The Telegraph
| Sunday, October 25, 2015 |


An American dream

Priyanka Chopra’s an all-American heroine on the run in blockbuster US TV series Quantico, says Sushmita Biswas

When Priyanka Chopra first began shooting for her role as FBI agent Alex Parrish who’s suspected of being a terrorist in US  television network ABC’s new show Quantico, she had to change gears from her... | Read»

Spinel gets a new spin

Spinels have been underestimated and very often mistaken for rubies, but now they're coming into their own, says Susmita Saha

It was the talk of the jewellery industry around the world. The record-breaking star of the recent Bonhams Fine Jewellery sale in London was an iconic piece called the Hope Spinel. The auctioneers had estimated that the Hope Spinel would be... | Read»

Staying shipshape

Indoor rowing offers both cardio and strength training benefits and is a highly effective workout routine, says Anupma Mishra

Put more power behind those strokes and maintain speed,” Kamal Chhi-kara, fitness trainer and owner of Delhi-based gym, Reebok CrossFit Robust, calls out. He’s addressing a group of fitness enthusiasts who are training... | Read»

Tradition with a twist

Kochuris with the most unconventional fillings are hot favourites as Bijoya approaches, says Rahul Verma

What is that you’d like to serve or eat during the Bijoya foodfest, I asked a few friends from Calcutta the other day. “Kochuris,” they all replied. | Read»

A Greek getaway

Mediterranean islands, sparkling seas and rich historical traditions and monuments make Greece a great holiday destination, despite its economic woes, says Jonaki Ray

You’re going where? Now?” My friends and family were shocked when I told them we were planning a visit to Greece amidst political upheaval over the debt-laden economy and wanted us to cancel. But with dire warnings ringing in our ears... | Read»

A smarter Android

The Android 6 Marshmallow is a big leap forward and well worth trying, says Tushar Kanwar

Ah, the sweet smell of new software, and nothing gets sweeter than when Google rolls out a brand new tastily-named version of Android. And so, Android 6.0 ‘Marshmallow’ is here, and I’ve had a chance to try it out on... | Read»

Highs and lows

Singer Tochi Raina remained undeterred by life’s ups and downs and carved out a niche for himself in Bollywood

I never intended to be a Bollywood singer. For, my musical journey began as a tabla player when I started learning to play from my guru, Ustad Bundu Khan Sahab in Delhi. | Read»