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Dance of change: At a time when there’s huge demand for Western dance, Indian classical forms still going strong

India has always had a rich tradition of classical dance, or shastriya nritya (written and compiled under Natya Shastra, the foundational text for Indian classical dance forms).

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Green foundation: Architects now prefer to use ecological materials for longevity of buildings

Architects across the country are engaging more and more with ecological, or biological, architecture, preferring to use resources and materials closest at hand. Easy on the environment and sustainable, such buildings are not

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Korean connection: Indian film Industry now turns attention towards east

The Indian film industry, which has always had a penchant for ‘borrowing’ ideas from the west, has now turned its gaze towards the east

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro: This phone’s got the wow factor

The Mate 20 Pro is powered by a massive 4200 mAh battery.

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Globalism over nationalism, stresses Yuval Noah Harari

At Penguin Random House India's recent The Penguin Annual Lecture in Mumbai, acclaimed historian-professor and author Yuval Noah Harari spoke on ‘The New Challenges of the 21st Century’ to a packed audience of over 1,0000

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Book review: ‘The Fifth Risk’ by Michael Lewis

Lewis’ book makes it clear that even after winning, not only did Trump and his associates have no idea how to run the administration, they didn’t even want to learn.

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The grand destination: What makes Goa everyone’s favourite

With an extensive coastline, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches in the country, diverse culture, heritage and food to explore.

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Winter delicacies in Delhi, Lucknow: From kebabs to shahi tukra; check irresistible food items

Winter may not have a bite any more in most parts of the country, but that does not mean one cannot enjoy the delicacies associated with the season.

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Indian cuisine wins a Michelin star in Bangkok

Following in the footsteps of her mentor Gaggan in making Indian-inspired cuisine famous in Thailand, Mumbai-born Garima Arora has managed to win a Michelin star for her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, announced earlier this week.

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Big news for Game of Thrones lovers! Night King will come to Delhi for Comic Con

The Night King is all set to make an appearance at the Delhi Comic Con next month.

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No more an oxymoron: A healthy Risotto for diet conscious masses

Butter, cheese and starchy rice—a recipe containing all these sinful ingredients could be anathema even for a gourmand today, leave alone the diet-conscious masses.

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Jaipur Literature Festival unveils first set of 30 speakers for 2019

The annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival announced the first list of 30 speakers out of over 250 speakers expected to attend its 12th edition in 2019.

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The cultural playlist: From Pushkar Mela to Jaipur Literary Festival – events not to be missed this season

Kerala, which is slowly bouncing back after the devastating floods, will host the 2018 Kochi-Muziris Biennale this year as scheduled.

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Giving back to society: The joy of giving is now being celebrated as a week-long festival

In the years since Daan Utsav has started, it has encouraged and motivated millions of people to give back to society. In 2017, several people from all walks of life participated in more than 10,000 events across 1,000 citie.

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Cybershikshaa: Microsoft, DSCI’s 3-year programme to educate women on cybersecurity

With an intent to bolster the cybersecurity ecosystem in the country, Microsoft India and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) have launched a new programme called CyberShikshaa.

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LED cinema screens: Know about the latest technology that’s a threat to projectors

The days of watching a film in complete darkness in a cinema hall might be over.

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A multimedia spectacle involving the popular character is a visual delight

Witches, mermaids, pixies, fairies, dragons, gnomes, a giant and the famous mouse reporter, Geronimo Stilton. If all these characters are not enough to capture children's attention, throw in some vivid animation, 3D effects,

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Sleep well in the sky: Airlines now offer not only flat beds, but also luxury bedding

Sleep is the first thing that is affected in long-distance travel.

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Banaras redefined: A collection of poems, first trilogy on religious cities in India

Banaras and the Other, a collection of poems, the first of a trilogy on religious cities in India, by Ashwani Kumar, senior fellow of ICSSR at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, was launched in the national capita

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Now, an online repository of edible plant species

A first-of-its-kind digital library details scientific information of around 200 plants of Western Ghats.

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a leading thinktank, recently launched a first-of-its-kind digital library, which details scientific information of approximately 200 edible plant species of the Western Ghats, home to many native tribal people. News

Tales for World Book Day

On the ocassion of World Book and Copyright Day on Monday, Puffin India has partnered with Flipkart and UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office for the release of a new edition of The Puffin Book of Folktales.

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Shabri farms in Sawai Madhopur: An organic oasis in Rajasthan

Motivational quotes written on benches greet you as soon as you enter Shabri Farms in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. They talk of hope in the midst of darkness and despair.

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar demands law for women reservation, says it is needed for women empowerment

While speaking at the inaugural session of the 6th conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, India Region, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar called for a law which will ensure a reservation for women.

Nitish Kumar said that until such a law is passed in the Parliament, a solid step towards women empowerment cannot be taken. (Image: PTI) News

Book Review: PM Narendra Modi turns author, here is what his book ‘Exam Warriors’ advice students

If, for a moment, one keeps aside the position of the author, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his book Exam Warriors, which deals with examination phobia.

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Know the chef behind one of world’s top masterclasses cooks in India

Attilio Di Fabrizio, executive chef of Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence, is in the national capital, cooking at San Gimignano at The Imperial.

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Express IT Awards: keep innovating

An 85-year-old cardiologist working on advanced areas, like tissue engineering and genomics could be a potential gamechanger for the healthcare industry. The driving force behind all these innovations are technology professio

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