Modi performs ‘bhoomipujan’ of Shivaji statue

Mumbai, Dec 24 -  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday performed the 'bhoomipujan' for a grand statue and memorial of Chhatrapati Shivaji here during his day-long visit to Maharashtra.In a tweet, Modi...
In parts of Himachal, Diwali celebrations begin now

In parts of Himachal, Diwali celebrations begin now!

Shimla, Dec 1 - In some interior areas of mountainous Himachal Pradesh, Diwali celebrations have begun only now, almost a month after the country celebrated the Festival of Lights.The reason: Some believe...

Manipur celebrates Ningol Chakkouba: Occasion for sibling bonding 

Imphal, Nov 17. For generations, Manipur has been celebrating a unique festival called Ningol Chakkouba every November when married sisters and daughters are invited to their parental house for a sumptuous lunch...

I don’t believe in fusion: Kathak legend Birju Maharaj 

New Delhi, Nov 10. Classical dance and music forms are pure and aesthetic and fusion with modern genres will detract from the charm of their originality, Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj believes. "Art...
Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur Literature Festival: Names of 10 more speakers announced

Jaipur, Nov 1 . The Jaipur Literature Festival on Tuesday announced the names of 10 more speakers who will appear at its January 2017 edition.This is the third in a series of...
Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence in what they described as an "exceptional"...
Modi's Dussehra arrow: Will decimate terror, its backers

Modi’s Dussehra arrow: Will decimate terror, its backers

Lucknow, Oct 11 - In an obvious reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the time had come to uproot terror and those who patronize terrorists.Addressing a massive Dussehra...
Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of 'Dancing Girl' from India

Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of ‘Dancing Girl’ from India

Lahore, Oct 11 - A Pakistani lawyer has moved the Lahore High Court, asking it to direct the government to bring back the famous 'Dancing Girl' statuette from India, it was reported...
Indian wins international screenwriting contest

Indian wins international screenwriting contest

New Delhi, Sep 29. Adite Banerjie, a New Delhi-based author and screenwriter, is among the top three winners of a Hollywood-based scriptwriting competition.The Finish Line Scriptwriting Competition, based out of Los Angeles,...
Hand crafted jewellery brand to showcase collection at Nimai

Hand crafted jewellery brand to showcase collection at Nimai

New Delhi, Sep 23 . Showcasing its handcrafted jewellery inspired by royal jewels from the Rajput and Mughal eras, jewellery brand Swara is set to present its collection at multi artist concept...

Entertainment

Relationships have no rules: Nandita Das

New Delhi, Feb 17.  Actress-director Nandita Das, who recently split from husband Subodh Maskara after being married for seven years, says relationships have no rules...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...