Sanghamitra Mazumdar

Sanghamitra is Senior Editor. She writes on a whole range of subjects including food, parenting and music.

Articles By Sanghamitra Mazumdar

When Greece fell in love with Madhubala

Madhubala was born in 1933, and it's her 85th birthday today. In her life spanning all of 36 years, she stunned everyone with her divine looks and her films took her mesmerising beauty to people across the world.

In search of Famagusta: Wandering in a beautiful Mediterranean island, Cyprus

A beautiful eastern Mediterranean island, Cyprus boasts of a history that is as rich as it is deeply scarred.

Saregama Carvaan review: This is your little time machine for a musical journey to the past

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.

Rabindranath Tagore in Bollywood: 8 Hindi film songs based on Rabindrasangeet

It’s Rabindranath Tagore’s 156th birthday today as per the Bengali almanac.

Cyprus: Divided island seeks an end to 40-year-old conflict

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.

Cyprus President is coming to India, with a Gandhi and a lot more to offer

Gandhi is revered in Cyprus and the painting reflects the relationship India has had with the European nation for decades

International Mother Language Day: UN devotes 2017 to multilingual education

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 uSqueez Air review: Let your feet relax

Osim product is programmed to massage your calves, ankles and feet, trying to recreate the effects of ‘traditional foot reflexology’

CG Slate review: A Lenovo tablet primarily for kids

Educational technology company ConveGenius has come up with the product for children studying in LKG to Grade 5.

More parents now tend to use digital media as redressal mechanism: Survey

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.

As Flying Jatt becomes a book, there is a concentrated effort to popularise comics again

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.

Munshi Premchand, the Hindi ‘Upanyas Samrat’, is still contemporary

On his 136th birth anniversary today, a look at the life and works of Premchand

Munshi Premchand Google doodle is inspired by Godaan

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 others who left Kairana gharana, many decades ago

The seat of the famous Kirana gharana of Hindustani classical music, Kairana lost its cultural identity long back.

Remembering Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, the face of Bengal renaissance, on his birth anniversary

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay — the legend who gave India its national song Vande Mataram — was a gifted story-teller too.

The others who left Kairana, many decades ago

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’s suicide prevention tools now available to its users in India

Facebook has partnered with AASRA & Live Love Laugh Foundation for the initiative

Add fun to your kids’ summer vacation with these storytelling apps

Download children-friendly apps on your phone/tablet to keep your kids busy during summer vacations.

Remembering Tagore, the bard who celebrated life

On Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary — 76th since his death — a look at the birth of his birthday song.

National Award winner Suresh Eriyat on the animation film that has won him 13 awards, 35 nominations

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.