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Sia Mitra

Sia Mitra is a New Delhi-based freelance science writer.

Investment: The art of the matter

Investing in art can turn up lucrative returns, if done right

Food together at the table

If you don’t share mealtime with your family, make sure you do. Here’s why

Hair: Damage control

Damaged hair? Here’s what you can do to save your hair from going bad to worse

Make-up misdemeanours

Ladies beware! Your efforts to look younger may have just the opposite effect

Fabrics of health

Eco-friendly fabrics are back in vogue as they are not only good for the environment, but also for your body

Manners matter

Follow the right business etiquette to make an impression and avoid ruffling feathers

Sporty @ forty

What you should know when embarking on the road to fitness in your 40s

Parting pangs: Withdrawal symptoms of detox

Whenever our body observes the lack of supply of a particular ingredient, it reacts in a certain way, sometimes even violently. Let health experts guide you through the withdrawal symptoms of a detox programme

Healthy lifestyle, healthier you

Small changes in your lifestyle will make a huge difference in your immunity levels

Oranges: Grenades of Goodness

With high doses of Vitamin C, calcium and other elements and rich fibre content, oranges are fruits for anybody anytime


Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

Follow the above protocol even if you are vaccinated.

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.