October 11, 2015 9:15 am

Facebook offering users a chance to add a tricolour filter to their profile picture is a masterstroke in many ways

October 11, 2015 5:00 am

The selfie project: A feature on the spaces and objects that define our work and home life through the selfie.

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October 11, 2015 4:00 am

History has to be taught as a story where we start at a human level and then weave in the historical information.

October 11, 2015 3:00 am

Artist Chintan Upadhyay brings together his experiences in Delhi to build a larger narrative around sexuality, the male gaze and gandi baat.

October 11, 2015 2:30 am

Hides near waterholes or over kills can teach you a lot about animal bathing, drinking and dining etiquette.

October 11, 2015 2:00 am

Frauke Schnittker, 35, lecturer, Delhi University on moving from Germany to India.

October 11, 2015 1:30 am

Sanjay Ramgude founded the Mumbai-based Sukhant Antyavidhi Seva (SAS) in May 2014 and since then, the organisation works 24x7, planning funerals for clients of all religions based in Mumbai, Thane and the Navi Mumbai area.

October 11, 2015 1:00 am

According to a circular that recently surfaced on social media, certain restrictions on women's dress codes in South Indian colleges and hostels have come to light. Therefore, we present to you what could be considered.

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October 11, 2015 9:00 am

Ahead of his 90th birthday, we revisit the story of Ebrahim Alkazi, the director with an eye for spectacle, and his production of Andha Yug that changed Hindi theatre forever.

October 8, 2015 5:28 pm

Hong Kong is not just for the wanton shopper. If you love your prawns and mussels, it’s also a gastronome’s delight

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

Manjula Padmanabhan on her new book, never coming to terms with being the second sex and learning to look at darkness without fear

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

An Australian gentleman’s travels and accounts of life in northern India during the Rising of 1857 make for lively social history

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

Delhi’s women workers earn less than the minimum wage — and it’s not changing soon

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

Here’s a quick guide on how to use your Android device as a video game console for your big screen TV.

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October 5, 2015 2:02 pm

Imtiaz Ali on his films, love, marriage and the 'Tamasha' that marks them all

October 4, 2015 12:00 am

As trekking season begins, Nepal’s Langtang Valley, badly affected in this year’s earthquake , is struggling to get back on its feet

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

Is man the most evolved animal? Draw your own conclusions

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A debut documentary explores how sleep divides the city, separates the poor from the rich, the homeless from the privileged

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October 4, 2015 12:00 am

As a recent survey on Muslim women’s views on the Muslim Personal Law shows, women in the community are looking for a fair hearing — and a Shariah adalat in Mumbai is working to ensure their voice is heard

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

In all mythologies, the mountains belong to the gods. The Kailash Manasarovar region too is a Jerusalem of religious traditions. And most appropriately, the fabled yatra is a journey of renunciation.

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

Many creatures, while hunting, simply ambush or attack their victims head-on, and then bite or suffocate or constrict them to death, in one-to-one (or in some cases many-to-one) combat.

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September 27, 2015 1:00 am

The machines that we live with have been designed like toys for children, given to us to play and be distracted with.

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

The selfie project: A feature on the spaces and objects that define our work and home life through the selfie

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September 27, 2015 1:00 am

Kaziranga, declared a national park in 1974, houses two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhinoceros and is home to as many as 15 species of threatened mammals. But it is currently fighting a multi-pronged war — against poachers, encroachment and the aftermath of the floods earlier this year.

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

A new play by Delhi-based Lushin Dubey seeks to reclaim Shanbaug, the person, from the cause.

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

Steve McCurry on the first photographs he took in India, what draws him to the country and his new book.

September 27, 2015 1:00 am

Having long given up the quest to be a perfect mother, I last week gave up the dream of hosting that perfect birthday.

September 21, 2015 4:02 pm

No matter how dismal our present, it still has its perks.

September 20, 2015 1:00 am

Fierce hunters, mongooses despatch their prey with swiftness, They also make great pets.

September 20, 2015 1:00 am

Guwahati is a city of malls, nightclubs and pride parades as much as leaf-fringed sleepy neighbourhoods where the traditional middle-class once led contained lives. It is also a city where personal freedoms come up against the moral police on TV.

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September 20, 2015 1:00 am

Gorata Gabanamotse, 28, MBA student at Delhi University on moving from Botswana to India.

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September 22, 2015 6:54 pm

It was December 1911 and George V at his coronation durbar announced that the imperial capital would shift from Calcutta to Delhi. It sent out a message that they were the worthy successors to the Mughals. The commission to construct the new capital was given to two of England’s most celebrated architects, Edwin Lutyens and […]

September 20, 2015 1:00 am

One of the most original of the modernists, Akbar Padamsee’s works defy easy classification. A painter, sculptor and photographer, Padamsee, 87, has also engaged with print-making and filmmaking.

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September 20, 2015 1:00 am

What can the Nashik Kumbh tell you about making dense cities livable? An innovation platform attempts to find the answers.

September 20, 2015 1:00 am

On International Literacy Day earlier this month, Bangalore-based NGO Pratham released more than 800 books alongside their translations in 27 languages on their new website, inviting children from across the world to read stories in the languages they speak and study.

September 20, 2015 1:00 am

Are we what we eat, and could our inexplicable psychoses be food-related?

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