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Mar 26, 2015 08:08 PM
A woman of many parts, Suhasini Maniratnam recently became the Honorary Consul of Luxembourg, writes Chitra Mahesh. In life, some thrive on multitasking and reinventing themselves. Suhasini Maniratnam is one such person, as her plate is always full - of
Mar 30, 2015 08:24 PM
Kutle Khan, well-known folk singer from Rajasthan, talks to us on the enduring charm of desert music and his project to help the Manganiyar community. It’s not easy to replicate the romance of the sandstone city of Jaisalmer, the undulating golden
Mar 26, 2015 09:15 PM
The Chaitanya Brothers - Varanasi Venkateswara Sarma, Bukkapatnam Krishnamachari - tried their best to bring out the nuances of Annamayya sankirtanas. Exponents of Annamacharya sankirthanas, Varanasi Venkateswara Sarma and Bukkapatnam Krishnamachari popu
Apr 2, 2015 05:06 AM
One would have noticed a yoke being placed on the bride’s head during a wedding, while a mantra is chanted. The significance of the yoke is often misunderstood as indicating that the woman now has to shoulder the burdens of family life. But this is n
Apr 1, 2015 09:47 AM
Manickavachagar, in his Tiruvachagam, says that an atma is given a body so that it can use its birth to liberate itself from the state of ignorance in which it would have been lying otherwise. It is the great mercy of the Supreme One that has ensured that
Mar 31, 2015 07:32 PM
Bengaluru band One Nite Stand share what makes the electro-rock foursome leave lasting impressions with their music What sets a band apart from the rest? For some, it’s their name while for some it’s their attitude and for most others, it&#8
Mar 31, 2015 06:41 PM
Universal Records, Audio CD, Rs. 195 It is not often that a foreign artiste goes out of his way to dedicate a song for India. But Malaysian reggae sensation Sasi the Don goes further than a song and dedicates an entire album to the country in Hello India
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Mar 31, 2015 05:13 AM
There is nothing that is absolutely useless. Wood is cut into planks. The sawdust is not wasted, but is put to use too. It is used in villages to light a fire, over which food is cooked. Thus sawdust serves as fuel. Vegetable and fruit wastes should not be
Mar 30, 2015 08:20 PM
Theatre Nisha’s retelling of Seneca’s Oedipus in the city utilised a strong script to tell a compelling story It never escapes you all through the play, that feeling of impending doom, the anguish of a man who is cursed, the darkness that iro
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