I used to know Nasscom two decades ago as a one-man show in T-shirt and jeans, when the late Dewang Mehta walked the newsrooms trying to sell the idea that India would become a big software exporter, writes N Madhavan.
A Mumbai-based filmmaker’s directorial debut tells the tale of a 150-year-old tradition followed in Bihar where the birth of a girl child is greeted with the planting of 10 mango trees. Pankti Mehta writes.
The city can get maddeningly claustrophobic and most of us dream of escaping into nature while we slog away at our desks. Make your daydreams a reality and indulge in a green holiday in the midst of hectares...
The city police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a flesh-trade racket with the arrest of three persons, including the kingpin woman who used to use her residence in Gopal Nagar area this purpose.
You don’t have to forgo luxury for adventure; Mauritius gives you a perfect blend
Forget Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, there are other ways to enjoy the land of the flamenco
Nostalgic and real, this is the inside story of South Mumbai homes, Jogeshwari slums and bar dancers.
Take this tour through Victoria and sample its many offerings
Poland's past is inextricably linked to the World War. Yet modern Poland has risen above grey shadows of her past, with a colourful and chirpy image
The upcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), to be held next month, will witness a record number of 138 designers showcasing their collection on the ramp and racks.
In the Czech Republic, there is more than one way to appreciate a good brew. Their love of lager extends from gulping the frothy liquid to soaking in the suds at spa.
A journey to the lost city of Petra in Jordan is like taking a trip back in time — Roman tombs, Nabatean temples and gigantic cliffs transport you to an epic past. Ironically, the Bedouin tribes of Petra are called ‘Bedul’ that means ‘change’. Yet, even though they have adapted to modern times, they’ve held onto their culture...
The Bedouins of Petra have swapped their disdashas for denims and their caravans for cars. But despite their apparent modernisation, they never lost touch with their roots
Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat answered questions of thousands of readers in a Live Chat on Hindustan Times. If you missed the chat, read the transcript to know his witty answers.
David Davidar looks and talks like the protagonist in his new book, Ithaca - self-assured, languorous, and one with the reputation of being one of the best in the publishing industry. He talks to Sonakshi Babbar about the controversies, his book and new his publishing house, Alpeh.
Design One, a charitable exhibition by the Sahachari Foundation, has brought together 90 designers under one roof, all offering specially-designed collections for the upcoming festive season.
No one can spin yarns quite like the Irish. From legends of leprechauns to fables of fairies, here are just some of the myths that cast their magic over tourists in Ireland.
Tjapukai are indigenous rainforest tribes of Tropical North Queensland, Australia. A few decades ago, the community was almost lost, and their language was close to extinction as less than a handful spoke it.
You've put in the extra hours, survived meetings and met crazy deadlines at work. Your reward, a trip worth a million dollars to the land Down Under
Led by Mumbai-based Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, 35 leading authors including Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Anita Desai, Kiran Desai, Suketu Mehta, Pico Iyer, Amit Chaudhuri and Hari Kunzru have lent their names to a letter to Mumbai University vice-chancellor Rajan Welukar, demanding the reinstatement of Rohinton Mistry's novel Such a Long Journey in the second–year English Literature syllabus.