CREATIVITY

  • Copyright piracy has reached alarming level in China, India: Report June 26, 2014

    Washington: An influential Congressional caucus in a latest report has expressed concern over alarming level of copyright piracy in four countries China, Russia, Switzerland and India. It has added India to the 2014 Watch List. The report "2014 International Piracy Watch List," by International Creativity and TheftPrevention Caucus highlights the...
  • Arunachalam Muruganantham's video goes viral, sets Twitter abuzz October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: It wasn't easy for Arunachalam Muruganantham achieve the goal he had set out for himself. But it was just because of his determination and consistent efforts that Arunachalam managed to make reasonably priced sanitary napkins in India, an idea which wasn't appreciated by many. For someone, who was...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion June 2, 2013

    Watch the show for positive stories from across the country. ...
  • Lydia Davis wins Man Booker International fiction prize May 23, 2013

    London: American short story writer Lydia Davis won the fifth Man Booker International Prize for fiction on Wednesday for a body of work that includes some of the briefest tales ever published. Davis, a professor of creative writing at the University of Albany, is best known for work that Observer critic...
  • Delhi most creative state in India: Report May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In terms of use of modern technology, talented people and tolerance, Delhi is the most creative state in the country, says a study. According to the Creative Index Report 2013, Chandigarh, Punjab, Kerala, Goa, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry and Maharashtra round out the top nine. Haryana...
  • Think Edu Conclave: How to create a secular, creative education system in India? March 10, 2013

    What ails India's growing schooling system? How can we create an education system that is secular, creative and student centric? These were some of the key issues discussed during the two day Think Edu Conclave. ...
  • BlackBerry 10: Grammy winner Alicia Keys becomes BlackBerry's Global Creative Director January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the Blackberry 10 launch, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins introduced 14time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, Alicia Keys, as BlackBerry's new Global Creative Director. Keys will work closely with app developers, content creators, retailers, carriers and the entertainment community to further shape and...
  • Letter from the editor: The magic of entertainment January 29, 2013

    First, a statutory warning: This special edition won't give you an inside track on the secret lives of India's best known celebrities or the shallow entertainment derived from the walltowall coverage of page three parties. Instead, at its core, this Celebrity 100 special edition is about decoding what lies behind the...
  • Stem cells drive human creativity: Scientists August 10, 2012

    Washington: Scientists claim to have discovered a new type of stem cells responsible for creative thinking and memories in humans. Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute identified a stem cell population that may give birth to neurons which play a key role in abstract thought and creativity. The finding also paves the...
  • Business, creativity have to exist together: Zarina Mehta August 8, 2012

    Zarina Mehta Age: 50 Education: BA Economics from St Xavier's College, Mumbai Last Position: Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer, Broadcast, Disney UTV New Position: Managing Trustee, Swades Foundation Interests: Food, books, music Q. You've been one of the cofounders at UTV. What's it like leaving it all now? A: Letting go is the hardest thing...
  • YUVA: Swami Vivekananda's teachings inspire creativity October 17, 2011

    In the last episode of YUVA, discover how Swami Vivekanandas teachings are inspiring creative people across the nation. ...
  • Kashmir alienation too deep: Habibullah September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: A placid summer and a peaceful Ramzan should have been the endgame of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir but the sense of "alienation is too deep", says former bureaucrat and now author Wajahat Habibullah, advocating creative policies from the central and state governments. As the alienation of people in...
  • 30 Minutes: Chasing your dream career March 6, 2011

    This week on 30 Minutes, we meet people who have learned to say 'No' to regular careers to chase their dreams and go for lucrative careers. ...
  • Face The Nation: Limits on creative freedom? October 28, 2010

    The Centre has made it clear that it will not bring sedition charges against Arundhati Roy. But many believe that the Roy is abusing her freedom and undermining India by her recent statements on Kashmir. ...
  • Check out Creative's EP430 noiseproof earphones March 27, 2009

    Creative has introduced a new inearphones model EP430 that comes with color options. These noiseisolating inearphones are ergonomically designed to minimize external surrounding noise and provide long hours of pure music listening experience. The Creative EP430 InEar Earphones are available in six bubble gum type colors of red,...
  • Enhance your business: Get creative! November 25, 2008

    It's unfortunate but it seems for many of us, the daily grind of doing what we need to do in order to survive often saps us of our creativity. Instead of being sapped, how would you like to be zapped? How would your life be different if you were more creative?...
  • Freedom versus faith: Only law may prevail December 2, 2007

    For those questioning the Islamic faith, the going has never been easy. Salman Rushdie and Taslima Nasreen are both cases in point. Protests and demonstrations were taken out and effigies had been burnt when Rushdie was knighted by the British Government, in June this year. Taslimas case is no different from...
  • Constraining creativity: Have the extremists won? December 1, 2007

    New Delhi: The past few years have seen several artistes being made targets for the wrath of fundamentalists If it was Taslima Nasreen on Friday, on Saturday it is Madhuri Dixit. The Bangladeshi author was forced to give in to extremist pressure and withdraw objectionable lines from her autobiography. This came in...
  • Using junk to make a better future June 4, 2007

    Mumbai: Glue, paper, scissors and over a 100 kids what could have been every parents nightmare turned out to be an exercise in creativity and a hands on science class at Scientifica 2007, only even better. "It's better than the classroom because this competition is creative and the classroom is...
  • iPod is good, Zen vision is better October 9, 2006

    New Delhi: For tech freaks, heres introducing another life and death choice that between Apple iPod Video and Creative Zen vision. The 30 GB Zen Vision weighs about 240 gram, comes in black or white, has a large 3.7 inch TFT LCD screen and a loudspeaker as well. Theres...