Monday, Sep 01, 2014

Full Coverage : EYE 2014

I don’t know what it means to be an ideal Satyajit Ray heroine: Madhabi Mukherjee
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August 31, 2014

Actor Madhabi Mukherjee on working with Satyajit Ray and her iconic role in Charulata.

The Sound Riddles: Has digital killed authentic sound?
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Considering that technology shepherds both the listener as well as the creator, what form of “recording consciousness” do people have in the digital age?

Decrepit in Chennai: In the city ruin follows everywhere
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Veteran historian S Muthiah says awareness about heritage is on the rise in Chennai today.

Being Salman’s lookalike: This man now wants to take the actor’s cause forward
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His would have been another ordinary, middle-class life spent in a Madhya Pradesh town, but Shan Ghosh looked into the mirror and saw Salman Khan staring back at him.

How repetition can help build a reputation on the social media
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People who understand digital medium have figured out that internet is designed to make continuous copies of everything.

I do things only if my heart is in it: Fawad Khan
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August 24, 2014

Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan on his experiments with acting and growing up on Bachchan movies.

Top 4: Apps to watch out for
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A browser that accelerates browsing speed and a cool lock screen application: four apps that you should download right now.

After a flight, a landing: Why Dipa Karmakar’s medal in Commonwealth Games is its bravest bronze
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Dipa is now a sensation on the gymternet — as gymnastics’ close-knit but vocal online community is known.

A case for Mr and Mrs Dungbeetle who keep us safe from parasites and flies
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While the adult beetles suck up the smelly soupy part, their larvae prefer the dry bits which are full of undigested foodstuff.

Silence of the Lion: Will the reliable star-actor Ajay Devgn please stand up?
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Have you seen a star vehicle that renders its lead attraction invisible? Singham Returns manages to do exactly that.

Prime Number: Women mathematicians speak about surviving in a man’s world
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The mathematical tradition in India has been robust since the time of Aryabhata and contemporary women mathematicians occupy central positions in it.

Down In Jungleland: Why it’s not fine to sell seashells on the seashore
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August 17, 2014

It’s not so much the shells we find washed up on the beach, it’s the commercial collection of living molluscs that are taken from the sea bed that causes the problem.

Down to Earth: Working and learning in India’s villages
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Three young professionals chose to work in villages under the PM’s rural development fellow scheme. What they learnt on the job

Flights and Fancy: The Formula 1 of the skies
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The RBAR is a sort of Formula 1 of the skies. I am a guest of Breitling watches, the official timekeeper and backer of veteran pilot Nigel Lamb.

Labour Pains: The debate around workers and their rights in India
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It is like India’s clock stopped in the 1960s, and even liberalisation was the echo of a chime from long ago.

Rashid Jahan: A Spark That Lit the Fire
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May 18, 2014

A biography brings to life the forgotten Progressive Urdu writer, Rashid Jahan, whose stories opened the doors to the zenana

Saurabh Shukla: For six years after Satya, I was without work
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Actor-writer Saurabh Shukla on his National Award, his days in Bollywood wilderness, and how Barfi brought him back to life

A Train Stops at Naharlagun
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Days before the first passenger train to Arunachal Pradesh was suspended, we took a ride from Tezpur to naharlagun to find excitement and curiosity, and conflicted feelings about the railway line — and the outsiders it would bring.

Down in jungleland: A Hiss in the Dark
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We fear snakes, and yet worship them, defang them and even wear their skins.

Shoot and Score
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With its 20.7MP camera, the Xperia Z2 is undoubtedly among the best flagship phones in the market

The Boy on the Rubbish Heap
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How do you pull off the tricky job of portraying poverty in Hindi films?.

Why we Indians should just stop munching endlessely
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Whether it’s at the movies, malls or airports, Indians love to eat out.

Top of the mind: Whose Beautiful Game?
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This summer in Brazil, keep an eye out for the message from beyond the field of play, in the stands and on the streets.

Amsterdam: What’s picture perfect, and what’s not
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From picturesque canals, contemporary dining to a bustling art scene, Amsterdam has something for everyone

Meet the Matuas
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Who is the Bengal community that Narendra Modi wanted to bestow citizenship rights on?

Food innovations that will surprise you
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Indian chefs are taking something old and something borrowed to create something new.

Care for a pair of eco-friendly jeans?
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With designers experimenting with fabrics and brands toeing the eco-sensitive line, your favourite blue denims are set to get an organic makeover.

King Kong and Us
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May 11, 2014

The chimpanzees, with whom we seem to identify the most and are most closely related to, are always volatile and bipolar, they are scandalously promiscuous, and are prone to sudden violence.

Unsound Deal
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A user can preset a tap sequence on a 2×2 grid and use it to unlock the screensaver.

Speaking for myself: Us and Them
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We all exist in two states — one rational, and one given to lazy stereotypes.

Where tigers don’t roar
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My mind and heart were in constant debate… Were they sedated? Were they suppressed to be this calm? How did a few small stray cubs grow into such a large family of over a 100?

Brides, Grooms and Prejudice
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Two people, from two states, fall madly in love. Wedding bells ring, and mothers-in-law meet. And then begins a clash of cultures, from cuisine to wardrobes and festivals. Here are a few who survived a cross-cultural marriage, and lived to tell the tale.

In Their Own Write
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Early Left leaders from the indigenous community supported the use of the Bengali script for Kokborok.

Still Life, Unstill Waters
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Raghu Rai’s new book on the rivers of India carries on his engagement with nature.

I don’t want to leave boxing, says Vijender Singh
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Vijender Singh talks about his career choices, why boxing is still important to him and what he plans to do next.

We are like that only: Getting Inked
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A family that votes together is bound to debate endlessly.

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