Swathi Nair

‘Tours abroad are done cheap, in rental vans’

From being a studio project of the late 2000's global prog-metal surge to massing accolades from current and former members of Lamb Of God and Megadeth, Skyharbor has definitely cemented its places as

28 Oct 2017

Sketching one B’lurean a day

With one ink drawing a day, professionals and amateurs artistes have creatively made Inktober one of the most popular hashtags of October.

25 Oct 2017

‘Ditch spas, salons, we need idlis & medicines’

Bengalureans ask BMRCL to get priorities right; request for pharmacy, tiffin, grocery stores, ATMs along with restrooms at Metro stations

25 Oct 2017

City boy steps closer to LA’s star-spangled victory

Did you know that fasting in fact has biological significance? The tradition of fasting accelerates the recycling of old cells in the body, says class X student of National Public School Koramangala Samay Godika. 

24 Oct 2017

This SSLC coaching centre for poor kids has a pass percentage of 97.5

While students of class X in the city have already started their revision exercises with their tutors to prepare for the board exams due next year, several in the slums are taking to enrolling in a co

22 Oct 2017

Taftan for your soul

At Coyla Cababs and Curries, indulge yourself in heartwarming,comforting loaf of an aristocratic naan that comes from Persian kitchen

22 Oct 2017

Festive weekend to be a “cab illa” Dussehra deja vu?

The long Dussehra weekend last month spelled major woes for users of app-based cab services in the city, and it is likely to repeat this Diwali holidays too.

18 Oct 2017

Parvaaz breaks silence on human rights violations

 Indie rock band Parvaaz along with Girish Karnad got together to create quite the rumble in the city recently.

17 Oct 2017

Drag queen turned Britney on Halloween 2003

Born and raised in California, Britney Spears impersonator Derrick Barry began training as a gymnast at the age of five, notes his fan website.

16 Oct 2017

Throwback to college days

Makarand Deshpande’s play Sir Sir Sarla is on dynamics shared by a professor and 3 students

11 Oct 2017

No Metro for old men

Senior citizens fear taking Metro because of chaos at platforms and absence of escalators  at certain stations; ask for a separate queue at Majestic Metro station

11 Oct 2017

Forced to take tricky stairs

Architect Mala Sugantha points out issues with infrastructure that bars accessibility for senior citizens. “Most Metro stations, barring a few are not wheel chair accessible for senior citizens who ca

11 Oct 2017

Be shoved in or shove off, in Namma Metro

Regular commuters of Namma Metro are worried about inefficient crowd management. They say they have to elbow their way into a coach or security guards will push them in.

09 Oct 2017

Tagore’s Chitra to come alive with Nangiarkoothu

Kapila Venu was introduced to  Nangiar Koothu at a very early age.

07 Oct 2017

‘Would lose fan base if I get PM on podcast’

Kunal Kamra jokes that fear of losing fans to PM’s oratorical skills stops him from inviting Modi

05 Oct 2017