Indrani Bose

Articles By Indrani Bose

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How smart is smart learning?

Edutech is here to stay, but questions linger on its impact and use. Has it empowered students, or made them slaves of the screen?

A connected classroom, with access to the internet, a projector and sound system, have swept the education landscape, especially in urban areas, making learning more engaging and entertaining News

People just need a dating app to fulfill their fantasies

Move over matrimonial websites, the new-age Indian is experimenting much beyond life-long commitment. From platforms offering extra-marital affairs to kinky encounters, today people just need to download a dating app to fulfi

FetLife, a social media platform that caters to people who have an interest in BDSM, fetishism and kink, encourages open dialogues about kinks and fetishes amongst its users. It basically gives you a chance to discuss your inhibitions and taboos (Illustration: Rohnit phore) News

‘Plastic Emotions’- book review: A romantic architectural marvel

Plastic Emotions, partly an epistolary novel, outlines De Silva’s life through letters, newspaper articles and telegrams exchanged with Le Corbusier – “the architect” in the novel – and with her dear friend Mimi.

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How small sizes are packing a punch in retail

How small sizes are packing a punch in retail, tempting manufacturers to come up with deals of innovative sizes and prices to continue the run of overwhelming sales without burning a hole in pockets

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This mother-son duo takes a journey around the world on a cycle, shows the way for sustainable travel

During his adventure tour, he was pleasantly surprised to find that an elderly couple didn’t need any assistance for cycling in Europe. 

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The Voices of the Unheard: In age of social media, community radio stations are conversing with those living on the fringes

Sometimes an alfaz (Urdu for word) is what is needed to make a presence felt in this clamorous universe, where voices of the haves are constantly drowning out those of the have-nots.

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Book Review: The Women Who Ruled India – Leaders, Warriors, Icons by Archana Garodia Gupta

Archana Garodia Gupta time-travels to revisit history’s epoch-making, sparkling moments and reopens chapters to show that although women rulers have been few in number and far between compared to their male counterparts in

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JBL LIVE Series headphones launched in India – here’s how it performs

While it is priced at Rs 2,499 in India, the Bluetooth-enabled JBL Live 200BT earphones which comes with a battery life of up to 10 hours with speed charge technology is priced at Rs 5,299.

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Prone to losing your valuables while travelling? This device is for you

Losing a valuable is very likely while travelling, and identity documents like passport, your luggage passport and luggage are the most commonly lost/misplaced items.

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Art of faking art: How forged art is circulated and ways of detection

With duplication being a rising menace in the art world, Indrani Bose tries to decipher how forged art is circulated, its impact on the market and ways of detection

Lifestyle News

Work out has now become more evolved and enjoyable

According to Nike, 60% people wear the wrong-sized shoe. The company is now launching Nike Fit as a solution. Customers would be able to access Nike Fit both in stores and within the comfort of their homes

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These environment-friendly cycles are the need of the hour

Interestingly, a few years ago, Coimbatore-based jute machinery producer Milltex Engineers had brought out a crowdfunded e-bike called Spero.

Lifestyle News

When everyday sound inspires art

An art exhibition which takes viewers to the streets of Chandni Chowk and the Middle East via aural cues and sounds.

Lifestyle News

How NRIs are reintroducing desi food to the masses using social media

The craving for home-style food coupled with a desire to stay connected to their roots prompted these NRIs to pick up the apron. Now, they are taking it a step further by reintroducing desi food to the masses using social med

Cooking at home becomes central to their new lives, an endeavour through which they maintain a connect with their roots. News

Windhorse Warrior | Unique insight into the Buddhist dimension of Communist ideology

Unique insight into the Buddhist dimension of communist ideology.

Lifestyle News

Carvaan to Sony A40 Walkman A Series: Gadgets that provide portable music experience to listeners

Apart from portable music, which comes in the form of MP3 players, there are also MP4 players. What differentiates one from the other is that while the former can contain only audio, the latter also allows you to play video.

Industry News

Nobody and nothing can take away the essence of jazz: Louis Banks

"Jazz is the most democratic and free (form of) music in the universe... it can bend and fuse with any kind of music globally and, due to that intriguing quality, it can go undetected in all genres of music, provoking the fee

Lifestyle News

Five apps that will help kids use their screen time sensibly

From learning to save money to solving math and science problems, some apps are helping children be productive while browsing the net

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Why it’s a mistake to shelter children from complicated realities

In My Heart, her book on adoption, highlights how every child’s extended family acts as a support network, helping them carve their identity.

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Books that will help children navigate life’s many challenges

From gender equality and women empowerment to sex education and even bereavement, there are books out there today aiming to help children navigate life’s many challenges. With parents, publishers and authors alike seeing gr

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How the idiot box has slowly transformed into a smart gadget every house must have

From taking on the form of a personal computer to streaming live content, smart TVs today give you a wholesome experience .

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On the watch: A wristwatch no longer just tells the time but also a story

It today reflects the wearer’s style and personality, and also tells a story.

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Smart lights for a smart home — choose from the best

Smart lighting solutions can not only enhance your mood, but also help you become more productive.

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How regional music from India and abroad is coming out of shadows

Regional music from India and abroad is slowly coming out of the shadows and becoming popular. From Marathi ballads and Naga folk to K-pop songs and Nepali tunes, music from the farthest corners of the country and the world i

Lifestyle News

The world of wireless charging — pick from four top chargers

People can charge their phones whenever they want without having to park their phone in one place. We take a look at some of the popular wireless charging devices...

Industry News

Outlawed Games: Online video games which were banned across the world

Currently, the maker, PUBG Mobile, is trying out a maximum of six-hours-per-day gaming limit for players in India.

Industry News

Food for Thought: From long working hours to dismal pay – the life of a food delivery man

Online food startups may have created many jobs for the unemployed, but what’s also true is that faceless, nameless food delivery men whom we take for granted work under immense duress.

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