Friday, Dec 19, 2014

Full Coverage : EYE MAGAZINE

Down in Jungleland: Disco at Dusk
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April 13, 2014

Though not as glamourous, moths are similar to butterflies, but more evolved than them.

Business on the Go
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If you are looking for portability and a big screen, then the Note Pro is a good device, even if the price is steep.

Grand Delusions
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An urban legend in Kolkata, who believes that the sun goes around the earth, is now the subject of a documentary film.

Going Beyond IKEA
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The Swedes’ obsession with design turns into a celebration of excellence during the Stockholm Design Week.

The Drop of Life
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Israeli-born Sephi Bergerson’s images document the clockwork precision of the last leg of the polio eradication drive in India.

To the Manner Born: Politeness Begins at Home
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Our taxi drivers are not as bad as they are made out to be.

Following the Paper Trail
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In her latest work, File Room, Dayanita Singh frees her prints from the exhibition walls, and presses them between the folds of a book.

In The Mood for Change: Minority Report
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From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

In The Mood for Change: AAP KA DATA GUY
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From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

In The Mood for Change: The Money Manager
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From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

In The Mood for Change: The Model Code
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From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

In The Mood for Change: Fighting for a cause
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A former major in the Indian army, Mohan is punctual and energetic, and infectiously upbeat.

Return ticket: The Girl Upstairs
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Paying Guest raises the question of money versus love, but is essentially a romance.

Speakeasy: When the Money Runs Out
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As an anthropologist, Graeber looked at material that economists usually do not, such as the history of cultures.

In The Mood for Change: Press Like and Vote
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From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

Return of the Spice Girl
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In her latest avatar as a politician, Rakhi Sawant jumps on the campaign wagon and promises swift action to those who care to listen to her.

Birds and The Big Brains
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April 6, 2014

The complex physics of their flight has always inspired humans.

The X Factor
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Nokia’s version of Android is different. Here’s how…

Many Lives of a Writer
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Bengali writer Manoranjan Byapari on his journey from a life on the streets to the literary world, and why he doesn’t like the Dalit author tag.

To Us, Our Own
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In 1994, Andaz Apna Apna barely made a dent in the box office. 20 years later, it is a cult classic.

Mother Not Superior
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The Indian mommy in advertisements needs to get a life beyond the children and the family.

Hail the New Auto
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With polite drivers, autos on call and GPS-enabled trip meters, the autorickshaw is getting a makeover in Chennai and Bangalore.

‘I was trying to make sense of the jungle mosaic across a territory as big as France’
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Pradip Krishen on his new book on the trees of central India, and why he won’t direct a film again.

We are like that only: Tai-Pan or Fry Pan
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In which the author goes to buy a packet of butterfly tea and a bottle of well water.

The $100 Phone: Six questions about the cheapest phablet
March 30, 2014

The Datawind Pocketsurfer 3G5 is here to bridge the digital divide. We answer six questions about the cheapest phablet.

The Age of Shame
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The ability to capture private images is breeding a dangerous form of digital shaming.

All the World and a Stage
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An independent archivist’s latest book, Theatrescapes, takes her readers on a visual journey of the history of Indian theatre.

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Nasreen Munni Kabir on her latest book on Waheeda Rehman and her passion for archiving Hindi cinema.

The Myth of Origin
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Design ideas build on the rich sediment of traditional crafts have changed slowly, because of the imagination of nameless artists.

A Goal in Sight
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March 23, 2014

A boy from the red-light district of Kolkata is selected to train with Manchester United.

Losing the Plot
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The last couple of years have been a downward slide for Yashraj Films

Beyond a Boundary: Cricket in Jammu and Kashmir is about playing with little support
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Cricket in J&K is about playing with little support, and winning. Where it is possible to cheer for Pakistan.

Cracks Wide Open: China’s Chengdu, a disaster tourism destination
In Memoriam: The Xuankou Secondary School in Chengdu. (Express Photo: Ritu Sarin)

Curated memories of the 2008 earthquake come alive in the Chinese town of Chengdu, a disaster tourism destination

Top of the mind: Karachi Confidential
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A Pakistani novel shows what makes for a good work of chick lit.

A Map for a Lost World
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Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie on excavating forgotten lands and watching them turn into three-dimensional spaces.

Kangana Ranaut: ‘Queen’ is changing the way my contemporaries perceive me
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Eight years after her debut film, Kangana Ranaut has finally found her moment in the sun with Queen.