‘Literature and Democracy’ focus at Kalinga lit fest

Bhubaneswar, June 15 . The Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is back here, this time with the theme of "Literature and democracy" to discuss several dimensions of the inter-connections between the two."The third...
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"...

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...

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...
Woman student-editor stirs Kashmir's young creative minds

Woman student-editor stirs Kashmir’s young creative minds

Srinagar, June 17 - In search of space for political dissent in the trouble-torn Kashmir Valley, 23-year-old Saba Nazki and a bunch of youths have started a tabloid -- "Mizraab" exclusively for...

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,...
Ehsaan Ghungroowala creates magic with his vocal cords

Ehsaan Ghungroowala creates magic with his vocal cords

Kolkata, June 28 - Having mastered the art of vocal percussion, he takes his listeners to a realm of disbelief. With his unique ability to translate musical compositions into sounds of a...
Odisha to conserve 700 sacred groves to protect tribal culture

Odisha to conserve 700 sacred groves to protect tribal culture

Bhubaneswar, June 17 - An integral part of tribal culture, 700 sacred groves in Odisha out of 2,100 identified by the state government will be conserved this year with the involvement 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...

The Hindu Theatre Fest expands to three cities

Chennai, July 28  The Hindu Theatre Fest 2016, slated to begin from August 19, will be held in three cities-Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad."The highlights for this year are Naseeruddin Shah's 'Dear...

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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...