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This illustrator from Bengaluru is working on a book of trees found in Western Ghats

“Plants are not the sexiest subject, but illustrations capture the most ideal representations of plant life,” says Nirupa Rao.

Young at heart: These senior women love to travel, and have no plans of stopping

From wearing a swimsuit for the first time to trekking up steep slopes - these women are proving that age is truly just a number for them.

Snip, snip since 1939: Meet Kerala hairdressers, one of the oldest in Chennai

Ensconced in the busy streets of Pondy Bazaar, Kerala Hairdressers is an heirloom craft started by V Sankunni Nair in 1939 and currently run by his grandson, Sandeep.

From toilets to sports wear, this Telangana man is providing for 34 govt schools

Sridhar Reddy spends 40% of his salary on social work and has also been crowdsourcing funds through his FB page ‘Manna Miriyalaguda’.

Pain, anger, fear: How corporal punishment at home affects children

Sparing the rod won’t spoil the child: Parental love and discipline do not justify that slap or whack.

Shades of love: Amit doesn’t love his wife, but here’s why he will never leave her

For over two decades I have been a collector of stories of the great Indian middle-class. True stories that can rattle an overtly prudish society. This is one such story.

Tinkle’s 700th issue: A bumper ride with Suppandi, Shikari Shambu and Nasruddin Hodja

Ever since its launch in the year 1980, the comic, with its ever-popular stories across the multitudinous issues, has never failed to crack a smile.

Chennai’s first Animecon, a promising forum for cosplay lovers

This three-day fest is part of the month-long celebrations at Palladium and Phoenix Marketcity's Septemberfest.

Hyd’s Ronald Ross Institute of Parasitology remains neglected, cries for upkeep

Conservationists say they are caught between Osmania Uni — who own the institute — and the Airport Authority of India, who own the land.

Are your 'cloth' bags eco-friendly? They could be made of plastic, say experts

You may have gotten these bags from shops or when you get food delivered. While they look and feel like cloth, they're actually made from polypropylene.