You don't need to be at the beach to enjoy great seafood. Bengaluru has made sure that there's plenty for everyone in the city. Seafood restaurants dot the city, some of them serving the best food for...
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Priyanka Chopra ― once a star in her home of India, now an international star ― is one of the first South Asian actors to nab the lead in a major American network series, in "Quantico." Aishwarya Rai'...
"We too are fair" is not the answer.
Another instance of blatant sexism in the film industry.
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Caught your attention, didn't I? It might be taboo to express racism in most countries, but in India it isn't. It's no coincidence that my title is inspired by M.K. Gandhi's autobiography, The Story o...
Facebook is making efforts to prevent the ever concerning issue of online harassment.
As the scalding heat wave sweeps across central and south India, one Telangana woman has found a way to benefit from it. Yes, you heard that right - she had found a way to profit from the scorching, k...
While North India's palaces, fortresses and tombs are magnets for culture vultures, South India's riches are no less magnificent. Here are 10 destinations that every history aficionado must include in their wishlist.
As far as simple joys of life goes, a good cup of south Indian filter coffee ranks pretty high up there for me. But every time a steaming cup arrives at my table at a restaurant, the hot liquid level with the rim of the steel tumbler and a foam crown topping it, it gets me thinking about how such a great culinary invention came to be paired with such poor design/user experience.
On his 287th day as a part of the #YearInSpace mission, International Space Station commander Scott Kelly shared an awe-inspiring image of a frozen lake in the Himalayan mountain range. On Saturday, K...
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Modern cafe culture in India is booming. The explosion of coffee chains and the enthusiasm with which new outlets are greeted here are well-documented. Yet, from the frappes, cappuccinos, and, of course, flavoured cold coffees, the one variant that seems to be missing is the South Indian filter coffee.
International Space Station Commander Scott Kelly who is now in day 234 of his #YearInSpace mission, tweeted out a stunning image of South India just a day ago. Just before hitting the sack, the NASA...
This article is from Open Magazine. By William Dalrymple A BRIEF HISTORY OF INDIAN ART THROUGH FIVE MASTERPIECES - PART 2 There is nothing new about India being perceived as a place of great and grow...
The versatile and healthy idli is ubiquitous and has achieved widespread popularity. But, and some might find this surprising, it was nothing more than a regional specialty up until the '70s and even '80s, when it was confined largely to south Indian households. How did it manage to cross geographical boundaries and become an everyday staple across India? Vikram Doctor finds out in this episode of The Real Food Podcast.
Can you imagine Nick Fury speaking in a south Indian accent? Can you imagine his mobile phone ringtone as 'Gopala gopala'? If you're a Marvel fan, you'll be happy to see that your favorite superheroes...
I grew up in a quintessential upper middle-class Chettiar family in Chennai. In the 1980s, most of my summer holidays were spent with my grandparents in Chettinad -- a region tucked deep down in South India between Trichy and Madurai. It is the residence of the Nattukottai Chettiars, a community of traders and bankers. After a long gap of 15 years, last summer I went back to revisit. Here's a compilation for fellow travellers seeking to unravel a new place and culture.