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Vol 6 Issue 35, Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2015
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Grassroots heroes
Grassroots heroes

Gujarati craftswomen got a standing ovation at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive where they were presented by designer Anita Dongre at the launch of her Grassroots brand, says Nivedita 

  Posted    31-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 35
Chill out
Chill out

Cones, softies, and other traditional variety of ice creams may have a new challenger in the liquid nitrogen-based ice cream that has arrived in the capital with Niice Cream, says Kishori Sud

  Posted    31-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 35
Sour and alkali
Sour and alkali

To preserve Assam’s dying culinary tradition, Chef Atul Lahkar serves authentic dishes at Heritage Khorika. He dug out recipes from grandmothers’ kitchens across the state, says Aditya Sarma

  Posted    24-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 34
Beautiful model
Beautiful model

A government primary school in Motwada village in Chhattisgarh is a model learning institution. Purusottam Singh Thakur tells us how the headmistress Anusuya Jain and two teachers achieved it

  Posted    15-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 33
Painful exodus
Painful exodus

Partition of India saw refugees filling up camps. Ashoka Gupta has captured the mood 69 years ago in the book, ‘A Fighting Spirit’. Here is an excerpt talking about Mana camp in Chhattisgarh

  Posted    15-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 33
Kids’ addiction
Kids’ addiction

Children are increasingly getting hooked to the screen. Smartphones, tablets, iPads and laptops are not doing good to the mental wellbeing of our children, warn experts, says Nishant Arora

  Posted    27-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 30
Pain rap
Pain rap

The younger generation of Kashmiris is expressing pain and anger through music, writing and other art. The latest trend, says Ruwa Shah, is an offshoot of the protests over Amarnath land row

  Posted    18-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 29
Everyday dressing
Everyday dressing

Fashion, which is no more about occasion wear, has consumed even small towns, says designer Narendra Kumar Ahmed. People want to look trendy at work, party, beach or lunch, he tells Nivedita

  Posted    13-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 28
Megha chic
Megha chic

A young designer Daniel Syiem has taken Meghalaya’s ethnic apparel to global fashion hubs as he strives to preserve the dying art of weaving and the natural fabrics, says Prantick Majumder

  Posted    04-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 27
Jumping heights
Jumping heights

Daredevil Archana Sardana took to adventure sports by chance. The 40-year-old, who normally plunges 12,000 feet from bridges, is India’s first woman civilian Building Aerial Span Earth jumper

  Posted    04-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 27
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