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How this Taipei City nightclub is breaking barriers, one party at a time

The needs of people with disabilities are often overlooked and the pandemic has only made this worse. But now, small steps are being taken to rectify the situation

JK Rowling’s political fairytale: Monster Ickabog from land of Cornucopia

JK Rowling’s latest is a book for the very young, complete with illustrations from young artists

A diet healthy for planet: Don’t only think green, it’s time to eat green!

How the food we eat is causing climate change and what can be done to reduce the carbon footprint of our food

Over 100 experts from both developed and developing economies had worked on the report, and hence the macro-aspect of all economies were taken into consideration.

S Hareesh’s Moustache wins JCB Prize for Literature’ 20

Hareesh’s debut novel, which is a contemporary classic mixing magic, myth and metaphor into a tale of far-reaching resonance, was the unanimous choice of the jury.

The lux feel: If you are in a mood to indulge, we have just what you need to pamper your loved ones

If you are in a mood to indulge, we have just what you need to pamper your loved ones

This Manero Flyback from Carl F Bucherer is for that special someone

A voice for feminism: The Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence faceoff and crusade for women’s rights

The US vice-presidential candidate debate between Kamala Harris & Mike Pence shone the spotlight on the challenges women face in the workplace

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris during the debate (AP photo)

A jungle trail: Delhi gets a feel and flavour of the forest in relaunched 24-hour restaurant Machan

The national capital gets a feel and flavour of the forest in the relaunched 24-hour restaurant Machan

The interiors are done largely in cane with two canopies resembling trees; and Machan Breakfast Trail

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes: The prequel to The Hunger Games connects many dots for die-hard fans of the trilogy

The prequel to The Hunger Games connects many dots for die-hard fans of the trilogy

The book delves into the mind of a young President Snow

Words Are Bridges: This new initiative explores the brilliance of Indian literature in local languages

The sessions will be telecast simultaneously on all official social media handles of Jaipur Literature Festival, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

The first series of eight conversations will showcase eminent writers and noteworthy translators across languages such as Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Punjabi and Kannada.

Book Review: Stephenie Meyer’s Midnight Sun

Stephenie Meyer’s forthcoming Midnight Sun will be the long-anticipated retelling of Twilight from Edward Cullen’s point of view.

Power play: Role gender plays in society, especially politics

With rumours that Kim Yo-jong might take over the leadership of North Korea after Kim Jong-un, we take a look at the role gender plays in society, especially politics.

On May 2, however, he made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertiliser factory near Pyongyang, the state media said. (File image)

COVID-19 relief: Virtual international concert to pay tribute to healthcare workers

The concert will spotlight the brave stories of healthcare workers working tirelessly on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak, through the special live event.

Full information about the concert can be found on www.globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.

CII mobilises industry action towards COVID-19 relief

The relief and rehabilitation interventions include distribution of personal protective equipment, hygiene kits, ration kits and other daily essentials.

Towards this, CII is working in 18 states across the country.

Now, attend a literary festival while in quarantine at home

A part of its #readinstead campaign, the month-long festival is called #Readinstead Online Literature Festival and has been organised in association with news website Scroll.

Curbing climate change: Coronavirus lockdowns can reduce a country’s pollution levels

The outbreak in China has affected every sector of tech manufacturing, leading analysts to reduce production estimates for everything from TVs and smartphones to laptops and videogame consoles.

PMI figures are a key indicator of a county's economic health and can move financial markets.

Bring home the music: Cozy intimate spaces are the new hot venues for musical gigs

From your living room or backyard to a bookshop or art gallery, cozy intimate spaces are the new hot venues for musical gigs. A deep connect with music, zero distractions, a chance to bond with the musician are just some of t

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A running start: Not just for fitness but also to face life’s challenge

An increasing number of people in the country today are taking up running not just for fitness but also to face life’s challenges.

Siddharth Bhamre , Sangeeta Saikia, Preeti Sharma, Karandeep Singh, Mohit Mukherjee

That’s the spirit: Latest rage in beer market in India is its zero-alcohol variant

The zero-alcohol beer is being tipped as the next big thing in the global market as an increasing number of people are choosing to abandon mainstream lagers in favour of healthier alternatives.

A 330-ml can of Budweiser 0.0 is priced at Rs 80, while that of Heineken 0.0 is available for Rs 70.

Book Review- Black Warrant: Confessions of a Tihar Jailer; Confessions, crimes, worst-kept secrets

A former Tihar jailer writes a no-holds-barred account of the goings-on inside jail

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Senior citizens give love another shot

Letting go of social inhibitions, many senior citizens in the country are embracing love again. Helping them are dedicated matrimonial services and portals which are bringing these lonely hearts together

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Green keys: Responsible, eco-friendly tourism in times of inhospitality

Responsible and ecofriendly tourism is the way forward, and remaining true to biodiversity and bringing local communities into the fold is part of it

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Rejuvenation in store: Luxury beauty brand Kama Ayurveda raises the bar

Luxury beauty brand Kama Ayurveda raises the bar with the launch of an experience store that provides hair and skincare treatments.

How a glass-blowing tradition can get elevated from mere bangles into works of art

A similar message emanates from Antic, an installation in glass beads and metal by Manoj Pilli, Vineeta Oswal and Ishtiyak Ali.

It’s time to celebrate food — Here’s what you can try this winter

Winter is a season of celebrating food, and culinary experiences that hinge on the bountiful produce of these months are nothing short of rollicking adventures .

Should you flygskam? An anti-flying movement to reduce carbon emissions gathering momentum

As public awareness of climate change has grown, an increasing number of people are openly talking about flygskam or ‘flight shame’, and ‘flying in secret’.

In Sweden, people are swapping planes for trains as a sense of shame spreads among those concerned about climate change.

This year’s edition of Kathakaar was all about diversity of stories

Above: Qissebazi Harayanvi folktales recited by Rashmi Mann & Ruchita Tahiliani; (left) Vergine Gulbenkian presents European folktales

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Befitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary

Khadi is at the centre of the exhibition, curated by Lavina Baldota of the Adheraj Baldota Foundation who conceived the idea during her chance encounter with famed textile artist Gaurang Shah.

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