The Telegraph
| Sunday, October 30, 2016 |


The big fight

WWE champion, The Great Khali, is back in action both in the ring and out of it, says Anupma Mishra

It looked like a city that was readying for a gigantic fight to the finish. But the Fourth Battle of Panipat was about to be fought by one gigantic hulk of a man who could have singlehandedly taken on an entire army — or two. | Read»

Diwali hideaways

Pet hotels across the country are offering care, comfort and healing for their furry clients to help them get through noisy Diwali nights, says Sarbani Sen

Prada, a bright bow clipped between her ears, is all set to party. The two-and-a-half years old Shih Tzu will be joined by brother-sister duo, Koofy and Kini, Maltese breeds and others at the Kashika’s Pampered Paws, a pet hotel in Bosepukur... | Read»

Divine moments

This festive season, the makers of luxury goods from across the world are invoking Indian gods for their blessings. The popular ones are, of course, Ganesha, the remover of obstacles, and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. So, Swarovski, Lalique... | Read»

Sweet exchange

These fusion desserts with a difference are sure to add extra sparkle to your Diwali celebrations, says Rahul Verma

Old man Kipling got it wrong. That the East and the West can meet very happily became apparent to me some months ago when I went to Manish Mehrotra’s iconic restaurant, Indian Accent, at The Manor in Delhi. And while every dish was... | Read»

A Kyrgyz adventure

Wild horses and Bactrian camels were all part of a spectacular and exciting motorcycle journey through unspoilt Kyrgyzstan, says Rishad Saam Mehta

I was riding a motorcycle on a dirt road in the Tian Shan Mountains. The visor was like the cinema screen through which I was viewing the splendid scenery that made me continuously gasp in awe. A landscape splashed with orange, gold and red that... | Read»

Modular marvel

The Moto Z, Moto Z Play and the companion Moto Mods give Motorola's latest offerings a USP that's all their own, says Tushar Kanwar

It’s brutal out there for smartphone brands. Innovate or perish, reinvent the way we use our phones or risk being  yesterday’s news. In this landscape, the Moto Z duo — the Z and the Z Play — are a brave new experiment... | Read»

A political canvas

Artist Praneet Soi translates his interest in the world and politics into thought-provoking art exhibitions

An important turning point in my life came when I joined the Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda, in 1990 for a Bachelor’s degree in painting. It was an important moment for me as it was to shape my career in the coming years. But... | Read»