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  • Vasuben lived life on her own terms

    Just about a year ago, I was sitting by the side of Vasuben (1924-2020) at a literary event. From top to toe, a young lady wouldn’t have looked much smarter. The white skin, though wrinkled, still glowed. The spare figure…

  • For the Record sweeps META Awards in a Virtual Ceremony

      The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) made a record of sorts on Sunday when a virtual ceremony was held to announce, if not to physically and materially present, their coveted annual awards for 2020. These Awards are presented…

  • Theatres go LIVE, as The Show Must Go On

    Renowned theatre companies around the globe are streaming their productions free on youtube, to entertain fans during the time of Corona pandemic. Know more about it here. At this point in time, nearly half of world’s population is locked inside…

  • Shakespeare’s Globe gifts Hamlet

    Theatre persons and theatre lovers across the world would welcome Globe’s gesture of streaming free on You Tube arguably the most loved one of Shakespeare’s tragedies Hamlet till 19th, followed by five more of his plays. The production springs many…

  • While under lock down, Apne Creative Keede ko Jagao!

    Amidst the complete lockdown owing to COVID 19 outbreak, are you looking for an exciting project to churn your creative juices? Brand Klub Ahmedabad is here with their new campaign, titled ‘Apne Andar ke Creative Keede ko Jagao’. To know…

  • Amidst the Corona Lockdown Doordarshan to re-telecast Ramayan

    Owing to public demand, immensely popular television show Ramayan is brought back on Doordarshan, starting March 28, 2020.  DD National springs a pleasant surprise, to help people spend time at home during lockdown and to uplift their spirits, they announce…

  • Pt Ramakant Gundecha : His love of nature and life

    Pt Ramakant Gundecha, the younger one of the famous Dhrupad Gharana vocalists Gundecha Brothers, passed away in Bhopal last Friday at the age of 57. He is survived by his wife and a son. Both brothers learnt intricacies of the…

  • Top 8 adverts that will rekindle the spirit of Diwali!

    A major part of what gets us into the festive spirit of Diwali are the witty and wholesome ads that we see all around social media and television. They remind us of what Diwali is all about. We have picked…

  • ‘Inktober’: A challenge to hone the artist within you

    Like any other artist trying to improve his or her sketching skills, Jake Parker started a challenge called ‘Inktober’ which has turned into a worldwide phenomenon. We give you a peek into how Inktober came to be, along with some…

  • Now in its 7th year ReDi continues its discourse on being responsibly digital

    Experts, academicians and practitioners shall gather at the ReDi Digital Dialogue 2019 on World Social Media Day, June 30, 2019, to talk on important topics like “Parenting in Digital Age”, “Impacting Sports Through Digital Integration” and “Using Digital Media for Governance”.…

  • CY Decodes – The Invisible-Box Challenge

    challenge accepted pic.twitter.com/QQ1JWbkXx0 — ariel (@arielo1220) December 2, 2017 After the Ice Bucket Challenge, Mannequin Challenge and of course, The Plank, the social media is going gaga over the fad of invisible box challenge. The internet is on fire with…

  • Twitter doubling-up the character limit from 140 to 280?

    Image source: www.slate.com Twitter is trying to solve the words cramming problem for its 304 million global users. The micro-blogging social media website is probing on whether to extend the per tweet character limitation from 140 characters to 280 characters.…

  • EDI Gandhinagar hosts ‘Boost Your Business’ Program of Facebook

    Image source: static.dnaindia.com To grow the Gujarati businessmen online, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar hosted Facebook’s Boost Your Business Program on July 18, 2017, that currently runs in more than 35 cities in the country, supporting 30,000 small scale…

  • Celebrating World Social Media Day 2017 at Ahmedabad

    The 5th season of ‘World Social Media Day’, organised by ReDi, since 2013, happened on 30th June at Novotel in Ahmedabad. Digital Enthusiasts, Social Media jockeys and Technologists within the field of internet flocked at Novotel to witness panel discussions, open…

  • Whatsapp Status Update!

    An Instant Messenger that will turn every user into a story teller! WhatsApp, one of the most popular instant messaging app, has released the latest update on board where a registered user can safely share images, videos and gif graphics…

  • Cash no Cash, a boon for every Indian

    With the demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupee bills in India and the release of new notes of 500 and 2000 in the economy, people of this nation are struggling in the long lines at ATMs and Banks to renew…

  • India’s First Crowd Sourced Feature Film

    In 2015 Richie Mehta, Anurag Kashyap, Ridley Scott and Google India invited people of India to film their day and share their stories about life with them. The overall crux of this idea was to create a documentary, with the…

  • Facebook nearby friends, do we really need this feature?

    A new tool of Facebook app installed in IOS and Android phones that has a specific radius in which you will be notified if your friends are nearby or around you. Quiet fascinating! Well it definitely comes with a turn…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Irrfan-khan.jpg National Award winning actor Irrfan Khan dies at the age of 54

One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54.  A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/romeo-juliet-1.jpg Of youthful passion and star-crossed lovers on Shakespeare’s birthday

While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Shubigi-Rao-Art.jpg Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Dr-Yatin-Desai-Orthopaedic-surgeon.jpg The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…