April 2012

Celluloid Man: Past Without History

For Nair, the very existence of the past, even in its residual form was more important than constructing a discriminating history of cinema.

Keeping Marathi Alive in Jerusalem

The job of preserving the Marathi language and culture is left to the old.

A Day in the Life

Photographer Adeel Halim captures life on the streets of Delhi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Pathankot, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Delhi and Varanasi in North India.

Angry Brides Thrash Dowry-Seekers Online

While women in India have come a long way, there still exist some age old taboos which hinder their status in society. Angry Brides is a fun game which reminds us that together we can stand-up against this inhuman practice.

Socio-cultural Changes Cheer India’s Wine Market

Spread over three days and across sprawling grounds, the wine festival offered Bangaloreans an opportunity to understand the basics of wine, varietals, wine tasting and food pairing. There was also grape stomping, musical concerts, a fashion show, a display of vintage automobiles, a flea market and food stalls.

Can Telemedicine Alleviate India’s Health Care Problems

“There’s a huge, unmet health care need in our rural hinterlands. The challenge is to make health care affordable for the masses....”

India’s Indigenous Horses Trot Into Sunset

India’s ‘native steeds’ are staring at an uncertain, if not calamitous future, just two years ahead of a century since World War I that will commemorate the greatest contribution of horses towards a human enterprise


The illogical appends facets to life, which become integral to it.

Slumdog Millionaire Children’s Fairly Tale Ride Chugs On

The dream ride continues for Rubina Rafiq Qureshi and Azharuddin Ismail.

The Must-Do Stops for India-Bound Celebs

The rich and famous have travelled the exotic, mystical, traditional India for ages — the land of snakes, sadhus, elephants and Maharajas. But the new hotties have a whole new road-map.

Why Serious Actresses Are Turning Item-Bombs

Possibly shaken up by these flops, she attempted to switch lanes, get adventurous and experiment with masala fare.

Can’t Indians Take a Joke

Learning to ignore or letting-it-go, seems totally alien to India’s political class and compulsive agitators

Egg’s Exotic Avatars

I even inscribe names in personalized embedded omelettes, an ornamental variety of omelette. I am trying to revive classic western egg recipes in India like the One-Eyed Susan — toast with a hole in the middle and a whole egg thrown in the middle. Egg is in my blood

On Unsteady Ground

The judicial system is frequently irrational, unfair and even cruel.

Indian Undocumented Alien population Doubles

The latest report estimates the current undocumented Indian population at 280,000, the seventh largest such group in the country.

Leave the Gita As It Is

The attempt to classify the Gita as extremist and ban its distribution in Siberia had triggered an uproar among Hindus worldwide.

Indians in Paris

The number of Indian tourists visiting Paris has breached 300,000, up almost 200 percent in the last decade.

Rush for Rushdie

The Daily Mail reported that the four-times previously married Rushdie proposed to his former flame Barish in December.

World's Shortest

Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, has been recognized with the title by the Guinness World Records.

Go Figure April 2012

Are you ready to start cracking the next Go Figure mystery? Deadline May 15, 2012     Enter Go Figure Contest   The last mystery image of the columns inside the

ISpy April 2012

Photo Contest Every month, we publish a selection of submitted photos in Little India and the photo judged best by the editors wins

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