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Maharashtra: Suspected gas leak from industrial unit kills 31 monkeys, 14 pigeons

Down in jungeland: Hanging with Rhesus

March 11, 2018 12:06:30 am

He is the lord of the urban jungle, and you better watch your step.

By The Book: How Things Add Up

March 11, 2018 12:05:49 am

A dose of STEM books to introduce you to the wondrous world of science.

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The Dear Departed: Our bewilderment over suicides stems from our refusal to acknowledge and accept failures

March 11, 2018 12:05:44 am

The average Indian family deals with death and grief in certain ways, a majority of it defined by ritual.

Families in Food: A Taste of Old Poona

March 11, 2018 12:04:45 am

Why people keep coming back to this 140-year-old institution.

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Up Above the World so High: Alwar Balasubramaniam takes up the brush after two decades

March 11, 2018 12:03:36 am

Reclusive artist Alwar Balasubramaniam talks about his latest muse — clouds.

The Ancient and the Modern

March 11, 2018 12:02:55 am

Valavane Koumarane on drawing inspiration from Indian epics to tell contemporary stories.

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Building Blocks: Mumbai’s Nehru Centre continues to impress and remind people of the country’s legacy of independence

March 11, 2018 12:01:12 am

The dream project of politician and eminent lawyer, the late Rajni Patel, the structure took less than three years to build. Patel wanted the building to be a memorial to his friend and mentor, Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Raise a Glass for the Lady

March 11, 2018 12:00:40 am

The portrayal of women who drink has undergone a seismic change in Hindi films.

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Priya Prakash Varrier: World Famous in Thrissur

March 11, 2018 12:29:16 pm

The life of social media’s newest heartthrob, Priya Prakash Varrier, and how she moved a nation to breathless, punch-drunk love in the wink of an eye.

Road Rash Redux

March 4, 2018 3:56:20 pm

WhatsApp uncle shifts gears on entitlement, says at least his generation worked hard for their ambassadors.

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Hindi cinema cares only about numbers: Sachin Kundalkar

March 4, 2018 7:31:10 am

Filmmaker and writer Sachin Kundalkar opens up about his upcoming movie, Marathi cuisine and the art of story-telling.

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​Mx India: Why Sridevi has been the Bollywood icon for queer people in India

March 4, 2018 12:08:01 am

​Why Sridevi has been the perfect Bollywood icon for queer people in India.

Pincode: A Watchful Gaze

March 4, 2018 12:17:54 pm

The landmark Boro Ghori of Howrah Station in West Bengal has kept time for years.

I hear the rainbow: Cyborg artist Neil Harbisson on technicolour

March 4, 2018 12:00:44 am

Arguably the world’s first cyborg artist, Neil Harbisson talks about tuning into the world in technicolour.

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These boots are made for pickin’: Culinary delights in Finland

March 4, 2018 12:00:44 am

Of grandmothers who go berry picking and an assortment of culinary delights that Finland has to offer.

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Under the blues: Snorkelling off the coast of Indonesia’s Derawan

March 4, 2018 12:00:37 am

Gazing at the sea and snorkelling in Indonesia’s Derawan archipelago.

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​I know who I am: The struggle of a 22-year-old to choose her gender identity

March 4, 2018 12:00:29 am

​The struggle of a 22-year-old to choose her own gender identity has led to far-reaching changes for many like her. This is that story.

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Speak Easy: Rear View History

March 4, 2018 12:00:23 am

Journals that are peepholes into lived histories of the modern era.

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On a wing and a harness: Putting the spotlight on zipline adventures

March 4, 2018 12:00:21 am

Enjoy stunning bird’s eye views with zipline adventures.

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Down in Jungleland: Thank You, Now I’ll Eat You

March 4, 2018 6:57:54 pm

The games parasites play before offering their death embrace.

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Promises to keep: Restoring an 800-year-old synagogue

March 4, 2018 12:00:15 am

One of the last surviving members of the Jewish community in Kochi talks about his journey towards restoring an 800-year-old synagogue.

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We are not hardwired to be happy: Richard Morgan on the Takeshi Novacs series

March 4, 2018 10:13:14 am

Author Richard Morgan on the Takeshi Novacs series and its screen adaptation, writing post-extropianist dystopian fiction, and the ever-widening gap between religion and science.

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What makes the Berlin International Film Festival tick year after year?

February 25, 2018 6:24:24 am

Berlin International Film Festival is not a grafted, hot-house delegates-only soiree; it is an organic part of Berlin’s cultural calendar, and it is proudly, flagrantly, refreshingly political.

Isle of Plenty: The Great Nicobar Island is home to an immensely rich ecosystem

February 25, 2018 12:13:45 am

The Great Nicobar Island is covered with thick tropical evergreen forests and is surrounded by pristine oceans that are teaming with life. It also has the southernmost tip of India — Indira Point — located at about 6-1/2 N latitude.

The No.1 Jasoosi Kahaani Factory: Surender Mohan Pathak on his autobiography and life before fame

February 25, 2018 12:10:10 am

For nearly six decades, Surender Mohan Pathak has run that enterprise with elan. The crime writer on his autobiography, his life before fame and why he never feels the need to travel too far.