Sanghamitra is Senior Editor. She writes on a whole range of subjects including food, parenting and music.
Saregama Carvaan is a music player that looks like the good old transistor given a trendy makeover with Bluetooth, USB and FM support. You may miss new singing sensations and popular contemporary numbers, but Carvaan offers FM radio to make up for that.
It’s Rabindranath Tagore’s 156th birthday today as per the Bengali almanac.
In his meetings with Pranab Mukherjee and Narendra Modi, President Nicos Anastasiades could seek India’s help on the ‘Cyprus question’. The Indian Express summarises the situation in that country.
Gandhi is revered in Cyprus and the painting reflects the relationship India has had with the European nation for decades
The day commemorates the 1952 martyrdom for students in Dhaka in their fight for recognition of Bangla as a national language of the then Pakistan.
Osim product is programmed to massage your calves, ankles and feet, trying to recreate the effects of ‘traditional foot reflexology’
Educational technology company ConveGenius has come up with the product for children studying in LKG to Grade 5.
Study says 58 per cent parents believe digital learning tools have a positive impact on children’s development, 68 per cent use online platforms to teach new concepts to kids.
With fresh storylines, Thought Bubbles Studio Planet plans to tackle all the problems faced by India's graphic novels industry - pricing, waning interests and dearth of vernacular content.
On his 136th birth anniversary today, a look at the life and works of Premchand
Munshi Premchand was born Dhanpat Rai on July 31, 1880 at Lamhi village in Uttar Pradesh and started writing at the age of 13
The seat of the famous Kirana gharana of Hindustani classical music, Kairana lost its cultural identity long back.
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay — the legend who gave India its national song Vande Mataram — was a gifted story-teller too.
Kairana, or Kirana, was the birthplace of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan (1872- 1937), one of the greatest musical minds Hindustani classical music has ever seen.
Facebook has partnered with AASRA & Live Love Laugh Foundation for the initiative
Download children-friendly apps on your phone/tablet to keep your kids busy during summer vacations.
On Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary — 76th since his death — a look at the birth of his birthday song.
Suresh Eriyat, in Delhi to collect the National Award for Fisherwoman and Tuk Tuk, on the film that has won him 13 awards and 35 nominations.
Research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International says young Internet users, aged under 24, lose phones more frequently and suffer negative consequences of hacked personal data
A digital video baby monitor with WiFi Internet viewing option, the Motorola MBP854Connect comes with a camera and a parent unit.
Specially designed for Indians, the karaoke app by King Sing offers tracks in Hindi and some other Indian languages, besides English.
Company plans to partner with Indian farmers to cultivate stevia, considered a natural substitute for sugar, on 5,000 hectares and build a processing facility here.
Cyber bullying, online predators, privacy and family vulnerability are some of the biggest issues that parents are grappling with, especially in India.
The task is challenging, but parents can take refuge in technology. There are several specially designed money management and gaming apps, both free and paid, to help them out.
A US court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 72 million in damages for an ovarian cancer death linked to the use of its baby powder. It’s a product widely used in India too — does it cause cancer?
Looking for group learning activities or home tutors for your children? Want to know how other parents deal with picky-eater children like yours? Don’t know where to take your children to this weekend? These websites can make your life a little easier.
Take some time to think about the ways you can be a better neighbour on Facebook, says Facebook's Head of Global Safety Antigone Davis; this year's Safer Internet Day theme is ‘Play Your Part for a Better Internet’.
Entrepreneur Brij Sethi could not save his father, but says he is glad he opted for professional home care because of which his father could spend “his last days with the family at home.”
Thousands flock to National Street Food Festival serving food from 25 states. From hot gajar and moong dal halwa, steaming kesar and dry fruit milk and kahwa to crispy jalebis with fresh rabri and sizzling ghee-dripping littis with chokha — there was something for everyone.
The iSing app offers over 100,000 songs in different languages
Celebrated on the sixth day after Diwali, Chhath is an ancient festival dedicated to the Sun God for a period of four days.
A traditional Bihari sweet, thekuas are offered as prasad during Chhath Puja.
With the departure of Goddess Durga begins the auspicious period of 'Bijoya' that celebrates the victory of good over evil and goes on till Diwali. ‘Shubho Bijoya’ is synonymous to sweets. Read what Bijoya means to a Bengali and learn recipes of some traditional Bengali sweets here.
Bengalis all over the world wake up at daybreak on Mahalaya to listen to the musical invocation of Goddess Durga, complete with a recital of Chandipaath by Birendra Krishna Bhadra and hymns and devotional songs rendered by legendary artistes.
According to a recent report published on the Indian Brand Equity Foundation’s website, the organised food business in India is worth US$ 48 billion, of which food delivery is valued at US$ 15 billion.
Saregama Classical app offers Hindustani, Carnatic and Fusion music in the form of Vocal, Instrumental and Raaga categories.