National School of Drama awards 19 seasoned graduates(21:52) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Two National School of Drama (NSD) awards, being presented after a gap of nine years, were on Tuesday presented to young and established NSD graduates for their contributions to the field of theatre.
Lost Picasso Buste de Femme found in Amsterdam (Lead)(21:40) The Hague, March 26 (IANS) A stolen Pablo Picasso "Buste de Femme" (Female Bust) that the Spanish artist never sold has been recovered by the so-called Indiana Jones of the art world, the Dutch art detective said on Tuesday.
Germany promises Rs 41.5 lakh for heritage 'baoli'(17:12) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Aga Khan Foundation on Tuesday partnered with the German embassy, which will provide Rs 41.5 lakh for rebuilding of a traditional âbaoli (water stepwell) in the Humayun Tomb's complex here.
Mumbaikars, women love to play grammar snobs: Survey(16:50) New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Mumbaikars and women tend to be grammar snobs with many ending relationships because of their partner's poor grammar and many unfollowing people on social media for grammatical errors, found a new survey by Landmark Bookstores of Tata Trent.
Indian expats hail Qatar-India 2019 Year of Culture(14:54) Doha, March 26 (IANS) With a wide array of cultural events and activities lined up for the Qatar-India 2019 Year of Culture, Indian expats see it as an opportunity to introduce the rich and diverse tradition and culture to their children.
Biopic trend a result of mob behaviour: Vikram(14:46) Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt feels the trend of biopics in the Hindi film industry is a result of mob behaviour and that if some biopics fail at the box office, then this phase will end too.
Indian handicrafts displayed at Abu Dhabi fair(13:52) Abh Dhabi, March 26 (IANS) Artisans from various Indian states displayed traditional handicrafts at an event here, aimed at expanding their business in the United Arab Emirates.
Goa CM invites scribes to write their Parrikar memories(18:10) Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Newly appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday invited journalists as well as party workers to write essays about their memories of the late Manohar Parrikar, which would be published by the state government in the form of a book dedicated to the former Defence Minister.
It's important to protect mother tongue: Naidu(15:38) Panaji, March 24 (IANS) Unlike the Latin American countries, India due to its size, tradition and wisdom withstood attempts by the Western colonisers to destroy its indigenous culture, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.
'The Last Color' to open film fest in Austin(12:56) Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna's directorial debut "The Last Color", starring Neena Gupta, has been selected as the opening night film at the Indie Meme Film Festival (IMFF) 2019 in Austin, Texas.
Indian music, Bollywood set to wow Brazil(21:30) Sao Paolo, March 22 (IANS) The Brazilian music festival Rock in Rio this year will put the spotlight on Asia by showcasing musicians, dancers and folkloric spectacles from India, China and Japan, its organisers said.
Timely compendium of how Jallianwala Bagh moved Indian writers, poets(13:50) By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) It's been described as "an episode without precedent or parallel in the modern history of the British empire. Not surprisingly, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of April 13, 1919, spawned a wealth of outporuing from Indian writers and poets that author-critic-literary historian Rakshanda Jalil has painstakingly brought together in a seminal volume that will be an eye-opener for the present generation for the lows to which a ruler can stoop.
Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle(12:14) New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Want to create your own music? Try Google's first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Doodle, dedicated to celebrate the birth anniversary of renowned German musician and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Dol Jatra/Holi celebrated with gaiety in West Bengal(18:50) Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) West Bengal joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the festival of Holi - or Dol Jatra as it is called in this part of the country - with colours, song and prayers, amid stepped-up security on Thursday.
Manipuri dancer explores human cost of war(19:08) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The plight of refugees and their constant state of movement and instability became the central theme of "1 Sq Ft", a contemporary dance act by Manipuri choreographer Surjit Nongmeikapam, who was first inspired by the horrors of the World World II wreckage in Manipur.
Indian artists for 58th Venice Biennale announced(18:26) New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Works of seven modern and contemporary artists, including Nandalal Bose and Atul Dodiya, will figure at the Indian pavilion in its second-ever participation in the prestigious Venice Biennale which begins in May.
Sotheby's to sell Paleolithic woolly mammoth skeleton(14:12) Hong Kong, March 20 (IANS) After works of art, auction house Sotheby's will sell rare objects of historical importance, including the skeleton of a giant woolly mammoth, a species from the Paleolithic period that went extinct around 12,000 BC.
Indian WWI soldiers' letters, songs inspire artwork(14:10) Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Poignant letters sent home by Indian soldiers during World War I and folk songs sung by families pained by war and separation have inspired artist Angeli Sowani's exhibited paintings that give voice and image to the forgotten soldiers.
Salvini spurns Saudi offer to partner Milan's La Scala(23:54) Milan, March 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday slammed an offer by Saudi Arabia to invest 15 million euros in Milan's world-famous La Scala opera house as part of a five-year partnership deal.
JU Potterheads to host Harry Potter-themed event(21:32) Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) One can re-live the dream of getting a letter from Hogwarts as Potterheads of Jadavpur University have come together to create magic by hosting a Harry Potter-themed event at the campus next week.