• Mon, Mar 27, 2017
  • A tale of courage, hope and self-discovery

    Updated: Mar, 26, 201703:19 PM

    After her debut novel, the wildly popular Everyone Has A Story, where she interwove the lives of four young people, 23-year-old Savi Sharma has come out with her second, This Is Not Your Story, a...
    A tale of courage, hope and self-discovery
    It revolves around three main characters — Shaurya, a CA student who dreams to be a filmmaker, Miraya, an interior designer who has lost her belief in love, and Anubhav, an aspiring entrepreneur who learns to give life another chance. It’s a tale about how their lives get connected and how they realise that they have the power to rewrite their stories. “The main protagonist, Shaurya, is fleshed out of my real-life experiences. I quit my CA studies as I wanted to become a storyteller and when I revealed my decision to my parents, they were shocked. But my determination convinced them. After my first book came out last year, many readers messaged me that they wanted to follow their own dreams but couldn’t because of social and parental pressure. That is when I decided to write  This Is Not Your Story ,” begins Sharma, who was recently in...
  • Walk on the wild side in Karnataka Walk on the wild side in Karnataka
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201703:13 PM

    Karnataka’s forests and wildlife are her priceless natural heritage. The state is home to some of the largest jungle tracts south of the Vindhyas, that make it a dream destination for adventurers and...

  • Interiors: Right colours turn living spaces cozy Interiors: Right colours turn living spaces cozy
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201711:53 AM

    To make the interior of the house look grander, one doesn’t necessarily stick to a bold red wall or a jewel-toned couch. Instead, smaller decorations such as a patterned ceramic bowl or a textured...

  • Wall of Celebration to make art accessible, inclusive Wall of Celebration to make art accessible, inclusive
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201706:45 AM

    City-based architect K Senthil Ram speaks about the second edition of Wall of Celebration, a public art project aimed at taking art closer to the people.

  • Best of Malayalam theatre to be staged in city for a cause Best of Malayalam theatre to be staged in city for a cause
    Updated: Mar, 24, 201706:45 AM

    With Malayalam movies having already gathered a huge fan base in Chennai, now it is the turn of the theatre groups from God’s Own Country to enthral Chennaiites. Not just one or two, but three plays...

  • Take it easy, experts suggest young mothers Take it easy, experts suggest young mothers
    Updated: Mar, 23, 201705:21 PM

    Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira's puppy comment regarding motherhood courted controversy. But it doesn't take away from the fact that young mothers are always in a dilemma over how to manage work-life...

  • Science of Parenting: Supporting children during exams Science of Parenting: Supporting children during exams
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201707:15 AM

    It is the time of the year when most of our children are appearing for exams. Examinations evoke a myriad of emotions in both children as well as in parents.

  • Science of Parenting: Ways to teach kids about money Science of Parenting: Ways to teach kids about money
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201707:00 AM

    From saving up pocket money when they are young to the day they receive a student loan, it is important that kids have a grasp of finance.

  • Film fest to explore relationship with water Film fest to explore relationship with water
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201706:45 AM

    Through films that tell stories about the people, places and ecosystems that make up our rivers and oceans, the Moving Waters Film Festival to be held in the city on March 25 and 26, hopes to bridge...

  • Stolen Van Gogh paintings back in museum Stolen Van Gogh paintings back in museum
    Updated: Mar, 21, 201710:02 PM

    Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh were unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum, 14 years after they were stolen in a mafia heist.