Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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14 Oct 2018

A labour of love

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

American actor-filmmaker Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut A Star is Born is believed to be based, in parts, on the life and spectacular rise of singer Lady Gaga to stardom.

Meet the water warriors

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Access to clean water is a dream turning into reality.

Vegetarian repast

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Moringa or drumsticks go by many names and is prepared with fish, potatoes and more.

Confessions of an online shopaholic

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

I drift often.

In the land of the Vikings

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

A land steeped in centuries of history and culture, Isle of Man is an island that lies between Great Britain and Ireland.

A world without lines, virtually

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Millennial couple, Sharon and Shiva, recently purchased a flat in Zirakpur.

No place for books

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Once these bustled with life, but today libraries wear a deserted look and librarians can be seen sitting alone waiting for the readers.

Life in three minutes

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

A three-minute film, Third Gender, directed by documentary filmmaker Viplab Majumder, recently won the Special Jury Award at Canvas by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and is part of the official selection at the Mumbai International Festival of Films.

Murder, they wrote off

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

My friend recently lost her husband amid very tragic circumstances.

Thailand’s hidden gem

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Chanthaburi is a quaint city that has been an integral part of eastern Thailand’s trade and culture.

Rembrandt’s Indian portraits

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

Then there are the numerous self-portraits.

Jugni on the dance floor

14 Oct 2018 | 1:31 AM

An integral character of Punjabi folklore for over a century, Jugni has represented a feisty, wandering girl, the idea of rebellion or a free-spirited energy out to defy a patriarchal society.

02 Sep 2018

Bottled up to fight adulteration

02 Sep 2018 | 1:41 AM

Is it true that edible oil cannot be sold loose and should only be sold in packed form? If so, under what legislation? And what is the punishment prescribed under the law for violations? I ask this because I find many vendors selling edible oil in loose form and I was told by a friend that such sale is prohibited.

Much more than a studio

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

In an industry that thrives on moving with the times, change is inevitably the only constant.

Rain-fresh veggie treat

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

There is something about green leafy vegetables that makes them irresistible for us.

Begums spin culinary tales

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

Indian royalty is most often associated with kings and their valour, but Bhopal is a little different.

Playing on the sidebars

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

Often a footnote, sometimes in the limelight but never in the spotlight — that could be the tabla player, or the one with harmonium or sarangi sitting on a side of the stage when some celebrity artiste is performing, whom you may or not notice, engrossed by the performance.

Emotion, his element of style

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

Born in the UK and growing up on a generous dose of Bollywood blockbusters such as Sholay, Ram Shergill’s earliest flirtation with the world of imagery was largely influenced by Hindi cinema’s opulent cinematography.

Sacred journeys

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

The departure from daily life is part of all pilgrimages.

Home to the old and the odd

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

It is almost never that a carpenter gathers more attention than god.

It’s a small world after all

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

You feel like a towering giant who has slipped into the pages of Gulliver’s travels, and is surveying the Lilliputians.

The one who refused to retreat

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

On October 20, 1962 at 5.00 am, China’s People’s Liberation Army invaded India at Aksai Chin area in Ladakh and across the McMahon Line in the North East Frontier Agency (NEFA).

Binding force of culture

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

The hug of two Jats — Navjot Sidhu and Qamar Bajwa — both in official positions, one from India and the other from Pakistan, one a Sikh Jat and the other a Muslim Jat (they proudly proclaimed it themselves), has created a furor across India.

Dystopia, within and without

02 Sep 2018 | 12:21 AM

Writer-director Patrick Graham weaves the supernatural and imagined political world in the three-episode web mini-series Ghoul.