Lesson

  • Sachin Tendulkar chapter to be part of school curriculum 19-11-2013 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai: School students in Maharashtra will get to learn about Sachin Tendulkar, as part of their curriculum activities, from as early as next academic year. "The government is considering adding Tendulkar in school syllabus so that children are inspired by his life and achievements," school education minister Rajendra Darda...
  • 'Lessons In Forgetting' review: It's a tale of redemption 20-04-2013 11:32 AM

    Cast: Adil Hussain, Amey Wagh, Bhanu Prakash, Veena Sajnani, Uttara Baokar, Roshni Achreja Director: Unni Vijayan Rating: 3 out of 5 "Never run away from things that terrify you," was a lesson that JA Krishnamurthy had instilled in his daughter Smriti when she was young, and he probably regrets doing...
  • The 11 Indian Indies to look forward to in 2013 21-12-2012 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: 2012 was widely considered as the year of the revival of the India Independent Film Industry. In the year 2013, we will have to make sure that the Indian Independent cinema movement is taken forward with the same zeal with which it was started. But how do we...
  • 5 lessons we learnt at the movies in 2011 30-12-2011 07:48 PM

    Each year the movies teach us different lessons. Last year we learnt that greed is good, and that Akshay Kumar isn't funny anymore. This year we have new lessons. Pay close attention and you'll be wiser going forward. Here's presenting the 5 Lessons We Learnt at the Movies in 2011....
  • Blood, bullets and beyond: bitter 26/11 lessons 26-11-2011 02:05 PM

    Three years have passed since the horrific events of 26/11 held us hostage for 62 hours, from the night of November 26 to the morning of November 29, 2008. A significant element in those attacks was the visible engagement of Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in a frontal gun battle...
  • Indian Cricket team's pointers for businesses 27-09-2011 12:58 PM

    Ok, ok, so you do remember it all, dont you? That Dhoni six that sealed the World Cup. Those stories that appeared soon after about team spirit and leadership. And the paeans of praise for a leader who could do no wrong. Ah, those were the days. Suddenly, it seems...
  • Lessons from Mumbai blasts, Norway massacre 05-08-2011 11:37 AM

    As I write, I hear some of the most tragic news stories from all over the world: Mumbai is racked by explosions yet again; a suggestion is put forth to end "Islamic terrorism" in India by disenfranchising Muslim citizens unless they admit to their Hindu ancestry; a European ultranationalist guns...
  • Hindi and Sanskrit lessons for Saif Ali Khan 04-04-2011 11:57 AM

    Saif Ali Khan has been busy brushing up on his Hindi. The actor who plays a school teacher in director Prakash Jha's Aarakshan is required to speak in chaste Hindi and at times even Sanskrit for the movie. So Saif sat like a good student in his room for days...
  • 5 lessons we learnt at the movies this year 31-12-2010 10:46 PM

    Rajeev Masand points out five lessons from the performances of the movies in 2010. Akshay Kumar isn't funny anymore! The puerile humor in 'Housefull' may have been the last straw. The dismal response to 'Khatta Meetha', 'Action Replayy' and 'Tees Maar Khan' has proved that the Khiladi Kumar needs to...
  • Hindu yoga teacher at Uttar Pradesh madrassa 24-12-2010 03:20 PM

    Karari: Shortly after reciting 'Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim' from the Holy Quran, hundreds of students at a madrassa here fall in line for their first lesson of the day - yoga taught by a Hindu teacher. Imdadul-Jamia-Uloom Madrassa in Karari town in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district has introduced yoga lessons for...
  • About time politicians schooled themselves

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical reference book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in English language, lampooning cant and political...

  • Don't teach us democracy lessons: Krishna to Pak 29-09-2010 08:53 PM

    New York: India struck back at Pakistan for its Foreign Minister's remarks in the UN General Assembly. A day after External Affairs minister S M Krishna said he was disappointed by S M Qureshi's speech that criticised India for the violence in Kashmir, Krishna got tougher during his address at...
  • Loan recovery agents get lessons to be polite 01-07-2008 12:51 AM

    Galle: Trisha Chetty spent a productive day on either side of the stumps as South Africa kicked off their women's Twenty20 World Cup campaign with a comfortable six-wicket victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a Group B match on Wednesday. South Africa captain Mignon du Preez put Sri Lanka in...
  • Stock trading lessons soon for B-school students 03-02-2008 01:25 PM

    Wellington: The New Zealand government says it will waive sanctions to allow visas to be issued to the Zimbabwe cricket team which is due to tour next year for the first time in 11 years. New Zealand will tour Zimbabwe in October -- their first visit there since 2005 --...
  • Dalai Lama to turn management guru at IIM-A 20-12-2007 11:20 AM

    Wellington: The Australian women's cricket team were left stranded at their training camp outside Christchurch after a deadly 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the city on Tuesday. The "Southern Stars" were preparing for Thursday's first one-day international against New Zealand at Lincoln University, some 22kms outside Christchurch, when the strong earthquake...
  • Net steps on for those with two left feet! 28-08-2007 03:26 PM

    Help has arrived online for those who keep stepping on other's toes. ...
  • Mixed result for India in Asiad 16-12-2006 08:27 AM

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  • Kerala jailbirds get computer-savvy 29-11-2006 08:12 AM

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  • Learning the steps for Garba nights 22-09-2006 06:42 PM

    Ahmedabad gets ready to dance with body painting, tattoos and dancing lessons. ...
  • 7 money lessons to teach your kids 22-09-2006 01:05 PM

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