British Council’s ‘Mix the Body’ to let users choreograph dance on phones

Kolkata, Sep 15 : Adding to its range of ‘Mix’ digital cultural products, the British Council will launch ‘Mix the Body’ platform through which users will be able to choreograph unique dance sequences on their phones using British choreographer Wayne McGregor’s dance language and dancers from Bengaluru-based Attakkalari contemporary movement arts company. “For ‘Mix the […]

Note ban, ‘money tree’ showcased this Durga Puja

Kolkata, Sep 15 : The fantasy of plucking crisp currency notes off a “money tree” comes alive at a Durga puja celebration here, while raising the question if money is indeed eternal or has a timespan like the humans who use it. Themed ‘Notebandi Na Manush Bandi’ (Is it a note ban or keeping the […]

Of marketing, Tamil Nadu commoners, Khushwant Singh

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Enlighten yourself on integrated marketing communications, models of communication strategy and diffusion of innovation; delve into the depths of the human psyche through stories dealing with the commoners of Tamil Nadu; read about the legendary author Khushwant Singh; and flick through a volume which is a trove of Urdu stories, […]

Tales of grit: The lives of female Nobel Peace laureates

By Bhavana Akella Bengaluru, Sep 15 : It was in 1905 that the first Nobel Prize for Peace was won by a woman, Bertha von Suttner. Since then, there have been 15 others who have been awarded the Nobel Peace prize for their efforts. In a multitude of cultural settings from different countries and situations, […]

Roy Villa, where Sister Nivedita breathed her last, vandalised

Darjeeling, Sep 14 : Roy Villa, an over a century old heritage building in West Bengal’s Darjeeling where Sister Nivedita breathed her last, was ransacked and a few of her personal items were stolen, police said on Thursday. “We received a report of ransacking and burglary at the Roy Villa on Wednesday night. The case […]

‘Mughal-e-Azam The Musical’ gets extended run in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 14 : Buoyed by an overwhelming response, the makers of “Mughal-e-Azam The Musical” have decided to extend its run here. “We felt that by extending the season we would be able to show our appreciation to the people of Delhi who have been extremely generous with their love for ‘Mughal-e-Azam The Musical’,” […]