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...
Art has no borders:

Art has no borders: Academy president

Los Angeles, Feb 7. Art has no borders or language and doesnt belong to a single faith, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said at the annual Oscar nominees luncheon here.At the luncheon...
Modi's Dussehra arrow: Will decimate terror, its backers

Modi’s Dussehra arrow: Will decimate terror, its backers

Lucknow, Oct 11 - In an obvious reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the time had come to uproot terror and those who patronize terrorists.Addressing a massive Dussehra...

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...

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...

Padamsee and Gaitonde among masters at Saffronart’s auction

New Delhi, Aug 31.  Auction house Saffronart is all set to host its evening sale that will feature important works of Modern Indian artists like Akbar Padamsee and V.S. Gaitonde.The auction, to...
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...
Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of 'Dancing Girl' from India

Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of ‘Dancing Girl’ from India

Lahore, Oct 11 - A Pakistani lawyer has moved the Lahore High Court, asking it to direct the government to bring back the famous 'Dancing Girl' statuette from India, it was reported...
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...

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...

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...