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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 »

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 »

From Sydney to New York, landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

Eiffel towerSydney : From Sydney’s Opera House to New York’s Empire State Building and Paris’s Eiffel tower, landmarks worldwide dimmed their lights for the 10th edition of the Earth Hour campaign [...]

March 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »