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Tête–à–tête over tea

Tête–à–tête over tea

 Kurseong, a hamlet in West Bengal, reflects the indomitable spirit of the Himalayan folk


Travel: Inside the big blue

Travel: Inside the big blue

 With a curvaceous coastline of white sand beaches, strung between jutting craggy rock formations, Phuket is Thailand’s most capacious island

COMFORT FOOD IN FAR-OFF PLACES

COMFORT FOOD IN FAR-OFF PLACES

 Drass is known as the second coldest inhabited place. The arctic temperatures make it difficult for most life to thrive here.

NEW KIDS ON THE BOT

NEW KIDS ON THE BOT

 A bunch of teenagers from the city made their presence felt with their engineering skills at an international robotics competition

Nathdwara God in the Haveli

Nathdwara God in the Haveli

 To devotees, Shrinathji at Nathdwara is the swayambhu (self created) and swarupa (self image, not representation) of the seven-year-old Krishna


Small Talk: Funny business

Small Talk: Funny business

 The city will soon get a first-of-its-kind cartoon library and museum at the Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts

TURN OVER A NEW WEB PAGE

TURN OVER A NEW WEB PAGE

 The growing number of online book clubs has enriched reading for many a book lover in the city

You and what army?

You and what army?

 Civilization 6 is a few months away, but you can play these great PC strategy games right now

China tracks elderly to provide better services

China tracks elderly to provide better services

 These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve ser...


Now, apply online for rooftop solar panels

Now, apply online for rooftop solar panels

 Citing a lack of consumer interest in solar energy due to dearth of available information, the government has set up a centralised facility to enable interested parties to apply...

Android On Lockdown

Android On Lockdown

 Mobile security apps go beyond just anti-virus protection, and here are the essential ones

What’s your romantic type?

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A GUIDE TO ‘UNSPOKEN’ ELEVATOR ETIQUETTE FOR DUMMIES

A GUIDE TO ‘UNSPOKEN’ ELEVATOR ETIQUETTE FOR DUMMIES

 It’s not necessary to guilt yourself into pointless small talk


KITCHEN COUTURE

KITCHEN COUTURE

 Restaurateur Annie Bafna gives you 10 tips on how to spruce up your kitchen area

Understanding METABOLISM

Understanding METABOLISM

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A cat among the pigeons

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THE QUEEN OF THE VALLEY

THE QUEEN OF THE VALLEY

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Mystery of the maestro

Mystery of the maestro

 The extraordinary artistry of khayal singer Arun Kashalkar has found little place in the mainstream — a travesty that The Secret Masters concert series might finally mitigate

POSES, POSSES AND POSTURES

POSES, POSSES AND POSTURES

 Ramdev’s political fortunes haven’t surged the way Patanjali’s valuation has, but they’re both benchmarked by his ability to stay fixed in the public eye

Aam nom nom!

Aam nom nom!

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RECO CORNER

RECO CORNER

 NILESH KANTE, Businessman


THE LOCAL GLUTTON

THE LOCAL GLUTTON

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Just Desserts

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 It’s a simple enough gimmick — believed to have originated somewhere in South East Asia and gained global popularity since — but then again, a little drama never hurt to distrac...