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Beating a retreat: Five hill stations to discover

Beating a retreat: Five hill stations to discover

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This excerpt from Shahnaz Habib’s new book explores the history of the ubiquitous travel document.

The surprising history of the passport


Tarini Uppal’s list will transport you to distant shores—without ever leaving home.

Around the world in nine books


Here’s the splainer team’s recommended list of new releases to binge-watch.

We recommend: The best new movies and TV series


Here's the splainer fam's soundtrack to blast on your car stereo.

Coz I’m going places…

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Shots Fired!

July 15 2024

With the assassination attempt on Trump, US democracy is bracing for yet another battering.

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Darker Shade of Dior

July 12 2024

If you're a luxury brand, why opt for sweatshops in Bangladesh when you have them in Milan?

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Pet Subjects

July 11 2024

There's been a shift in dogs' relationship with science—from torturous tests to compassion.

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Miseducation of Munjal

July 10 2024

The future of edtech appears cloudy even as the Kota factories churn on. What went wrong?

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