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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.
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The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
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TOURISM
A day in Durban

A day in Durban

Shalini Umachandran | June 15, 2013
Durban, the third largest city in South Africa, has a population of 4.5 million warm, laid-back people and the busiest container port on the…
QUICK BUCK
Rhino on the run

Rhino on the run

Shalini Umachandran | May 18, 2013
Conservation efforts succeeded in increasing the rhino population in South Africa from 100 in the 1960s to 18, 000 a few years ago.
MINIMALIST DESIGN
Back to black

Back to black

Shalini Umachandran | March 16, 2013
Bond girl turned designer, Anouska Hempel, talks about her love for design.
Poetic Prose
A poet for all seasons - and reasons

A poet for all seasons - and reasons

Shalini Umachandran | January 26, 2013
Acclaimed Scottish poet John Burnside, who is participating in the Jaipur Literature Festival, talks about wind turbines, sonnets, Chuck Jones and…
Backpacker or a textile explorer
Textile adventure

Textile adventure

Shalini Umachandran | November 3, 2012
Ritika Mittal's saris are a smorgasbord of influences.
Online selling with a personal touch
Online yarns

Online yarns

Shalini Umachandran | November 3, 2012
Susha Suresh gives the term jack-of-all-trades new meaning.
Gender Bender
Gopis, groupies, same difference

Gopis, groupies, same difference

Shalini Umachandran | November 26, 2011
Germaine Greer enthralls the audience in Kerala with her comments on Shakespeare, Shah Rukh.
Hay Festival
Fiction is fun

Fiction is fun

Shalini Umachandran | November 26, 2011
Anna Funder was in India for the Hay Festival. She spoke about her novel.
Second Life
Joined at the hip

Joined at the hip

Shalini Umachandran | October 22, 2011
Times may change, seasons and fashions come and go, but some things stand the test of time.
Tables Turn
Psst. . .  the canteen's on a diet

Psst. . . the canteen's on a diet

Shalini Umachandran | September 24, 2011
Corporate bosses have realised what Napolean had once said - an army marches on its stomach.
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