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"...
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...

National Museum gets head — with Ayodhya connection — after a year

New Delhi, July 26 . Buddha Rashmi Mani, a former Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official who had led a team that excavated the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in 2003, has been appointed...

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...
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...

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...
Sufi music remains unchallenged: Singer Kailash Kher

Sufi music remains unchallenged: Singer Kailash Kher

Udaipur, Feb 16. Popular bollywood singer Kailash Kher has said that even in this age of commercialisation, the interest in Sufi music remains unchallenged, which is highlighted by the increasing interest of...

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...

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...

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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...