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June 19, 2018 5:31:57 pm

The best kind of a teacher remains a student for life. Veteran theatre mentor Keval Arora on his Bollywood debut in Hansal Mehta's Omerta and why he wants to learn film-acting now.

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June 19, 2018 2:08:30 pm

Filmmaker Saeed Mirza on his new book 'Memory in the Age of Amnesia' and the importance of throwing shoes.

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June 17, 2018 12:05:07 am

Aadhaar is a self-contained safe system, its interaction with other data and information systems is also equally safe and benign.

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June 17, 2018 12:00:46 am

Why an archaeological discovery has put a small village in western Uttar Pradesh on the world map. Some time back, villagers reported pieces of copper and clay pottery on their fields.

Sahitya Akademi winner, Malayalam novelist KP Ramanunni, Sreekrishna Temple in Kadalayi, Kannur, Kerala Samskrita Sanghom, K Satchidanandan, Sufi Paranja Katha, B Rajeevan, Sarva Dharma Samabhavana, Gandhi, Ambedkar, Sree Narayana Guru, Marx, indian express, indian express news
June 17, 2018 7:18:03 am

Why Malayalam novelist KP Ramanunni undertook a penance for the Kathua gangrape in a Kerala temple. According to him, it was his response as a Hindu and a believer. He said he was following the Gandhian tradition of personal atonement for a public evil.

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June 17, 2018 12:00:26 am

For over 100 years, neither the furniture nor the taste has changed at this misal pav restaurant in Pune. While Vaidya Uphar Gruha may not be Pune’s first misal restaurant, it definitely stands out for its recipe.

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June 17, 2018 11:43:11 am

A look at public spaces built after 1947: How New Delhi’s well-known 3.5 acre site of cultural space housing the trinity complex of Lalit Kala, Sangeet Natak and Sahitya Akademi came to be.

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June 17, 2018 12:00:20 am

Bengaluru municipality’s proposed pet licensing by-laws have met with overwhelming protest from animal welfare activists and pet owners. It has led to howls of indignation from dog owners in the city.

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June 17, 2018 3:58:57 pm

Tourism has taken its toll on Indian hill stations, especially Shimla, but Jibhi in Himachal Pradesh is still waiting for tourists to make landfall with help from the nascent tourism ecosystem.

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June 17, 2018 12:00:03 am

On a day out in Suva, the nation’s capital and once a scene of political crisis, a perfect day wrought from sunshine and sapphire skies is decorated with colourful cocktails on the terraces of the iconic Grand Pacific Hotel.

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June 11, 2018 11:47:30 pm

An American writer on why she documented the desires and disillusionments of marriage in Mumbai.

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June 11, 2018 2:33:12 pm

If only humans, too, could metamorphose like the butterfly.

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June 11, 2018 2:23:30 pm

Wondering what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Let this mother-son duo take care of your tiffin woes.

June 10, 2018 11:21:32 am

Hotelier Keshav Suri and restaurateur Ritu Dalmia were among those who filed petitions, in recent years, to strike down IPC Sec 377 in the Supreme Court. In this pride month, Suri and Dalmia talk about the pitfalls of homophobia and championing the cause from positions of privilege.

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June 10, 2018 6:00:22 am

Is it a ‘naagin’? Is it a being possessed? No, it is the north Indian male doing his best ‘shaadi’ dance.

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June 10, 2018 12:00:29 am

When you are a woman dealing with infertility, your privacy is the first luxury to go. Privacy is right to be treated with sensitivity. But when you’re infertile, it’s a luxury you should never expect.

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June 10, 2018 12:00:16 am

Like Inspector Montalbano, the solitary eater will endorse that a table for one is often a deeply satisfying affair. In popular and academic literature, meals are about love, bonhomie, gifting, making friends, cementing social relationships.

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June 10, 2018 12:00:19 am

This week, books by Indian writers on how to live it up during the summer holidays.

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June 3, 2018 2:06:06 pm

Richa Kaul Padte on her new book on porn, women and women watching porn.

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June 8, 2018 3:40:06 pm

Talking about perspective and how different views of the same thing can shape personal narratives, Photographer Gauri Gill says, “The truth reveals itself differently to each of us.