The Telegraph
| Sunday, April 12, 2015 |

Graphiti

THE MANY FACES OF NIKHIL CHOPRA

For India’s leading performance artist it’s all about creating eye-catching scenarios and characters, says TANYA MOITRA

It was an eye-catching performance on the streets and desert of Sharjah in the UAE. Wandering about in all corners of the city was a futuristic-looking cyborg, looking self-assured and gazing about with a look of awe and discovery in his eyes. Of... | Read»


Material magic

Couturiers are playing with textures to lend an innovative spin to fabrics, says Susmita Saha

Textured fabrics are the order of the day. Would you like to slip into a white ivory cotton kurta with silk and nylon patchwork along with kantha embroidery? Or how about a black silk choli decorated with sequins made from X-ray films? At the... | Read»


Fishy feasts

Seafood in varied forms lends a different taste to these biryanis making each one unique, says Rahul Verma

The other day, a friend was complaining bitterly about biryanis. She was tired of eating mutton or chicken biryani because, she argued, they tasted just the same. But that, I later thought, is not the fault of the biryani — it’s just... | Read»


Wave therapy

Staying close to the sea in Kerala was first a scary and then a soothing experience, says Anupma Mishra

It was a terrifying sound for someone who has lived a few thousand kilometres from the sea all her life. “It’s going to knock my door down!” I thought as the waves constantly pounded and thrashed against the shore.Unable to... | Read»


Budget battle

It’s a face off between Moto E 2nd Gen and the Redmi 2 and Tushar Kanwar gives you his take

2014 saw the first generation Moto E square up against the Redmi 1S in a battle for the budget buyer’s wallet, and now, it’s time for Round 2 with the Moto E 2nd Gen and the Redmi 2! If you’re in the market for an entry-level... | Read»


Winning moves

Anita Ratnam loves every moment on stage and has redefined dance in more ways than one

Turning points came very early in my life — the first one probably the day that I was born. My extended family was hoping for a baby boy but a girl was born instead. Though my father was extremely happy to have a baby girl, it was a huge... | Read»