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Women self-help group stalls a hit at CII Chandigarh Fair

Chandigarh, Oct 19 | A stall by self-help women's group from Uttarakhand is a major hit at the ongoing CII Chandigarh Fair...

Dutch Royals open ‘Age of Rembrandt’ exhibition in Mumbai

Mumbai, Oct 16 | The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima inaugurated a first-ever collaborative exhibition titled 'India & The Netherlands...

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on macroeconomic volatility’s impact on productivity growth

New Delhi, Oct 15 | It has long been recognised that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the...
Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

London, Oct 15 | The judging panel for the Booker Prize in London named Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo as...
Disagreement with parents not disrespect: Smriti Irani

Disagreement with parents not disrespect: Smriti Irani

New Delhi, Oct 12 | Stressing that disagreement with parents was not disrespect, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday that...
Ancient tales, take me home

Ancient tales, take me home

New Delhi, Oct 12 | For 65-year-old Larry Walsh, an Australian Aboriginal cultural leader and storyteller, the pulse of his people's 60,000 year-old oral...
Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort hosts a musical extravaganza

Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort hosts a musical extravaganza

Jodhpur, Oct 12 | Mehrangarh, literally the 'fort of the sun', sits atop an uphill road far away from the bustling city of Rajasthan's...
Karnataka's legendary saxophonist Gopalnath passes away

Karnataka’s legendary saxophonist Gopalnath passes away

Mangaluru, Oct 11 | Karnataka's legendary saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath died at a private hospital here on Friday. He was 69. "Gopalnath died earlier due to...
Environment to NRC highlights of Kolkata Durga carnival

Environment to NRC highlights of Kolkata Durga carnival

Kolkata, Oct 11 | Highlighting communal harmony, the National Register for Citizens and environmental issues as also other varied themes, 75 community puja...
Mysuru king Jayachamaraja was monarch-democrat: Kovind

Mysuru king Jayachamaraja was monarch-democrat: Kovind

Bengaluru, Oct 11 | Mysore Maharaja Jayachamaraja could be best described as the most eminent monarch-democrat, President Ram Nath Kovind said at his centenary...
Stage set for Friday's Kolkata Durga carnival

Stage set for Friday’s Kolkata Durga carnival

Kolkata, Oct 10 | Dollops of colour and diverse themes would be on display as big ticket community puja committees take part in...
Royal victory parade marks Mysuru Dasara grand finale

Royal victory parade marks Mysuru Dasara grand finale

Mysuru, Oct 8 | Celebrating triumph of good over evil, the royal victory parade on Tuesday marked the grand finale of the world famous...
Community feasts, pandal hopping mark Mahanavani in Bengal

Community feasts, pandal hopping mark Mahanavami in Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 7 | Underlining the festival spirit of sharing and bonding, people cutting across all social and economic barriers partook sumptuous community feasts...
Asha Bhosle bats for ghazals in simple Hindi for its revival

Asha Bhosle bats for ghazals in simple Hindi for its revival

Jaipur, Oct 5 | Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who has lent her voice to many memorable and melodious ghazals, says ghazal can be revived...
Story-tellers, musicians captivate Jaipur connoisseurs, commoners

Story-tellers, musicians captivate Jaipur connoisseurs, commoners

Jaipur, Oct 5 | "We are all poets, story-tellers and musicians in our own ways. This creativity is equal and latent in all of...
Perumal Murugan makes JCB Prize shortlist for 2nd year in a row

Perumal Murugan makes JCB Prize shortlist for 2nd year in a...

New Delhi, Oct 4 | For the second year in a row, eminent Tamil novelist Perumal Murugan has made the short list of...
'Balakot to NRC': Bengal Durga puja set to begin with bang

‘Balakot to NRC’: Bengal Durga puja set to begin with bang

Kolkata, Oct 3 | From the cross-border airstrike in Pakistan's Balakot to the National Register of Citizens (NRC), myriad themes mark the community puja...
Mahatma Gandhi's way of life still followed at this temple

Mahatma Gandhi’s way of life still followed at this temple

New Delhi, Oct 1 | It was 72 years ago that Mahatma Gandhi set the routine of singing 'bhajans' like "Raghupati Raghava Raja...
All hurdles on Kartarpur access to be cleared: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

All hurdles on Kartarpur access to be cleared: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi, Sep 30 | All hurdles in the way of giving Sikh pilgrims access to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara, where Guru Nanak Dev...
UNSW Sydney set to mark Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

UNSW Sydney set to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Sydney, Sep 30 | As Australia gets ready to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary with week-long exhibitions and interactive discussions at various universities,...
Looking beyond Kashmir's accession to India

Looking beyond Kashmir’s accession to India

New Delhi, Sep 29 | August 5, 2019 has become a landmark in India history when the Parliament revoked the special status of Jammu...
Mysuru decks up for 10-day Dasara festival in Karnataka

Mysuru decks up for 10-day Dasara festival in Karnataka

Mysuru, Sep 28 | Karnataka's cultural capital Mysuru has decked up to celebrate its world famous 10-day Dasara festival from Sunday with pomp and...
Perumal, Rajkamal, Fatima Bhutto in $25,000 DSC Prize longlist

Perumal, Rajkamal, Fatima Bhutto in $25,000 DSC Prize longlist

New Delhi, Sep 27 | Perumal Murugan, Rajkamal Jha and Fatima Bhutto are among the 15 authors in the longlist of the $25,000 DSC...
Rana Ayyub joins Washington Post to write on Indian politics

Rana Ayyub joins Washington Post to write on Indian politics

New Delhi, Sep 26 | The Washington Post has hired Indian journalist Rana Ayyub as its latest contributing writer to the Global Opinions section,...

Swedish teen Greta triumphs where world leaders falter

New Delhi, Sep 25 | There was much hope when the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted in December 2015 to keep the...
Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China

Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China

Beijing, Sep 21 | An exhibition highlighting the fashion aesthetics of luxury French fashion designer Christian Dior was being held in China's Hangzhou city. More...
Delhi Sahitya Kala Parishad to get new cultural centre

Delhi Sahitya Kala Parishad to get new cultural centre

New Delhi, Sep 18 | Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday approved the construction of a new cultural complex for Sahitya Kala...
On birth anniversary, Mahatma to 'return to life' at UNESCO

On birth anniversary, Mahatma to ‘return to life’ at UNESCO

New Delhi, Sep 18 | Mahatma Gandhi is 'set to return to life' in the form of a hologram at UNESCO Paris to mark...
Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur

Polish WW-II Memorial Pillar unveiled in Kolhapur

Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Sep 14 | In a brief and touching ceremony on Saturday, Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz unveiled a Memorial Pillar to...
Photographs have been relegated to being fillers in print media: Raghu Rai

Photographs have been relegated to being fillers in print media: Raghu...

New Delhi, Sep 14 | His hard-hitting, black-and-white photographs captured the hope of India in the making and as well as the despair of...
Hillary Clinton trolled for reading her emails at art exhibit

Hillary Clinton trolled for reading her emails at art exhibit

Rome, Sep 13 | Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drew sarcastic remarks from social media users after she visited an art exhibition...
A life dedicated to Rajasthan's traditional Dabu print

A life dedicated to Rajasthan’s traditional Dabu print

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANSlife) A casual stroll into the open Bapu Bazar of the pink city of Jaipur, and one will see a...
Reflections of farmers' suicides, widows in Kota Neelima's paintings

Reflections of farmers’ suicides, widows in Kota Neelima paintings

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANSlife) An author, artist and researcher, Kota Neelima wears many hats and is largely known for her research and art...
Eschew promotion of distrust and discord: Hamid Ansari

Eschew promotion of distrust and discord: Hamid Ansari

New Delhi, Sep 12 | Lamenting the "most recent happenings in that unfortunate land" in the wake of Jammu and Kashmir's special status being...
Ahmedabad to get its 1st edition of Comic Con India

Ahmedabad to get its 1st edition of Comic Con India

Ahmedabad, Sep 10 | Comic Con India, a pop culture experience, on Tuesday announced that it will be hosting its first Ahmedabad edition on...
Preeti Shenoy on good writing and promotion of reading

Preeti Shenoy on good writing and promotion of reading

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) As the author of several best-selling books like "Life Is What You Make It" and its sequel "Wake Up,...
The splendid Junagarh Fort

The splendid Junagarh Fort

Sep 9 | It was my second visit to Bikaner and the magnificent Junagarh Fort drew me like a magnet. A visit to the...
Revisiting East India Company's history to flag corporate power perils of abuse

Revisiting East India Company history to flag corporate power perils of...

September 9 Sep 9 (IANSlife) Historian and award-winning author William Dalrymple is all set to release his most ambitious and remarkable history book to...
Iconic JLF set for Toronto, to add 8th country in 2019

Iconic JLF set for Toronto, to add 8th country in 2019

New Delhi, Sep 7 | Close to its debut at Toronto on September 27-29, the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is set to add...
Sahitya Akademi awardee novelist Kiran Nagarkar dead

Sahitya Akademi awardee novelist Kiran Nagarkar dead

Mumbai, Sep 5 | Acclaimed English-Marathi journalist and writer (Sahitya Akademi awardee) Kiran Nagarkar died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources...
India has been 'poster child' for IMF, says new book

India has been ‘poster child’ for IMF, says new book

New Delhi, Sep 1 | India has been a "poster child" for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as all of the three IMF programmes...
Bengal remembers Rituparno Ghosh

Bengal remembers Rituparno Ghosh

Kolkata, Aug 31 | Eminent personalities of Bengal on Saturday remembered National award-winning filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh on his 56th birth anniversary. Ghosh, who started...
Google doodle honours Amrita Pritam on 100th birth anniversary

Google doodle honours Amrita Pritam on 100th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 31 | Clad in a red and yellow salwar-kameez, her head demurely covered, she sits on a white sheet in a...
On educating marginalised in India, fighting losing battle with cancer, rediscovering past

On educating marginalised in India, fighting losing battle with cancer, rediscovering...

New Delhi, Aug 30 | Read about an organisation of 4,000 leaders - 275 staff members, 3,000 alumni and 1,000 current Fellows - that's...
Curtains soon up for Goa's Serendipity Arts Festival

Curtains soon up for Goa’s Serendipity Arts Festival

New Delhi, Aug 29 | The Serendipity Arts Festival, an annual multi-arts initiative that takes place in the Goan capital of Panaji, will raise...
Kavita Seth likes to revive old literature

Kavita Seth likes to revive old literature

Mumbai, Aug 25 | Singer Kavita Seth has been vocal about her love for Sufi music and ancient poems. She will soon unveil an...
'Indian' Colonel Sanders unveils KFC's Zinger at Madame Tussauds

‘Indian’ Colonel Sanders unveils KFC’s Zinger at Madame Tussauds

New Delhi, Aug 24 | In a historic break from tradition, a larger-than-life KFC Zinger, aka 'The original celebrity burger', has been unveiled at...
Grammy musicians premier UNESCO Kindness Anthem in IIT-D concert

Grammy musicians premier UNESCO Kindness Anthem in IIT-D concert

New Delhi, Aug 23 | Grammy musicians premier Ricky Kej and Laura Dickinson on Friday launched a special Kindness Anthem 'Shine Your Light' and...
Seeking answers to the real Sunanda Pushkar

Seeking answers to the real Sunanda Pushkar

New Delhi, Aug 22 | Just who was Sunanda Pushkar? A businesswoman par excellence, a socialite or a high-profile politician's wife. Just like her...

Book on the untold Flipkart story to launch in Oct

New Delhi, Aug 22 | IIT graduates Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal founded out of an apartment in Bangalore (now Bengaluru) what would become...

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Vodafone Idea partners Red Hat to transform data centres

Bengaluru, Oct 21 | Open source solutions provider Red Hat on Monday announced a partnership with telecom major Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) to transform...