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Paul Beatty becomes first American to win Booker Prize

AP10_26_2016_000041ALondon : Paul Beatty has become the first American author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for “The Sellout” — a caustic satire on US racial politics that has [...]

October 26th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Literature,Topnews,World | Read More »

84% Indians optimistic over career dev in next 1 year: Survey

recruitment      Mumbai : Around 84 per cent Indian workers are extremely optimistic about getting an opportunity to develop and upgrade their relevant skills in the next 12 months, according [...]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Mumbai | Read More »

Chauffeur-turned-artist exhibits works with mentor

Artwork display in delhiNew Delhi :  When Rama Ratan came to the city as a boy of eight, little did he know that he would grow up to become an artist whose paintings [...]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured,Nation | Read More »

21 million tourists visited Tibet in 9 months

tibetBeijing : Tibet raked in USD 4.25 billion in tourism revenue as about 21 million Chinese and foreign tourists visited the Himalayan region in the first three quarters of 2016 [...]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

Women have greater say agricultural decisions: Study

Farmers in Nagaon     Thane : Women have more influence in selection of sowing methods and adotpion of new technologies in the field of agriculture even though men have a greater say [...]

October 7th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured,Highlights,Thane | Read More »

Can’t wait to collaborate with Indian musicians: Donald Harrison

donaldNew Delhi : Calling himself a big Bollywood fan, Grammy nominated American alto saxophonist Donald Harrison says it will be a “dream come true” to collaborate with Indian musicians. “It [...]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Akashwani Sangeet Sammelan to begin tomorrow

music-festival     New Delhi : Music lovers are in for a treat as the Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan, one of India’s biggest classical music extravaganzas, will begin tomorrow in 24 different [...]

September 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Art & Culture,Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

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 »