Oct 25, 2014 04:03 PM
“In Australia, the Man Booker Prize is seen as something of a chicken raffle. I just didn’t expect to end up being the chicken.” This year’s winner, Richard Flanagan, gets candid about his prize-winning book, and why he thinks the
Oct 25, 2014 04:11 PM
Public uprisings of the past decade will be remembered for the use of social media as a tool to gather crowds and generate instant publicity. The ongoing Umbrella Revolution for fair elections in Hong Kong has seen new innovations in using technology to
Oct 25, 2014 05:00 PM
The real measure of a country’s progress is the child hunger index. India continues to fall short. In this season of festivities, when urban lifestyle-based diseases are getting a boost as we stuff our stomachs with forbidden foods, and our homes e
Oct 25, 2014 03:36 PM
With children becoming exceedingly picky about their food, micronutrient deficiencies are not immediately visible,says Dr. Sanjeev Bagai. Ten-year-old Rahul loved to eat. Like other children of his age, Rahul often gorged on fast food. And then his pare
Oct 25, 2014 04:40 PM
Anuradha Sengupta talks to graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani about breaking gender stereotypes in Kabul. One may not associate street art with Afghanistan; and definitely not with a woman in Kabul. But that changes when I meet 26-year-old Shamsia Hassani,
Oct 25, 2014 06:10 PM
Solution No. 2813 Across 1 Cave deposit, old — work on it inside (10) 6 Cheerful on a trip (4) 10 Excuse a crack about bishop (7) 11 Pilot coming from Ottawa, via Toronto (7) 12 Writer, King, with terribly fine whittling tool (8) 13 Pe
Oct 25, 2014 04:47 PM
It takes months of hard work to find water in Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. Meet the people who who dig wells for a living It is an assault on the senses — the heat, the smoke, the juddering engine. But the well diggers — five men and three women &
Oct 25, 2014 04:29 PM
Even as we rejoice in the success of Mary Kom, we still treat women in sports as second grade sporti-zens. A case in point is the women’s rugby team. Sports and leagues are today wedded to each other, be it cricket, hockey, kabaddi&#
Oct 25, 2014 04:28 PM
Seema Mehta, of the Kirtilals family, uses her passion for art to create stunning jewellery. An unlikely partnership between fashion designer Rohit Bal and iconic jewellery business Kirtilals led to the creation of a jewellery line so exquisite that it i
Oct 25, 2014 04:24 PM
Ram Shergill, one of Britain’s leading fashion photographers, on his work, his Leica and his favourite subject: Dame Judi Dench.RAMYA SARMA Some years ago, when he was getting started as a photographer in London, Indian-born Ram Shergill wanted to
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