Mumbai's iconic The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel was opened to guests on December 16 today in 1903. On this occasion we take a look at some interesting facts about Jamsedji Tata's finest architectural contribution to Mumbai...
The Marathi play Mahanirvan turns 40 and it is time to revisit the cultural connections evoked by it. Based on the offbeat subject of funeral rites, it has found takers in seven Indian languages
Fans of English football team Millwall reacted angrily on Thursday after a school invited students to attend one of their matches and "even talk" to fans to learn about working class stereotypes on sexuality and race
Dilip Kumar's 92nd birthday was celebrated on Thursday with much fanfare in his home town of Peshawar where the legendary actor spent the first 12 years of his life
A preview of a photography exhibition at a SoBo art gallery was graced by personalities from different walks of life
The Boatman, a book by former aid worker John Burbidge, is set in India during the early 1980s, unearthing facets and talking about Mumbai landmarks which were part of a thriving but subterranean gay scene
She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says "it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country" due to the prevailing "gender inequality"
The maverick, who managed to turn Vikhroli into a cultural hub within just three years, tells Rinky Kumar why he derives great joy from connecting dots...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday that Fiji could serve as a hub for stronger Indian engagement with the Pacific Islands and acknowledged that Indo-Fiji relations have "at times been adrift; and that our cooperation should be much stronger than it is"
India and Australia Tuesday agreed on seeking an early closure on the civil nuclear agreement and also to speed up negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott
India and Australia Tuesday signed five agreements, including on exchange of sentenced prisoners and on tourism, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott held bilateral talks here
Pune's Vaidehi Reddy won the sixth edition of the "Doodle4Google" contest. The winning doodle went live on the Google India homepage on Children's Day, Nov 14, a statement
Vaidehi Reddy’s drawing for the Doodle4Google contest on this year’s theme, ‘A place in India I wish to visit’, will go live on the Google India home page today; it was chosen from over a million entries
New Employment Skills for India is a new initiative, supported by Superact, Don Bosco Tech and the Bandstand Cultural Society that empowers women through music
Themed on the Irani cafe, London chain Dishoom will open its third outpost in King’s Cross. Apart from hailing this cultural and culinary icon, the space salutes the people and the mood that shaped 19th and 20th century Bombay and India
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that the state government would fully cooperate with Centre in cleaning of rivers
Virasat Pune Club is encouraging entrepreneurs from the city and beyond to explore setting up businesses dealing with culture tourism; mid-day takes a look at how it can be done
Desperate to spend funds to ensure they don't lapse if unutilised, Standing Committee has approved a Rs 73-lakh tender to build the new library; while the one inaugurated in August 2014 is still waiting for books before it can formally begin
A Khar media professional’s insistence on following traffic rules and refusal to kowtow to VIP culture led to him being hit on the back with a lathi and threatened with a gun recently
“I was stopped by a policeman the other day for wearing an earring and a hair band,” a young man told a group of people in Mumbai last weekend.