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An architect's dreams

Published on 25-Mar-2017
Associated with designing umpteen cost-efficient, sustainable buildings, the British-born Indian architect Laurie Baker continues to inspire legions of architects. Image: Neerada Suresh residence

Vineet Radhakrishnan, Laurie Baker's grandson, has directed Uncommon Sense: The Life and Architecture of Laurie Baker...

Under the charm of a folk dancer

Published on 25-Mar-2017
At her zenith: Kalbeliya exponent Gulabo. Photos by Jainish Vig

Gulabo, the 45-year-old exponent of Rajasthan's celebrated dance form Kalbeliya, received the Padma Shri in 2016...

Of lost weaves

Published on 25-Mar-2017
Prized: 'Khes' fabric

While initially the 'khes' fabric provided many weavers economic independence, today it is surviving on the work...

All the world is a stage...

Published on 25-Mar-2017
Rooted actor: Shernaz Patel

In a year, 340 days are dedicated to theatre. The remaining 25, says Shernaz Patel, are packed with feature films..

The sound of music

Published on 25-Mar-2017
In tune: (From left) Zampona, cajon, bombo & charango.

The South American country of Peru is a music lover's paradise. While Peruvian music is an interesting fusion of Andean...

Bound by tradition

Published on 18-Mar-2017
ROOTEDNESS Works by artist Abdulrahim Appabhai Almelkar

Inspired by the primitive world of tribals and adivasis, Almelkar evolved a characteristically Indian...

Come on, let's dance

Published on 18-Mar-2017
DANCE DIVA Preeti Sunderajan

A complicated arabesque or a perfect pirouette can be mastered with practice, but the "art of movement should be...

Song, dance & history

Published on 11-Mar-2017
Sunil Shanbag.

William Shakespeare, who regaled Elizabethan audiences more than 400 years ago, is now entertaining Indian theatre-goers...

Into the land of Nagas

Published on 11-Mar-2017
Drying chillies above the hearth in Phusachodu village. Photo by author

For us 'mainland Indians', as the Nagalanders term us, the state of Nagaland is obviously 'the land of the Nagas'...

He's a cryptic storyteller

Published on 11-Mar-2017
in the beat Rapper Future

Around this time last year, when Kanye West was griping about the Grammys, he took to Twitter and asked, incredulously...

Photo Gallery
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

A huge fish that was found in the sea near Vijaydurg in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra on Monday....

A huge fish that was found in the sea near Vijaydurg in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra on Monday....

Jaime Yarza (3rdL), Head of Tournament FIFA and Javier Ceppi (R),Tournament Director, LOCFIFA....

Jaime Yarza (3rdL), Head of Tournament FIFA and Javier Ceppi (R),Tournament Director, LOCFIFA....

Indian players during the tea break at the 3rd day of last test match against Australia at HPCA...

Indian players during the tea break at the 3rd day of last test match against Australia at HPCA...

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations poses with the newly launched New Terrano...

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations poses with the newly launched New Terrano...

An ASHA worker holding the newborn baby girl, who was found buried-alive in a manure heap...

An ASHA worker holding the newborn baby girl, who was found buried-alive in a manure heap...

Preparations underway for the “Namami Brahmaputra” festival in Guwahati on Monday....

Preparations underway for the “Namami Brahmaputra” festival in Guwahati on Monday....

Tourists enjoying photography at Badamwari (Almond Alcove) in Srinagar on Monday. The almond trees..

Tourists enjoying photography at Badamwari (Almond Alcove) in Srinagar on Monday. The almond trees..

Nepalese army soldiers demonstrate their horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival...

Nepalese army soldiers demonstrate their horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival...

A group of devotees arrive to participate in the annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer...

A group of devotees arrive to participate in the annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer...

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