LIFE STYLE

Electric vehicles cannot run on hot air alone

The world is up and over with the onset of electric cars and vehicles that run on ‘clean’ energy. Big names in the industry have been forced to accept that the future lies with electricity, even when most of the invisible energy is created through catastrophically damaging means, to the environment that is. While carmakers like BMW and Porsche, names synonymous with motorsport and racing, are failing to win the

Relish mango delicacies at Khandani Rajdhani

Kanigalilae aval maangani. This was what popular lyricist Kannadasan described his better half for a song in a yesteryear movie. Called ‘King of Fruits’, mangoes have always been part of our life since time immemorial. In the famous Thiruvilayadal Puranam, it was for a mango (gnanapazham) that Lord Muruga and Lord Ganesha had a tiff. Summer is incomplete without mangoes. For those who love this fruit, there is no better

Beat the heat with what you have

Chennai: As the mercury rises, it is time to pull out those denim shorts and knotted T-shirts to beat the heat. One can also sizzle during the evenings with a few cleaver pairings. So, open up your wardrobe and let your imagination run wild. You will be amazed by your own fashion skills. Here are a few we have put together to give you some ideas. SAREE One of the

Mix & match colours from your own wardrobe

  Understanding the act of mixing colours is a huge necessity to dress fashionably. One should not restrict themselves to what they know and explore different things to get a wow effect. So how is it done? Here are a few tips to make it easy. Colour wheel In fashion, complementary actually means opposite. For instance, black and white are complementary colours. That is why they look so great together.

French cookware Le Creuset opens outlet in Chennai

The quiet evening turned twin delight for those present at the Sunset Grill restaurant in The Westin in Velacheri Wednesday. The food-and-wine event was held to launch the 100-year-old cookware brand, Le Creuset, in Chennai and to announce Sunset Grill’s new menu. The French cookware brand has arrived in Chennai and opened its store at Palladium Mall, Velacheri. The lazy evening turned out to be energetic with a live cookout

Reading the pulse of an offroader bike

Chennai: After years and years of longing, India is finally going to get a proper adventure offroading bike from Hero Moto Corp. Christened the Xpulse 200, the bike has all it takes to conquer the roads less trodden in our country. With Hero officially announcing that the bike will be launched before this year’s festive season, good times are ahead for offroad enthusiasts. INDIA AND OFFROADING If there is one