• On the road, with a Sherpa

    On the road, with a Sherpa

    Two 23-year-olds started SeekSherpa, an online platform, to connect locals with travel enthusiasts by offering them unique tours and travel experiences. Co-founder Dhruv Gupta talks about the six-month-old venture

  • Meet the Forest Man of India

    Meet the Forest Man of India

    Over the last 35 years, Jadav Payeng has been planting trees on barren landscapes in Assam. His efforts have created a jungle, which he claims, is bigger than the Kaziranga National Park

  • Young India wants to make a difference: Parmesh Shahani

    Young India wants to make a difference: Parmesh Shahani

    Parmesh Shahani, Head of Godrej India Culture Lab, was recently listed as one of the 14 Indians among the 214 Young Global Leaders recognized by the World Economic Forum 2014. On the occasion of International Youth Day (August 12), the guide chatted with Shahani on his vision for the youth. Excerpts from an interview

  • Pop goes Andy Warhol

    Pop goes Andy Warhol

    On the 86th birth anniversary of American artist Andy Warhol, pioneer of the world's Pop art movement, we celebrate some of his iconic works that changed the way we look at art

  • Raghu Dixit sings a new tune

    Raghu Dixit sings a new tune

    Giving voice to his humanitarian side, singer-musician Raghu Dixit has pledged his financial support for education microloans through the NGO Rang De

  • Exploring an exile

    Exploring an exile

    Author Nandita Bhavnani's recent book, The Making of Exile, explores the lives of Sindhi Hindus post Partition

  • Marathi music is not alien to me: Lesle Lewis

    Marathi music is not alien to me: Lesle Lewis

    Composer Lesle Lewis is thrilled about his musical venture where he has combined Western Classical music with Lejim, Bossanova and Lavani as well as composed a Rock ballad for Marathi film, Poshter Boyz

  • The cost of being an expat in Mumbai

    The cost of being an expat in Mumbai

    As per the recent Mercer's 2014 "Cost of Living Rankings" survey, Mumbai tops the list of being the costliest city in the country for expats. Kanika Sharma quizzes a wide spectrum of non-Indians to gauge if they can feel the pinch in their pockets

  • <strong>Life</strong> and times of Astad Deboo

    Life and times of Astad Deboo

    Listen to the legendary Astad Deboo as he shares his journey of finding his feet in Indian contemporary dance through Kathak and Kathakali at this week's Mumbai Local session

  • Popular celebs reveal what friendship means to them

    Popular celebs reveal what friendship means to them

    This Sunday, dedicate it to that special friend who has stuck with you through thick and thin as the guide speaks to three known personalities to know why the day holds special value to them and if friendships are changing with the times

  • My Salinger Year

    My Salinger Year

    A mention of the late author JD Salinger evokes myriad reactions from people, given that there are ardent fans of his oeuvre

  • Make a lot of films, for the experience: Radhika Chaudhari

    Make a lot of films, for the experience: Radhika Chaudhari

    A Family of Clowns is an 18-minute short film that has been selected to several international festivals. The guide spoke to Pune-based filmmaker Radhika Chaudhari about her experience

  • A thrilling debut

    A thrilling debut

    Writer Soumitra Singh marks his debut with his novel, The Child of Misfortune

  • Wish to run with Milind Soman?

    Wish to run with Milind Soman?

    The champion runner has come on board for a new online show, India Running with Milind Soman, which will be India’s first official YouTube channel for runners in India

  • Why does Ed Sheeran rock?

    Why does Ed Sheeran rock?

    Young British music talent, Ed Sheeran talks about the hype around his second album, titled 'X' (pronounced multiply) and his track for 'The Hobbit' movie

  • Sunny side up, please

    Sunny side up, please

    Three questions with Marathi author, Anand Latkar

  • 'It was a challenge to make Keira Knightley look contemporary'

    'It was a challenge to make Keira Knightley look contemporary'

    Three questions with stylist Arjun Bhasin

  • Cool about papercuts?

    Cool about papercuts?

    Papercuts are literally a way of life for Pooja Ajmera, the 29-year-old visual storyteller who creates papercut wall art frames from single sheets of archival paper using a blade

  • The chronicler of melodies

    The chronicler of melodies

    Once synonymous with Indian fusion band, Indian Ocean, guitarist Susmit Sen’s new set-up, Susmit Sen Chronicles, is ready with its debut album. He speaks to Deepali Dhingra  about compositions, collaborations and why comparisons with his former band don’t bother him

  • Good cop, bad cop and a terror attack

    Good cop, bad cop and a terror attack

    Addl. CP Brijesh Singh recently launched his debut novel, The Quantum Siege. He tells Nikshubha Garg about an insider's attempt at crime fiction and why he thinks the police could do with more empathy from the public