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A Cartoonist’s Jaundiced View of Modern Womanhood

Last summer, reposted images of a girl-about-town, drawn in Sharpie, began proliferating on Instagram. Invariably, the girl is wide-eyed and frantic—because of an unreturned text, a hankering for vodka, or an imminent bad choice. (“Me debating who I should go home with,” reads the caption

What makes Japanese food the right fit for the modern palate

Masaharu Morimoto is probably the best-known Japanese chief in India, even among those who have never eaten his food. Morimoto owes his fame to two pioneering restaurants, both called Wasabi by Morimoto. The original opened at the Mumbai Taj, and a second (better) restaurant

Lucknow: Modern abattoir awaits pollution control board clearance

Modern slaughterhouse will not only curb the practice of butchering animals out in the open in unhygienic conditions, but will also automate meat processing. A modern slaughterhouse being planned at a cost of Rs110 crore at Bindaua, Mohanlalganj here is still awaiting the approval

Matt LeBlanc reveals he turned down a major ‘Modern Family’ role

major ‘Modern Family’ role Published August 21, 2017 Fox News Matt LeBlanc arrives at a premiere for the final season of “Episodes” at The Paley Center for Media on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Alexander G. Seyum/Invision/AP)  (2017 Invision)

Jinder Mahal, the immigrant who became the ‘Modern Day Maharaja’

Jinder Mahal is the first WWE champion of Indian descent. “You people have nothing to celebrate,” Jinder Mahal shouted into a microphone Tuesday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The current World Wrestling Entertainment champion was dressed in a black turban and a gray

Calls to UK’s modern slavery hotline double in a week

The number of calls to the modern slavery hotline has doubled in a week after the National Crime Agency’s report on the “shocking” scale of the problem. The helpline, for people to report suspicions of modern slavery, received 150 calls in seven days this week, up

Modern apple’s origin traced to Kazakhstan

117 genomes of the fruit analysed The modern crisp apple originated in a mountainous region of Kazakhstan, according to a study which reveals a surprising two-way journey on the Silk Road for one of the world’s most popular fruit. As travellers journeyed east and

Modern apples originated in Kazakhstan: study

As travellers journeyed along the Silk Road, they brought with them hitchhiking apple seeds The modern juicy, crisp apples originated in a mountainous region of Kazakhstan, according to a study which reveals a surprising two-way journey on the Silk Road for one of the


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Modern family: Greece with grown-up kids

he five of us stretched out on yoga mats with our toes pointing towards the sea. Above us the breeze stirred the leaves of the ancient olive trees. “Eímai edó,” intoned Sophie. “In Greek that means, ‘I am here.’” She continued in her gentle