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‘If I Had to Tell It Again’ review: A memoir of difficult relationships and depression

Gayathri Prabhu’s memoir essentially challenges one of the most treasured notions of a child that their parent is without fault.

Kerala’s magic realist and political commentator: Why everyone should read OV Vijayan

‘Gurusagaram’, a spiritual odyssey into the human psyche, won Vijayan the Sahitya Akademi Award and is probably his most accessible novel.

The Great Hyderabad Haleem Crawl: 18 eateries and how they fared

A must have list if you plan to explore the haleem scene in the city.

Drumming away stereotypes: Meet the women percussionists of the Dumru Festival

There was a time when women were not allowed to play percussion instruments, but that's no longer the case.

Why long-term separation from parents harms kids

Kids often experience anxiety when separated from parents for short periods. Longer separations, happening with some immigrant children, is a different matter.

Deep dive for environment: Meet the TN woman who paints corals to help save them

Today, on World Environment Day, Uma Mani is holding her first art exhibition in India, in New Delhi, after several shows in the Maldives.

50 years of Medimix: A brief history of India’s largest selling handmade soap

The soap was created by Dr VP Sidhan, who was a doctor with the Indian Railways, in 1969 to treat skin ailments among railway labourers.

On the Kut Kofta trail: A search for the rich mutton dish in Bengaluru

A popular dish in Muslim households, especially during the holy month of Ramzan, this dish is notoriously difficult to get right.

Uncovering the truth behind the first man treated with Penicillin, world’s first antibiotic

According to popular legend, Alexander developed sepsis after pricking himself while pruning roses in the garden of the police house in Oxfordshire in 1940.

'Save the smiles': Chennai NGO's workshops to sensitise adults on Child Sexual Abuse

AWARE India, a Chennai based NGO, began their Save The Smiles (STS) mission in 2016 with the aim to make Chennai child-friendly by 2020.