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Miss Lebanon, Saly Greige, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition.

World peace and pretty gowns

As contestants vie for Miss Universe 2015, we take a look at what’s happened so far

Celebrity chef and Master Chef India host Vikas Khanna

Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna comes to Junoon

Khanna will visit the contemporary Indian restaurant at Shangri-La Dubai on January 18


Five ways to save on travel in 2015

Negotiate a better price when you book rooms, try package deals and choose cheap countries — these are some strategies you can adopt to make your trips less expensive


From a pile of dirt, hope for a new antibiotic

Teixobactin was tested in mice and easily cured severe infections with no side effects

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Uma: How my show comes together

Our Friday columnist reflects on the challenges and joys of making a TV show

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    Pacific Crest Trail’s popularity has rocketed since the movie released. People are making requests for permits for long hikes, many of them women who are inspired by Cheryl Strayed’s experiences



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