A guru is like a beacon that
shows us the right path. This Teacher’s Day, celebrities remember
the mentors and guides who helped shape their future, writes Vimla
so many years ago,
singer Shaan and his sister Sagarika were a struggling pair that made
music videos in the Indo-western style for collegians. Later, while
Sagarika married and settled down, Shaan got the opportunity to sing
as a playback artiste.
class of their own
Inspiration and Innovation have
been the hallmark of these teachers...
For her safe
About 40 per cent women
commuters face sexual harassment in Delhi buses.
Civil society organisation Jagori holds workshops to train drivers and
conductors to deal with the problem, writes Tripti
a decade ago, a newspaper advertisement issued in public
interest by the Delhi Police showed women being harassed at a bus
stand in the presence of silent male bystanders. The copy read:
"There are no men in this picture, or this would not
Island of thousand
The island of Bali, known for its lovely beaches, also has some of the most exquisite temples in the world, writes
the troubles of recent years, the magical island of Bali has lost none
of its vibrancy. With its lovely beaches, palm trees and warm, blue
waters, it delivers on all the tourist expectations of a tropical
island. But for me, Bali’s main draw was its exquisite temples.
is where the city is
are canvases of art in the 21st century India. The psyches and venues
of art are changing, from closed spaces of museums and art houses to
large public arenas.
Galaxies may owe their
existence to black holes, writes Steve Connor
holes may play a far more important role in the evolution of the
universe than scientists had previously realised, according to a study
suggesting that these massive and mysterious structures in space could
have been key to the formation of the earliest galaxies.
of O’Hara falling apart
are not quite gone with the wind, but the dresses that actress
Vivien Leigh wore as Scarlett O’Hara in the old classic movie are
well on their way to falling apart. Curators at a museum in Texas are
appealing for $ 30,000 to restore them.
I have doubts working with
first-time directors, says the versatile actor in a chat with Dibyojyoti
of Bollywood’s finest actresses, Kajol says she was not keen to do We
Are Family because she was tired after My Name Is Khan.
Admitting that she also had doubts about first-time director Siddharth
Malhotra, she believes the film had turned out "altogether"
different from the original Stepmom.
movies found a voice
Raghunath gives a rundown on how silent films gave way to the
golden age of talkies
you ain’t heard nothin’ yet," sang Al Jolson in The Jazz
Singer and he was right. Suddenly, movies found a voice — it was
the advent of the golden age of sound and they had to have something