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When R.D. Burman met the Jazzman

Edited excerpts from the book Louis Banks: A Symphony of Love by Ashis Ghatak As a young man Louiz Banks would imbibe the earthiness of his mother’s Nepali folk tunes a...

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When you miss India

Monarose Sheila Pereira speaks to some folk to find out what they miss about India when they travel out of the country. With the turmoil within and people at large grumbling ...

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Photo Essay: Your Magic Glasses

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is an eye-opener for thousands of people across the world, writes Ranjit Rodricks  Many, who have lost near and dear ones to the vir...

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Hope Factory: Business Ideas For Everyone

Vinta Nanda chats with Tarun Agarwal, author of Hope Factory: Business Ideas For Everyone, about his latest book and other things. Hope Factory: Business Ideas For Everyone i...

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India's Enid Blyton: Monarose Sheila Pereira

'The Portrayal of children in the media' a talk by children's author Monarose Sheila Pereira, was presented on 'Meet the Media Veterans' talk series for the Instructional Medi...

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The uncertainty of life in the Pandemic

Nanna was tall and erect even at 78 she would complete all postures of namaz, writes Farah Diba Israfil Flexible and agile, life was not cruel to her with arthritis and my n...

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Making Magic: Nilakshi Sengupta

Vinta Nanda time travels with Nilakshi Sengupta, the author of the book series, TINA AND HER MAGIC KETTLE Nilakshi Sengupta is a filmmaker by profession and a dreamer by pass...

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Where Time Stands Still

Novelist and writer, Adithi Rao, pens a tribute to the famed Mount Carmel College of Bangalore, alma mater to Margaret Alva, Deepika Padukone, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Nirupama Ra...

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The Journalist and the storyteller: Sujata S Sabnis

Everybody is talking about Sujata S Sabnis’ latest book Blood on the Sands, writes Vinta Nanda  An alumnus of the Indian Institute of mass communication, New Delhi...

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The Varanasi mystique

A photo-essay by Ashis Ghatak, vivifying how the winter sets in on the holy city of Varanasi, on the banks of the River Ganges. Varanasi earns an added robe of mysticism when...

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Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged ...

November 27 2021

A mutiny or a plea for independence

As discussions continue, Farrukh Dhondy remembers writing a script for Ketan Mehta - Ran...

November 26 2021

A look back at Mira Nair’s tale of Home: Mississippi Masala

Aditi Singh revisits the film Mississippi Masala, thirty years after its release, and re...

November 25 2021