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Food: Diwali delights on your plate

5 days of foodie’s delight!As the Festival Of Lights, Diwali, make its yearly appearance, celebrating these five joyful days with loved ones over good food and company are bound to be on the horizon.  While practicing more of good thoughts, good words and good deeds this New Year is a fantastic idea, Chef Reetu Uday […]

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Top picks of October

Title: The Daughter from a Wishing Tree: Unusual Tales About Women in MythologyAuthor: Sudha MurtyPublisher: PuffinPrice: Rs250This book tells numerous untold tales of women in mythology; many names and identities that have been lost in the pages of Indian mythology. An interesting read which shows the power of the female divinity and also common women […]

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Listings: For a fun week ahead

What: Vienna Boys Choir: A Passage To IndiaWhen: Wednesday, 30th October 2019 | 7PM (Filling fast)Where: TATA Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, MumbaiFor: 6+ age groupCost: Rs 1200 onwardsDetailed Info:https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/vienna-boys-choir-a-passage-to-india/ET00114178 What: Raell Padamsee’s – Diwali DramaWhen: Monday, 28th October 2019Where: Sonal Building, Magic Beans, Tardeo, MumbaiBy: Raell PadamseeFor: 3-5 and 6-8 age groupsCost: Rs 5000Detailed Info:https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/raell-padamsees-diwali-drama/ET00114556 […]

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One and only, Tagore

So far we have talked about ‘western art history’ and all the creativity that was evolved in the ‘western world’. Here in India we have had some immense creativity that have been passed down the generations that indirectly influenced us and our culture. Let us talk about a few Indian artists who have influenced us […]

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Meet the trailblazers…

We may know them but we mostly never see them on TV or newspapers. However, these women are geniuses in their own fields. These women scientists have made our country proud in their own ways.  Nandita Jayaraj and Aashima Freidog write about the stories of thirty-one of these trailblazing women who work in a diverse […]

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Indians who won Nobel Prize

Abhijit Banerjee has joined the prestigious list of Indians who made their country proud by winning the Nobel Prize. Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian to win the coveted prize for Literature in 1913.  C V Raman won the prize for Physics in 1930 “for his work on the scattering of light and for the […]

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Listings: Have a fun-filled week

What: Children’s Adventure CampWhen: Saturday, October 19th to Monday October 21st 2019 | 3PMWhere: Life Away From Life, Prabhat Centre Annexe, CBD Belapur, Navi MumbaiBy: Life Away From LifeFor: 8-14 age groupCost: Rs 6500 per personDetailed Info:http://www.lifeawayfromlife.com/wordpress/tours/childrens-adventure-camp/ What: Mumbai Mein Parathe Wali GalliWhen: Saturday, 19th October 2019 | 4PM-11-PMWhere: Bandra West, MumbaiBy: The Bhukkad FleaFor: […]

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A masquerade party anyone?

Talking about masks, yet again…Have you ever seen a masquerade party? This kind of party was started in the 16th century in France where masks were worn during marriages of the upper class. The kings and queens used to wear masks to be unapproachable. It’s a way of setting themselves apart from the crowd. These […]

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Atwood, Evaristo share Man Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize after judges decided it was a tie.  British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie’s tragicomic ‘Quichotte’ was among the six books shortlisted for the prize. The Booker rules say the prize must not be divided, but the judges insisted they “couldn’t separate” Atwood’s ‘The Testament’ and […]

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Rafale reports for duty

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh officially received the first Rafale fighter jet made for India by the French company Dassault. He attended the handover ceremony along with his French counterpart Florence Parly at aircraft maker Dassault Aviation facility in Merignac, southwestern France. Singh performed a Shastra Puja on the new aircraft as he emblazoned it with […]