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Seema Kohli
March 4, 2015

Art over some tea

Those rooting for public art could possibly draw some solace from it. The city’s inhabitants are witnessing two public art pieces within a gap of 10 days and interestingly both are creations of art... »
Gautami Kapoor
March 4, 2015

Moderation is the key

Ever since her comeback to the small screen, veteran TV actor Gautami Kapoor has been complimented for her enviable figure even after so many years of leaving the film and television world. »
Siddharth Chowdhury
March 4, 2015

A city remembered

In his stories, Siddharth Chowdhury visits a Patna we don’t often read about. Each picture he paints is a little open window into the soul of a city, a revelation for those who don’t know it, and a... »
At the event
March 4, 2015

Focus on women warriors

On International Women’s Day this March 8, five women, who come from different walks of life but share common traits of strong willed character, decisiveness and speaking up for their honour, will... »
Author of book 'The Second Coming', Shubha Menon at the NYC Restaurant at Radisson Blu in New Delhi. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat
March 4, 2015
Table for Two

The romance of life

The interaction over lunch with Shubha Menon, whose debut novel “The Second Coming”, a Harper Collins publication has already hit the stands, reflected many attributes of her profession. Beinga sea... »
A scene from the movie
February 27, 2015

Ab Tak Chhappan-2: Cop out

When Sadhu Agashe first arrived on the scene, he was a novelty. With his no nonsense attitude he made us develop empathy for the encounter cop. Many may not believe in his means but when he said l... »
The food served here is akin to home-cooked fare
February 27, 2015

Tastes so real

After every few weeks to keep my faith alive I try to visit a Mughlai or an Awadhi restaurant. It solves two purposes — first it satisfies my cravings and second I explore new options of the cuisi... »
Anuradha Goyal
February 27, 2015

Some of our business

Many of us shop on the Internet, or order books. We also check out restaurants, use it to get meals delivered and write blogs. And then there are the digital counterparts of the village barber – th... »
Rearming Hinduism
February 27, 2015

Write Angle: To each his own

History and its endless debates. Many summers ago when I was a student of history, our teachers used to encourage us to read Romila Thapar. Her books “A History of India” and “Asoka and the Decline... »
Kaleem Khan gets a kick out of restoring vintage cars
February 27, 2015

The mechanics of love

Bringing old beauties back on the road is rather a nostalgic experience for Kaleem Khan, who has an intense passion for repairing and restoring vintage cars. There are a few mechanics like... »
Fashion designer, Isabella Rose Taylor
March 4, 2015

Creativity her world

A teenybopper who thinks beyond her age, Isabella Rose Taylor has established herself as a full-fledged designer in the United States. Never mind that this American is only 13 –– an age when her co... »
Partha Pratim Bose
March 4, 2015

Breathe better; fight flu

A vast majority of patients are asthmatic and suffer from related respiratory diseases. Swine flu has been making headlines for causing huge misery across the country. Patients with asthm... »
Pakistani businessmen and delegates wearing coloured scarves at a
March 4, 2015
Capital Check

Colours for all

Shakti Samanta’s Kati Patang was never more than half a step away from sorrow. Yet, the classy Rajesh Khanna-Kishore Kumar do managed to bring a smile to viewers’ faces with “Aaj na chhodeng... »
Sufiaana by Cherish group
March 4, 2015

A touch of authenticity

An invite to review a restaurant in west Delhi always puts me in a spot as I stay in the opposite direction. Travelling to that part of the city is time-consuming but I still love going there becau... »
Shubha Mudgal. Photo: Tejaswi Acharya
March 1, 2015

Anthems for all

Delhi loves its music, and if filmy tunes and Salsa, Indian Rock and classical fusion all vie for our attention, so does the timeless classical music of the Khayal singers. Delhi is often maligned... »
A scene from the movie
February 27, 2015

Dum Laga Ke Haisha: A well-rounded effort

Face value is a much abused term in our films and through them it stretches into our lives. Our mainstream films have given us such rigid definitions of beauty and the shapes that it comes in that... »
The menu is interesting, and includes dishes from all kinds of cuisines – from Italian and Thai to Continental and Mediterranean.
February 27, 2015

Food Spot: For some Shaun-shine

I like visiting Calcutta. I enjoy the hustle and bustle of the streets, the crowds, the talkative taxi drivers – and the food. Every time I go there, I find that a new restaurant has opened up some... »
Veteran Kathak exponent Shovana Narayan. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
February 27, 2015

The music plays on

As the generation that saw India gain independence and grew with the country fades away, it is increasingly the need of the hour to preserve the memories of their varied contributions that made Ind... »
Himanshu Jangid of Jaipur, a restorer of vintage cars
February 27, 2015

Vintage Cars: Speed breakers

The National Green Tribunal’s decision to ban vintage cars from plying on the Capital’s roads has come as a rude shock for car connoisseurs, who having been looking after these archaic automobiles,... »
The 21 gun salute Vintage Car Rally flagged off from Red Fort with 200 exclusively selected vintage cars and 50 vintage bikes plying the streets of New Delhi on February 21, 2015. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat
February 27, 2015

Moving art

A bevy of vintage cars was recently parked tidily against the backdrop of the majestic Red Fort. The heritage cars in orange, blue, white, silver, black, grey and brown, created a riot of colour on... »

The world of automobiles has borrowed metaphors from other spheres of life and returned the favour »

I like visiting Calcutta. I enjoy the hustle and bustle of the streets, the crowds, the talkative taxi drivers – and the food. Every time I go there, I find that a new restaurant has opened up some... »

Nitin Bal Chauhan’s women’s collection is inspired by an iconic British ship »