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As lockdowns lift, fans are investing for the long-term, surfing the web to splash out on pricey vintage sets, rather than plastic stopgaps. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Forget puzzles. Vintage board games battle boredom over the long term

London | By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Jigsaw puzzles have received the lion’s share of the attention, but they aren’t the only old-school game that’s experienced a renaissance during the pandemic self-isolation period.
Mission Mangal cast with director Jagan Shakti at the film’s promotion.
Mission Mangal cast with director Jagan Shakti at the film’s promotion.

Mission Mangal director Jagan Shakti undergoes surgery, mentor R Balki assures ‘nothing to worry about now’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 10:03 AM IST
Director Jagan Shakti, who reported collapsed while he was with friends in Mumbai, underwent an operation on Monday and is reported ‘doing well’.
Ranthambore codes its tigers with the letter T and a number against the letter so as to keep track of them(Isheta Salgaocar)
Ranthambore codes its tigers with the letter T and a number against the letter so as to keep track of them(Isheta Salgaocar)

Travel: The wild wild west!

Hindustan Times | By Isheta Salgaocar
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 08:01 PM IST
A safari through Ranthambore National Park both keeps you in the moment and takes you back in time
The pale, futuristic 52,000-square metre structure is located on Doha’s waterfront corniche.(National Museum of Qatar/Twitter)
The pale, futuristic 52,000-square metre structure is located on Doha’s waterfront corniche.(National Museum of Qatar/Twitter)

Qatar’s $434 million desert rose museum finally blooms

Doha | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 07:15 AM IST
Among the exhibits is a 19th century carpet embroidered with 1.5 million Gulf pearls and the oldest Koran yet discovered in Qatar, also dating back to the 1800s.
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