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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
Disentangling kids
Disentangling kids

Now that Maggi and a few other brands of noodles are found to be unhealthy for consumption, how do we make children who grew up relishing Maggi eat something else? Nishant Arora has some tips

  Posted    29-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 26
Heroines on top
Heroines on top

The macho man is losing his grip in Bollywood, where women now rule the roost, says Surekha Kadapa-Bose, capturing the latest trend in which heroine-oriented movies make the box office ring

  Posted    22-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 25
Weigh and pay
Weigh and pay

It is a fast food outlet that sells a range of Indian cuisine. But Hello Curry in Hyderabad is also different in other ways as you can taste and then pay by the weight, says Mohammed Shafeeq

  Posted    22-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 25
Shining past
Shining past

Not many know of or have visited the Marble Palace in Kolkata as entry is restricted to the art treasure trove. Somrita Ghosh had a peek into the Victorian era splendour to give the details

  Posted    15-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 24
Truth behind
Truth behind

How was Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate a hit on primetime television? An excerpt from Nalin Mehta’s book, ‘Behind A Billion Screens: What Television Tells Us About Modern India’, explains it

  Posted    08-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 23
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