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  • Kathak maestro ends endurance test with elan

    "I don't want to do this for myself but for our tradition. For far too long, on the world stage, it has not been given its due to despite its rich legacy. I hope these tests establish the superior mind-body connect in kathak and attract more and more youngsters to it making it a movement," says the...

    Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 7:45am
  • Transgenders rejoice, 'we're not it anymore!'

    Jubilation at being finally accepted as mainstream and hope that tomorrow would bring with it jobs and a better life. After a lifetime of discrimination, India's transgender people are finally celebrating after the Supreme Court ruling giving them third gender identity, says Yogesh Pawar

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 8:00am
  • Why's Pt Chitresh Das dancing at 70?

    Yogesh Pawar on the miracle that is Pt. Chitresh Das - A scientific study is trying to unravel why and how Pt Das is able to achieve such "unfathomable levels of endurance and mathematical precision with his body and how it can be replicated with training intervention to create a way for future...

    Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 8:55am
  • We're not sick, transgenders tell psychiatrists

    Transgenders want psychiatry to drop 'sick' tag for them

    Friday, 18 April 2014 - 7:20am
  • I only look good on-screen: Waheeda Rehman

    She’s fed up with speculation on her relationship with Guru Dutt, is firm that politics is not her thing and believes the next PM must uphold secular values. Waheeda Rehman speaks to Yogesh Pawar on the occasion of the launch of Nasreen Munni Kabir’s Conversations With Waheeda Rehman.

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 7:10am
  • Supreme Court delivered its landmark judgement recognising third sex

    When the Supreme Court delivered its landmark judgment on Tuesday recognising the transgender (TG) community as a third gender, there were celebrations all over the country. But nowhere would they reverberate as much as in Mumbai which has been at the forefront of this struggle for equality and...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 6:05am
  • 6 years on, Maharashtra has no climate-change action plan

    Even as rural areas in otherwise drought-hit regions of Maharashtra (as also in neighbouring areas of Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh) struggle to cope with immense damages due to untimely rain and hailstorms in Feb-March 2014, the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 2:45am
  • Kehte hain ke Gulzar ka hai andaaz-e-bayaan aur

    The power of his feather-caress words, the hallmark of Gulzar's poetry ensures everyone has a favourite. So, the announcement that the poet, lyricist, scriptwriter and filmmaker was being conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013 on Saturday led to much happiness among his fraternity and fans...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 9:45am
  • Drumming up a legacy of 32 generations

    Artistes gather this weekend to remember Ustad Karamatullah Khan, who carried a legacy of centuries, Yogesh Pawar reports

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 8:05am
  • Even people in Gajanan Kirtikar's society have not seen him: Gurudas Kamat

    Gurudas Kamat, the sitting Congress MP from Mumbai North-West, is locked in a fierce battle with Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI's Gajanan Kirtikar, Mayank Gandhi of Aam Aadmi Party and Mahesh Manjrekar of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. dna's Yogesh Pawar caught up with the 59-year-old leader, who has...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 7:45am

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