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‘I lost my job, escaped accidents, but made it back’

The return of Brij Kishore Ahirwar, 45, and his family to his home district Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh from Haryana’s Bahadurgarh town was punctuated by hardship, loss of savings, accidents and other trials and tribulations. Nevertheless, they made it back in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was six years ago that Brij Kishore left his home village Gichauli ... Read More »

I would see my fans everywhere and wonder why am I not getting work, says Bobby Deol

Reclaiming the lost glory — this is how actor Bobby Deol’s journey can be summed up. One of the biggest stars in the 1990s and early 2000s, he confesses he ‘lost his way’ somewhere after that, but with biggies such as Housefull 4 and Yamla Pagla Deewana 3 in hand, things can only get better. Excerpts from an interview: Your ... Read More »

How can I get pregnant if my male partner is infertile?

With infertility on a rise, it is no surprise that many couples are facing issues when it comes to bearing children. If we talk about the last five years, infertility has gone up by 20 to 30 per cent in our country! The responsible causes are a range of lifestyle factors, such as a routine that involves drinking and smoking, no exercise, ... Read More »

Should I Tell My Boss I’m Job Hunting?

Shutterstock Dear Liz, I know you say it’s a bad idea to tell your boss you’re job hunting, but I think my situation is different. I like my boss a lot. I like my job. I have to quit my job because it’s too far away from my daughter’s day care. I have to find something closer. If I try ... Read More »

Why won’t my doctor give me antibiotics?

Public Health England is urging GPs to reduce the prescribing of antibiotics and if I’m honest, I think they have good reason to do so.In recent years we have seen the emergence of far too many resistant bacteria. Many of you will have heard of MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) and C. Diff (clostridium difficile), which are both serious infections ... Read More »

‘On the Last Day of High School, I Almost Died. CPR Saved My Life.’

It was the last day of high school. With one exam left to go, a group of us were sitting in the senior class hangout, some watching Netflix, some cramming for the test. I was braiding my friend Jackie Acierno’s hair. I’d gotten midway down her back when I started to feel dizzy. I had been having similar spells for about ... Read More »

iOS 10.3 Set to Bring IPL and Other Cricket Scores via Siri, Find My AirPods, and More

 Alongside the commercial release of iOS 10.2.1 to all iPhone and iPad users, Apple also released iOS 10.3 beta 1 to developers. The beta version introduces several useful features, the big highlight being the ability for Siri to show live scores from Indian Premiere League (IPL) and International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket matches, apart from answering other queries. iOS 10.3 ... Read More »

Google My Maps App Receives First Major Update Since 2014

Google My Maps, an app that lets you create and share custom maps, has received its first major update since 2014. The update brings a redesigned user interface based on the search giant’s Material Design UI, along with other performance improvements and features. The app update v2.0 now has a welcome guide for new users along with other features such ... Read More »