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Mud, sweat and nostalgia

Wrestling or pehlwani is a sport that was developed during the Mughal era. Today, it’s a sport for a handful.

28 May 2017 12:18 AM

Fresh from the local

The fluorescent lights inside the light green compartments shed uneven shadows on unfamiliar faces — mostly exhausted.

27 May 2017 12:14 AM

Emotionally ours, Bob Dylan

On singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s birthday, musicians recall their first encounter with the poet’s music and how it changed them forever.

24 May 2017 12:25 AM

Smells like male spirit

Indian men are making an effort to smell good. However, experts say, they are yet shy of speaking about personal hygiene.

16 May 2017 12:10 AM

Tale of an epic journey

From Katihar in Bihar to the Silicon Valley, author Sujit Safar’s life is a dream come true for engineers of the country.

14 May 2017 12:40 AM


Catering with the tide

From a small eatery in Sion to a brand-new small plates bar in Powai, the Mini Punjab group has come a long way.

13 May 2017 12:10 AM

A tale for all ages

A new adaptation of Pinocchio by Gulzar will help children learn a few tricks on lying and will allow adults to grow young once again.

12 May 2017 12:19 AM

Word power made easy by Dr Shashi Tharoor

India has learned a new and obscure word, all thanks to a tweet from Indian diplomat and author, Shashi Tharoor.

11 May 2017 12:30 AM

‘A Fly’ buzzes at National Awards

In the book, the authors have also pointed out how video and technology helped more filmmakers to join the fraternity.

05 May 2017 12:09 AM

Elixir of life: Scientists claim to have found a way to desalinate seawater

University of Manchester researchers have invented a ‘graphene oxide membrane’ that sieves salt from seawater.

24 Apr 2017 5:04 AM


Preservation, the silent art

Filmmaker & founder of Film Heritage Foundation Shivendra Singh Dungarpur talks about the new book on the legendary film archivist PK Nair.

18 Apr 2017 12:08 AM

The reading breakfast club

The Reading Social is a series of breakfast meet-ups for people to get together and read. We speak to the duo behind the initiative.

15 Apr 2017 12:11 AM

The flamenco artist of India

The journey of dancer Kunal Om, from Mumbai to Granada in Spain — from Bollywood dance to flamenco — is a story of true passion for the art form.

10 Apr 2017 7:16 AM

Lost world of analogue

Noted filmmaker-writer-photographer Sooni Taraporevala reminisces the times before the world turned digital.

09 Apr 2017 6:19 AM

Kishoritai Amonkar in sync with divine tunes

Actor Amol Palekar recounts his time with the doyenne while documenting her life story in the documentary, Bhinna Shadja.

05 Apr 2017 12:36 AM


Conflict is everything, says Jaina Sanga

Author Jaina Sanga talks about the craft of writing and how landscape plays an important role in her fiction.

05 Apr 2017 12:12 AM

Plain living high art

Although based on a similar theme, the couple’s work is distinctly different from each other’s.

30 Mar 2017 12:56 AM

A sound lesson in history

Ranged against the strikers was the might of the British armed forces, threatening to destroy the navy.

20 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

More than a piece of furniture

Veteran “75-year-young” designer Manik Wandrekar wants her furniture models to be more than just a piece of wood in the drawing room.

08 Mar 2017 12:13 AM

Art of bygone era, gets a new life

Saffronart hosts its second live auction on Classical Indian art, displaying rare miniature paintings and sculptures never seen before in the city.

06 Mar 2017 3:50 AM