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Where are Bollywood’s grand, sweeping romances, asks Anupama Chopra

Can Bollywood not make good love stories anymore? A colleague asked me this after Shiddat was released on Disney+ Hotstar last month. The...

Why haven’t the Aubrey-Maturin books gone from oceans to streaming?

In September, Netflix announced that it was acquiring the Roald Dahl Story Company, which owns the rights to the whimsical tales for children...

I like food fads. They can represent the peak of creativity: Chef Gary Mehigan

“When you talk about food with people, it doesn’t matter whether they’re a taxi driver or a financial advisor or a miner, everybody...

Trans author Vivek Shraya on what she loves about being Queer

Forty-year-old Vivek Shraya is a prolific artist, dabbling in various art forms including dance, photography, film, theatre and writing. Part of Canada's entourage...

Paris art fair roars back to life after a pause due to Covid-19

After missing a year, the contemporary art world's annual get-together in Paris is roaring back to life with a feast of viewings, deal-making...

Climate crisis: Where we stand

The extreme climate events that we have witnessed over the past two years, floods, wildfires, heatwaves, tropical storms and more, are the result...

Global warning: This is it, and every bit counts

A week from now, on October 31, world leaders will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference...

Scene together, taken apart: The Wknd Puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

The sum of two numbers equals the third. You know what the first two are, but you don’t know which represents the sum....

Toolkit: How to get the most out of your smartwatch

Do you even know where your smartwatch is? Market research shows that millions buy wearable tech every year, determined to use it to...

The bite in the Apple: Steve Jobs’s legacy, 10 years on

If Apple Inc were a person, it would be a filthy-rich 45-year-old man facing a mid-life crisis, under regulatory scrutiny in various parts...

Asterix and The Griffin: When war becomes a women’s issue

Freezing cold, a fearsome mythological beast, strong female warriors, and not to mention the Romans — they're all part of the new comic,...

Virginia museum proposes melting Lee statue to make new artwork

A Virginia museum is proposing to melt down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that was the focus of a violent...
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