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  • The Lowland was the result of curiosity: Jhumpa Lahiri

    The Lowland was the result of curiosity: Jhumpa Lahiri

    Jhumpa Lahiri bagged the 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and spoke to a jubilant audience over an internet call on Day Two at the Jaipur Literature festival

  • Lucky Ali talks about music, life and more in a candid chat

    Lucky Ali talks about music, life and more in a candid chat

    Musician Lucky Ali, who will be performing at SulaFest next month, discusses his new album in-the-making, why he can't farm anymore and his future plans

  • Special Feature: David Edward Hughes, the father of the microphone

    Special Feature: David Edward Hughes, the father of the microphone

    On the 115th death anniversary of Welsh-American scientist and musician David Edward Hughes, inventor of the first carbon microphone, we take a look at the man's contribution of the world of sound through this creation...

  • Serving Thaalis to Australians

    Serving Thaalis to Australians

    Three questions with Australia-based chef, Adam D'Sylva

  • Talk to the (robotic) hand

    Talk to the (robotic) hand

    In a session at Alliance Francaise, titled The Bionico Project, French engineer Nicolas Huchet will present his self-made robotic hand, based on an open source technology

  • A look back at some of Thomas Edison's greatest inventions

    A look back at some of Thomas Edison's greatest inventions

    American inventor Thomas Edison's first electric lighting system employing overhead wires began service at Roselle, New Jersey today on January 19 in 1883. On this occasion, we look back at some of his most famous innovations that went on to shape the future world...

  • My name is like my music: Prem Joshua

    My name is like my music: Prem Joshua

    Instrumentalist and composer Prem Joshua’s music bridges cultures. The german artiste tells Deepali Dhingra about his latest project, why he can never summarise his creations with a genre, and how India is the ‘home of his soul’

  • A sensuous start

    A sensuous start

    Prakriti Kakkar’s new track, Katra, from the film Alone, is grabbing eyeballs for its sexy visuals and her sultry voice. The young singer talks about bagging the project and her future plans

  • Spider-Man and I

    Spider-Man and I

    Three questions with British-Indian artist Hetain Patel

  • Riding on the edge

    Riding on the edge

    Lithuanian stunt rider, winner of the 2014 Stunt Riding Eurocup, Aras Gibieza who is currently in India to judge and showcase his skills in many Indian cities gets candid in an exclusive chat.

  • Survey: How people fake it, with books

    Survey: How people fake it, with books

    Kolkatans are the biggest fakers, while Mumbaikars choose coffee shops to fake it. The recent Landmark Fakespeare Survey 2014 throws a bunch of fun data on how Indians across major cities fake their reading habits to impress people

  • Logging into a digital classroom

    Logging into a digital classroom

    A new educational app, Edusync, aims to make course material more accessible to students and teachers

  • This 13-year-old comic artist condemns terror

    This 13-year-old comic artist condemns terror

    Disturbed by the horrific attack on Peshawar’s school children in late December last year, 13-year-old comic artist, Saloni Daini made a video for her YouTube channel to condemn terrorism, and is already creating a storm on the Internet

  • Inventions, discoveries of Galileo Galilei that shaped modern science

    Inventions, discoveries of Galileo Galilei that shaped modern science

    A look at Galileo Galilei's most notable innovations, discoveries and observations in the field of astronomy, physics and other disciplines on the noted Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher's 373rd death anniversary...

  • Innocence in the time of war

    Innocence in the time of war

    The guide puts the spotlight on British artist, photographer, Mark Neville, who spent 2 months capturing the horrors of war, especially from the eyes of the young on both sides, in Helmand, Afghanistan

  • Tunisian Jazz meets Indian Classical music

    Tunisian Jazz meets Indian Classical music

    As Tunisian Jazz musician Dhafer Youssef readies for the Fusion Music Concert with Zakir Hussain and Niladri Kumar — his debut performance in India — the oud player talks of how this stringed Middle Eastern instrument complements the tabla and sitar, the relevance of Jazz and why he doesn’t want to be labelled as a Sufi artiste

  • Interesting facts about the hot air balloon

    Interesting facts about the hot air balloon

    We pay tribute to French inventor Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier on his 270th birth anniversary by presenting a collection of interesting facts and trivia about the hot air balloon...

  • Louis Braille, the man who enabled the visually impaired 'to see'

    Louis Braille, the man who enabled the visually impaired 'to see'

    Today marks the 206th birth anniversary of Lous Braille, the French educator who invented Braille, a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired...

  • Poetry of the people

    Poetry of the people

    You don’t have to be a poet to get on stage and tell your life story in verse. Slam poetry is a rage abroad, and now, Airplane Poetry Movement hopes to help more people discover this powerful, poignant art form. With an India-Pak collaboration, a project on menstruation and a national poetry slam lined up, the initiative has found its voice, says Kareena Gianani

  • On a musical high

    On a musical high

    Divya Kumar, who started out as an assistant music programmer, is gradually making his mark in the playback world with hits such as Shake Your Bootiya (Finding Fanny) and Jee Karda (Badlapur). The young artiste affirms that though being typecast might not be a bad thing, singers should strive to experiment with genres

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