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To ban or not to ban: Celebrities endorsing carbonated drinks

According to Sunita Narain, Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the culture of Bollywood and sports icons endorsing cola brands, creates “an addiction out of the product,” without cautioning against its ill-effects.

To ban or not to ban: Celebrities endorsing carbonated drinks

Everytime an actor invites you to “Taste the Thunder” while endorsing a 300 ml bottle of cola, little do we realise that he is in fact advocating the consumption of ten tea spoons of sugar with every drink.

The Capital Confluence

The Indian Languages Festival launches its first documentation project to create a direct social connect with people. Organic Growth is innate in a language as it adapts to changing times and places.

The 6th Samanvay festival poser: Can language play games?

Consider this. It is the late 11th century and Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, a Turk, has his sights on Delhi. But to reach Delhi, he has to cross Punjab. Innkeepers, to house the passing army, pick up Turkish. Aibak’s chefs, to make him kofte, go to the market to pick up meat and vegetables, and in the process, Punjabi as well.

Many Tongues

No one except Jats and Gujjars are native to Delhi. The rest who have come to live here over the past thousand years, are outsiders, who came and lent their language and lifestyle to the city, turning it into a pluri-cultural society over the years. Mona Mehta reports.

This fest is for language enthusiasts of Delhi

The Languages Festival (ILF), which opened on Wednesday, promises to be a game changer for such events across the country. With the theme, Language as Public Action, this year, ILF looks to interpret Indian Languages beyond literary terms.

TALK : ILF Samanvay Art Articulations

The first conversation of Art Articulations, the visual arts presentation of ILF Samanvay will be among artists who locate their practice within marginalized peoples and sites of the city.

‘Social Engagement as Art Practice’ discussed at ILF Samanvay 2016

As part of the curtain raiser series, ILF Samanvay, the annual Indian Languages Festival (ILF) of the India Habitat Centre hosted the first conversation of Art Articulations with a panel discussion on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Spoken Word

ILF Samanvay, the Indian Language Festival (ILF) was recently held at India Habitat Centre in the Capital. The participants got an opportunity to understand and explore various Indian Languages beyond mere literary terms by delving into their origins, evolution and so on.

‘Social Engagement as Art Practice’ discussed at ILF Samanvay 2016

As part of the curtain raiser series, ILF Samanvay, the annual Indian Languages Festival (ILF) of the India Habitat Centre hosted the first conversation of Art Articulations with a panel discussion on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Mapping the Cities of Dialects

The sixth edition of Samanvay, the Indian Languages Festival (ILF) of the India Habitat Centre, hosted the second leg of its curtain raiser on Wednesday Evening. A panel discussion on Languages of Delhi was conducted as part of the series titled “No Tongues Barred”.

Articulating Art

As part of the curtain raiser series, ILF Samanvay, the Annual Indian Language Festival (ILF) of the India Habitat Centre hosted the first convention of the Art Articulations with the a panel discussion in the Capital recently.

Curtain Raisers to ILF Samanvay 2016

The evening will witness an invigorating session to discuss – Does art create a people? with panel members comprised of artists such as Probir Gupta and Aastha Chauhan and art practitioner duo Revue. Mrityunjay Chatterjee will talk about Social Engagement as Art Practice.

#NTB: No Tongues Barred Conversations

ILF Samanvay, initiated by the India Habitat Centre, is a one-of-its-kind Indian Languages Festival held annually in New Delhi. The first Samanvay was held in 2011.

Samanvay: The Festival Of Indian Languages, with Sohail Hashmi & More

The sixth edition of the annual IHC Indian Languages Festival, Samanvay. The evening will witness a session on Languages of Delhi with panelists Alok Rai, Sohail Hashmi and Syeda Hameed. The curtain raiser will be followed by a series of events every month, finally leading to the main event in November.

Curtain-Raiser

As part of the curtain raiser of the sixth edition of the annual IHC Indian Languages Festival, a discussion ‘Languages of Delhi’ will take place. It will be led by Alok Rai, Cultural Commentator, Sohail Hashmi, Heritage Activist and Syeda Hameed, Educationist.

The Games Language Play

The 6th Samanvay Fest will focus on the power of language to start new conversations. Consider this, it is the 12th century and Qutub-ud-din Aibak, a turk, has his sights on Delhi. But to reach Delhi, he has to cross Punjab.

6th 'Samanvay' to explore language beyond Literary Word

With “Language as Public Action” as its theme this year, the 6th edition of Indian Languages Festivals (ILF)- Samanvay is set to explore the idea of language beyond the purview of the literary word.

Curtain Raiser of the 6th Indian Languages Festival

The curtain raiser of the 6th Indian Languages Festival – Samanvay will take place at the Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi at 7:00 PM. The evening witness and invigorating session of Languages of Delhi with panellists Alok Rai, Sohail Hashmi and Syeda Hameed.

6th 'Samanvay' to explore language beyond literary word

With “Language as Public Action” as its theme this year, the 6th edition of Indian Languages Festivals (ILF)- Samanvay is set to explore the idea of language beyond the purview of the literary word.

6th ILF Samanvay opens with an Ode to Delhi

With “Language as Public Action” as its theme this year, the 6th edition of Indian Languages Festivals (ILF)- Samanvay is set to explore the idea of language beyond the purview of the literary word.

Language as a Public Tool

Sohail Hashmi spoke to GANITA about the effect of nationalist politics on language and culture with special reference to Delhi. He is a passionate Dilliwala who loves to talk about his city dime a dozen, conduct heritage walks, make documentaries and write stories about the known and unknown.

Experts to discuss Languages of Delhi

To kick start the sixth edition of the unique language festival, Samanvay, a panel discussion is being organised at India Habitat Centre on July 13 at 7 PM.

6th Indian Languages Festival

The sixth edition of the annual IHC Indian Languages Festival, Samanvay. The evening will witness a session on Languages of Delhi with panelists Alok Rai, Sohail Hashmi and Syeda Hameed.

6th 'Samanvay' to explore language beyond Literary Word

With “Language as Public Action” as its theme this year, the 6th edition of Indian Languages Festivals (ILF)- Samanvay is set to explore the idea of language beyond the purview of the literary word.

6th ILF Samanvay opens with an Ode to Delhi

With “Language as Public Action” as its theme this year, the 6th edition of Indian Languages Festivals (ILF)- Samanvay is set to explore the idea of language beyond the purview of the literary word.

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