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...
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...

India’s Nalanda among 9 new cultural sites added to World Heritage List

Istanbul, July 16 The World Heritage Committee on Friday added nine new cultural sites, including India's Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara, to the prestigious World Heritage List.The committee, at its 40th session...

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...

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...
Hindutva or Hind Swaraj: Book Review

Savarkar and Gandhi for Hindutva or Hind Swaraj: A guide for the perplexed

Title: Hindutva or Hind Swaraj; Author: U.R. Ananthamurthy (translated by Keerti Ramachandra and Vivek Shanbhag); Publisher: Harper Perennial; Pages: 144; Price: Rs 350Every country and society may have differing narratives of...
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...
Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

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, was found dead on Sunday at his...

On a historic trail of Khirki Village

New Delhi, July 19 .  The historic significance of Khirki village will be back in focus on Wednesday with a triple treat of art, poetry and food at the Khoj Studios.The highlight...
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,...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

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...