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‘India by the Nile’ fest next month in Egypt

Cairo, Feb 22 | The annual 'India by the Nile' festival in Egypt will be held this year from March 2-10, bringing with it...

Sanjay Khan set to launch new book ‘Assalamualaikum Watan’

Mumbai, Feb 19 | Actor-filmmaker Sanjay Khan is set to launch his second book titled "Assalamualaikum Watan", which will trace Muslims' role in shaping...

Meeras-e-Kashmir showcases essence of Kashmiri culture at DU

New Delhi, Feb 18 | To showcase the spirit, flavour and essence of the Kashmiri culture, the University of Delhi (DU) organised the...

10 META nominated plays to be staged in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 18 | The 15th edition of the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) Festival, a week-long national theatre festival culminating...

47th Khajuraho Dance Festival to enthrall with classical dance

New Delhi, Feb 18 | From February 20 to 26, the spellbinding Khajuraho Temples will come alive with some of the most spectacular...

Of a battle that changed Indian history, a new kid on...

New Delhi, Feb 14 | Read about the Battle of Plassey on June 23, 1757 between the forces of the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah,...

Goa Open Arts festival and the art of fostering relationships

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 12 | With a view to build upon the community of creative people residing in Goa, the maiden...

Book on Sindhu’s stellar journey to hit stands next month

New Delhi, Feb 11 | "Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu", a book written by V. Krishnaswamy, which narrates the...

13th Film Festival on Art & Artists concludes

Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 | The 13th International Film Festival on Art and Artists organised by the JD Centre of Art, which witnessed multiple film...

Sathya Saran’s magnificent paean to Hariprasad Chaurasia

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 10 | Imagine a gently gurgling brook. Now close your eyes and let the magic woven by...

Gandhi never accepted India’s division on religious lines: Pranab

New Delhi, Feb 9 | Mahatma Gandhi fought for the unity of India for every moment of his public life and never accepted...

‘Song of the Earth and the Sky’ at Sunder Nursery

New Delhi, Feb 9 | The Gujral Foundation, in association with Outset India, has commissioned a pleated pavilion titled "The Song of the Earth...

Manoj Das receives Mystic Kalinga Literary Award

Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 | Manoj Das, who was recently bestowed with Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution to English and Odia literature, on Saturday...

Telangana Governor, CM offer prayers to tribal deities

Hyderabad, Feb 7 | Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya paid obeisance to tribal deities...

‘Sculpt for Delhi III’ from February 10

New Delhi, Feb 6 | The Delhi Art Society will bring an art...

Italy wants to maintain ‘cultural presence’ in Middle East

Rome, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy's government is eager to keep a "cultural presence" alive in Syria and other war-wracked parts of the Middle East,...

Abridged version of Serendipity Arts Festival to be held in Delhi

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 3 | "We are very excited to do an abridged version of the Serendipity Arts Festival here in...

Namita Gokhale pens an ode to JLF

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Whether or not the Jaipur Literature Festival continues at its iconic Diggi Palace venue from next year -- in...

Canadian artist exhibits Bollywood-inspired art at India Art Fair 2020

New Delhi, Jan 31 | Inspired by the imagery of Indian movies of the 1960s, the paintings of Canada-born artist Marcel Dzama at the...

Sindhu, puppeteer among Padma awardees from Telugu states

Hyderabad, Jan 27 | Ace shuttler and Olympian P. V. Sindhu, an innovative farmer and a puppeteer were among five personalities from the Telugu...

Rakhshanda Jalil conferred translator award at JLF

Jaipur, Jan 23 | Writer, translator and literary historian, Rakhshanda Jalil bagged the 5th Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award on the opening...

13th Jaipur Literature Festival inaugurated

Jaipur, Jan 23 | Bringing literature lovers face to face with some of the best-known names in writing in 15 Indian and 35 international...

Jnanpith-winning Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh hospitalised

Kolkata, Jan 21 | Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh, a recipient of the Jnanpith award, was admitted to a private city hospital on Tuesday following...

Vice President for national movement to promote Indians’ languages

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called for a national movement to promote all Indian languages. Speaking in Chennai on Sunday,...

Stray dogs can better understand human gestures: Study

Kolkata, Jan 18 | Researchers have found that untrained stray dogs have the natural ability to understand human gestures and respond to some cues...

Creating cancer hospitals, Harry Potter unites youth, an inspirational guide

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Read the inspiring story of an oncologist who chose his country over staying abroad in search of financial security...

‘Qawwali’ not allowed, Kathak performance cut short in UP

Lucknow, Jan 17 | Well known Kathak dancer, Manjari Chaturvedi was allegedly forced to stop her performance midway at an event organised by UP...
Mumbaikars celebrated Makar Sankranti

Mumbai celebrates Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Mumbai, Jan 15 | Mumbaikars celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal with immense devotion, gaiety and religious fervor here on Wednesday. The festival, marking the transition...

Twinkle Khanna’s book wins at 17th Crossword awards

New Delhi, Jan 15 | Twinkle Khanna's fiction novel 'Pyjamas are Forgiving' has won the Crossword Book Award (Popular) for Fiction for last year.Speaking...

Google celebrates Kaifi Azmi’s 101st birth anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 14 | Google celebrated the famous Indian poet, songwriter, social change advocate -- Kaifi Azmi's 101st birthday with a doodle on...

Protect culture by taking them to future generations: Naidu

Chennai, Jan 11 | Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said India's ancient culture and humanitarian value are the legacy that needs to...

Day 2 of Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsava warms up...

New Delhi, Jan 11 | Despite the winter chill, the capital witnessed a large gathering of Indian classical music lovers on the second...

Veteran musician Yesudas turns 80

Mangalore, Jan 10 | Veteran playback singer K.J. Yesudas turned 80 on Friday and obsereved the day at the famed Kollur Mookambika temple here...

British craftsmen to exhibit artifacts at Surajkund fair

Chandigarh, Jan 8 | British craftsmen will exhibit artefacts at the Surajkund fair with signing of a pact on Wednesday between the Haryana government...

Deciphering Irrfan: The actor, the man

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Jan 8 | He has been fascinated with actor Irrfan Khan from the time he saw his electric performance...

Famed Dhadi folksinger Idu Sharif passes away

Chandigarh, Jan 7 | Noted Dhadi folksinger Idu Sharif, a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi and other awards who was battling poverty and paralysis,...

28th World Book Fair opens, Kiran Bedi launches book

New Delhi, Jan 4 | The 28th edition of the nine-day New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) opened at Pragati Maidan here on Saturday,...

After DC Comics, Ashok Banker forays into graphic novels in India...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Jan 4 | Author and screenwriter Ashok K. Banker's sweep encompasses mythology, crime thrillers, essays, literary criticism and...

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gives land for a hospital in Kerala

By Arundhuti BanerjeeMumbai, Dec 26 | Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has written to Kerala Government to build a hospital on a two-acre...

Notes through the fog

By Sukant DeepakGwalior, Dec 23 | The fog enveloping the picturesque mausoleum of Tansen in the background, and some fine Indian and international...

Goa art fest lifts ban on CAA, NRC-linked exhibits

Panaji, Dec 22 | Amid criticism from civil society for blocking public access to two art installations with oblique references to the Citizenship Amendment...

Artistes try to crush each other nowadays: Pt. Ajay Pohankar

Gwalior, Dec 21 | "You see, I was a child prodigy. My musical career started at the age of eight when I was invited...

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature set to be more inclusive

New Delhi, Dec 19 | It's created an enviable niche for itself in a overcrowded world and now, the $25,000 DSC Prize For South...

Shashi Tharoor named for Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

New Delhi, Dec 18 | Eminent author, politician and diplomat Shashi Tharoor was on Wednesday among the 23 writers named for the Sahitya Akademi...

Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain to return Padma Shri

Hyderabad, Dec 17 | Well-known Urdu humour writer Mujtaba Hussain has decided to return his Padma Shri award to protest "the atmosphere of fear...

Ceramics inspired from Indian bazaars, Japanese Kimono

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 14 (IANSlife) Australian master potter Ted Secombe, known for his beautiful crystalline glazes, will showcase the best of his...

Now, Namita Gokhale writes on Jaipur

New Delhi, Dec 13 | Author of 18 works of fiction and non-fiction, Namita Gokhale's upcoming novel, "Jaipur Journals", is set against the backdrop...

Government must get out of business: Amit Khanna

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Dec 13 | What is striking about Amit Khanna is not just the fact that he has been part of...

Sudha Murty enthrals at Penguin Annual Lecture 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12 | Award-winning author and noted philanthropist Sudha Murty enthralled a jam-packed audience with her insights on writing for...

5th Kerala lit fest by Arabian Sea from Jan 16

New Delhi, Dec 12 | With more than 2.75 lakh attendees and five stands on the sands of Calicut, the 5th edition of Kerala...

Business

Direct listing by Indian firms abroad by FY21 Q1

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Feb 22 | In yet another move towards fuller capital account convertibility, the government proposes to throw open the doors...