Friday, 3 December, 2021
Home Features


A picture of the renovated Sabz Burj at Nizamuddin, Delhi. Photo Credit: Unnati Sharma

A silent Mughal-era monument is revealing itself — a shiny blue dome in the heart of Delhi

For a long time, Sabz Burj was a police station and six million vehicles drove past it every year. But now people can admire its Mughal-era architecture.
A band party prepares for a wedding, Cantt area, Varanasi | Jyoti Yadav | ThePrint

‘Marry any man before 3rd wave’ — Big fat weddings in small towns go on Covid crash diet

Band baja weddings are back. But with decorated lawns instead of hotel venues, slimmer guest lists in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Dr Niru Kumar receiving the Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bawan. | Photo Credit: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn

The Padma Shri-winning ‘Mars Venus coach’ — Dr Niru Kumar lets her work do the talking

John Gray's book 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus' wasn't just a bestseller, but it also inspired Dr Niru Kumar who won Padma Shri this year.
Representational image of gym equipment | Pixabay

Bodybuilding in NCR goes high on fake steroids in search of quick abs

Anabolic or androgenic steroids are synthetic derivatives of testosterone. Noida police recently arrested three people with fake steroids worth Rs 2 crore.
'Note' seller at a busy chowk in Karnalganj area, Katra | Jyoti Yadav

Marriage, money, maut — In Prayagraj’s ‘Kota’, students want exams as UP poll issue

After Covid slowdown, students are coming back to Prayagraj’s Katra to prepare for government job exams. But this time they have ‘double pressure’.
A still from The Morning Show | Apple TV/Facebook

Between #MeToo second chance and cancel culture, Apple TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ finds its feet

The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, shows the power of a second chance in its latest season.
Illustration: Manisha Yadav | ThePrint

BPL, India’s former favourite TV brand is making a comeback. Thanks to Reliance

Launched in 1963, BPL had its peak in the '90s, when the company was selling more than a million TV sets in India a month.
A couple hangs out in Sunder Nursery | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Love after Covid – Delhi couples throng monuments, from Sunder Nursery to Qutub Minar

For a year, all that most friends, lovers, couples knew were WhatsApp messages, video calls in between WFH, and chupke-chupke phone calls on terraces.

Yogi’s relief at Modi’s U-turn on farm laws, and a stand-up comic’s ‘sab changa si’ moment

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

There’s only one India and it’s not Vir Das’s, plus Shivraj is inspired by a Chinese legend

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera


A healthy diet consists of quality foods | Representative image | Wikimedia commons

Calorie count model is passe. Obesity is about what you eat, not how much

Good nutrition is beyond weight loss or theories. Obesity needs whole, practical, and sustainable diet planning.
File photo of IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath | Bloomberg

Gita Gopinath set to take on bigger role at IMF as first deputy managing director

Gopinath, the first female chief economist in IMF history, would replace Geoffrey Okamoto who plans to leave the Fund early next year.


Ministry of Defence building

Armed forces get breather from negative list, can import items in ‘immediate’ cases

A committee chaired by Gen. Bipin Rawat will oversee indigenisation efforts, and recommend the removal of items from the negative import list if needed.

What farm laws retreat by Modi govt tells us about ruling India like a CM with brute majority

No matter how dominant BJP is, India is a federation of states and it has CMs in only 12. Agriculture is largely a state issue, and most of India doesn’t follow it unquestioningly.