Scent of Basmati rice scam reveals 9 more victims: Police

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Image used for representational purpose MARGAO: Police investigation into the Basmati rice trading scheme has led to the identification of at least nine more businessmen who have turned out to be victims of the scam. Police sources said that statements of all 12 victims, including those of the complainant Gulshar Ahmed, his […]

I Despised Scented Deodorant Until I Tried Native’s Customized Fragrances

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OK, listen. I love the beauty industry as a whole and the entire body sector within it; I’m obsessed with knowing every single product people are using and why, in as much detail as possible, and I’m happy to divulge what I use and the reason behind it, too. But […]

On the scent: how Jo Malone sniffed out an unfaithful man

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Jo Malone in her Jo Loves shop, central London. Photograph: Richard Pohle/RICHARD POHLE Name: Jo Malone’s nose. Age: 55. Appearance: Triangular, equipped with two nostrils. Location: Below and between Malone’s eyes. It sounds like the majority of noses, if you ask me. Oh, but this is no ordinary sniffer. “All my senses are muddled but […]

The scent of royalty

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KARACHI:  Attar [also called ittar] has been a popularly used and loved fragrance for centuries. Extracted from flower petals, herbs and spices, this natural perfume oil is distilled in water using low heat and pressure. Attar first gained popularity amongst the Arabs, who used it as a natural non-alcoholic perfume, […]

This CBD Perfume Is Zen in a Bottle

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How did I ever function without Heretic’s Dirty Grass wafting from my pulse points? Cannabidiol is my jam. I take this PureKana mint oil before bed so I can sleep through the night. I use this Endoca salve on my feet after a high-mileage day to reduce joint inflammation and boost blister healing. And […]

India prepares for life without Iran oil

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New Delhi: India and seven other countries will not be able to import cheaper Iranian oil without attracting US sanctions after May 1when the Donald Trump administration will end all the waivers. The US decision has jacked up global oil prices, which can potentially put the ruling BJP at a disadvantage in […]

Accidental firing takes life of CRPF jawan in Chhattisgarh

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A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Wednesday was killed in an accidental fire from his service rifle in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, an official said. The deceased was identified as head constable Arvind Kumar Pandey, who belonged to the CRPF’s 150th battalion. “He died following an […]

In Haryana’s Kunal village, a glimpse of life before Harappa

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The origins of the people of Kunal village in Haryana’s Fatehabad are being tracked by going back in time through geographical strata. Through the process of digging, different layers are being detected for the presence of cultural material so that a better understanding of the communities of Kunal can be […]

India, Bangladesh to jointly produce movie on life, works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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India and Bangladesh will co-produce a film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and a documentary on Bangladesh Liberation War. A Delegation from Bangladesh led by Adviser to Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Gowher Rizvi today met Secretary and other officials of Information & Broadcasting Ministry […]

Digging Deeper | Moon missions and possibilities of life: A lunar journey with Chandrayaan scientist Jitendra Goswami

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Moon exploration took a big leap when Russia launched a space probe to the earth’s satellite in 1959. Since then, India is not far behind – having become only the fourth country to send a spacecraft (Chandrayaan-1) to the Moon. As ISRO prepares for its second mission Chandrayaan-2 in July, […]