All stories by Nikita Puri
Beware of the TikTok appRediff.com25 Nov 2018
When it comes to embracing newer technology, youngsters are usually much faster than adults. It's this quick rate of adoption that also makes them susceptible to danger.
Stand with Kerala. Visit!Rediff.com8 Nov 2018
The sun is out. The flood waters have receded. Keralites have spent crores in quickly cleaning up the state and making it visitor ready. Go to Kerala folks!
Want to play games for a living?Rediff.com2 Nov 2018
Every day at 9 am, five 20-somethings who live in a 4-bedroom apartment in Bengaluru have a session with their physical trainer. After a workout, they spend the next 8 to 10 hours in their spacious living room, headphones in place and computer screens in front of them. Their salaried job: To play video games for the rest of the day.
How he makes billions selling idlis and dosasRediff.com18 Oct 2018
His rags-to-riches story would make a film. Meet Musthafa P C, the man behind ready-to-use breakfast foods that countless Indians trust.
If you need a LGBT-friendly professional...Rediff.com3 Aug 2018
...There is a new queer-friendly locator of health and legal-aid professionals that is now available online.
Inside the thriving world of India's private detectivesRediff.com27 Jul 2018
There's a certain amount of drama to the profession. Sample these taglines: 'We can see the unseen'; 'I can plant my detective in your guest bedroom.' One agency has even ensured that all its phone numbers end in '007'.
Prone to allergies? What you must knowRediff.com19 Jul 2018
From food to skin, allergies in India are rapidly on the rise, says Nikita Puri.
Chef talk and kitchen yarnsRediff.com28 Jun 2018
The life of a chef in the kitchen, as late Anthony Bourdain saw it, had a glory to it. The kitchen gently moves forward in the culinary world, tightly packed, yes, but with leaders un-despotic.
Meet Bandicoot, the robotRediff.com22 Jun 2018
How robots may eradicate manual scavenging in India.
A celebration of the versatile ikatRediff.com3 Jun 2018
One of the first things to strike one about Cinnamon, a 19-year-old designer boutique hub, is its architecture and feel.
Why you must eat 'ugly food'Rediff.com6 May 2018
It will change your perception of food forever.
'It's society that teaches children that transgender people are bad'Rediff.com16 Apr 2018
But this project is changing that -- one public artwork at a time.
Is jackfruit the new superfood?Rediff.com12 Apr 2018
The long-neglected fruit may finally get the recognition it deserves.
Bouldering: Can it bring home an Olympic gold for India?Rediff.com1 Apr 2018
Bouldering is the new favourite among India's adventure enthusiasts
Only in Coorg! Wine from coffee plantationsRediff.com18 Mar 2018
Homemade wines from this coffee county make for surprising experiences.
50 years later: The City of Dawn thrivesRediff.com17 Mar 2018
Auroville just turned 50. Aurovilians who grew up in The experimental city speak of how their childhood was marked by a sense of openness and possibility.
Why IBM is in awe of Tanmay BakshiRediff.com27 Feb 2018
Meet the teen tech prodigy, educationist, AI expert and lover of SpongeBob SquarePants.
Sreemoyee, keeper of storiesRediff.com7 Feb 2018
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu's writing, much like its creator, defies the very idea of labels.
How to get your wedding sponsored without being like Bharti SinghRediff.com19 Jan 2018
One needs to carefully tread the thin but solid line between the sublime & the ridiculous.
The teen who could revolutionise the war against heart attacksRediff.com28 Dec 2017
He invented a skin patch that can detect a silent heart attack 6 hours before it happens!