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Finding diamonds on the fjord | brunch | feature

Finding diamonds on the fjord | brunch | feature

We were at No. 5, Sophies Gate, in downtown Oslo, an address familiar to Jo Nesbø’s readers. One of the nameplates at the entrance to the building says ‘Harry Hole’. The moment when fans of the fictional detective are introduced to this quirky nugget is a highlight of Oslo’s Harry ...

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Men’s Style Special! Two young sports stars show us how the young dress… | brunch | feature

Men’s Style Special! Two young sports stars show us how the young dress... | brunch | feature

Do all millennials live their lives uninhibitedly on social media? Evidently, not all do.Our cricketing superstar today may have over a 100K followers on Instagram, but our 19-year-old racer, Jehan… well, he prefers a more reserved approach. First time famous Jehan arrives ahead of schedule and sits quietly in a ...

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“I want to go out on a date with Huma Qureshi,” says Kubbra Sait a.k.a Kukoo the transgender from Sacred Games | brunch | feature

“I want to go out on a date with Huma Qureshi,” says Kubbra Sait a.k.a Kukoo the transgender from Sacred Games | brunch | feature

Date of birth: July 27 Sun Sign: Leo Place of birth: Bengaluru School/college: National Institute of Information & Management Sciences, Bangalore First break: Ready (2011) High point of my life: Bagging the role of Kukoo in Sacred Games Low point of my life: In 2016, when I was totally jobless for six ...

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The inner life of Frida Kahlo | brunch | feature

The inner life of Frida Kahlo | brunch | feature

This July, I ventured into the hallowed halls of the Victoria & Albert museum, with the highly coveted tickets of Making Herself Up in hand. The exhibition promised to offer a fresh perspective on Frida Kahlo’s compelling life story. I knew what most of us know about Kahlo already: she ...

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Who let the goats out? Runaway herd invades Idaho neighborhood

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

(Reuters) – More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes and tree leaves. The herd of goats had been at work clearing some land for the county when scores of ...

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The woodcrafters of Pondy – The Hindu

The woodcrafters of Pondy - The Hindu

At The Grid — artist and cultural producer Justine de Penning’s Chennai-based co-working space — a glass-topped wooden table with a jagged inlay of dark and light wood is one of the highlights. Created by Puducherry-based furniture designer, Vincent Roy, it was conceptualised after de Penning remarked on the beauty ...

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Terrace garden kits to grow your own vegetables

Terrace garden kits to grow your own vegetables

Vendakkaai sambar and mullangi poriyal,” says the sprightly Selvarani when asked about the lunch menu. She has just finished harvesting vegetables for the day from her terrace garden — tender ladies finger, bright red radishes and tomatoes, fresh green chillies…. “Yesterday, I made keerai thovaiyal and brinjal puli kuzhambu. Greens ...

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Christmas comes early for London department store

Christmas comes early for London department store

LONDON (Reuters) – On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges. Holding a guitar and sporting black sunglasses, Santa was dressed to fit the store’s theme of “Selfridges Rocks ...

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Fields Medal stolen from Kurdish mathematician in Rio

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics,’ had his prize stolen shortly after receiving it during a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Caucher Birkar, a Kurdish refugee from Iran teaching at Cambridge University, put the gold medal, ...

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On the jewellery exhibition by Hyderabad’s Kalasha Jewels

On the jewellery exhibition by Hyderabad’s Kalasha Jewels

Valuable lessons from the Kalasha exhibition: The best emeralds are from Columbia; Sapphires are from Sri Lanka and the world’s best rubies are to be had from Burma. A walk around the carpeted venue with N Ravindra yields these nuggets of information. The Branch Head of Kalasha in Hyderabad, points ...

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