Pandora’s box

December 30, 2016 05:33 am

If all the old disputes remain alive and nothing changed over the past 12 months, is there anything at all to look forward to in 2017?

When the clock strikes 12

December 30, 2016 04:44 am

It is believed that eating grapes in synchrony with the ringing of the bell will bring in a year of prosperity and good luck. Eaten one by one with each toll of the bell, thousands of people out celebrating eat it together but only a few eat and finish eating all the grapes on time.

Hopes and goals for 2017

December 30, 2016 02:24 am

As the year ends and we find ourselves at the doorsteps of yet another new year, we all reflect on all the things we could have done differently and look forward to making resolutions and setting goals for the upcoming year. Isha Upadhyay talked to some of the well-known faces in town to find out what their goals for 2017 are and how they are planning on achieving them.

Eight fascinating places to visit in 2017

December 30, 2016 01:42 am

The year 2016 is coming to an end and as people gear up to make New Year resolutions, it’s likely that travel plans are also being made for the upcoming year. For those would-be travelers vowing to see more of the world rather than just sticking to the tried and tested destinations that everyone seems to be going to year after year, there are plenty of places to consider. With the help of travel enthusiasts and agencies, Isha Bista rounds up a few places you should definitely visit this coming year.

Of overhead costs and underhand expenses

December 30, 2016 01:21 am

In an industry where success of a project or campaign is more often than not measured by its expenditure, the ability to spend money allied with the ability to engineer good reports remains crucial.

When I was a kid, the only time I wasn’t told to go to bed early was during New Year’s Eve when my parents would stay up till midnight with a few of their friends who had been invited over for the celebrations. I also remember the first time my father asked me to make a new years resolution.

Last minute DIY gift ideas

December 30, 2016 00:49 am

Still don’t have a gift for your cherished one? Instead of just reaching into your wallet to buy a hurried gift, why don’t you try something new today? Reya Shreya Rai guides you through some super cute DIY ideas so that you can ‘make’ something for your loved ones.

Sounds of 2016

December 30, 2016 00:15 am

Each year brings with it hundreds of new releases on the music scene but there are only a handful that go on to define the year. The curtains are almost closed on 2016 and what a tremendous and unexpected year it has been musically.

That one book

December 30, 2016 00:12 am

When you lay a book in your hand and sink to the pages of magic unfolding in each turn, visualize a world being painted out of the perspective of the writer and feel the whole universe falling silent to the rhythm of the voices of the characters, you begin to realize that book is your call for conscious escape. A writer writes without creating or deciding the meaning of his/her work. This interpretation is the readers alone.

Planning a party

December 29, 2016 23:41 pm

It’s important that you be a guest at your own party. If you are relaxed and enjoying yourself, your guests will follow suit.