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Lucknow gets Tagore’s house replica for Durga Puja

October 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) During Durga Puja, the people of Lucknow will get a chance to perform prayers inside the ancestral Kolkata residence of legendary Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Horlicks Wizkids’ contest winners to visit New Zealand

November 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Four school students, including three from India and one from Sri Lanka, were declared winners of the 'Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2010' inter-school literary and cultural festival Thursday. ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari says globalisation contributes to world economy

November 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that globalisation contributed to the world economy as it promoted a process of economic integration.Addressing an International seminar organised by the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Documentary on Tagore’s East Bengal roots

October 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A documentary that traces the roots of India's Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in then East Bengal, now Bangladesh, will be released simultaneously in both countries as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twelve days of Indian culture in Argentine capital

October 19th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) From beautiful textiles to classical dance and the best of Indian cusine, the Argentine capital will host 12 days of Indian culture in a big way next ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Photography has arrived as universal medium: Lenswoman Dayanita Singh (With Images)

September 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Photography is not just an art form but needs to be seen as a language, says India's leading contempoaray photographer Dayanita Singh, known for her ... Read more...

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Streep named honorary member of American Academy of Arts and Letters

April 14th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): The actress Meryl Streep has been named an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.She was elected for a special category, established in 1983, "Americans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment | showcased by AA for its African-American clientele

October 6th, 2009 - 2:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Worth, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Airlines launched a new social networking site in sync with a travel site to harness its African-American clientele. This will also help in creating ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

AA launches, aimed at African-American travelers

October 5th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American Airlines on Monday unveiled, a social networking website to connect African-American travelers through a dynamic online community.The company calls the website a "first-of-its-kind ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News | American Airlines to Launch Social Networking Site Focused on Sharing Black Culture Experiences From Around The World

October 5th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by admin Connects African-American Travelers Through Dynamic Online CommunityFORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- American Airlines announced today it is launching a first-of-its-kind social networking site,, which combines the best ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |

UAE to focus on intangible heritage

September 20th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government is taking steps to promote and conserve the country's intangible cultural heritage, WAM news agency reported Sunday. On Saturday, the Intangible Heritage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to project ’soft power’ with greater vigour

February 29th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will project its "soft power" through greater use of its films, music, dance, art and cuisine in 2008-09 with an allocation of Rs. 750 million (nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s ’soft power’ gets special budgetary allocation

February 29th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) As India's profile rises across the world, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday made a special mention of projecting India's "soft power" in a more "sophisticated and subtle ... Read more...

Posted in Business |