Where peace reigns
The sleepy, underdeveloped town
of Malerkotla wears many badges. It is the vegetable capital of Punjab,
nursery of poets and athletes, workplace of artisans and craftsmen. The
most heartening, finds Maneesh Chhibber, is
its history of communal amity
July 30, Sajida Begum (66), an ex-MLA and wife of the late Iftekhar Ali
Khan, the Nawab of Malerkotla, passed away after a prolonged illness at
a hospital in Mohali.
Today, Sheesh Mahal in Malerkotla has many claimants
has Guru’s blessings’
movie is not romantic, but realistic
A wanderer by nature and a
filmmaker by choice, Gaurav Jani is among the new breed of talented
directors today. His documentary Riding Solo to the Top of the World won
the National Critics Jury Award and Golden Conch for Best Documentary
Film / Video at the Mumbai International Film Festival. Jani talks to Ritusmita
Biswas about his film, his passion for bikes and wanderlust.
is a movie with a difference. It captures the unique experience of a
solitary traveller who rides his motor cycle all the way from Mumbai to
one of the remotest places in the world, the Changthang plateau in
Ladakh, bordering China.
that won’t melt in summer
good news for all you chocolate aficionados who lament when their crispy
bars melt into a podgy lump due to the summer heat. Scientists have now
come up with a mouthwatering invention, which could change the lives of
chocoholics in the summer, by creating a type of chocolate that does not
melt in the heat.
Lamat R. Hasan
very long ago finding true happiness was a very personal journey. But
like everything else happiness is up for sale and the "happiness
industry" is increasingly targeting youth.