Monday, Dec 05, 2022



Inside a 77-year-old pen hospital in Kolkata, where old pens are treated and given a new life

June 05, 2022 12:47 am

As unbelievable as it may sound, pen hospitals were indeed central to the city's landscape. While most such hospitals have been erased with time, there is one remaining in the heart of Kolkata

How a translator’s collective makes room for richer conversations and an inclusive way of life

August 21, 2021 9:59 pm

Set up in 2017, the collective aims to bridge the gap between the English reader and classics of Indian literature, with translations and events around them.

How to help a child become a more confident writer

February 07, 2021 8:31 pm

Teachers and parents need to recognise if a child is facing certain issues in the process of developing writing skills.

Home is where the work is: Writers and their workspaces

May 13, 2020 2:54 pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic makes work-from-home the new normal, a look at the work spaces of people who have always functioned in isolation -- writers. This week Tanuj Solanki shares the incredible privilege of space in a world upended by a pandemic and why it is 'No Writing, No Complaints' for him.

Writing your way to happiness

January 24, 2015 1:00 am

Researchers have found that by writing and editing personal stories, one can identify obstacles that stand in the way of better health.

Love Struck: Pak author on success of her TV show Humsafar

September 24, 2014 11:40 am

With a Masters degree in civil engineering, Karachi-based Ishtiaq had to choose between her love for writing and a job that offered financial security.

Pen is mightier: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 show a stylus can change how you use tablets

January 27, 2014 10:21 am

Note 10.1 is what you will need to buy if a high-end stylus-equipped tablet is what you seek

When Pico Iyer Delivered Letters from Cuba

June 23, 2013 10:23 pm

The best travel writing this summer