Taking artiste’s consent before announcing award vital: Ayaan Ali Bangash

Mumbai, June 21 : Celebrated sarod players Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, who refused to receive the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2017 in the field of in the field of Hindustani Instrumental Music, say not taking consent of artistes before announcing an award, breaks the set rules and offends them. On Wednesday, […]

You don’t have to be finished to tell your story: Priyanka Chopra

New Delhi, June 20 : Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is writing her memoir titled “Unfinished”, always wanted to write a book but wanted to wait to do a bit more in life. But now she feels she doesn’t have to be “finished” to tell her story. “The feeling of checking something off your ‘bucket list’ […]

Present-age guides to yog and its health benefits

By Mudita Girotra New Delhi, June 20 : Is yoga just about being twisted into different positions like a pretzel or sitting cross-legged on a mat with closed eyes? One might think of it as a class where you learn to twist your body but multiple gurus from Paramahansa Yogananda to Baba Ramdev, the yoga […]

The bigger picture: How a drone photographer is capturing inequality from the air

By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, June 20 : Towering skyscrapers and crumbling shanties, swathes of land awash in greenery and cramped urban dwelling spaces, regal-looking bungalows and slums may co-exist on ground but when viewed from the sky, they can reveal structural inequality prevailing all around us. Drone photographer Johnny Miller, who has been awarded […]

42 artistes selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards

New Delhi, June 19 : The Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s national academy for music, dance and drama, on Tuesday announced that a total of 42 artistes have been selected for the prestigious award. “Sangeet Natak Akademi is pleased to announce that the General Council of the Akademi has at its meeting held on 8 June […]

Priyaka Chopra writing memoir on her ‘private’ journey

New Delhi, June 19 : Actress Priyanka Chopra is writing a memoir, titled “Unfinished”, which will be published simultaneously in India, the US and Britain next year. In the memoir, Priyanka said, she is ready to write about her feelings during the course of what has been a fascinating journey. “The flavour of the book […]