black Eyed Peas Patty
Low on fat and high on fibre, this easy-to-make snack recipe is sure to delight you.

November 25, 2014
Recipe: How to make Veg Seekh Kebab
Food blogger Preeti Alam shares a step by step procedure to making juicy kebabs at home.

November 24, 2014
Recipe: How to make Brown Rice Kheer
Food blogger and Rediff reader Charulatha Rao sent us this yummy dessert recipe.

November 23, 2014
Recipe: How to make Swiss Chocolate Rolls
Rediff reader Ria Ganwani sent us this recipe of Swiss Chocolate Rolls.

Where India worships
In the latest edition of #India-Photos we bring you pictures of temples from across the country.

November 21, 2014
Virat Kohli gets it WROGN!
The cricketing star launched his fashion line -- WROGN (yep, that's how it's spelt)-- in Mumbai.

Recipe: How to make Pindi Chhole
Delhi-based food blogger sent us this recipe.

November 20, 2014
Healthy recipe: How to make Oats Ladoo
Mangalore-based Rediff reader Charulata Rao sent us this healthy dessert recipe.

November 19, 2014
Healthy recipe: How to make Spicy Tofu Salad
US-based Rediff reader and food blogger Sonal Gupta sent us this recipe.

November 18, 2014
Healthy recipe: How to make Couscous Salad
Tokyo based Rediff reader Lopamudra Tripathy sent us this recipe.

November 17, 2014
Healthy recipe: How to make Cracked Wheat Rava Idli
Chennai-based food blogger Vidya Srinivasan shares an interesting recipe with us.

November 16, 2014
Recipe: How to make Aloo Pohe Vade
Rediff reader Vishaka Rautela shares an experimental breakfast recipe.

November 15, 2014
Got breathtaking #India-Photos? We'd love to see them!
Readers have been sharing their most stunning travel images from around the country. You can share yours too!

Healthy eating: How to make Lentil Dosa
Food blogger Preeti Alam shares a step-by-step process.

November 14, 2014
#CutiesWithKids: You can share your pics too!
We had invited you, our dear readers, to share with us your cuties, i.e., cute selfies with kids and we have been overwhelmed with your responses. Here is the first set!

Sorry Mumbai, but Tibet's night life never ends!
Tibet is not this desolate, god-forsaken land that you have imagined it to be, discovers Saisuresh Sivaswamy.

Healthy recipe: How to make Oats ice cream
Rediff reader Sonal Kalra Mascarenhas sent us this interesting recipe.

Love him, hate him, Dan Brown is a rockstar!
Bestselling author Dan Brown spoke at the Penguin Annual Lecture in Mumbai on November 12. Snapshots from the evening

November 13, 2014
Recipe: How to make Katori Chaat
Priyanka Arun sent us this recipe. You can share yours too!

November 12, 2014
Healthy eating: How to make Russian Salad
Rediff reader Arti Gupta sent us this recipe.

November 11, 2014
#CutiesWithKids: You can share your pics too!
We had invited you, our dear readers, to share with us your cuties, i.e., cute selfies with kids and we have been overwhelmed with your responses. Here is the first set!

Children's Day special: 10 things we miss about our childhood
With Children's Day around the corner, it seems apt that we look back at the fondest years of our lives and all that we miss the most from back then!

November 10, 2014
Vote for the hottest cover girls this November!
Winter is here and we could all do with some rise in the mercury. And the hottest November cover girls will set it soaring. Don't forget to vote for your favourite!

November 09, 2014
From Amritsar with Love
In the second part of a series, we bring you recipes from chef Vikas Khanna's latest book.

November 07, 2014
They cycled the length of India and this is what they learnt
Siddarth Dudheria is the founder of Ride2Light, a group of motivated individuals who cycle to raise awareness and funds for various social causes.

November 06, 2014
Spicy salad: How to make Kala Chana Chaat
Rediff reader and food blogger Sarika Gunjal shares a low calorie, protein packed appetizer recipe. Do you have a healthy recipe to share? Email it to us!

All the hot bods under one roof!
Snapshots from this year's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner

What to eat when you're in Amritsar
In his latest book 'Amritsar -- The Flavours of the Golden City' celebrity chef Vikas Khanna takes us food tripping.

November 05, 2014
Eating healthy: How to make Chicken Stew


Because two is better than one!
For the first time, Victoria's Secret has launched two Fantasy Bras for its annual Victoria's Secret show.

November 04, 2014
Gisele Bundchen is feeling blessed!
We would too, if we met the Dalai Lama!

Baked, not fried: Thai-style Spring Rolls recipe
Do you have a healthy recipe to share? Email it to us!

November 03, 2014
What do models eat?
Beauty pageants involve diets and long rigorous workouts. Here are 4 recipes that were part of the diet that models participating in the Miss Diva Universe 2014 contest were following.

Go low-fat: How to make Moong Dal Chaat


October 30, 2014
Healthy eating: How to make Oats Paniyaram
Rediff reader and food blogger Aparna shares this healthy 'Appos' recipe. You can share yours too!

October 29, 2014
Healthy recipe: Soy Nuggets in Garlic Sauce. Share yours!
Do you have a healthy recipe to share? Email it to us!

Jodhpur RIFF 2014: Dance of the dunes
The traditional male dancers of Rajasthan produce seductive movement that has colour and beat.

10 ways in which Internet has changed the way we live
(Psst! Because today is International Internet Day!)

October 28, 2014
Time for healthy meals. Share your recipes now!
Diwali is over and it's time for a detox diet before the festive season gluttony begins again! Share with us your healthy food recipes!

Jodhpur RIFF 2014: Tune in to the desert
Every year, Mehrangarh Fort comes alive with folk music from across the world. The author soaks in the lilting melodies of Jodhpur RIFF.

The best pizza in town
Experts tell you where to find the finest crusts with the most savoury toppings in these Indian cities

Which is India's worst airport? Tell us!
Sleepinginairports.com recently released its annual list of the worst airports in the world. Tell us which is the worst airport in India here and why!

October 27, 2014
What would you like to wear on your wedding day?
Presenting 11 stunning bridal creations of the season!

October 26, 2014
Google Nexus 9 looks absolutely stunning!
Google released the new Nexus 9 amid high expectations, and by the looks of it, the tablet looks like a worthy upgrade to last year's Nexus 7, says Himanshu Juneja.

October 24, 2014
Mishti Bengal: How to make Kancha Golla
Rediff reader Debjani Chatterjee shares the recipes of this delicious Bengali sweet also known as Pran Hara.

Sweet cravings: Jalebis in a jiffy
Reader Sarani Tarafder tells us how to make Jalebis in 30 minutes.

An eyeful of Everest!


Maya Sarihan wins 'Miss India America' title
Physiology student Maya Charuni Sarihan from Scottsdale, Arizona, was crowned the 22nd Miss India America 2014 in Los Angeles.

October 23, 2014
Visit Chennai (and these 9 cities) in 2015!
International travel guide Lonely Planet has just released its list of top ten cities to visit next year. And Chennai made the cut!

The world's highest post office!
'The post office sells Base Camp certificates that serve as proof you were indeed at the spot, if doubting Firdauses ranked among your friends for whom a simple selfie from the spot is not enough.'

Yumm! Pineapple Corn Chaat recipe
Reader Tanu Pathak shares this recipe of an unusual yet very sumptuous starter or snacks for Diwali.

Kaju ni Puri: Butterless, flourless cashew cookies
Here's how to make butterless, flourless cashew cookies.

October 22, 2014
Food pilgrimage! A gastronomic tour of 7 Indian cities
Get set to burrrrrrp! Presenting the real taste of India!

Kaju masala: Munch on this healthy Diwali snack
Sonal Gupta shares with us this spicy, yet healthy, recipe for this Diwali

Diwali delight: Ashoka Halwa, a Thanjavur speciality
Also known as Thiruvaiyaru Halwa, this recipe has its origins in Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu.

Here's driving Into Tibet!
'The road from Zhangmu via Nyalam to Tingri is everything a Himalayan drive should be. With tall peaks as the backdrop, switchbacks yielding to roads that stretched into eternity, passing by some of the most scenic views on the planet.'

Droolworthy! Coconut Banana Malpua recipe
Rediff reader Priyanka Mukherjee sent us this easy-to-make Malpua recipe.

October 21, 2014
Diwali special: Irresistible Milk Cake recipe
Rediff reader Souvik Mukherjee tells us how to make Milk Cake at home!

Diwali recipe: Punjabi Matthis to go with your evening tea :-)
Nidhi S Raj of Soul And Spice Box shares with us this recipe.

Diwali recipe: Make Nankhatai in 30 minutes
US-based food blogger Smruti Shah shares this easy-to-make recipe for Diwali

Baked Chakli Puris: Guilt-free, healthy Diwali snack
Sonal Gupta shares this totally gluten free recipe made from brown rice flour and urad dal flour.

Diwali recipe: How to make Khus Khus Badam Halwa
Have you tried it yet?

Goodbye folks! Designer Oscar de la Renta takes a final bow
Ace designer to the stars passes away into the ages

Melt-in-your-mouth Gulab Jamun recipe
Reader Sarika Seth Gunjal shares this mouthwatering Gulab Jamun recipe.

A date with eternal beauty: Everest!
What does one do when one day, out of the blue, one is told to go on a road trip to the Everest Base Camp?

October 20, 2014
Diwali quick-fix recipe: How to make Paan Shots
You don't need a degree in bartending to make this drink.

Love chocolate? Try this Diwali recipe!
The kids will thank you for this.

Cover girls turn up the October heat! Vote for your favourite!
It is almost the end of the year and these beauties are setting the mercury soaring. So, without much ado, here are the most gorgeous cover girls for October. Don't forget to vote for your favourite!

Recipe: Gajar ka Halwa... with a twist
Rediff reader Amarendra Mulye from Mumbai shares this interesting 'Gulab Halwa' recipe with us.

Meet The Sari Angels
'When I least expect it, I start to find traces of India in foreign lands.'

October 19, 2014
Diwali Special: How to make Milk Kalakand
Rediff reader Souvik Mukherjee shares the recipe of the yummy Milk Kalakand. Enjoy!

How to make Motichoor Ladoos in 10 easy steps
This Diwali, surprise your loved ones with your extra-ordinary culinary skills.

October 18, 2014
Yummilicious! Caramelised pineapple phirni
Reader Sarina Kansal from Ambala sent us this easy-to-make caramelised pineapple phirni recipe.

Diwali recipe: How to make Zucchini Coconut Dumplings
You'll love its mild taste and crumbling texture, insists Shipra Dudeja.

October 17, 2014
A champagne glass modelled on supermodel Kate Moss' left breast!
This and more in our weekly round-up of news from the world of glamour and fashion!

Top 11: Hottest party destinations in the world
Looking for a place where you can party all night? Here's a global list of destinations that is sure to interest the party lover in you.

Diwali recipe: How to make Date Rolls
Vishaka Rautela shares an interesting dessert recipe made with dates and Marie biscuits. Share yours!

Recipe: Make Besan Rava Laddoo this Diwali
The delicious sweet made with besan and sooji is an absolute delight.

October 16, 2014
Diwali recipe: How to make Malai Laddoos
Rediff reader Shikha Goel shares this lip-smacking recipe of Malai Laddoo.

Diwali recipe: How to make Chocolate Marshmallow Pops
Rediff reader Manisha Bhadana tells us how to make marshmallow candies for Diwali. What's your favourite Diwali recipe? Tell us!

What are India's hottest models up to these days?


October 15, 2014
Diwali recipe: Have you tried Beetroot Coconut Barfi?
Relish the goodness of beetroot in a dessert.

Diwali recipe: How to make Kashi Halwa
Made with sweetened ash gourd and garnished with nuts, this halwa makes for an incredible festive treat.

October 14, 2014
Diwali recipe: How to make Shahi Tukda
This festive season, treat your loved ones to this royal delight.

Hello beautiful! Aditi Rao Hydari looks so, so gorgeous!
The Bollywood star walked for Payal Singhal at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.

Diwali recipe: How to make Doda Barfi
Have you tried this traditional Diwali treat?

How Sushmita and Aishwarya became superstars
Former editor of Femina magazine, Sathya Saran looks back at the Miss India pageant that changed the lives of two young women.

Do you know what this is?
Does Mumbai's Masala Library live up to its reputation? Harnoor Channi Tiwary finds out!

Nothing to be sari about!
Nine of the many, many, many saris we could not take our eyes off at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi!

October 13, 2014
Losing yourself in China's capital
Despite the language barrier, Beijing is a city where getting lost is not necessarily a bad idea

Diwali recipe: How to make Mohanthal
Made from sweetened gram flour and ghee, this sweet is sure to melt in your mouth.

Go glam in 10, 9, 8... Take a cue from these designs
Get set for some glam!

October 12, 2014
Recipe: How to make Dahi Kebab
Try these amazing fritters made from hung curd.

October 11, 2014
Diwali recipe: How to make Coconut Laddoos
Enjoy the goodness of coconut and milk in this lip-smacking recipe.

October 10, 2014
8 really cute designs at India Fashion Week that made us go aww!
India Fashion Week is underway and frankly, we cannot get over how cute some of these outfits look! Can you?

Diwali recipe: How to make Rajasthani Ghevar
Shailja Tomar tells us how to make this traditional Rajasthani sweet.

October 09, 2014
11 designs from India Fashion Week we loved so far
The Wills India Fashion Week is underway in New Delhi right now.

Today's special: Mango Halwa! Share your diwali recipes too!
Indulge in the pulpy goodness of the summer fruit.

Thank you, Lisa!
Indian fashion industry's latest 'it' girl Lisa Haydon curated a show for Myntra Fashion Weekend and it was g-r-e-a-t!

October 08, 2014
Recipe: How to make Kashmiri Dum Aloo
An absolutely melt-in-your-mouth potatoes steeped in a creamy yoghurt gravy.

French street style comes to Mumbai
French fashion label Elle showcased its Autumn-winter collection at the Myntra Fashion Weekend in Mumbai.

Out of our dreams and on to the ramp
Men's Health magazine hosted a show at the Myntra Fashion Weekend. And boy was it hot!

#SelfieFreaks, this smartphone is for YOU!
5 reasons why the Sony C3 makes the cut as one of the best selfie smartphones in the market today

October 07, 2014
What a drag! Sunil Grover takes to the runway for Mandira Bedi
The popular television actor was not exactly who we were expecting at the end of a fashion show but boy did he rock!

Recipe: How to make Raw Mango Rice
This spicy tangy preparation is quite popular during the festival season.

How about a dash of glamour in your wardrobe?
Snapshots from the collections of Pria Kaataria Puri, Masaba Gupta, Anita Dongre and Aki Narula shows at Myntra Fashion Weekend

Kalki Koechlin makes a point :-)
The actress and funnyman Cyrus Broacha had a blast on the ramp for a line curated by stylist Ami Patel.

October 06, 2014
What will you wear to the beach today?
Snapshots from designer duo Shivan and Narresh's latest collection at Myntra Fashion Weekend.

Recipe: How to make Paal Paniyaaram
Rediff reader Usha Mani tells us how to make this traditional delicacy.

Good lord those heels!
Sushmita Sen walked the runway for Rina Dhaka at the Myntra Fashion Weekend... in those heels!

Monica Dogra likes her men on a platter!
Musician, actress and now a designer -- Monica Dogra wears many hats. And in one of those roles, she likes to commodify male sexuality. Snapshots from her show at the Myntra Fashion Weekend held in Mumbai.

October 05, 2014
How on earth does Kate Moss look like this!
Weekly round-up of news from the world of glamour and fashion!

KTM RC390: A sportsbike that doesn't cost a bomb!
RC390 is the perfect city bike for India says Kunal Kelkar

October 04, 2014
And the prize for the second most bizarre bra goes to... an Indian!
So the World of WearableArt show came to a close and among the prize winners across various sections are two Indians.

Four signs that scream: Change your motorcycle tyres
It's important for any rider -- beginner or seasoned to keep in mind the importance of having healthy tyres. After all it's your tyres that give you experience on the road and any tell-tale signs of wear and tear shouldn't be ignored.

October 03, 2014
Festive recipe: How to make Sweet Aval
It is easy to make, crunchy to eat and requires no cooking.

October 02, 2014
Festive recipe: How to make Ras Malai!


Kendall Jenner is high street fashion's newest sweetheart!
Snapshots from Kendall's latest outings at the various fashion weeks!

October 01, 2014
Why are these models protesting?
Karl Lagerfeld erected a Parisian boulevard and had models stage a protest! His latest show for Chanel made a bold statement.

This Navratri you can have a pizza!
What if I told you, you could have pizza during fasts?

September 30, 2014
10 reasons why BlackBerry Passport will be a big hit
BlackBerry has got everything in place to help its latest launch become a favourite with consumers, says Himanshu Juneja

What would you like to wear today?
Snapshots from the recently-concluded Milan Fashion Week!

Festive recipe: How to make Aval Payasam
Have you tried this interesting kheer made from flattened rice, milk and nuts?

September 29, 2014
Aditi Rao Hydari just made us weak in our knees
Here's a round up of everyone who's someone who attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards held in Mumbai over the weekend.

Healthy eating lessons from our ancestors
Modern science, has taken decades and decades to prove what has been clearly documented almost 3500 years ago in our ancient texts like the Ashtanga Hridaya, says V R Ananthoo, a strong advocate of age-old healthy eating practices and one of the coordinators of Safe Food Alliance.

Is Apple iOS 8 a flop show?
On the contrary. The biggest iOS upgrade that Apple has released promises to take on the might of Android provided the company quickly fixes the bugs that users have been facing with iOS 8.

Fasting recipe: How to make Sabudana Khichdi
Do you have an interesting fasting recipe for Navratri? Share your favourite recipes with us!

September 28, 2014
Welcome to the future!
Snapshots from Manish Arora's show at Paris Fashion Week

How to avoid accidents while riding your bike!
Careful braking can go a long way in avoiding mishaps while you are on the road!

September 27, 2014
Keep your leather riding gear in ship shape
You must have spent a bomb buying these and now don't know how to keep these spick and span? Here's help!

September 26, 2014
Vespa Elegante is all yours for Rs 79,000
This is Piaggio's second limited edition scooter offering in the Indian market and the Italian automaker plans to launch special editions of the Vespa every year.

Moto X (2nd Gen): Good smartphone, bad pricing
The phone is a worthy upgrade and most definitely one of the best Android mobile phones around. The price tag. though, might hurt its chances, says Himanshu Juneja.

Navratri recipe: How to make Upvas Thepla
Do you have an interesting fasting recipe for Navratri?

September 25, 2014
Navratri fasting recipe: How to make Tomato Saar
The tangy tomato soup is an excellent recipe for hunger.

Navratri fashion: What will you wear today?
Did you know that the nine colours signify the nine distinct characteristics of Goddess Durga?

Navratri fasting recipe: How to make Sabudana Vada
This traditional fasting food is quite filling and simply hard to resist.

All the hottest supermodels in one place!
The amfAR Milano held its sixth annual gala during Milan fashion week to raise funds for AIDS research. And here's who attended it!

September 24, 2014
Looking out of Maratha Empire's two crown jewels
Rediff reader Rashmi Parab trekked to the twin forts of Lohgad and Visapur this monsoon. Here's an account of her trek in breathtaking photographs!

Navratri fasting recipe: How to make Samo Rice
This traditional preparation is a hit among the young and old alike.

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus has competition!
Here is a comparative analysis of iPhone 6 Plus against other leading phablets available in the market...

September 23, 2014
The world turned up at Karan Johar's fashion show!
The filmmaker has been chipping away at fashion designing for a while now.

One mad, mad evening in 15 pictures
Femina hosted its annual Style Diva pageant in Mumbai on Sunday and it seemed like one big mad, stylish party!

Navratri fasting recipe: How to make Rajgire ki Puri
Do you have an interesting fasting recipe for Navratri?

September 22, 2014
London Fashion Week just had its first ever plus-sized fashion show!
Evans just became the first plus-sized brand to showcase at London Fashion Week ever. And it was great!

Are you fasting for Navratri? Share your recipes
Share your interesting fasting recipes and photographs with us.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee says fashion is suffering an identity crisis
We bring you an excerpt from an interview with the master couturier as it appears in the latest edition of Vogue (India).

September 21, 2014
Britney Spears reveals her fab new lingerie line
The popstar continues to reinvent herself as she launches her lingerie and sleepwear line at New York Fashion Week.

September 19, 2014
Recipe: Tofu in Thai Basil Curry
If you like your tofu in a rich spicy curry, try this recipe.

Folks, these are the best-dressed women in the world!
People magazine has returned with its annual list of best-dressed women. Here are the top 11 ladies who are making heads turn.

8 reasons why iOS 8 is better than iOS 7!
Advanced integration of new iCloud features with Apple products make iOS 8 a preferred operating system over its predecessor.

September 18, 2014
Recipe: How to make spicy cheesy pinwheel bread rolls
The Italian bread roll makes for an ideal tea time snack.

How to prepare yourself and your bike for a trip to Ladakh
It's very important to evaluate your own and your bike's physical condition before you decide to set out on a long ride, especially to a difficult terrain like Ladakh. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself and your bike totally fit for the trip!

India at New York Fashion Week
Since we cannot get enough of desis in the Big Apple :-)

Mera wala HMT: The timekeeper of a nation


September 17, 2014
At 13, she has achieved the unthinkable!
This is Isabella Rose Taylor. She is 13. And she's just showed at New York Fashion Week.

Google's Android One India gameplan!
Here are top 10 things you must know about the Android One Programme.

Is this the best Bajaj Discover yet?
The Discover 150 is a value for money commuter bike which is high on performance, says Faisal Ali Khan of MotorBeam.com.

Recipe: How to make Chikki
Traditionally made from peanuts, this candy also comes in different variants now.

8 adventure holiday destinations for your partner and you!
TripHobo.com lists out the seven such destinations popular, especially amongst young couples :-)

September 16, 2014
Reason #2659 to stay off Facebook: You're likely to get conned
A study has revealed that Facebook users are more likely to fall for social media scams.

Surelee Joseph at New York Fashion Week!
She's been a regular at fashion weeks in Mumbai and New Delhi and here she is walking the runway in New York!

A quaint town on the banks of Narmada
Get Ahead reader Sangeeta didn't realise how she spent an entire day on the banks of the Narmada at Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh.

What these hot models have been up to!
So while the most of us have been taking cover from the seemingly never-ending monsoon, the Instagram feed of the hottest Indian and International models offers us some insight into what these heavenly bodies have been up to.

iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? What must you buy?
You may like it or not but Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are definitely ahead of other premium smartphones available in the market when it comes to performance, battery life and OS, says Shruti Puri.

Recipe: How to make Zarda
Why wait for a wedding to have this sumptuous preparation made from flavoured rice cooked in milk.

September 15, 2014
RC 200 and RC 390: KTM's spanking new bikes!
Full-faired RC bikes from KTM offered at mouth-watering prices, writes Faisal Ali Khan of MotorBeam.com.

25 photos of Cara Delevingne that prove she's freaking awesome!


September 14, 2014
Lady Gaga would rather be fat than shallow
This and more news from the world of showbiz in this latest edition of our glamour round-up.

PIX: Trekking to Chandratal, a lake in the Himalayas
Chandratal is utterly mesmerizing, says Rediff reader Mridula Dwivedi. Here she shares these amazing pictures of her Himalayan adventure.

September 13, 2014
Listening to the sounds of silence in Panchgani
Looking for a quiet getaway? Head to Panchgani, near Mumbai says Harnoor Channi-Tiwary.

September 12, 2014
9 things that cost (almost) as much as the iPhone 6 Plus
If you, like us, are wondering what you can really do with that sort of money, this list might come handy!

#Mera-wala-HMT: Share photos of your HMT watches!
As HMT Watches gets set to wind up its business, we are asking you to share with us photographs of your personal pieces of history.

Don't miss! 15 images from a rail journey
Check out the scenes they witnessed...

The international model who was rejected for being too beautiful
Australian model Alicia Komodromos talks about travelling to India to pursue her modelling dream and how she found her second home and friends for life.

Recipe: How to make Carrot Barfi
Relish the goodness of carrots and nuts at its best.

September 11, 2014
14 Lisa Haydon moments that made us sigh!
Fashion industry's 'it' girl is our very favourite. Here's why :-)

What will you do with Rs 80,500?
Will you bite the bait or rather do something else with that money?

Recipe: How to make Doodhi Halwa
It is hard to resist this mouthwatering sweet dish.

September 10, 2014
Kendall Jenner is all grown up now!
The reality TV star walked for Tommy Hilfiger's Spring-Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week recently and boy was she stunning!

Now, 50 Shades lingerie just for you!
The British retailer launches a new line based on the steamy bestseller.

The simple joys of a rural Indian shaadi
Snapshots from an unforgetful journey

Recipe: How to make Badaam Pak
We bring you a simple recipe to sweeten up the festive season.

September 09, 2014
Vote for the hottest September girl!
Here's a round-up of the glossies for August -- take our poll and let us know who you think makes for the most fashionable, sexy cover this month!

Go vroom this festive season: Top 5, 150cc bikes
As the festive season approaches, two-wheeler manufacturers are gearing up to give their best. One of the major segment of the industry - -- the 150cc motorcycles - -- is already on fire with lots of fresh offerings.

10 words and phrases that can mean totally different things!


September 08, 2014
The 10 most hated selfies! (Are you guilty?)
A survey conducted by CheapHolidayLand.com has revealed the ten most hated selfie types (yes there are types)!

iPhone 6: Will Apple create history again?
The iPhone 6 represents the flagship smartphone of the company and whether or not it manages to compete with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Sony Xperia Z3, you can bet Apple will create history once more.

September 07, 2014
Hot midriff alert! 8 sexy designs from Lakme Fashion Week
Get set to have your mind blown!

September 05, 2014
Festive recipe: How to make Sooji Coconut Barfi
The delicious sweet made from rava and coconut is an absolute delight.

Good lord those legs!
Deepika Padukone was just one among several celebrities at Vogue's Fashion's Night Out, a luxury retail extravaganza in Mumbai.

Have it, flaunt it!
British supermodel Cara Delevingne rocked the red carpet at GQ Men of the Year Awards.

September 04, 2014
So, will you wear these LFW creations?
Because sometimes, just sometimes, designers go trigger happy! :-)

Is the Xiaomi Mi 3 worth Rs 14,000?
What does the Mi 3 offer buyers at this price? A closer look at the phone that sold 95,000 units in six online flash sales.

Onam recipes: Sambaar, Avial, Kaalan and more
The traditional Onasadhya is incomplete without these sumptuous preparations made from rice, coconut, milk and assorted veggies.

September 03, 2014
Congratulations, Kim! Good job!
GQ names Kim Kardashian West the Woman of the Year.

Have you been to the Thirparappu Falls in Kanyakumari?
Heading to Kanyakumari? You won't regret a visit to the Thirparappu waterfalls.

Achche din? Japanese restaurants in India dish out vegetarian delights
Japanese cuisine gets a vegetarian twist in India.

Hero Splendor Pro Classic is the world's cheapest cafe racer motorcycle
At Rs 53,900, the Hero Splendor Pro Classic is the cheapest cafe racer motorcycle in the world, says Faisal Ali Khan of MotorBeam. The other locally manufactured cafe racer styled motorcycle is the Royal Enfield Continental GT.

Desi girl Chitrangada or red hot Malaika? Vote for your favourite showstopper!
The recently-concluded Lakme Fashion Week saw several stunning ladies walking the runway for their designer friends. Vote for your favourite!

September 02, 2014
Have you gone on these 7 wildlife safaris?
Conde Nast Traveller sorted through the wish lists of wildlife enthusiasts from around the world to collate this definitive guide. How many will you cross off?

Would you quit engineering to be a model? She did!


September 01, 2014
Ladies only please! Top 5 scooters for you
As competition hots up, more and more scooter manufacturers are turning their attention to the female buyers. Here are five scooters that are getting the desired attention.

Is Sony Xperia T3 worth Rs 25,000?
Sony will do well to pull its latest offering near to the Rs 20,000 mark if they want to make prospective buyers seriously consider the Xperia T3.

Sexy, quirky, stylish: Saris we love!
Presenting the best of Indian drapes fresh off Lakme Fashion Week runway!

August 31, 2014
12 daring necklines from LFW runway
Because every fashion week needs could do with some :-)

August 30, 2014
A slice of France, right here in Mumbai
Le Pain Quotidien (LPQ), a global restaurant chain started in Belgium in 1990 has managed to transform a little part of Mumbai into Europe itself, says Harnoor Channi-Tiwary

August 29, 2014
Recipes: How to make Shahi Kheer and Sweet Appams
This Ganeshotsav prepare these sweet offerings.

August 28, 2014
Why is this new lingerie campaign so controversial?
Dear Kate has released it's new lookbook featuring tech bosses in their undies.

10 lessons I learned from my travels!
CEO and founder of TripHobo.com, Praveen Kumar an avid adventurer lists out his greatest learnings.

How these 8 hot models get flawless skin
It isn't rocket science discovers Rajesh Karkera. Read on

10 couples you'll find on campus
They are here, there and everywhere! You are sure to bump into these lovebirds in your college campus.

May 02, 2014
Must-try recipes from India!
Check out all the recipes you, our dear readers, sent us on this interactive map! :-)

August 29, 2013
High fashion is severely low on soul
18-year-old Paloma Sharma had never been to a fashion week until a few days ago. She writes about what it feels like to stick out like a sore thumb.

July 15, 2013
Google doodles for Rembrandt van Rijn's 407th birthday
The search engine is celebrating the 407th birthday of the Dutch artist

May 31, 2013
Google doodles for Julius Richard Petri
The search engine giant commemorates the achievements of German bacteriologist and inventor of the Petri dish.

May 30, 2013
Share YOUR memorable summer pics with us!
Had an eventful season? If you've managed to capture some of its more special moments, share them with us.

April 02, 2013
Google doodles for Maria Sibylla Merian's 366th birthday
Today's Google is celebrating German naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian's 366th birthday

February 14, 2013
George Ferris: Google's new doodle for Valentine's Day
The Ferris wheel in the doodle is a tribute to American engineer George Ferris who was born on February 14.

February 08, 2013
Jagjit Singh: Google doodles for the ghazal maestro
The search engine giant pays tribute to the late singer with a doodle on his 72nd birthday.

January 22, 2013
Chat with best-selling author Preeti Shenoy
Chat with best-selling author Preeti Shenoy on writing books and being in love.

January 21, 2013
Vote: Michelle Obama's new hair-do
What do you think of Michelle Obama's new hair-do? Tell us!

January 17, 2013
Kalyani Chawla: 'I am the epitome of a memsahib'
A quick take with Kalyani Chawla Vice President of Christian Dior

December 27, 2012
Chetan Bhagat, India's Charles Dickens
Characters that populate his novels, preoccupations they have, ambitions they nurse and obstacles they encounter are all endearingly those of today's real-life India, says Ajit Balakrishnan

December 07, 2012
Gisele Bundchen gives birth to baby girl
This is the second time that the Brazilian stunner has been visited by the stork.

November 27, 2012
He was the woman from a Ravi Varma painting
Bringing you an excerpt from Anita Nair's latest novel, Cut Like Wound.

November 20, 2012
'Be discerning about who you choose to be guided by'
We bring you an exclusive excerpt from A Song for I by Chandrima Pal.

November 08, 2012
Share your unusual travel pictures with us!
Spotted something out of the ordinary and caught it on camera? Send it in! We are inviting you to share your unique, original travel photographs with us on Rediff ZaraBol and we will publish the best of the images on Rediff.com!

Bram Stoker: Google doodles for Dracula creator
Today, the search giant is celebrating the Irish novelist's 165th birthday with the doodle.

October 18, 2012
Chat with the author of Jack is Back
Join us for a chat with PG Bhaskar, author of Jack is Back in Corporate Carnival.

October 15, 2012
Google doodles for cartoonist Winsor Zenic McCay
American cartoonist Winsor Zenic McCay had inspired the likes of Walt Disney and several other animators of his time. Google pays a tribute to his genius with this interactive doodle.

October 08, 2012
Contest: How to deal with problems at work? Tell us!
Reply to this simple question on ZaraBol and win free goodies!

October 04, 2012
Contest: How to deal with a lazy boss? Tell us!
Reply to this simple question on ZaraBol and win free goodies!

October 01, 2012
Get YOUR festive recipes published!
In a countdown to Navratri, Durga Puja and Diwali, help us celebrate with some mouth-watering traditional recipes!

September 28, 2012
'Were we responsible for the presence of the rats?'
We bring you an excerpt from R Chandrasekar's new book, The School of Core Incompetence.

September 24, 2012
DON'T MISS: Winners of the Love Story contest!
We are glad to announce the winners of this contest -- here's the list of budding authors!

September 03, 2012
Live chat: Tips to prevent hair loss
Homeopathy expert, Dr Akshay Batra, will answer your queries on hair loss and scalp problems in an online chat at 3 pm.

August 28, 2012
DON'T MISS: The BEST eateries in Ahmedabad
Harnoor Channi-Tiwary lists out the places to visit and eat while in Ahmedabad.

August 20, 2012
Excerpt: The boy from Bihar who designs shoes for stars
We present to you an excerpt from Poor Little Rich Slum: What We Saw in Dharavi and Why It Matters by Rashmi Bansal and Deepak Gandhi.

August 14, 2012
Chat@4 with bestselling author Ravinder Singh
Chat with bestselling author Ravinder Singh at 4pm today on Rediff Zarabol!

TOP 6: Writing tips from a bestselling author!
Ravinder Singh, author of I Too Had a Love Story and Can Love Happen Twice? shares the secret of his success with you, our readers! Read on!

July 19, 2012
Share YOUR unique monsoon pics with us!
Share your unique, original photographs of the season with us!

July 16, 2012
Chat with author of <I>Kiss and Tell</I>
Political journalist and author of Kiss and Tell Nistula Hebber will take questions on her book, walking the power corridors and falling in love at the wrong place and at the wrong time.

July 11, 2012
$1million gold and diamond bra on sale in UK
A Birmingham store is selling an 18 carat gold bra encrusted with over 500 carats of diamonds for a whopping 1 million dollars.

ZaraBol interview with author of Bollywood Striptease
Neeta Shah, author of Bollywood Striptease will take questions on her book and Bollywood's casting couch culture.

Excerpt: Shocking culture of the casting couch
We bring you an exclusive excerpt from Neeta Shah's debut novel -- Bollywood Striptease.

July 04, 2012
'Naughty Man' Siddharth Narayan gets candid
Siddharth Narayan and rediff.com's Manicmande get talking about Anand's book -- Naughty Men -- mid-life crisis and the stupid things men do when they hit 40.

July 03, 2012
Excerpt: How a middleclass youth becomes a terrorist
We present to you an exclusive excerpt from Juggi Bhasin's book The Terrorist. Read on!

June 27, 2012
LIVE: Interview with Komal Mehta, author of Nick of Time
Komal Mehta, author of Nick of Time will join us for a LIVE interview on Rediff ZaraBol on Wednesday June 27 at 3 pm.

June 26, 2012
Excerpt: Komal Mehta's Nick of Time
Nick of Time tells the story of Alehya who returns in a state of bliss to Chandigarh after ten years to attend her childhood friend Shagun's wedding only to realise that her future husband is a man she hates, well almost. We bring you an excerpt from the upcoming book.

June 11, 2012
Excerpt: Two 'Naughty Men' and one raunchy road trip
We bring you an excerpt from debutant author Siddharth Narayan's Naughty Men. Read on!

May 08, 2012
Sachin's new hairdo: Love it or hate it?
The Little Master's new hairdo seems to be making more waves than his IPL performance.

February 24, 2012
Cooking with Poo and six REALLY ODD book titles
The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year was conceived as a way to avoid boredom at the annual Frankfurt Book Fair. Check out what titles are in the running this year.

February 01, 2012
Reader invite: Share your Valentine's Day recipes with us!
Tell us about that one special recipe that you and your partner totally love.

December 09, 2011
Book excerpt: Can love happen twice?
We bring you excerpts from the latest book of Penguin India's Metro Reads series.

November 14, 2011
Nature trails and camps with WWF
The World Wildlife Federation is organising a series of nature walks and nature camps through the first three months of next year. Here is a list of places you can visit with the group.

November 11, 2011
Restaurant review: Korean cuisine for the soul
Harnoor Channi-Tiwary shares with us her experience at Gung, The Palace in New Delhi.

September 26, 2011
Excerpt: 'Love is when I can't pay attention in class'
Presenting an excerpt from Penguin's latest book, 'I Never Thought I Could Fall in Love' by Ludhiana-based Chanchaldeep Singh Sandhu.

September 13, 2011
First Look: And the new Miss Universe 2011 is...!
The Miss Universe 2011 beauty pageant drew to a close in Sao Paolo last night with the crowning of a new winner -- Miss Angola.

September 12, 2011
National costume no-show for Miss India-Universe!
It seems our Miss Universe hopeful Vasuki Sunkavalli was left red-faced when her national costume failed to be delivered on time for a photocall at the pageant.

September 09, 2011
DON'T MISS! Miss Universe 2011, all 89 hopefuls!
Don't miss out on our series profiling each Miss Universe 2011 contestant from across the world!

September 07, 2011
Innerwear as outerwear! Would YOU wear this?
British model Abigail Crouch obviously thinks less is more! Do you like her choice of outfit?

July 22, 2011
Google doodle for Alexander Calder
The search engine celebrates the 113th birth anniversary of American artist and sculptor Alexander Calder with a doodle.

July 19, 2011
Forget the G-string, ladies: The C-string is here!
Here's what you need to know about the latest rage in women's innerwear!

July 18, 2011
'My most beloved Delhiite, author Arundhati Roy'
The Delhi Walla -- Portraits is the fourth and final volume in a series of books that brings together the best of writer-photographer Mayank Austen Soofi's blog The Delhi Walla. We bring you an excerpt.

July 12, 2011
Google doodle for St Basil's Cathedral anniversary
The search engine has created a special doodle to mark the occasion.

June 29, 2011
Prince Harry's new girl has a Bollywood past!
Prince Harry has been revealed to be dating lingerie model and Love Aaj Kal actress Florence Brudenell-Bruce.

June 24, 2011
Share your one-of-a-kind monsoon pics with us!
Share your unique, original photographs of the season with us!

June 17, 2011
First look: India's newest supermodel!
A Delhi beauty has won the chance to catapult to international stardom in the modelling world.

May 04, 2011
Was your honeymoon BETTER than Wills and Kate's?
Where did you have your honeymoon? Tell us all about it and send in some pictures!

May 03, 2011
IMAGE: Katrina goes from babydoll to bombshell!
Here's a first look at B-Town bombshell Katrina Kaif on the cover of Vogue India.

April 21, 2011
Should airlines pay when they inconvenience us?
What airline policies would you like to see the Indian Government implement to minimise inconvenience to passengers?

April 08, 2011
Quiz: Will your romance sink or swim?
How well do you know your partner? Take this quiz designed by Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain and find out for yourself!

April 07, 2011
'I had married a thief'
Love on the Rocks by former management professional Ismita Tandon Dhankher is "a romantic thriller that tests the bonds of love and marriage against a backdrop of suspense, intrigue and psychological undercurrents". We bring you an excerpt.

April 04, 2011
Share your one-of-a-kind summer pics with us!
The mercury's rising and we hope your creativity is too -- share your unique, original photographs of the season with us!

April 01, 2011
Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas
Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas by media professional Madhuri Banerjee is the fictional story of Kaveri, a 30-year-old interpreter by profession whose aim is to 'figure out the language of love'. We bring you an excerpt.

March 21, 2011
Kate's sheer dress attracted Wills! And you?
It is believed that Kate Middleton's stint on a college ramp in a sexy see-through number is what sealed her royal destiny. What were you wearing when your partner was first attracted to you?

March 10, 2011
Ladies, are you wearing the right bra?
Slipping cups, breaking straps and dreaded 'back fat' -- are all the horrors of not wearing the right bra for you.

February 16, 2011
Mila Kunis sizzles in innerwear for mag cover!
The brunette beauty strips down and opens up for a shoot with W Magazine.

February 04, 2011
The world's most romantic hotspot? Show us!
Share with us pictures and stories of the most romantic spot you've ever been to!

February 03, 2011
Clooney's girl a seductress in Italian lingerie!
Elisabetta Canalis stuns in the latest ad campaign for Cavalli.

January 12, 2011
Look: New York's nutty No Pants Subway Ride!
It's a city prank in the Big Apple -- you have to board the subway minus your lower garments!

January 11, 2011
First look: Padma Lakshmi's seductive new mag cover
The sizzling Top Chef host and model strikes a sensual pose for the January edition.

December 30, 2010
Now, a 'smart' foam bra to boost cleavage by NASA!
Intelligent memory foam designed by NASA to make safer aircraft cushions is now being used in bras Down Under.

December 29, 2010
Share your New Year's fashions and plans with us!
Tell us about your December 31 plans and show us how you're decking up for that big year-end party!

December 22, 2010
Monikangana dares to bare for magazine cover!
Here's a look at model-actress Monikangana Dutta's glamorous new magazine cover.

December 20, 2010
Did the US First Lady wear a secondhand dress?
Fashion icon and US First Lady Michelle Obama has once again set the style world abuzz by wearing a second-hand dress to a Christmas celebration in Washington.

December 16, 2010
Your best pics of 2010!
Share your unique, original photographs from this past year with us!

December 06, 2010
Look: Katy Perry's crystallised lips!
The popster gives 'ruby red' a whole new meaning on her latest glossy cover.

November 22, 2010
Supermodel Heidi Klum gains weight to look younger!
The supermodel has revealed her strategy for looking young: keeping on extra weight.

November 16, 2010
This Mumbai patisserie is choco-heaven!
Get Ahead readers Marinha J Fernandes, who visited Mumbai's famous patisserie Theobroma writes about her experience.

November 15, 2010
Lingerie supermodel Miranda Kerr on her lifestyle!
Miranda Kerr, who is expecting her first child with husband Orlando Bloom, has attributed her wholesome country-girl-next-door charm to clean and healthy living.

November 12, 2010
Soon, 9-inch 'Sky Heel' to hit stores!
Shoppers are all set to go Gaga for new platforms which will be the highest available on the High Street -- at a whopping nine inch heel.

November 10, 2010
Look: Popstar Katy Perry wears Falguni-Shane dress to EMAs
The Indian designers, who have in the past dressed international celebrities like Madonna, Fergie, Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland have landed another famous client.

Now, 'naughty' lingerie that fastens with magnets!
A French label, Lingerie Dement, has launched a range of lingerie that fastens with magnets rather than the traditional hook and eye straps.

November 08, 2010
Now, Queen Elizabeth joins Facebook!
The latest royal celebrity to join Facebook is British Queen Elizabeth.

'Killer high heels' have injured 3 million women!
The next time you wear those stilettos, better be careful -- a new study has suggested that more than three million women have had to seek medical attention for injuries caused by their high heels.

November 04, 2010
Special: Red, White and Blue Diwalis
Shobhan Bantwal says her Diwalis have taken on a different glow.

Diwali as I remember it
Ruby Banerjea wanders down memory lane.

November 03, 2010
Special: 'On Diwali, I feel my Indianness'
Aseem Chhabra relishes celebrating his otherness during the festival.

October 29, 2010
Miss World pageant returns to China
A bevy of 120 beauties from around the globe will don their most alluring evening gowns and sexiest swimwear on Saturday for the Miss World pageant in the Chinese resort town of Sanya.

October 26, 2010
Recipes for a delicious Diwali? Share them!
We want your favourite festive recipes -- simply fill up the form and we'll publish them right here!

October 22, 2010
Enjoy the holiday season: Suggest Diwali getaways!
With Diwali coming up, everyone is making plans to get away to weekend hotspots and we want suggestions from you. Help other readers discover new, exciting places closest to their cities by filling up this quick travel form.

Look: The latest in diamond-studded lingerie
Brazilian model Adriana Lima was photographed showing off her assets in a 2 million dollar diamond-encrusted bra in New York.

October 15, 2010
World's most expensive mobile is worth 5 million pounds!
Lay your eyes on the world's most expensive phone -- an Apple iPhone 4, which is enclosed in 500 flawless cut diamonds, equivalent to 100 carats.

October 14, 2010
Your lingerie colour reveals the kind of lover you are!
Do you prefer black underwear to red? Or pink to white? A psychologist has revealed that preference for a certain colour also reveals the kind of lover you are.

October 12, 2010
Kim Kardashian poses in the buff for mag cover
Kim Kardashian, who regretted going naked for Playboy, has bared all for a magazine cover yet again, this time in the name of art.

October 07, 2010
What are you wearing this Navratri?
Are you celebrating Navratri in style? Show us your stylish festive outfit!

Supermodel Kurkova sets a healthy example
Czech model Karolina Kurkova has taught aspiring models about the importance of healthy eating in a reality programme.

October 05, 2010
Queen's gloves, Gandhi's shawl at CWG textile show
The Commonwealth Games bring an extraordinary show of textiles from 22 countries to the city. Among the exhibits is Nehru's jacket and Mandela's silk shirt.

October 04, 2010
Adriana Lima shows off $2.4 million diamond bra
Adriana Lima looked like a million dollars as she wore the latest in jewel-encrusted lingerie.

October 01, 2010
Naomi Campbell poses topless -- with a snake!
The latest edition of Russian GQ features the catwalk queen, 40, on the cover, striking a saucy pose with a Burmese Python strategically placed across her torso.

September 30, 2010
Look: Ash stuns on the red carpet in Paris
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with hubby Abhishek showed up at Roberto Cavalli's 40th anniversary celebration in Paris yesterday.

A gadget bike for James Bond
The bike, to be displayed at next week's Cycle Show at Earls Court in London, also boasts a caterpillar track for smooth riding over potholed roads.

September 29, 2010
Bangalore luxury spa plays host to Duchess Camilla
It seems Duchess of Cornwall Camilla (formerly Parker Bowles) is making the most of the time she spends in the country.

September 27, 2010
Fashion models 'eat cotton balls to keep weight down'
A revealing documentary is set to blow the cover off the dark side of the glamour industry.

September 20, 2010
Models catwalk nude: Does fashion know no rules?
Charlie Le Mindu, the favourite wigmaker of popstar Lady Gaga, broke the last taboo in the fashion world by sending stark naked models down the catwalk at the ongoing London Fashion Week.

September 15, 2010
New 3D Wonderbra ad 'distraction to drivers'
A 3D advertisement by bra company Wonderbra, which features a well-enhanced woman's cleavage, is being considered a road safety hazard, as it can be distracting for drivers.

September 08, 2010
Look: Lady Gaga causes outrage with raw meat bikini
Pop star Lady Gaga has angered animal rights activists after appearing on the cover of the September issue of Men's Vogue Japan clad in a bikini made of raw meat.

September 07, 2010
Your say: Is it safe for women to travel solo in India?
Is it safe for women to travel solo in India? We ask readers to share their experiences and advice.

September 03, 2010
Kim Kardashian poses with nude men for mag cover
The reality star has posed for a steamy pic with two naked men for a magazine, calling it her 'most risque' cover till date.

David Beckham: A fashionista since the age of seven!
Football legend David Beckham has revealed that he has been a fashion victim since he was seven.

September 02, 2010
Now, a bra that takes 10 years off your looks!
Lingerie brand Ultimo has claimed that it has created the perfect bra, which can turn saggy boobs into perky ones, take ten years off one's looks and is apparently so comfortable you can sleep in it.

Supermodel Bar Refaeli: Being skinny is 'sad'
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio's supermodel girlfriend Bar Refaeli has said that she feels sad to see skinny models walking the runways looking all shaky and hungry.

Naomi Campbell: Covergirl at 15 and again at 40
The supermodel first posed for Elle when she was 15 and now, at 40, she proves that she's still got it.

September 01, 2010
Poll: Curvy like Christina or slim like Kate?
Young women want to look like curvaceous Christina Hendricks and not supermodel Kate Moss, according to Cosmopolitan magazine. Would you rather be curvy or waif-thin?

August 31, 2010
Look: Maldives' underwater honeymoon suite!
A new honeymoon suite in the Maldives offers a breathtaking view of marine life -- be it day or night.

August 12, 2010
Jennifer Aniston's monthly beauty budget: $30!
If you've been splurging like crazy on expensive cosmetic products, listen to how one of the most beautiful women in the world maintains her looks on a shoestring budget.

August 02, 2010
'World Cup's Girlfriend' to pose in the buff again
If you haven't had enough of FIFA sensation Larissa Riquelme yet, here's some news that is sure to have you sit up and take notice!

Chelsea wore Vera Wang to her wedding -- and you?
When Chelsea Clinton got married on July 31, she wore a breathtaking Vera Wang bridal gown. What did you wear on your special day? Share photos and videos with us!

You voted: Most Desirable Indian Woman!
On July 20, we invited readers to participate in a poll to let us know who they think is the most desirable woman in India. ell, the votes are in (all 9299 of them) and here's who won!

Aussie chef: I love Indian food
World-renowned Aussie chef Curtis Stone is in town for a taste of India. Here's why.

July 30, 2010
Share your monsoon recipes!
Write in to us with instructions on how to prepare your favourite rainy-day foods and we'll publish your recipes right here on rediff.com.

July 22, 2010
Anil Kapoor to walk the ramp for Aisha
He may have turned the big 50, but actor Anil Kapoor shows no signs of slowing down as he will walk the ramp for designer Anamika Khanna at the ongoing Delhi Couture Week to promote his upcoming home production Aisha.

July 21, 2010
Another fun dimension to Rediff.com's MyPage
Rediff.com has added a new section called 'Featured Games' on their MyPage last week. The games are rendered on Rediff PlayGully, the latest addition to Rediff.com's array of services.

July 19, 2010
Visiting the 'hidden paradise' just got better
Holidaying in Ladakh -- known for its breathtaking natural beauty but seen as remote and inaccessible by many domestic tourists -- has become slightly easier from this season on.

July 15, 2010
Look: World's Sexiest Woman sizzles on mag cover!
Two months ago, FHM named her 'Sexiest Woman on the Planet'. And now model Marisa Miller is sizzling on the cover of the latest edition -- a first look.

July 12, 2010
The FIFA star who's sexier than Octopus Paul
The World Cup has drawn to a close, but Larissa Riquelme's career is only just taking off. She has become Paraguay's highest-paid model as of this year and her name is among the most-searched on the Internet. She's gone from a nobody to a global pin-up overnight and here's why.

Excerpt: The true artist is NOT above money
We bring you an excerpt from former TV writer Venita Coelho's book 'Soap', which discusses a career in Indian television and also serves as a handbook for beginners who want to make a career behind the camera.

Share your one-of-a-kind monsoon photos!
We want you to send in your interesting monsoon snapshots so we can share them with other readers. They can be funny, they can be touching or just plain weird -- odd scenes that are captured on a lens for posterity.

July 09, 2010
Meet the hottie Spain wants banned from FIFA
The most famous WAG of this year's FIFA World Cup is definitely Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas' girlfriend and television presenter Sara Carbonero. Here's why.

July 03, 2010
Recommend your favourite monsoon weekend getaway!
This monsoon suggest to our readers your favourite getaways and things you can do there.

June 28, 2010
Excerpt: On swallowing a live fish
Following Fish: Travels around the Indian Coast is a fascinating collection of nine essays on the life along India's coastline by Delhi-based journalist Samanth Subramanian. We bring you an excerpt.

June 24, 2010
Would you eat bugs for a bod like hers?
So you want a figure like Salma Hayek -- who doesn't? But here's something you probably don't know about the Mexican beauty.

June 21, 2010
Get into FIFA World Cup mania with your smartphone
Get into the FIFA groove with your phone Games, apps, score updates, statistics...there's something for everyone in the digital world around the World Cup.

June 16, 2010
The secret behind Kylie Minogue's glowing complexion
Australian singer Kylie Minogue has insisted that it takes a lot of hard work to look as good as she does.

June 15, 2010
First look: Gisele Bundchen returns to the catwalk
The highest paid supermodel looked sizzling, barely six months after giving birth to her first baby.

June 11, 2010
Dad: Maestro in the kitchen or mess-maker?
if he's a good cook, share your father's kitchen preparations with us for Father's Day!

The pull of the Psybabas
It's hard to leave Bangalore's quirky new One Stop Psy Shop.

June 08, 2010
Varanasi girl crowned Miss Tibet 2010
Twenty three-year-old Varanasi girl Tenzin Norzon was crowned Miss Tibet 2010 at the event organised at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) on June 6.

June 07, 2010
Online comic book library offers Superman, Suppandi on rent
Bidisha Basu, Koel Chatterjee and Utsa Shome are comic book enthusiasts who have pooled their huge comic book and graphic novel collection and started a first-of-its-kind comic book library in Mumbai.

June 03, 2010
Indian hotels amongst Asia's dirtiest!
Travel website Tripadvisor.com, released its annual list of the best and worst hotels in the world based on its user ratings. Two Indian hotels made it to the worst in Asia list.

May 31, 2010
Karan Bajaj: 'I've never faced writer's block'
Abhishek Mande interviews Karan Bajaj, author of the newest bestselling work of Indian fiction, Johnny Gone Down.

May 25, 2010
Excerpt: 'He's right. I don't have a left arm'
We present an excerpt from the book Johnny Gone Down, a novel by Karan Bajaj.

May 20, 2010
I'd love to study child psychology: Barbara Mori
On the eve of her Bollywood debut release Kites, co-starring Hrithik Roshan, we got Mexican actress Barbara Mori to share a few quick, little-known facts about herself. Take a look!

May 12, 2010
Mom-to-be Claudia Schiffer goes nude on mag cover
The supermodel, who is expecting her third child, has shed her clothes for fashion bible Vogue.

May 06, 2010
Mom's recipes: Sel Bhaji and Gobi ka Kheer
We invited readers to send in their mother's tastiest preparations. Here are two of the responses we received.

May 05, 2010
Share your mom's best recipes!
With Mother's Day coming up soon (May 9) we invite you to share your mother's recipes with us.

May 01, 2010
First look: Mumbai girl Manasvi Mamgai crowned Miss India 2010
Manasvi Mamgai wins the named PFMI World, wins runners-up Neha Hinge and Nicole Faria named PFMI International and PFMI Earth respectively.

April 28, 2010
Send us your one-of-a-kind summer pics!
We want you to send in your interesting summer snapshots so we can share them with other readers. They can be funny, they can be touching or just plain weird -- odd scenes that are captured on a lens for posterity.

First look: Deepika sizzles in denim for Vogue
Here's a first look at the always-sexy Deepika Padukone gracing the latest edition of Vogue magazine.

April 27, 2010
Recipes for Mango Bhaat, Mango Margarita and more!
We invited Get Ahead readers to share their mango recipes with us -- great ways to enjoy the king of fruits in the sweltering heat. As part of an ongoing series, we present three such responses.

April 26, 2010
Eating out: This Khau Galli is air-conditioned!
Abhishek Mande reviews Khau Galli Restaurant that dishes out yummy street food in 10,000 sq-ft of air-conditioned comfort.

Share your mango recipes with us!
There are dozens of ways to use mangoes in desserts and cooking. So share your recipes with us!

April 21, 2010
Share your summer escapes with us!
Do you have a favourite seasonal holiday spot? Tell us all about it!

April 16, 2010
Summer coolers: Papaya Shake, Kharbooja Special
Readers share recipes for Papaya Shake and Kharbooja Special. Share yours too!

April 15, 2010
Summer coolers: Carrot Milkshake and more
Readers share recipes for Lassi, Green Buttermilk and Carrot Milkshake. Share yours too!

April 13, 2010
Summer recipes for Majjige Saaru and more
Readers share recipes for Majjige Saaru, Chicken Curry and Pumpkin Tonic. Share yours too!

April 12, 2010
Summer recipes: Aam Pora Sherbet and more
Readers share light, easy to digest preparations that have a cooling effect in the sweltering heat. Share yours too!

April 07, 2010
Share recipes that keep you cool in summer!
Hurry and send us the recipes that keep you cool all summer long!

April 06, 2010
Visiting Dubai? Educate yourself first
If you're planning a visit to the City of Gold, bear in mind that seemingly inconsequential actions can result in serious consequences. It's best to educate yourself about the laws of the land first.

April 02, 2010
Seven reasons to buy the iPad
If you are still in two minds about buying the Apple's much-awaited product, we help you decide if you and the iPad are meant for each other at all.

April 01, 2010
Six reasons why iPhone 3GS is worth it!
Just in case you are still wondering whether it is worth it to blow a hole in your pocket, we lay all your doubts to rest

March 31, 2010
Share pics of your unusual summer getaways!
Send us photos of your favourite but unusual summer getaways!

First look: Dusky bikini beauties grace Vogue cover
Here's a first look at India's dusky supermodel brigade, gracing the latest edition of Vogue magazine.

Firstlook: Asus M10, an all-in-one smartphone
Here are some salient features of the Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone that was launched in India on March 30.

March 29, 2010
More youth must join politics: Sachin Pilot
The minister felt that not everybody has to become a politician, but one needs to be involved in the system and hold the leadership accountable and make sure that there is more transparency in the system.

March 26, 2010
Sonam Kapoor stays away from the ramp at WLIFW
Sonam Kapoor on why she didn't walk the ramp at the WLIFW.

March 22, 2010
A story of Shiva: From man to god
Presenting an excerpt from The Immortals of Meluha, a mythological work on the Hindu god Shiva by Amish Tripathi.

March 17, 2010
Diary of a bumbling B-school grad: An excerpt
Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin Einstein Varghese is a fictional account of a B-School graduate called by Sidin Vadukut. We bring you an excerpt

March 11, 2010
'I've wanted to write a novel since I was 8'
IT engineer Amrit N Shetty's novel Love over Coffee has been published by Penguin Books India. Here he speaks about why he cannot leave his job even though writing continues to remain his passion.

March 02, 2010
Excerpt: 'I loved Rajni and abided by all her rules'
Love over Coffee by Amrit N Shetty is the fictional story of Anup, a misfit in a software firm, who is head-over-laptops in love with his co-worker Rajni. We bring you an excerpt.

February 26, 2010
Tips for a safe and happy Holi
Try these tips before, during and after Holi and you can be sure this year's celebrations are safe and a whole lot of fun!

Holi recipes: Mawa Gujiya, Narangi Sherbet and more
Getahead readers share some of their favourite Holi recipes. Here's how to prepare mawa gujiya, narangi sharbet and more

'The youth today are very impatient and want everything'
Abhishek Mande interviews Paritosh Uttam, an IIT grad, a practicing IT professional and author of Dreams in Prussian Blue.

February 24, 2010
Holi recipes: Thandai, Malpua and more
Readers share their recipes for Holi. Share yours!

February 22, 2010
Restaurant review: Healthy, square meals for Rs 40!
We invited GA readers to contribute restaurant reviews and share their opinions on their neighbourhood eateries with us. Here, Jagadishdatta Latay from Kolkata tells us about the Madras Restaurant.

Share your Holi recipes with us!
Thandai, aloo chaat, puran pohli -- the sky's the limit. Just tell us what you love to cook (and eat!) every Holi and share it with everyone else.

Excerpt: 'Mother could not think beyond marriage'
Dreams in Prussian Blue by Paritosh Uttam is the fictional story of Naina, an art student who walks out on her parents to live in with Michael, her senior in college and a man she is smitten by. We bring you an excerpt.

February 19, 2010
Poll: Is men's facial hair appealing or not?
Are you in favour of men's facial hair or not? Take our poll and let us know!

February 18, 2010
Quick fitness tips from Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan's been tweeting a few fitness tips from his Twitter account today and we thought you might be interested. Take a look!

February 16, 2010
This author, wife and mom was once a soldier
Abhishek Mande interviews Bhavna Chauhan, ex army officer and first-time author, about her new book, Where Girls Dare, part of the Metro Reads series from Penguin Books.

February 15, 2010
Excerpt:'There are no shortcuts in life'
Where Girls Dare is a fictional account by former army officer Bhavna Chauhan that follows the antics of 52 lady cadets or LCs, who train alongside 400 gentleman cadets (GCs), some of whom believe that girls in the armed forces is a bad idea. We bring you an excerpt.

Contest: Win one of the Metro Reads!
Here's your chance to win a free book from Penguin's new Metro Reads series!

Eating out: The urban Udupi still rocks
Abhishek Mande reviews one of the oldest South Indian restaurants in the city that tosses up food at the speed of light.

February 10, 2010
Poll: The most romantic VDay date ideas!
This Valentine's, would you prefer to visit an art gallery, followed by an intimate lunch or cook up a meal together and read poems you've written to each other over dessert? Take our poll and let us know which you think is the most romantic date idea!

February 09, 2010
Vote: The best romantic VDay gifts!
Is it stuffed toys, chocolates, lingerie, flowers? Take our poll and tell us what you think is the most romantic gift for Valentine's Day!

February 08, 2010
Poll: Is Valentine's Day becoming too commercial?
We're moving from flowers to figurines, chocolates to jewellery, a dinner to exotic travel. Do you think Valentine's Day is becoming too commercial? Take our poll and let us know.

February 05, 2010
Dedicate a VDay song to loved ones using SongBuzz!
This Valentine's Day, we invite you to dedicate a song to your loved one right here on rediff.com; you do the dedicating, we'll do the playing!

February 03, 2010
For casual shutterbugs, camera phones better the digital ones
If that sounds very difficult to believe, here are seven points on why a cellphone camera has a digital camera licked.

Reader speak: 'iPad a hit? Gimme an iBreak!'
We asked readers to share their take on the much-hyped iPad. Here's what they had to say. Share your opinions too!

February 02, 2010
Reader speak: 'Steve Jobs got it wrong with the iPad'
Will the iPad live up to the hype? Readers share their opinions. Share yours!

February 01, 2010
Suggest romantic getaways for Valentine's Day!
Are you taking a couples' vacation for Valentine's Day this year? Tell us all about it.

January 29, 2010
From bras to latest gadgets, they are all iPads!
When Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the company's latest tablet PC, the iPad, he might not have thought that a Canadian company is selling bust-enhancing bra inserts by the same name.

Reader speak: 'iPad won't click with Indian users'
We invited readers to share their opinions on Apple's latest launch --the iPad. Here's what they had to say!

January 27, 2010
How to pick a cellphone for your tech-challenged mum
Ajay Jain recently went through the entire will-this-phone-do-for-mum process and came up with a list of factors to keep in mind when you buy a phone for your mater

January 19, 2010
Eating out: South African cuisine in Mumbai
A Ganesh Nadar and Nithya Ramani recently reviewed South African eatery Ubuntu in Andheri, Mumbai. Here's what they have to say about it.

January 18, 2010
Karl, Aaj Aur Kal: The funny side of Bollywood
We bring you an excerpt from Karl, Aaj Aur Kal is comedian-actor-veejay Cyrus Broacha's first work of fiction.

January 07, 2010
Solo biking: Pune to Bengaluru in 18 hours
A first-hand account of an avid biker who drove 800 km in a single day's journey.

January 05, 2010
Now, jewellery with live plants growing inside!
A jewellery designer has created rings with live plants growing inside them. Take a look!

December 28, 2009
Tips to avoid the worst New Year's eve ever!
Want to ensure you're you have a great New Year's? Here are just a few tips!

December 24, 2009
'My Christmas letter to Santa'
Shifra Menezes shares her Christmas wishlist with us -- and you can too!

Wine and food pairings for the festive season
It's Christmastime, New Year's is around the corner and wine is certainly the spirit of the season. So if you're planning to eat, drink and make merry these next few days, here are a few great wine-and-food pairing suggestions for you from MP Sharma, chief vintner and wine consultant with Nashik-based Vinsura Wines.

December 22, 2009
This 'sufi rocker' has performed for Michelle Obama
Columbia University professor of medicine Gaurav Shah and his wife Falu are emerging as a high-profile singing couple. Arthur J Pais reports.

December 21, 2009
Share your Christmas carolling videos with us!
Share your carolling videos with us this festive season -- when you belt out Christmas standards, we want to hear and see you sing!

December 18, 2009
Airline experience: 'I found love on board!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Hari shares his experience of finding love on board a flight.

December 17, 2009
Festive recipes: Roast chicken with BBQ sauce
We invited readers to share some of their favourite festive recipes with us. Here's how to prepare Roast Chicken with Barbecue Sauce and Garlic Cheese Dip.

Airline experience: 'They created a mess on board!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Richa Fernandes shares her experience.

December 16, 2009
Airline bloopers: 'He misbehaved with the air hostesses'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Suresh Menon shares an experience.

Cruising through fashion with Sidney Sladen
One of Chennai's hottest young designers, Sidney Sladen, who will be showcasing his latest offerings at the Chennai International Fashion Week today, discusses his career, the price of designerwear and the colours of the season with Pavithra Srinivasan.

December 15, 2009
Airline bloopers: 'Her child was so ill-behaved!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader T Singh shares an experience.

December 14, 2009
Airline experience: 'She wanted every kind of dessert!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Rohan Joshi shares two amusing experiences.

December 11, 2009
Airline experience: 'A tragedy on board'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Subhamoy Ghosh shares a tragic experience.

December 09, 2009
Airline bloopers: 'They were loud, uncouth nuisances!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Sudipta Kiran Sarkar shares an amusing experience.

Suggest Xmas and New Year weekend getaways!
With Christmas and New Year's coming up, everyone is making plans to get away from it all (or take it all with them) to weekend hotspots and we want suggestions from you. Help other readers discover new, exciting places closest to their cities by filling up this quick travel form.

December 08, 2009
Airline bloopers: 'They kept calling her my wife!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Harpreet Singh shares his flight experience.

December 07, 2009
Airline experience: 'They had to threaten to offload him!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Gautam Kapadia shares an amusing experience.

Festive recipes: Apple Pie and Oat Cookies
We invited readers to share some of their favourite festive recipes with us. Here's how to prepare Apple Pie and Oat Cookies.

December 04, 2009
All set to tackle Young India: Shobhaa De
In conversation with rediff.com, Shobhaa De discusses her soon-to-be released book S's Secret, a fictional work targeting Young India.

Orange Cheesecake and other great festive recipes
We invited readers to share some of their favourite festive recipes with us. Here's how to prepare Orange Cheesecake with Candied Kumquats, Chocolate Ricotta Tart with Pine Nuts and more!

'They wanted free meals on a no-frills airline!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Harsh Vaishnav shares an amusing experience.

December 03, 2009
Share your holiday season recipes with us!
It's that time of year again -- Christmas and New Year's are around the corner and everybody's gearing up for the holiday festivities. We're all set to enjoy ourselves and tuck into some really fancy fare, so we'r inviting readers to share their special recipes with us!

December 02, 2009
Airline experience: 'He was a pervert!'
We recently discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Suchi Bose shares her story of being pestered by a pervert on board a flight.

'Erotic literature definitely has its own charm'
A remarkable number of young people are getting hooked onto erotic literature. Why do these aficionados prefer the written word to let their imagination run riot to the usual audio-visual erotica? Arnab Nandy reports.

December 01, 2009
Airline experience: 'She annoyed me for 12 hours!'
Last week, we discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Akhila Muralidhar shares one of her experiences.

November 27, 2009
Now, an intro to the 'don't diet' diet!
The Don't Diet Diet Cookbook by Suman Agarwal and Tinu Shanghvi is one fine collection of recipes and tips on how to eat right and lose weight.

November 26, 2009
Airline experience: 'They started hitting each other!'
Last week, we discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader Ramesh Gulabrai shares one of his experiences.

November 25, 2009
What do you think of Amisha's sari style?
Take a look at the sari Amisha Patel wore to Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra's wedding reception and tell us what you think!

Airline experiences: 'He kept hogging freebies!'
Last week, we discussed airline bloopers and invited readers to share their air travel stories with us. Here, reader and frequent flier Krati Dhoot shares one of his experiences.

November 23, 2009
Try these exotic, mouth-watering desserts
We invited readers to send in their recipes. Here are three entries we received. Share yours!

November 19, 2009
5 healthy recipes in under 30 minutes
Health-conscious but pressed for time? Here are five low-fat dishes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.

November 18, 2009
'Don't tell me the 'seven ways to be successful''
We catch up with Priya Kumar, motivational speaker, corporate trainer and first-time author -- her book 'I Am Another You' hit bookshelves this month.

November 16, 2009
Try these yummy, quick-fix recipes
Readers share their delicious recipes. Share yours!

November 12, 2009
'Maybe I was a mistake, like my mom once told me'
We bring you an excerpt from motivational speaker, corporate trainer and certified firewalk instructor Priya Kumar's book I Am Another You.

November 11, 2009
Recipes: Prepare Kasturi Kabab and more
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Kasturi Kabab, Beerakaya Pachadi and Moong Sandwiches.

November 10, 2009
Enjoy your weekends: Suggest quick travel getaways!
Everyone is forever making weekend trips to hotspots and we want suggestions from you. Help other readers discover new, exciting places closest to their cities by filling up this quick travel form.

Yummy recipes for Aloo Bhath, Gobi Bhurji
Readers share their favourite recipes, share yours!

November 09, 2009
Try these tasty chicken recipes
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Chicken Risotto, Chicken Flamboyant and Roast Chicken.

November 06, 2009
Tasty recipes: Chicken Sookha and Cheesy Rice
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Chicken Sookha and Cheesy Rice.

November 04, 2009
Chetan Bhagat: The pretty girl is always right
Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat's fourth book '2 States: The Story of My Marriage', is semi-autobiographical. Here, an excerpt.

November 03, 2009
Recipes for delicious Cilantro Chicken and more
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Omelette Curry, Cinnamon Cauliflower and Cilantro Chicken.

November 02, 2009
'There's no glamour and little money in the writing profession'
Palash Mehrotra, 33-year-old author of 'Eunuch Park: Fifteen Stories of Love and Destruction', on writing and being published in India.

October 30, 2009
Tasty recipes for Spicy Bhendi Kadhi and more
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Spicy Bhendi Kadhi, Masala Poha, Sauteed Penne Pasta and Oondi.

October 29, 2009
Cook up Paneer Tawa Tikka and other tasty recipes
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Instant Rawa Pizza, Vermicelli, Italian-style Paneer Tawa Tikka and Stuffed Mushroom Omelette.

October 28, 2009
Fish Bhurji, Dahi Aloo and more delicious recipes
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Poached Egg Curry, Dahi Aloo, Fish Bhurji, Dal Dhokli and Mushroom Pepper Dry.

October 27, 2009
Veg pizza, Mutton Kassa and other tasty recipes
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Steamed Upma Dumplings, Vegetarian Pizza, Mutton Kassa, Pepper Spinach Chicken and Meethi Tomato Chutney.

October 26, 2009
Pudina Chicken and other tasty recipes
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Deviled Eggs with Tuna, Pudina Chicken and Carrot-Beans Thoran.

October 23, 2009
Lip-smacking recipes: Nutty veggies and more
We publish readers' responses to our recipes invite. Here's how to prepare Nutty Veggies, Baby Corn Manchurian, Ghee Rice and Bitter Gourd Curd Kurma.

October 20, 2009
Exposing India's murky underbelly: <I>Eunuch Park</I>
Sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. There's all of that and more on the mind of 33-year-old author Palash Mehrotra, whose first collection of short stories, Eunuch Park: Fifteen Stories of Love and Destruction, was released in India earlier this year. Presenting an excerpt.

October 08, 2009
Restaurant review: 'World cuisine' at Sampoorna Global
This Chennai eatery serves pretty much any cuisine that a hole-in-the-wall eatery can offer.

September 15, 2009
Now you can shoot while you groove
Apple recently launched the latest version of the mp3 player complete with video camera, mic and speaker.

September 11, 2009
Kallol Datta: I hate the word 'showstopper'
Here's a first look at designer Kallol Datta's collection, showcased on Day Two of Kolkata Fashion Week.

September 03, 2009
Restaurant review: Home-made eats at Potluck
GA reader Kavya KP gives this Bangalore eatery the thumbs-up.

September 01, 2009
Restaurant review: Sinful delights at Kleio
GA reader Harish Anand Thilakan gives us the low-down on the cafe and its offerings.

9 tips for the smart traveller
While a good dose of common sense goes a long way, some clever tips can arm you with the know-how to make your trip more enjoyable and stress free.

August 24, 2009
Restaurant review: Veggie delights at Red Indian Sizzlers
We invited GA readers to contribute restaurant reviews and share their opinions on their neighbourhood eateries with us. Here, Harsh S Shah from Mumbai shares his dining exprience.

August 21, 2009
Restaurant review: A slice of Italy at Cafe Mangii
We invited GA readers to contribute restaurant reviews and share their opinions on their neighbourhood eateries with us. Here, Sabiha Ghiasi from Mumbai tells us all about Cafe Mangii in Bandra.

August 18, 2009
What attracts you to the opposite sex?
An average bloke devotes a good 43 minutes a day eyeing up 10 different girls, researchers have revealed.

August 17, 2009
Restaurant review: An Italian feast at Mia Cuccina
GA reader Sabiha Ghiasi shares why this little joint keeps her coming back for more.

August 14, 2009
Restaurant review: Are you Mad Over Donuts?
Get Ahead reader Sarbani Sengupta tells us what she thinks of dessert chain Mad Over Donuts.

August 12, 2009
Restaurant review: Fine dining at 5
Get Ahead reader Jahnavi Sanghvi reviews Mumbai eatery 5-The Restaurant.

July 29, 2009
'I am embarrassed by my aphrodisiac cookbook!'
Insiyah Vahanvaty interviews Zubin D'Souza, author of the cookbook Khana Sutra: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook.

July 28, 2009
'Desi teens in Silicon Valley are very vocal'
Desi teens in Silicon Valley, author Shalini Shankar finds, have retained their originality even as they blend in. Arthur J Pais reports.

July 27, 2009
'Not Tonight Darling...I Have a Headache!' <EM>Khana Sutra</EM> excerpt
As part of a series, we bring you the final excerpt from Mumbai-based chef Zubin D'Souza's book Khana Sutra: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook.

July 24, 2009
The Morning After: An excerpt from <I>Khana Sutra</I>
As part of an ongoing series, we bring you another excerpt from Mumbai-based chef Zubin D'Souza's <I>Khana Sutra: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook</I>.

July 20, 2009
Love Bites: An excerpt from <I>Khana Sutra</I>
We bring you the second in a series of excerpts from chef and author Zubin D'Souza's <I>Khana Sutra: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook</I>.

July 17, 2009
Passionate Nibbles: An excerpt from <I>Khana Sutra</I>
Chef Zubin D'Souza's aphrodisiac cookbook <I>Khana Sutra</I> promises to give you a little nudge in the bedroom! As part of an ongoing series, here is an excerpt and recipe to shake things up.

July 07, 2009
'Aspiring writers shouldn't stick to reading Paulo Coelho'
Mumbai-based literary critic and blogger Chandrahas Choudhury's first book <I>Arzee the Dwarf</I> has finally hit the bookshelves. In a chat with Insiyah Vahanvaty, Choudhury talks about his background, the idea behind his book, and what it takes to become a published novelist.

July 03, 2009
The room in the sky: An excerpt from <I>Arzee the Dwarf</I>
We bring you an excerpt from <I>Arzee the Dwarf</I> by Mumbai-based blogger and book critic Chandrahas Choudhury.

June 26, 2009
Marital discord and resentment: An excerpt from <I>Faking It</I>
Get Ahead presents an excerpt from engineer-turned-author Amrita Chowdhury's debut novel, <I>Faking It</I>.

June 24, 2009
Get your travel etiquette right
Knowing the local rules and customs of a travel destination will not only help you stay out of trouble when travelling, and avoid potential embarrassment or offence, but it can also open doors to unique and rewarding travel experiences.

June 17, 2009
World's most notorious hotel rooms
If these walls could talk, they'd be slapped with a gag order. T+L reviews a century's worth of legendary hotel misbehaviour.

June 16, 2009
The latest trend: Paper jewellery
Soaring gold prices, coupled with a craze for being trendy has prompted young women to go in for environment-friendly, cheap paper jewellery.

June 15, 2009
Nirvana at Yogi Tree
A vegetarian cafe in Pune's Koregaon Park, this a no frills place, but one with enough character of its own to make you want to come back for more.

June 08, 2009
A few great tips on healthy cooking
In our enthusiasm to discover zero-cal fruit juices and fat-free desserts, we often overlook a few common sense tips that can bring down the calorific value of everyday food significantly. So the next time you gear up to forego dinner in favour of a watery soup and itt-bitty salad, try going the wholesome route instead -- incorporate these healthy cooking tips into your everyday recipes.

June 04, 2009
Meet popular blogger-turned-novelist Amit Varma
Amit Varma, who publishes the popular <I>India Uncut</I> blog, speaks to <I>rediff.com</I> about his debut novel, <I>My Friend Sancho</I>.

June 03, 2009
Bar Refaeli strips, shows off body paint on mag cover
Bar Refaeli, Leonardo DiCaprio's girlfriend, took skin scribbling to a whole new level after she stripped naked for Esquire magazine.

June 02, 2009
Model Miranda Kerr bares all for Koala conservation
Miranda Kerr has posed for her first nude photo shoot, appearing on the cover of the latest edition of Australian <I>Rolling Stone</I>. The 26-year-old stunner, who in the US is best known as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model and Orlando Bloom's squeeze, says she decided to go 'au naturel' to raise awareness of the environment, specifically koalas, reports <I>News.com.au</I>.

May 22, 2009
Bling out with diamond-studded shoes!
Global footwear and apparel player Adidas has announced that it will be bringing out a diamond-studded edition of shoes on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of its lifestyle brand 'Adidas Originals'.

May 18, 2009
10 terrific tea trips
Pinkies up! Where to sip the world's best. Forbes Traveler surveys the top locations for the world's tea gardens and finds plenty to drink, from Sri Lanka to Bolivia.

May 14, 2009
10 great coffee trips
Not a Starbucks in sight! Forbes Traveler takes the high road to the coffee-growing climes from Jamaica to Sumatra.

May 12, 2009
America's best airport bars
Recently, there's been a groundswell of upscale airport bars offering wines with charcuterie, microbrews and even exquisite bourbon.

May 11, 2009
Off the beaten path in Southeast Asia
Throughout Southeast Asia, it is easy to find viable alternatives to the wonderful but overcrowded destinations to which throngs of travelers typically flock.

May 08, 2009
Mother's Day: Treat your mom to a good time!
With our lives as fast-moving as they are, it's hard to take out time to spend with your mother, especially if you live in different cities. But here are a few ideas for a treat she won't forget in a hurry!

May 07, 2009
Posh Spice shows off more skin in new lingerie ad
After creating waves with her saucy Armani advert, Victoria Beckham has shown even more skin in a new underwear advertising campaign for the designer.

Now, shape-up with anti-cellulite lingerie!
Women's prayers have finally been answered -- underwear that reduces cellulite and improves body shape has gone on sale in the UK.

May 05, 2009
The key to being a 'Pretty Woman': Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts says that the key to staying beautiful is always to be looking at someone who loves you.

May 04, 2009
First look: Bar Refaeli designs, models her own bikini!
Leonardo Dicaprio's girlfriend Bar Refaeli has created a sexy new two-piece for fashion line Hurley. Check it out.

April 29, 2009
Now, a powerball to build muscle without workouts
Do you want to get those flabby arms in shape without having to lift heavy dumbells? You might want to check out the NSD Powerball.

April 27, 2009
'I don't believe in dieting': Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore, famed for her curvaceous figure, is not in favour of going on extreme diets to become thin.

April 22, 2009
The latest 'in' thing: Bikini jeans!
Just when common people thought fashion world couldn't get any weirder, along come -- the bikini jeans!

April 20, 2009
Dieting tips from supermodel Heidi Klum
German supermodel Heidi Klum has doled out dieting tips to those who are taking to the catwalk for the first time.

April 03, 2009
Was Akshay Kumar's LFW catwalk gimmick obscene?
Do you think Akshay Kumar's catwalk gimmick on Day Four of Lakme Fashion Week was all in good fun or did you find it offensive? We invite our readers to comment.

April 02, 2009
Now, shoes with built-in sat-nav to guide you!
Forget about fumbling through the map as you pound the streets while searching for your destination, for your shoes can now have a built-in satellite-navigation system that will guide you through the confusing passages and help you find your way about town.

Men can literally laugh women into bed!
Unlucky in love? Well, try to perk up your sense of humour, for a new study has found that ladies adore men who make them laugh.

March 26, 2009
The Nintendo Wii: A touch of magic
A look at the Nintendo Wii and few of the best games that you can play on it.

March 25, 2009
What does the Sony VAIO pocketbook have to offer?
Sony launched its latest innovation, the Sony VAIO pocketbook this January in India. Here are its key features.

March 24, 2009
Men in flashy cars really do appeal more to women
A study has confirmed what many men and advertisers long believed: driving a flashy car really does make a person more attractive to women.

March 12, 2009
First look: Scary Spice goes the sexy route in lingerie
giant Ultimo.

March 10, 2009
Don't make a nuisance of yourself in the name of Holi
It is the festival of colours and fun, but here's a few pointers to ensure you don't inconvenience others on Holi.

March 03, 2009
Kim Kardashian's hot new bikini calendar
Socialite-model Kim Kardashian has released her sultry new 2009 bikini calendar. Here's a first look.

Keeping healthy the Barbie way
According to an expert, the Barbie doll is a poster child for what happens when you take good care of yourself.

February 27, 2009
Adultery taints the village: Excerpt from <EM>Love's Fury</EM>
We bring you a second excerpt from novelist Qaisra Shahraz's latest book, <EM>Love's Fury</EM> (also published as <EM>Typhoon</EM>).

February 26, 2009
How Padma Lakshmi balances burgers and her bod!
With Padma Lakshmi's svelte figure, it would be difficult to imagine that she loves food. But she balances both well.

Justice on a deathbed: Excerpt from <EM>Love's Fury</EM>
We bring you an excerpt from novelist Qaisra Shahraz's latest book, <EM>Love's Fury</EM> (also published as <EM>Typhoon</EM>).

February 23, 2009
Winners of our V-Day SMS contest!
We received a flood of entries for our Valentine's Day SMS contest recently and after much debating, we managed to narrow it down to the top four original entries -- here they are!

February 18, 2009
Now, a 'recession-proof' dress that can be worn 100 different ways!
Here's some good news for women who are cutting down on their shopping expenses due to recession: a new 'zipper' dress that can be worn 100 ways has hit the fashion circuit.

February 17, 2009
'The rules of marriage are changing in India'
An excerpt from psychiatrist and relationships counsellor Dr Vijay Nagaswami's new book, <EM>The 24x7 Marriage: Smart Strategies for Good Beginnings</EM>.

February 16, 2009
Is Ankur Singh the LFW's next hot hunk?
So far, 20 modelling hopefuls have cleared the LFW auditions. Today we introduce you to another looker.

February 13, 2009
Meet Tara Kurian, an environmentalist-cum-model
Eight new faces will be gracing the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week's autumn/winter instalment in March. We introduce you to another pretty hopeful.

The Valentine's Pick-Up Guide, 2009 Edition
Want to score a hot date on V-Day? Our smooth-talking Don Jawan has some advice for you.

February 12, 2009
Meet actor-turned-model Surelee Joseph
We'll be seeing eight new faces on the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week's autumn/winter instalment next month. We introduce you to another hottie hopeful.

'My top 10 favourite authors of all time'
Get Ahead reader Srinath Sridhar tells us a little about his favourite writers and books.

February 11, 2009
The Delhi model who wants an MBA degree: Kabir Singh
Lakme Fashion Week's autumn/winter instalment next month will see eight new faces from amongst 20 modelling hopefuls who cleared the auditions. Here's another looker.

From Mr Pramod Muthalik's Diary: What I plan to do on Valentine's Day
Mr Pramod Muthalik, founder of Sri Ram Sene is a maverick. And everybody likes to take a dig at such personalities. Get Ahead reader Arun Krishnan reacts to the Valentine's Day controversy raked up by Mr Muthalik and his Sene.

February 10, 2009
From a BPO to the ramp: Neeraj Waghela
Meet another hot hunk shortlisted to walk the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week next month.

Valentine's Day SMS contest
Valentine's Day SMS contest on rediff.com. SMS VL followed by space followed by your romantic message to 57333. We'll be picking five lucky winners with a penchant for poetic messages, which will be published right here on rediff.com.

February 09, 2009
Scarlett Johansson's rules for love
Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she believes in certain 'unwritten rules' when it comes to dating and love in technology driven times.

Meet modelling hopeful Arry Dabas
20 new models have been shortlisted to walk the ramp for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week. Here's a series of introductions to the latest lookers.

February 06, 2009
Meet South Indian beauty Bindya Talluri
20 new models have been shortlisted to walk the ramp for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week. Here's a series of introductions to the latest lookers.

February 05, 2009
Pay what you want at Ibis Singapore!
All you need to do is bid your price and win a one night stay at the Singapore Ibis Hotel.

February 04, 2009
Aishwarya on the red carpet: Like her look?
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stepped out in style yesterday at the US premiere of her latest Hollywood release, The Pink Panther 2. Take a look.

January 30, 2009
Jolie wears dress back-to-front on the red carpet
Quirky or trendy? Angie chose to reverse her dress at the SAGs. Take a look!

The Indian Ocean's hottest hideaways
With more than 40,000 miles of coastline fronting its azure waves the Indian Ocean has become a vast playground of private islands, uninhabited coasts, and jetsetting sun-seekers basking in the balmy breeze.

A chocolate-covered hotel room for V-Day!


January 20, 2009
15 things to do & see in Washington DC
From must-see memorials to afternoon tea, the following represent the best of DC's tourist attractions.

Hot dining spots in Obama's Washington
Where the new Democratic elite will meet to eat

Party-perfect Inaugural wear
The best way to note Obama's historical swearing in is in stylish, but subdued, duds.

First look: Scarlett Johansson's latest sexy avatar
Scarlett Johansson is the new face of the Dolce & Gabbana Cosmetics line, according to reports. Check out her Marilyn Monroe-style glamour in one D&G advert.

January 19, 2009
Michelle Obama: The new First Lady of Fashion?
Fashionistas the world over are closely monitoring Michelle Obama, the US First Lady in Waiting, to see whether she manages to outdo her sharp dressing on the campaign trail with husband Barrack Obama.

Cool animal encounters
While cold weather safaris don't come in a one-size-fits-all package, they do share one trait in common: a goal to bring those Animal Planet moments to life while preserving the habitats of threatened species for future animal lovers to enjoy.

January 15, 2009
10 terrific stress-busting views
Whether it's the One & Only Reethi Rah with its stunning views of the Indian Ocean or the awe-inspiring peaks seen from Wildflower Hall, these hotels attract those looking for untouched beauty and a natural surrounding that can only be found in that particular destination.

Young, budding artist? Enter our contest!
What should Michelle Obama wear at the inauguration ceremony next week? Draw your outfits and mail it to us.

January 12, 2009
First look: Femina Miss India wild card winners!
This is the first audition of its kind in 45 years. The Femina Miss India beauty pageant held a wildcard entry special at Inorbit Mall in Mumbai on January 10 and 11. See who won!

January 08, 2009
The do's & don'ts of dating
As part of a relationship series, we bring you an excerpt from <EM>How to Simplify Your Love</EM> by Marion and Werner Tiki Küstenmacher.

January 07, 2009
'Sex and love go hand-in-hand'
As part of a relationship series to ensure you're lucky in love this year, we bring you an excerpt from <EM>How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk</EM> by John Van Epp, PhD.

January 06, 2009
The year's top 10 travel stories
The events, trends, and goofs that defined 2008

Are you a dominating, controlling partner?
As part of a relationship series to ensure you're lucky in love this year, we bring you an excerpt from <EM>The Secret Laws of Attraction</EM> by Talane Miedaner.

Five rules for web security
Want to impress upon somebody how internet savvy you are? Here are five simple rules that will protect you and your data online.

January 05, 2009
Passion: The solution to a boring sex life
As part of a relationship series to ensure you're lucky in love this year, we bring you an excerpt from <EM>Put Passion First</EM> by Carol Cassell, PhD.

January 02, 2009
Ladies, make yourself irresistible to men!
As part of a relationship series to ensure you're lucky in love this year, here's an excerpt from the dating guide <EM>Make Every Man Want You</EM> by Marie Forleo.

Best places to make your New Year resolutions
Want to make your New Year's resolution stick? Take it on a vacation.

December 29, 2008
10 wacky ways of welcoming the New Year
From swinging fireballs to gobbling grapes -- no matter how odd they may seem, these customs share an optimism that's hard not to appreciate.

December 24, 2008
College fests lose spark as recession hits home
Annual festivals at IITs and IIMs to be low-key affairs as sponsorships dry up.

December 22, 2008
Worst travel diseases -- and how to avoid them
What you need to know to stay healthy when you're travelling.

December 17, 2008
Parvathy Omanakuttan returns to Mumbai
First runner-up to the Miss World 2008 crown Parvathy Omanakuttan returned to Mumbai from Johannesburg early this morning.

World's strangest restaurants
Below the sea, in the air, or on a bed, restaurants are going to extremes to attract attention.

December 10, 2008
Taxi scams: How to avoid being taken for a ride
Common-sense tips that can work in any city you visit, even those we've identified as spots for potential taxi trouble.

November 25, 2008
Great humanitarian trips
From helping hurricane victims to teaching orphaned street kids, outreach projects that need your help.

November 17, 2008
Look: International celeb wears Manish Arora!
American popstar Katy Perry wore a Manish Malhotra creation while performing MTV Europe Music Awards recently. Take a look.

Game Boys
Hooked to their computers, young Indian gamers are getting good enough to compete in the World Cyber Games.

November 13, 2008
India's 10 best hotels
Here are 10 of India's best hotels, as gathered from the Forbes Traveler 400 list of the world's greatest luxury hotels.

November 07, 2008
Best shops in Delhi
Serious shoppers are flocking to India's capital city in search of everything from classic saris to cutting-edge accessories and formal wear.

October 31, 2008
Sexiest Southeast Asian Beaches
Dreaming of a steamy, languid tropical escape? Head to Southeast Asia, which has a dazzling array of sandy options in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and even East Timor.

October 28, 2008
Share your favourite Diwali memory
As the festive season rolls around once more and the lanterns and fairy lights are pulled out of storage to be gaily strung along window sills and balconies, we invite you, dear reader, to share your favourite Diwali memories!

October 10, 2008
Securing your wireless network
Vineet Kumar & Yash Kadakia of National Anti-Hacking Group & Security Brigade tell you how you can protect your Wi-Fi enabled internet connection from being hacked and misused.

October 08, 2008
Check out the latest in 'eye jewellery'
A Dutch designer has come up with a bizarre fashion accessory -- eye jewellery that hangs from wire attached to a contact lens.

October 07, 2008
Fly smart: Tips to avoid the airline mess
Travel pro Peter Greenberg makes sense of the airline mess and finds ways to make the most of a tangled travel situation.

'I do as my conscience bids'
The sixth and last excerpt from Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish, the story of 25 IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship.

October 06, 2008
For him entrepreneurship was about making a difference
The fifth excerpt from Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish, the story of 25 IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship.

October 01, 2008
'You have to hope, persevere'
The third excerpt from Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish, the story of 25 IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship.

September 30, 2008
This IIM grad opted to be his own boss
The second excerpt from Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish, the story of 25 IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship.

September 29, 2008
'With entrepreneurship you can't afford a big ego'
Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish is the story of 25 IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship. The book seeks to inspire young B-school graduates to look beyond placements and salaries. To believe in their dreams.

September 23, 2008
Best off-season vacation deals
Summer may be the peak travel season, but fall offers enticing deals--and fewer crowds.

September 17, 2008
Gorgeous bridal wear opens Couture Week
Kicking off the inaugural show of the HDIL India Couture Week on September 16, was celebrated designer Ritu Kumar.

September 16, 2008
Nintendo Wii and DS to launch in India on September 30
The worldwide gaming phenomenon -- the Nintendo Wii -- is finally set to release in India on September 30, along with Nintendo's DS Lite handheld.

September 12, 2008
Now, nudes on your mobile screen
You can now download Akash Das photographs on your cell phone.

September 09, 2008
Send us your motorcycle diaries
Let us know which are the best stretches for motorcycle enthusiasts. Write in to us with your road trip photographs/blogs and memoirs.

Top 10 Motorcycle Trips Worldwide
Forget the tour bus. Rattle, hum and zip across the scenic wilds of Mongolia, Rajasthan, Tuscany and elsewhere in a motorcycle…this unusual round-up of high-end motorcycle tours will show you the way. Ten destinations are highlighted.

September 05, 2008
Weird & wacky beauty treatments
Space-age light capsules, sake baths, and flesh-nibbling fish: today's health and beauty services are wackier than ever.

September 04, 2008
Seven common travel myths
What to believe when you travel

September 02, 2008
A Ganesha handbag that costs Rs 2,60,000!
High-end label <EM>Judith Leiber</EM> is offering fashionistas a truly unique product for Ganeshotsav this year -- a crystal-studded Ganesha handbag that costs Rs 2,60,000!

September 01, 2008
Restaurant review: Parsi cuisine at <EM>Jimmy Boy</EM>
Get Ahead reader Jitendra Gursingh reviewed Mumbai restaurant <EM>Jimmy Boy</EM> recently. Here's what he had to say about it.

Book: 'Women, be sexy and obey men'!
The self-help guide, titled 'The Re-education Of The Female', by first-time author Dante Moore has already become a hit in the United States where copies are selling just like hot cakes.

August 29, 2008
How to beat jet lag
Interrupted sleep, irritability, and disorientation are only a few of jet lag's symptoms, and even the most seasoned travelers experience them to some degree when venturing across time zones. From melatonin supplements to exercise, we'll clue you in on what it takes to nip jetlag in the bud and more fully enjoy your trip.

August 28, 2008
Kate Moss: Supermodel equals super-skinny?
Supermodel Kate Moss has broken her silence over the 'anorexic' tag made synonymous with her name, insisting that she was never too skinny.

World's top 10 stargazing spots
From Costa Rica to Sweden, destinations where the night sky is a major attraction.

August 26, 2008
10 astonishing landscapes
We seek out the planet's singular landscapes, including Namibia's Skeleton Coast (littered with whalebones and shipwrecks), the salt flats of Uyuni, Bolivia, the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, Turkey and more.

August 20, 2008
India's 10 best wildlife safaris
Whether you prefer luxury tent camps or Himalayan home stays, India's wildlife reigns supreme with elephants, tigers, and birds in flight.

August 18, 2008
Travel scams that you should avoid
Being caught up in a travel scam is enough to ruin a trip. We identify nine travel scams that you should avoid, from hidden resort fees to counterfeit merchandise to identity theft.

'I felt guilty leching at a hot guy'
As part of an ongoing series, we publish the fifth excerpt from Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's first book, <EM>You Are Here</EM>, launched August 15 by Penguin India.

August 14, 2008
'I feel naked without my bag & earrings'
As part of an ongoing series, we publish the fourth excerpt from Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's first book, <EM>You Are Here</EM>, to be launched August 15 by Penguin India.

August 13, 2008
Get yourself a 007 mobile!
To give fans a little more to cheer about before the eagerly awaited James Bond flick Quantum of Solace, Sony Ericsson has released the limited edition Titanium Silver C902 Cyber-shot phone.

'Men believe women always wear sexy underwear'
As part of an ongoing series, we publish the third excerpt from Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's first book, <EM>You Are Here</EM>, to be launched August 15 by Penguin India.

August 12, 2008
'Having sex with someone doesn't mean you're connected'
As part of an ongoing series, we will be publishing excerpts from Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's first book, <EM>You Are Here</EM> all through the week until its launch on August 15 by Penguin India.

August 11, 2008
Do-It-Yourself Olympics
Play in the same places where Olympic athletes made history.

'My life is like a bra that's been put on wrong'
Journalist-cum-desi blogger Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's first book, You Are Here documents the typically chaotic love-life and soul-searching of a 25-year-old Delhi girl, Arushi. We p[resent an excert from the book.

August 08, 2008
World's most amazing bridges
From a bridge that connects two continents to one that inspires eternal love, 10 structures that guarantee a memorable journey.

August 07, 2008
From fake Ian Fleming, with incompetence
A trite plot, a caricature of a villain, an insufficiently appetising heroine and a James Bond who -- oh horrors! -- obviously suffers from erectile dysfunction. Anvar Alikhan reviews the latest James Bond novel to hit bookshelves -- <EM>Devil May Care</EM> by Sebastian Faulks.

August 05, 2008
Off the ramp: Top supermodel getaways
Getaway hotspots for the world's hottest supermodels, including Claudia Schiffer (who favors Badrutt's Palace in St. Moritz), Gisele Bundchen (Rio),and of course, Naomi Campbell (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay).

August 04, 2008
'Is masturbation harmful?' Misconceptions about sex
A surprisingly large number of young couples have some ill-conceived notions about sex. We talk to the experts to help dispel common sexual myths.

August 01, 2008
Tips & tricks for the ultimate orgasm revealed!
Is your sex life more of a snooze than sizzle? Well, don't fret it, for a group of experts have come up with an ultimate 'orgasm guide', that is wholesomely dedicated to pleasure of the naughty variety.

July 31, 2008
The most dangerous roads in the world
From Bolivia to Siberia, roads that weren't made for a leisurely Sunday drive.

July 30, 2008
World's best restaurant views
Gourmet vistas: 11 amazing restaurants that marry heavenly views with multi-starred menus.

The art of seduction: Poke fun at yourself!
When it comes to seducing a woman, research indicates that nothing works better than a man with a self-deprecating sense of humour.

July 24, 2008
Ready to drop? Skydive from Mt Everest!
The world's 10 most scenic skydiving spots, including Lido Lakes in Indonesia, Swakopmund in Namibia and even Mount Everest.

July 23, 2008
Fascinating ex-danger destinations
Fascinating places with bad reputations: These places may have a bad rap -- but we think you'll have a great (and safe) vacation!

July 22, 2008
The top food myths busted
Think 'light' coloured olive oil is lighter in calorie content or eating carbs can give you love handles? Well, in that case you need a reality check, because all these notions are mere myths, say two Sydney-based dieticians. Read on to learn more.

July 21, 2008
Now, a sex machine to boost your sex life
The new products and prototypes unveiled at this week's Adult Novelty Expo in Washington straddle the line between toy and machine. Read on to learn more.

July 18, 2008
Sumptuous Italian cauliflower pasta
Chef Ritu Dalmia offers a simple, tasty recipe for cauliflower penne that won't have the family turning up their noses.

July 17, 2008
Your breasts can create enough energy to power an iPod
San Francisco-based freelance writer Adrienne So approached scientists on a whim to determine whether specially-created bras could harness and channel the energy of breast movement. Here's what she found.

July 14, 2008
A first glimpse of Miss Universe 2008
The new Miss Universe was crowned in the Vietnamese city of Nha Trang earlier today. Take a look at the winning beauty!

July 04, 2008
A quick-fix Italian recipe in less than 30 minutes
Ritu Dalmia, celebrated chef and restaurateur shares a simple, sumptuous pasta preparation with us.

June 23, 2008
How Neha Dhupia keeps fit
'Stop making excuses. People need to stop making lame excuses about time and work etc. No matter what age you are or what profession you're in, working out is a must. Looking and keeping fit is important,' says Bollywood hottie Neha Dhupia.

June 20, 2008
Gen Next: 'How music shapes my life'
Today's generation about the need for music in their lives and how they satisfy it.

June 18, 2008
A magnet for meditators
Meditation quietens your mind, brings calm, awareness and love. And changes your life. India brims with unique destinations that offer rare chances to commune with your soul. Yoga acharya Shameem Akthar presents some of India's best spiritual locations in a special Get Ahead series.

'Whatever you write about, be honest'
Indian author and compiler of <EM>Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul</EM> Raksha Bharadia discusses the book and gives tips to aspiring writers.

June 16, 2008
Now race with Hamilton from your sofa!
F1 racing fans could soon compete against racing aces like Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher, and that too sitting in the comfort of their living room, thanks to a new game developed by a company from the Netherlands. Read on to learn more.

June 13, 2008
Hottest celebrity getaways
Elite retreats: As the world learns about 2008's most influential, most popular and richest celebrities – we found out where they go to play! Enjoy…

June 10, 2008
Mumbai hot spots: Where the stars hang out
A huge film industry with super-rich celebrities. Trendy restaurants and swanky clubs. Welcome to the new Mumbai.

June 03, 2008
Share your mango recipes with us!
We invite readers to send in their mango recipes.

June 02, 2008
Check out this cool new lappie!
If you're in the market for a new laptop, you might want to check out the latest launch by Asus.

May 29, 2008
How to afford business class
As prices go up and airlines go under, can you still afford to travel well? Here are three tips and six 'secret' routes by Peter Greenberg.

May 28, 2008
Gaming: <EM>Grand Theft Auto IV</EM> rocks!
The year's most eagerly awaited video game, the Grand Theft Auto IV will top most 'game of the year' lists and rightfully so, says Sameer Desai.

May 23, 2008
Destination detox! India's top spas
Ancient healing in modern luxury. Seek out the medical and spiritual benefits of traditional Ayurvedic treatment at spas popping up all over India.

May 15, 2008
10 spectacular coastal drives
Not only do these roads take you to the world's most beautiful places, exuding a sense that all is right with the world, but the driving tends to be easy and low-stress.

May 13, 2008
Readerspeak: 'I'll never travel AI again!'
Has a travel experience ever left you less than satisfied, thanks to poor service or appalling organisational skills? Here, Get Ahead reader Ravi Shah shares an unbelievable story of travel aboard national carrier Air India!

May 08, 2008
The world's scariest runways
Nail-biting landings and harrowing takeoffs -- buckle up when you fly into these airports.

May 07, 2008
Golden rules of healthy travel
Stay fit with these tips for a smoother trip.

April 30, 2008
It's the same MP3 player, except for the price!
The iPod shuffle has cut it's prices and is now priced at Rs 2,300 (local taxes apply) for the 1GB model.

April 22, 2008
10 great ways to spend your summer vacation
Shilpa Shet gives you 10 unusual options to spend your vacation this summer.

April 16, 2008
Top spots to de-stress
10 top meditation retreats: Oases around the world for making an inner journey

April 11, 2008
Dining out: New York's hidden gems
The culinary dividends of venturing south of Times Square and even to outer boroughs can be high indeed, if you know where to look.

April 08, 2008
Climate change to hit holiday hot spots: UN Report
The destinations to bear the brunt of the changing weather include hotspots in Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, Australia and New Zealand.

March 28, 2008
Sony unveils PlayStation best-sellers
Sony unveiled the latest iterations of the critically acclaimed and best-selling God of War and Gran Turismo franchises, both making their platform debuts on the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3 respectively. While God of War: Chains of Olympus is a hack-and-slash action game based on Greek mythology, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue puts the gamer behind the wheel of some of the most beautiful and exotic rides in the world.

March 27, 2008
Rockin' ruins not yet ruined by too many tourists
Awesome ancient sites: Digging into ancient history, we uncover 10 cool but less popular ruins.

March 24, 2008
10 best things about Mumbai
The crowds and chaos of Mumbai can bewilder even the savviest of travelers, but settle into its rhythms and you'll soon be won over.

Readerspeak: 'Why don't models wear undergarments?'
We publish responses to last week's message board, asking readers to comment on whether wardrobe malfunctions are deliberate or accidental.

March 19, 2008
Your vacation is just a click away
As internet connectivity improves and people become web-savvy they are increasingly favouring a totally new option to cater to their travel needs, namely online travel portals.

March 18, 2008
The world's most inspirational religious tours
As they have for millennia, the world's holy sites continue to exert a powerful draw over the faithful and the curious.

March 10, 2008
Jean-Paul Gaultier's top picks in India
Though the holy city of Varanasi, with its temples and masses of Hindu pilgrims, is Jean Paun Gaultier's most cherished place, he finds something to love everywhere he goes in India.

March 04, 2008
The world's top foodie cities!
The best and greatest restaurant cities in the world.

February 27, 2008
Do you fancy chocolate-smooth, silky tresses?
Haircare giant Matrix has just launched a new range of hair colour for women inspired by chocolates and cherries.

February 26, 2008
It's not too late to plan a Beijing trip
If you're planning to make the trip, we're looking out for the best places to stay, eat, party and of course see all the action!

February 20, 2008
Camp by the beach in Goa
Here is a list of 27 affordable beach resorts; perfect sandy escapes that won't break the bank.

February 18, 2008
Winners of the Best Valentine's Gift Idea Contest!
We asked readers to send in their best V-Day gift ideas and here are the winners.

Visiting the temple cities of Tamil Nadu
A profusion of religious architecture spreads over an ancient agrarian landscape in Tamil Nadu, the deep south of India. Guy Trebay takes it in.

February 15, 2008
A serum for smoother, frizz-free hair!
Biolage, a leading professional haircare brand in the US, has just launched its Smoothing Serum in India.

February 12, 2008
A flashy new pink mp3 player
Apple recently added a new pink nano to its line of iPod mp3 players. We highlight a few of its features.

February 06, 2008
Contest rules and regulations
Rules and regulations for the Best Valentine's Gift Idea Contest.

February 05, 2008
The most outrageous Valentine's Day escapes
Luxury travel ideas for the romantic holiday

January 31, 2008
Ready for the 'New' New Delhi?
New Delhi's facelift is aimed at making the city safer and easier to traverse, less polluted and all-around more tourist friendly.

January 30, 2008
'We're coming to burn your house down!'
Columnist Sidin Sunny Vadukut gives us his take on the hue and cry the Indian moral police are forever raising over minor issues.

Rent an island fortress in Rajasthan
The world's most amazing dream trips. Come explore.

January 24, 2008
3 days in Kochi makes him an India fan
Exploring the lush backwaters, dabbling in local cooking and sirodhara are just a few of Kerala's charms

3 days in Kochi makes him an India fan
Forget everything you think you know about India. This is Kochi, the southern coast's sybaritic retreat. Tad Friend explores lush backwaters, dabbles in local cooking, and expands his mind through the ayurvedic treatment sirodhara.

January 22, 2008
The world's best museum restaurants
The best in museum dining. Here, even the food is a work of art.

January 21, 2008
Chugging up the hills
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is still the best way to experience the exhilarating rawness of steam locomotion.

January 15, 2008
Splurge! India's top luxury hotels
The maharajas may no longer occupy these gracious palaces, but guests who stay in them enjoy enough comforts and amenities to feel like royalty.

January 11, 2008
Destination yum! World's best food festivals
Drop that sandwich and let this story (and your taste buds) lead you on a year-long tour of the world's best culinary festivals.

January 10, 2008
Top swimming pool views in the world
Swimming pools are more spectacular than ever, and they not only have to look incredible; they have to have great views too.

January 09, 2008
Reboot with yoga & Ayurveda
It's time to DETOX. Cleanse your bodies, clear your minds and reboot your entire system for the year ahead. Here are 10 spots that make getting your system back on track a luxurious experience.

January 08, 2008
Shopping abroad a blessing or curse?
Why does bad shopping happen to good travelers? Lynn Yaegar ponders vacation-induced shopping anxiety.

A dosa travels to China: The veg-non veg debate
What is it with these hardcore vegetarian types? And, on a similar note, what is it with these hardcore non-vegetarian types?

January 07, 2008
Winners of the Funniest Resolutions Contest!
Here are the results of Get Ahead's Funniest Resolutions Contest! Find out if you're a winner!

January 04, 2008
World's most memorable mountain treks
Even casual climbers can reach these 10 peaks

January 03, 2008
How much should I tip when I go abroad?
How much do you tip a Paris waiter? Or a Tokyo cabbie? Don't globetrot without this handy guide.

January 02, 2008
No Indians, please!
Why, when foreigners are around, do we have to suddenly look down upon our own countrymen? Frankly, the whole thing gets me a little upset. And frustrated. I would never think of giving priority to any foreigner over an Indian if I was running as establishment. Except, of course, Angeline Jolie.

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