The power of sacred flowers

The power of sacred flowers

Monday, 08 October 2018 | Divya Modi

HelpUsGreen, started by Ankit Agrawal and Karan Rastogi, works to recycle flowers and the organic waste from the temples. By Divya Modi What caught the attention of Ridhima Modi was not the qualifications of her to-be-husband or that he had a patent in his name, but his innovative thought-process. Ridhima, a...

Voices from the city

Voices from the city

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Chahak Mittal

It’s amusing how every piece of work varies in terms of its perception of the viewer. Art NOW brings expressions of 35 storytellers. By Chahak Mittal No matter what the subject is — a barn at twilight, an unpaved road winding into the distance, fireflies in the night sky, a newborn...

‘World is awakening to zero tolerance’

‘World is awakening to zero tolerance’

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Team Viva

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi talks about how there is no place for violence in a civilised society Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi expressed happiness that  the Norwegian Nobel Committee continues to award the Peace prize to anti-sexual violence campaigners every year. This year, the award went to Nadia Murad, former Islamic State (IS) sex...

Keepers of tradition

Keepers of tradition

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Asmita Sarkar

Qawwali singer Idris Qutbi speaks to Asmita Sarkar about Sufiyana heritage and how it brings one closer to god The Qutbi Brothers Qawwals are revered as one of India’s most celebrated qawwali singers. They come from an 750-year-old school of Indian musical. “This is an old tradition and qawwals don’t know the...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Team Viva

As The Flash is back with its fifth season, actor Grant Gustin, who plays the lead Barry Allen, talks about what the audience could expect from this superhero series In the season four finale, Nora [Jessica Parker Kennedy] revealed that she was the daughter of Barry and Iris [Candice Patton]. How...

An arduous journey

An arduous journey

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Ayushi Sharma

Actor and producer Sohum Shah tells Ayushi Sharma how he has guarded the film as a child and nurtured it closely Ever since the title of Sohum Shah’s forthcoming film Tumbbad was announced it has raised everyone’s curiosity about the subject of the film. Tumbbad is a remote village in the Konkan...

Blind man’s folly

Blind man’s folly

Saturday, 06 October 2018 | Asmita Sarkar

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana talks about moving away from slice-of-life films with Asmita Sarkar Dressed in white disruptors and a brown overalls by designer Pawan Sachdeva, Ayushmann Khurrana looked comfortable but worn out with the promotional side of filmmaking. Before I could ask a question, he questioned if I wrote with an...

In quest of  the unknown

In quest of the unknown

Friday, 05 October 2018 | Samrin Inayati

The cuisine from Rampur has been making waves around the country for some time now but Samrin Inayati urges connoisseurs to look beyond the familiar taar qorma and kebabs Tucked some 180  km away from the national capital of India, Rampur is a small town in Uttar Pradesh. Notorious for endowing...

Sunday Edition

OddlyEnough

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

'Ganesh vandana made on a lark with tune in mind'

14 October 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Happiness in your hands

14 October 2018 | Dr Meenal Sharma Jagtap | Agenda

WeeklyNatter

14 October 2018 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Sky is the limit

14 October 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Briefly Speaking

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda