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‘Work/life balance main aspiration for employees’

NEW YORK: For a significant number of employees, “work/life balance” is the main career aspiration while workplace success amounts to “happiness”, says a global survey that covered respondents from various… Read more »


Gandhiji’s first visit to Delhi

NEW DELHI: It was one hundred years ago on April 12 that Mahatma Gandhi, a feisty barrister newly returned from South Africa, stepped foot for the first time in Delhi…. Read more »


Supermodel Gisele retires from runway

SAO PAULO: Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk here, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down… Read more »


Mary Kom is best film at Stockholm Fest

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra-starrer Mary Kom, directed by Omung Kumar, has been named best film at the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior in Sweden. The biopic, based on the… Read more »


A historical fiction with mythical narrative

NEW DELHI: Stories from the Vedic and previous periods about the Suryavansha dynasty and the first king of Aryavarta, Ikshvaku Manav, is explored through a new book on historical fiction…. Read more »


Video games may provide meaningful experiences

WASHINGTON: Video games have the potential to be as meaningful to players as other, more esteemed forms of entertainment such as books, plays or even music, scientists have found. Researchers… Read more »


IRW Season 4

IFFD presents New-Gen & Budding Designers NEW DELHI: Keeping up with their trend to nurture fresh fashion talent, Indian Federation For Fashion Development (IFFD) recently presented several new designers at… Read more »

Amitabh Bachchan, Aga Khan, 48 others given Padma awards

Amitabh Bachchan, Aga Khan, 48 others given Padma awards

NEW DELHI: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shia leader Prince Karim Aga Khan were among five eminent personalities who were conferred with country’s second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan by President… Read more »

Farhan Akhtar with his father Javed Akhtar

Parent-child fashions

Manish Malhotra puts up a stunning show MUMBAI: In a glittering ceremony that had the audience asking for more, many Bollywood legends with their sons and daughters, took to the… Read more »

One of seven stolen artifacts that were on display at the Honolulu Museum of Art is shown in a secure room of the museum’s basement, in Honolulu

Antiquities looted from India at Honolulu museum

HONOLULU: An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. The museum has handed over seven… Read more »

Elie Saab: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2013

France bans ultra-thin models

PARIS: French deputies have voted to ban ultra-thin catwalk models, despite howls of protest from modeling agencies in the world’s fashion capital. “Anyone whose body mass index… is below a… Read more »

Zhang Shixuan

Romancing Urdu: From China, with love

NEW DELHI: For 75-year-old Chinese poet Zhang Shixuan, composing verses in Urdu is a passion and over the past five decades his love for the language has grown manifold. The… Read more »


Kapil Sharma to make his singing debut

MUMBAI: Kapil Sharma is not just making his debut in Bollywood as an actor but the stand-up comedian is all set to croon for a film as well. After showing… Read more »


Delhi girl crowned Miss India World

MUMBAI: Delhi girl Aditi Arya was crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015 at a glittering ceremony at Yashraj Studios here. Afreen Racheal Vaz was adjudged first runner-up while Vartika… Read more »


Documentary bares the real Sunny Leone

The documentary on me made by Dilip Mehta talks about the good, the bad and the ugly,” said Sunny Leone in a no-holds-barred video interview with Bollywood Hungama’s Faridoon Shahryar. Sunny said… Read more »


Tigers and leopards do not drink blood

NEW DELHI: Do tigers drink blood? No, says a naturalist duo who seeks to demystify the popular perception about big cats and several other mysteries of nature. “Tigers and leopards… Read more »

Nandita Das

Face of ‘Dark is Beautiful’ campaign

Nandita Das is alternate cinema’s poster girl, who works in few but quality projects. Have you inherited art from your painter father Jatin Das? The fact that my upbringing was with a… Read more »

Newly installed sculpture at Spaceport America by artist Otto Rigan called GENESIS, arcs up to the sky. Glass embedded in the sculpture mirrors the summer sky over the spaceport. (Courtesy of New Mexico Spaceport Authority)

40-foot sculpture at Spaceport America entrance

LAS CRUCES, N.M.: The installation last month of a 40-foot long sculpture marks the end of a long process to bring art to the entrance of Spaceport America. Arizona artist… Read more »

Dogpatch USA, the abandoned theme park in Newton County, Arkansas, is under new ownership. Charles "Bud" Pelsor has been cleaning up the property and has plans for a trout farm and artisan village.

A new dream for an old theme park

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark.: Dogpatch USA, the Li’l Abner-themed amusement park in Newton County, Arkansas, has a new owner with a new vision for the property. About 10 miles south of… Read more »

Maihar was home of sarod player Baba Allauddin Khan. This is his statue in Art Ichol

Open-air Sculpture Park

Creative retreat close to Panna Tiger Reserve A tree grows on a mound. When you walk by, the birds chirp. It has no flowers. No birds. Yet, it chirps. Two… Read more »