Character

‘My Protagonists are flawed and vulnerable’: The weird women’s club author Aruna Nambiar    

Author Aruna Nambiar speaks to Devapriya Sanyal about her third novel, The Weird Women’s Club,  the female gaze, and what makes her characters relatable  

published on : 31st July 2022

IIT (ISM) study discover measures to prevent fire and explosion in mines and ensure better safety

In order to prevent fire and explosion in mines, suitable measures have to be taken to reduce dust so that they do not get in contact with oxygen.

published on : 8th June 2022

‘Bad character’ tag on AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

They will put it on display boards, take finger prints and photographs, he stated. 

published on : 2nd June 2022

Reading helped me as a cinematographer: Pratheep 

Minutes into the conversation, Pratheep Kaliraja makes a point that speaks volumes about his approach to his profession.

published on : 31st May 2022

‘The length of my role is never a problem’

Actor Tanya Ravichandran talks about her latest release, Nenjuku Needhi, returning to Tamil cinema after a break, her vision for the future, and more

published on : 26th May 2022

Through the Smart Looking Glass

Record a one-minute video every time you practice and MirrorAI helps one with data-driven metrics. The tool cares about how you’re communicating and not what the message is.

published on : 22nd May 2022

‘Authenticity is not easy, but it’s rewarding’

Actor Shruti Hassan says she no longer feels the need to fit into people’s expectations of her

published on : 8th May 2022

'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' banned in Saudi Arabia.

According to Variety, the Saudi Arabian censors didn't issue the distribution certificate to the Benedict Cumberbatch-led superhero movie due to the presence of a gay character.

published on : 24th April 2022

Retracing Rama trail: Bestselling author Amish Tripathi turns television anchor

Bestselling author Amish Tripathi turns television anchor with the new documentary series Legends of the Ramayana with Amish.  

published on : 17th April 2022

Chhattisgarh HC dubs as 'Ostrich Mindset' that decides a woman's character based on her attire

Her estranged husband had said that "she has lost her chastity" since she works with the men in the office and wears T-shirts and jeans. 

published on : 8th April 2022

The Dark Side of Empathy  

A new personality characteristic that amalgamates polar opposite traits—empathy and darkness—is being considered dangerous. This could be you.    

published on : 27th March 2022

‘This world doesn’t need superstars anymore’

Bollywood actor and OTT star Amit Sadh on completing 20 years in showbiz and why the world needs people who teach empathy

published on : 13th March 2022

Sanya Malhotra: Great to see female characters being written with empathy in Bollywood

She says unless new generation of actresses question 'stereotype' and demand to change the image of women in cinema, the shift will not happen.

published on : 18th February 2022

Lin Manuel-Miranda wanted musicals for Latino characters

Actor-filmmaker Lin Manuel-Miranda wrote musicals fearing his ethnicity would prevent him from getting into the industry.

published on : 8th January 2022

Feeling lost at home

Architects and urban planners elaborate on how Hyderabad's new infrastructure is diluting the city’s character

published on : 6th January 2022

Twitter aims to boost appeal with new 280-character tweet limit

Twitter said the new limit, a major shift for the messaging platform known for its 140-character tweets, aims to address 'a major cause of frustration' for many users.

published on : 27th September 2017

Memes galore as Twitter plans to expand word limit to 280 characters

Twitter today morning announced the expansion of word limits to 280 on tweets and world is already having mixed reviews on the social media giant's move.

published on : 27th September 2017

US teen pleads guilty to internet villain-inspired attack

She told the court she participated in the attack, because she feared the internet character Slender Man -- a villain featured on a horror website -- would otherwise hurt her and her family. 

published on : 22nd August 2017