Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Cinematography on the fly

System directs camera-equipped drones to maintain framing of an aerial shot by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have

Book review – The Glory of Patan

K M Munshi’s The Glory of Patan is the first book on an epic trilogy about the exploits of the magnificent Chalukya dynasty A sprawling fast paced saga in the oeuvre of Alexandre Dumus, The Glory of Patan is the first book on an epic

Amish releases trailer of Sita-Warrior Of Mithila

This is not the Sita you have read about. She is a warrior, a fighter who practices martial arts in an aggressive manner, a symbol of woman empowerment, a revolutionary who argues for gender equality. This is what one can sense from the trailer of

Book Review: The Baba Ramdev Phenomenon

The Baba Ramdev Phenomenon by Kaushik Deka traces the success story of India’s celebrated yoga saint and his market dominance Kaushik Deka’s ‘The Baba Ramdev Phenomenon: From Moksha to Market,’ traces the journey from making of the celebrated Yoga  Guru Baba Ramdev from attaining moksha

#SitaWarriorOfMithila is all about the power of a woman

India is eagerly waiting for celebrity author Amish Tripathi’s new book Sita-Warrior Of  Mithila, the second one in his Ram Chandra Series. The cover of Sita-Warrior Of Mithila was released in the first week of May and is trending on social media. “The cover captures

Culture shapes the way we see the world: Vice President

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, has said that the culture shapes the way we see the world and it has the capacity to bring about the change of attitudes needed to ensure peace and sustainable development. Culture can be an important element