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...

Walls will always divide, resettling Kashmiri Pandits in camps bad idea, says author

New Delhi, Feb 20 .  Author Sanchit Gupta, who has debuted with a novel based in Kashmir of the early 1990s when militancy peaked and saw mass exodus of Hindu Pandit families,...

Tagore’s works not translated perfectly : Gulzar

New Delhi, Aug 27 . Translations of Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali works in English and Hindi are not up to the mark, according to eminent poet Gulzar, who recently translated the Nobel Laureate's...
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...

Shanghai Disney resort officially opens to public

Shanghai, June 16. The Shanghai Disney Resort, with a unique blend of Disney magic and Chinese culture, officially opened to public Thursday.Located in Pudong district, the 3.9 sq.km resort is the first...

Isha Foundation to erect 112 feet Shiva idols in India

Chennai, Feb 21.  The Isha Foundation plans to have 112-foot tall faces of Hindu God Shiva or `Adiyogi' in the other three regions of the country - east, north and west -...

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...

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...

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...
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...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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...