The Telegraph
| Sunday, March 22, 2015 |



Indians are on the move, taking weekend breaks like never before to newer and more exotic destinations, says AARTI DUA

Rahul Agarwal loves to play Texas holdem poker. And he’s equally passionate about taking off on long weekends. So every time he gets the chance, Agarwal, who owns an insurance firm in Calcutta, heads off to his favourite destination, Macau,... | Read»

Skin-deep solutions

The country’s top celebrity skin specialists are switching from the scalpel to the pen, says Sushmita Biswas

Amitabh Bachchan holds her in high-regard. Several Bollywood A-Listers including Ranbir Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez flock to her clinic in Mumbai with nagging skin ailments. And now the petite aesthetic dermatologist — she performs... | Read»

Small is beautiful

New and lighter soups in smaller helpings are the order of the day, says Rahul Verma

I don’t know about you, but I have mixed emotions when it comes to soups. I like them — and in particular enjoy a bowl of hot and sour soup with all kinds of meats on a winter’s night. But the problem I face is that once... | Read»

A German Odyssey

It’s a midwinter journey through history in the German cities of Hamburg, Bremen and Lübeck for Arundhati Basu

It felt almost as if I was on a film set playing a very chilly heroine, picking her way along the cobblestones of an alley flanked by medieval, half-timbered houses, as haunting jazz strains wafted in the winter evening air. I was in the northern... | Read»

In the spotlight

A built-in projector and subwoofer make Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet 2 Pro stand out in the crowd, says Tushar Kanwar

You really have to hand it to Lenovo. In a sea of indistinguishable ho-hum tablets, Lenovo’s Yoga tablets stand alone. No, they aren’t the lightest or the thinnest slates around, but their design — the cylindrical spine that... | Read»

Wide-angle dreams

Subhash Ghai always wanted to be a filmmaker but his ambitions didn’t stop with that

As a youngster I was hugely inspired by the movies and aspired to be a filmmaker. The first major turning point in my life came when I got admission to the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. | Read»