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Muzaffar Ali with his horse Shams

‘Air India was built for a stylish global experience,’ – Muzaffar Ali 

Dec 03, 2022

Flying was never about just arriving on time. Air India was conceptualised with the human experience at its heart. The Maharajah though royal, stood for warmth and hospitality and the essence of this was felt in everything Air India ever did. In an interview with Business Today, filmmaker, artist and author Muzaffar Ali speaks of his decade at Air India. A large part of which he has captured in his autobiography 'Zikr'.

This list of 10 books will help take your business writing to the next level

Dec 03, 2022

Good writing skills is a big plus when you want to grow your business. To make a deal, a plan, to communicate – it is all about writing right. Here are a set of titles that can help you ace business writing and make your communication clearer, sharper. 

Scientists revive ‘Zombie Virus’ stuck under Siberian permafrost for 50,000 years (Photo: Moscow Times)

Scientists revive ‘Zombie Virus’ stuck under Siberian permafrost for 50,000 years

Nov 29, 2022

The microbes if released into the world would pose a significant danger to public health, said researcher Jean-Marie Alempic from the French National Centre for Scientific Research in a report published in Science Alert

Other issues that got Tinder users talking were cyber safety, inflation, work-life balance, animal welfare, and politics whereas mentions of activism and voter rights saw an increase in profiles.

'Mental health, Russia-Ukraine War': What got single people talking on Tinder in 2022

Nov 29, 2022

Tinder dating trends 2022: The top five social issues that got people talking in 2022 were LGBTQ+ rights, environment, mental health, feminism, and the Russia-Ukraine crisis. 

The Himalaya Kelly and the Himlaya Birkin are crafted from Nile crocodile hide.

Up, close and personal with the Birkin -- the most coveted bag in the world

Nov 28, 2022

In June 2018, a Himalaya Birkin with an 18-carat, white gold, diamond-encrusted lock sold for £162,500 at Christie’s London, becoming the most expensive handbag ever in a European auction.

Ras Al-Khaimah’s tourism authority is looking at a significant increase in number of Indian weddings in the emirate in 2022

Arabian Nights weddings! This UAE emirate is fast becoming a popular option for affluent Indian families

Nov 28, 2022

With its natural topography, presence of leading global hospitality brands and well-developed tourist infrastructure, the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is fast emerging as a popular overseas destination for big fat Indian weddings

Do you want to upgrade your brain for better cognition and creativity?

5 key takeaways from Elizabeth Ricker’s Smarter Tomorrow 

Nov 26, 2022

Can you actually ‘hack’ your brain and upgrade performance? This book promises that and a lot more.

Terrace garden of an expat home in Delhi

'Rents start from Rs 2 lakh': The house-hunting experience of expats in Delhi

Nov 26, 2022

Every year, professionals and diplomats from all over the world get transferred to serve a tenure or assignment in the national capital of New Delhi. Finding a house in a foreign country is not easy – but here are some expert tips on how to go about the complex process.

The collection focuses on the emergence and impact of modern art in the mid-twentieth century, including works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger, Bernard Buffet, Marc Chagall, and Salvador Dali.

Want to own a Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol artwork? Here's how you can now 

Nov 25, 2022

The collection also includes works by leading contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Indiana, and Marc Sijan.

Measles outbreak in Mumbai: 233 confirmed cases, 8 deaths; latest updates, vaccinations and symptoms (Photo: Reuters)

Measles outbreak in Mumbai: 233 confirmed cases, 8 deaths; latest updates, vaccinations and symptoms

Nov 25, 2022

Measles outbreak in Maharashtra: Mumbai's surrounding areas recorded 51 cases including 37 in Bhiwandi 37, 28 in Thane, 17 in Nashik, 15 in Thane Rural, 11 in Akola, 10 each in Nashik and Yavatmal recorded, 9 case each in Kalyan-Dombivali and Vasai-Virar

Bruce Lee had a sudden death at age 32 due to drinking too much water, suggests new study

Bruce Lee had a sudden death at age 32 due to drinking too much water, suggests new study

Nov 22, 2022

In the study, published in the Clinical Kidney Journal, a group of researchers said that the martial artist died suddenly at a young age because his kidneys were unable to eliminate extra water

FableStreet has launched its latest campaign #FitsLikeNothingElse with the famous names.

FableStreet onboards Sonakshi Sinha, Huma Qureshi, Srinidhi Shetty as brand ambassadors

Nov 22, 2022

Ayushi Gudwani, Founder and CEO, FS Life, the parent company which owns FableStreet, said that the journey of the brand began with a very clear philosophy of designing clothes that flatter women of all shapes and sizes, making them more confident about their appearance.

"As far as medicines are concerned, SNCM has already submitted its report on NLEM, 2022 and the same has been adopted by the government," an official source said.

Coronary stents likely to become more affordable, NPPA to decide price

Nov 21, 2022

The move is based on the recommendations by an expert committee constituted to review the inclusion of stents in the list based on requirement.

Three books to fire up the biz-woman in you

How to start a business? 3 books HERE will inspire you to start up 

Nov 19, 2022

Want to start up your own thing but don’t know when where and how? Here are three books to give you the inspiration you were waiting for. Stories of three women entrepreneurs who broke new ground and built something for themselves. Read on.

Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais CEO Nicolas Houze said that Galeries Lafeyette’s expansion in India is an illustration of their ambition to reach 20 stores abroad with a focus on China, Asia, and the Middle East by 2025. 

Aditya Birla Group's fashion arm teams up with France's Galeries Lafayette, to open luxury stores in India

Nov 17, 2022

"The flagship stores in Mumbai and Delhi will bring more than 200 luxury and designer brands under one roof," the company said in a statement. 

Can you shape your life the way you want by making things happen?

Why did everyone go gaga over this orange book in 2022?

Nov 12, 2022

The buzzword on social media during 2022 was ‘manifestation’. Is it possible to take control of your life, money, and abundance and shape your course the way you want? Roxie Nafousi’s ‘Manifest’ told the world how and why it could actually be a way of life.

Money in honey! Can India become the world's honey-capital?

Goodbye sugar! With 240% growth in 10 years, honey is fast becoming India’s FAV sweetener

Nov 12, 2022

EXCLUSIVE| As the health-conscious Indian fast replaces sugar with honey, there’s opportunity galore for the Indian bee farmer. The honey industry is now worth Rs 3,000 crore. India produces around 1,33,200 metric tonnes of honey annually. The Indian honey market is in a rapid expansion mode, says Deepak Jolly, Secretary General, India Honey Alliance.

Price-competitive with Indian markets, London is a 'safe haven' for real estate investors

How do you buy a house in London while living in India?

Nov 03, 2022

So, you are looking for a second home in the UK. What are the top locations, types of property available, and budgets? Find out here.  

Repackaged books on Japanese wisdom are now visible at every bookstore

Ikigai, Wabi Sabi, Ichigo Ichie: 3 books on Japanese wisdom to simplify your life and work

Oct 29, 2022

Japanese wisdom has inspired people all over the globe, for ages – but three concepts have in recent years become significantly popular: Ikigai, Wabi Sabi, and Ichigo Ichie. Here’s what these books have to tell you.

Bali has just launched a "second home visa" program through which foreigners can stay and work in Indonesia for 5 to 10 years. (Photo: Reuters)

If you have the moolah, you can now stay in this island paradise for 10 years

Oct 26, 2022

The new visa policy will come into effect on Christmas, or 60 days after the issuance of the new rule, a Bloomberg report said.

A graphic novel that tells the stories of 20 real-life women heroes

Here’s an extraordinary graphic novel on 20 women who mean business

Oct 22, 2022

The entrepreneurial journeys of 20 women from all across India, We Mean Business is a chronicle of success stories created at the intersection of an anthology, a documentary, a graphic novel, and technology. It is a book that promises to be more than a book. A review.