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Goa University to have Mario Miranda, Anthony Gonsalves chairs
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda and Bollywood music composer Anthony Gonsalves, both natives of Goa, have been honoured posthumously with the establishment of two chairs in their names in Goa University.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:53:50 PM

An eye opener on Pakistan''s terrorist arm (IANS Book Review)
Book: ''The Caliphate''s Soldiers: The Laskhar-e-Taiba''s Long War''; Author: Wilson John; Publishers: Amaryllis (In association with Observer Research Foundation); Pages: 295; Price: Rs.595

Thursday, May 03, 2012 9:03:03 AM

Sand artist Pattnaik conferred honorary doctorate
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) Internationally-famed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik was Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in his home state Odisha.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 7:46:46 PM

Soon, a film on Satyajit Ray''s character Shonku
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Late filmmaker Satyajit Ray''s son Sandip Ray said on his father''s 92nd birth anniversary Wednesday that he will make a film on Professor Shonku, a character created by his father.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 7:22:56 PM

From streets to stage: Living, breathing and dancing Tagore
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was often derided as ''elitist'' by a section of ultra-Left intellectuals during his time, is bridging the class divide in a new way - thanks to eight dancers of the Astad Deboo Dance Company who began their lives as street children in the capital''s forgotten alleys.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:49:31 PM

Rajasthani touch at British queen''s celebrations
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) The grand celebrations being organised in Britain during June to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II''s reign will have a Rajasthani connection!

Saturday, April 28, 2012 8:50:28 PM

Rhonda Byrne, Jeffrey Archer top authors this week (IANS Books)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne''s ''The Magic'' dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Jeffrey Archer''s ''The Sins of the Father'' is at the top spot in the fiction section.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 9:24:56 AM

Roerich row: Himachal counters Russian embassy remarks
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday objected to the Russian embassy''s allegation that it was trying to take over the trust managing late Russian artist Nicholas Roerich''s estate in Kullu.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:36:42 PM

''More companies helping preserve India''s monuments''
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The number of public sector undertakings, private corporations and trusts paying for the maintenance of India''s ancient monuments has grown over the years, Kumari Selja, minister of culture and urban poverty alleviation, told the Lok Sabha Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 7:04:35 PM

US forges connect with India through green crafts
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.

Saturday, April 21, 2012 6:25:33 PM

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