Indian Defence and Aerospace Summit
The White Marble Burzi and Other Stories, Aakar Books, Sharat Kumar, human life
Book Review: Stories that make the reader sit up and think about human nature

In his preface to the collection of stories titled The White Marble Burzi and Other Stories, Sharat Kumar says that of the three principal areas of human life — physical, intellectual and emotional — the last “…exercises permanent influence on the quality of a person’s life”.

21 January, 2017
The Challenge, ASL Ice Bucket Challenge, The Running Man Challenge, The Mannequin Challenge, The Bottle Flip Challenge, Kylie Jenner Lips Challenge
The Challenge: Viral phenomena that made headlines on World Wide Web

The Internet is purposeful in nature, and human beings have been very inventive with its purpose.

21 January, 2017
Indian classical music, Stanley Jordan,  jazz, Incompleteness Theorem, Kurt Gödel
‘Indian classical music, I’ve found, blends well with jazz’

Jazz musician Stanley Jordan speaks to Keith A. Gomes about the ‘touch technique’ of playing the guitar that today defines him, jazz criticism and the scope of the genre in years to come.

14 January, 2017
 World Book Fair 2017, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign, National Book Trust, Right to Literature
Discovering women writers at the World Book Fair 2017

The thematic focus of the World Book Fair 2017 was on writings by and about women, with a series of related readings and panel discussions hosted at the venue, writes Srija Naskar.

14 January, 2017
Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor, Ok Jannu, Aashiqui 2, movies, films, Bollywood, Hindi film,O Kadhal Kanmani
‘Ok Jaanu will always be a very special film for us’

Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur, after their blockbuster hit Aashiqui 2, have been creating buzz with their new release Ok Jaanu. Not only has the trailer been making headlines, but the songs, too, are topping the charts.

14 January, 2017


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