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...

The hazards of changing history

Suppose we had the power to travel back in time and change history by preventing the death of a key figure, or perhaps, eliminating a troublemaker. But would time sweep on...
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...
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...

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...

Manipur celebrates Ningol Chakkouba: Occasion for sibling bonding 

Imphal, Nov 17. For generations, Manipur has been celebrating a unique festival called Ningol Chakkouba every November when married sisters and daughters are invited to their parental house for a sumptuous lunch...

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...

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...
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...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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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...