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A festival of language, in memory of Tagore

Concluding this Sunday, the Tagore International Literature and Arts Festival in Bhopal is a forum that celebrates Rabindranath’s influence on...

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House style: DJ Oma’s musical stories are meant for the dance floor

Vishal Malik, aka Oma, is an acclaimed DJ and music producer who has made a name for himself in India...

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‘Fashion was once a grossly misunderstood word in India’

Payal Jain is among the few designers who have driven India’s niche fashion industry of the ’90s towards the grand...

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Top of the order      

The glory days of Indian cricket began with the selection of Sunil Gavaskar in the national team in the early...

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Netflix India’s new spy thriller hits the right notes

Netflix India’s new original series, Bard of Blood, stands out for its gritty realism, well-choreographed action sequences, solid performances and...

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A musical that celebrates Awadh’s grand but forgotten courtesan culture

The courtesan culture of 19th-century Awadh is the subject of a recently performed musical drama at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre....

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I am not afraid of being typecast: Varun Sharma

In 2013, Actor Varun Sharma’s debut film, Fukrey, proved to be a sleeper hit. The film impelled the audiences and critics...

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Supper in the sky: Fly Dining opens its Noida branch

Last year in November, India got its first “fly dining” restaurant in Bangalore. At Fly Dining, Bangalore, guests can relish...

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‘Online platforms have given comedians a new freedom’

With more than a million subscribers to his YouTube channel, Kenny Sebastian may well be the funniest Internet star to...

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Global cuisines, urban décor at these new restaurants

The F&B sector of Delhi-NCR has grown exponentially over the past couple of years. As opposed to a handful of...

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Latest couture and jewellery designs at Wedding Tales

On 11 September, DLF Mall of India in Noida hosted an extravagant fashion show called Wedding Tales. This was the...

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All Or Nothing

From her 2009 debut with Dev.D, all the way up to her standout performance in the second season of Sacred...

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Amateur Indian chef wins hearts at MasterChef Australia

Sandeep Pandit was born in Kashmir and spent many years of his life in Bangalore. He studied chemical engineering, followed...

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To new beginnings

Shamita Shetty made her Hindi cinema debut with the Yash Raj blockbuster, Mohabbatein. A few more films later, she decided...

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Musical representation

London-based percussionist and producer Sarathy Korwar makes music that is influenced by jazz and Indian classical forms, but at the...

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Kashmir Calling: Mix of culture and heritage

One session at the Fashion Conclave was dedicated to the fashion culture of Kashmir. The rich heritage of J&K crafts...

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‘Offer incentives and tax cuts to artisans’

Asma Hussain is a Lucknow-based designer who founded a fashion institute in UP in 1994. Hussain spoke to us about...

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A Michelin-starred chef on food fusion and sustainability

Michelin-starred chef, Ignacio Solana, is a fourth-generation culinary expert from Cantabria, Spain. “My job has always been a way of life...

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Chefs World Tour brings global flavours to Gurgaon

The second edition of Chefs World Tour was hosted by Together At 12th, Gurgaon, on 24 and 25 July. The...

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Zakir Khan’s rags-to-riches rise in India’s burgeoning standup scene

The Indian standup comedy circuit produces new talent every day. But the one comedian who towers above all the others...

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‘India has always been an attractive destination for us’

Turkish Airlines’ general manager for  northern and eastern India, Huseyin Ozbek speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about the Indian aviation market and...

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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...