Art takes centre stage at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017

Art takes centre stage at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017

Khajuraho, Feb 23. A dance festival completely dedicated to the classical art form, Khajuraho Dance Festival not only welcomes Indian classical dance lovers but has opened gates to aspiring sculptors and artists...
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...

Music fest Holi Moo! to return to Delhi, Hyderabad

New Delhi, Feb 21 . The 11th edition of multi-genre music festival Holi Moo! is set to take place here on March 13. The fest, which expanded to Hyderabad last year, will...
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"...

Myanmar quake damages nearly 400 ancient temples

Nay Pyi Daw, Aug 29.  The number of ancient temples damaged in the archaeological complex of Bagan in Myanmar in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 397, according to...

Exhibition to showcase varied facets of Yoga

New Delhi, June 21 - An exhibition here will present the rich and ancient cultural treasure of Yoga in the form of sculptures, paintings, scrolls, illustrated manuscripts and books which explain the key...

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...

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...

Archaeologists study ancient gold coffin

Rome, June 16 .  Archaeologists are due to resume a study aimed at unravelling the mystery over the identity of one of most controversial coffins in ancient Egyptian history and the tomb...
Art as rebellion: A pictorial journey into the Bengal famine

Art as rebellion: A pictorial journey into the Bengal famine

New Delhi, Feb 3. Of Bengals 60.3 million population at the time, estimates are that between 1.5 and 4 million people died of starvation, malnutrition and disease during the famine of 1943.A...

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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...