Kasturba Gandhi’s Diary From 1933 To Be Released In June

Kasturba Gandhi’s Diary From 1933 To Be Released In June

The book ‘The Lost Diary of Kastur, My Ba’ is being authored by her great-grandson Tushar Gandhi. While her husband Mahatma Gandhi is quite well-known, there’s very little information about Kasturba Gandhi in history. But now, you can catch a glimpse of this amazing person through her great-grandson Tushar Gandhi’s new book titled ‘The Lost […]

Afghan Artist Sara Nabil Fights For Women’s Rights

Afghan artist Sara Nabil fights for women's rights

The artist uses her art as a medium to rebel against women’s oppression in Afghanistan Sara Nabil, an Afghan artist who now lives in Germany, has used her work to process her own experiences of oppression, escape, and the search for identity. She depicts how women in Afghanistan become victims of systematic oppression through photographs […]

Tributes Pour In For Santoor Maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Tributes Pour In For Santoor Maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, renowned santoor player and celebrated musician who introduced the folk instrument to the global stage, passed away yesterday in Mumbai. He was 84 years old. He had reportedly been suffering from kidney problems for the previous six months and was on dialysis. According to reports, he passed away yesterday due to cardiac […]

Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Sold For Record Setting USD 195 Million

Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Sold For Record Setting USD 195 Million

American artist Andy Warhol’s iconic 1964 silk-screen portrait of Marilyn Monroe was sold for $195 million (€185 million) on Monday night in New York, the highest price ever paid for an American artwork at auction. “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” surpassed a previous high of $110.5 million paid in 2017 for a Jean-Michel Basquiat skull painting. […]

Cellphone Selfies May Distort Facial Structures: Study

Cellphone Selfies May Distort Facial Structures: Study

Researchers have discovered that cellphone selfies can distort facial features, possibly igniting an increase in requests for plastic surgery. The research was reported in the journal ‘Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery’. “If young people rely solely on selfies as their guide, they may be coming to plastic surgeons to fix problems that don’t exist beyond the […]

Civil Society Is Under Pressure Globally: Report

Civil Society Is Under Pressure Globally: Report

Participation in civil society can take numerous forms, such as environmental activism, pushing for gender equality, or indigenous groups banding together. People get together to demand improved working conditions, the right to freely express their sexuality, and the ability to protect oneself against various forms of oppression, among other things. Sometimes governments embrace these activities, […]