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  • Small is beautiful

    D Ravindran invites Catherine Gilon into the exclusive and beautiful world of bonsai   Stepping into the C P Ramasamy….

  • Nature meets culture

    Palakkad, the scenic gateway of Kerala, is also a repository of tradition and heritage   As our train crossed the….


    Head for the hills

    A monsoon trek is an apt antidote to urban chaos. Here are some trails around Mumbai for the adventurous silver….

  • The flight of Bulbul

    When she is not handling the pen or paintbrush, Bulbul Sharma is happy bird watching, a hobby so intrinsic to….

  • Smokin’ hot

    With full-bodied flavours and wild ingredients, the sizzling Coorgi fare is sure to jolt your taste buds   Secrets are….

  • The courtesan chronicles

    Reading Ruth Vanita’s latest title Dancing With The Nation: Courtesans in Bombay Cinema inadvertently brings to mind Mahasweta Devi’s quote:….