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English Vinglish
June 06, 2016

#TheHybridLife: English Vinglish

Text by Nidhi Mundhra. Illustration by Jyoti Mili

Moving away from strict grammatical rules in a post-modern world, people are speaking in numerous tongues and urban dictionaries are embracing the lingo of the youth
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Shanghai, China
June 04, 2016

Why Shanghai Has A Heady Cocktail of Cultures

Text by Madhumita Bhattacharyya. Illustration by Rahul Das

Stately British architecture reflected in the facades of the tallest skyscrapers alongside carts selling stinky tofu at the doorstep of adorable French cafes.... The West is ingrained in the DNA of this Chinese city
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Jalebi caviar, Masala Library
May 27, 2016

We trace India’s (and our own) love-hate relationship with the food world’s most taboo word
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May 25, 2016

#TheHybridLife: Celebrating India’s Past

Text by Tasneem Zakaria Mehta

Do we choose to leave tradition behind or bring it along with us as we embrace a thrilling future?
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Burj Al Arab, Dubai
May 03, 2016

How Dubai Is Getting Bigger, Brighter, Shinier….

Text by Shaista Vaishnav. Illustration by Rahul Das

The most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rose like a vision out of arid desert and will soon boast a Bollywood park, Legoland and other urban wonders
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Amish Tripathi
April 23, 2016

Award-winning author Amish states that globalisation in the modern world has significantly increased the blending of cultures in a positive way
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