Wednesday, May 24, 2017

COMMUNITY

Gautam Gambhir is a great cricketer. Take a look at his handling of Kolkata Knight Riders and you have to acknowledge that he is a great leader as well. He leads by example, scoring...

Shiva Ahuja, a media student at KC College, has chosen an exceptionally challenging topic for his photography project. Inspired by the character of Marla Singer played by Helena Bonham Carter in the 1999 classic...

It’s that time of the year when people will upload pictures with their mothers on social media. Yes, it is Mother’s Day. But some people go beyond uploading pictures with their mothers, Febin Anto...

A couple of days back, there was a report on Bode Prasad, an MLA from Penamaluru in Andhra Pradesh, who translocated four peepal trees from the Vijayawada-Machilipatnam highway to Tadigadapa Bridge. He was commended...

Begum Jaan, the Vidya Balan-starrer that tanked at the box office, was notable for the fact that the actors in the film wore no makeup. While this is not a common occurrence in Bollywood,...

Every city has one place that everyone flocks to, the hub of the city, one that appears in every travel guide. Guess what part of the city qualifies for the same in aamchi Mumbai?...

Each profession has its own traditions and myths. Example: Don’t cut your hair on Saturdays or don’t let your maids sweep your home at night. Even today, when our modern society leans more toward...

“I want to bring about a change in the community,” I said to my 30-year-old married cousin at 3 a.m. He was sitting right in front of me while my mother was just about to fall...

“We all are a little bit crazy!” sounds like a fun statement to address ourselves. Conversely, those who are sometimes referred to as ‘The Crazy Ones’ by the society, the ones who are battling...

Wedding season is upon us. You have probably attended a couple of marriages by now and received an invitation to your second cousin's daughter's brother-in-law's wedding. We bring to you 14 uncomfortable situations you are...

Mention the word Bhayandar to someone in Mumbai and you’ll get all sorts of reactions. They range from ‘WTF is Bhayandar!’ to “Dude, that is a gaon. Why are we talking about it?” Now,...

Death is a natural phenomenon and yet we would be hard-pressed to find people who don’t fear it. The fear of death is sometimes worse than death itself. Yes, death is a harsh reality...

Dwayne Johnson turns 45 today. The actor and former wrestling star is one of the most recognisable faces on the planet. Johnson first achieved fame as a wrestler in WWE and headed to Hollywood...

Photographers everywhere take pride in the crystal clear pictures while an out-of-focus picture makes them swear. Unless, of course, their name is Nilashmi Rahule and they are using The Bokeh Effect. According to Wikipedia, The...

Dilapidation: This word brings to mind broken down homes, crumbling buildings and rundown structures. Aanchal Tolani, a student from Jai Hind College, decided to go a different way. She chose to go small instead of...

Do you believe in soulmates? Do you believe that destiny plays a role in the people you meet or is it all just a coincidence? Red String Theory may have an answer to all your questions....

Women are never really comfortable with putting themselves on camera. They always fear that some imperfection (either real or imagined) will be the point that all viewers focus on. For too long, women have let...

Rucha Gujar read Gulliver’s Travels and then decided to play Gulliver in this photo series. Her photo series titled, ‘Mini-Makers’ is a work showcasing the steps and efforts put together by miniatures to make one...

As a ‘90s kid, I grew up watching Bollywood movies in which heroes used to get shot and shrug it off like nothing happened to them. Bullet in chest? “Kuch nahi hota hain! Mard...

People say ‘Follow your dreams. They know the way.’ Childhood dreams are sometimes just dreams. The childhood fantasies of “When I grow up I will be a.." are juxtaposed with the reality of an adult’s current...