updated 3:02 PM GMT, Apr 19, 2015

Classical music boosts learning and memory

Listening to classical music is not just simply soothing, it also enhances learning and memory, Finnish researchers have found.

Listening to classical music enhanced the activity of genes involved in

Animated feature film 'Big Hero 6' wins Oscar

"Big Hero 6" turned out to be the 'hero' in the Best Animated Feature Film category at the 87th Academy Awards here Sunday night.

The movie tells the tale of a 14-year-old science prodigy Hiro, who sp

AR Rahman reveals why he chose to be a Muslim

AR Rahman, who was born as AS Dileep Kumar, recently shared the tale of why he chose to discard the faith he was born into and adopt a new one.

The 48-year-old's father untimely death had put several

'Haider' isn't entirely about Kashmir, says Shahrukh

'Haider' isn't entirely about Kashmir, says Shahrukh

Bollywood filmmaker, Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’ has evoked sharp criticism for ‘misrepresenting the ground realities’ in conflict-torn Kashmir, but Shahrukh Gilani, a young filmmaker from the valley,

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Demystifying ‘Haider’: whose tragedy is it?

As a subtle philosophical tinge that cinema is a powerful tool for political mobilization and mass persuasion, Slovenian Marxist philosopher and cultural critic, Slavoj Zizek, notes beautifully: “It d

Kashmiri poet Kamil dies at 90

Famous writer and poet Amin Kamil, who gave a new direction to Kashmiri Ghazals and stories, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 90 years old.

Born in 1924 in a small village named Kaprin in South

'Haider' wins award in Rome Film Festival

Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Haider ” - a modern-day adaptation of “Hamlet" - won the People’s Choice Award in the Mondo Genre (world genre) at the ninth edition of Rome Film Festival here.


“Haider” also had

Decoding BO success of 'Haider'

Shahid Kapoor-starrer “Haider” -- a modern-day adaptation of “Hamlet” with Kashmir as its backdrop -- has achieved many milestones. It has become the first Kashmir-based film in many years to click wi