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Leaving tiger watching to raise rice Ecologist Debal Deb, who did his post-doctoral research from IISc in…
The crorepati writer He's the man who gives Big B his lines. RD Tailang, the writer of KBC.
Chennai-Toronto express Review Raja is a Canadian enthusiast whose quirky video reviews of Tamil…
Don't parrot, perform Maestro Buddhadev Dasgupta will hold a masterclass on ragas.
A man's man Shivananda Khan spent his life speaking up for men who have sex with men.
Bhowmick and the first family of Indian football At first glance, it would be the craziest set-up in professional football.
From Times Blogs
The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
Chidanand Rajghatta
How I love the word ‘dobaara’...
Can ‘bindaas’ or ‘jhakaas’ survive transliteration?
Shobhaa De
Anand marte nahin...
India's first superstar died almost a lonely life.
Robin Roy
Deconstructing chicken tikka

Taking the tikka apart

Antoine Lewis
Taking the tikka apart
From deconstructing the chicken tikka masala to creating samosa-inspired potato mousse, Bangkok's top chef Gaggan Anand has made Indian food modern and molecular.
World of whiskymaking

Intoxicating highlands

Ruhi Batra
Tain, the home of the Glenmorangie distillery, offers some fascinating insights into the world of whiskymaking.

Best foot forward

Creative soles

Creative soles Indian shoe designers are stepping out, having found their feet in a largely, export-driven leather market.
Wine & Dine

Pasta perfect

Raul Dias
Italian restaurants are celebrating regional, artisanal pastas giving the pedestrian penne and macaroni a miss.
Dressing children up

Style baby

Children's clothing has become a focus for many international brands.
Taramasalata for your tastebuds

Fish that lays the golden eggs

Arundhati Ray
Most people are put off by the roe's strong fishiness. But this rainy season delicacy can be transformed into a delicate, creamy cloud.

The Royal Roosters

Easy Rider

Easy Rider

Randeep Hooda, who owns a polo team, talks about rediscovering horse-riding.

Visiting Chandernagore

Town of the crescent moon

Town of the crescent moon

Chandernagore, an erstwhile French enclave is renowned for its revolutionaries.

Global

Memory highway

Memory highway

In the past, cars from different countries had distinct characteristics.
Mera Wala Menu
Can we add to the menu please?

Can we add to the menu please?

Joeanna Rebello Fernandes | June 29, 2013
Restaurants are asking patrons to suggest ideas for their menus, even naming the new dishes after them.
Half croissant, Half doughnut
Cronut, here we come

Cronut, here we come

June 29, 2013
TOI-Crest gets four chefs to come up with some sweet and spicy food hybrids.
Mobiles, diseases and rural India
Health on call

Health on call

Shobita Dhar | June 29, 2013
Mobile phones are being used to identify diseases like TB in rural India.
Rooh Afza, in the times of cola
Still a cool drink?

Still a cool drink?

Archana Khare Ghose | June 29, 2013
Sales figures continue to paint a rosy picture for Rooh Afza.
Quality control
Global drug patrol

Global drug patrol

Rema Nagarajan | June 29, 2013
The generic drug market observes no borders so quality control becomes a worldwide effort.

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