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
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
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...
Three questions with Australia-based chef, Adam D'Sylva
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
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...
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’
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
Three questions with British-Indian artist Hetain Patel
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.
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
A new educational app, Edusync, aims to make course material more accessible to students and teachers
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
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...
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
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
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...
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...
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
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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