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    February 06, 2016, Saturday

    Mitali Saran: Sleeping with the frenemy

    Travelling with friends fosters that special bonding over everyone's annoying OCD

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    February 06, 2016, Saturday

    Gender reconstruction

    I was equally surprised when I went to watch The Danish Girl at a cinema and saw that none of the nudity, which wasn't gratuitous ...

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    January 30, 2016, Saturday

    Art beyond sight

    Not only does art sensitise us, it also highlights that the disabled have as much right to art as all of us - yet, we are callous ...

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    January 30, 2016, Saturday

    Keeping up with the boards

    Almost all the boys were taking extra tuitions for three to four subjects (maths was common to all)

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    January 27, 2016, Wednesday

    JLF matters

    In India, few good things can survive a decade of explosive growth. Restaurants lose focus, columnists begin to repeat ...

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    January 23, 2016, Saturday

    Rahul Jacob: BuzzFeed's bizarre tennis match-fixing scoop

    Almost no names are named in the salacious website and BBC's non-expose on tennis, writes Rahul Jacob

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    January 23, 2016, Saturday

    The grapevine of myths

    Wine made from apples is called cider, and I quaffed a delightful bottle of a the Bhai (as in brother) Apple Cider produced in ...

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    January 16, 2016, Saturday

    Bring up the bodies

    Ghachar Ghochar is one of the most striking novels you'll read this decade - don't miss its persuasive, slowly unsettling world

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    January 16, 2016, Saturday

    Pounding out all that hate

    Social networks, chat-rooms and email revolutionised how people bullied one another. This led to the invention of the term ...

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    January 09, 2016, Saturday

    Mitali Saran: 'Pathankot: A short tragic play'

    Okay, not really short

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    January 09, 2016, Saturday

    The marriage plot

    I have three movie recommendations for anyone below 40 who wonders how long-haul marriages work

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    January 08, 2016, Friday

    Subir Roy: Cloudy future for great roadside tea

    The owner of the roadside tea shop where I have not one but two small glasses of tea every morning after my walk is in the grip ...

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    January 08, 2016, Friday

    Kishore Singh: The house the doctor built

    Hospitals now resemble luxury hotels and smell of spray instead of spirit, but their occupants haven't changed all that much. The ...

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    January 02, 2016, Saturday

    The collectors' collective

    What could break the ice faster among strangers than a conversation around art, prices, comparisons, the meaning of a specific ...

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    January 02, 2016, Saturday

    The choices we make

    Choices are a fundamental part of our lives - something we have to deal with no matter what we do

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    December 26, 2015, Saturday

    Mitali Saran: Ending 2015 on a good note

    Musicians are the best people; hanging around them can be exhilarating or exasperating, but it's never boring

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    December 26, 2015, Saturday

    The year in films

    Mad Max: Fury Road and Titli are the unmissables of the year 2015

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    December 25, 2015, Friday

    Geetanjali Krishna: The arithmetic of a woman's worth

    She was a sweet young thing, a good wife in awe of her husband. Then she met me. Mind you, I don't normally go about waving my ...

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    December 24, 2015, Thursday

    Devangshu Datta: The year's highs and lows

    The year 2015 saw breakthroughs in biology; extraterrestrial exploration reached new frontiers. But the hottest year on record ...

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    December 19, 2015, Saturday

    Publishing in 2016

    Business Standard asked publishers and editors at major Indian houses to do some crystal ball gazing

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    February 06, 2016, Saturday

    Wines with animal instinct

    An AC Nielsen report of 2008 talked about how 20 per cent of new table wines in the US featured animals on their labels, and that ...

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    January 30, 2016, Saturday

    Creators vs content providers

    Funke's books have sold millions of copies, but even so, she struggles with a core issue for authors - the difficulty of ...

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    January 30, 2016, Saturday

    Go easy on caution

    The vast majority of us aren't the centre of attention online - it's only a misplaced sense of importance we suffer from. We ...

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    January 29, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: The second freedom struggle

    The memory of Rohith Vemula will tip one of the many spears needed in this second, much more difficult freedom struggle, from ...

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    January 23, 2016, Saturday

    The Oscar goes to...

    Of course, Twitter imploded over the fact that Blacks didn't get any nominations in the categories that matter the most at the ...

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    January 23, 2016, Saturday

    Mitali Saran: Sunny Leone and the TV w...anchor

    He huffed and he puffed and she blew him right off

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    January 23, 2016, Saturday

    Bullfight at Davos

    Jallikattu is a result of the belief that taming a bull is a symbol of the agricultural society exercising its power over natural ...

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    January 16, 2016, Saturday

    A guide to India Art Fair

    Enjoy the art, the conversations and the energy, but, most of all, appreciate what you're fortunate to see around you because you ...

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    January 16, 2016, Saturday

    The admission conundrum

    In the last few years, in the capital of Delhi, getting school admission for your progeny has taken on a whole new meaning

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    January 09, 2016, Saturday

    The question of the cork

    Though the fruit aroma was subdued, I thought that the Misfit Cabernet Shiraz was still too young and needed another year (at ...

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    January 08, 2016, Friday

    Kanika Datta: Zizou's Real worth

    The French choose not to highlight the fact that Zidane is actually Algerian by origin and he comes from a family of economic ...

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    January 08, 2016, Friday

    Geetanjali Krishna: Evening the odds on Delhi's roads

    Thanks to the odd-even formula for cars in Delhi, I find myself using public transport more than before. It invariably leads to ...

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    January 02, 2016, Saturday

    A question for Google

    Google has a 1-to-60 recruiter-to-employee ratio, 10 times higher than the industry average

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    January 02, 2016, Saturday

    Digital ghost-hunters

    I wanted to go ghost-hunting. So, I surfed the internet and found out all about ghost-hunting mobile apps. I settled on Ghost ...

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    December 28, 2015, Monday

    T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Of bibs, inds, acks and deds

    While reading these "acks", I never fail to get a little shiver of apprehension. What if the writer has forgotten someone who, ...

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    December 26, 2015, Saturday

    Chase the chill away

    The answer on what wine you should have this winter depends entirely on which part of the country you are inhabiting

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    December 25, 2015, Friday

    Subir Roy: Not another reception, please

    The Hindu calendar forbade marriages during the month of Pausha - roughly mid-December to mid-January

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    December 25, 2015, Friday

    Kishore Singh: Yearning for simple pleasures

    A chilly winter's day with bright sunshine, a large pot of coffee by the side and a dog snoozing at one's feet - Governance Day ...

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    December 19, 2015, Saturday

    Saying yes to detention

    In private schools - the better ones - no detention does no real harm, so to speak, but it has failed to provide any real ...

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    December 19, 2015, Saturday

    Beyond the Progressives

    For too long, the breadth of Indian art has been represented by too few artists who have made up its marquee, creating almost a ...

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