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Spy in Love

Lauren Wilkinson’s American Spy is a perceptive novel with a feisty protagonist - it will possibly be made into a film soon, though this spy universe is not gl...

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Nothing Is Impossible

In one of SillyPoint Productions’ earlier plays, the UK royal family hid its Parsi roots (The Buckingham Secret), a satire on playwright-director Meherzad Patel’s ...

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Women In The Verge

Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen collaborated for the first time for last year’s bestseller, The Wife Between Us, which will also be seen on scre...

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Blank Slate

Filmmaker and actress Gopi Desai steps on the stage after a long time, in a play that combines the fondness of Gujarati audiences for family dramas, with a story that talks of...

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As Well As Can Be

 The wellness industry is growing rapidly all over the world - new fad diets, beauty treatments and exercise regimes keep popping up at regular intervals. Bestselling au...

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Decoding Girl Talk

The sangeet ritual at an Indian wedding used to be a time for women to get together and sing traditional songs, away from the eyes of the menfolk. Thanks to Bollywoo...

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Two is Company

There has been, after Stieg Larsson’s ‘Girl’ books, a proliferation of kickass heroines. Crime fiction was never short of female protagonists, but the protot...

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The Kids Are Alright

So many stories for children are fairy tales or uncomplicated narratives with easy-to-digest messages. What made the 1929 story Emil and the Detectives  by German wr...

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In the Eye of a Storm

Three Pines is the magical village Canadian writer Louis Penny has created as a setting for her novels featuring the cop Armand Gamache. Her bestselling books are not just abo...

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The Circle of Life

In an age when there is so little thought given to the past, a new Marathi play makes a case for preserving memories. Soyare Sakal is the fifty-seventh production by Bha...

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Climate change could make insurance unaffordable for ordinary people

Insurance workers started to warn that climate change could make insurance unaffordable ...

March 25 2019

Indian gay film Evening Shadows’ journey unstoppable

Evening Shadows, the multiple award-winning Indian feature film about a son coming out t...

March 22 2019

Water for all – Leaving no one behind!

The World Water Day is celebrated every year on 22nd March focusing on the importance of...

March 22 2019