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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.
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The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
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Anand marte nahin...
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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.
Smart Food
Adding apps to the delivery pot

Adding apps to the delivery pot

Sandhya Soman | June 29, 2013
Online food start-ups get more tech-savvy to cater to smartphone-loving Indians.
Medical tourism
Offshore operations

Offshore operations

June 29, 2013
Here's a look at the Top destinations for medical tourism.
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.

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