A success story called the AAP (Book Review)

By M.R. Narayan Swamy Title: Capital Conquest; Author: Saba Naqvi; Publisher: Hachette India; Pages: 202; Price: Rs.499 The... (more...)

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Dalai Lama, Tutu laugh a lot as they explore joy

Dharamsala, April 20 (IANS) — Two “spiritual brothers” — elderly Buddhist monk the Dalai Lama and... (more...)

Buddhist circuit to be developed under ‘Swadesh Darshan’ scheme

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) — The government has proposed the development of the Buddhist circuit under its newly-launched... (more...)

Collectibles, tribal art up for auction

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) — An ethnic betel leaf and tobacco box, M.F.Husain’s pen and ink drawings on post... (more...)

Life in the times of single screens (Book Review)

By Mohd Asim Khan Title: Delhi 4 Shows – Talkies of Yesteryear; Author: Ziya Us Salam; Publisher: Om Books International;... (more...)

Glimpse silence of ‘Nirbaak’ through hand shadowgraphy

Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) — Known for out-of-the-box thinking, national award winner Srijit Mukherji has used the rare... (more...)

Indian-origin poet Rajvinder Singh excels with German oeuvre (IANS Interview)

By Vishal Gulati Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) — Creative literature is generally linked to a writer’s mother tongue.... (more...)

Women who will make you shiver! (Column: Bookends)

By Vikas Datta “… the female of the species is more deadly than the male,” said Rudyard Kipling and he... (more...)

Sri Lankan artist’s ideas on peace in Kolkata exhibition

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) — Ideas exploring concepts of freedom and space, captured through oil paintings by a Sri Lankan... (more...)

Delhi celebrates World Heritage Day with walks, exhibition (Roundup)

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — With a photo exhibition of historical baolis (stepwells), heritage walks to acquaint people... (more...)

Delhi Metro launches adventure club for employees

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — The Delhi Metro on Saturday launched the Metro Adventure Club (MAC) to promote adventure... (more...)

Shades of Hampi come alive in exhibition

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — Every time artist Ganesh Doddamani went to Hampi in Karnataka, the same site would welcome... (more...)

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