cultural affairs department

Troupe from Tripura, Manipur to perform in Germany

September 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) A troupe from India's two northeastern states - Tripura and Manipur - will perform in Germany to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Punjab to set up censor board for videos, lyrics

August 23rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) With vulgar and obscene content growing in some videos and Punjabi songs, the Punjab government wants to set up a censor board to regulate the content, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fire at Bengal state secretariat, no casualties

April 20th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) A fire broke out in the West Bengal state secretariat Writers' Buildings Friday morning, police said. No casualty was reported.The fire, noticed at around 9.15 a.m. ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh plan joint event on mother language day

February 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will jointly hold the International Mother Language Day at the no-man's land along the border here Tuesday in an effort to enhance the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Buddhadeb condemns barring of play

March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday condemned the Hooghly district administration action in stopping a play, terming the action "improper" and "not to be supported"."In ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Northeast to showcase its dance, music during Games

October 1st, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 1 (IANS) Northeast India's cultural prowess will be in full flow during the Commonwealth Games, with artists from Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram set to perform in Delhi. ... Read more...

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Films based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novels screened in Tripura

July 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, July 17 (ANI): A four-day film festival is showing films based on novels written by Indian Nobel Laurate Rabindranath Tagore in Agartala, Tripura.The festival began on Friday and ... Read more...

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Film festival on Rabindranath Tagore in Tripura

July 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) A four-day-long festival to screen films based on Rabindranath Tagore's novels began in Tripura Friday. The film festival along with discussions on Tagore is a part of the year-long ... Read more...

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Punjab setting up music academy in singer Ishmeet’s memory

November 14th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday said his government was committed to establishing a music academy in the memory of singing sensation Ishmeet Singh, who died mysteriously ... Read more...

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15th Kolkata film festival begins

November 11th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov 11 (ANI): 15th edition of Kolkata film festival got off to a colourful start with the screening of Mark Hasrman's "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" here on Tuesday.Organised ... Read more...

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West Bengal to boost archaeological research

July 10th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up a specialised centre for carrying out research and training on archaeology and heritage management, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said. The centre ... Read more...

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Tripura launches Kathak Yatra to revive classical dance form

March 12th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, March 12 (ANI): Tripura is making an endeavor to revive Indian classical dance through various festivals in a big way. Recently, a three-day classical dance festival Kathak ... Read more...

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