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An Urban Oasis: The 50-odd wildlife refuge centres across US hold lessons for the whole world

April 1, 2018 12:02:28 am

It is open to visitors, who can make a trip to the refuge any day of the week, before sunset, and enjoy short guided hikes with birds of all kinds keeping company.

A Table Becomes A Shop: How do informal workers humanise the urban space?

April 1, 2018 12:02:12 am

An architecture show has the answer.

The Hero Won’t Save You

April 1, 2018 12:01:17 am

Halahala is hurtling towards the end, with humans having become slaves of AI and their greed. If this is dystopia, says graphic novelist Appupen, are you in it?

Bhaurao Karhade

Bhaurao Karhade: Little Mister Sunshine

March 25, 2018 1:16:38 am

With his second film, Baban, in theatres now, National Award-winning filmmaker Bhaurao Karhade on his long trek from his village to behind the camera.

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Surpanakha still cackles

March 25, 2018 8:40:21 am

The search for the demon princess takes us to fading memories, obscure YouTube clips, feminist reimaginings and the television actors who played the powerful woman with all the sass they could muster.

Private firms (banks and phones) can’t ask for Aadhaar linking

To Link or Not to Link

March 25, 2018 1:00:13 am

The Aadhaar deadline might have been extended, but, heck, does that make for any less trouble?

Deepti Naval

Deepti Naval: I wanted to belong to films which were trying to say something

March 25, 2018 12:57:37 am

Deepti Naval on performing at the 75th show of Ek Mulaqaat and her association with celebrated author Amrita Pritam.

Notes from a Nepal Village: How Rajahar farmers are adapting to climate change

March 25, 2018 10:39:49 am

Rajahar, like villages in Bihar and Haryana, was selected as a “climate-smart village”, from amongst several other contenders in this drought-prone belt of the western development region in Nepal.

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Expecting trouble: A crackdown on sex determination centres

March 25, 2018 12:09:25 am

A crackdown on sex determination centres is near impossible without the help of pregnant decoys. From Ahmedabad and Sonepat, two districts awarded for their vigilance, the stories of the women who set the trap.

Nalini Jameela

How to Talk about Sex Without Offending People

March 25, 2018 12:06:00 am

Malayalam writer Nalini Jameela on her new book and why her unconventional views about sexual relationships have been seeded in practicality.

Little Lila wants to play: It’s time to let our girls run free and wild

March 25, 2018 12:04:09 am

In India, the insidious ways patriarchy can cripple women becomes very evident with girls who should be at play. The indoctrination of girls begins in earnest in their adolescence.

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A Saint and Sin: How Sonagachi got its name

March 25, 2018 12:03:04 am

The genesis of Sonagachi, Kolkata’s red-light district, can be traced to a dacoit-turned-saint.

By The Book: A curated list on forests

March 25, 2018 12:01:29 am

A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on forests.

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Families in Food: Sundae Fun Day

March 25, 2018 12:00:21 am

The story of one of the capital’s most popular ice-cream parlours.

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Down in Jungleland: Cockpit Views

March 25, 2018 12:00:16 am

Of insects who get an aerial view of the world.

Wine o’clock in Porto

March 18, 2018 12:33:38 am

In high spirits in Portugal’s second largest city.

WhatsApp Uncle talks about not going to pubs and why the young ’uns hate each other.

Forwarded As Received: Pub aur Public

March 18, 2018 12:30:03 am

WhatsApp Uncle talks about not going to pubs and why the young ’uns hate each other.

Speak, Memory

Speak, Memory

March 18, 2018 12:20:53 am

Remembering Ferdousi Priyobhashini, the first to talk about the mass rape of women during Bangladesh’s freedom struggle.

Behold Her, Singing in the Field

March 18, 2018 12:14:26 am

The last song of the Halakki Vollaligaru women, members of a tribe in coastal Karnataka.

Vijayendra Prasad

Why did Katappa Kill Baahubali?

March 18, 2018 12:12:49 am

V Vijayendra Prasad has the answer. The screenwriter on his partnership with his son SS Rajamouli, writing fantasy and his next film on the Rani of Jhansi.

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