The coronavirus lockdown has put us in reverse gear. For a while, we can indulge ourselves with a few wistful glances at the rear-view mirror Firstpost .
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Even as Yiyun Li's work is set as much in China as in America, she continues to have a complicated relationship with the country and maintains that shed rather not have h
You may find it normal to see your boyfriend and female friends have a friendly bond. In fact, you may feel happy to see that they are on good terms. There can be people
Manipur's all-trans men football team is a counter to the male-female dichotomy in sport that doesn't provide enough space for queer participation. Firstpost .
The significance of the balcony in the time of the coronavirus are manifold, besides being our only means to connect with the now empty world outside. Tracing the socio-p
As the tenor of everyday life dimmed across the globe as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak, Sunila Galappatti wondered if this unprecedented experience could be r
The shortlist of six authors and their translators for this year's International Booker Prize has been announced by The Booker Prize Foundation. Firstpost .
Knowing how the coronavirus lockdown is ravaging our country, if you have a roof over your head and a couple of meals lined up, very few people can currently feel sorry f
During the ongoing lockdown in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, there are several cultural initiatives on social media that offer audiences a community to engage wit
World over, autistic people have challenged the normative idea of lighting it up blue with its harmful connotations, and sought a shift from awareness to acceptance, cele
Arts and culture organisation Junoon announced on Tuesday that over the next few months, it would be closing down. Firstpost .
A group of writers and illustrators from the children's literature community came up with a plan to have a different author read out a story at 11 am everyday. One writer
'Shehnaz' chronicles the life of a woman who survived domestic abuse, partition, familial estrangement, and what seemed like a glamorous life in Bombay long enough to liv
Theres been a lot of policing of bodies in this time of the coronavirus pandemic and LGBTQ+ influencers on social media have been especially calling out the community for
The greatest lesson of Chinese author Chen Qiufans little-known novel, The Waste Tide, may be that trash is frequently invisible to those who create it as are the people
Love Jihadis: An Open-minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh, by journalists Mihir Srivastava and Raul Irani, charts the territory of Western Uttar Prades
The Singer Laren Museum east of Amsterdam said The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884 by the Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was taken in the early hours of Monday.
In summer, you should wear such clothes in scorching sun and sweat, which are relieving heat, so when choosing clothes in summer, its material should be taken care of. Un
Talking about going to any party or going to work every day, if you have not made the right choice of your foot wear, then your reputation is going to be useless, in this
Millennials have become unique amid the coronavirus outbreak by being both potentially safe from humanity's excesses and unwitting agents of its distress. Their prerogati
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar. Firstpost .
To call Jorge Luis Borges The Garden Of Forking Paths a story seems a travesty. For it is a tour de force of creative cerebration, a quantum leap of the imagination. Firs
Mental health organisations and professionals have recognised the severity of the impact on people's mental health and are responding to the crisis by optimising digital
Compatibility is one of the pillars of a strong relationship. It ensures if you and your partner are able to exist together despite your pe
Overtime, Satish Gujral's work focused on several themes prominent among which were the trauma of Partition, the relationship between man, animal and technology and mytho
We all know that it takes so much more than love to build and maintain a relationship. Trust, honestly and respect form the very base of re
Even outside the context of a lockdown, theatre in India operates as what could be termed a grossly underpaid gig economy, with actors and technicians buffeting their sle
Unfortunate outbreaks like the coronavirus pandemic are a lesson into public ableism as they provide an empathetic window into the lives of those who already live with ps
Speaking from her home in New Delhi, Taslima Nasrin travels back to the time when Amar Meyebela was another solitary thought, keeping her company in exile Firstpost .
The jury of the 2019 The Hindu Prize described Mirza Waheed's book as being 'an extraordinary work of fiction whose complexity, depth and narrative mastery would be hard
Whats often overlooked is how Floyd Cardoz opened the doors for Indian cuisine to move beyond immigrant food and into the world of fine-dining. Chefs like Vikas Khanna an
MK Raghavendra's Locating World Cinema: Interpretations of Film as Culture highlights the importance of understanding the local context within which a film was created an
In over just a few weeks, a microbial entity has come not only to reign over our bodies and minds, but also to smash down our carefully constructed edifices of civility,
Amidst the severe outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, people are supposed to stay at their homes and avoid going out, if not necessary. Many
Most known for working with Satyajit Ray as a still photographer who captured the master craftsman in different moods at sets besides framing actors as they faced camera
Srirangam Srinivasarao, popularly known as Sri Sri, needed no introduction in Telugu households until a generation ago. Famously called Mahakavi (The Great Poet), he enjo
Italian-born artist, illustrator, and Asterix co-founder Albert Uderzo has died at the age of 92, informed his family earlier today. Firstpost .
Let's get one thing straight, having a strong and healthy relationship is not an easy cakewalk. Couples need to put an equal amount of effo
Shehan Karunatilaka on his new novel Chats with the Dead, writing about politics and finding hope amidst despair. Firstpost .
From online viewing rooms to virtual gallery tours and clever social media campaigns such as #museumfromhome, the art market is leaving no stone unturned to offset the po
Not all men are good at expressing their emotions when it comes to relationships. Thanks to the upbringing they receive that teaches them t
Minder is described as an app for awesome Muslims to meet each other basically, to find potential spouses. But there's a lot else going on on the halal app. Firstpost .
Bhagat Singhs objection to faith and God seemed to be both philosophical as well as springing from the severe religious unrest that he observed around him which marred re