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December 10, 2017 12:04 am

A quaint joint in Mumbai has been rustling up delicious local fare for nearly a century.

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December 10, 2017 12:03 am

How bird-watching became fashionable in India.

Alain Passard
December 10, 2017 12:02 am

He also talks about the grand feast he's helming at Amer Fort.

Manushi Chhillar
December 11, 2017 12:17 pm

At Manushi Chhillar’s village, beneath the veneer of celebration is the same sorry narrative of stifling patriarchy.

Cherrapunji, Sohra, Meghalaya
December 10, 2017 12:02 am

Cherrapunji of today is gradually becoming less and less like the Cherrapunji of the record books, which once received 1,500 mm of rain in a single day.

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December 10, 2017 1:41 pm

The story of Prabh Deep Sagar, a 23-year-old rapper who has taken the Indian hip-hop scene by storm, is the story of the grimy underbelly of Delhi-18. A high-school dropout, the artiste is critical of the pressures put on students by the education system and their families.

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December 10, 2017 12:01 am

Here's why it has been integral to love, war and trade since ancient times.

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December 10, 2017 12:00 am

Shakarkandi, socks and quilts that got a new lease of life. A Purani Dilli winter was made of these.

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December 10, 2017 12:00 am

Let environmentalists mull over and help build a future generation of green citizens with their books on trees.

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December 10, 2017 12:00 am

What was once the most bountiful season in Delhi has now wilted under an unrelenting cloud of smog.

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December 10, 2017 12:00 am

Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Wada trilogy is a nine-hour long theatrical throwback that traces the evolution of the joint family structure in our society.

December 4, 2017 3:45 pm

As storyteller and compulsive archivist, Shubigi’s immersive tongue-in-cheek books, artworks and installations employ puns, both textual and visual.

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December 3, 2017 4:46 am

Sonal Mansingh on being labelled a “sanghi” innumerable times, her stint as the chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademi and her inclusion in Modi’s navratnas, the creation of the Swachh Bharat production, reconstitution of the Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC).

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December 3, 2017 4:13 am

The delicate chital is every predator’s favourite prey.

December 3, 2017 12:15 am

And here's why they continue to work despite the meagre pay.

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December 3, 2017 12:06 am

We train ourselves to forget as our devices store everything. How do we remember things that matter?

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December 3, 2017 12:04 am

Triveni Kala Sangam hosts classrooms, studios and galleries. American architect Joseph Allen Stein gave the arts centre a democratic, human scale, making it intimate and approachable all at once.

December 3, 2017 7:09 pm

Nostalgia and human stories drive a photo project that chronicles what remains of India’s metre gauge train network.

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December 3, 2017 12:02 am

For the first time in 1,200 years, says WhatsApp Uncle, we have a government that is protecting ladies and their men’s honour.

December 3, 2017 12:01 am

In Delhi for the Bookaroo festival, award-winning Scottish writer-illustrator, Debi Gliori, 58, speaks on her new book on depression and writing for the young.

December 3, 2017 8:47 pm

In Telc, a small town in the Czech Republic, there is a royal palace, an empty forest and candy-coloured homes.

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December 3, 2017 12:00 am

A trawl through Europe’s best Christmas markets.

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December 5, 2017 6:16 pm

Cantonese opera is a regional branch of traditional Chinese opera, which originated in the Guandong province of southern China in the 13th century.

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November 26, 2017 12:58 am

As Indians, we are remarkably resourceful in converting vegetables we don’t like into a dessert we love — halwa.

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November 26, 2017 12:56 am

With their brisk, energetic darts, happy tail-wagging, excited squeaks of alarm and slingshot zigzag flight, sandpipers can’t help but put a smile on your face as you watch them play tag with the waves on the shoreline.

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November 26, 2017 1:03 am

A fortnightly column on thematic recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on Indian publications on good and bad touch.

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November 26, 2017 1:02 am

In Goan cuisine, the recurring notes struck to perfection are fish, coconut and rice.

November 26, 2017 1:13 pm

The panchphoron is the foundation of Bengali cuisine.

November 26, 2017 12:05 am

Simple food, simply made is the signature of home — and what we keep coming back to.

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November 26, 2017 12:03 am

They are rude and hilarious in equal measure, and never at a loss for words.

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November 26, 2017 12:01 am

Scrape the veneer off Bengali cuisine, and you’ll find a tradition that is about health and nutrition.

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November 26, 2017 12:01 am

Why Oliver Jeffers wrote a new picture book for his son, and why he doesn’t talk down to children.

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November 26, 2017 12:00 am

In a community library, children learn to tell stories, and understand themselves and the world.

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November 26, 2017 12:00 am

Architect and historian Rabindra Vasavada’s efforts to have 606-year-old Ahmedabad be declared a World Heritage City have borne fruit this year.

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December 10, 2017 1:46 pm

A new publication of over 100 works dives deep into the vibrant art of the late Jangarh Singh Shyam, the artist who put Gond folklore on the global map.

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November 26, 2017 12:00 am

As a Leonardo Da Vinci painting breaks auction records, a look at other works that have been attributed to the Italian genius.