Acquire basic medical care skills at a workshop to save strays...

If you are looking for ways to help canines on the street, then sign up for this first-aid workshop, organised by the Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD). The half-day interactive session will train you in emergency care of strays, who, unlike pets, have lim...

It takes two to tango

The cast of Barefoot in the Park Anyone who enters the institution of marriage thinking that the entire journey will be a bed of roses is in for a serious reality check. For, it needs to be taken for granted that stormy domestic differences will somet...

Festival celebrates women authors who write in regional languages

Illustration/ Ravi Jadhav Poverty can strangle many a dream, but for women, its impact is ruefully more inhibiting. The story of Baby Halder began in an abusive household, and kept taking turns for the worse until she ended up as a domestic help in th...

Festival hopes to create dedicated following for Indian classical dance forms

Prakriti Dance's production on Shikhandi Four years ago, when Bharatanatyam dancer Keerthana Ravi made Mumbai her home, she came across a strange dichotomy. While there was no dearth of artistes trained in Indian classical dance forms in the city, the...

Bosses blamed more for their actions, say study

Representational picture London: Bosses, take note. You may receive considerably more blame for the negative consequences of your actions than an employee, according to a new study. Theories to date had assumed that praise and blame were determined...

Sounds like the elements

Tritha and Martin in performance Three years ago, when vocalist Tritha Sinha was at a French castle in the picturesque valley of the river Loire, her workshop on Indian classical music concluded with a concert by musician Martin Dubois, known for his ...

Exhibition in Mumbai showcases organic sarees

Mani Chinnaswamy and Vijayalaxmi Nachiar with weavers For Vijayalaxmi Nachiar and her husband Mani Chinnaswamy, the idea behind establishing Ethicus was to bring together farmers, handloom weavers and traditional artisans to create a brand that promot...

Novels my way to respond in measured way: Nadifa Mohamed

Somalian author Nadifa Mohamed says she is constantly enraged by conflicts and unrest across the globe and the only way she can calm herself and contribute anything meaningful is responding in a measured way through her novels. "There has to be respect...

How to sport ethnic look for this spring season

Pic/Indian Ink Indian ethnic wear segment has been known to be awe-inspiringly rich, elaborate, colorful and extraordinary to the world. Since ages, fashion designers across the globe and from varied arena have taken inspiration from our splendid hist...

4 stand-up comics have desi tips for Justin Trudeau ahead of...

Justin Trudeau Stand-up comics in India have been laughing their way to the bank over the past few years, ever since the scene became legitimate enough to draw in regular audiences. New talent keeps cropping up at open-mic sessions held almost every w...