Art and Culture]
Published on Feb 06, 2023 03:42 PM IST
An artist based in Jaipur gathered electronic waste from multiple bank branches and transformed it into a 10-foot-tall statue named "Matraka."
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Lucknow
There are more and more children growing up in multilingual environments. Experts say speaking two or more languages helps widen a child's horizons and that there is no one perfect strategy for multilingual education.
This play written by late playwright Girish Karnad combines myth and folktale, song and speech, humour and pathos.
Published on Feb 05, 2023 12:36 PM IST
A major work from the Austrian painter Gustav Klimt has returned to Vienna where it will be shown in its homeland for the first time in nearly 60 years, after museum officials pieced together its tumultuous history.
Published on Feb 04, 2023 06:18 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
It can be hard starting one’s search later in life. Hard, but not impossible. There are simple early steps to take. A new client of mine is 51, never dated, and is finding her feet already.
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 05:30 PM IST
The Chennai-based timepiece collector just earned a Guinness world record for person with the most mechanical clocks. Take a peek at how it all began, and some of the stories behind his favourite pieces.
Published on Feb 04, 2023 05:24 PM IST
Chances are you’ve heard of voguing, perhaps through the Madonna song. But what is this dance form from the drag subculture? Why do the moves look like Egyptian hieroglyphs or magazine shoots? Who are the young Indians promoting it here at home? Take a look.
Dr Reddy introduced private corporate health care to India. Apollo is now a national chain with a growing presence overseas, and its founder is dreaming new dreams for the future of the country’s doctors and patients.
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 05:07 PM IST
Here is a selection of art pieces that you can place in your home to promote happiness, positivity and good vibes.
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 02:00 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Pradip Sengupta, a retired geologist, has hand-made pop-up versions of a nursery rhyme collection, an alphabet primer, a nonsense novella, for his granddaughter Myra Sarkar, now 7.
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 08:14 PM IST
The immense delay in setting up a Women’s Premier League in India borders on neglect. But now it’s finally here, and lives will never be the same.
Published on Feb 03, 2023 05:55 PM IST
The Cold Wars of the future will be fought over science and technology. Already, borders are quietly closing on intellectual property. As resources become scarcer and new challenges emerge, the world's major powers are preparing. Take a peek inside India’s race to catch up, and maybe speed ahead.
When it comes to decorating or enhancing the beauty of homes, focusing on all interior aspects becomes crucial, particularly doors and windows. If you are among them who are searching for ways to renovate your home, here are trends that are going to dominate the home decoration segment this year.
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 11:32 AM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Alcohol brands are thinking outside the bottle to fuel and gratify a new drinking culture.
Published on Feb 01, 2023 09:13 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
Can robots make art? Will ChatGPT replace authors? Is artificial intelligence creative? One thing is certain: AI is set to revolutionize the art world, even if authorship issues remain unresolved.
Tanjore art brings the rich history and culture of South India to life. Let's dive into the world of Tanjore art and discover its stunning techniques, materials, and styles.
It's time to give your bedroom a chic makeover. From high gloss finishes to over-the-top drama, here are seven bedroom styles that will be out of style in 2023.
Masrat Jan, a Kashmiri artist, is breaking stereotypes by preserving and reviving Kashmiri heritage and culture through the disappearing art of paper mache.
Published on Jan 29, 2023 11:29 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Srinagar
Self-publishing is no longer the taboo it once was. It's a viable and respected way to get your work out there. It's an opportunity to share your work with the world, without the need for a traditional publisher. Here are tips to self-publish your e-book.
Published on Jan 28, 2023 09:09 PM IST
From Ikigai to Wabi-Sabi, many Japanese principles have been passed down through generations that can help us navigate the complexities of modern life
Published on Jan 28, 2023 05:25 PM IST
There’s a growing movement in support of slack, which frees a person from busy-ness. There’s no ‘time to work’ and ‘time to play’. It’s all time in which to engage with the world.
What makes the appam soak up mutton curry and the naan cling to the flavour of the saag? It’s the air bubbles created by a leavening agent, and a hearty dose of gluten. Explore the physics of fluffiness, in this week’s Sound Bites with Swetha Sivakumar.
Updated on Jan 28, 2023 04:37 PM IST
The path to any change begins with a disagreement. No one has all the answers. In our troubled times of anger and distrust, here’s why you should work to preserve friendships with those you don’t always agree with.
In a stunning turn, the actor immerses herself in the true story of a woman who lost both her children to the Uphaar cinema blaze in 1997. Deshpande gained weight, changed her gait, stepped into Neelam Krishnamoorthy’s darkened world. She previously made waves as a gangster’s wife in Sacred Games, as Ismat Chughtai in Manto. ‘I like to start, each time, from zero,’ she says.
Updated on Jan 28, 2023 04:24 PM IST
It’s been 150 years since the first blue jeans rolled out of a Levi’s factory. Then came the experiments, and errors — glitter and bling, balloony waists, skinny bottoms. Take a look.
Sendhil Kumar spent 10 days aboard the research vessel Odyssey, and dove in a glass-bubble submersible to spend a few hours in the twilight zone.
Updated on Jan 28, 2023 06:41 PM IST
Batfish with earnest eyes; flatfish with both eyes on one side; a sponge that looks exactly like a tulip and a plant that covers several miles — as submersibles get sleeker and easier to manoeuvre, they’re uncovering more of the mysterious life of the deeps. It’s not all fun and photos. Researchers are also looking for impacts of the climate crisis, and a sense of where future mines and commercial explorations must not go.
Updated on Jan 27, 2023 08:24 PM IST
British companies are starting to pay a “five days in the office” premium to lure in staff who have retained bargaining power because workers are in such short supply, the nation’s biggest recruitment agency said.
Published on Jan 27, 2023 03:55 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal