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Rupam Kaur: Traditional matchmaking fraught with prejudice

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANSlife) For Rupam Kaur, an Indian-American physician, the pursuit of finding love a second time took more than the traditional...

Indian origin writer Anvi Doshi makes cut for 2020 Man Booker...

London, Sep 16 | Indian origin author Avni Doshi has made the cut for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literarture with her book...

The tradecraft behind a thriller

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Sep 15 | ‘Canary Trap, ‘Starburst Maneuver, ‘Camp Swampy and ‘Dangle form common vocabulary for someone who at the age...

‘India will have to rethink its growth model in post-corona world’...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Sep 9 | Being shaped by the broad trends in the global environment caused by Covid-19, India will have...

Seeds sown for physical art exhibition

New Delhi, Sep 7 | 'Seeds are Being Sown', an exhibition curated by Prameya Art Foundation's Art Scribes awardee Shaunak...

Pope Francis offers a beacon of hope amid Covid outbreak

New Delhi, Sep 3 | Just when it seemed there was no end to the woes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are words...

‘Voices’ auction sets new world record for MF Husain

New Delhi, Sep 1 | ‘Voices, an artwork by late artist MF Husain sold for Rs 18.47 crore -- the highest price ever fetched...

Pranab’s 4-volume autobiography encapsulates India from 1970s to present

New Delhi, Sep 1 | Never known to spend an idle moment during his five-decade journey in politics, during which he witnessed first-hand the...

Andhra’s 400-yr-old Etikoppaka toys craft seeks to regain past glory

Visakhapatnam, Aug 30 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' broadcast on Sunday, mentioned Etikoppaka toys, bringing into focus...

NYC museums begin gradual reopening

New York, Aug 29 | Museums in New York City have gradually started reopening after they were closed in March due to the Covid-19...

Flashback: A French family in India

New Delhi, Aug 29 | The French Institute in India, in collaboration with Oxford Bookstores and Sanbun Publishers will organise a...

How Covid-19 happened and charting the path forward

New Delhi, Aug 25 | As the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, here's a captivating, authoritative, and eye-opening full story of how...

Of dealing with unconscious bias (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 22 | We all have our conscious biases but how do we deal with our unconscious biases that...

The custodian of culture

By N. Lothungbeni HumtsoeNew Delhi, Aug 21 (IANSlife) Dr. Jamshed Jehangir Bhabha was an avid reader, and his knowledge of many subjects was encyclopaedic....

Beat depression and stress through classical music (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 21 | Tansen was said to have been able to light lamps by singing Raga Deepak and invoke rainfall...

Folktales are most versatile form of fiction: Anukriti Upadhyay

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 19 | Stressing that folktales are history and imagination, reality and magic, allegory and farce - everything rolled...

Connecting fans to their favourite celebs: myFanPark launches in India

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANSlife) Just when you thought celebrations were getting a tad bit predictable, international celebrity engagement giant myFanPark arrives in India...

The last aalap

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 18 | It was a long journey for the six-year-old who, on his way to school stopped the moment...

Doyen of Indian classical music Pandit Jasraj passes away at 90...

New Delhi, Aug 17 | Pandit Jasraj, the doyen of Indian classical music, passed away at the age of 90 in New Jersey, the...

‘Sholay’ turns 45: Big B, Ramesh Sippy, Hema Malini on why...

Mumbai, Aug 15 | The blockbuster Sholay turned 45 on August 15. Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and director Ramesh Sippy looked back to dissect...

‘Together’ building a connected world to overcome loneliness (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 15 | At a time of social distancing forced by the coronavirus pandemic, it is becoming...

Hyderabad’s famous MJ Market re-opens after facelift

Hyderabad, Aug 14 | The Moazzam Jahi Market, one of the major landmarks in this historic city, has received a much-needed...

Vocalist Ila Paliwal launches symphonies dedicated to Earth

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Co-produced by Grammy winner Ricky Kej and featuring three-time Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, a new album by vocalist and...

Kerala postpones the Nehru Boat Race – for third year running

Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 7 | Kerala's signature event - the annual Nehru boat race, scheduled for the second Saturday in August, has been postponed...

He was, therefore we are: Theatre stars on Ebrahim Alkazi

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 5 | "He is definitely responsible for what I am today. It was Ebrahim Alkazi who laid my creative...

Theatre maestro Ebrahim Alkazi passes away

New Delhi, Aug 4 | Considered the father of modern Indian theatre, Ebrahim Alkazi, the first Director of National School of Drama (NSD) breathed...

Artful weekends for Indian collectors

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Aug 4 (IANSlife) In times like these, art can inspire and keep life colourful. In an initiative sure...

It’s challenging to deal with reality, says filmmaker Supriyo Sen

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 29 | The latest documentary he has been making sounds straight out of an engrossing work of...

Banksy donates migrant crisis paintings to charity

London, July 27 | Banksy, the acclaimed anonymous British street artist, has donated migrant crisis paintings showing life-jackets abandoned on a Mediterranean beach to...

Sanjay Dutt calls his wife ‘mom’

Mumbai, July 22 | On the occasion of the birthday of his wife Maanayata Dutt, actor Sanjay Dutt took to Instagram to pen a...

From ‘Maharaja in Denims’ novel to silver screen

Chandigarh, July 22 | The producer of the "Gangs Of Wasseypur" and "The Lunchbox" has optioned bestselling novel 'Maharaja in Denims' written by Chandigarh-based...

Kochi-Muziris Biennale announces first list of artists

New Delhi, July 22 | The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has announced the first list of participating artists for the upcoming KochiAKochi-Muziris Biennale, slated...

Chetan Bhagat: Vidhu Vinod Chopra drove me close to suicide

Mumbai, July 21 | Author Chetan Bhagat claims producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra had publicly bullied him.On Tuesday, Chetan took to Twitter to urge...

Writer-director Purva Naresh: Best stories are always in the real world

Mumbai, July 14 | Director-writer Purva Naresh says her writing has a ring of truth to it because best stories come out of...

Namit Das: This year has been very kind to me

Mumbai, July 11 | Actor Namit Das has impressed many with his recent shows "Aarya" and "Mafia". He says 2020 has been very kind...

Cairo palace opens to public after decades of neglect

Cairo, July 1 | Cairos Baron Palace, which has the shape of a Hindu temple and a luxurious interior, has opened to the public...

A revealing look into the soul of a tormented Palestinian girl

New Delhi, July 1 | Susan Abulhawa was born to refugees of the Six Day War of 1967, when her family's land was seized...

Halsey announces her debut poetry book

New York, June 26 | American singer and songwriter Halsey on Thursday announced her debut poetry book "I Would Leave Me If I Could". To...

Bengaluru readies for Yoga Day at home, with family

Bengaluru, June 20 | For the first time in six years since the International Day of Yoga began on June 21, 2015, India's tech...

British author Neil Gaiman to feature online at ‘JLF Brave New...

New Delhi, June 18 | British author Neil Gaiman, a master of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films, will...

‘Miles to go for effective suicide-prevention protocols in India’

New Delhi, June 15 | The apparent suicide of rising Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput has once again focused on two glaring lacunae: that...

Veteran Urdu poet Gulzar Dehlvi dies of heart attack after defeating...

New Delhi, June 12 | Prominent Urdu poet Anand Mohan Zutshi Gulzar Dehlvi (93) died of a heart attack at his residence in Noida...

Chess taught me never to give up, to hold my defence:...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 6 | Remember the 1977 Satyajit Ray classic "Satranj ke Khiladi" based on Munshi Premchand's short story about two...

Yoga Day to go virtual this year amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi, June 5 | The Ministry of AYUSH along with Indian Council of Cultural Relations on Friday announced a unique international video blog...

Rajasthan opens monuments, museums after over 2 months

Jaipur, June 2 | Monuments and museums were opened in Rajasthan from Tuesday after over two months.The decision to open these 16 monuments and...

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla dies at 89

Gandhinagar, May 29 | Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla breathed his last on Friday in an Ahmedabad hospital. Daruwalla, 89, was admitted in the private...

The poet in Narendra Modi emerges in ‘Letters to Mother’ (Ld)

New Delhi, May 28 | "This is not an attempt at literary writing; the passages featured in this book are reflections of my observations...

Narendra Modi’s ‘Letters to Mother’ to release in June

New Delhi, May 28 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book 'Letters to Mother', translated by film critic Bhawana Somaaya, will be released by...

Noted Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain is no more

Hyderabad, May 27 | Celebrated Urdu author, humorist and satirist Mujtaba Hussain passed away here on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was...

Kathmandu Triennale: From poets to Shamans

New Delhi, May 27 | Focussing on ideas and movements that have been marginalised both within Nepal and globally, including discourses of...

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Nepal to resume railway services after 7-yr suspension

Kathmandu, Sep 19 | Nepal has planned to resume passenger railway services after a 7-year suspension as two sets of rails that Kathmandu purchased...