Excuse me! Shouldn’t you be sorry?

Saurabh Tankha The first time I got a requisition for a workshop on social etiquette from a school, I was a little surprised. In fact, shocked. Do I really have to “teach” social etiquette? I mean don’t we learn them naturally from our parents, teachers and elders. I learnt them all by just watching my […]Read More


Some disputes may get resolved but some counselling is required. Hence do not neglect that. Harmonious relationships with your family members will follow.  Some kind of financial gains also indicated. COSMIC TIP: Donate some money. LUCKY COLOUR : Dark green It is time to get to work. Do not neglect any opportunity that is coming […]Read More

Food for beauty

A healthy, balanced diet, that supplies the body with the essential nutrients, promotes both good health and beauty. Smooth skin, lustrous hair, bright eyes, slim figure and vitality owe much more to our diets than we know. So, take a good look at your diet. A part of your daily diet must consist of fresh […]Read More

It can be challenging to meet audiences’ expectations

Having made his acting debut with Malgudi Days, he went onto direct one of the most iconic serials in international television history – Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. Today, actor-director DEVEN BHOJANI is busy writing a script for a feature film and unwinding after his latest TV serial, Bhakharwadi, ended recently. Born to Balwant Rai and Daksha […]Read More

NCB raids Bharti’s Mumbai residence

Team L&M The weekend didn’t dawn on a happy note for comedienne Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa as the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted raids at her Mumbai residence. For a few months, NCB has been probing the alleged drug nexus in the Hindi film industry after the death of actor Sushant Singh […]Read More

The untold story of Kashmir

Team L&M Before the abrogation of Article 370, who were the actors in Kashmir theatre of the absurd? The youngsters who could not escape abroad had to play self-destructive roles decided by manipulators sitting in Pakistan. This rivetting narrative delves deep into how Muslim families lost their moorings. A teenaged boy turns to militancy in […]Read More

Learn how to be a writer with Bond

Team L&M Writing can be a lonely profession, writes Ruskin Bond in How To Be A Writer (HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks; Rs 299). But when there is “someone who has survived as a writer for seventy years” with you to guide and advise and has “something to offer by way of ‘tips’ or the lessons learnt from all […]Read More

Mumbai mom urges Pampers to include fathers on diaper packaging

Inspired by a male friend who felt under-represented as a diaper changing daddy and the diaper-changing woes of women, Mumbai mom Almas Virani started a petition urging Pampers to include fathers in their brand packaging. With Covid-19 adding to the pressures of household chores, new moms have been doing the heavy lifting with cooking, cleaning, […]Read More

Should educational institutions reopen now?

Team L&M With eight teachers and 11 school children found Covid-19 positive in Narwana town of Haryana’s Jind district along with 19 kids tested positive for Covid-19 in Kund village of Rewari district of the state, the debate has once again sparked whether reopening of educational institutions is a safe move or not. And not […]Read More