Swathi Nair

Beyond the sweet nothings

The recently launched breakfast menu features Bircher Muesli, Eggs Benedict and Akuri with Pav

22 Jul 2017

Tribal tones inspire Bandhani athleisure line

Inspired by her solo trip to Africa, Nupur Kanoi’s latest collection mirrors tribal art with Indian prints

22 Jul 2017

‘We’re still suckers for image’

Nanavati murder case, which dismantled the jury system in the country 60 years ago, finds a dramatic telling. Bachi Karkaria introduces her book In Hot Blood.

12 Jul 2017

Are you queen enough?

Bengaluru-based Fifty Shades of Gay to organise and broadcast first Indian drag queen race. Bollywood celebrities may appear as judges on this web series

11 Jul 2017

Mythical creatures from Narnia to come alive

 Set in a land of mythical creatures, 85 children in the musical, between the ages of 6 and 16 will present C S Lewis’ The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe in the city.

05 Jul 2017

Bengaluru theatre has a new villain

Artistes say GST regime will tax them and audience.They call the move a penalty that will stifle arts

28 Jun 2017

Hours of ‘madness’ for a Rs 500 phone

Engineering graduate Natique Raza tinkered with Chinese-made phones to make this handy model

22 Jun 2017

GST a penalty on arts, Jagriti floats petition

Protesting against the government’s move to levy 18 per cent GST or Goods and Services Tax  on  theatre, and other Indian performance arts, Jagriti Theatre has floated a petition online against it.

22 Jun 2017

Escaping a kidnap with an elephant head

Everyone knows the mythological story of how Lord Ganesh got a new elephant head. But what happened after? How well did he get along with his new head?

22 Jun 2017

Intimacy explored through touch, art

Minutely choreographed, carefully chosen movement sequences from real life will be played out on stage

21 Jun 2017

Smiles come cheap in KR Market

For years, self-styled ‘dentists’ have been running a successful business from makeshift stalls in KR Market.

21 Jun 2017

Free dental service for the poor with hot chai

“Tum cha piyo, tab tak daant ready hojaega. By the time you finish your tea, your new teeth will be ready,” Sheikh Anwar, a self-styled dentist at KR Market tells his customer.

21 Jun 2017

Tooth intervention to look smashing at weddings and ace govt job interviews

Got a government job interview, but falling short of a tooth or two? Well, head to KR Market because that is where the fixers are.

21 Jun 2017

Teen’s work on lakes takes her to Milky Way

Sahithi Pingali’s crowdsourced data collection platform to save water bodies gets her universal recognition.

15 Jun 2017

‘Reluctant feminist’ writes a feminist thriller set in a supernatural world

Are you a feminist who wonders what it would be like, if you could venture into the supernatural and earn powers to navigate through every day life? Well then, Shweta Taneja realises this imagination

15 Jun 2017