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Chronic pain during work is a big concern

One of today’s biggest threats to productivity is employee absence, owing to injuries caused by long work hours that result in repetitive strain Pushpendra Sahni, a software engineer from Mumbai, has been struggling with a frozen shoulder and chronic backache for the past two years. …

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The art and science of office design

The foundation of an office designed to reduce physical pain lies in ergonomics, the science of designing workplaces to fit the contours of the human body The modern office is evolving into an environment that prioritises employee health. This shift is driven by the growing …

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Travel: When the five go down to the farm, all alone

Teenagers are now travelling with friends, unchaperoned, to farm-stays that score high on safety and sustainability This might be straight out of an Enid Blyton book, with a group of teenagers heading to a farm for days filled with adventures and picnics. For though there …

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When the misogyny in cinema spills into real life

Tamil actor Mansoor Ali Khan’s sexist and offensive remarks against Trisha point to the misogyny that has always been a staple in cinema Casual misogyny has always been a staple element of Tamil cinema. But, when actor Mansoor Ali Khan casually and regretfully said he …

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A note on the issue: The art of the interview

B.N. Goswamy spent more than 50 years studying Indian art and miniatures, changing the way these were perceived by the world If one is a journalist, barely a day passes without doing an interview. Talking to people and asking the right questions is the first …

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B.N. Goswamy: The interpreter of miniatures

A pioneer who brought out the poetry in art, B.N. Goswamy passed away last week. In this interview to Lounge, a few weeks after the publication of his last book and some weeks before his death, he reflected on his lifetime’s work of putting names …

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Hanging out with the Attenbros

One day in June 2020, I had had enough of Peppa Pig. I found a penguin documentary and put it on for my children. I didn’t know it was going to change my life. Much of the pandemic is now a blur but I can …

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A century of queerness in Hindi fiction

‘On The Edge’ is a one-of-a-kind attempt at consolidating a selection of Hindi texts on same sex relationships The eminent literary historian and translator Ruth Vanita has an impressive body of scholarly work on same sex love, desire and relationships in Indian literature and culture. …

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