Piece by piece

A visit to Nathu La in Sikkim three years ago did it. Poet-artist Sufia Khatoon says she was captivated by the...

Zen positive (and the art of staying)

Haemin Sunim, the monk who went online, lives with the singular motto of helping people around the world with ...

A modern farm life

From a two-floor house to a 4,000sq ft home and a property spread over three acres, in Chandigarh. That’...

Sanjeev Kapoor on ‘Verbalisation of Visualisation’

A star chef and an entrepreneur with a vast business empire, Sanjeev Kapoor is in no mood to stop growing and ...

This shed of sheds

Who is to say what made Suresh Shah fall in love with central Calcutta’s Jogodyan Lane one day in 1965? ...

No full stops

“Amma then spent decades on the fringe, a renegade lobbing hand grenades at the establishment that exclu...

Books  /  Published 16.01.19

Many shudder but I don't care: Reshma Qureshi

She is a vlogger, has walked the ramp and is an youth icon. She is also an acid attack survivor. Reshma Qureshi talks of the attack that changed her life, her journey from depression and her book, Bei...
By Chandreyee Ghose in

Entertainment  /  Published 25.02.20

By George, a walk to sing his songs

To mark George Harrison’s 77th birth anniversary, the Liverpool City Council has announced plans to build a 12-acre George Harrison Woodland Walk as a tribute to the lead guitarist of 'The Fab 4', r...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

People  /  Published 25.04.19

Meet Jyoti Jain, the new FICCI FLO chairperson

Tell us how your association with FLO began...My association started about seven years ago. I am a Delhi girl and FICCI is a very prominent organisation there. So I have always been hearing about it a...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Culture  /  Published 23.02.20

Sudeep Nagarkar: Balancing fiction and reality

A teenager walks up to Sudeep Nagarkar with a big smile and a pile of his books stacked in her arms all the way up to her head, almost obstructing her view. Her smile deepens as her favourite author s...
By Hia Datta in

People  /  Published 20.04.19

The wild eye

A two-hour special docu-drama, First Man, premiered on Discovery Channel sometime back. It took viewers on a 25-million-year journey back in time to explore the roots of the man. Directed by Frederic ...
By Ushnota Paul in

Sports  /  Published 18.02.20

A Guardiola admirer debates

The clock was about to enter the 93rd and final minute at the St. Mary’s Stadium when Gabriel Jesus plucked out a sublime Kevin De Bruyne pass from mid-air and delicately dinked it over Alex McCarth...
By Priyam Marik in

People  /  Published 06.04.19

A young woman training to be a church minister

The book Three Men in a Boat makes for a good laugh, but three men on a single motorbike is quite another story. Adhish Halder, a friend and myself motorbike all the way from Ranaghat station to ...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

The invisible women in science

One evening during my MSc nuclear physics practicals, a frail, slightly stooped lady with round gold-rimmed glasses and dressed in a spotlessly white attire enquired of me as to what I was doing. She ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay in

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Kashmir mother battles trauma

Fehmeeda Akhtar, 27, mother of seven-year-old Aamir, is afraid to step out alone — “and even to be alone at home”, husband Feroz Ahmad says.“She is restless, sometimes hysterical, and often wa...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Books  /  Published 01.11.18

Former CNBC television anchor forays into writing

Dark Circles by Udayan Mukherjee raises questions about the very idea of “family” as we know it. The story starts with a letter from a mother to her grown-up son delivered after her death, a lette...
By Samhita Chakraborty in


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