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Tagore as India’s peace envoy: book project by ICWA


May 8th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) He is revered the world over for his prodigious literary output, including thousands of poems and songs. But what the world will now get to ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pledge closer ties at close of Tagore anniversary


May 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to the theme of universal harmony and friendship of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, India and Bangladesh Monday pledged to use the ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar conferred first Tagore cultural harmony award


May 7th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Classical sitar maestro Ravi Shankar has been awarded the first Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony by a jury chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Of legends and stars: Mamata, Hillary discuss Tagore, SRK


May 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) From the legendary Rabindranath Tagore to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee discussed ... Read more...

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Clinton, Mamata meet with folded hands


May 7th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat here, with FDI in retail, the Teesta ... Read more...

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Clinton lauds ‘incredible contribution’ of Indian Americans


May 7th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday lauded the "incredible contribution" of Indian Americans in her country and said the people to people relationship was ... Read more...

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Tagore’s works among Mamata’s gifts for Hillary


May 6th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda will be presented to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists turned away from Victoria Memorial


May 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Foreign tourists who arrived at the historic Victoria Memorial hall Sunday afternoon were irate after they were denied permission to enter due to the high-profile ... Read more...

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Hillary meets trafficking victims, visits Victorial Memorial (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday spent the first day of her two-day trip to Kolkata, a city she returned to after about 15 ... Read more...

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A treat, says Hillary after Victoria Memorial visit


May 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) "It has been a treat for me" US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exclaimed Sunday after a 15-minute visit to the Victoria Memorial British-era museum.Founded in ... Read more...

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Hillary meets victims of human trafficking in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interacted with young women rescued from human traffickers and listened keenly to their tales in her first programme after arriving ... Read more...

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Keep up the spirit: Hillary tells NGOs


May 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday met representatives of a number of non-government organisations working towards preventing human trafficking and offered help to them while ... Read more...

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Hillary meets victims of human trafficking in Kolkata


May 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interacted with young women rescued from human traffickers and listened keenly to their tales in her first programme after arriving ... Read more...

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‘Eka cholo re’ played at IPL, Big B overwhelmed


May 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) "Eka cholo re", Rabindranath Tagore's memorable poem sung by Amitabh Bachchan in the movie "Kahaani", was played during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match. It ... Read more...

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Poland remembers Tagore, sways to Gurudev’s musical


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 3 (IANS) Poland has been paying glowing tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary and it was an enthralling dance musical by ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to attend ADB meet in Manila


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Manila this week to attend the annual board of governors' meet of Asian Development Bank (ADB).During ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Bangladesh for Tagore ceremony


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Building upon warming ties, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh Sunday as the guest of honour to attend the closing ceremony of the ... Read more...

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From streets to stage: Living, breathing and dancing Tagore


May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was often derided as "elitist" by a section of ultra-Left intellectuals during his time, is bridging the class divide in a ... Read more...

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Rabindra dance marathon lands her in Guinness book


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) A woman from Assam claims to have made it to the Guinness Book of World Records along with her troupe for the "longest Rabindra dance marathon" ... Read more...

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Bengalis celebrate ‘Poila Baishak’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) People greeted each other with a warm "shubho nabo borsho" and exchanged sweets or visited temples to pray for a good year as West Bengal Saturday ... Read more...

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Tagore song heralds new year in Bangladesh


April 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshis gathered in the capital Saturday to sing "Esho hey Baishakh esho esho", a traditional song written by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, to welcome ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla celebrations to mark Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, artists of India and Bangladesh have begun jointly performing various cultural shows, including drama, on the themes penned by ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to visit Dhaka in May


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit this Bangladesh capital in May for the concluding celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.Bangladesh Foreign ... Read more...

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Mallika Sarabhai’s new choreography finds Tagore through his women


March 28th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The spirit of Rabindranath Tagore lived in the women he loved at different times in his life - Kadambari Devi, the companion of his youth, ... Read more...

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Naseer-Roopa in Usha Uthup’s music video


March 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet in English? Who but Usha Uthup would ever imagine such a thing! The indefatigable singer has pulled it off and even roped in a ... Read more...

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Three-day ballet festival opens at Kamani theatre


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A three-day festival of ballet dance opened at the Kamani theatre in the capital with performances by Manipuri guru Rajkumar Singhajit Singh and Maitreyee Pahari.The ... Read more...

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Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city


March 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn ... Read more...

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Riot of colours as Holi celebrated with gaiety (Intro Roundup)


March 8th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Vibrant red, blue, green, yellow and pink colours spread joy and merriment as people across India celebrated the festival of Holi Thursday by smearing coloured ... Read more...

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Riot of colours as Holi celebrated with gaiety (Roundup)


March 8th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Vibrant red, blue, green, yellow and pink colours spread joy and merriment as people across north India celebrated the festival of Holi Thursday by smearing ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Dol, Holi


March 8th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) West Bengal celebrated the festival of Holi - or "Dol Jatra" as it is called - with colour, songs and prayers amidst heightened security Thursday.Thousands of ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Book fair concludes, sees over 700,000 visitors


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Focused on youth and children, the biennial World Book Fair New Delhi, organized by the National Book Trust (NBT) concluded Sunday, after registering over 700,000 ... Read more...

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Tagore, spirituality and Islam on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The book shelf this week is loaded with exciting titles that tease the brain and broaden the horizons with words on Tagore, Islam and the ... Read more...

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‘Cinema, literature on a par, building new synergy’


February 26th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cinema adaptations of novels is a challenge and helps forge new synergy between the screen and literature, speakers at a forum at the World Book ... Read more...

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With Tagore biography, OUP marks 100 years in India


February 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Publishing giant Oxford University Press (OUP), said to be the largest academia press in the world, will mark 100 years of its presence in India with ... Read more...

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