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Interview of the Week: Jesse Veverka

Jesse Veverka

Passfire All around the world, fireworks are synonymous with celebration. People from different parts of the world may speak different languages

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Vir Das

3 Mins with Vir Das

As his first world tour kicks off this Thursday in San Francisco, we connect with Vir Das and discover what makes him

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Fashion Issue 2017

Inside our Fashion Issue 2017

Our Fashion issue is not about what's 'trending'. It's not about the hottest looks or the must haves of the

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W, Goa

High on Design

As February takes off, we bring you three hotels with a sharp design edge to their story. W, Goa Dappled in sunlight and

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Base Instinct

It’s normal for there to be a sense of apprehension when venturing to a new place. That fear is multiplied

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Trufflesecco

One Thing at a Time

Variety gets a whole new twist as restaurants whip up a world around a single item. As the year draws

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Inside our First 2017 Issue

As we begin a brand new trip round the sun, we present to you the big picture of the most

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Bennelong

Sydney in Three Meals

Our travelling writer was given three chances to tell a tale that could sum up the taste of Sydney for

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Maya Lisa-Shanker

Maya Lisa-Shanker

Erna's Gourmet Maya Lisa-Shanker is a woman of many cultures and causes. Her roots are part Austrian and part Indian, and

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Comic Con Cosplay

Delhi Comic Con

This weekend, the capital gears up for one of the biggest comic events of the year – Comic Con! This

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Skylight | Behind The Scenes | [L to R] Daanish Sood, Vidushi Mehra and Samar Sarila

Skylight at Oddbird Theatre in Delhi

This Wednesday, Oddbird Theatre opens up their space for one of the most celebrated plays by David Hare, Skylight. Directed

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Periyar Tiger Reserve

The Tea that Tastes like Petrichor

It was turning out a normal day at work and the one word I hate the most is normal. So

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Hardik Mehta

Director, Amdavad Ma Famous Hailing from a small town, Anand in Gujarat, filmmaker Hardik Mehta did a B.Tech in Dairy Technology,

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Bar Palladio, Jaipur

All Things New

Bar Palladio Jaipur Set within a garden, removed from the chaos of Jaipur lies Bar Palladio. Designed by Marie-Anne Oudejans, the woman responsible

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The Film Issue

Inside our Nov-Dec Issue

The end of the year spells exciting times, especially when it comes to films. So our brand new Film Issue

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View from Engadin Valley

Singling Out Switzerland

I'd long wanted to visit Zurich. My grandfather, Dr Arvind Vasavada, had studied there with Dr Carl Jung; they had

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Asian Hawkers Market

Asian Hawker's Market

The Asian Hawkers Market returns to Delhi with its third edition, and it brings with itself the promise of a

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Andrew Morgan

Andrew Morgan

Director, The True Cost: In this day and age clothing is a necessity whereas fashion is a luxury. However, both come

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A Walk in the Clouds

Meghalaya Before I set out on my trip to Meghalaya, everyone warned me more than enough about how my chosen dates

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Papa CJ

Contextualise yourself in one line. I’ve danced naked on stage in front of over 10,000 people across 5 continents in the

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Rohini Kejriwal

Curator, The Alipore Post Offline Tell me a little about yourself, your background and your journey so far.  I was raised in

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Inside our Sep-Oct Issue

Design is everywhere but good design is not. And what distinguishes a great designer from good is when he/she starts

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Arjun walks through the Kazakh Steppes

Borderwalk

Changemaker, Arjun Bhogal: Borderwalk is a charity walk from Cardiff South Wales UK to Cardiff New South Wales Australia and I've

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Akanksha Hazari

Founder, m.Paani: Not many of us look back after having lived in another country; there are only a handful that trek

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Sakura and Soul Food

Japan We had been planning to celebrate our Father’s 60th birthday with a nice holiday together for the 9 of us.

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Fireflies in the Abyss

Director, Chandrasekhar Reddy: While Meghalaya is an ideal destination  for  tourists,  the east Jaintia Hills, a district that was formed as

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Aditi Mittal

Sex and Sexability

Stand-up comedy comes to the aid of disability in an unusual campaign in Mumbai. Called Sex and Sexability, the movement aims

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On the Cover: Anoushka Shankar/Photograph by Jamie-James Medina/DG

Inside our July-August issue

Our latest Music issue is about Songs of Hope in a world marred by bloodshed, racism and political play. While

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Younis and Hussain Qambrani

Pakistan Shaheen Boxing Club  Last year in the smallest yet densest neighbourhoods of Karachi, Pakistan, the inhabitants could sense a revolution

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Jarrod Wood

Until next year, Matheran!

As the curtains come down on Matheran Green Festival 2016, India’s first-of-its-kind art and nature festival, we round up the

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Photo courtesy: Google Images

Some Food for Thought

Entrepreneur, Riyaaz Amlani: Like most restaurateurs, Riyaaz Amlani is flamboyant. He will charm you with his wicked sense of humour even

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The Jugaad Bar, New Delhi

Storm in your Drink

We bring to you the freshest watering holes that are making an unusual statement with poison you’ve never heard of The

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Jamie Tworkowski

To Write Love On Her Arms We live a thousand different stories, you and I. We live so many different seasons

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Twist in the Tale

Three restaurants that are reinterpreting the Indian cuisine with global influences NRI  Mumbai Tucked in a corner at the Bandra Kurla Complex is

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Amahoro Sound - Jamaican Model

Matheran Green Festival

India’s smallest hill station has just come alive with the country’s biggest nature-meets-art event, the Matheran Green Festival. The 18-day

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Nikhel Mahajan

Surround Sound—The Kundalini Highway: Imagine entering a vacuity zone satiated with vibrations sliding up your spine through all the flesh and bones into

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Inside our May-June issue

Our latest Literature issue is bursting with the best at the Word. One of the most respected historian-writers tells us

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Bully Proof

Rachana Iyer and Rohan Sabharwal, artists:  The role of the artist is to ask questions, but Mumbai-based collective CraYon Impact seeks

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Main Lover

In a world where the lines of morality and truth have blurred, only one constant rules us all; desire. Exploring

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Stendhal syndrome

Florence, Italy: We [the husband and I] are financial analysts, not writers, but we love to travel and explore. A few

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Radhika Vaz

Radhika Vaz

Tribeca Film Festival has emerged to be a mecca of sorts for experimental storytelling. The year will see the launch

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Trial by Error

Trail by Error—The Aarushi Files is an upcoming podcast series based on the true and mysterious case of the Aarushi Talwar

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Photographs by Ketan Kundargi

Roof of the World

Tibet: Exploring a destination as mysterious as Tibet, while on a motorcycle, was without a doubt one of the best decisions

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Six spots to get naked around the world

Regardless of your reason to go buff—wellness, spirituality, self-experimentation, exploratory art or just because it’s the 46th item waiting to

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The Ciclo Cafe

Concept Kitchens

The Ciclo Cafe Mumbai The first of its kind in India, Ciclo Café has become the new hang out for all Chennaiites.

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This Crap is Good

Anoop Jain: ‘Two of my best friends, Suzanne and Chandler, have a dog named Annie. And I love going on walks

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Inside our March-April Issue

Here’s a sneak peek into our 2016 Fashion issue, now out on stands. From a Master designer who is taking

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The Coalition Festival

30 Curators, 300 Speakers, 11 streams and infinite new ideas. The third edition of The Coalition Festival is back to

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The Grub Fest

The Grub Fest

2015 was the year of The Grub Fest. Foodies got to witness two extremely successful editions of the festival in

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Seven Days, Six Nights

I had always mulled over taking whomsoever he would be—to that serenity. To let him know me better. So I

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Paper Planes

Discover the world of Indie Printing: For the lovers of print who derive comfort in the touch, smell and feel of

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Keema Samosa

The Bohri Kitchen

One fine day, Munaf Kapadia invited a bunch of friends home for a paid authentic Bohri meal. With delicacies such

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The Pajama Festival starts on the 29th of January

The Platform Timetable: January 2016

As we wish you a Great New Year, we take delight in announcing our new monthly feature for 2016: The Platform

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2015: A year in innovative technology

In the past few years, a paradigm shift has taken place in the world of technology. This year too brings us

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Little Black Book's Dessert Bazaar, 2015

Little Black Book is hosting the second edition of its Dessert Bazaar, where the dreams of every dessert-fanatic and sweet-toothed

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Papa CJ--Naked For Nepal

One fateful day, Papa CJ decided to make a shift from donning the overly crisp corporate attire to that of

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Airplane Poetry Movement

Nandini Varma and Shantanu Anand have rather exciting lives. While they are college students at one end, they are the

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Mimi's Gelato, Photo credits: Radhika Iyengar

Gourmet Desserts

Mimi’s Gelato, New Delhi Exploring a whole new range of flavours, Mimi’s Gelato has redefined the concept of gelato with a

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Platform's Shortlist: Best Technological Developments of 2014

Every year we see new developments in the field of technology and 2014 wasn’t any different. Here are our five

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DIY DAY LIVE

Gig Alert! The DIY DAY is a collective of artists and art enthusiasts from across Delhi who’ve helped put together the

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