How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

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Imagine only getting six minutes of sunshine in a whole month – sounds pretty depressing, doesn’t it? Well, if you live in the Russian capital you don’t have to imagine it – that’s exactly what happened. Moscow had its darkest December on record in 2017, getting just six minutes of sunshine instead of the normal one hour per day. So what’s it like living through it, day after day? BBC Russian’s Oleg Boldyrev offers us an insight. I saw the Moon… once One Thursday evening in late December I looked…

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Payal Singhal opens doors to her first store in New Delhi- Times Quest

The past few years have seen New Delhi’s Mehrauli district evolve into a melting pot that houses countless ateliers and multi-brand stores established by Indian designers. Payal Singhal adds to the repertoire, as her eponymous label celebrates the launch of their second store in the country, which is housed in the area. The store is will be run in association with Carma, the multi-designer platform. Delhi’s fashion set has shown much love and appreciation to the collections doled out by the designer over the years, and it comes as no surprise that she chose the capital…

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World AIDS Day: Apple Says It Has Raised Over $160 Million via Sales of (RED) Products

On Thursday, the eve of World AIDS Day, Apple announced that through its participation in the (RED) initiative, the company had till date raised over $160 million (approximately Rs. 1,032 crores) for the Global Fund, an international organisation that raises funds to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Apple said that over $30 million (approximately Rs. 194 crores) of that amount had been raised from the sale of (RED) branded company products in the last 12 months alone. “Apple celebrates a record year of giving with over $30…

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