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Indian-origin bags Lemelson-MIT Prize worth USD 500,000 in US

ramesh-raskar     Washington : An Indian-origin scientist has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize worth USD 500,000 for his groundbreaking inventions to create solutions to improve lives globally. Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, [...]

September 14th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured,Highlights,Topnews | Read More »

Kerala Tourism to organise Spice Route Culinary Festival

s     Thiruvananthapuram : A competition involving the choicest cuisine from countries along the historic Spice Route will be the highlight of the ‘Spice Route culinary festival’ to be held [...]

August 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured,Nation | Read More »

A feast of films from Singapore

FILMFEST     New Delhi : The third edition of the Singapore Film Festival is set to kick off here from tomorrow and is poised to show off the creative talent [...]

August 4th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

Modi govt to organise ‘Bharat Parv’ to mark Independence Day

India Gate illuminated in orange to raise awareness on ending violence against women     New Delhi : The capital will witness a mega event to mark the Independence Day with the Modi government deciding to hold a cultural spectacle spanning six days [...]

July 27th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

Empowering marginalised women through education

Muslim girlsNew Delhi : For most Muslim girls belonging to economically weak families in south east Delhi’s Jaitpur Extension, a high school education is a privilege they cannot avail for reasons [...]

June 20th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

Humayun Tomb finial: How the king got its crown back

largeimgNew Delhi : In a first of its kind restoration, a dedicated team of experts brought traditional craftsmanship with industrial precision to return the gilded finial to 16th century Humayun [...]

May 9th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

Gudi Padwa celebrated with fervour in Maharashtra

PuranPoliMumbai : People in Maharashtra today celebrated the Hindu New Year with traditional fervour and welcomed it as per the Shalivahan Shaka calendar. The day is commonly known as ‘Gudi Padwa’. [...]

April 8th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured,Highlights,Mumbai,Topnews | Read More »

‘Nishiki’ could be Japan’s ‘Silk Route’ to India: Weaver

Warping machine to produce Nishiki clothNew Delhi : A fourth generation weaver from Japan, skilled in the rare art of ‘Nishiki’ silk weaving in that country, has visited the north Indian city of Varanasi, home [...]

March 20th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Highlights | Read More »

Film on Chinese monk’s visit to India hits screens next month

xuan zangBeijing : A Sino-Indian epic film featuring eminent Chinese monk Xuan Zang’s 17-year journey to India to bring Buddhism to China will be released simultaneously in Chinese and Indian theatres [...]

March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Entertainment,Highlights | Read More »

Maharashtra set to shine at World Culture Festival

traditionMumbai : World Culture Festival (WCF) commencing in Delhi from March 11, will see over 3,000 artists from Maharashtra participating in the three-day extravaganza showcasing the state’s rich culture and [...]

March 7th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »