Vol 9 Issue 4, Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 25, 2018.


  • Feminine vignettes

    Feminine vignettes

    India Women, an eponymously titled book, features women caught in camera by German photographer Nicolaus Schmidt in the country’s remote villages and also city slums, says Bhanu Priya Vyas
      Posted    31-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 5
  • Power of dance

    Power of dance

    A dance school set up in a poor and violent neighbourhood in Brazil’s Fortaleza not just helps girls pirouette out of poverty but take destiny into their own hands, says Kamayani Bali-Mahabal
      Posted    24-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 4
  • Foreign laud

    Foreign laud

    The ‘Clean India’ campaign, launched in India, has come up for praise from foreigners living in the country. However, they see a big challenge in its implementation, says Debaprio C Choudhury
      Posted    24-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 4
  • Shilpa’s secrets

    Shilpa’s secrets

    Give and take is a secret of Shilpa Shetty’s successful marriage to Raj Kundra for five years. Saluting homemakers, she tells Nivedita that men should contribute equally to household chores
      Posted    19-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 3
  • End of pulp

    End of pulp

    Booksellers, writers and publishers are worried that Hindi pulp fiction is losing its old popularity. Shilpa Raina and Shweta Sharma find out that the blame is on modern digital technology
      Posted    19-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 3
  • Lady mahout

    Lady mahout

    Giving up the comforts in a zamindar’s home, Parbati Barua chose to live and work with elephants. Indirani Raimedhi features the world’s only female mahout in her book, ‘My Half Of The Sky’
      Posted    10-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 2
  • Deliciously rich

    Deliciously rich

    During the winter months, Kashmiris relish on the traditional Harisa, served in Srinagar’s old city areas. Sheikh Qayoom and Waseem Shah bring us the flavor of the mutton and rice delicacy
      Posted    10-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 2
  • Green child

    Green child

    Inspired by her granny’s tales, a tribal girl in Odisha, Basanti Majhi, has authored a collection of stories in Kui to introduce Kondh children to traditions and folklore, says Deepsha Rath
      Posted    03-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 1
  • Edited life

    Edited life

    B G Verghese, who passed away recently, led a simple life, driving a Maruti 800 car, says Sevanti Ninan, adding, those who worked with him know that they don't make editors like that anymore
      Posted    03-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 1
  • Bridging nations

    Bridging nations

    Pakistani singer Arif Lohar does not know how many times he had come to India. He tells Jaideep Sarin that folk artistes like him are a bridge between the two countries, helping improve ties
      Posted    03-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 1
  • Festive feast

    Festive feast

    With beautifully decorated trees and twinkling lights announcing the Christmas season, Bhanu Priya Vyas suggests a variety of mouth-watering dishes to cook up a gastronomic storm this yuletide
      Posted    22-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 51
  • Lady fighters

    Lady fighters

    For a woman, firefighting could be daunting. But only she can bring comfort to a woman who loses her home in a blaze, says Abha Sharma, profiling the distaff side of Rajasthan’s fire force
      Posted    15-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 50
  • Iconic skewers

    Iconic skewers

    As the aroma of mutton skewers engulfs Srinagar’s Khayam Chowk, Sheikh Qayoom chats up with Sher Khan, whose barbecue cafeteria has become an iconic street food joint, irresistible for many
      Posted    15-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 50
  • Desi couture

    Desi couture

    The modern woman’s wardrobe is getting a makeover with traditional handlooms offering the alternative fabric for haute couture. Surekha Kadapa-Bose figures out designers’ latest preference
      Posted    08-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 49
  • Creative grannies

    Creative grannies

    In the autumn of the lives, women in a home for elderly give vent to their creativity by making mats and rugs. Hema Vijay tells us how the activity gives meaning to the lives of the grannies
      Posted    01-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 48
  • Good ball

    Good ball

    To counter ‘guns and drugs’, a culture that he saw abroad, Chetan Misra mentors children through football, which he believes is a tool for social and holistic development. Through ‘TheFootballLink’, he promotes the game, says Partho Burman
      Posted    01-Dec-2014    Vol 5 Issue 48
  • Fellow writers

    Fellow writers

    A batch of writers who went up to a hill town in Nainital district for a retreat had some fellow travelers – local school students. Well, both groups learnt from each other, says Vikas Datta
      Posted    22-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 47
  • Unraveling Punjab

    Unraveling Punjab

    Beyond farms and Sikh shrines, Punjab has a lot to offer, says Puneetinder Kaur Sidhu in her book ‘Experience Punjab on the Road’. She tells Jaideep Sarin that even the countryside is urbane
      Posted    22-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 47
  • English Vinglish

    English Vinglish

    Where do bureaucrats, corporate executives and other honchos of non-English speaking nations go to hone their English? Well, it is India. Hyderabad, to be more precise. A report
      Posted    22-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 47
  • Khadi couture

    Khadi couture

    As ethnic khadi captures the imagination of dress designers and turns a favoured fabric for draping ramp models, those in the business are laughing all the way to the bank. Nivedita reports
      Posted    15-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 46
  • BBC for biriyani

    BBC for biriyani

    Whatever the acronym BBC be to you, Mughlai biryani lovers of Mumbai-Thane salivate at the mention of it. Yes they have Borivali Biryani Centre, run by a vegetarian family, says Quaid Najmi
      Posted    15-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 46
  • Tribal dilemma

    Tribal dilemma

    Halakki Vokkaligaru, a forest tribe in Karnataka, is facing an uphill task in carrying its hoary traditions as the younger generation is attracted to modern urban lifestyle, says Fakir Balaji
      Posted    08-Nov-2014    Vol 5 Issue 45
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