From The Editor

From The Editor

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Exotica

Whispers of spring Welcome to the February issue of Exotica, where we aim to transport you to the most captivating destinations, indulge your senses with cultural extravaganzas, and introduce you to inspiring personalities from around the world. In this issue, we have curated a diverse array of content to enrich your wanderlust...

Actress of depth and versatility

Actress of depth and versatility

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Exotica

Huma Qureshi, the acclaimed Indian actress, has carved her niche in the film industry with her remarkable talent and versatile performances. Her breakthrough role in Anurag Kashyap’s crime thriller Gangs of Wasseypur garnered widespread acclaim, establishing her as a force to reckon with in Bollywood. Known for her ability to...

TOAST TO THE COAST

TOAST TO THE COAST

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Exotica

A hotel that can be only accessed by boat. A marriage hall doubling up as a hotel. Modern towns spilling over into highways. Colonial ones returning into a cul-de-sac. Rivers emptying into the sea. Culinary adventures and misdventures. An unconventional and humbling lesson in technology. A disappearing chilli market. Squeaky...

A regal march

A regal march

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Shobori Ganguli

Novotel Aerocity's Food Exchange recently extracted a culinary gem from the ancient archives of Murshidabad. SHOBORI GANGULI narrates her experience of this memorable dive into history. Photographs by PANKAJ KUMAR Murshidabad, named after its founder Murshid Quli Khan, now a nondescript town of West Bengal, was once a thriving township and...

Treasure called Wazwan

Treasure called Wazwan

Thursday, 15 February 2024 | Shobori Ganguli

Kashmir’s signature Wazwan has weathered centuries of incursions to retain its original soul. SHOBORI GANGULI journeyed down that road at Shangri-La Eros in Delhi recently. Photographs by Pankaj Kumar It was a misty April afternoon in 2013 when our then Srinagar correspondent Khurshid Wani took us out for lunch at Srinagar’s...

Sunday Edition

Exploring Pages of Possibility

25 February 2024 | Rajdeep Pathak | Agenda

Risks Lurk Behind The Glamour

25 February 2024 | Archana Jyoti | Agenda

DOCTORSPEAK | India's Over-the-Counter Topical Steroid Crisis

25 February 2024 | Dr Diksha Agrawal | Agenda

WHO: Nations must step up tobacco control measures

25 February 2024 | Saima Wazed | Agenda

Rhythm of the Ruins unveils emotional brilliance

25 February 2024 | Swarn Kumar Anand | Agenda

astroturf | Saraswati calls for being in harmony with all

25 February 2024 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda