A different rhythm

Music helps these young people with intellectual disabilities and autism develop their faculties Rajeev Kamath settles into a corner of the class, sitar by his side. Joining him in a circle are Anand Jangir and Ram Bhiwandkar with tablas, and Chetan Jawale, Nandini Rajwade and Pratibha Kamath who will sing and clap. Aarti Nagarkar, vocalist, […]


IIT-B students stand with JNU counterparts

Students protest use of State machinery Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B) on Thursday released a statement expressing solidarity with the protests taking place in various State universities due to fee hikes. They also condemned the police action against students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the Capital, and extended support to […]


At 21.4 degrees, Mumbai feels the nip in the air

City records season’s coldest night on Monday Mumbai recorded the season’s coldest night so far at 21.4 degrees Celsius on Monday, although the day remained warm at 34.2 degrees Celsius. The city experienced rain on several days in November, unusual for this time of the year. The month’s rainfall broke the all-time November rainfall record, […]


Guruvani: ‘Everyone should set small goals in life’

What is the biggest professional challenge that you face in your role as a principal? The biggest challenge is the lack of parent cooperation and the expectations parents have from their children. They give a lot of importance to their children’s academic achievements instead of appreciating their efforts. Every child works extremely hard to not […]


PMC Bank case: former MLA’s son arrested

Rajneet Singh, a former director, is the fourth official of the bank to be taken in custody The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested Rajneet Singh, son of former BJP MLA Sardar Tara Singh, in connection with the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank case. Mr. Rajneet Singh is a former […]


Maratha group threatens agitation over employment

Also demands education fee waiver to farmers’ children The Maratha Kranti Thok Morcha, an organisation formed by members of the Maratha community, on Friday declared that it would hold State-wide protests if thousands of students from their community, who have already passed competitive exams, were not given immediate employment. Aabasaheb Patil, chief coordinator of the […]


Katy Perry to bring ‘fireworks’ to event in city

American singer will headline at OnePlus Music Festival alongside British pop star Dua Lipa American singer Katy Perry arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, three days ahead of her performance as the headlining act of the first edition of the OnePlus Music Festival. The concert will take place on Saturday November 16 at the D […]


Infosys gets whistleblower plaint against CEO

Weeks after IT major Infosys faced a whistleblower complaint alleging unethical practices by its top officials, another such letter has surfaced accusing the company’s chief executive officer Salil Parekh of indulging in misdeeds and urging its board to initiate action against him. The whistleblower, claiming to be an employee working in the finance department, said […]