Culture and Lifestyle

Why is watching kinetic sand sway and soap being cut so therapeutic?

These videos are called ASMR videos and millions of people love them and consider watching them a fantastic way to relax.

Safety, expense or ownership? Why Hyd's Nizam jewels are locked away in RBI vault

The jewellery will soon put on display in the National Museum in Delhi after a gap of 12 years.

'Karnatriix' John Anthony, the musician who never aged, passes away

Active both in the film and independent music circles, John was a most respected figure, known for fusing Indian classical music in his blues/jazz guitar playing, for his band Roots with AR Rahman and Sivamani, for the more recent band Karnatriix and more

Girls of the 'Mahabharata': Writer Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan on her new book series

In this interview, the once controversial blogger speaks about her choices for the book series, her takes on the 'Mahabharata' and Sabarimala.

Dance, music and cinema come to life at 16th edition of SIES Nerul's Frames

Frames is India's largest undergraduate film festival and is a 3-day fest that started on 10th January.

Kerala and Bengaluru bands team up for grand show on a brief history of musical time

The show, to be held in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, will chart the course of music from the Vedic chants of 3,000 years ago to the music of 21st century Kerala.

Reuniting friends, reliving innocence: How school reunions are a trip back in time

These are the stories of a few reunions, some reminding you of the film '96', when those that split as teenagers met again as grandmothers, when boys turned into dads and relived a time they most loved.

Madras Art Guild, a month-long program aiming to enthuse the art lover in you

Madras Art Guild is a month-long art program envisioned and executed by VR Lifestyle Centre, Chennai.

Lights, camera, action: SIES Nerul to host 16th edition of Frames from Jan 10

This fest is India's largest undergraduate film festival which gives amateur filmmakers a platform to portray their vision to film lovers.

The making of 'Magizhchi': Composer Tenma on The Casteless Collective's first album

TNM got in touch with Tenma, the band's producer and arranger, on their latest songs, their journey so far and what awaits the 19 member band.