Culture

Recreating women empowerment

Recreating women empowerment

February 19, 2020

In a befitting tribute to one of India’s greatest painters, Raja Ravi Varma, a Chennai-based photographer G. Venket Ram has recreated 12 of Varma’s iconic paintings into photographs, in line with the theme of ‘celebrating the spirit of Indian Womanhood’. The project was t...

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Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, 2020

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, 2020

February 4, 2020

Accessible and open to all, this year, the literary meet witnessed one of the highest-ever footfalls and hosted discerning speakers, authors and artists from around the world with over 70 exhilarating sessions. Conversations on the final day showcased a multiplicity of voices, fr...

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Curious case of linguicide

Curious case of linguicide

February 3, 2020

It is said that one cannot stand in the same river twice, as the water keeps on flowing, this is true for languages as well. Language changes every day. 

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Sanskrit newspapers on the verge of extinction?

Sanskrit newspapers on the verge of extinction?

January 31, 2020

Sanskrit holds a special importance in the global family of languages ​​as it is supposed to be the mother of the entire Indo-European group of languages. Even though efforts are being made, in India and overseas, to revive the language, several Sanskrit media houses in India...

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Is the beauty industry hurting us?

Is the beauty industry hurting us?

January 30, 2020

The internet has transformed beauty culture from an exclusive domain of models and magazines to the broad, accessible world of social media. In recent years, research shows that more women are saying that they feel beautiful, but at the same time, a vast majority of women feel th...

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A wrap up of the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival

A wrap up of the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature

January 28, 2020

Already a benchmark for literary festivals in Asia, the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival that concluded on Monday in the pink city had a lot on its plate. From climate change and socio-economic challenges to regional literature, the festival also addressed the ongoing a...

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The global consequence of fast fashion

The global consequence of fast fashion

January 8, 2020

As our need to consume more increases every day, the earth pays its price.

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An interview with the Ghalib experts

An interview with the Ghalib experts

December 29, 2019

Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest poets of all times, is amongst the greatest gifts from the 18th century. Equally well-versed in both Persian as well Urdu, Ghalib was way ahead of his time. Once an important nobelty of Delhi, as well as a royal tutor, Ghalib had been writing sou...

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Delhi’s Christmas celebrations

Delhi’s Christmas celebrations

December 26, 2019

Plum cakes, candles, bells, stars, gifts, and delightfully dressed up Christmas trees and Santa Clauses merrily commanded the streets of Delhi, as the city irresistibly drenched itself in the Christmas vibe. Media India Group captured the cheering festive warmth across Delhi &...

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Christmassy Kolkata

Christmassy Kolkata

December 24, 2019

Christmas in Kolkata is not just a festival that is celebrated out of religious compulsion but because it makes everyone feel good. It is during this time when thousands take to streets wearing Santa hats browsing through the innumerable stalls in and around Park Street that is s...

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