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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...

J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Ickabog’ bedtime stories released online

New Delhi, May 26 | Breaking new ground, J.K. Rowling, the creator of the immensely popular Harry Potter series, on Tuesday launched the online...

Louvre Abu Dhabi brings treasures to the internet

Abu Dhabi, May 26 | With the Louvre Abu Dhabi "closed until further notice" due to the coronavirus pandemic, the museum's website was now...

Reimagining businesses for a post-coronavirus world

New Delhi, May 23 | The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will entail a drastic reimagining of business models in going forward says...

COVID-19 has created a rippling effect, accept his new way of...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, May 6 | The corovirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown in many parts of the world, including India has...

Danseuse Leela Samson heads JCB lit prize jury for 2020

New Delhi, May 5 | Noted Bharatanatyam dancer former chairperson of Sangeet Natak Akademi and author Leela Samson will head the five-member jury for...

Indian publishers innovate in times of caronavirus lockdown

New Delhi, April 16 | The world will never be the same again and it might take till the end of the year for...

Begum Akhtar’s pupil Shanti Hiranand dies at 87

New Delhi, April 10 | Padma Shri recipient and disciple of Begum Akhtar, noted Indian vocalist Shanti Hiranand passed away early Friday morning in...

Lifeline Udan: 200 tonnes of medical supplies reach across India (Ld)

New Delhi, April 7 | Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday that 152 flights have transported 200 tonnes of medical...

Indian novel’s story parallels deadly coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi, March 23 | An Indian novel published in 2018 and set in various parts of Asia and Europe was uncannily prescient...

(Morning release) I was concerned with preserving India’s strategic autonomy: Anil...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 19 | The landmark India-US nuclear deal of 2008 marked a tectonic shift in international politics but it took...

Dry Fasting can empower the body, nourish the soul

New Delhi, March 17 | In the olden days, people ate early because there was hardly any light after sunset. Their next meal...

Holi celebrated across West Bengal

Kolkata, March 10 | Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated with mirth and gaiety across West Bengal on Tuesday as people participated in...

India, other emerging powers can fill space vacated by US (Book...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 27 | Emerging powers like India have the best chance in contemporary history to rise up as great...

When fleeing a homeland stirs one’s creative juices

New Delhi, Feb 25 | Vu Tran's father fought for the South Vietnamese Air Force with the Americans so he had to flee the...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Konark to be soon in iconic tourist sites list: Union Minister

Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 | Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday said the Sun Temple at Odisha's Konark will soon be included in...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

An opera of invisible labour: Anuradha Kapur on ‘Daughters’

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANSlife) This may be the first time Anuradha Kapur is venturing into this space, but then navigating the unexplored has...

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...

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...

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...

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High demand for Safal’s fruits, vegetables helps Mother Dairy amid lockdown...

By Pramod Kumar JhaNew Delhi, June 2 | The demand for Mother Dairy milk reduced during the lockdown amid the coronavirus scare though the...