June 28, 2010Excerpt: 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, 2010Gaming review: Split Second
At its best, Split/Second beats the pants off the competition, but in opting for quality over quantity, it finds itself way too short on content. The powerplays are a joy to behold, but they get old quickly and there aren't enough environments to keep things fresh.
Nokia N900: A beast, but not very easy to tame
N900, Nokia's latest N-series offering, aims to redeem the premium line-up of the Finnish giant. It is basically an internet tablet with smartphone capabilities, and a successor to the N810.
Excerpt: This time he beat her up badly
We bring you an excerpt from 'The Fifty-50 Marriage: Return to Intimacy', the second in a series by psychiatrist and relationships counsellor Dr Vijay Nagaswami.
June 21, 2010Ten tips to revive your sex life
Losing your sex drive can be very depressing and can cause lots of problems in any relationship. Here are some practical tips on reviving your libido and satisfying your partner.
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 18, 2010Thanks dad for everything, says TV star Saakshi
Saakshi Tanwar, who played the iconic role of Parvati in the hit television series Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and is one of the top small-screen actresses, shares her memories of her dad on Father's day.
How to be a good father: SRK
Since he is the face of Pepsodent toothpaste's 'Pappu and Papa' ad campaign, Shah Rukh Khan decided to give us his take on Father's Day in his own inimitable style.
Karaoke, comedy night and more fun for Dad's Day!
Harnoor Channi-Tiwary weighs in on some unusual ways to celebrate Father's Day on June 20.
What should Rahul wear to his wedding?
With Rahul Gandhi's 40th birthday coming up on June 19, we're guessing it's only a matter of time now before the wedding bells chime. We asked leading Indian designers to weigh in on what he should wear on such a momentous occasion.
June 16, 2010Gaming review: 2010 FIFA World Cup
Paying full price for fewer features in a game you won't play for more than three months just doesn't make sense. You'd be better off postponing your next football game purchase to October.
7 netbooks from the cheapest to the most powerful
A sneak peek at 7 netbooks based on their performance, look, form, price, mobility and ease to use.
IAS topper's mantras for success
'Know everything that there is to know about India. Learn about its politics, geography...' A fascinating encounter with Dr Shah Faesal, this year's IAS topper.
June 15, 2010Is Father's Day relevant in India?
Do you believe in celebrating Father's Day? Tell us!
June 14, 2010Holidays are bigger turn-on than sex for women
Taking your lady for a trip away from home will certainly earn you some brownie points, because heading off on holiday is a far bigger turn-on for women than sex.
Why dads are the best...well, almost!
As Father's Day draws closer, Abhishek Mande takes a walk down memory lane and discovers why a father-son relationship will always be special.
June 11, 2010Dad: 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!
June 09, 2010My dad, my hero
This Father's Day, share your heroic dad story with us.
Young, successful: But they cycle to work
A growing band of young, successful Indians are taking to cycling as a green lifestyle choice, but it's far from a smooth ride, find Tanushree Ghosh and Gargi Gupta.
June 04, 2010Look at Facebook's new privacy settings
Find out what Zuckerberg means by giving give Facebook's users 'more control' over what they share.
June 02, 2010Gaming: Bad Company 2 has no dull moment
The first noticeable change in Bad Company 2 is in the visual department. It is a massive improvement over its predecessor and easily earns its place amongst the best looking games around, especially when played on high settings on PC.
A marriage 'type' may determine its success
Research has seen marriages 'typed' -- and discusses their success rates depending upon the nature of the relationship.
Shoot like a pro with your digital camera
Simple tips on how to get the best out of your digital camera.
June 01, 2010'Stranded on the highway, I met God'
Abhishek Mande shares his experience of the time when he was stranded in the middle of nowhere and was helped out by a bunch of unknown people. Do you have a similar story to tell? Share it with us.
May 31, 2010Top 10 most common sex myths revealed
Sex and desire have always been viewed to be a very important part of life, but it has emerged that most, in their pursuit for carnal satisfaction, ignore the safety and healthy bedroom rules.
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 26, 2010101 ways to use your ex's wedding dress!
A jilted American husband is finding 101 ways to use his ex-wife's wedding dress. Share your ideas with us!
Size zero is unhealthy, says Rihanna
The Barbadian singer, known for her curvy figure, is against women getting reed-thin in a bid to look like models.
May 25, 2010Excerpt: '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.
Supermodel Miranda Kerr's 10 romance tips for men
Orlando Bloom's girlfriend has some friendly dating advice to share with the opposite sex!
May 23, 2010Eating out: Legends of Delhi's belly
lists some popular eating options in the Capital.
May 21, 2010Naomi Campbell's 'blood diamond'
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but one that was allegedly gifted to the supermodel back in 1997 may soon have her facing a UN war-crimes tribunal.
May 20, 2010'Amitabh called me 'howleracious'!'
Mumbai radio station Red FM's RJ Malishka -- still basking in the afterglow of her Indian Radio awards success and a 140-character Big B testimonial -- gave us an insight into her job, her accomplishments and what it takes to make waves on the air.
May 19, 2010Failure: How it made me stronger
Newly-crowned Miss India-World confessed that she wouldn't know what she would do if she was faced with failure. Tell us how you have dealt with it in your life
May 18, 2010Facebook nightmare: 'I wanted to kill my child'
Yesterday, we brought you the third part in a series that explores the dynamics of interpersonal relationships with the advent of online social networking. Today, Abhishek Mande speaks to a parent whose young daughter was taken advantage of by people she added on as 'friends' to her account.
May 17, 2010He can't imagine life without Facebook
On May 14, we brought you the second part in a series that explores the dynamics of interpersonal relationships with the advent of online social networking. Today, Abhishek Mande speaks to another youngster to analyse how online interactions are influencing lives.
May 14, 2010'I went into labour thinking of Farmville'
Yesterday, we brought you the first part in a series that explores the dynamics of interpersonal relationships with the advent of online social networking. Today, Abhishek Mande speaks to another youngster to analyse how online interactions are influencing lives.
'We promote our music on the Internet'
Music bands in India are turning to innovative ways to be heard in the market.
May 13, 2010'How do I deal with a boyfriend called Facebook?'
Abhishek Mande finds out how the dynamics of interpersonal relationships are undergoing a sea change with the advent of online social networking.
May 11, 2010Join rediff.com's campaign against caste in census
Let us do our bit for abolishing caste from our midst!
May 10, 2010India not a happy place for mothers: Report
At a time when the world celebrates Mother's Day, it turns out that India scores poorly among the middle-income countries when it comes to health care and well-being of mothers.
Why breaking up with a friend can be harder
It's not just romantic relationships that tend to have their ups and downs -- we have fall-outs with family and friends too. In fact, putting an end to a friendship of many years can actually be as bad, if not worse than calling things off with a lover.
May 08, 2010Mother's Day special: An ode to my mother
Renu Khator,president, University of Houston, and chancellor of the UH System, looks back at the voices that have shaped her life, and realises that the loudest is her mother's.
May 07, 20105 great gadget gifts for Mum on Mother's Day
Thinking of giving Mum a great gift this Mother's Day? Consider these gadgets.
May 06, 2010Mom'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, 2010How to know your erotic net worth
Now, you can figure out what your erotic net worth is and how you can increase it to your advantage!
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 04, 2010Six steps to a happy sex life
Feeling shy to make that first move in the bedroom? Well, here are six sex tips to get you all raring to go and sweep your man off his feet.
May 03, 2010Mother's Day: Mom's biggest sacrifice for me
Tell us a special story for this Mother's Day -- a memory that is very dear to your heart because of something unforgettable that she did for you, in the way that mothers often do.
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