Rishita Roy Chowdhury

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A virtuoso of world music

Simon Thacker is a musician and guitarist from Scotland who has led several international ensembles and performed at major venues...

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An Iraqi DJ’s radio project to boost Delhi’s independent music scene

DJ MoCity co-founded South Asia’s first and India’s only online community radio, Boxout.fm. Born in Baghdad, Iraq, Mohammed Abood, a.k.a....

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India’s first line of 3D printed watches by JWC

The Jaipur Watch Company (JWC) recently launched a collection of India’s first 3D-printed watches. This is the first time a...

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Death Zone Everest

The unprecedented ‘human traffic jam’ near the summit of Mount Everest has claimed more than 11 lives and left dozens...

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‘People asked me not to play a transgender’

Actor Ashish Sharma has played the lead role in several hit television shows, including Prithvi Vallabh, Gunahon Ka Devta, Chandragupta Maurya, Rangrasiya, Siya Ke...

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Nationwide talent hunt to find the ‘ultimate’ bartender

Urbanisation and the recent boom in India’s nightlife sector have led to bartending becoming a lucrative career option. But India...

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‘The system has failed acid attack survivors’

Human rights activist Ria Sharma, who set up the world’s first rehabilitation centre for acid attack survivors in Delhi, named...

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Get an eco-friendly kitchen with zero-waste cooking

Food shortage and starvation are hard-hitting realities which engulf many countries around the globe. What’s disheartening is that a huge...

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A Japanese master’s culinary treat for Delhi

Japanese chef Shimomura Kazuya is known for his impeccable integration of modern and traditional Japanese cuisine. The Leela Palace New...

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Local fabrics, traditional styles rule the ADW ramp

The eighth edition of Asian Designer Week (ADW), a spring-summer collection special, was held at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka in...

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Delhi’s Aerocity: A byword for fine-dining and luxury

In a matter of a few years, Aerocity has emerged as a prime destination in New Delhi. Due to its...

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Here comes the sunshine

In 2008, musician A.R. Rahman established the K.M. Music Conservatory (KMMC) in Chennai, which runs a scholarship programme called the...

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Food talk with Australia’s culinary brand ambassador

Tourism Australia’s culinary brand ambassador, Chef Tony Howell was recently in India to present exquisite meals featuring modern Australian cuisine....

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India’s F&B sector is a big draw for global brands

For decades, Indian hospitality brands have dreamt of tapping the international market by opening franchises overseas. But with India emerging...

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The super chef with two Michelin stars under his belt

“I want to tell stories through my food,” said French chef Julien Royer. He is the co-owner of Odette, a...

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Hindi readers can now accompany Astérix on his Gallic adventures

French comics Astérix is one of the best-selling comic book series in the world. It has been published in 111...

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DIVINE: One for the streets

“Vivian Fernandes, better known by his stage name DIVINE, is among the standard-bearers for Indian hip-hop. He speaks to Rishita...

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Asian Women’s Film Fest honours the female gaze

The roles essayed by women in the film industry have changed substantially in recent times. Actresses have gone from playing...

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Sasha Perera’s sonic experiments led her to a place called ‘Elsewhere’

Sasha Perera is a singer, producer, songwriter and DJ, whose music has a “shape-shifting” nature. The talented musician, who goes...

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‘Water is both an index and a driver of inequality’

Harvard professor and author Sunil Amrith speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about his latest book, Unruly Waters, which looks at the...

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India’s first automated and soil-less glass greenhouse

The world is now waking up to agricultural practices which are environment-friendly and guarantee healthy produce. India is also channeling...

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Bands from Israel and Syria among the performers at Delhi Jazz Festival

Recognised as one of India’s finest music festivals, the Delhi International Jazz Festival, now in its eighth edition, was held...

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Aussie chef Sarah Todd has a special love for India

Celebrity chef Sarah Todd is a leading food and lifestyle influencer on the digital platform with a global audience of...

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Lagerfeld was a one-man fashion phenomenon

Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most celebrated and influential fashion designers of our age, died on 19 February. He served...