Save the veena

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Shailaja Khanna

This musical instrument is so ancient that it can be called India’s wealth. Yet, except the BBC, nobody is documenting its sound or legendary practitioners, Jayanthi Kumaresh tells Shailaja Khanna Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh, arguably the finest veena player today, has an impressive musical lineage. She is a sixth generation representative...

In-between people

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Uma Nair

Bharti Kher’s sculpture display in London has sparked off cross-flow conversations. By Uma Nair Artists of different generations and from across the world — including a strong female voice — have come together to explore multiple concepts, spanning political and architectural ideas, natural forms and material experimentation at Frieze Sculpture in...

Best out of WASTE

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Abheet Gupta

Art can be used to educate and change the world. Abheet Gupta talks to activist ANJALI JAIN about how that can be done At some point in our lives, we have thought of working for the betterment of society but that has remained an intent. Not many of us have been...

Watch out

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Pioneer

ArtReach India and Ojas Art are conducting an exhibition of works by children of Salaam Baalak Trust who were participants of Artreach’s Teaching Fellowship Programme 2017-18, led by artist Sonam Chaturvedi. Along with her, 19 young artists’ talent will be on display as well. When: Till July 20. Where: Ojas...

An affair to remember? Or companionship

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | Asmita Sarkar

Solène Paillet of the first dating website for married people tells Asmita Sarkar that there are a number of reasons why Indian women are open to new encounters post-marriage like tying the knot at an early age, inability to deal with changes in life, physical dissatisfaction, married to the wrong...

Trend blazer

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | Pioneer

Bendre tells her son about rape Actress SONALI BENDRE shared an example of explaining rape to her son. She revealed, “The conversation started because I mistakenly said the ‘F’ word out loud. He asked me why was it such a big deal to use that word? We were in a dilemma....

The small ‘bang’

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | IANS

Iain Armitage, the protagonist in Young Sheldon, stumbled into acting Iain Armitage was seen as a troubled Ziggy Chapman in hit show Big Little Lies, and then entered The Big Bang Theory universe as the lead character in its prequel Young Sheldon. The child actor says he didn’t dream of getting...

Rakeysh would love to remake Angoor, Ijaazat

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | IANS

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who considers Gulzar his ‘guru’, is not in favour of remakes as such, but if he had to go down that road, he would love to pick the veteran writer-director’s evergreen films Angoor or Ijaazat. At an event here earlier this year, Mehra had mentioned he would...

Love in every hue

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | Nitesh Jidani

The audience ensured that after innumerable twists and turns, the finale of Sense8 managed to tie up all the loose ends After the outcry from fans of Sense8, the Netflix Big-Budget show, the finale has been finally released. The show, which was being shot in different continents had overshot the...

Restore Harmony in All Spheres of Life

Monday, 09 Jul 2018 | Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

If the solutions to our problems are guided by anything other than the one aimed at restoring harmony, then earth will be in perennial crisis, says Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them, said Albert Einstein. Wasn’t he right?...


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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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