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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

“I love the fact that the loft is open-plan, so when I have friends over it’s really social."

A light-drenched loft in Tecom

A light-soaked loft in Tecom is home to stunning photography and an arty, urban atmosphere

A dosa at MTR, a Bangalorean restaurant that opened in Bur Dubai recently.

Dosas at MTR Dubai: Total recall

Bengaluru dosa and idly specialist restaurant MTR has opened in Dubai. We sent our own dosa specialist to investigate

Cancer patients

When you have to let others help you

As my battle against cancer began, the first thing I had to learn was to accept all the help friends and family offer

This stinks: We've got tips on how to make doing your kids sports gear laundry a pleasant experience

Simple tips for cleaning your kids’ sports gear

Good Housekeeping contributing editor Heloise says “it just takes a little extra effort, along with some tricks” to deal with the stinky, dirty jerseys of children



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    Bharat Thakur guides you through practices and wisdom of this ancient science of exercising

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