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Monday, August 10, 2020



Staff shortage is going to be a major challenge for hospitals in Chandigarh, says GMCH director
Mon, Aug 10, 2020

The healthcare workers are working under a lot of pressure. The citizens should recognise their hard work and show their support by acknowledgement. Small gestures will boost their morale, says GMCH director B S Chavan.

Co-morbidity a common factor in UT Covid deaths
Fri, Aug 07, 2020

In July itself, the UT recorded 12 deaths in 25 days. In August, it has already seen two deaths.

NGO ties up with Centre, Afghan consulate to bring 400 Sikhs, Hindus back to India
Fri, Aug 07, 2020

WPO is a non-political international body to bring about ‘Punjabi Renaissance’ with outreach in over 22 countries, working to foster social, economic and cultural unity through several initiatives.

Chandigarh: You are not only fighting Covid-19, but also the system, say patients about their emotionally draining coronavirus experience
Sat, Aug 01, 2020

It’s been a testing time for Ravneet Dhaliwal, whose father, a frontline worker, started showing symptoms of the coronavirus on July 3 and was referred to the Government Multi Speciality Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh, on July 6.

The noteworthy journey of N Khosla and The Indian National Theatre
Sun, Jul 26, 2020

It was none other than the legendary Prithviraj Kapoor who formally launched the society, with the citizens of Chandigarh thereafter being treated to a series of plays, music concerts and dance recitals.

Pakistani singers Attahullah Khan and his son Sanwal Esakhelvi share their passion for music
Sun, Jun 21, 2020

With more than 50,000 songs and 500 albums to his credit and the recipient of several awards, Attahullah is known for music which is rooted, a part of the landscape of the country, expressing pathos and timeless traditions of folk.

A poet and a filmmaker’s creative collaboration — a short film called ‘Love in the Time of Corona’
Tue, Jun 16, 2020

Titled ‘Love in The Time of Corona’, the 17-minute short film has been written and narrated by Sen and directed by Dutta.

From art to health, citizens show they care in times of COVID-19
Sun, Apr 19, 2020

The fund was first opened to freelance and struggling artists, with ration and rent money provided to many, with many young theatre artists also distributing cooked food to those who were new to the city.

This documentary series celebrates the ethnic diversity of the people of Northeast
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Theatre director and filmmaker GS Chani’s documentary series on Northeast India focuses on the spirit and vigour of the land, its creative energies and its ethnic diversity

National award-winning actor Dolly Ahluwalia on connecting with the past in her films
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Down Memory Lane: Dolly Ahluwalia, an alumnus of National School of Drama, is excited when she talks about her two new films - the Hindi feature film Doordarshan and Punjabi film Azaab.

A travelling exhibition explores the dialogue between printmakers in India and Bangladesh
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Beyond Borders: In the exhibition, we see, among others, works that depict nature, life, everyday realities and the artists' observations.

What’s Your Story
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Bicky Singh, founder of SikhLens, the annual Sikh Arts and Film Festival in California, on bringing the festival to India, inspiring young filmmakers and creating awareness across the world about Sikh culture.

A Day of Films
Thu, Feb 20, 2020

The Sikhlens Sikh Arts & Film Festival, an annual Californian film festival, travel for the first time to India and opens here in Chandigarh with curated short films, documentaries, exhibitions and  performances at Tagore tomorrow

Portrait of the Artist
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

In a unique project that strives to bring the art and artists of the country closer to people, conceptual artist and photographer Diwan Manna is video archiving and documenting the life, times and work of some of the most formidable names of the Indian art world.

Meet the actor who is reviving Bundeli folk tradition of swang
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

Theatre person Himanshu Dwivedi is working with the folk traditions of Bundelkhand.

Educators, film directors and other artists on how they celebrated Republic Day as a child
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

Artistes recall their best Republic Day moments, and it all goes back to the school.

Stage is my space for protest: Sahib Singh on his new play about women’s issues
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Sahib Singh’s new play, Vagina Talks, poses many hard-hitting questions.

Choreographer Akshay Sharma opens up on why he focuses more on body than technique
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Contemporary dancer and choreographer Akshay Sharma on his new production, a desire to push human capabilities, and expressing without words.

An Endless Pursuit
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Punjabi author Kirpal Kazak, named one of the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his collection of short stories Antheen, on his early life as a mason, and how literature takes one from darkness into life.

Prayer of a Saint
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Theatre actor-director Sanjeev Johri on his latest dastangoi, and performing it across the country.

‘Translation is my language’
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

Daljit Ami, who has translated Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness in Punjabi, on why it is imperative to translate emotions

Mahabharata Within: A stepping stone for a whole gamut of deeper explorations
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

Naveen Vasudevan attempts to help an individual introspect, reflect, respond and through this workshop, give a gift to oneself.

Uma Trilok’s new book is a compelling tale of the love Amrita Pritam and Imroz shared
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

As someone who teaches, sings, and writes poetry, Trilok says it’s her love for writing that led her to Amrita.

‘Dedication, commitment of Israeli people helped them counter attacks’
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Major General Yosi Ben-Hannan shared his experience of war with an audio-video presentation from Israel.

‘My art is a window to my world’
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Paresh Maity believes that if you can transform anything into art, you will be a success.