Art and Culture]
Published on Sep 26, 2022 10:23 AM IST
After meeting with Priyanka Chopra for the first time at Global Citizen Festival 2022, Harnaaz Sandhu dropped another video from the event. It shows her talking about period poverty and announcing a new period campaign.
A group of women in the border village of Mustoh in Meghalaya is collectively reviving a 200-year-old embroidery art - Khneng, adding value to traditional silk shawls, wraparounds and mufflers.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 07:09 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, Mustoh
The museum is closed to the public, but the spy agency revealed some declassified artefacts in time for the agency's 75th anniversary.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the building that housed the popular Minsk restaurant fell into disrepair. Decades later, it is now an art museum and a cafe.
The Central and Union Territory governments of Jammu and Kashmir have taken a number of actions to revive the pottery culture, which was on the verge of extinction.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 07:27 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Srinagar (jammu And Kashmir) [india]
This week, a a variation on the classic liar / truth-teller conundrum, inspired by the great logician and polymath Raymond Smullyan.
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 06:57 PM IST
A knife is all about the anatomy. Learn the parts, see why they matter, and get a list of what to look for when picking replicants next. In this week’s Sound Bites.
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 06:52 PM IST
Sarabhai is usually described as beautiful and accomplished. For large parts of her life, she says, she felt like neither. Her new book, In Free Fall, traces how that changed.
Online, there are anonymous threats and accusations. Offline, there are implications of bias. But every now and then, a filmmaker or actor will take it in their stride in amusing ways. One such instance was literally a scream.
The 32-year-old bank clerk from Delhi travelled relentlessly for 12 weeks to break the Guinness record for longest domestic journey by public transport. He began his quest after a failed civil service test, when he found himself asking, what am I doing with my life?
Calculate life in weeks and the numbers drop to alarming lows. Are we wasting too much time, then, on things we enjoy that don’t enrich us, asks Charles Assisi.
Since lying taxes the brain more than telling the truth does, an added task — a sort of cognitive load; numbers to remember or a list to memorise — could make it harder for a smooth talker to lie convincingly, a new study out of Portsmouth suggests.
The ponytail accessory is trendy again, luxurious, and all over Instagram. And it’s helping small businesses stretch out.
Think of it as Earth’s past and future colliding. As the climate crisis intensifies, rivers and lakes around the world are receding to all-new lows. Emerging in their wake are fossils, shipwrecks, statues, bridges, entire villages. What does this mean for our future? What are the new hopes and goals as temperatures climb? Take a look.
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 07:59 PM IST
What makes a good knife? What makes a good user? There are some things one should never do with a blade. There are clues to heft tucked into the handle. Take a look.
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 07:07 PM IST
Hilary Mantel, the British author of the best-selling Wolf Hall trilogy and the first woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize twice, has died.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 06:05 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, London
An exhibition featuring 85 artists and over 170 artworks from different parts of India has been organised in Singapore to showcase the evolution of the Indian art styles as part of celebrations to mark the 75 years of independence.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 05:53 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Singapore
He is known as the grandmaster of horror: Stephen King has been tapping into our fears like no other for more than 40 years. His latest book promises a startling departure.
Navratri Mehendi designs 2022: With Navratri just on the doorstep, here are Indo-Arabic mehendi designs, Moroccan ones, Pakistani patterns, Rajasthani floral mayor mehendi ideas and other styles.
Updated on Sep 21, 2022 02:29 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
In addition to the €25,000 prize, the honor usually gives a big boost to the winner's book sales.
Dr. Varsha Agarwal, the first female classical solo santoor player in India, enthralled the crowds at the Jaipur event of the desert storm series. She recalled the glory days of the art and shared her experiences from her early training.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 08:03 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Jaipur (rajasthan) [india]
In the actor's first-ever public art exhibition, Brad Pitt unveiled his sculptures in a lakeside art museum in Finland, the gallery said on Monday.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 04:25 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
The feminist Indian poet and author, who writes in English, will receive the Hermann Kesten prize of the German chapter of the PEN International writers’ association.
If you are setting up a new workspace or planning to renovate an existing office, here are 10 of the most efficient types of interior designing styles for commercial workplaces
Updated on Sep 20, 2022 04:12 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
Published on Sep 20, 2022 10:22 AM IST
Zines are independently published pieces of literature that were circulated underground back in the day
Published on Sep 18, 2022 06:02 PM IST
Completing 25 years of performing, this is Shah’s silver jubilee, multi-city tour through Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore and more.
Published on Sep 18, 2022 05:30 PM IST
Called ‘green gold’, bamboo is known for its versatility and durability. Ahead of World Bamboo Day, we look at the many utilities of the plant
Published on Sep 18, 2022 03:09 PM IST