Wise beyond her years

Wise beyond her years

Monday, 23 September 2019 | Urvashi Sarkar

For Pooja Pasi, a young fierce advocate of girls’ rights, it was incomprehensible that only boys were entitled to privileges. By Urvashi Sarkar Nineteen-year-old, Pooja Pasi along with other children in the neighbourhood began a programme run by Committed Communities Development Trust (CCDT), a non-governmental organisation. She is a member of...

Thalaivi  in the making

Thalaivi in the making

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Pioneer

Ever since it was announced that actor Kangana Ranaut will be essaying the role of former chief minister of Tamil Nadu late Jayalalithaa in a biopic on the superstar-turned-politician, there was a lot of anticipation around how the actor would look, especially in her older version. Producer Vishnu Induri, who had...

‘Won’t do intimate scenes’

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | IANS

Actor Priyamani says that she doesn’t want to associate herself with sexual content in the webspace The National award-winning actor Priyamani, who stars in the web series — The Family Man along with Manoj Bajpayee, said that she avoids intimate scenes because such content is not suitable for a family audience. “I...

Beyond the arc lights

Beyond the arc lights

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Saimi Sattar

Actor and director Lillete Dubey tends to gravitate towards strong women as protagonists in her plays. The quest has led her to Devika Rani, the first lady of Indian cinema, says Saimi Sattar Who is the Indian actress who was on the verge of becoming our first global star, ran a...

Joking under the table

Joking under the table

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Team Viva

For stand-up comedian Russell Peters, who is set to return to India, there’s no right or wrong. Every comic can have an original viewpoint. The person has to be funny. By Team Viva He once took the spotlight and presented his bagful of jokes on India. One of them being, “Indian...

‘Singers look up to me’

‘Singers look up to me’

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | IANS

Bhangra-pop star Daler Mehndi has often taken the role of a mentor or a judge on singing shows. He says both are ways to give back to society the love and appreciation that he receives. The former Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar judge sees it as a responsibility to...

They break out with sound and fury

They break out with sound and fury

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Ayushi Sharma

Actors Sobhita Dhulipala and Emraan Hashmi have trodden a new path with their latest web series Bard of Blood, says Ayushi Sharma While a former Miss India is riding high on the success of her recent show Made in Heaven, the moniker of the other is a ‘kissing star,’ who has...

Gorgeous

Gorgeous

Friday, 20 September 2019 | Pioneer

Varq, the modern Indian restaurant at the Taj Mahal Hotel, is all set to celebrate its 11th anniversary. To mark this milestone, culinary legends like chef Naren Thimmaiah from Karavalli restaurant will curate the first ever Karavalli experience in the city. He will curate special dishes like Crab milagu fry,...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer