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Puneet Kaur

  • Muslims in South Mumbai vote in high numbers

    Officers on election duty at Mohammed Ali Road say there has a steady stream of voters coming in throughout the day. On condition of anonymity, one official said, “Since the start of polling today we haven’t been free for more than two minutes on the whole. This is a good thing; it means the voter...

    Thursday, 24 April 2014 - 3:02pm
  • Arvind Kejriwal steps into “aam Mumbaikar’s” shoes for train ride; some wish he hadn’t

    I left home in the morning to cover the arrival of the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal. The “common man” himself flew down to Mumbai, and then took an auto to Andheri station, where a huge crowd of AAP workers, fans and journalists, fought the everyday commuters for space on the...

    Thursday, 13 March 2014 - 11:18am
  • Chaos, public property damaged as Arvind Kejriwal decides to take Mumbai local joy ride

    The streets and local train railway stations on the western line of Mumbai witnessed an unanticipated chaos of a different kind this morning. At 10.30 am, soon upon arrival at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Arvind Kejriwal, wasting no time, started the Maharashtra campaign of Aam...

    Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 3:45pm
  • You don't play music to be famous, says Rafael Payare

    The chief conductor of the Ulster Orchestra talks about his passion for music, his favourite symphony and his association with El Sistema, a publicly financed program to encourage music education in his home country of Venezuela

    Monday, 17 February 2014 - 3:31pm
  • In 2014, your finger will become a remote control

    A group of seven engineers, all in their early 20s, have successfully created a wearable smart ring that can translate finger movements into commands for all your Bluetooth enabled devices such as smartphones, music players, gaming consoles, televisions. The first prototype of Fin, the finger...

    Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 10:27pm
  • MIT holds innovation meets technology festival at Welingkar

    Welingkar Insititute of Management, Development and Research (WeSchool), Matunga, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab India Initiative is holding a five-day, 10 workshop series that will go on till February 1. The event will have 10 sessions ranging...

    Thursday, 30 January 2014 - 2:45pm
  • Dharavi ART ROOM: Bringing colour to the lives of children

    Dharavi is the largest slum in South Asia. A statement like this creates an image in our minds. One expects children to be loitering around on streets lined with shabby walls and closely packed buildings with dingy rooms. It evokes a kind of hopelessness for the future of these kids. A visit to...

    Monday, 20 January 2014 - 8:06am
  • Anand Patwardhan's documentary 'Jai Bhim Comrade': Voicing the unheard

    Acclaimed documentary film maker Anand Patwardhan is screening his six national and international award winning documentary.

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 9:16am
  • Mantras are not mere thoughts, they have the power of healing, says Krishna Das

    When Krishna Das performed at the Grammy Awards in 2013, he created history. This was the first time the Indian art of chanting god’s name, Kirtan, was being performed at an international level. Das, born Jeffrey Kagel, is a global icon and a Grammy award nominee for Best New Age Album in 2013....

    Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 3:18pm
  • Bringing Kabir to Mumbai

    Prahlad Tipanya, who in 2011 received the Padma Shri, is in Mumbai for the ongoing Kabir Festival. The reclusive artist, who performs Kabir bhajans in Madhya Pradesh's Malwi folk style, speaks to dna about his involvement in the festival and Kabir’s message to the world. Are you nervous for...

    Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 7:43pm