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September 25, 2016 1:10 am

Few people seems to have left school with fond memories of equations. But the advancement of human intuition takes place primarily through public education.

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September 25, 2016 1:08 am

Edward Albee might not have liked the headlines that marked his recent passing.

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September 25, 2016 1:01 am

Communal politics around the biryani has scant respect for its fabled history or diversity. Is it the Persian pilao, improvised and transformed? Is it the result of avant garde experiments in royal kitchens? Or is it a plebeian dish, shaped, like India, by trade and cultural interaction?

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September 25, 2016 1:00 am

A group of parents and children with Down Syndrome explores a new way to unwind and learn at the same time.

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September 25, 2016 1:00 am

In a country far away, why does food make homesickness a little better?

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September 25, 2016 12:56 am

For over a hundred years, Onam has helped define the Malayali identity but the debate over its origins could well be a battle for the state’s future.

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September 25, 2016 12:47 am

The last word on miniature art in India, BN Goswamy, on his new book and mediating between folklore and myths.

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September 25, 2016 12:34 am

Raju Bharatan, 82, the grand old man of Hindustani film music writing in India, on his new biography of Asha Bhosle and the rivalry between the Mangeshkar sisters.

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September 18, 2016 1:21 am

A country where our love for food, sport and spiritual faith unite.

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September 18, 2016 1:11 am

Thodur Madabusi Krishna, on facing criticism for accepting the Magsaysay Award, fighting caste and gender in classical music, and the next generation that understands his discourse on inclusivesness in the arts.

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September 18, 2016 1:10 am

Travelling from the depths of salt mines to the highs of the mountain peaks of Zakopane is all in a day’s work.

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September 18, 2016 1:00 am

Nepali-Indian poet Rohan Chhetri’s debut collection of poems is steadily gaining reputation as one of the best literary titles this year.

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September 18, 2016 12:56 am

The ongoing curfew in Kashmir has seen a sharp drop in tourists.

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September 23, 2016 3:51 pm

At the 2016 London Design Fair, where India is the guest country, designers are showcasing the quiet art of everyday living.

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September 18, 2016 12:01 am

The Narambunathar temple complex in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruppudaimaruthur has recently been accepted as a site of international importance for the conservation of birds.

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September 11, 2016 2:20 pm

A love story with a sinister twist.

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September 12, 2016 8:20 am

A close relationship with one’s nani-nanu and dadi-dadu is a warm blanket of love in the cold foggy days of this world.

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September 11, 2016 2:08 pm

Paternity leave may be an alien concept in an Indian society, but don’t dismiss fatherhood and fathers just yet.

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September 11, 2016 2:13 pm

Hindi Kavita, a YouTube channel, is steadily living up to its ambition — of being an advertising agency for Hindi literature.

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September 11, 2016 12:39 am

No matter what happens to the rail budget, the romance of the Indian Railways lives on in Kipling’s work.

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September 11, 2016 12:40 am

A new children’s book gives Saraswatibai Phalke, India’s first film editor, her due.

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September 11, 2016 12:46 am

Even after her canonisation, the debate over Mother Teresa’s legacy continues.

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September 13, 2016 1:25 pm

A tiny number of well-off people opt to be foster parents in India. New guidelines from the government hope to change that.

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September 11, 2016 12:00 am

The jagged skyline, the sharp crest of highrises emerging from fragmented settlements, old houses and villages, is a frank statement of Gurgaon’s ambition.

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September 8, 2016 11:22 pm

Suketu Mehta, writer and urban animal, on his new fiction, the last stand of white racism and why he knows the best restaurants in New York.

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September 4, 2016 1:20 am

The Oriental white-eye may not be glamourous, but it’s sure to put a smile on our faces.

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September 4, 2016 1:10 am

Taking in the staggering wealth of art in Florence and and savouring its silken coffees and fast food.

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September 4, 2016 1:00 am

Why should nature be limited only to the able-bodied? The Eifel region in Germany, once a military training ground during the World War II, makes a strong case for inclusivity of the differently abled.

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September 4, 2016 12:06 am

Masterchef Australia finalist, Matt Sinclair dishes out a food truck in Australia, inspired by the tastes of south-east Asia and the way people eat in India.

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September 4, 2016 12:01 am

The city that never sleeps was born here. It is home, once a year, to Mumbai’s most popular Ganpati. But even as Lalbaugcha Raja has grown in riches, the iconic neighbourhood has shrunk in importance.

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September 4, 2016 12:49 pm

The dangerous conflation of burkini with terrorist attacks has only served to raise the hackles of the Muslim community in France.

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August 28, 2016 1:20 am

There’s something to be said about watching clouds change colour.

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August 28, 2016 1:10 am

Ever felt the thrill of peeking into personal diaries? Artists open up their deepest, darkest diary entries for an exhibition in Mumbai.

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August 28, 2016 1:00 am

If we were to deconstruct Pammi Aunty, the Punjabi mother-in-law who has taken over social media, what does it say about us?

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August 29, 2016 7:25 pm

Is history always written by the victor? In Sri Lanka, a country recovering from a brutal civil war, it is an ongoing struggle between remembering and re-telling.

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