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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Music, calligraphy, conversations and poetry merge in Vikram Seth''s new anthology of poetry, ''The Rivered Earth'', an eclectic journey into the heart of rhythmic lyricism that the writer of ''The Golden Gate'' - a novel in verse - is known for.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 5:27:29 PM
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