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PM lays foundation of southern performing arts museum


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for a state-of-the-art museum of South Indian performing arts at the prestigious Kerala Kalamandalam here Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Visa pact signed with Pakistan; India insists on 26/11 justice (Intro Roundup)


September 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Attack on Lankan visitors unacceptable, says Karunanidhi


September 5th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said attacking Sri Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu or other parts of India is unacceptable and will affect ties between the two ... Read more...

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Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer team


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Benefica, one of the top football clubs in Portugal, could soon challenge footballers in Goa to a match, according to organisers of an Indo-Portuguese cultural exchange.Organisers ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to set up film institute in Nigeria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Eminent film-maker Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai, will set up Africa's first world-class film and media training institute in Nigeria, a company official said ... Read more...

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Chinese pianist Lang carries Olympic torch in London


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Celebrated Chinese pianist Lang Lang carried the torch in London less than a week before the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.Temperature rose Sunday when the ... Read more...

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Indo-ASEAN artists’ residency begins in Darjeeling


June 9th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Darjeeling, June 9 (IANS) A new chapter in cultural exchange opened in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills Saturday with the inauguration of a week-long international arts residency programme featuring 25 ... Read more...

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Literary fests new tool of public diplomacy in South Asia


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Literature, the soul of cultural exchange, is giving conventional diplomacy a run for its space in South Asia with the mushrooming literary festivals that are ... Read more...

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Ten most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenzhen are among the 10 most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners, a survey has revealed.The results of the "2011 Amazing China - ... Read more...

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US opens ‘American Corner’ in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to promote American studies in India and strengthen India-US relations, an American Corner and American Studies Curriculum were inaugurated at a college here.The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan likely to sign culture pact


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) An India-Pakistan pact for exchange in music, dance, theatre and visual arts could become reality next year with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts ... Read more...

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Lessons in tabla, dholak in Trinidad schools


April 8th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 8 (IANS) Nearly 167 years after Indians arrived here, the sounds of the tabla, dholak and harmonium will be heard in over 550 primary schools of Trinidad and ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan temple paintings in Delhi


March 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) About 110 replica of ancient Sri Lankan temple paintings and rock and wall paintings as well as interpretations in traditional style are on exhibition here.At ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

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US troops to celebrate Holi with Indian Army


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 200 US army troops will get a taste and a feel of Holi, the Indian festival of colours, even as they test ... Read more...

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Japanese designers to showcase at WIFW


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Three designers from Japan will showcase their collection durings the autumn-winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) in a show titled Tokyo ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan rivalry gets new battleground - reality TV


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The fervour and frenzy of an India-Pakistan contest has gone beyond the realms of cricket and entered the reality television pitch, with shows like "Foodistan" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Turkey wants more tourism, cultural exchanges with India


January 9th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Stating that India has strong relations with Turkey, Turkish ambassador Burak Akcapar Monday said tourism and cultural exchanges between the two countries need to be ... Read more...

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NSD, Polish drama academy ink agreement (With Image)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The National School of Drama (NSD) and Poland's Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy Monday signed a memorandum of understanding for institutional exchange programme relating to theatre ... Read more...

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Indian fashion in a great moment: Spanish designer (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian canvas appears like a paradise for those who love colour, according to veteran Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada who believes Indian ... Read more...

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Indian cuisines coexist, promote tolerance: Australian restaurateur


November 16th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Australian restaurateur, traveller, chef and writer Christine Manfield says unlike in the West, people in India live and breathe food and points out how ... Read more...

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Matching global trends, IFFI tries many firsts


November 11th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) For the first time, movies backed by animation, 3D and digital technology will find prominence at the upcoming 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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London’s V&A; Museum showcases Tagore, Kalighat paintings


October 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Victoria & Albert Museum in London is carrying the cultural pact signed between India and Britain in July 2010 to the next level, with ... Read more...

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USS Ford to visit Galle


October 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) USS Ford, a frigate of the Oliver Hazard Perry Class of the US Navy, will call on Sri Lanka's southern port of Galle Oct 11-14.The visit ... Read more...

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USS Russell to visit Maldives


September 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 27 (IANS) USS Russell, a US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, will conduct a port call in the Maldives Sep 28-30.It is a routine port visit and ... Read more...

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Delhi gets Berlin bear - a German friendship symbol


September 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) German Ambassador Thomas Matussek Tuesday unveiled a two-metre Buddy Bear sculpture in front of the embassy here as part of the over-year long celebrations ... Read more...

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World of Indian diaspora to come alive in docu series


May 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The world of the Indian diaspora, their life in all its shades of colours, will soon come alive in a series of documentaries that well-known ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to boost trade


April 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have sought to have "strong political relations" as well as a boost in trade at the end of the visit here ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Whales too get fixated on new tunes


April 15th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Whales become fixated on new tunes just like people do, and the most popular original whale songs spread globally like hit singles, says a new study.Exotic ... Read more...

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Bihu dance workshop promotes Assamese traditions


April 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 12 (ANI): A Bihu dance training camp was recently held here to promote and preserve the traditions of Assam.Not only Assamese, but youth from Bihar, Bengal, Nagaland and Manipur ... Read more...

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Guess who’s on Facebook? Indian embassy in Nepal


April 11th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) Indian diplomacy is set to make friends and woo youngsters by joining the social networking platform.The latest entrant to join Facebook is the Indian embassy ... Read more...

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Uzbek dancers enthrall Jaipur audience


April 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 10 (ANI): Dancers from Uzbekistan enthralled the audience at a cultural exchange programme organised in Rajasthan's Jaipur city.The group, which arrived in the city on April 7, consisted of about ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh project to dramatise Tagore’s prose, poems


April 8th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) A major project jointly launched by India and Bangladesh aims to dramatise some of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's short stories, novels and poems into an ... Read more...

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India, Thailand agree to double trade by 2014


April 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): India and Thailand have agreed to double trade volume by 2014, which currently stands at six billion dollars.In a joint statement issued here late on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Miss Mega Northeast Contest showcases unity among all


March 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 21 (ANI): The recently held Miss Mega Northeast Contest set a perfect example of unity among all, as talents across the region participating in the event promoted cultural exchange among ... Read more...

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