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Ancient coins tell interesting tales
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Ajay Dev, a 12th century ruler of the Chauhan dynasty whose kingdom was in Ajmer, loved his wife so much that he had coins issues engraved with her name. Some of his coins are among the over 500 on display at an exhibition of old coins at Jawahar Kala Kendra here.

Saturday, September 02, 2006 9:23:49 AM

Kerala wears a festive look for Onam
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Festivities are already in full swing in Kerala as people across the state, irrespective of caste and religion, are preparing to celebrate the state's harvest festival.

Friday, September 01, 2006 3:44:38 PM

Saffronart's autumn auction to feature many sculptures
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Saffronart's autumn online auction of young Indian contemporary artists Sep 6-7 will feature the works of 46 artists, including Atul Dodiya, as well as several sculptures.

Friday, September 01, 2006 9:03:49 AM

Khushwant Singh unhappy with today's writers
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Khushwant Singh, one of the pioneers of the Indian writing in English, feels writers today lack simplicity and the common man is turning his back to them.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 10:58:48 PM

Traditional wisdom adding uniqueness to our legal system: PM
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said a combination of traditional wisdom mixed with European rationalism and liberalism gives the Indian legal system a unique character.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 8:08:07 PM

Chappell's close shave with India's 10-armed goddess
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The city police stepped in to ensure that no artisan shapes 'mahisasura', the demon killed by Goddess Durga resembling India's cricket coach Greg Chappell in the idols to be displayed during the September end puja.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 4:13:38 PM

Programme for diaspora youth to be held in Kerala
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The next edition of Know India Programme (KIP), organised by the Ministry of Overseas Indian affairs (MOIA), will be held from Dec 12, 2006, to Jan 9, 2007. This orientation programme is organised to help Indian diaspora youth get exposure to the Indian way of life and culture.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 12:41:17 PM

Shillong fest to attempt record-breaking drum ensemble
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) A band of 5,000 drummers in India's northeast is set to perform a record-breaking beat session in October to top the current Guinness Book of World Records drum circle of 4,374 percussionists.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 10:26:44 AM

BJP drops plan to sing Vande Mataram in parliament complex
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said its minority cell has given up its decision to sing Vande Mataram in the parliament compound after they were denied permission for it.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 7:32:58 PM

Journalist couple to fulfil Bismillah Khan's wishes
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi-based journalist couple plan to fulfil the wishes of late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, including the renovation of his ancestral house, from the sale proceeds of the first-ever autographed monograph on the musical legend.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 5:37:20 PM

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