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New flavours, familiar vibe: Slink & Bardot reopens in Mumbai

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New flavours, familiar vibe: Slink & Bardot reopens in Mumbai

Worli restaurant Slink and Bardot, which closed down to the COVID-19 lockdowns, has reopened.

Flexrower exercise machine review: The community and workouts are great, but will it survive post pandemic?

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Flexrower exercise machine review: The community and workouts are great, but will it survive post pandemic?

At Rs 59,999, the water-powered Flexrower+ is an expensive buy. The lower-priced variant is available at Rs 35,999, but it isn’t foldable and it's air-powered.

MC Travel Special | Best places to eat in Shillong: both old favourites and new

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MC Travel Special | Best places to eat in Shillong: both old favourites and new

There's a lot to do in this hilly town but, importantly, there are a lot of places to eat. Here are the places we tried, and recommend.

From Kala Ghoda to BKC: How Annie Bafna’s Parsi café became a Mumbai institution

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From Kala Ghoda to BKC: How Annie Bafna’s Parsi café became a Mumbai institution

What to expect at The Nutcracker at Jio World Drive Mall in the heart of Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).

MC Travel Special | Best campsites in India

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MC Travel Special | Best campsites in India

The best campsites in India - from the hills to the deserts, from luxury camps to those where you rough it out for the best views and experiences.

Last day at work: How to make a public farewell work for you

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Last day at work: How to make a public farewell work for you

Farewells are your last opportunity to communicate with your colleagues and bosses while still being in the system. Think about what you want to say - and how.

Little-known story of Mumbai’s Chinese-Indian community (and the only Chinese temple in the city)

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Little-known story of Mumbai’s Chinese-Indian community (and the only Chinese temple in the city)

The Chinese were once a thriving community in Mumbai… then the Sino Indian war of 1962 happened.

iPod memories: How a handheld device changed my relationship with music

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iPod memories: How a handheld device changed my relationship with music

To listen to a different track, album or genre, all you had to do was tap on that wheel and turn it around to that reassuring sound of a hundred clicks.

Best restaurants, bakeries, cafes and brewpubs to have opened in Mumbai in 2022 so far

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Best restaurants, bakeries, cafes and brewpubs to have opened in Mumbai in 2022 so far

It’s been a busy four months for the Mumbai restaurant industry. From bistros and boulangeries to veg cafes and brewpubs, the city’s F&B scene has never been more active.

Fit to Lead | realme's Madhav Sheth: The adage fit mind in a fit body is true

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Fit to Lead | realme's Madhav Sheth: The adage fit mind in a fit body is true

"I used to be 130 kg; today I am 84 kg. Getting into a fitness routine didn’t just help me lose weight, it helped me get confident."

Sauces, dips, pastes: These restaurants are packaging their signature tastes for home delivery

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Sauces, dips, pastes: These restaurants are packaging their signature tastes for home delivery

During the pandemic, restaurants had to find ways to multiply their revenue streams. It wasn’t long before they realised that they could literally sell their secret sauce.

Ramadan timings: Which countries have the longest Ramzan fast in 2022?

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Ramadan timings: Which countries have the longest Ramzan fast in 2022?

As you move away from the equator, the timings of sunrise and sunset vary drastically from season to season. This also affects how long the devout must fast.

What to expect as you return to the office

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What to expect as you return to the office

From feeling tired to feeling overwhelmed, these are the things to expect when you go back to work from office. Plus, what to do about these things.

IPL 2022: How a series of chance decisions led Rohit Sharma to where he belongs

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IPL 2022: How a series of chance decisions led Rohit Sharma to where he belongs

Where we are today is because of a long series of choices we’ve made over the years.

This is why you hate returning to work after a break

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This is why you hate returning to work after a break

And what you can do about it

Holi 2022: Special menus, sundowners, and pool parties to celebrate the festival

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Holi 2022: Special menus, sundowners, and pool parties to celebrate the festival

After a long gap, Holi returns to the festive calendar. Here are the best places to get drenched, get high, and celebrate.

Domestic customers will drive recovery: Marriott International's Rajeev Menon

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Domestic customers will drive recovery: Marriott International's Rajeev Menon

Rajeev Menon, President Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), Marriott International, on travel trends, engaging millennials and Gen Z, and post-Covid recovery.

Review: Noon, the new restaurant in Mumbai’s BKC

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Review: Noon, the new restaurant in Mumbai’s BKC

The restaurant's ingredients-first approach is carried forward into the cocktails too.

Women's Day 2022: What is a glass cliff, and can it ever fade away?

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Women's Day 2022: What is a glass cliff, and can it ever fade away?

Glass cliff refers to a situation where women are promoted to high positions during times of crisis, when the possibility of them failing is a lot higher.

What is deep work and how to cultivate deep attention

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What is deep work and how to cultivate deep attention

Just four hours of deep work a day could be the key to doing more and being happier. But don't just block the time, also break down what you plan to achieve in a sharp and precise manner.

What is the fresh start effect and how you can start afresh this Monday

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What is the fresh start effect and how you can start afresh this Monday

The average Monday tends to be a lot more powerful than, say, the average first of the month and definitely more than January 1, to make a fresh start.

Best smart exercise bicycles in India: Cult.Fit's Cultbike X1, plus 3 more recommendations

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Best smart exercise bicycles in India: Cult.Fit's Cultbike X1, plus 3 more recommendations

Peloton-inspired bikes are the flavour of the season. Here are the best smart exercise bicycles in the market right now.

Wordle is now on the NYT website. What does the word game's success say about us?

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Wordle is now on the NYT website. What does the word game's success say about us?

The coloured squares are ubiquitous... on our social media timelines, WhatsApp groups, even DMs.

Why we've been craving Maggi during the pandemic

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Why we've been craving Maggi during the pandemic

It may not have the kind of monopoly it once did, yet for millions of Indians today Maggi is a reminder of their growing up years, a staple from when life was simpler.

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