By Purva Grover
Recently, a male colleague shared how he gives his wife rest on Fridays and takes over the kitchen. I went all aww at this piece of information and affection. His knowledge about spices, salts and sauces is decent enough and he claims to dish out good meals. “My friends love the biryani I prepare,” he added. As for his son, “There is no better cook than dad!” I laughed. It’s the same story in many homes. Dads cook once in a few months and instantly win over mums every day cooking. During the conversation, the colleague also confessed how his wife detests stepping into the kitchen after the chef (him) has cooked and exited.
Continue reading When dad’s limited-edition delights outcook mum’s, it’s all in good taste
By Rohma Sadaqat
Something absolutely wonderful is happening in the world right now.
Continue reading If you’re going to bark up a tree, make sure it ain’t mine
By Sami Ha Zen
Critical thinking, problem-solving, flexibility and adaptability are some of the most sought-after skills in the current job market. That’s when I felt early marriage has a great deal to contribute to these soft skills… Sounds weird? Let me explain.
Continue reading What does early marriage have to do with corporate skills?
By Bikram Vohra
The horrifying reports on children of relatively privileged backgrounds engaging in self-inflicted choking gambles as a sort of a game defies logic. But that said, if one traces the genesis of such masochistic activity, it leads to a single word — boredom. Youngsters today have very little staying power and the excitement over a new ‘toy’ is fleeting.
Continue reading Putting mum and dad on the mat
By Hiren Mistry
The relaunch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare quenches the thirst of gamers worldwide with its jaw-dropping visuals, chilling action sequences and unbelievably real effects.
Continue reading Answering Call of Duty …with new twists
By Rohma Sadaqat
A little over a week ago, I wrote about overindulging one’s self at a book fair and then coming home to the absolutely mammoth task of making space for new books on an overflowing bookshelf.
Continue reading I read it right when I ‘booked’ a trip down memory lane
By Rituraj Borkakoty
Don’t hit the ball in the air,” Brian Lara, like a grammar nazi, told the kids at the Indian Heritage High School in Dubai during a special net session.
Continue reading The Prince of Trinidad wants kids to learn from King Kohli