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  • How jazz gives you wings

    The Igor Butman Big Band is more than just another Jazz band. With strong influences from his home country, in the form of Folk and Classical notes, the saxophone icon explains about his unique style of music

  • New food delivery service delivers healthy food to your doorstep

    Health-conscious foodies have much to cheer. The Green House food delivery service whips up yummy and healthy granola bars, hummus, yogurt dips, parfaits, salads and fresh goat cheese, and delivers to your doorstep

  • Taste of Austria, now in Mumbai

    The Honorary Consulate General of Austria invites citizens to sample tastes, sounds and vistas of the rich culture of this European nation, starting with its food today

  • Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    While cleansing one’s home is a priority this festival, it’s time to purge your body, too. Foodhall is offering a Simply Organic hamper...

  • Diwali travel special: Road map to Satara's scenic wonders

    While most travellers are content with marvelling at the famous Kaas Plateau, many lesser-known destinations around Satara are dotted with serene lakes, verdant valleys and gushing waterfalls. Here’s how to make your Diwali weekend drive a memorable one

  • Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Goa-based artist Shilpa Mayenkar’s paintings highlight the deep-rooted historical and socio-cultural relationship between Goa and Portugal, their post-colonial links and the effect of globalisation on the populace

  • Jazz notes from across the border

    Little is known about the thriving Jazz music scene in Pakistan. Sachal Jazz Ensemble will give us a glimpse of this talent pool when they perform in Delhi NCR for the NH7 Weekender festival. the guide chats with Izzat Majeed, the band’s
    co-arranger and producer

  • In focus: Bandra's Bazar Road, framed!

    Sign up for an Ethnographic Photography workshop that will be conducted by independent photographer, Sanjiv Valsan starting this Friday

  • Start-up to success, from home

    In his memoir-cum-self help book, author James Joseph recounts his cross-continental journey -- from being a director at Microsoft in UK, to relocating to Kerala to eventually initiating a successful start-up

  • Tech special: Best gadget buys for Diwali

    If you're are still searching for the perfect gift this Diwali, and money isn't a hitch, here's a tempting wish list that is bound to make you go gadget ga-ga

  • Art to empower Mumbai's kids

    Art for Akanksha puts heart into empowering children from lower income groups to realise their creative passions. the guide went behind the scenes to view how they brighten our Diwali in many ways

  • Powai becomes a doughnut haven

    If going nuts over doughnuts is your state of mind, American chain Krispy Kreme deserves a visit for its super-soft doughnuts that ooze of inviting options, and delish fillings, too

  • Farewell, Oscar de la Renta

    Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, the couturist who celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Michelle Obama would run to for a red carpet hit, passed away on October 20

  • Gadget review: The Nokia Lumia 830 is an expensive beauty

    It's been a while since we were wooed by a device at first sight. The pricey Nokia Lumia 830 grabs the eyeballs for the right reasons

  • New direction to Indian cinema

    The Mumbai Film Festival has always been known for showcasing new talent. Kanika Sharma speaks to four young filmmakers who are earning applause in the non-competitive section, New Faces of Indian Cinema

  • Health special: Brad Pitt's fitness regime for his role in 'Fury'

    With Brad Pitt's latest film, Fury set to release later this month, we share his diet plan and workout routine that got him fighting fit at 50 to play the character of a World War II soldier, Wardaddy

  • 'Where are the stories of the boys and men?'

    Actress Poorna Jagannathan is ready to stage American actor and writer Martin Moran’s award-winning, 80-minute one-man-shows: The Tricky Part and All The Rage, based on sexual abuse faced by boys and men

  • Gadget review: Dual-screen phone available for Rs 23,499

    The dual-screen Android smartphone, the Yota Phone, is now available in India via

  • Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan's interview with mid-day

    This year's Booker Prize winner, The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan, focusses on the atrocities committed in the building of the Death Railway during the Second World War. With nearly a quarter of a million forced labour employed by the Japanese, he explains why it matters to him, his father, a survivor of this Railway and India

  • Mumbai Diwali Special: Treasure map for shoppers

    With Diwali ready to sparkle, and the wedding season almost here, the guide plotted the ultimate map of Mumbai's best designer names to flaunt