Author: Caroline Biscotti

K‘taka: Kukke Subrahmanya connectivity restored

MANGALURU: Work on clearing the section of Bengaluru-Mangaluru National Highway was going on at war footing with National Highway Division deploying all resources to clear the debris from the road. Understanding the gravity of the situation, the DK district administration has banned movement of all vehicles on Shiradi Ghat till August 25. Even on Friday, the movement between the state […]

Army joins rescue ops in rain-hit Kodagu dist

Army joins rescue ops in rain-hit Kodagu dist

BENGALURU: The Army has joined operations to rescue people stranded due to floods and landslides in rain-battered Kodagu district. Several districts of of the state like Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Chikkmagaluru, Kodagu, parts of Hassan and Uttara Kannada have been facing the brunt of incessant rains in the last few days. “Army has joined the rescue operation along with National Disaster […]

These banks lend steel cutlery to reduce waste

These banks lend steel cutlery to reduce waste

BENGALURU: Four years ago, Jayanagar resident Hamsa Ravi Kiran searched high and low for someone who could rent out steel tumblers and coffee cups for her sons‘ thread ceremony. Unable to find anyone, she bought 600 glasses and 200 cups, which she later began renting out to her friends and family for free, so that they could use them for […]

The little known love story of Priyanka and Nick

Finally, putting all rumours to rest, and made their relationship official on Saturday morning. In the low-key ‘roka’ , Priyanka looked like the diva (that she undoubtedly is) in a yellow suit and Nick, who wore a traditional Indian attire, surprised everyone with his Indian choice of clothes. But one thing that no one could miss is how love-struck both […]

Vastu tips for a positive mind

You might be living in the plushest house, but it‘s not necessary that you‘ll always be in the correct frame of mind to enjoy that luxury. The societal pressures and stresses have forced many of us to compromise with our happiness and peace of mind, but guess it‘s time to put an end to all these pressures for once, thanks […]

Khushwant Singh‘s new book on Punjab

Khushwant Singh‘s new book on Punjab

Four years since the death of the legendary , a new book brings together some of his finest writings on his native land – – and its people. Punjab, Punjabis & Punjabiyat: Reflections On A Land and its People presents a comprehensive picture of the land of five rivers, from its origins and geography to its illustrious history and the […]

Heard about golden boobs? Know about this controversial trend

Heard about golden boobs? Know about this controversial trend

When you are the only source of food for your , is a full-time job. With breastfeeding comes tender breasts, sore nipples and clogged ducts, which may result in new mothers getting stressed and overwhelmed which, in turn, affects the milk production. Also, nursing the baby takes a lot of time and not everyone is ready to centre their world […]