Education

JEE rank not good? Relax, here’s how you can still get into a great institute

There is a reason the JEE is considered one of the toughest examinations in India, if not the world. The difficulty level of the papers in the exam is not the only reason though. The sheer competitiveness of the exam, owing to a massive number of applicants, is also a …

Education

DU Admissions: On the lookout for best college? Here’s the deserving ones and why

As the admission season sets in, every Delhi University (DU) aspirant dreams of making it to the best college in the varsity — be it the faculty, the infrastructure or the societies. Each college has something that the students can boast about. But which one really is the best? We …

Health

Here’s how you can prevent your child from wetting the bed

 Children who wet the bed are often ridiculed. Many-a-times, night-time bedwettingcontinue in children even after the age of five years, posing a problem for the child as well as his parents. In such children, the ability to hold urine is diminished or under-developed, and this could be due to a …

Fashion & Trends

Here’s everything you need to know about buying the right leather shoe

Leather shoes can last for quite long if they are maintained well. Check the texture, insole and lining of the shoe before buying, say experts. Ishaan Sachdeva, director at Alberto Torresi, and Tabby Bhatia, director at Voganow.com, share the following tips on how to go about buying leather shoes: * …

Fashion & Trends

Here’s how you can match jewellery with Indo-western outfits

A simple pendent, danglers or elaborate round neckpiece — it is important to know what accessory to pick for the Indo-western look to get the fashion statement right, say experts. Pankaj Anand and Anil Arora, Founders, Sabhyata and Swapnil Eaga, co-founder, Zinarya, share some tips on the mix and match …

Fashion & Trends

Pride month: Here’s the beauty inspiration you need to celebrate all the shades of love

Bring out all the hues of the rainbow — it’s LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) pride month. Observed in June every year, the aim is to recognise the impact the LGBT community has had on the world and to also to celebrate individualistic sexuality. The month honours the 1969 Stonewall …

Fashion & Trends

Summer fashion needn’t be boring. Here’s how to look casual and chic

Try A-line kurtas, asymmetric hemlines, capes and palazzos, to look casual and chic at the same time, say experts. Sanhita Dasgupta of Myntra and Jimmy Kaul of Shopotox list down some fashion tips. 1) Checkmate the weather with all things cropped — culottes, flared jeans, formal trousers, so on and …

Education

Board exams results out: Here’s a list of top foreign universities Class 12 science students apply to

As Class 12 board examinations come to an end and universities around the world open their doors to admit first-year students, the multitude of possible options can become agonising. Especially, when you are opting for a science degree abroad, the selection of course specialisation, university and country build up to …

Finance

Home buyers, wait for GST rollout on July 1. Here’s why

Is it a good time to buy a house? This is the perennial question on the minds of home buyers. But this question assumes significance as India moves to a new indirect tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1. Experts say that buyers will benefit if …

Food

Here’s What Happened During My Month on Weight Watchers

I’ve struggled with my weight most of my life. I’ve been fat and I’ve been thin. In my 30s, I got the yo-yo-ing under control and stabilized in the 130s. But then, in the wake of injuries and work stress, the weight crept on. Hovering between 155 and 160, I …