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HANGING GARDENS Limestone formations in the caves of Meghalaya
Photo Courtesy: Landscape Wizards
January 30, 2015

Snapping up the subterranean

Two techies from Bengaluru went deep down into subterranean caves in remote parts of Meghalaya, stood in waist deep water from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to photograph the wonders of the insides of these ca... »
January 30, 2015
CityZen

Of wanting to be PM, loving family, fearing oneself

Aparajita Kayal Content Writer What is your most prized possession? I have... »
Aathish relates the past and the present. Photo: Prashant Nakwe
January 28, 2015

The history of everything

Writer Aathish Taseer’s latest novel, The Way Things Are can be termed as a political history of India from the Emergency to the present day, with the anti Sikh riots, the assassination of M... »
From being a graphic designer to cake decorator.
January 28, 2015

Royal icing on the cake

If “A party without cake is just a meeting,” as Julia Child pointed out, eminent royal icing artist from Malaysia and founder of Vinism Sugarart, Kelvin Chua, is in the city to prove that an attrac... »
Oindrilla Dasgupta
January 27, 2015

Making it unique

Any young, fashionable girl would swear by an app like Pinterest. After all, that’s the kind of stuff dreams are made of. The same is true of 27-year-old brand entrepreneur and mother, Oindr... »
January 26, 2015

Malnad mela

Women farmers of the Sirsi-based Vanastree collective are back with the eighth edition of the Malnad Mela the coming weekend in Bengaluru. It was a collective begun to keep the local seed pool, tr... »
January 25, 2015

A dictionary for all seasons

For a writer, words are their world. And for a true-blue writer, a dictionary is his most treasured book. With every edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, new words are added from ac... »
Every citizen has a role to play in the betterment of a society. Photo: G. Sribharath
January 25, 2015

Be the change you want to see

Another Republic Day is here already and patriotism somehow manifests on days like this when we watch the parade on the telly or perhaps go on a patriotic movie marathon. However, more often than n... »
Best adventures are always on foot Niall McCann.
Bengaluru, January 30, 2015

‘I am fascinated with all animals’

Ask Niall McCann which animal fascinates him the most, and like a true biologist, he says: “I have a childish fascination for all animals. When I go in search of mountain gorillas, I maybe distrac... »
Think out of the box: Or bubble away within it, as kids at a Curiouscity workshop show
January 29, 2015

Science in curious li’l hands

In a world where kids are increasingly bogged down by mugging facts and swimming through a swarm of data, Curiouscity, a Bengaluru-based organisation has been getting children to work with their h... »
With a space to exhibit their works. Photo: Sampath Kumar. G. P
January 28, 2015

Different strokes

Bindu P.V. is an artist. But, that’s not how she started. Her whole family was into the IT industry and she too mindlessly followed that trail till she realised that she wanted to do somethi... »
Ready to take off: Ayushmann Khurrana. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
January 28, 2015

I believe I can fly

He’s been the face of many MTV shows since 2004. He’s been an RJ and VJ. He’s played host on cricket chats and talent hunts. He’s sung and co-composed for films. He’s an actor who made the most uni... »
Samira wants to present a more realistic version of India in her films.
January 27, 2015

In a Bengaluru state of mind

For Welsh model, businesswoman and actor Samira Mohamed Ali who was in the city recently to promote her multilingual feature film B Positive, nothing compares to the positive attitude of the... »
January 25, 2015

Loaded with goodness

Kesaria Misri mava Serves: 4IngredientsMilk: 1 litreSugar: Half cupMishri (crystal sugar): quarter cupCardamom powder: 1 teaspoon ... »
Theatre taught me how to live, how to mobilise people and work for the society, says Ramakrishna. Photo: Sudhakara Jain
January 25, 2015

I am...B.G. Ramakrishna

My family is from Jaldigere, a village in Tumkur district. My parents migrated to Bangalore during the drought. I was born and brought up in Bangalore. Ours is basically an agricultural family and... »

Pune-based DSK Motowheels will start selling five superbikes from its Italian partner Benelli’s stables from March with prices ranging between Rs. 3.5 lakh and Rs. 14 lakh (ex-showroom prices).... »

Food, to a large extent, is all about nostalgia. You mention the khichri that dadi cooked (mine, sadly, cooked nothing, but chose to maintain discipline in the fields with the help of a thick stick... »

Wondering what kind of sunnies to go for? Elizabeth Mathew has the details on trends in eyewear this season »