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Spicing it up…

India is the land of spices. With spices being used in Indian food to improve taste, aroma, flavour and colour of a preparation, it is no wonder that fine-dining Indian restaurants are making age-old authentic delicacies and spices are

Decoding Indian cuisine, its preference in US

Food historian, Colleen Taylor Sen, is a Canadian-American translator and author specialising in Indian cuisine. She has written six books, and has also contributed entries to many encyclopedias. She was one of the guests at the American

‘We should teach men in our lives’

Author, leadership coach and marketing consultant Aparna Jain was the guest at An Author’s Afternoon organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation in Kolkata in February. At a receding winter evening, Jain in a candid chat shared her

Tracking Oregon

By Parag Ranjan Dutta The story unfolds the heroic tales of epic journeys of some pioneering men in the making of the wild west of the United States of America which was vaguely known to the public till the first half of the nineteenth

Many options on platter

By Ranjan K Baruah Food is an integral part of life. From basic needs of self-cultivating or producing it has moved to commercial spaces and now the food industry is one of the leading industries in the country. The Indian food

Women of the new decade

By Ranjan Das Gupta The year 2020 has just ushered in rays of hopes. There is a silver lining in the distant silhouette that conveys volumes of benevolent feelings and inspirations to rectify earlier blunders and deliver the best. Here

Bhagwan Birsa in Arunachal

Mechukha diary Birsa Munda in Arunachal Pradesh? A tribal hero from the mainland in another tribal land speaking about his fight against the British government, his becoming a terrorist in government documents and his people’s struggle

Making driving safer

RoadBounce uses cutting-edge analytic to improve public safety By Michael Gallant Smartphones can do more than just help you upload selfies, connect with friends and find locations — they can help fix roads and save lives. This is

Silver moonlight on animal kingdom

By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi The moon influences life with its light. Moonlight, its presence and absence, affects reproduction, foraging, communication and other aspects of an animal’s world. Nocturnal animals can hunt or forage more easily

‘Influence of Bollywood on fashion increasing’

Ace fashion designer Anamika Khanna’s clothes were worn by Bollywood stars Janhvi Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor in last month’s Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2020 in Kolkata. As IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh got chatting with her ahead of
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