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Dream come true Shraddha Kapoor. Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
October 1, 2014

A lil bit of magic, and the tragic

Fresh from the resounding success of Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain, the glowing Shradhha Kapoor is all set for a landmark film in her career with Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider. Shraddh... »
Aparna Gopinath at the pooja ceremony of her film ' ABCD' directed by Martin Prakkat at Kochi on wednesday. Photo : Thulasi Kakkat
October 1, 2014

Timeless tales

Under The Mangosteen Tree, a play based on the stories of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, regarded as one of India’s most widely loved and admired writers on account of his superlative wit and orig... »
October 1, 2014

Evam, for 11 years

For 11 years, Evam, an Arts organisation with a presence in Bangalore, Chennai and Singapore, has proved that the performing Arts is accessible to all and makes for a solid career too. On Oc... »
PAY ATTENTION Communicate with your dog. Photo: Sukanth Rallapati
October 1, 2014
Petpals

How to prevent dog bites at home

Across the world, statistics suggest that more dog bites happen when interacting with familiar dogs than with unknown dogs. Dog bites are the biggest reason for fear of dogs. By training and social... »
CONSTANTINE AND VENDETTA Represent Hollywood at its best and worst, says Lloyd , panels from the graphic novel. Photo: Bhagya Prakash K
September 30, 2014

The face of revolution

David Lloyd looked quite bemused at the long line of caped and masked acolytes waiting for an autograph or photograph from him at Comic Con 2014. The artist of the classic graphic novel V for Ve... »
Hyderabad, September 30, 2014

Sleep better with Beddit

As our lives become faster and stress levels increase, it is becoming increasingly difficult to sleep peacefully at night. In order to help people in this regard, a Finnish company named Beddit ha... »
One of the photos at the exhibition -- of Gandhiji holding a prayer meet at Yeshwantpur Railway Station
September 30, 2014

Gandhiji in Bangalore

An exhibition of photographs ‘Gandhi in Bangalore’ will be on show at the Rangoli Metro Art Centre, starting on Gandhi Jayanti.These black-and-white photos, along with excerpts of text are a... »
PRINT PICKS From chevron to houndstooth
September 30, 2014

Material girl

After having co-founded a popular handmade hair accessories brand in the city, Nikita Dawar, whose first love is fabric, decided to start Fabric Story in July 2014.An online brand of edgy, h... »
LOSING THEIR HOMES Elephant habitats are shrinking. Photo: V.V. Krishnan
September 30, 2014

Trumpeting in solidarity

Friends of Elephants in collaboration with BBMP-Forest Cell and Namma Metro is hosting a global march for the cause of elephants and rhinos on October 4. This is part of a Global Campaign for the... »
September 29, 2014

Ringing in the festivities with style

The nights have begun to be effectively longer with navratri on in full swing. Whether it be pandal or gollu hopping, looking festive is mandatory. And, if its dandiya and garba that’s on the card... »
To be or not to be Shahid, however, has no qualms about experimenting Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
October 1, 2014

A risky, dangerous film

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider completes his Shakespearean trilogy after Maqbool and Omkara. And with Haider comes actor Shahid Kapoor’s chance to be his best as an... »
Suraksha Giri with her book, It Happened Like This
October 1, 2014

Lives of strong women

Suraksha Giri’s first novel It Happened Like This is set between 1947 and 1980, but the book will speak to readers of every age group. “Given the kind of strides the youth has made and the f... »
ON THE VERGE OF SOMETHING NEW Kalpana Rao
October 1, 2014

Completing the circuit

For professional jazz singer and jazz, pop and rock vocal coach Kalpana Rao, coming to Bangalore is a homecoming. Born in Germany and raised in India, she lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland, wh... »
October 1, 2014

A symbol of fashion and freedom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may still be making news for his rock star appearance at Madison Square Garden. However, do you know of his quiet endorsement of khadi at the recent US state visit? <... »
Shubha Mudgal
September 30, 2014

Truth is another thing

The same stage declared A.K. Ramanujan as great and not-so-great, in his roles as writer and translator respectively. Playwright Girish Karnad hailed him as a rich source of ideas, also attributing... »
IN THEIR GRASP- To register a win at the prestigious Dasara Naada Kushti is a matter of immense pride Photo: M. A. Sriram
September 30, 2014

The fading zest for brawny points

They call it ‘old school’ and old it is. You step into the near-century old Ustad Pehlwan Kale Bhai ‘garadi’ and you have scenes of a bunch of wrestling enthusiasts warming up with push ups and oth... »
Overwhelming response Ibrahim Nehme
September 30, 2014

Arabia tales

Ibrahim Nehme quit his advertising job to start what has come to be known as “a magazine of possibilities” in the Arab World, The Outpost. The quarterly publication was nominated for Best Ne... »
September 30, 2014
Beatstreet

Prism – Katy Perry

When a songster rises to fame, it’s often a move from very personal songs to a soundscape that is more generic and inclusive of the star’s growing fans. But Katy Perry’s fourth studio album, Pri... »
BOUND BY WHEELS Santosh, co-founder Ride2Light.
September 30, 2014

Pedalling for a cause

Twelve cyclists will set off this October 2, pedalling between Bangalore, Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, and Udaipur for causes they are passionate about. The deal? They cycle for the love of cycling, at thei... »
A participants holds on to their flying contraption while taking part in the Red Bull Flugtag, the first to be held in India, at Sankey Tank in Bangalore. Photo: K. Murali Kumar.
September 29, 2014

We believe we can fly

Flying underpants, penguins, dragons, and masala dosas filled the skies at Sankey Tank on Sunday. True to their tagline of ‘Anything Can Fly in India’, 36 flying teams flaunted their handmade flyi... »

The new GLA was launched in Europe in April this year. In India, Mercedes has received confirmed bookings of 600 units in 18 days before Tuesday’s launch. »

The old Hindi saying – the chicken in your backyard tastes like lentils – holds true when it comes to cuisines. Take the food of Nepal, which was introduced to Delhi only after a wide range of cuis... »

Trendy colours, prints and cuts come together in Karishma Kristina Singh’s outfits. PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY on the young designer’s fuss-free creations »