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Reviving the rare ‘kala cotton’ of arid Kutch

20 Nov 2013 10:51 PM GMT
But a British-based research project has helped in reviving this traditional craft, renewed the livelihood of many families and promises to make it...

A rickshaw puller’s journey from prison to books

8 Nov 2013 10:36 PM GMT
He was a rickshaw puller and she was a celebrity author. There was no way Manoranjan Byapari would have met Mahasweta Devi. But destiny willed...

Indian wanderlust despite economic woes

26 Sep 2013 6:39 PM GMT
Neither the wobbly Indian rupee nor rising airfares can deter the growing wanderlust of the Indian middle class. ‘Travelling has become more of a...

Integrating the threads of culture

30 Aug 2013 10:18 PM GMT
Promoters of hand-printed and handwoven textiles in the South Asian region have adapted different techniques to keep pace with changing times to cater ...

Shatter the silence

20 Aug 2013 9:02 PM GMT
A mother of a two-year-old daughter, Das knows she has to inform her child about right and wrong touches to her body but doesn’t know how to...

Pursuing solo dreams

17 Aug 2013 10:36 PM GMT
The quest to attain this ‘ultimate experience’ is driving one category of Indians to shun stereotyped journeys and embark on solo expeditions. In...

Gourmet global: culinary clubs make it big!

29 July 2013 7:43 PM GMT
As the fragrance of masala-fried prawns wafts through the room, a discerning audience diligently takes quick notes of the instructions given by the...

On roads less travelled

25 July 2013 8:29 PM GMT
These sartorial fashion choices are a deliberate attempt to attract attention, says Max Chandra, who is on a mission to walk 12,000 km across India...

So you think you can dance?

3 July 2013 5:36 PM GMT
Dance institutes across India are laughing all the way to the bank, thanks to parents’ new-found fascination for TV reality shows. ‘There is a big...

They innovate to usher in winds of social change

17 Jun 2013 7:20 PM GMT
A school dropout, Jenpu Rongmei, 29, was as disillusioned and angry as many youngsters in Dimapur, Nagaland, till one day he lost his younger brother...

The Art of Trashing it

10 Jun 2013 12:51 AM GMT
How would it look if the worn out motherboard of a computer becomes your coaster or the headlight of a bike turns into your desk lamp or tyre tube...
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