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The Bone Clocks is an amazing joyride

David Mitchell

Author David Michell, no stranger to awards, has crafted another pleasurable read

Portrait of resilience and feistiness of women in India

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Spanning just five days and set in the fictional temple town of Jharmuli near the sea, Anuradha Roy’s new book Sleeping on Jupiter, is a heart wrenching, yet beautiful portrait of resilience and feist

The many sides of money and mankind

Kabir Sehgal

What is money? All of us bemoan lack of it in our lives and are mostly relentless in pursuing it. This human invention is more than just a working concept — it is vital for our survival.

An American cow’s Indian dream

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Living in India has made our encounters with cows and bulls rather commonplace.

UK supermarkets ease wonky vegetables rules

British supermarkets have eased their rules to allow farmers to sell imperfectly shaped vegetables and fruits after heavy rains and bad weather badly affected the farming produce.

Valentino: 50 years of couture

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Valentino has dominated haute couture, the Italian style, for five decades. And, London honours him with a retrospective of his dresses, coveted by princesses, actresses and socialites.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.