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  • The curious case of Anees Salim

    The curious case of Anees Salim

    Is non-submission of ‘literary’ books for top Indian book prizes the result of non-clarity in submission guidelines? Or is it publisher error, genuine oversight, and/or indifference? Preeti Singh attempts to read between the lines

  • Putting the best foot forward

    Putting the best foot forward

    Mumbai-based engineer has invented a walker that uses robotics and will make life easier for those with walking disabilities

  • To me, stage is home: Divya Palat

    To me, stage is home: Divya Palat

    Divya Palat, an actress, a director and a producer, is as comfortable working on movies and web series as she is with stage plays

  • Remembering Blues legend BB King

    Remembering Blues legend BB King

    The legendary BB King will remain an icon, not just for millions of Blues fans and followers across the globe but also for lovers of every music genre

  • Passing on the baton at the Taj Mahal Hotel

    Passing on the baton at the Taj Mahal Hotel

    Recently, iconic chef Hemant Oberoi stepped down from the office of the Executive Chef of the Taj Group’s luxury division, and moved into a consultant role. As the baton is handed over to Chef Amit Choudhary, both chefs speak about their experiences and expectations that come with the job

  • 10 interesting facts about Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg

    10 interesting facts about Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg

    On the 31st birthday of noted American programmer, software developer and co-founder of the social media giant Facebook we look at some interesting trivia about the man and his creation...

  • DJ Paul van Dyk: EDM sounds today have nothing to do with Electronic music

    DJ Paul van Dyk: EDM sounds today have nothing to do with Electronic music

    Grammy Award-winning German DJ Paul van Dyk is out with a new album, The Politics of Dancing 3. He speaks about collaborating with artistes and why he hates Commercial Electronic music, in a telephonic interview with Dhara Vora

  • Being an artiste has become a risky occupation: Gurvinder Singh

    Being an artiste has become a risky occupation: Gurvinder Singh

    Says Gurvinder Singh, whose second film Chauthi Koot will be screened in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes Film Festival this Friday. In a freewheeling chat with Ananya Ghosh, the director talks about his film set in post-Blue Star Punjab, why he prefers to work with non-professional actors, and finding inspiration in works of Ritwik Ghatak and Robert Bresson

  • We Love You Mom!

    Mumbai-based radio jockey lists out a cool idea to create a playlist on Mother’s Day in the form of top 10 amazing songs to celebrate your mother

  • A roller coaster ride called parenting

    A roller coaster ride called parenting

    Author Shunali Khullar Shroff’s candid revelations about being a full-time mother in the book Battle Hymn of the Bewildered Mother are frank anecdotes that are entertaining as well as enlightening, finds Phorum Dalal

  • I'd need therapy if I didn't go abroad often!: Rajan Datar

    I'd need therapy if I didn't go abroad often!: Rajan Datar

    In his earlier show, that spanned six years and covered over 50 countries across five continents, UK-based Rajan Datar did the loops in a World War II biplane and bathed a tiger. Now, his new show, Talking Books, will feature three travel authors: Michael Palin, Colin Thubron and Dervla Murphy. Excerpts from an interview

  • An ode to Thumri legend Girija Devi

    An ode to Thumri legend Girija Devi

    Learn about the life and music of Girija Devi, through a documentary that will be presented on her 86th birthday, this Friday

  • Revisiting the hit TV series 'Friends', 11 years after its finale

    Revisiting the hit TV series 'Friends', 11 years after its finale

    Did you know that Ellen DeGeneres was first offered Phoebe’s role or that the Central Perk is actually a coffee shop called The Little Owl in Greenwich village? As Friends aired its last episode on this day in 2004, take a trip down memory lane and relive some fun-filled, fascinating trivia from the iconic sitcom

  • Try indoor paragliding in Mumbai at Smaaash

    Try indoor paragliding in Mumbai at Smaaash

    From paragliding to battling your fear of heights, Smaaash's new virtual-reality game stations offer the real thrill without having to step out of the city

  • Jeremy Wade on thrills of underwater exploration

    Jeremy Wade on thrills of underwater exploration

    Underwater explorer Jeremy Wade speaks of the thrills on the job in an interview with Ashmak Maity

  • The little lady with big ideas

    The little lady with big ideas

    On her 15th death anniversary, Pearl Padamsee's daughter, Raell, talks about the indomitable spirit of her mother who is known as the 'Giant Pixie' of Indian stage

  • 'Method Acting is not about losing yourself in a character'

    'Method Acting is not about losing yourself in a character'

    Says David Lee Strasberg, son of the legendary Lee Strasberg who is discovered Method Acting

  • This Indian Life

    This Indian Life

    The first set of podcasts that was launched in India turns 10 this year. Anu Prabhakar talks to founders of these podcasts, interacts with teams behind newer podcasts and explores the challenges that the medium faces in India 

  • 16 interesting facts about Leonardo da Vinci

    16 interesting facts about Leonardo da Vinci

    There are very few people who are as learned as Leonardo da Vinci was. We list some interesting trivia about the famous renaissance arist on his 496th death anniversary

  • Tribute to legendary singer Mark Knoffler at Irish House

    A leading music label will pay tribute to the Dire Straits sensation Mark Knopfler at The Irish House, Kala Ghoda this Thursday

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