Oct 24, 2014 05:49 PM
Time and technology have phased out the hand-painted film banners, but the artists’ skill continues to exhibit itself in other forms Over the years, technology has made many art forms extinct. A case in point is that of replacement of hand-painted
Oct 24, 2014 07:34 PM
From Kolkata to Coorg and Shillong to Shekawati it is raining independent music festivals as the lines between genres and languages blur. Apoorva Sripathi and Esther Elias tune into the phenomenon. You’re a speck in a sea of 10,000 people. Rows of
Oct 24, 2014 07:12 PM
A figurine of Hanuman, which was gifted by a Travancore king, is a prized heirloom in the Ghanapadi family Located near the ancient Sreevaraham temple is the Ramavarmapuram Gramom, the abode of Brahmins who were once associated with the Sree Padmanabha
Oct 24, 2014 08:38 PM
The Tamil Nadu government has released guidelines on septage management, but they appear inadequate. Nidhi Adlakha talks to the experts to find out more Here’s a shocking statistic: Only 35 per cent of Tamil Nadu’s urban population is covere
Oct 24, 2014 08:32 PM
Next month India becomes the first country in South Asia to be designated a cruelty-free cosmetics zone. Sriya Narayanan and Preeti Zachariah have the details. This festive season brings good tidings for bunnies, beagles and more. In a ruling that comes
Oct 24, 2014 08:30 PM
As ‘Namma Metro’ turns three, the realty market in Bangalore reaps the benefits. Reach 1 of Bangalore Metro, when operationalised on October 20, 2011, was a long-awaited boon for east Bangaloreans. Residents along the corridor had lived with
Oct 24, 2014 08:24 PM
Homes across 12 cities will come with a ‘Livability’ score that measures the quality of facilities and amenities in and around. To bring about a change in the home search process, online realty providers PropTiger.com has announced the launch
Oct 24, 2014 08:21 PM
Humans are capable of finding ways to turn discarded materials into designs, says Sathya Prakash Varanashi There is something interesting about how birds and flying insects create shelter. They rarely use living matter! Most birds make nests with dried t
Oct 24, 2014 08:18 PM
Bangalore’s residential market is likely to remain highly active in future with 243,000 units expected to be supplied in the next five years (until 2018). The city, being a prominent IT-ITeS hub of South India, attracts workforce from India as well a
Oct 24, 2014 08:14 PM
The washroom is the costliest space in a modern urban home on a per square foot basis, whereas the situation is vastly different in rural households. There is much talk and focus on building toilets in India to end the practice of open defecation. A stag
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