Category: Life

1 2 3 201 10 / 2006 POSTS
Cook for life: Choosing cookery as a vocation

Cook for life: Choosing cookery as a vocation

A musician friend of mine is particularly fond of a line that figures in a Dev Anand-Hemant Kumar song from the 1952 film Jaal. Zindagi key geet k ...
This choir from Delhi adds of a dash of Bollywood to Scotland

This choir from Delhi adds of a dash of Bollywood to Scotland

We disembark from our coach in sun-drenched Haddington. A cluster of beaming faces welcomes our choir group — The Capital City Minstrels. After th ...
Apollo 11 turns 50: NASA astronaut who had sushi in space shares it all

Apollo 11 turns 50: NASA astronaut who had sushi in space shares it all

Sushi in space. That may sound like an unlikely dish when astronauts are floating in zero gravity, but that’s exactly what former NASA (National A ...
Apollo 11 turns 50: How commercial space exploration is becoming a reality

Apollo 11 turns 50: How commercial space exploration is becoming a reality

This week, US agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is in a celebratory mood. July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 1 ...
The Jawa-Yezdi bikers of Vijayawada

The Jawa-Yezdi bikers of Vijayawada

Dr. Mukherjee Dande gives his ‘black beauty’ an affectionate pat and says, “Every twist of the wrist releases adrenaline and the feel-good factor ...
Why city planners need to add “recognition” to their lexicon

Why city planners need to add “recognition” to their lexicon

The idea of recognition is central to gender and identity theory. Philosopher Judith Butler argues that not everyone has equal access to social an ...
IIT-Madras turns 60: A tribute to its canteen

IIT-Madras turns 60: A tribute to its canteen

Quark, a boardless eatery at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, was an insider destination. Deep inside the campus, flanked by hostels, t ...
Shadows in the dark

Shadows in the dark

When Drew Colby enters the stage, he brings his friends along; A rabbit, elephant, gorilla, peacock and sometimes a piece of string and a newspape ...
The flavours of Chatuchak Street

The flavours of Chatuchak Street

Sagar Sarki does a little jig, swinging side to side with the cocktail shaker. The bartender from Meghalaya is rattling the contents vigorously — ...
Khadi, kalamkari and all things handloom at Dastkar Andhra’s new unit in Bengaluru

Khadi, kalamkari and all things handloom at Dastkar Andhra’s new unit in Bengaluru

Here is some good news for handloom lovers in the city: Daram, a unit of Dastkar Andhra has recently opened a ‘shop-in-shop’ at Serenity Boutique, ...
1 2 3 201 10 / 2006 POSTS