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Meet Sachin Tendulkar's English mother-in-law

Annabel Mehta, Sachin Tendulkar's mother-in-law, has dedicated her life to working with the Beautiful People of the other half of Mumbai without whom the city would neither exist nor......

She changed the lives of India's disabled

The differently-abled deserve a normal life.Nothing will stop Poonam Natarajan from ensuring that India, slowly but surely, gives it to them, discovers Shobha Warrier. IMAGE: A happy child at......

Disabled left out of Education Bill

The chances of 20 million children with physical and other disabilities to get the right to education has been jeopardised, as the Right to Education Bill, which was tabled in the Lok Sabha on......

Parliament mourns Dutt, adjourned

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned on Monday after paying tributes to ex-Sports and Youth Affairs minister Sunil Dutt and two sitting members who died during the inter-session period.Sunil......

A fighter called Siddharth

Siddharth G J's mother and father are proud parents. And that's not because of his masters in economics with distinction. The 24-year-old has faced tougher tests, fought bigger bogeys and crossed......

She fought cerebral palsy to be an entrepreneur

Twenty-eight year old Archana Achuthan is mildly affected by cerebral palsy, but that has not deterred her from studying and becoming a social entrepreneur. She is the first student from......

Govt plans insurance scheme for disabled

While the social security Bill for the unorganised sector may take a long time in becoming a reality, the disabled in the country may get their own insurance scheme funded by a unique corpus soon.......

Siddharth's amazing success story

Disabled -- that's a word he loathes, Siddharth tells anyone who cares to listen. Few do, he says. But ABN Amro did. The bank's interview board ignored the fact that he shook all over and was......

Review: Calendar Girls is another Madhur Bhandarkar dud

It's hard to believe Calendar Girls has been made by someone who makes films, fumes Raja Sen. Halfway through Calendar Girls, the new film by Madhur Bhandarkar, a young actress is shooting a......

Nargis: A daughter remembers

Nargis would have turned 75 on June 1. She is best known for her role in Mother India, but her roles in Aag, Andaaz, Awaara, Barsaat are amazingly powerful.She is undoubtedly one of the most......

Waheeda lauds film industry

Actress Waheeda Rehmanpraised her colleagues in the Indian film industry for helping her with the educational charity, Pratham, whichis committed to raising literacy levels amongschool children......

Anand to help raise funds for NGO

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and Vidyasagar (formerly known as The Spastics Society of India) will jointly host a unique fund-raiser "Vishy v Chennai" on Saturday, July 16, at the Traders Hotel,......

Celebrities to run for a cause

With a view to give back something for the needy people, film stars and models will represent different NGOs during the Standard Chartered Mumbai International Marathon to be heldat Mumbaion......

Dravid, the perfect role model: Tendulkar

Want to make it big in cricket? Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has a tip: follow 'The Wall' Rahul Dravid."He [Dravid] is a perfect role model for youngsters. He has set a great example for all of......

Indian chess scene positive: Anand

Asia is taking to the game of chess in a big way with India and China enjoying a very big presence, Super Grandmaster Viswanthan Anand said in Bangalore on Saturday."Earlier the gap between the......

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