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Bangalore: In Matrimonial Meet For The Ultra Rich, Only 'Young Achievers' And 'Beautiful Girls' Welcome

Bangalore: In Matrimonial Meet For The Ultra Rich, Only 'Young Achievers' And 'Beautiful Girls' Welcome

According to the ad, young achievers who are "successful entrepreneurs, eminent professionals, or graduated from top universities" and "beautiful girls" may apply.

14 February 2022
How Coins, Currencies Changed Character Over Time

How Coins, Currencies Changed Character Over Time

Gupta, Roman and Islamic coins and shared currencies of India & Pakistan and East & West Germany feature in ‘India and the World’ exhibition on in Delhi

14 February 2022

The Shujaat Bukhari I Knew: Fearless, Calm, Altruistic And Tenacious

Much before he became the editor of Rising Kashmir in 2012, the Kashmiri journalist was a proponent of happy coexistence and helpful attitude—within the...

When A Top Cop Builds A Magic-Real Bridge From Jorhat To Jaisalmer

When A Top Cop Builds A Magic-Real Bridge From Jorhat To Jaisalmer

Today is Bihu, the Assamese new-year spring festival. A look at the English translation of the latest short-story collection by Kula Saikia, also the...

14 February 2022

Cannabis Effect On Cocktail of Festive Colours At Krishna Country

To be quiet in the boisterous Vrindavan Holi crowd is like submitting yourself to all eventualities. The bhang, though, can be pacifying—more so when...

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14 February 2022
The Story of a Black Goat, Red Sky, Grey Village and Blue People

The Story of a Black Goat, Red Sky, Grey Village and Blue People

Only an extremely tender mind can pen a work like Poonachi. A look at Perumal Murugan’s comeback Tamil novel that takes a worldview through a she-goat’s...


14 February 2022
Impressions Of Syrian Author In Kashmir

Impressions Of Syrian Author In Kashmir

“In Middle East people recognize you as an outsider. There is an aggression towards the foreigner. I have not felt any sort of aggression here.”


14 February 2022
Kumar And Das: Two Phenomenal Gandharvas In Indian Music Expanse

Kumar And Das: Two Phenomenal Gandharvas In Indian Music Expanse

Today is National Youth Day. January 12 is also a date associated with Hindustani vocalist Kumar Gandharva. This week, marking the wane of the winter solstice,...


14 February 2022
Kalamandalam Hyderali & Balipa Narayana: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Kalamandalam Hyderali & Balipa Narayana: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

The arrival of mikes altered the soundscape of a classical art like Kathakali. Slightly north of its native Kerala, Karnataka has traditional Yakshagana less...


31 December 2017
Bye 2017: Fun of Cross-Culture Strains Across Rajasthan, Kerala, America, Japan, Tamil Nadu...

Bye 2017: Fun of Cross-Culture Strains Across Rajasthan, Kerala, America, Japan, Tamil Nadu...

How will it sound if a Rajasthani villager or an American youngster sings a folksy Malayalam film song? A Japanese dancer presents an ancient south Indian...


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30 December 2017
The Full-Moon Danseuse Who Went On To Shine Like Summer Sun

The Full-Moon Danseuse Who Went On To Shine Like Summer Sun

For Indian dance, 2017 marks the 60th year of the entry of an exponent who impacted its classical wing like not many others in the south. The life and times of...


01 December 2017
Sethalapathi Balasubramaniam: Solitary Singer Who Inspired Many Maestros

Sethalapathi Balasubramaniam: Solitary Singer Who Inspired Many Maestros

December overlaps with the Tamil month of Margazhi, which Chennai celebrates with a slew of classical concerts. Here’s a look at a less-celebrated Carnatic...


15 November 2017
‘English Notes’ That Pepped Up Patriotism Then And Is Great Fun Today

‘English Notes’ That Pepped Up Patriotism Then And Is Great Fun Today

Today is Harikesanallur Muthaiah Bhagavatar Day. A look at the 20th-century Carnatic titan’s ‘English Notes’ in a week that also marked the birth...


08 November 2017
Suhasini Koratkar: Classical Vocalist Who Enriched The Special Flavour Of Bhendibazaar

Suhasini Koratkar: Classical Vocalist Who Enriched The Special Flavour Of Bhendibazaar

Hindustani music lost last night a senior exponent of one of the distinct streams of khayal. Eclecticism defined the Pune-based artiste’s pursuit of various...


06 November 2017
What Flaw Kept Disturbing This Flautist Genius While Delivering An Intensely Cerebral Stretch?

What Flaw Kept Disturbing This Flautist Genius While Delivering An Intensely Cerebral Stretch?

If eccentricity was one trait of Flute Mali, then the audiovisuals of a 1985 concert best exemplify it. A look at the unconventional stage conduct of late...


03 November 2017
How A Fluctuating Atheist And Sure Marxist Excelled As A Kathakali Artiste

How A Fluctuating Atheist And Sure Marxist Excelled As A Kathakali Artiste

Pariyanampatta Divakaran went on to be largely a non-believer while scaling heights in a Kerala classical dance-drama that revolves around Puranas. A take on...


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24 October 2017
Gurgles Of Cauvery, Resonance Of Partition: The Surge Of Indian Classical Music

Gurgles Of Cauvery, Resonance Of Partition: The Surge Of Indian Classical Music

Two young-generation vocalists of Carnatic and Hindustani systems celebrate their birthday today. A look at the artistic journeys of Pattabhirama Pandit and...


21 October 2017
How Well Can A Filmmaker Zoom Up After Debut Work?

How Well Can A Filmmaker Zoom Up After Debut Work?

His growth as an Assamese director to reckon with largely happened subsequent to his first work on the celluloid. A look at Aparoopa, the earliest film of...



16 October 2017
Kerala Cements Cultural Bridge With Delhi Over 3 Days & Nights

Kerala Cements Cultural Bridge With Delhi Over 3 Days & Nights

A collaborative heritage festival by the governments of Kerala and Delhi in the national capital showcases an array of past, present and futuristic aesthetics...


16 October 2017
MAMI Movie Mandi: A Matchmaking Between Sales Agents And Filmmakers

MAMI Movie Mandi: A Matchmaking Between Sales Agents And Filmmakers

Kiran Rao talks about the journey of Mumbai's most-loved film festival since she took over and challenges and achievements along the way.



14 October 2017
Two Early Starters Who Continue To Add Shine To Indian Music

Two Early Starters Who Continue To Add Shine To Indian Music

Shahid Parvez and Shashank Subramanyam started as child prodigies. Today is the birthday of both the Hindustani sitarist and Carnatic flautist, who have...



12 October 2017
When A Painter Chose To Try His Hand In Photography

When A Painter Chose To Try His Hand In Photography

As an artist of reasonable recognition, Sanjay Bhattacharyya chose to one day begin using the camera to express his sense of visual beauty. The results have...


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