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Gaby Doman on importance of breakfast

The internet may have demoted the first meal of the day but for our columnist finds out that staying hungry makes her grumpy and irritable

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More Than Art summer camp ends

The 9th edition of the camp ended with an exhibition at Marsam Art Zone in Dubai

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An ‘imperfect’ back-to-school is perfect: Uma

The you-have-to-be-the-best push is often counter-productive

Om Puri and Helen Mirren in a scene from 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'

Older couples too can have a love story: Om Puri

Indian actor says ‘The Hundred Foot Journey’ is a story that starts with bitterness and ends in a warm relationship



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