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"We wanted to challenge the fundamental assumption that Raavan is a monstrous man," author Amish on Raavan Enemy Of Aryavarta

Author Amish talks about how Raavan is a highly misunderstood character in modern times, and why he wanted to portray an objective image of one of the greatest villains in Indian mythology

Published on 23rd July 2019
Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow (Kaylin Jame/Howell Designs Studio, LLC via AP)

Pressure of idealised beauty: Weight loss becomes fraught topic among fat-acceptance influencers 

Fat-acceptance and body-positive influencers like Bigelow are on the rise on social media as fashion models fight back against the damaging pressures of idealised beauty peddled online and off.

Published on 23rd July 2019
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  From Manapua to Coconut Chicken Soup and Pineapple Jelly; explore Hawaiian cuisine at this festival 

Three Dots and A Dash hosts a curated Hawaiian menu

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Paul Krassner, 1960s prankster and counterculture figurehead dies at 87, with a new book set for release

Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture, died Sunday in Southern California.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Baku general view, Azerbaijan

Travel buzz: Azerbaijan getaways become easy with weekly flights between Baku and New Delhi

Take another look and say ‘salam’ to Azerbaijan on the first-ever direct flight linking Baku to New Delhi, courtesy of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL).

Published on 22nd July 2019
Sheki Khan's Palace, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list

The historic city of Sheki, located at a short five-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku, has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Flame Towers, Azerbaijan

'On the cusp of a tourism boom, Azerbaijan is one of the fastest-growing destinations in the world'

Florian Sengstschmid, CEO of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, tells us more about the country opening up to tourists from India and around the world. 

Published on 22nd July 2019
Manu Dhawan's The Unprodigal

First-time author Manu Dhawan makes a triumphant debut with his novel, The Unprodigal

An erstwhile private equity professional and a start-up specialist, Manu Dhawan has recently gone back to his first love, writing, and has released his first book The Unprodigal.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer N Scott Momaday (Jerry Laizure/The Norman Transcript via AP)

Native American author N Scott Momaday honoured with US literary peace prize

Dayton Literary Peace Prize officials selected novelist, poet and essayist N Scott Momaday for the Richard C Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Sonal Singh (Image courtesy: Christie's India)

Profile: Sonal Singh's nuanced tryst with art, and its business with Christie's India

For Christies India Managing Director and art specialist Sonal Singh, collecting artefacts began at the age of four with a coin album and a stamp book. 

Published on 21st July 2019
Manny Pacquiao lands a punch against Keith Thurman (AP Photo/John Locher)

Manny's still got it at 40! Filipino senator Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

From his first-round knockdown punches to his tenacious 12th-round finish, Manny Pacquiao gave yet another one-sided thrashing to Father Time.

Published on 21st July 2019
40 years of the Walkman

40 years of Walkman: Japanese celebs recall their memories on cassettes

A retrospective exhibition in Tokyo's Ginza Sony Park goes over the history of Sony's cassette player that changed the way people listened to music, decades before digital music.

Published on 19th July 2019

'Many actors feel that you don’t arrive until you do cinema, I never felt that': Shernaz Patel on completing 35 years in Theatre

Shernaz Patel on completing 35 years in the industry, lending voice to The Lion King, and the lack of support for theatre from stalwarts like Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan, both of whom started from the st

Published on 20th July 2019
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Watch: Definitive guide to all the trailers from Comic-Con 2019

As Comic-Con turns 50, this year will see new trailers and clips as from extension of old franchises and brand new titles

Published on 19th July 2019

Electronic rock outfit FuzzCulture is back with a new EP, Escape Where You're Wanted

FuzzCulture’s new EP, Escape To Where You’re Wanted has a genre-bending soundscape, and features the artiste at his eclectic best  

Published on 19th July 2019

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