Bengaluru, Jan 27 (IANS) Noted Kannada poet, lyricist and academician Doddarange Gowda on Wednesday tendered an unconditional public apology after he stated that everyone must respect Hindi, as it is "a national language".
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The Kolkata Young Readers' Boat Library, the first such here to give access to children across age groups and segments to pick and read their favourite book while floating on the beautiful Hoogly river, has been launched by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) and the Apeejay Anand Children's Library.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Delhi-NCR region is all set to get a major new cultural centre for the arts, a space that will encourage experimentation, research, education, residences, and performances of all kinds including visual, performing, and culinary arts.
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is all set to participate in the Virtual Bharat Parv 2021 being organised January 26-31 by the Union Tourism Ministry in conjunction with the Republic Day celebrations, officials said on Sunday.
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) In the first ever initiative by three Chandigarh-based women to inspire womanhood, 'The Bravest Women's Planner 2021', inspired by one of the top 10 life coaches in India Ritu Singal, featured 21 women of substance from across India comprising six belonging to this city, it was announced on Sunday.
Bagalkot (Karnataka), Jan 24 (IANS) Three generations from two adjacent villages in Karnataka fought over who should possess a 'kalasha' (holy pot) placed on a temple car during the annual fair of Garuda Siddeshwara temple, for nearly four decades.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dubbed the "greatest literary show on Earth", the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) returns in a virtual avatar from February 19-28 featuring a spectacular line-up of speakers from across the world, consisting of writers, poets, playwrights, thinkers, politicians, journalists, cultural icons and recipients of major literary awards including the Man Booker, the Pulitzer, JCB Prize for Literature, Commonwealth, European Union Prize, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.
Narrated in multiple voices, 'The Death Script' is a creative biography of 'Dandakaranya' that combines the rigour of journalism, the intimacy of a diary, the musings of a travelogue, and the craft of a novel. Through the prism of Maoist insurgency, the book also looks at larger questions of violence and betrayal, and love and obsession.
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former civil servant, historian and author Narendra Luther passed away here on Tuesday. He was 89.
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The people of the ancient Maharashtra kingdom were "very warm, friendly and helpful, with high self-esteem", observed the great Chinese Buddhist monk and wanderer Xuanzang, according to a new book.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Once a bustling maritime town on the west coast and now a global houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha in Kerala will launch India's first Labour Movement Museum, showcasing the fascinating history of the world labour movement that also left a deep imprint on the grim struggle of the workers here for their rights.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Author Shubhrata Prakash, Director, NITI Aayog joined KLF Bhava Samvad and discussed her book 'The D Word' with Rakhee Bakshee.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Legendary Indian classical musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan died on Sunday at his Mumbai residence. Music artistes such as Lata Mangeshkar, A.R. Rahman and Amjad Ali Khan paid their tribute to the Padma Vibhushan awardee.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Just how did the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this countrys most effective power players? Through the human touch, by turning defeat into victory and most of all, by doing things her way, a timely biography of Kamala Harris, the US Vice President-elect says.
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) There was no dearth of secessionist claims. It seems like throughout the second half of the century, after the Indian Union came into being, almost every corner of the country wanted a separate nation, every province harboured a desire to be declared a sovereign state.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile but thats not surprising given that it takes in 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has never been attempted before.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas very aptly sums up her life thus: "I am a product of traditional India and its ancient wisdom, and modern India and its urban bustle. My upbringing was always an amalgamation of the two Indias, and, just as much, of East and West."
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) B.R. Ambedkar is known for his relentless pursuit of justice and equality across all spheres, which has established him as one of the pioneering architects of modern India. His ideas on the upliftment of Dalits still remain critically debated in Indian society, inspiring many previous and current socio-political movements.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Schoolchildren from four Delhi schools and folk artists from Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata will take part in the cultural programme during the Republic Day parade here on January 26.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek the downfall of Scion, the powerful governing system that controls several major world cities in the late 21st century, and those who would kill to protect its creator, Rephaim's puppet empire.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Delving deep into Islamic theology and politics and how they shaped contemporary India, a compelling new book explains the two landmark legislative interventions of the Central government in the first six months after returning to power in 2019 -- nullification of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The committee constituted by the Ministry of Culture to find the truth about Dara Shikoh's grave being in Humayun's Tomb complex, visited the spot on January 11. Municipal Corporation engineer Sanjeev Kumar Singh was also present with other members, who claimed to have found the mausoleum of Dara Shikoh in the tomb.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Who is Rana Kapoor and, more importantly, what role did he play in the rise and fall of YES Bank?
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Heres a book that aims to explore the story of conflict, confusion and co-existence of the Socialist green and the BJPs saffron in Bihar.