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Turkey sees huge potential in ties with India
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Stressing the strong relations between India and Turkey, Turkish ambassador to India Burak Akcapar Saturday said there was huge potential in the ties between the two countries.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 7:24:31 PM

Bhupen Hazarika conferred Padma Vibhushan posthumously
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Late singer Bhupendra Kumar Hazarika was Thursday posthumously conferred India''s second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan by President Pratibha Patil.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 9:56:37 PM

South Asian art to find new platform at first Dhaka summit
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) South Asian art will find yet another new platform to showcase contemporary trends at the inaugural edition of the Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh April 12-15.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 5:16:44 PM

PM promises youth, children access to quality books
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Oxford University Press officially celebrated its centenary in India Wednesday with a pledge by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide people, particularly the youth, access to quality books.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 8:16:33 PM

ASI to excavates ruins near Vikramshila University
Patna, March 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) plans to take up conservation work of the ruins of Vikramshila University in Bihar and excavate nearby areas in April.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 4:30:53 PM

Now Agra has its own anthem
Agra, March 21 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal has got its own anthem and it is being played at road junctions, schools and colleges as a part of the ongoing Taj Mahotsav.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 4:07:18 PM

Collection of classical Indian, Asian art creates record
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Doris Wiener Collection, a collection of Indian classical and South East Asian art auctioned by Christie''s in New York, has raised nearly $12.8 million - one of the highest total price for a single collection by the auction house, Christie''s said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:49:54 PM

Assam ties up with US varsity to document traditional practices
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Assam has tied up with the Stanford University in the US for documenting the rich culture, traditional knowledge, customs and indigenous practices of various communities in the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Monday while inaugurating the Institute of Research & Documentation of Indigenous Studies (IRDIS) at the International Convention Centre of Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here.

Monday, March 19, 2012 3:41:42 PM

''Osama'' on stage in Kolkata
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre of Bengal.

Sunday, March 18, 2012 10:32:41 AM

Muslims in India are being misled: Salman Rushdie
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Acclaimed writer Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial ''The Satanic Verses'' as also bestsellers like ''Midnight''s Children'' and ''Shame'', Saturday denounced ''disgraceful vote bank politics'' being practised in the country and said ''95 percent of Muslims in India are not interested in violence being done in their name''.

Sunday, March 18, 2012 12:27:10 AM

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