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Starry, starry knight: The Wknd Dev Anand tribute

He was a superstar, social commentator, even – briefly – a politician. Dev Anand would have been 100 this year. How has his legacy unfolded? Take a look.

 (HT Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 09:49 PM IST

How mangoes in a tent led London chef Asma Khan to set up Darjeeling Express

Khan, 54, just received an honorary doctorate from SOAS, for unique efforts that use food to promote women entrepreneurs, unite strangers.

“A diner once left me a note that said: ‘The food left me yearning for a place I’d forgotten existed. And now in my heart, I need to go back.’ I think everybody relates to food cooked with patience and love, because the one time many people got that, was their childhood. ” Khan says. (Photo: Michael Donald)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 01:49 PM IST
BySukanya Datta

Project Almirah: Documenting stories of gender, sexuality, acceptance in India

How do young Indians navigate their LGBTQIA+ identity? Tackle the fear of rejection? Artist Avril Stormy Unger’s video project gathers first-person narratives.

The portal features videos and transcripts of young people sharing their stories. Their anonymity is protected by rainbow-themed art.
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 05:16 PM IST
ByShireen Quadri

The way we were: Poonam Saxena looks back on the magic of Star Trek

The Original Series sparked such a frenzy when it was aired on Doordarshan in 1984, that crowds gathered before public TV sets on Sunday mornings.

There was a sense of people being the best they could be, on board the USS Enterprise. As Captain Kirk (William Shatner), Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and the others travelled through space, there were a number of firsts on board too, including the interracial kiss between Kirk and communications officer Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) in 1968.
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 04:54 PM IST

I’m keen to see how the tussle for revenue plays out: Author of book on Reddit

Journalist Christine Lagorio-Chafkin’s We Are the Nerds tracks the rise and evolution, mistakes and pitfalls of Reddit.

Lagorio-Chafkin’s book was published in 2018. (Image: Weston Wells)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 07:06 PM IST
BySukanya Datta
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