• Mon, May 01, 2017
  • Justice For All takes law closer to the common man

    Updated: May, 01, 201705:15 AM

    In an attempt to make laws comprehensible to the common man, to empower him or her with necessary legal knowledge, popular lawyer, journalist and columnist Sanjay Pinto has come up with a new book...
    Justice For All takes law closer to the common man
    Launched in the city recently by Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni, the book approaches the legal system from a layman’s perspective and addresses issues a person will face in his day-to-day life. Consumer protection, insurance and crime are among the 24 branches covered in the book. Speaking at the event, Sanjay in his inimitable style, spoke about his tryst with law as early as when he was a 11-year-old schoolboy. “The words O S 230/84 continued to ring in my ears because that was the case my father filed and fought up to the Supreme Court. As a little boy, I would carry my schoolbag to the courtroom and witness the proceedings. And most of the dinner table conversations would revolve around the case, there was no escape. So, I used to breathe law from a tender age,” he said. The event was held at Odyssey bookstore at Adyar and a...
  • ‘Today we have many dancers, but few artistes’ ‘Today we have many dancers, but few artistes’
    Updated: Apr, 30, 201702:57 PM

    In view of the recently observed International Dance Day, renowned dancer Lakshmi Viswanathan will be felicitated with the Utsav Nritya Ratna on May 1.

  • Lilly Singh shows how to be a ‘Bawse’ in new book Lilly Singh shows how to be a ‘Bawse’ in new book
    Updated: Apr, 30, 201702:46 PM

    Indo-Canadian internet sensation Lilly Singh aka Superwoman, who is currently touring India to promote her recently released book, How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering, speaks about establishing...

  • Interiors: Go cool with minty, lime shades this summer Interiors: Go cool with minty, lime shades this summer
    Updated: Apr, 29, 201711:00 AM

    It’s that time of the year for get-togethers with best friends, playing cards on bed, for reading all those books you wanted to, or listen to your favourite music since it is too hot to step outside....

  • Jonathan Demme – A visionary director who drove discourse through his films Jonathan Demme – A visionary director who drove discourse through his films
    Updated: Apr, 28, 201706:15 AM

    Cinema owes a huge debt of gratitude to Jonathan Demme. The prolific director of such critically acclaimed and universally admired films such as The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and Philadelphia (1993)...

  • Keeping the audience in splits sans expletives Keeping the audience in splits sans expletives
    Updated: Apr, 27, 201706:00 AM

    Popular stand-up comedian Amit Tandon, who is all set to perform in the city on April 29, says he still can’t believe that he is paid to crack jokes.

  • ‘Urban set-up no barrier to sustainable living’ ‘Urban set-up no barrier to sustainable living’
    Updated: Apr, 26, 201706:00 AM

    Whenever there is a discussion about returning to the natural way of living, the imminent question that comes up will be ‘Is being occupied with harvesting our own food more important than space...

  • Science of Parenting: Is thumb sucking really harmful? Science of Parenting: Is thumb sucking really harmful?
    Updated: Apr, 26, 201705:45 AM

    When we see our baby sucking his or her thumb or fingers, we immediately get alarmed. As we want the best for our children, we find ourselves worrying about the implications of allowing this. Will the...

  • Science of Parenting: How to help your kids deal with tragic events Science of Parenting: How to help your kids deal with tragic events
    Updated: Apr, 26, 201705:30 AM

    While it is extremely difficult for even adults to make sense of horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents often wonder how to talk to them about something so senseless and...

  • I sing for love and god, says Bhajan Samrat I sing for love and god, says Bhajan Samrat
    Updated: Apr, 24, 201706:00 AM

    Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning singer Anup Jalota, better known as Bhajan Samrat (king of bhajans), was recently in town for a live concert. In an interview with us, he speaks about his realm of...