LIFESTYLE

Maximum city, again

Shops, malls and eateries will remain open 24X7 in Mumbai from January 26. Will this rebrand the city? For some time, besieged by infrastructural breakdowns and carrying the weight of history, Mumbai had lost its swanky flavour and standing as the first

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LIGHTING THE SOUTHERN TIP OF HEMISPHERE – NEETASHA SINGH

Neetasha Singh is from humble background, born and raised in an Indian township Phoenix, Durban (KZN) surrounded by poverty and drug abuse, she has mastered the art of creating her own opportunities. She is one of South Africa’s most celebrated

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Whose rights is the Trans Bill protecting?

The concept of requiring certification to prove one’s gender is draconian. It not only stems from the idea of discrimination but also opens the door for increased corruption and humiliation of an already ostracised community In India and south-east Asia,

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Respect the person beyond the gender

While the SC’s ruling gave the LGBTQ community the right of self-identification, the Transgender Bill has made the it dependent on certification by a system which is full of insensitivity and apathy towards its members Irony has died a thousand

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Adopt a sustainable lifestyle for Earth’s sake

The kind of cruelty animals are subjected to in order to produce food and products for humans is unfathomable. Apart from the ethical factors, the benefits of veganism for the environment are tremendous The degrading and devastating impact of mankind on the

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Ease Muslim anxieties

The Government should economically and socially empower the community so that it comes out with its own appropriate solutions for overall social reforms Muslims are the second-largest demographic of India, with nearly 14 per cent of the country’s population or roughly

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Taking Big Risks for Bigger Rewards

Post the Chandrayaan-2 setback, some may question the ` 970-crore investment in space but this will pave the way for India to tap into trillions of dollars worth of lunar minerals In science, there is no such thing as failure.

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Need Strict Action Sexual Abuse of Sportswomen

Sexual abuse of sportswomen is rampant and it’s time for swifter, stringent action against offenders For all the spectacular successes notched up by female athletes in recent years, a blip of shame reminds us how they, too, fall easy prey

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Diverting Attention from the Real Issues

The quashing of Article 370 was only a stunt and gimmick to divert attention of the public from the terrible economic crisis facing India Much has been said and written about abrogation of Articles 35A and 370 of the Indian

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Dontelmama: A bond over Salsa, Tacos and Cocktails

Dontelmama scores both hits and misses. While it would let you bond over salsa, tacos and peppery cocktails, it might make you question some of your choices, says Ayushi Sharma Usually we hear of Bollywood nights, live music and sufi

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