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Great music lost under modern sounds: Big B

March 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Modern technology has overshadowed the feel of original music, rues Amitabh Bachchan, who is recording his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan's "Madhushala" in his voice. ... Read more...

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Sibal launches book on poetry

March 2nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Cabinet minister Kapil Sibal Friday launched his new book 'My World Within' at World Book Fair amidst much fanfare.Sibal said the book, a collection of ... Read more...

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Colonial India’s treasures live in a Delhi home

December 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The grandeur of Mughal and colonial India lives in a spacious library-cum-gallery and a boutique shop at a home in a Delhi neighbourhood where antique ... Read more...

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Mamata unveils Gitanjali Stadium in Tagore’s honour

August 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday unveiled a stadium named after the Nobel winning collection of poems Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore. She also said ... Read more...

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Tagore’s monumental works to go up on internet

May 9th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The works of Rabindranath Tagore will soon be uploaded on the internet in an online electronic variorum by a group of scholars from Kolkata's ... Read more...

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First Nepali ‘Gitanjali’ to be re-launched (With Images)

May 6th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) When Ashesh Malla's father died two years ago, he observed the traditional memorial rite the following year, offering food and worship. But this year, the Nepali ... Read more...

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Haryana IAS officer publishes poem collection

April 16th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Sumita Misra, a Haryana cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has come out with her first collection of poems titled "Life of a Light", which is ... Read more...

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Senior BJP leader Heptulla launches her collection of poems

February 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Nijma Heptulla, Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, released her collection of poems in Delhi on Monday.BJP leader, Lal Krishna Advani released her book 'Impressions' in the presence ... Read more...

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‘Pride and Prejudice’ fetches 140,000 pounds at auction

October 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A copy of the first edition of Jane Austen's romantic novel "Pride and Prejudice" has fetched 139,250 pounds at an auction in Britain, more than 150,000 times its ... Read more...

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Kurup, new young poets bring Malayalam poetry to centre-stage

October 2nd, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) Poetry is making a comeback to the mainstream Malayali literature with more youngsters writing, reading and appreciating poetry.The conferring of the Jnanpith award, ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain’s poem in his own hand on sale (With Image)

September 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A rare handwritten Hindi poem by artist M.F. Husain, "Mere Dil ki Dhadkan...(The beat of my heart)", is one of the prized pieces at an exhibition of ... Read more...

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Dubai-based Malayalam writer wins award

September 5th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Sahira Thangal, a Dubai-based advertising executive and writer, has been selected for the first Emerging Writers' Award. The award will be presented during the third Kovalam Literary Festival ... Read more...

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New designs, better prices - Tagore books never say die (IANS Books)

May 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Not for nothing is he the evergreen bard of Bengal. Rabindranath Tagore's literary gems are a huge draw among youngsters and older generations even now, with ... Read more...

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Now Ambedkar inspires a ‘Babasaheb Charit Manas’

May 1st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Inspired by B.R. Ambedkar's fight against social discrimination, a senior official in Uttar Pradesh has penned "Babasaheb Charit Manas", a collection of poems on audio CD eulogizing ... Read more...

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Indian poet honoured in Oman

April 18th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, April 18 (IANS) Urdu poet Surender Bhutani, who is also an academic and journalist based in Poland, has been honoured by the Indian Social Association in Oman for his contribution to ... Read more...

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Jnanpith Award winner Vinda Karandikar dead (Lead)

March 14th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Eminent Marathi litterateur and Jnanpith Award winner Govinda Vinayak Karandikar died here Sunday morning, a family member said. He was 92. Karandikar, who was better known as 'Vinda', ... Read more...

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Eminent litterateur, filmmaker Dilip Chitre dead

December 10th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 10 (IANS) Eminent Marathi and English litterateur, poet and filmmaker Dilip Chitre died after a long illness here early Thursday. He was 71. Chitre, who is survived by his wife Viju, ... Read more...

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After Tagore-Yates union, Indian and Irish poets to meet in India

November 17th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Nearly a century after the Irish poet W.B. Yeats helped launch Rabindranath Tagore to global fame, some of Ireland's most distinguished poets have teamed up with their Indian ... Read more...

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Shamnad, a street bookseller-turned-writer in Kerala

September 20th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Sep.20 (ANI): A 24-year-old street bookseller in Kochi, who could not have formal education beyond seventh grade in school, has penned a collection of poems and has a novel ... Read more...

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Vikram Seth strikes 1.7 mn pound publishing deal

July 2nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Binoo K. John New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Indian writer Vikram Seth, who is working on a sequel to his blockbuster novel "A Suitable Boy", has finalised a deal worth around 1.7 ... Read more...

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Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary celebrated

May 9th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The 149th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was celebrated Saturday amid great enthusiasm across West Bengal with renderings of songs and poems composed by him. Tagore, the ... Read more...

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Corporate honcho, management student give in to impulse, pen books

June 3rd, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rehman New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Vivek Kumar Aggarwal and Zaheer Ahmed, one a corporate executive and the other a management student, have given a break to the structured thinking they ... Read more...

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