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HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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Through YouTube, Indian envoy reaches out to Indonesians (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) In his first outreach to the people of Indonesia, India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh has used YouTube to say that the two countries would contribute ... Read more...

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Indian envoy turns to YouTube, reaches out to Indonesians


June 12th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh used YouTube in his first outreach to the people of Indonesia to say that the two countries would contribute to ... Read more...

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Spirituality, drama and women…Read on (IANS Books This Week)


April 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The bookshelf this week talks of the spiritual journey into the dilemmas of existentialism and life's realities. Here's a peek.1. Book: "Anthony deMello SJ, The ... Read more...

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Indian feminists should talk to village counterparts: Mrinal Pande


February 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Notions of womanhood have changed in urban India with power moms at the workplace and women storming into male bastions, but these women must open ... Read more...

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Be disciplined, do social work: Patil tells students


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Feb 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged students to be more disciplined and devote time for social work.She made the remark while addressing students and faculty ... Read more...

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Capital’s centenary: A walk down the Kingsway Camp


December 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) One hundred years ago, India - which was a colony of the British empire - spent nearly one million pounds sterling to host King George ... Read more...

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Now hear mythological stories on your mobile


December 9th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) After bringing audio cinema to mobile handsets, UTV Interactive is now offering people the chance to hear Indian mythological stories on the move.The digital arm ... Read more...

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In quest of a larger Bengali identity (IANS Books)


July 31st, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Land of Two Rivers: A History of Bengal from the Mahabharata to Mujib"; Author: Nitish Sengupta; Publisher: Penguin India; Price: Rs.650; Pages: 639Not many Bengali-speaking people know of the ... Read more...

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Lord Krishna’s untold story now on small screen


June 27th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Much has been showcased about Lord Krishna's birth, his mischievious childhood, the Radha-Krishna love story and how he killed his evil uncle Kansa. Now, a new ... Read more...

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Rs.60 mn Lord Krishna statue planned at Kurukshetra


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) A huge statue depicting Lord Krishna's 'Virat Swarup' will be installed at Brahmsarovar complex in the holy town of Kurukshetra at a cost of Rs.6 crore ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna to open film school, but no Bollywood please


February 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has over two decades in the film industry and more than 70 movies to his credit, but southern superstar Nagarjuna is in no mood ... Read more...

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Krishna Lila comes alive on streets of Agra


November 15th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Nov 15 (IANS) The century-old theatrical tradition of presenting Sri Krishna Lila for 10 days has seen a revival this year and is even making tales of the cowherd ... Read more...

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Michelle to walk through 5,000 years of culture at crafts museum (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The National Handicrafts and Handloom Museum, home to more than 20,000 exhibits and a village complex showcasing ethnic and regional crafts and textiles, is all set to ... Read more...

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Rajamouli talks about his movies


September 30th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): SS Rajamouli is perhaps one of the most talented directors of the Telugu film industry and he has created some of the finest films in the past. ... Read more...

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Watch Out For Modern Kumbh Karan On Pogo!


September 24th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pogo channel has always made you laugh aloud with your kids and now the channel is going to revive one of the most popular mythological characters "Kumbh ... Read more...

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Mahabharat gets a new look from Nepal (With images)


September 1st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) After a novel based on the story of Karna, the tragic prince in the Mahabharata abandoned at birth, and a play from the perspective of Gandhari, ... Read more...

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Hindus urge makers of Hollywood animation film on Mahabharata not to re-imagine the scripture


August 27th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 27 (ANI): Hindus have urged the makers of under production Hollywood animation film "18 Days: The Mahabharata Retold" to stay true to the story and the spirit of the ... Read more...

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Orissa artisans carve trophies for sports awards


August 20th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Aug 20 (ANI): The artisans in Orissa's Bhubaneshwar city have engaged themselves in manufacturing trophies depicting Hindu mythological stories for the prestigious sports awards."I was chosen by the Union Sports Minister ... Read more...

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Zed urges Hindus worldwide to honor sacred guru-sishya relationship on Guru Purnima


July 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Juky 26 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent greetings to one billion Hindus worldwide on the occasion of Guru Purnima.In a statement in Nevada (USA) today, Zed, who is ... Read more...

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New wave: Art is where the city is


July 7th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cities are canvases of art in 21st century India. The psyches and venues of art are changing, from closed spaces of museums and ... Read more...

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Haryana to give land for Balaji temple


June 17th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) Haryana Wednesday granted 5.52 acres of land free of cost for constructing a Lord Venkteswara (Balaji) temple in the state, an official said. The temple would be set up ... Read more...

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‘Raajneeti’ a taut drama of political nemesis (IANS Film Review;Rating:***)


June 5th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Raajneeti"; Director: Prakash Jha; Cast: Nana Patekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpai, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif; Rating: ***In Prakash Jha's sweeping, damning and ... Read more...

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Rajneeti Applauded By Stars


June 4th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Prakash Jha's multi-starrer Rajneeti hits theatres today, and had its premiere last night! The premiere was attended by various celebs of the tinsel town, who ... Read more...

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Two epics come alive in contemporary retelling this summer


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With their tales of passion and power, vendetta and virtue, devotion and deception, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata have provided inspiration to filmmakers down ... Read more...

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Writers’ community throws weight behind Shashi Tharoor


April 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) One of India's best known non-fiction authors, Shashi Tharoor, who Sunday quit as junior foreign affairs minister, should focus on his literary pursuits at this juncture, ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand to depict Maha Kumbh at Republic Day tableau


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Uttarakhand will showcase the historic Kumbh Mela in its tableau at the Republic Day parade this year. "The tableau from Uttarakhand shows a scene from the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Govt. treading a path in contravention of law and Indian Constitution


January 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): The Congress-and Nationalist Congress Party coalition government in Maharashtra on Wednesday passed a resolution which makes it mandatory for all taxi drivers to speak, read and write Marathi ... Read more...

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Profiles of recipients of the 2010 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award


January 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday conferred the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award to 14 distinguished members of the Indian diaspora for their achievements in life and contribution ... Read more...

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Millions of faithful to go for a drop of immortality


January 1st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Hardwar, Jan 1 (IANS) One of the world's oldest religious gatherings may become the world's biggest this year as the Hindu faithful carry forward a tradition first recorded in the ... Read more...

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Prince Dance Group elated with celebrity status


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) From a small town like Berhampur in Orissa to the glitzy world of showbiz in Mumbai -- the Prince Dance Group, winner of the reality show "India's ... Read more...

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The year when Indian non-fiction came of age (Flashback 2009)


December 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: The literature yearender is the first of the yearenders. The rest will follow this week). By Madhusree ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian non-fiction came into its own in 2009, feel ... Read more...

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Transgenders and Shankaracharya come together on canvas (With Images)


November 18th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) South Asian theatre, traditional Kathakali dance, a festival of transgenders and Adi Shankaracharya's text "Saundariya Lehri" (Waves of Beauty) fuse in Chennai-based artist George Kuruvilla's works, now ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray blames people for pushing state into ‘hell’


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 23 (IANS) Stunned by his party's third consecutive defeat at the hustings, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday blamed the people of Maharashtra for "pushing the state back ... Read more...

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Orissa to send winning dance group to London, New York


August 27th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Orissa will soon send the state's Prince Dance Group, the winner of the TV reality show "India's Got Talent", to perform in London and New York, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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