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Vol 5 Issue 42, Oct 17 - 23, 2014
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Sweet Diwali
Sweet Diwali

As Diwali sweetness is spread around, traditional Indian sweets, despite shortcomings, have managed to hold on in a market, invaded by chocolates, pastries and cookies, says Rahul Vaishnavi

  Posted    18-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 42
Kom inspires
Kom inspires

Mary Kom has inspired many more. No, not young women to learn boxing but film makers to shoot biopic on sports stars, thanks to the success of the Priyanka Chopra starrer, says Sugandha Rawal

  Posted    11-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 41
Tibetan idol
Tibetan idol

The Dalai Lama, who is active even at the age of 79, giving sermons and hobnobbing with world leaders, believes that he will be able to return to Tibet in his life time, says Vishal Gulati

  Posted    11-Oct-2014    Vol 5 Issue 41
Fast and furious
Fast and furious

She has been on a fast for 14 years because she is furious about a law that affects the people of Manipur. Excerpts from Kishalay Bhattacharjee’s book, ‘Che in Paona Bazaar’, on Iron Sharmila

  Posted    2014/10/11    Vol 5 Issue 41
New print
New print

A lifestyle magazine in Braille ‘White Print’ with stories on travel, fashion and food has been launched, says Surekha Kadapa-Bose who speaks to the magazine’s founder editor Upasana Makati

  Posted    2014/10/04    Vol 5 Issue 40
London dreams
London dreams

Experts working at restoring the 230-year-old Writers’ Building in Kolkata plan to remove the layers of paint and cement rendered over the red bricks of the Victorian era, says Sahana Ghosh

  Posted    2014/10/04    Vol 5 Issue 40
People’s Auto
People’s Auto

A private operator in Chennai has introduced a fleet of autos offering not only high-tech service, but employing many women drivers providing them with a lucrative livelihood, says Hema Vijay

  Posted    2014/10/04    Vol 5 Issue 40
History’s wonder
History’s wonder

Cu Chi Tunnels, dug with peasant’s ingenuity, enabled Vietnamese guerrillas counter the US onslaughts in the 1960s. Now it is maintained as a war memorial, says Vikas Datta after a peek

  Posted    2014/09/29    Vol 5 Issue 39
Farm lessons
Farm lessons

A residential agricultural school in Chhattisgarh is training tribal children on farming that a 16-year-old girl now drives the tractor and hopes to work independently, says Sarada Lahangir

  Posted    22-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 38
Hill couture
Hill couture

Fashion designers from the North East rummage through the hills’ ethnic wardrobes to infuse haute couture with traditional designs and fabrics of the 220 tribes, says Karishma Saurabh Kalita

  Posted    22-Sep-2014    Vol 5 Issue 38
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