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Reopening doors What: After a very long wait, Triveni Kala Sangam has finally reopened its galleries with an additional viewing platform of online ‘Virtual Walk Through with 360* view’ tour…

Staff morale at rock bottom as pay held up for months

Development at a standstill, five months without pay; Delhi’s municipalities reel under pressure as nursing staff at two government hospitals agitate for their dues Complaints about the purported non-disbursal of…

Too scary for comfort

Will Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb make a difference in Bollywood’s depiction of the transgender community on-screen? If there’s one actor in Bollywood who is known for being politically correct –…

Zones of dark deeds

The brutality faced by women in conflict zones gets a voice in writer-director Sudipto Sen’s upcoming film Writer-director Sudipto Sen’s upcoming film ‘Aasma: In the name of Jihad’ explores the…

Eating ‘larger than life’

As the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic, staying healthy is our top priority. Macrobiotic diet gives a boost to immunity with a larger-than-life approach to living and eating Even as…

Green shoots to boost health

Microgreens produced in urban farms have great potential —  they can be the cornerstones of affordable, healthy living. Shruti Jain is one of the pioneers of the new trend in…

Murky business: How news channels manipulate ratings

A press conference by Mumbai police brings big news channels under the radar for alleged manipulation of TRPs On 8 October, Mumbai police chief Parambir Singh claimed to have busted…

Events of the week

Drawing scars What: ‘The wound is the place where the light enters you’ – these words by Rumi, which informs the title, capture the dilemma of our times when malady…

NO2 and SO2 from thermal power plants poisoning Delhi’s air

Delhi’s thermal power plants are emitting sulphur dioxide at very high levels, adding to the winter-time pollutants shutting out the sun in the city’s skies   An analysis by Greenpeace…