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Jul 17, 2018

Chai Stories: Not a Bad Egg, Really

A tea planter’s wife writes about her memories of a cook and a carpenter. When they declared they were at war, how could she ...
Jun 29, 2018

Two Nonagenarians and a Centenarian Reminisce About Their College Days

These golden oldies reminisce about their college days at the National Dairy Research Institute - a daughter tells their tale...
Jun 27, 2018

Of Unique Museums & Amazing Water Puppetry Shows In Vietnam

Vietnam has more than 52 museums and some unique traditions like water puppetry shows. Here's an informative glimpse.
Nov 30, 2017

Jerry Lewis In A Soup: A Party To Remember

Our reader Arun Bhatia was once at the same party with Hollywood legend Jerry Lewis and wrote the incident down for us. Here'...
Oct 25, 2017

Anarsa: A Newari Delicacy

Here's a recipe for Anarsa, a Newari sweet delicacy prepared especially during Diwali.
Jul 02, 2017

Senior Citizens Love Telling Stories. How About Storytelling For Them?

A storytelling session for seniors? Aren’t they the ones supposed to be sharing stories with the younger ones? If the idea s...
Jun 08, 2017

Taken For A Ride: First Visit To Delhi

A trip around Delhi as suggested by a colleague turns out to be a practical joke for our reader. Read on in the right spirit ...
May 26, 2017

Review: Bengali Cooking by Chitrita Banerji

Bengali Cooking: Seasons & Festivals from Rupa Publications is an enjoyable narrative that looks at Bengali cuisine and the h...
Apr 21, 2017

The Art Of Origami

Origami can be a great exercise for the brain and hand eye coordination and can help senior citizens exercise their brain and...
Dec 07, 2016

Avian Outing: Birdwatching In Lalbagh

Silver Talkies organised a birdwatching walk recently with avid birder Subbarao Gopinath. Pushpa Ranganath writes a detailed ...

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