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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 ...
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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...

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Culture  /  Published 09.05.20

A brave new world

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By Anannya Sarkar in

People  /  Published 16.09.19

Prodigies: Top of their games at a tender age

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff was the show stealer at Wimbledon 2019 even before she did a David (read slay Venus Williams). With many hailing her as the next big thing in world tennis, she joins the the rank...
By Kanjyik Ghosh in

People  /  Published 31.10.18

Calcutta boy lifts The Great British Bake Off trophy

Calcutta boy Rahul Mandal snatched victory from what appeared at one stage to be certain defeat when he beat fellow finalists Ruby Bhogal and Kim-Joy Hewlett to win the final of The Great British Bake...
By Amit Roy in London

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

The Gully Boys of Khiderpore rise

Huzaifa has an air of confidence and a quiet pride. He has released 10 raps in 17 months. The issues are pedestrian but ones that every person in the neighbourhood can connect with — waterlogging an...
By Manasi Shah in

Sports  /  Published 08.09.19

Bianca Andreescu defeats Serena in US Open

Maybe someday, in the distant future, Serena Williams will look back and be proud of herself for making it to the final at four of the first seven Grand Slam tournaments she played in after having a b...
By AP in New York

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

The boats that are becoming extinct

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By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Arts  /  Published 13.12.18

Sunita Rao on stage but not for Paree hoon main

Suneeta Rao — the pop diva of the ’90s who gave us an evergreen hit in Paree hoon main — is in Calcutta with her play Ga Re Maa. We caught up with her on acting, singing and music then and now....
By Priyanka Roy in

People  /  Published 24.11.18

The basti that has given golf 200 caddies

Madar Tala Colony in south Calcutta’s Tollygunge area is not very far from the two biggest golf clubs of the city — Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) and Tollygunge Club. Within it is a basti or slu...
By Manasi Shah in

People  /  Published 09.06.20

Meet The new LSG President — Diya Jaiswal

You are taking over at a difficult time... what are some of your immediate plans?These are very difficult and unprecedented times and there is no roadmap for a clear path. As a practising life coach, ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

People  /  Published 08.06.20

Vikas Khanna on his quest to #FeedIndia

I gave up on April 11 — we had promised people that ration was on its way but due to many variables involved, we could not keep that promise… I called Ma to inform her about this… she said that ...
By Anannya Sarkar in


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