Salman Khan honoured at Britain’s House of Commons

London, Sep 16 : Bollywood star Salman Khan received a Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons. Salman was at the House of Commons here on Friday, and received the award from Keith Vaz, British Parliament’s longest-serving Asian MP. “The Global Diversity Award is given to people of immense stature in terms of what […]

New TV show to explore Mumbai’s chawl life

Mumbai, Sep 16 : A new Hindi television show set in Mumbai’s ‘chawl’ attempts to question the pros and cons of community living. The Zee TV show, titled “Dil Dhoondta Hai”, aims to highlight the struggles of the Indian middle class whose dreams surpass the boundaries of the small houses they reside in. Producer Nitin […]

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, […]