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Kapil Sharma: Laughter factory

Kapil Sharma, the anchor of Comedy Nights with Kapil, is the hottest property on Indian television today

Kidambi Srikanth: Intensity in his eyes

From a laidback boy with poor dietary habits, Kidambi Srikanth has become an attacking player who can quickly deploy his considerable skills ...

Playing It My Way: No big sixes here

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography, quite unlike his batting, progresses too safely and serenely to be entertaining

Grassroot aesthetics

With the price of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's art having risen remarkably in the last nine years, author measures the artistic ...

Cookout in the wild

The author attends a culinary workshop in the heart of Corbett Tiger Reserve. The chef is a Yunani practitioner and a descendant of Nawab Wajid ...

Big tennis down the line

The International Premier Tennis League promises world-class action in the four Asian cities where it will be played. New Delhi will host the ...

Heavenward bound: ISKCON's new temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore

A cut above the rest

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Audi A8 belong to the super-luxury car segment. The author tells you how you might determine which is the ...

My Life My Style: Farhat Jamal

'Take each day as it unfolds'

Alternative cinema, a live Brit rock band, Met Opera screening await you this weekend

A few cultural recommendations that promise to enrich your weekend

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When a shawl raises heat
Malavika Sangghvi

On a cold winter evening, in a land far far away, a man offers a shawl to his hostess, the lady seated besides him, a formal occasion. She ...

Metaphor, magic and myth
Arundhuti Dasgupta

India's glorious past is the proverbial magic cauldron of folklore. It is an inexhaustible store of scientific and military achievements, ...

The Judgement of Paris
Alok Chandra

In May 1976, British expat wine merchant Steven Spurrier organised a blind wine tasting near Paris for 10 French experts - the wines were top ...

Putting the 'air' back in 'despair'
Mitali Saran

And then I remember my nieces as babies, their tiny faces hidden behind nebulisers, and I realise that some of the other people worst affected ...

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Kapil Sharma: Laughter factory

Kapil Sharma, the anchor of Comedy Nights with Kapil, is the hottest property on Indian television today

Kidambi Srikanth: Intensity in his eyes

From a laidback boy with poor dietary habits, Kidambi Srikanth has become an attacking player who can quickly deploy his considerable skills ...

Grassroot aesthetics

With the price of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's art having risen remarkably in the last nine years, author measures the artistic ...

Agony aunts and agonised uncles

Dear Maasi,I went through a messy divorce recently. After the break-up, I had hoped to get at least something as alimony after a 15-year ...