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The Telegraph
| Sunday, August 2, 2015 |
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Smartphone apps like Periscope and Meerkat are creating a revolution by giving people the power to broadcast video live from anywhere in the world, says Aarti Dua

When stand-up comic Tanmay Bhat came up with a rollicking new sketch for his comic collective All India Bakchod (AIB) recently, he quickly picked up his mobile phone and started performing it live. All he did was open Periscope, a live video... | Read»

A new act

Fashionista Pernia Qureshi is switching costumes and making her movie debut as a 19th-century courtesan, says Sarbani Sen

Pernia Qureshi walks into her tony Defence Colony office in Delhi dressed in Nike workout tights and a spaghetti top. It’s hard to tell that a few hours ago Qureshi, 26, was at a promotional event for her upcoming Bollywood film, Jaanisaar,... | Read»

A cooler twist

Mochi, a traditional Japanese dessert, is getting a colourful makeover with ice cream fillings in exciting flavours, says Rahul Verma

Restaurateur and chef Varun Tuli is quite active on the social media. It was there — on his Facebook page — that I suddenly stumbled upon a few beautiful images of something called mochi ice cream.  | Read»

An island sojourn

Male, the capital of the Maldives is a vibrant and colourful city where you’re never far from the ocean, says Susmita Saha

It was 6.45pm and the sky was an ominous shade of grey. The speedboat I was stepping into was bobbing vigorously in the rough surf of the Indian Ocean. Life jackets were being handed out to passengers even as the light drizzle outside turned into... | Read»

Chic and sporty

Give your gym-wear a chic twist with stylish and high-performance sportswear sets, says Radhika Sen

One of the best ways to feel enthusiastic about hitting the gym is to slip into chic workout wear that will flatter your curves and reveal that sexy midriff that you have been working on so tirelessly.  | Read»

Turning up the volume

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 ticks all the right boxes with its stylish 
design and great sound quality, says Tushar Kanwar

Think of Bang & Olufsen, and minimalist, stylish and completely unaffordable high-end audio products come to mind, right? So when the Danish firm decided to design the BeoPlay A2, a portable Bluetooth speaker that’s almost... | Read»

Starting out young

Preetika Rao was 14 when she starred with Amitabh Bachchan in an ad film and she hasn't looked back after that

I did not choose acting as a profession, rather the profession chose me. I landed my first modelling assignment when I was just 14 in an unexpected way. One day, out of the blue, I got a call from a model coordinator who wanted me to... | Read»