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...

Namaste France fest shows India’s cultural prowess

Paris, Sep 16. Namaste France, a two-and-a-half-month-long festival which began here on Thursday, will serve as a window into Indian traditional arts, music, dance, theatre, literature, cinema and fashion.The Indian Embassy in...

Show off your roots, decorate home with Indian handicrafts

New Delhi, Sep 11 . Decorate your home with Indian handicrafts and boast the beautiful, interesting and intricate handicrafts which are made by rural artisans of the country. Add jute, brass and...

Sudarsan Pattnaik wins prize in Moscow sand art show

Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 . Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the people's choice prize for his sand sculpture titled "Mahatma Gandhi - World Peace" at the ninth Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...