Thought Factory

Digging Deep: Our Affinity For Rituals

We build off the shoulders of our ancestors. As the shadow of our pastdances against the wall of time, every nuanced movement, every refraction, every proportion contains t...

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WHEN THEATRE MARRIES CINEMA

As I sat watching a CinePlay screening of the play sometimes, in a preview theatre, I was tad perplexed. Am I watching a play or am I watching a movie? Some months back, I ...

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“Marriage – Bond or Bondage”

“Are you married?” the Hollywood actress was asked on a TV show.

“Sometimes!” she answered.

The response is one amongst the variant ...

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Women’s Day– Three Key Words For The Year

By Augustine Veliath

On this International Women’s Day I have a sense of accomplishment.

I was part of an event Elevate 2015 in Mum...

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7 Unasked Questions On A Ban

Augustine Veliath

India’s Daughter was banned. Let us look at seven unasked questions in this debate. Was banning the film a knee jerk reac...

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POLITICS AND COMPLEXITY OF CULTURES IN INDIAN MEDIA

Writing entertaining content is no longer about an indulgence; nor about the purging of an overwhelmed soul.

Neither is it about following directives of marketing a...

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Negotiating Identity In The Changing Times

“The real world is simply too terrible to admit. It tells man that he is a small trembling animal who will someday decay and die. Culture changes all of this, mak...

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The Technology – Content Nexus

As the New Year begins, consumer electronic fans from across the world gear up for the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This behemoth of a convention ho...

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OF MISOGYNY, MENTAL HEALTH, STORYTELLING AND ALL INDIA BAKHCHOD!

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius - and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ~ Marilyn Monroe

It has now been a long time that I ...

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“To Be or Not To Be”

Nature gives the gift of life.

Law gives the right to life.

Who is to grant, not to live?

It is often a cause of wonderment why human ashes are grey...

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Sing GanpatiBappaMorya with Saregama Shakti App

Stay connected with the traditional poojas and vidhis in a contemporary way

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017