`Makdee` girl Shweta Basu turns filmmaker

`Makdee` girl Shweta Basu, who has worked in Telugu films such as `Kotha Bangaru Lokam` and `Genius`, has helmed a documentary titled `Roots`, which focuses on the declining visibility of Hindustani classical music in India.

Haven`t forgotten my roots: Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto grew up dreaming to make it big in cinema. Now she is rubbing shoulders with Hollywood`s creme-de-la-creme, but the young actress wants people in India to believe that she is very much connected to her roots.

China seeks to unlock secrets of herbs, roots

Scientists in China are re-examining traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) -- roots and herbs that have been used for thousands of years -- to find and reproduce the active ingredients so they may be made into drugs.

Shot in arm for roots theatre of northeast

A showcase-cum-symposium of roots theatre from the NE is now on at IGNCA.

India, Pakistan share common roots: Ansari

Pakistani designer Shamaeel Ansari, who calls Delhi a `home away from home`.

Plants too show intelligence in capturing nutrients

Researchers have discovered that a plant`s strategy to capture nutrients in the soil is the outcome of integrating different types of information