LIFE STYLE

Hercules opens ‘Experience Centre’ at Nungambakkam

Chennai: An all-new Hercules Fitness Experience Centre was inaugurated by actor Arya and Asian Champion and Olympian Renjith Maheshwary at Nungambakkam here yesterday. A part of TI Cycles, the centre introudced a range of high-end fitness strength series called ‘Evost’ in south India. The centre supplies products specially designed and strengthened based on guidance from leading fitness industry professionals aiming at home gyms, fitness centres, sports clubs and more. The

What is truly a 'hot' hatchback?

In 1975, the Mk 1 Golf GTI was launched and the world went crazy about it. The small car had around 100 hp and because it was very light (only 810 kg), it could really go like stink. The term ‘hot hatch’ was first coined for Mk-I Golf GTI. The Germans were very clever to see the potential market for such a car. A small hatchback with a bigger engine,

Rudraksha exhibition to be conducted at Nandanam

Chennai: To create awareness about the mystical powers and therapeutic properties of the divine bead Rudraksha, Rudralife organisation is conducting exhibition-cum-sale of Rudraksha at Central Cottage Corporation of India Ltd, Temple Tower, 672, Anna Salai, Nandanam. According to a press release, the exhibition which commenced on 24 February will go on till 6 March, between 10.30 am and 7.30 pm. Special features of the display include: Indra Mala, combining 1 to

Creating jewellery masterpieces inspired by Jodhpur

Today’s trend is like a throwback to the days of the maharajas, when people were decked in ornaments from top to toe to represent family power, class and money. Now jewellery designers are taking inspiration from this to create fine pieces of ornaments. BlueStone.com, a leading fine jewellery e-tailer, has introduced a royal touch to their extensive collection with ‘Jashn-e-Jodhpur’. Designers and master craftsmen of BlueStone.com have taken inspiration from

Gujarati snack khakras come in convenient sizes

A Gujarati breakfast is never complete without khakras. This crunchy snack is the perfect accompaniment for evening tea as well. Gulabs, a snack brand available online and at retailer stores, has given a twist to the regular Gujarati dish. ‘Tiny khakras’, measuring just 2.5 inches in diameter are available in three flavours – plain, ajwain and methi. The new tiny khakras are easy to store, carry and can be relished

JLR unveils Ratan Tata's passion project Range Rover Velar

London: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new model at a grand ceremony here. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Chief Design Officer, credited the final product to Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata. “I would like to thank Ratan Tata. Ever since he saw the first sketch of the Velar, he became a passionate advocate of it,” McGovern said at the function. “Design has the power to enrich people’s lives…

India just a hub for global manufacturers

Chennai: During the pre-Independence era, Indian auto industry was in existence just to serve the wealthy. There were only a few who could afford cars. It all started way back in 1897, when the first car ran on Indian streets. These cars were imported from various countries as there were no Indian manufacturers. But in the 1940s, three manufacturers sprang up. Hindustan Motors came up in 1942, while two years