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Roshni Nair

  • The fat is in the fire

    Body shaming is the refuge of the insecure. But so ingrained is the desire for slenderness that anyone with some girth is considered flawed, finds Roshni Nair

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Chanakya's tribe: All you need to know about country's high-IQ society Mensa India

    Mensa India President Nirav Sanghavi talks to Roshni Nair about the work done by the high-IQ society in the country and why there's no such thing as the 'typical Mensan'

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 6:10am
  • Anatomy of a Taxidermist

    India’s only wildlife taxidermist Dr Santosh Gaikwad talks to Roshni Nair about the joys, rigours and importance of his profession

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:35am
  • Why Mills & Boon deserves more respect

    Four authors from Mills & Boon India talk to Roshni Nair about why the romantic fiction genre deserves more respect

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • Everything you wanted to know about multimillion dollar surrogacy business

    In light of the Baby Gammy controversy, Roshni Nair explores the ethical issues plaguing India's multimillion dollar surrogacy business

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • The Dirty Picture: What goes on behind the scenes of Censor Board

    The arrest of Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar and two others has exposed the seamy underbelly of film certification in India. Roshni Nair finds out more

    Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 6:40am
  • Little known profession of embalming has an unlikely hero with 26/11 connection

    Everybody deserves a good send-off is his mantra. Roshni Nair meets John Pinto, the world's only MBE undertaker for whom body preservation is both art and science

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 6:55am
  • Six Feet Under: John Pinto, the world's only MBE undertaker

    Everybody deserves a good send-off is his mantra. Roshni Nair meets John Pinto, the world's only MBE undertaker for whom body preservation is both art and science

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 6:40am
  • Indian Jews speak about the ongoing Gaza conflict

    A crowd of policemen barricade the entrance to the Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue at Kala Ghoda in south Mumbai. It is Shabbat, the seventh day of the week for Jews, the day when the doors of the synagogue are thrown open to all to offer kiddush, the festive evening meal. After some effort, I am...

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 7:00am
  • True Detectives

    From corporate espionage and family litigations to the occasional 'thrilling case', private detectives dabble in it all. Roshni Nair speaks to some sleuths in Mumbai and finds a world quite removed from Miss Marple, Karamchand or Bobby Jasoos.

    Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 6:50am