Roshne Balasubramanian

The magic machine

In the early 90s, automatic and semiautomatic washing machines manufactured and promoted by prominent brands like Videocon, IFB and TVS became the ‘to-buy’ device on several family shopping lists.

22 Sep 2018

Goals Galore!

But, the boys aren’t cooling their legs off after the win.

19 Sep 2018

Sunday brunch of frames and plates

After a long week, there’s no better way to unwind than with a scrumptious Sunday brunch.

19 Sep 2018

Capturing the hidden Mumbai

When I was in college, I wanted to become a nuclear scientist, but I figured that was going to be a lot of work.

15 Sep 2018

Spins and twirls in the south

In the last five years, Shritha Baskar, a 25-year-old guru has taught Kathak to over 250 students between ages five and 50.

13 Sep 2018

E-sword is mightier than the predator

The gadget is GPS enabled. So, whenever a woman is in trouble, her thumb impression on e-sword’s sensor will activate the GPS mechanism.

13 Sep 2018

Bored gamers, ahoy! 

Meeting new people, creating friendships beyond the usual social circle and having real conversations have become difficult these days, says Krishna.

13 Sep 2018

Ganeshas in city get a ‘green’ birthday

In front of a house in MGR Nagar, Manali, a plastic sheet with a thick layer of mud on top, is laid.

11 Sep 2018

Sensibly sensitive

It’s 2 am, your phone buzzes. You turn it on, ‘one new message’ reads the notification.

10 Sep 2018

Ideas, innovations, insights

The award function not only honoured three small-scale entrepreneurs for their innovations but also introduced a ‘Great Ideas’ category wherein individuals were felicitated.

08 Sep 2018

‘Your kid’s abuser may  be someone you know’

When a child discloses abuse, remember to stay calm and listen to them.

08 Sep 2018

‘She accepted us as her parents’

The first Indian couple to adopt a child with Down syndrome (DS)are here in the city,” said an acquaintance over the phone.

06 Sep 2018

Meet the man who quit software job to carry on his father’s 53-year-old publishing house in T Nagar

Books lined in shelves, some loosely arranged on the floor, and some neatly stacked inside boxes, is what captures your attention first when you enter Varthamanan Pathippagam

05 Sep 2018

Wood-fired goodness at Bon Pizza

Maheshwaran and Sunil Kumar, two 20-something former IT employees, are on four wheels every evening, serving delicious wood-fired pizzas in Anna Nagar.

04 Sep 2018

Of Old and new Madras

As part of an extended Madras Week celebration, the Australian Consulate in association with Poochi Venkat is holding an exhibition — ‘Lineside’.

03 Sep 2018