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Sohini Chattopadhyay's new book is a celebration of India's women athletes
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Sohini Chattopadhyay's new book is a celebration of India's women athletes

The author of 'The Day I Became a Runner' argues that women who run "pose a direct challenge to patriarchy" as running is a solitary activity conducted in the public sphere

EXCLUSIVE! Amitav Ghosh on Smoke and Ashes: ‘Climate disruption is a clear and present danger’
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EXCLUSIVE! Amitav Ghosh on Smoke and Ashes: ‘Climate disruption is a clear and present danger’

In an interview with Firstpost’s Lachmi Deb Roy, author Amitav Ghosh talks about his favourite non-fiction book Smoke and Ashes, climate change and how opium trade has a multiplier effect in heightening social and political tensions.

EXCLUSIVE | Shobhaa De: ‘Food as a powerful metaphor for all that is precious and pleasurable in life’
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EXCLUSIVE | Shobhaa De: ‘Food as a powerful metaphor for all that is precious and pleasurable in life’

In conversation with writer Shobhaa De on her memoir Insatiable, her relation with food, living life to the fullest at 75, dealing with an ageist society and more.

World Environment Day 2023: In conversation with designers on the importance of slow fashion
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World Environment Day 2023: In conversation with designers on the importance of slow fashion

It’s time to go slow with slow fashion. Designer Rocky S, Kriti Tula, designer and founder of Doodlage, Shalini James of Mantra and Shoma Badoni who uses gamcha for making clothes explains about the importance of slow fashion.

How fashion today is primarily about revival of weaves and going slow | Explained
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How fashion today is primarily about revival of weaves and going slow | Explained

Indian weaves are making a way to urban wardrobes, here is what three designers, Sanjay Garg, Amita Gupta and Shivan Bhatiya has to say.

Britney Spears’ The Woman In Me Review: Her memoir says parents and family can be toxic
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Britney Spears’ The Woman In Me Review: Her memoir says parents and family can be toxic

Britney Spears’ The Woman In Me is a stunning story of a celebrity living in an image and profit driven prison under her father.

Bishan Singh Bedi will be remembered not only for his cricket but his strength of character
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Bishan Singh Bedi will be remembered not only for his cricket but his strength of character

The former Indian cricket player went out of his way to encourage young players. The support that he extended to them is an important part of the legacy that he left behind

Lakme Fashion Week: Bipasha Basu looked smashing in Bibhu Mohapatra’s collection
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Lakme Fashion Week: Bipasha Basu looked smashing in Bibhu Mohapatra’s collection

Bipasha Basu, who gave birth to baby girl Devi last year, flaunted her curves on the runway as she walked for New York based Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra.

Lakme Fashion Week 2023: Pallavi Mohan's 'Not So Serious' label present a fashionable journey of style and beauty
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Lakme Fashion Week 2023: Pallavi Mohan's 'Not So Serious' label present a fashionable journey of style and beauty

Pallavi's visual romance with flowers and nature has always been translated into 3D embellishments and surface ornamentation along with ingenious crafting of laser cut flowers

Lakme Fashion Week 2023: 'Guapa' and 'Not So Serious' display colours, style, and fashion at the event
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Lakme Fashion Week 2023: 'Guapa' and 'Not So Serious' display colours, style, and fashion at the event

'Guapa' unleashed a versatile feast for the eyes, as its resort wear comprised dresses, co-ord sets, shirts, colourful kaftans, shorts, coverups and swimsuits in myriad colours, prints and embellishments to match every mood of the holiday make

DAG announces first exhibition drawn from the DAG archives curated by historians Rana Safvi and Swapna Liddle
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DAG announces first exhibition drawn from the DAG archives curated by historians Rana Safvi and Swapna Liddle

Alongside numerous photographs of Delhi and the three durbars, the exhibitions includes many other objects relating to them, from medals, souvenirs, postcards, official durbar directories, admittance tickets and book

Bigger, better & grander: Zomaland is back with its 4th season
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Bigger, better & grander: Zomaland is back with its 4th season

The Grand Food and Culture Carnival to kick off its 1st leg in Pune on 4th November

Shanti Banaras In Search of a Tiger Utopia
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Shanti Banaras In Search of a Tiger Utopia

Shanti Banaras's new collection transports you into the rich world of tigers while instilling hope to inspire its conservation efforts in India

Meet the 'GenNext' designers to debut at Lakmé Fashion Week X FDCI
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Meet the 'GenNext' designers to debut at Lakmé Fashion Week X FDCI

Like every year Lakme Fashion Week X FDCI has come out with its GenNext designers. Firstpost caught up with them as they gear up for the show.

'The Last Devil to Die' book review: It is a relentlessly smart and funny whodunit
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'The Last Devil to Die' book review: It is a relentlessly smart and funny whodunit

Earlier this month, Osman released the fourth and latest book in the series, The Last Devil to Die. And while this book doesn’t really see Osman operating at the height of his powers, there’s enough ‘cosy crime’ goodness here to keep both returning fans and newbies happy

Food Friday: ‘Servings Simple yet Exotic’ | Roopali Mohanti’s new cookbook is about creating magic in the kitchen
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Food Friday: ‘Servings Simple yet Exotic’ | Roopali Mohanti’s new cookbook is about creating magic in the kitchen

Servings is a book which talks about creating magic in the kitchen with simple ingredients which are easily available in the market.

G20 Summit 2023: Akshata Murty's wardrobe collection screams elegance from miles away
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G20 Summit 2023: Akshata Murty's wardrobe collection screams elegance from miles away

Akshata Murty arrived in India on 8 September with Rishi Sunak. For the day, she picked a fusion outfit effortlessly blending Indian and Western styles. 

Not Just Bollywood | Muzaffar Ali: ‘Cinema is a blend of all art forms; it sensitises you’
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Not Just Bollywood | Muzaffar Ali: ‘Cinema is a blend of all art forms; it sensitises you’

In conversation with filmmaker, cultural revivalist and designer Muzaffar Ali on cinema changing, how art is a way of sensitizing and humanising people and more.

Getting Sudha Murty to serve on the NCERT committee is a win for children's literature
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Getting Sudha Murty to serve on the NCERT committee is a win for children's literature

The fixation with Sudha Murty's personal food preferences has resulted in massive trolling recently and her achievements seem to have been forgotten. As one of the most popular authors of children’s literature in India, she has much to contribute to NCERT