BREAKFAST

  • From Noon Chai in Kashmir to Idli Sambhar in Tamil Nadu: 16 special breakfasts from different states of India August 6, 2014

    What's better than waking up to a scrumptious breakfast every morning! If you have lived in different parts of India, you must be aware of the special breakfasts unique to every state. The variety of food that can be found for breakfast in India could make any foodie drool. Even...
  • Snapshot: Did you know that Audrey Hepburn wore a chic sari in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'? May 4, 2014

    The very essence of poise and grace, legendary actress Audrey Hepburn, was famous for her fashion sense. But more than that, she had a unique sense of style. Her various 'looks' that she sported throughout her films have now achieved a cult status. But did you know that she was...
  • Audrey Hepburn: Be it CGIanimated commercials, or her films fans want more of the 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' star May 4, 2014

    "I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it." Audrey Hepburn The dark fringe, the perfectly painted red lips, the arch of her neck, the sparkle in her eyes, and of course the impeccable clothes 'world's most beautiful woman' Audrey Hepburn was known...
  • Hospitality industry: India bags many travellers' choice awards January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian hotels and boutique properties have finally made their presence felt in the global hospitality industry, winning several travellers' choice awards. In the 2014 Travellers Choice announced on Thursday by travel portal TripAdvisor, Indian properties ranging from major hotel chains to small boutiques, eight of the top 10 hotels...
  • Is it Katrina Kaif or Audrey Hepburn on the cover of 'Hello' magazine? August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Remember Audrey Hepburn from her popular classic 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' and the actress' much popular look where she is seen wearing a little black dress with her hair tied in a bun. Well, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif seems to be inspired by the Hollywood actress and so is...
  • Indians consider WiFi, free breakfast a must in hotels February 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian travellers consider WiFi, free breakfast and beverages as important amenities while looking for hotel accommodation, be it during leisure or business travel, according to a recent survey. "Among Indian travellers, 26 per cent consider WiFi as an important amenity while looking for hotel accommodation during leisure travel. The...
  • Kangana sports iconic 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' necklace in new film February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut, who will be playing the female lead in upcoming romcom 'I Love New Year', will be seen wearing a unique necklace in one of the scenes in the movie. Movie buffs might remember that the necklace is quite similar to the one worn by Hollywood actress...
  • Healthy, brilliant breakfast with Chef Saby Gorai August 16, 2012

    On Living it Up's 'Fat ya Fit' Chef Saby Gorai shares his idea of a healthy fulfilling breakfast. ...
  • AllSouth Indian breakfast for Hillary Clinton May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: It will be an allSouth Indian fare comprising of Rawa Upma with cashew nuts and fresh coriander, Medu Wadai and Podi with ghee which has been planned for on Tuesday's breakfast for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with External Affairs Minister SM Krishna. Apart from this, there...
  • Karnataka: BSY camp gets hyper again March 30, 2012

    BANGALORE: The fight for leadership in the state BJP is turning out to be a neverending saga. With just a day left for the ongoing Budget Session to conclude, the factions in the ruling BJP have suddenly become hyperactive to outsmart each other in the power game.While former chief minister...
  • Chaplin's granddaughters to shoot in Mumbai November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor, writer and director Charlie Chaplin's granddaughters, Carmen and Dolores Chaplin are planning to collaborate for their own film soon. The film will be based on Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote. Titled 'Bombay Nights', the film will be shot in Mumbai, India. Carmen plans to direct the film,...
  • 'Pink Panther' director Blake Edwards dies at 88 December 17, 2010

    Los Angeles:Hollywood filmmaker Blake Edwards, best known for his comedy series 'Pink Panther' and evergreen classic 'Breakfast At Tiffany's', died of complications related to pneumonia. He was 88. Edwards, one of the most prolific and enduring helmers of his time, was not keeping well for sometime. Actress Julie Andrews,...
  • Don't skip brain food; eat your breakfast June 2, 2010

    New Delhi Are you suffering from acidity, obesity or reduced attention span? Perhaps you are skipping breakfast, also called brain food and the most important meal of the day. People in cities tend to give breakfast a miss perhaps due to hectic lifestyles or in the belief that it will...
  • Yummy and healthy: Get your breakfast right May 21, 2009

    MEET Meenu, a 28yearold executive with a fastrising advertising firm. Breakfast competes with her tight schedule, so she simply skips it. Her logic: "I'll reach work early and get more done before lunch. Then, I can use the afternoon hour to go for a jog, and grab a healthy veggie sandwich...
  • Tourists to stay at Delhiites houses for 2010 games March 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Great interiors and top of the line facilities, well maintained bathrooms and smoke detectors. This is a description of a space being readied for visiting tourists at next year's Commonwealth Games. But this isn't a hotelm it's the home of a resident of Delhi. Delhiites and those living...
  • Taste of India: Delhi homes turn hotels for 2010 Games March 8, 2009

    New Delhi: The Tourism Ministry has launched a Bed and Breakfast Scheme. Delhiites and those living in the National Capital Region can now rent out rooms in their house to tourists during the Commonwealth Games. It can be called a a genius strategy when the city is still unprepared...
  • Food guide: For the single professional January 28, 2009

    HAVE 2minute noodles become a big part of your daily diet ever since you moved out of your parents' home? Hate to break it to you but all that it has got is carbs! Yes, the noodles are made from maida (refined wheat flour), which has lost its fibre content and...
  • 10 health resolutions for 2009 January 2, 2009

    1. Exercise for two hours everyday 2. Eat unsweetened oatmeal in hot water 3. Use bus no. 11 all the time ... The list goes on Good going! But didn't you make the same resolutions last year too? You didn't quite manage to keep them, did you? Now before you chuck that list...
  • Quick fix power breakfast for busy execs September 28, 2008

    You have probably heard the saying 'Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper'. The only problem is that with busy routines and late nights, you could use that extra 15 minutes in the morning to sleep rather than have a wholesome breakfast. But...
  • Cheaper food on breakfast table February 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Breakfast food like corn flakes, sharbat, coffee and tea premixes and packaged tender coconut will cost less as the Budget for 200809 has either exempted or reduced excise duties on a number of processed food items. Finance Minister P Chidambaram has totally exempted from excise duty packaged tender coconut...
  • Stay in India for free via blogger website September 28, 2007

    New Delhi: Hotel rooms in India tend to be expensive and hard to find, but a new website is helping visitors find a bed, with a warm conversation thrown in, all for free. While most hosts on www.extrabed.in offer a spare bed and an Internet connection, some offer sightseeing tours,...
  • Authentic Hyd cuisine for the palette May 21, 2007

    Hyderabad: Authentic cuisine is an art of sorts. Here are some flavours from Hyderabad that catch the imagination. ...
  • Hepburn gown auction money to aid kids March 1, 2007

    Kolkata: About $800,000 in proceeds from the auction of an evening gown worn by Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's will be donated to build 15 schools for destitute Indian children. "The actor devoted the last part of her life for destitutes and it is only befitting that the...
  • Hepburn's black dress gets unzipped February 12, 2007

    This week Fashion Unzipped looks at the fashion miracle called the little black dress that Audrey Hepburn wowed us with in Breakfast at Tiffany's. ...
  • Why Hepburn's gown is good for India December 6, 2006

    London: The black Givenchy dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's sold at auction on Tuesday for 410,000. The price, paid by a telephone bidder, was almost six times the highest presale estimate. The iconic garment had been expected to fetch between 50,000 and 70,000 as part of...
  • Govt's big bed 'n' breakfast plans October 20, 2006

    New Delhi: If you're fretting over not finding accommodation in Delhi, then there's good news coming your way. The Union Tourism Ministry is now getting you a feel of real India, by inviting ordinary citizens to throw open their homes to tourists travelling from foreign countries to stay in regular...