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Can waste brass and beetroot juice spell the future of fashion?

New Delhi, March 23 -- Beetroot juice as make-up, cotton dyed with food and floral waste as clothing, and jewellery made with waste metal and glass-not the conventional elements for a fashion shoot. I... Read More


Opinion: The hidden jewel in the National Museum

New Delhi, March 15 -- In Delhi's National Museum, on a velvet cushion inside a rotating vitrine, rests a 185-carat diamond. Unlike the violent past and bizarre superstitions that come with the Koh-i... Read More


Gandhi, Guernica, and an India pavilion at the Venice Biennale

New Delhi, March 9 -- In 2011, India announced that it would participate in the Venice Biennale for the first time in the art event's storied, 116-year history. Art critic and curator Ranjit Hoskote w... Read More


An artist brings back Mother India

New Delhi, March 2 -- Months after the Statue of Unity, a colossal statue of the late statesman Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was inaugurated in Gujarat as the world's tallest statue, and as conversations... Read More


Opinion | Will India get second time lucky with 'architecture's Nobel'?

New Delhi, Feb. 28 -- Yesterday I was a judge of the Pritzker Prize and we made the choice. it was extremely interesting, the number of Indian architects and Southern American architects ." Richard Ro... Read More


Say Hola! to healing in the Spanish Mediterranean

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- Have you been cradled underwater as your body is gently teased in all directions? Have you been massaged by sound waves? Have you swapped caffeine for vegetable soups dressed up ... Read More


Tidying Up With Marie Kondo: KonMari on reel

New Delhi, Jan. 6 -- Netflix released Tidying Up With Marie Kondo on 1 January, an apt day for a show like this. If, like me, you find reading self-improvement books an absolute chore (remember that d... Read More


The Lounge fact/fiction year-end special

New Delhi, Dec. 29 -- I'm certain that every scientist, certainly every politician, believes the year they had a breakthrough was a year that changed history. For the rest of the world, each passing y... Read More