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SRK inaugurates 25th Kolkata International Film Festival

Kolkata, Nov 8 | Amidst a galaxy of stars from Bollywood, Bengali cinema and foreign strands, megastar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday inaugurated the...

Sahitya Akademi awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away (LEAD)

Kolkata, Nov 7 | Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen died at her south Kolkata residence on Thursday after battling cancer, family sources...

Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Kolkata, Nov 7 | Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen died at her south Kolkata residence on Thursday, family sources said. Dev Sen, 81,...

With more centres, NSD plans to light up stages across India

New Delhi, Nov 7 | Stressing that the National School of Drama (NSD) in the capital was committed to opening three new centres across...

Indian science built on spirituality, connectedness: V-P

Chennai, Nov 5 | Vice-President M.Venkaiah Naidu said, here on Tuesday, Indian science was built on the foundation of spirituality and connectedness.Launching the monograph...

Light and sound show to mark Guru’s birth anniversary

Chandigarh, Nov 4 | Punjab will organise a grand multi-media light and sound show at historical Sultanpur Lodhi city to commemorate the 550th birth...

Odisha govt to hold Marine Drive Eco Retreat festival

Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 | The Odisha government has decided to organise Marine Drive Eco Retreat festival near Konark from December 14 to January 14. It...

Tibetan institute revitalising traditional culture, art

Dharamsala, Oct 31 | The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), one of the pioneer cultural institutes established through the vision of the Dalai...

Sunburn Fest announces phase one lineup for 2019 edition

Panaji, Oct 30 | Ahead of the Sunburn 2019 electronic dance music festival's launch in December, the ogranisers have released the phase one lineup,...

Indonesian choir wins hearts with ‘Jana Gana Mana’ rendition

New Delhi, Oct 28 | A beautiful rendition of the 'Jana Gana Mana', Indias national anthem, by an Indonesian choir has won hearts on...

Festive fervour in Bengal as Kali Puja-Diwali coincide

Kolkata, Oct 27 | West Bengal on Sunday plunged into gaiety and religious fervour holding simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations. With Diwali and Kali...

‘Digital tech can further improve India’s ease of doing biz’

New Delhi, Oct 25 | With the World Bank improving India's Ease of Doing Business from 142 to 63 due to fundamental changes in...

Veteran photo journalist Aloke Mitra passes away

Kolkata, Oct 24 | Eminent photo journalist Aloke Mitra died at the state-run SSKM hospital on Thursday after a nearly two-month battle with cancer,...

Book on yoga exercises unveiled in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Oct 23 | Yoga, which gained global popularity after the United Nations in 2015 declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga,...

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...
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil

Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil

Hyderabad, Sep 16 | In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum...
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...

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5 Market Trends Olymp Trade Forex Traders can Capitalize On

Knowing the current financial trends in the world is certainly necessary for traders to operate effectively in the markets, but it isn’t always enough...

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Social investment by mining cos dates back to pre DMF era

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The legacy in mining companies is still surviving no matter how much social and economic development mining companies in...