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...

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,...

On a historic trail of Khirki Village

New Delhi, July 19 .  The historic significance of Khirki village will be back in focus on Wednesday with a triple treat of art, poetry and food at the Khoj Studios.The highlight...
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...

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 -...

A radical religiousity’s results – learning the hard way

We need someone to update American thinker William James's "The Varieties of Religious Experience" to explain why in the modern, technology-driven world, extremist manifestations of a religion can still draw adherents....
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...

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...

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...
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...

Entertainment

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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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...