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Music, calligraphy, poetry in Vikram Seth''s new work
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

Marginal gain for culture in budget
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Culture has gained marginally in the budget for 2012-2013 with an outlay of Rs.1,447 crore (Rs.14.47 billion/$300 million) against Rs.1,378 crore (Rs.13.78 billion/$273 million) in the previous fiscal.

Friday, March 16, 2012 5:25:51 PM

Rushdie session postponed
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie''s literary session at the India Today Conclave has been postponed by a day to Saturday following a sudden change in schedule, the organisers said Friday.

Friday, March 16, 2012 3:22:54 PM

Leave literature alone, don''t adapt it, says Saeed Mirza
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Literature is best left alone in the spirit of celebrated French-Swiss filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard''s philosophy that good literature makes bad cinema, says filmmaker and writer Saeed Akhtar Mirza.

Thursday, March 15, 2012 10:38:16 AM

Ex-servicemen to guard monuments: Selja
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 retired military personnel will be hired to guard monuments, Minister of Culture Kumari Selja said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 6:27:49 PM

Rushdie factor: Imran Khan stays away from India Today conclave
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would not be attending the two-day India Today conclave because of the presence of ''The Satanic Veres'' author Salman Rushdie, the organisers announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 5:43:59 PM

Global jazz festival in the capital from Friday
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Top jazz bands from across the world will bring the best of fusion international jazz music March 16-18 at the Delhi Jazz Festival.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:57:03 PM

R.K. Narayan''s ''Guide'' comes to Indian stage in theatrical avatar (Preview)
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Forty-four years after R.K. Narayan''s literary milestone, ''Guide'', the love story of tour guide Raju and dancer Rosy, was made into a Broadway musical with a score set by maestro Ravi Shankar, the novel will brought to the Indian stage in an adaptation by Amitabh Shrivastava.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 3:33:08 PM

Design of future: Minimal, casual and honest
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Bow out baroque, gothic and stylised art deco. Minimal, innovative, mass and the elemental are waiting to take over design in India and across the globe.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 9:14:43 AM

City Museum depicting Hyderabad''s history inaugurated
Hyderabad , March 11 (IANS) The historic city of Hyderabad Sunday added another landmark with the formal inauguration of City Museum, said to be the first of its kind in the country.

Sunday, March 11, 2012 11:23:51 PM

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