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AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER

An interview with IAWRT Festival Director Aradhana Kohli Kapur This is the only festival of its kind in India. The Asian women’s film festival is organised every year by the…

WHY GO ABROAD?

Indian celebrities, politicians and sportspersons make a beeline for the US and Europe for treatment as, ironically, India becomes one of the most favoured destinations for medical tourism Last week…

THE CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE

“I laughed so hard that tears rolled down my legs.” This was the quote that greeted the patients who lay down on the examination bed of my dear attending (senior…

It’s a pain in the…

From denial to a course of treatment that does not relieve the symptoms, endometriosis is a debilitating condition which needs to be discussed more. I lay motionless with my eyes…

Can I buy a home?

The answer to the question: if you’re under 35, unmarried and not working for a multinational firm: “Most probably not, not in Delhi”. That, anyway, is what realtors and real…

BANKS STILL SHUN THE POOR

A domestic worker’s travails when exercising her right to have a bank account show the unsympathetic attitude of the bank staff and deficiency in service Was technology meant to simplify…

MOROCCO IN INDIA

Turkish restraunt baris hopers to popularise it’s country’s cuisine. Enjoy some deliious cigar-borek-crispy rolls with caramalised onions and feta cheese-and enjoy your meal with fagamisu-tiramisu made with figs At first,…

RIGHT-SIZING FASHION

The project to develop an Indian size for garments, like the European and American ones, has been 12 years in the making and will take three more. Is it worth…

CAMP @ DUDHWA

Spending nights in tents and going on jungle safaris are just some of the thrills that school children can experience during Karavan’s educational tour What takes a bunch of 60-odd…