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If Urdu poetry interests you, attend this Hyderabad group's events and you'll surely chant ‘Irshaad’

If you love Urdu poetry and want to learn it, Anjuman e Fannān's events are the place to be. Started by two youngsters based in Hyderabad, this group can also teach you how to write Urdu poetry

Published on 19th January 2021
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Here's why you should check out Prachi Batola's short film that made it to the I-View 2020 film fest 

Prachi, who completed her BA(Hons.) from the School of Contemporary Media, Pearl Academy Mumbai Campus in 2019, chose poetry to deliver her message and that's what makes the film stand out

Published on 18th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: On Rudyard Kipling's death anniversary, here's all you need to know about the author of The Jungle Book 

In today's #TBT, we inform you about all that you need to know about English poet and short story writer Rudyard Kipling, who was born in Bombay. Also, here's what Volkswagen has been accused of
 

Published on 18th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Aristotle's school The Lyceum discovered under a car parking lot? No way!

In today's #TBT, we tell you all about how The Lyceum was discovered in the year 1997 and what significance it held back in the day. Also, how Starbucks poised itself to enter the Indian market  
 

Published on 13th January 2021
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These four budding poets from the Bhubaneswar Poetry Club will win your heart with their verses

Bhubaneswar Poetry Club (BPC) is a treasure trove of poets who know their craft or are getting there. We speak to four budding poets from and learn how the group has helped them out when they need it 

Published on 12th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering Swami Vivekananda on National Youth Day today

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the significance of National Youth Day and why it is celebrated on the birth anniversary of the monk Swami Vivekananda. Also, do you know what cryopreserved is? 

Published on 12th January 2021
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This young couple has set up a library for kids in this little Manipur town

Asung Pharung talks about the library and the impact it has made in his community — and how they managed to make it happen

Published on 6th January 2021
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This artist from Hyderabad left home at 18 to pursue her dreams of painting and writing

Inaya Fatima is a lot of things, she is a self-taught artist, writer, designer and recites poetry too. She is even an illustrator. You can check out her illustrations on IG page @longhair.shortgirlt

Published on 5th January 2021
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Hindi poetry flows straight from the heart of this 27-year-old Hyderabadi. This is how she charms with words

"I might not be able to change the world with what I write, but if people understand what I am trying to say, it's enough," says Srujana Satyavada. This is how she go around to writing Hindi poetry 

Published on 5th January 2021
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The future of cultural spaces: How will events and performances look like in 2021? 

The lockdown completely stopped professional engagements for the artists. Their slim earnings came to a full halt. This has lessons for many. The founder of Hyderabad's Lamakaan highlights them 

Published on 2nd January 2021
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Bibek Debroy at DakLF 2020: Even the word 'God' comes from Sanskrit

There is not one but many Gitas, said Debroy and added that there are more than 20 of them in Mahabharata itself

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Malayalam Poet and environmentalist Sugathakumari succumbs to COVID-19 

Fondly being called as 'Sugatha Teacher' by her admirers, the activist-poet had been admitted to the intensive care unit of the medical college after being diagnosed with the viral infection 

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Art, Math and lyrics, there is a lot that keeps this Hyderabadi teen going through the gloomy days of the pandemic

Udita Gowdety is a Math whiz with a keen artistic sensibility that goes completely in tandem with her singing and lyric writing abilities. We find out what keeps this teenager going through it all 

Published on 14th December 2020
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Aadi Swaroopa is not just ambidextrous, she can write in any direction, style and is pretty good at creating records

Aadi Swaroopa, a 15-year-old from Mangaluru who has been trained to write with both her hands simultaneously speaks about her recent exclusive world record and how she can write different languages

Published on 13th December 2020

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