mid-day exclusive interview: Dr Harriet Lerner talks about her latest book...

Virat Kohli and Steve Smith shake hands before the toss for the second Test match in Bengaluru. The four-match series ended with accusations and controversies from both sides, even as both captains were at the centre of the action. Smith's apology came...

‘Ganga is world’s most densely populated, agriculturally productive river system

Ganga at Kanpur; this frame is a part of the exhibition that is divided into two parts. The first explores the Ganga basin's historical development, effects of monsoon on cities and building of canals, step wells and tubewells. The second visualises ho...

Evgeny Bushkov plans to introduce his musicians to newer sounds

Evgeny Bushkov with wife Lialia - architect and painter - and daughter Michelle. Pic/Sneha Kharabe It's a dull afternoon when we meet Evgeny Bushkov at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Nariman Point. In that moment, we are stirred ...

Ashok Banker tells us why his next fantasy trilogy will hit...

Ashok Banker Ashok Banker seems to love the underdog. This becomes evident when the Byculla-born, US-based writer tells us about his just-signed seven-figure book deal for the Young Adult (YA) reader, with Random USA. Titled The Rise Trilogy, the plot ...

Have an idea for a short themed on dance?

Big Dance Trafalgar Square 2016. Pic courtesy/Kois Miah As an extended family sits sprawled on a sofa, nodding off every few minutes as light from the television plays on their faces, it is awoken suddenly by the ear-splitting sound track of the film t...

Kavita Dalal is ready to be India’s first female entry in...

Kavita Dalal  If you want my pictures, you can go to YouTube; you'll even be able to see my fights there," says 34-year-old Kavita Dalal aka 'Hard KD', slated to become India's first female entry to the very entertaining world of WWE. She's not bo...

Discover new ways to engage kids

New Delhi: Technology can help children learn and stimulate them to think in new and positive ways, but it needs to be balanced with experiential learning in order to ensure the holistic development of a child, say experts. Representational picture P...

Four comedians will entertain Chembur audiences with three different styles of...

Shlok Siddhant "I remember the first time we organised this show. It was slotted for 10.30 pm, and it was pouring. Moreover, it was an experimental concept. We thought no one would show up," begins Shlok Siddhant, the 19-year-old comic who hosts 3D: A ...

Photo ready for your holiday?

Santoshi Shetty> For extremely sunny daysVSCO is my go-to app for editing most of my photographs, especially when it's too bright. £ For dull daysI use the app Snapseed for its Ambiance option with which you can tone down the visible shadows...

Mayank Gandhi reveals how people’s movement became one-man game

Mayank Gandhi on ground at rural development projects The Aam Admi Party (AAP) took the country by storm in 2012 and people believed they were looking at a new dawn. But "leaders are not what they seem like from far. When you go closer, you can see th...