• A Diwali to remember

    A Diwali to remember

    The children of the female convicts at Yerwada jail will get to celebrate a special Diwali thanks to the efforts of the police officers who are trying to ensure they enjoy a memorable celebration

  • Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    While cleansing one’s home is a priority this festival, it’s time to purge your body, too. Foodhall is offering a Simply Organic hamper...

  • Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Goa-based artist Shilpa Mayenkar’s paintings highlight the deep-rooted historical and socio-cultural relationship between Goa and Portugal, their post-colonial links and the effect of globalisation on the populace

  • Jazz notes from across the border

    Jazz notes from across the border

    Little is known about the thriving Jazz music scene in Pakistan. Sachal Jazz Ensemble will give us a glimpse of this talent pool when they perform in Delhi NCR for the NH7 Weekender festival. the guide chats with Izzat Majeed, the band’s
    co-arranger and producer

  • In focus: Bandra's Bazar Road, framed!

    In focus: Bandra's Bazar Road, framed!

    Sign up for an Ethnographic Photography workshop that will be conducted by independent photographer, Sanjiv Valsan starting this Friday

  • It's all about the honey, honey

    It's all about the honey, honey

    Sarika Saswade is one of the few women honey collectors in Pune. After accruing about 10 years of experience in the field and making it to the Indian School of Business, the guide speaks to her about the challenges of the profession and why honeybees are a species one needs to pay heed to

  • Start-up to success, from home

    Start-up to success, from home

    In his memoir-cum-self help book, author James Joseph recounts his cross-continental journey -- from being a director at Microsoft in UK, to relocating to Kerala to eventually initiating a successful start-up

  • Care against crackers

    Care against crackers

    The festive season, despite its bonhomie, is harshest to one of man's best friends — the dog. the guide doles out handy tips on how to make this Diwali a hassle-free one for your beloved pet

  • Art to empower Mumbai's kids

    Art to empower Mumbai's kids

    Art for Akanksha puts heart into empowering children from lower income groups to realise their creative passions. the guide went behind the scenes to view how they brighten our Diwali in many ways

  • New direction to Indian cinema

    New direction to Indian cinema

    The Mumbai Film Festival has always been known for showcasing new talent. Kanika Sharma speaks to four young filmmakers who are earning applause in the non-competitive section, New Faces of Indian Cinema

  • A library without late fees

    A library without late fees

    JustBooks, is a chain of community libraries that allows members to borrow and return books from anywhere in the city

  • Interesting facts about the Nobel Prizes

    Interesting facts about the Nobel Prizes

    On the 181st birth anniversary of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, the creator of the Nobel Prizes, we present some interesting trivia about the accolades...

  • Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan's interview with mid-day

    Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan's interview with mid-day

    This year's Booker Prize winner, The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan, focusses on the atrocities committed in the building of the Death Railway during the Second World War. With nearly a quarter of a million forced labour employed by the Japanese, he explains why it matters to him, his father, a survivor of this Railway and India

  • Solo on stage

    Solo on stage

    The second edition of Going Solo International Theatre Festival brings down three engaging acts from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that will be staged in Mumbai for the first time

  • Art in a metro

    Art in a metro

    Cities have always been a magnet for artists, since they are buzzing hubs of activity and draw people from all over

  • Meet Mumbai's paper (heavy)weights

    Meet Mumbai's paper (heavy)weights

    Just in time to get your gift wrappers and greeting cards ready for Diwali, we drop by at paper products store, Chimanlals that has been catering to paper lovers for nearly 50 decades

  • The making of  the complete man

    The making of the complete man

    A new title on the Singhania legacy is a comprehensive chronicle of not just the life and times of one of India's biggest business families but also makes for an insightful timeline in the echelons of the country's growth in the industrial sector. Here's a sneak peek of what's inside the chapters of this fascinating success story

  • Reverse dialogues

    Reverse dialogues

    Known for his unique reverse glass works, Rusti Ratnagar is ready with another set of paintings, to be showcasing next week

  • They plan to beat music out of junk

    They plan to beat music out of junk

    Join a group of waste pickers from all over the city as they make music out of junk at a unique musical performance this Sunday

  • Chhattisgarh's lost wax art

    Chhattisgarh's lost wax art

    Jamaat art gallery is showcasing Gadhwakam bronze sculptures by traditional sculptor Jaidev Baghel from Chattisgarh