Manasi Y Mastakar

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World Book Day 2021: Reader’s block? Tips to get between the pages again...

World Book Day 2021: Reader’s block? Tips to get between the pages again...

Ahead of World Book and Copyright Day (April 23), we take a look at this common phenomenon and try to understand the reasons why it sets ...Read More

Celeb Shelf: Filmmaker and author Devashish Makhija reveals his favourites books and fondest bookish memories

Celeb Shelf: Filmmaker and author Devashish Makhija reveals his favourites books and fondest bookish memories

Filmmaker and author Devashish Makhija, whose recent release Oonga is receiving rave reviews, shares his love for graphic novels and book...Read More

‘A new world of education will be seen in the forthcoming years’, says BMC Education Officer, Mahesh Palkar

‘A new world of education will be seen in the forthcoming years’, says BMC Education Officer, Mahesh Palkar

In 2020, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools created history with pass percentage of SSC standing at 93.25 compared to 2019’...Read More

International Women's Day 2021: 'Confidence and passion will help you reach your goal,' says Dr Smita Naram, Co-founder, Ayushakti

International Women's Day 2021: 'Confidence and passion will help you reach your goal,' says Dr Smita Naram, Co-founder, Ayushakti

Dr Smita Naram, Co-founder, Ayushakti shares her journey in the field of Ayurveda, setting up a business and her mantra of overcoming cha...Read More

Women's Day 2021: Dr Prerna Kohli, Founder, MindTribe.in, talks about spreading awareness about mental health

Women's Day 2021: Dr Prerna Kohli, Founder, MindTribe.in, talks about spreading awareness about mental health

Dr Prerna Kohli (M.Phil, Ph.D.), National Award-winning Clinical Psychologist, opens up about MindTribe, helping people tide over mental ...Read More

From Haruki Murakami to Eckhart Tolle: Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin gives a glimpse into his reading habits

From Haruki Murakami to Eckhart Tolle: Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin gives a glimpse into his reading habits

The actor, who will next be seen in the movie Looop Lapeta with Taapsee Pannu, speaks about his favourite authors, the books that have ma...Read More

Valentine's Day 2021: Four romance novelists and a poet share what it takes to be a romance writer

Valentine's Day 2021: Four romance novelists and a poet share what it takes to be a romance writer

They also speak about where they draw inspiration from, and decipher the most important question that is plaguing many millennials: Is ro...Read More

Photographer Atul Kasbekar opens up shooting for one of India's famous calendars amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Photographer Atul Kasbekar opens up shooting for one of India's famous calendars amid the COVID-19 pandemic

He also gives his take on what he feels about Zoom photography, how he spent his lockdown, among other things

A fashion designer and his dream of making 'World's Largest Mask'

A fashion designer and his dream of making 'World's Largest Mask'

Fashion designer Manish Tripathi gets candid about his ‘World’s Largest Mask’ project and the thought behind it.

Artisans pose with bamboo-made auto rickshaw

Angels of Mumbai: How this village in Palghar is blooming because of bamboo

Mumbai: Mumbai-based professional Gaurav Shrivastav started his journey with Keshav Srushti, a not-for-profit organisation in Bhayandar, ...Read More

‘We, the Women of India’ review: Heart-warming short tales of love, loss and freedom

‘We, the Women of India’ review: Heart-warming short tales of love, loss and freedom

With just 78 pages, the book can be finished in one sitting and in an hour or so—they are that simply written with no heavy innuendos or ...Read More

Of handsome oppas and heart-warming tales: How Korean dramas exploded on the international scene

Of handsome oppas and heart-warming tales: How Korean dramas exploded on the international scene

Over the past over months, there has been an increasing obsession with and recognition for Korean dramas and K-pop! What's making these t...Read More

J K Rowling

Children turn illustrators for J K Rowling’s 'The Ickabog'

J K Rowling’s The Ickabog, a fairytale for kids, features illustrations crowdsourced from children all over the world — four of whom are ...Read More

Arsha Vidya Foundation presents 3rd edition of Vedic Wisdom Festival

Arsha Vidya Foundation presents 3rd edition of Vedic Wisdom Festival

This 2020 festival will be held virtually over the course of two days -- December 5 and 6

The India-Israel connect: A journey of flavours and spices

The India-Israel connect: A journey of flavours and spices

As Chef Thomas Zacharias of the Bombay Canteen and Chef Moshe Basson of Eucalyptus, Jerusalem, prepare for a virtual cook-along, we talk ...Read More

Angels of Mumbai: Sending Diwali delicacies, spreading happiness

Angels of Mumbai: Sending Diwali delicacies, spreading happiness

What started off as a one family exercise soon became a citizen programme of sorts. Every year, during Diwali, Narendra and Sunita Keni s...Read More

Tahir Raj Bhasin reveals his Bollywood love!

Tahir Raj Bhasin reveals his Bollywood love!

Before the actor gets swamped with work, we sat him down for a quick, fun tete-a-tete

FPJ Exclusive: Ali Fazal opens up about Mirzapur 2, Hollywood projects and more

FPJ Exclusive: Ali Fazal opens up about Mirzapur 2, Hollywood projects and more

'We are only a button away from rejection or success,' he says about the OTT platform

World Mental Health Day 2020: Celebs share their mantras of keeping mentally fit

World Mental Health Day 2020: Celebs share their mantras of keeping mentally fit

From meditating to surrounding oneself with happy people, actors also dole out tips to keep sane during these trying times

Popular French DJ David Guetta opens up about his new single with Sia

Popular French DJ David Guetta opens up about his new single with Sia

David Guetta and Sia recently united once again for a new single titled ‘Let’s Love’. The new single, which was recorded during the world...Read More

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