In a world without Covid-19, it would have graced a public pedestal on Saturday, the death centenary of Tilak. Instead, the statue gazes -- from the entrance of the home of Lele’s granddaughter in the city -- at members of the family.
Pankaj Tiwari and Abhishek Thapar walked for 13 days, sharing anecdotes from the migrant experiences in India to whoever joined them on the road. On July 15, they ended the piece, titled ‘The Art of Walking’, at a refugee camp in Calais, France, where large numbers of migrants wait to be let into the UK
Scientists have reported the discovery of the first 'supergiant' isopod species in the eastern Indian Ocean. It wears a helmet like Darth Vader’s, and looks utterly hideous. They can’t eat you, though — and it’s unlikely you’d want to eat them
The Indian Express looks at how a centuries-old folk theatre form and the worship of a forest goddess has helped the islanders understand the power of nature and the limits to human need in this precarious tide country
Husain, who is in the US at present, said he had no suspicion even after he received a notification from Facebook about a new login from an unusual device and location. "Facebook was right in saying that my account was compromised. I operate Facebook from my Mac and iPhone and somebody managed to hack the account," he said.
Shashikant Pedwal’s journey from entertaining crowds on stage in Dhule, near Nashik, to making appearances at grand weddings and corporate events in Chicago, New Jersey, Doha and Dubai, among others, happened almost entirely because of TikTok.
Covid-19 resulted in the course going online and attracting people to Google Meet platform every evening for nearly a month to learn the story of India from experts. The first course was launched on April 26 and the organisers expected 35-40 people to join.
The circular track – which runs among row houses rather than the long stretches - was barely 270 metres. Soni had to keep his speed in check - he would have completed the distance in about six hours outdoors on the road or on the hilly slopes of Pune – but his enthusiasm was racing.
For 15 years, Abhishek Majumdar has created plays on the fragility of human lives trapped in war and other upheavals. When the lockdown turned him into a relief worker, the award-winning theatre director found himself in a baffling new conflict zone.
A lanky boy with a head of curly hair, Irrfan was one of the quietest students in the class of 1987. His classmates, such as Bharti Sharma, founder of Kshitij Theater Society in Delhi, used to wonder, “Pata nahin yeh itna chup kyun rahta hai?’