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February 24, 2020

Author and poet Urvashi Bahuguna remembers the guardian and friend of her childhood, sharing a perspective missing from obituaries on his public self.
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Aloo Pitika by Abhineet Mishra
February 24, 2020

Addressing stereotypes about North-East India is a key element of Abhineet Mishra’s stand-up comedy act on stage. We test his skills in the kitchen, where the reluctant cook gamely whips up a staple dish of the region while filling Zaral Shah in on the less-talked-about culinary connection with his roots
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Mayanti Langer-Binny
February 19, 2020

Following a serendipitous opportunity, the girl who once hated cricket is now a fixture on its televised English coverage in India. Over the last 13 years, Mayanti Langer-Binny has commentated on a host of major global sports events, and in a long-overdue encounter, former national cricketer Snehal Pradhan observes the off-camera confidence that has maintained the broadcaster’s steady position in such an unpredictable field
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Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Two breakout books of 2019, Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy and Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion are lessons in what the internet generation was promised, what it got, and where to go from here
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hashtag challenges

Faced with hashtag challenges and people who seem to have discovered extra hours in the day to optimise even their leisure time, Zaral Shah tries to figure out whether this non-stop hustle mode is truly worth it
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February 13, 2020

Friends and colleagues remember a pioneering designer of Indian fashion.
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The couture maximalist made a powerful statement using just 7 models and no runway on Day 1 of Lakmé Fashion Week
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