The Sinhala translation of Ramendra Kumar’s book ‘Dilemma and Other Stories’ was recently released in Colombo. This is the writer’s 4th book in Sinhala.
Award-winning and best-selling children's books author Ramendra Kumar conducted a session based on Against All Odds, his latest book which was recently released, in Delhi Public School, Bengaluru as a part of Bookaroo’s School Outreach programme.
Among the rare collectibles in the The Greatest Indian Show on Earth 2 auction by Osians are a bunch of original artworks by renowned filmmakers Satyajit Ray and Mani Kaul apart from art works by Shah Rukh Khan, Deepti Naval, Pankaj Parashar, MF Hussain and others. Besides there are original publicity-material art for Andaz (1949), Anari (1959), Guide (1965), Deewaar (1975) and others.
Learning and Creativity was started as an online one stop resource to inspire learning and creativity in children, teens and adults. Ever since its inception on 1 August 2013; Learning and Creativity has received countless inspiring stories, heart-rendering poems, in-depth movie reviews, interesting travelogues, colorful illustrations by kids and so much more.
Well known writer Ramendra Kumar’s latest book And the Jhelum Flows… will be launched by eminent writer Dr. Aminuddin Khan at Hyderabad on 13th January.
Learning and Creativity is super-excited to partner with a one-of-its-kind online short story contest hosted by Readomania based on your favorite Bollywood movies.
The National Cyber Olympiad Exam 2015 will be held on 23rd September and 8th October, 2015. Total awards worth Rs. 10 crores are on offer for students.
Ramendra Kumar, author of Effective Parenting : A New Paradigm conducted a workshop based on the ideas culled from his book at a leading school in Rourkela.
The Indian and International Cinema Quizzes kick off on May 4, 2015 and will be open till May 6, 2015. There are 3 prizes for each category.
Ramendra Kumar is a national award winning author with 25 books to his name. The book is straight from the writer’s heart, it has hands-on approach to parenting and the potential to morph a good parent into the best parent.
Silhouette is inviting writers to share their articles, essays and critiques on cinema, including film reviews, retrospectives and interviews. Write for us!
Silhouette Magazine will be relaunched on 2nd May 2015, commemorating the birth anniversary of Indian master Satyajit Ray, with a bunch of new articles, complete web versions of older print and html editions, tributes and retrospectives.
Silhouette Magazine, all set for a relaunch on May 2, invites volunteers for managing, contributing and participating in cinema related events.
Writers, poets and wordsmiths...! Contribute your poems for our special month in 'Learning and Creativity', dedicated to the National Poetry Month April 2015.
"The delightful collection of short stories in Roots and Meanderings has a very striking resonance to the name of its title... an interesting blend of ordinary, everyday experiences of our mundane surroundings told with simplicity and earnestness and haunting, riveting narratives marked with subtle, poetic and also cinematic style of narration. " Roots and Meanderings - Learning and Creativity Anthology of Selected Short Stories is now out in Kindle Edition on Amazon. A special foreword and review by Lopa Banerjee.
Roots and Meanderings - Learning and Creativity Anthology of Selected Short Stories is now out in Kindle Edition on Amazon. This book, born out of Short Stories Contest organized by Learning and Creativity is made up of 10 selected stories, each from a different author. The range of authors takes in published authors as well as budding short story writers.
For a deeper insight into the philosophy behind this unique All Creatures Great and Small Series auction to be held on December 2, Learning and Creativity presents an essay ‘Loving All Creatures Great & Human: Today, the Stray Dog’ by Neville Tuli, Chairman – Osian’s Group.
Because Raja Ravi Varma oleographed his original paintings, he was able to reach millions of Indian households, especially as he was copied by the other printing presses and the advertising fraternity which were using the Indian Gods and Goddesses as the brand ambassadors for encouraging Indian consumerism, at least until the 1960s'/early 1970s'. The film stars only came into their own as brand ambassadors much later.
Parenting is not only about anxiety and apprehension, about fretting and fuming, it can also have its moments of unadulterated mirth and undiluted madness.
New records were created across all types of publicity material and memorabilia with a positive response from the film fraternity led by Shah Rukh Khan, Foundations concerned with India’s cinematic heritage and memorabilia and the die-hard Indian film fan / collector, especially from New Delhi and Nagpur.
Learning and Creativity’s first publication, Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm ebook was released formally on Sept 7. It is now available on Amazon
Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm suggests a fresh avatar for the new age parent. This topical e-book by Ramendra Kumar has the potential to make a good parent – the best parent.
L&C's Short Stories Contest (Anthology) Results Declared. Winning entries to be published as ebook.
The Bengal Culturati will host programmes and cultural events comprising various genres of songs, dances and elocution besides art-exhibitions, plays, dramas, curated-shows, film-screenings, regional-festivals, folk-festivals, food-festivals, lectures, talks, seminars and workshops.
StoryLTD's first ever online Film Memorabilia Auction, featuring a covetable range of merchandise from cult films, is all set to open today at 8 pm.
Silhouette magazine has survived the tides of time and is appreciated by a niche audience interested in serious discussions on cinema for well over a decade now. After the...
Mothers today are sporting, fun and the best friends of their children. Google brought home this changing role of the mother with an impacting, creative and artistic doodle...
The posters, booklet covers, lobby cards, LP vinyl covers and postcards, are eclectic art work that not only define a filmmaker’s vision when designing a film’s publicity material, but also reflect an era where art figured prominently in a variety of promotional handouts during a film’s release – a practice that has now almost faded into oblivion.
In a career spanning over 71 films, Nanda worked with a range of co-stars from rank newcomers to the biggest stars, and boldly chose roles that exploited her histrionic talents, no matter whether the role was small or the lead. Learning and Creativity pays tribute to actress Nanda on her passing away.
‘Gitanjali And Sea Inside : Parallel Journeys’, an exhibition of paintings by Nibedita Sen is running at the at the Main Art Gallery, Kamaladevi Complex, India International Centre.
India's most prolific writer, Khushwant Singh was a remarkable man who dared to speak his mind.
L & C wishes not just the storytellers but also the readers and other story lovers, the people who makes a storyteller special, a very happy World Storytelling Day.
Poet Swadesh Sen passed away on March 6, 2014. Amitava Nag remembers him as one of those bridges between the fluidic ornamentation of the 70's and the grounded post-modernist of the 90's.
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan’s held their granddaughter's educational initiation (Hathe Khari Ceremony) on the occasion of Saraswati Puja.
Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella becomes CEO Microsoft. Nadella, 46, became only the third CEO in the company's 39 years of history succeeding Steve Ballmer.
At one corner, like the jewel in the crown resides the Little Magazine pavilion.
Although it now has some arch rivals in the New Delhi World Book Fair, the Chennai Book Fair and so on, the Kolkata Book Fair is known for its sheer vibrancy and a keen and curious crowd of readers who love to browse all kinds of books.
The spectacular Niagara Falls with its roaring and cascading waters froze as the polar vortex gripped much of the United States.
The Grapevine’s competition is closed. Now Learning & Creativity (L&C) is up with a Short Story Contest. The selected stories will be published in an anthology. Click...
The best thing about the year 2013 is that almost every big star made gold at box-office.
The original AK-47 design was short lived however its updated variants are still being liked and adopted across the world by both militants and military.
With Aamir Khan playing the charming ‘chor’, Kat adding the glam quotient, and of course Junior B and Junior Chopra carrying the legacy forward, Dhoom is set to sizzle on the screen.
The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) – international literature event and the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific – is scheduled to be held between January 17-21.
Mary Kom has debuted in literature world with her autobiography – titled 'Unbreakable' which saw its launch by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
South African President Dr. Nelson Mandela has left behind a legacy of achievements and inspiring struggles that continue to motivate people tall across the world.
Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar released Unmukt Chand's book “The Sky Is The Limit – My Journey To The World Cup”
The Lunchbox has garnered six nominations at the 56th Asia-Pacific Film Festival including the categories like Best Film and Best Director.
“The Sky Is The Limit – My Journey to the World Cup”, Unmukt Chand’s new book chronicles his rise as a cricketer, from childhood to the World Cup victory.
These museums promotes family bonding by allowing parents and children to spend some quality time together when they play, enjoy and have fun.
The 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI 2013) took off at Goa Kala Academy with lights, camera, action, and glamour.
The 44th IFFI began with a star-studded inaugural function in Panaji, Goa, today.
The first Centenary Award for the Indian Film personality will be given today to Waheeda Rehman, the immensely talented veteran actress, at the 44th IFFI.
Renowned Czech film maker Jiri Menzel received the Life Time Achievement award at the inaugural ceremony of IFFI 2013, in Panaji, Goa.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1980), India’s best known black comedy has emerged as the winner of India’s Greatest Film Ever in the poll conducted by L&C.
The first in the series, action packed, thriller ‘Dhoom:3 The Game’ has been launched.
Entire India is waiting with bated breath as the God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is all set to play his 200th and the final Test match against the West Indies today, Thursday, November 14, 2013
For the first time “Little Director” section will showcase films made by children from India and the world in 18th International Children's Film Festival
The upcoming 44th International Film Festival of India is all set to have a number of first time screenings to its credit.
Krrish 3 has raced into the 200 crore club raking in 203 crore rupees in 7 days, becoming the 3rd Hindi film to join ₹ 200 cr Club
The main forte of Tarla Dalal lay in Indian cuisines. She earned recognition and popularity for her Indian vegetarian dishes especially Gujarati delicacies.
St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. School, Janakpuri, is all set to hold its 14th St. Mark’s Annual Interschool On the Spot Painting Competition on November 22, 2013
Kobo eReader devices launched in India include Kobo Touch™, Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura HD and the 7-inch Android tablet Kobo Arc
Wishing you a Happy and Prosperous Deepawali!
Krrish 3 scores on brilliant performances from lead and supporting cast (Vivek Oberoi deserves a special mention), a captivating story and exceptional super effects, much on the tunes of Hollywood.
Amazon launches an all-new range of ‘Kindle Fire’ HD tablets, available in two models – Kindle Fire HD Tablet and Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Tablet.
Kindle Paperwhite 3G boasts of the first ever paperwhite display, higher resolution, higher contrast, innovative built in light and 8-week battery life.
Rajendra Yadav, a renowned Hindi fiction writer, breathed his last on 28 October 2013 night.
Eleanor Catton became the youngest Man Booker winner, with her book – The Luminaries – winning the most prestigious award in literature.
In recent years, the Pujas of Delhi have been trying to adopt the concept of theme based pandals, albeit at a smaller scale but with no less enthusiasm.
Bano Fatima, a young entrepreneur from Uttar Pradesh received the HP LIFE Entrepreneurship Award at New York's Global Citizen Festival as her incredible entrepreneurship
Vote for the Greatest Indian Film Ever which surpassed all others in impressing you, reaching the cult status. Send your entries for Write A Review Contest
Europalia, a prominent international arts festival held every two years to celebrate the cultural heritage of one invited country, dedicates its 24th biennial to celebrate the centenary milestone of the Indian film industry.
To celebrate the 100 years of Indian Cinema, Learning and Creativity (L&C) is going to conduct a ‘Poll’ to let cine buffs vote the Greatest Indian Film Ever.
The Harry Potter series author J.K.Rowling is heading to tinsel town as screenwriter for a new film series that is based on a textbook.
The 4th edition of Jagran Film Festival (JFF), an initiative by the Jagran Group towards creating a culture of cinema appreciation, is all set to commence on September 24, 2013.
Jhumpa Lahiri's ‘The Lowland’ Gets Shortlisted for Man Booker
Amazon has come up with a great offer, ‘Kindle MatchBook’, for its customers.
The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.
Zubin Mehta, western classical music conductor of Indian-Parsi origin, will be felicitated with the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony today.
Zanjeer movie: Priyanka Chopra and Ram Charan Teja opens to mostly positive reviews.
Known as the father of Bengali comics, Narayan Debnath's comic characters Handa-Bhonda, Bantul The Great have made kids laugh with their hilarious antics,
Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October while
15 year old Srishti Asthana has been chosen as one of the 15 finalists in Google’s 2013 Science fair, an international competition open to students all over the world.
Chennai Express is breaking all box office records to become the highest grosser of all times
Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab 3 Kids
Amar Chitra Katha launched Dhyan Chand Comic book series.
Apple has paved the way for the launch of its new Kids category on its App Store by adding new rules for children's apps to its developer guidelines, reported The Guardian, Thursday, Aug 15.
Annual free, two-day 6th New Orleans International Children's Film Festival
Worldoo.Com launched in April, more than 20,000 children have already signed in for the first of its kind online ecosystem designed specifically for Indian children.
Students will not be able to sit for the CBSE Board exams in classes X and XII if their schools fail to develop their own websites
Thousands of children descended on Hull's Queens Gardens to run riot and let off steam for National Play Day
The South Korean government unveiled this week a set of long-term plans to foster creative talent