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‘Stockholm is a good city for a crime novel to take place in’

You started your career in writing with a book on philosophy. What got you interested in writing crime fiction? A. Educationally,...

‘People pick up a lot more from a story than from a message’

The Bollywood movie Pad Man created quite a buzz in India before even its actual release. Woven around the taboo...

Paintings that capture minute nuances of the natural world

Artist Vinod Sharma has been painting landscapes for more than three decades. These majestic paintings exemplify the artist’s talent for...

The past of the photographic form and its encounter with Indian history

Portrait of a Nation: A Nation in Portraits, on at Mumbai’s Pundole’s gallery, closely looks at how photography was practiced in...

SAIL turns around with profit in Q3FY18, Recording seven consecutive operational improvements

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has earned Profit Before Tax (PBT) of Rs 82 Crore in the third quarter...

We believe that healthcare is a basic right of an individual: Mohini Daljeet Singh, CEO, Max India Foundation

Max India Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Max Group, a leading multi-business conglomerate with a presence in...

Kayakalp Play School: An Initiative towards Social Transformation

From the comfort of air conditioned office in the national capital to the by lanes of Ranchi, the distance may...

Centre’s e-Market makes government’s procurement process transparent

The Central government’s initiative to provide a platform—Government e Market (GeM)—to ministries to buy items online has attracted traders from...

Ram Madhav in Jammu, all is not well in BJP’s state unit

The “secret” visit of BJP general secretary Ram Madhav to Jammu has fuelled speculation  about a possible reshuffle of the...

Telugu CMs’ sons rise in Davos

The current edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) held at Davos from January 23 to January 26 witnessed the...

Pawan Kalyan loses appeal as he goes soft on KCR, Naidu

Tollywood hero Pawan Kalyan’s “continuous mass contact tour” in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, which began this week, has evoked mixed...

KCR’s cash grant May be in RBI crosshairs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to clear Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s (KCR) ambitious scheme of...

Broadband provider Gogo comes to India

Gogo, a global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, has announced is entering the Indian market by...

Industry insiders on the future of the smartphone

In the last few years, India has emerged as one of the world’s most lucrative markets for smartphone manufacturers. It’s...

Witness the country’s finest musical festival for free in Udaipur, from 9-11 February

Get ready for one of the biggest musical treats as Udaipur World Music Festival is all set to return with...

Beat your weekday blues with these relaxing weekend getaways near Delhi

Travel is the best rejuvenation therapy after a long week of work. Delhi, in this way, is blessed, as the...

Revolutionising the sanitary napkin market

Each month the menstrual cycle brings mood swings, pain, discomfort, fear of staining, but also relief. After all, it is...

They did not succeed in breaking us as a family

Part I of this story was published last week, ending at the moment when Florida CPS arrived unannounced with police...

‘If you want to tell the truth, you must start writing fiction’

Your first two books, part of the trilogy called The Lavender Ladies Detective Agency, were quite successful commercially. Tell us...

‘My first world tour is set to begin right here in India’

After dominating Sydney’s club circuit with his dancefloor-ready numbers, including the insanely famous remix of Major Lazer’s “Get Free”, Australian...

Photography exhibition on the meaning and value of travel

Nipun Nayyar will be exhibiting his photo travelogue, Of Miles and Me, at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre, Convention Foyer, from...

Applying the rules of Madhubani to bring order to the chaos of urban life

Avinash Karn’s Madhubani paintings are aimed at changing the dynamics of this folk form that originated in the Mithila region...

Water ATMs quenching thirst in rural areas

Water ATMs are gaining popularity as an efficient way to make drinking water available in rural areas. Joining the bandwagon,...

Sister State pact signed between Andhra Pradesh, Zurich

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had a bilateral meeting in Zurich on Monday with Carmen Walker Späh, Head of Department for...