New-age nanny dads
As is being reflected in many commercials and television shows these days, new-age dads carry out hands-on parenting with aplomb and love being called ‘nanny fathers’, writes
intrepid modern generation of young men and women in India may not
even remember the 1979 Hollywood blockbuster Kramer vs Kramer
— a beautiful film by Robert Benton based on the same-name novel by
too often, fathers get the fuzzy end of the lollipop — slaves to
their jobs, chauffeurs to their children and incidental to their
wives. This Father’s Day, fathers and many father figures will be
in their own land
The Aryans of Ladakh yearn to
be part of the state’s developmental agenda, but their case has
failed to find favour with the administration, reports Navreet
there anyone in the country who worries for us?" These are
the anxious concerns voiced by the native Aryan tribe, residing in the
small mountain hamlets of Darchiks, Dah, Hanu and Garkhun in Kargil
and Leh districts of the Ladakh region since ages.
The ‘candy’ of
Surrounded by hills and some of the best tea gardens in the world, with its cultural halo and ambience of history, Kandy is worth exploring, writes
you are in Colombo, a trip to Kandy, Sri Lanka’s former capital, is
not to be missed. It is a pretty city, set in the hills at 1,629 feet
above the sea level. As the road
winds up from Colombo, in the distance a plateau-like hill called
Bible Rock makes a grey watercolour landscape. Perhaps it is raining
A Georgina shimmering in the
garden is the sweetest way to begin your day, says Daksha
humourist Thomas Hood said, "A double dahlia delights the
eye" and he was right. This corpulent flower grows so tall that
it shows its bright purple and white, yellow, deep red and orange
ruffles against the blue skies and is very regal.
I believe in late
The perfect bahu of the small screen Sakshi Tanwar on getting a second chance to play lead in a TV show and an image makeover
is not easy to get a second chance to play a lead in a TV show
or to get an image makeover, but Sakshi Tanwar, the perfect bahu
of the small screen, has got both, thanks to Ekta Kapoor.
Since the release of Alam
Ara, romance of the spoken word remains unabated. Deepa Karmalkar
on the eternal film lines that continue to stir emotions
a minute! Wait a minute! You ain’t heard nothin’ yet!"
declared Al Jolson in The Jazz Singer (1927), the first
Hollywood film to incorporate both sound and dialogue. The audiences
were stunned to see talking images for the first time.