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Are you Pakistani? Are you a terrorist? The questions Muslim children face at school

Stereotypes about the Muslim community have entered into classrooms and playgrounds, seeping in from the polarising rhetoric prevailing in the larger world of politics, society, mass media and social media

17 Nov 2019 6:55 am
A Xi change | Mamallapuram gets a second wind

Mamallapuram has carved a new niche for itself in tourist maps after the recent India-China summit.

9 Nov 2019 9:59 pm
Being nearish: Internal-outsiders in the Kashmir conflict

My perspective on this conflict has revolved around the role of the audience. And internal-outsider is the term I use to describe this audience

8 Nov 2019 2:46 pm
Hyderabad declared Indias Most Vegan-Friendly City

The biryani capitals latest title from PETA comes after being touted a creative city of gastronomy

8 Nov 2019 12:46 pm
What Warli folklore says about the tribe

Veteran activist Pradip Prabhus talk gives a glimpse into the egalitarian nature of Warli tribes through their traditional tales

7 Nov 2019 2:29 pm
How ancient Indian sculptures tell the story of our ships

Indias history of maritime prowess can be traced through sculptures across the country, explained Chennais Lighthouse Man in a talk

5 Nov 2019 11:14 am
Pressure cooker on the roof: Punjabs outlandish water tank art

These water tanks present a dazzling and unexpected view of oversized birds, military tanks complete with artillery man, cars, wrestlers and more

2 Nov 2019 2:20 pm
Breaking the language barrier: Getting the zh right

Is Malayalam really a tough nut to crack for non-native speakers? MetroPlus speaks to a few who are breaking the language barrier

1 Nov 2019 1:41 pm
K K Manoharan wins the PV Thampy Memorial Endowment Award for plastic recycling efforts

K K Manoharan wins the PV Thampy Memorial Endowment Award for his continuous efforts towards recycling plastic No plastic, please

1 Nov 2019 1:40 pm
Maricha gains wisdom

The trajectory of Marichas association with Rama is interesting. From being a sworn enemy of Rama, he becomes aware of Ramas greatness and superior

31 Oct 2019 10:47 pm
Window to an enchanting world of miniatures

B.N. Goswamys The Great Mysore Bhagavata tells the story of Krishna through a well-researched text and beautiful paintings from the South

31 Oct 2019 4:58 pm
Debate: Are we truly happy?

Moderated by Suki Sivam had speakers come up with interesting analogies

31 Oct 2019 4:45 pm
Who you gonna call?

Meet Bengalurus Ghostbusters of Team Pentacle

31 Oct 2019 3:37 pm
A tournament for foosball in Chennai

Think you know the game? Test your mettle against dozens of other players in the city

30 Oct 2019 5:45 pm
Ethics of war

After the Gitopadesa to Arjuna is over and when all is ready for the Mahabharata war to begin, Yudhishtira puts away his weapons, discards his armour,

29 Oct 2019 10:07 pm
What animals go through even after Deepvali

Animal trauma does not end with Deepavali; their sufferings are often invisible and prolonged. Here is what to watch out for and how to help

29 Oct 2019 5:29 pm
Directory of musicians and dancers from Suswaralaya College of Music now in colour

This is directory of musicians and dancers in Karnataka serves as a ready reckoner

29 Oct 2019 3:21 pm
Times up? Bengalurus vanishing antique clock repairers

In an age where replacing is considered more convenient than repairing, mechanics of timepieces are slowly becoming irrelevant

29 Oct 2019 12:45 pm
Hunnarshalas eco-friendly homes across the world

Born after the Bhuj earthquake, Hunnarshala today helps regions across the world build sustainable homes in the wake of natural and manmade disasters

27 Oct 2019 11:00 am
How the Sindhi community is fighting to keep its rich cross-border culture alive

As two women journey across the border to Sindh, the land of their ancestors comes blazingly alive in all the glory of its rich culture and heritage

27 Oct 2019 10:21 am
Kolkata-based documentary Pariah Dog arrives to Indias film festival circuit

Jesse Alks film, which was filmed in Kolkata, follows three people who care for the citys native dogs

25 Oct 2019 5:11 pm
Undesirable pleasures

It takes discerning capacity to know good from bad. Some people are so full of desire, that they cannot tell good from bad. So, they hanker after what

24 Oct 2019 9:38 pm
An outstanding statesman

Sir Mirza Ismail, who was born and brought up in Bangalore, strived hard to keep the city beautiful

24 Oct 2019 4:40 pm
End phase of Tamiraparani Pushkaram

The scene shifts to the Brahmaputra but not before bidding farewell to Tamiraparani

24 Oct 2019 4:25 pm
Lotus eyed Lord

A distinguishing feature of the Supreme Brahman is that His eyes are like lotuses, said V.S. Karunakarachariar in a discourse. And this is seen in the

22 Oct 2019 1:15 am
What not to do this Deepavali, if you have a child

If you think lighting up a few sparklers and waving them about is a cute thing to do, think again

21 Oct 2019 1:56 pm
Your babys first Deepavali...

...And how you can make it memorable, with healthy food and safe breathable spaces, while carrying on tradition

21 Oct 2019 1:48 pm
Free from faults

The Divya Prabandha hymns and stotras such as the Vishnu Sahasranama sing the Lords glories in myriad ways to hail His auspicious qualities; and like

20 Oct 2019 10:36 pm
Exceptional bhakti

The Lord is believed to inhere in five forms, Para, Vyuha, Vibhava, Archa and Antaryami, according to Vaishnava tradition and Azhwars have shown how i

18 Oct 2019 9:37 pm
Indias last polio ward

India was declared polio-free five years ago, but what about the tens of thousands that the disease left paralysed? As World Polio Day approaches, we visit one of the oldest hospitals that helps survivors walk again

18 Oct 2019 5:58 pm
Lets have fun joining the dots

How you can find the big picture from the jumble of feel-good lines thrown out each day

18 Oct 2019 4:51 pm
Constitutional and political history must be compulsory says NLSIU vice-chancellor Sudhir Krishnaswamy

The new vice-chancellor of NLSIU, who has taken over after much palaver, hopes to make legal justice more accessible for the common man

18 Oct 2019 4:07 pm
Play it the other way

Both vulnerable, East deals

18 Oct 2019 3:28 pm
Monday is for maths, Friday for farming. Meet the homeschoolers

These families believe homeschooling can rescue children from the drudgery of all-work and no-play school routines

18 Oct 2019 2:50 pm
Thought, word and deed

Sastras lay great emphasis on Tri karana Suddhi by which a jivatma learns to coordinate his speech and action with what his mind thinks. This is the

17 Oct 2019 10:18 pm
Mapping the citys identity

A Memory Maps workshop will depict Malleswaram in a new light

17 Oct 2019 5:50 pm
The snake catchers of Bengaluru

These are the men and women you call when a cobra, krait, viper or rat snake come calling

17 Oct 2019 10:12 am
Intricacies of dharma

When Rama enters Dandakaranya, Valmiki is quick to point out the new responsibility that has fallen on His shoulders, namely to guard the rishis again

16 Oct 2019 9:55 pm
And Jolly shows the way

Wheelchair user Jolly Joseph employs the physically challenged in his venture Kriya that creates works of art in wood

16 Oct 2019 4:02 pm