rich heritage

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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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...

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Designer gives sari the Dutch touch (With Image)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) He loves Indian embroidery and traditional Indian unpolished jewellery and has used the sari's draping and pleating technique in his dresses. Dutch designer Jan Taminiau, ... Read more...

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Light and sound show to restart in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The sound and light show at the British-era Residency, which was stopped a few years ago, is set to resume again here.The Uttar Pradesh government has ... Read more...

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US varsity launches undergraduate certificate in India studies


July 27th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) One of America's top research institutions, the University of South Florida's World Centre for India Studies, is introducing an undergraduate certificate in India studies beginning end-August.Offering ... Read more...

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Omar inaugurates Ladakh International Film Festival


June 15th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday inaugurated the first Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) in Leh town.Welcoming the participants, he highlighted the state's captivating ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

International Woolmark prize comes to India, shortlists 10 designers


May 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The International Woolmark Prize, known for nurturing talents like Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld, has come to Indian shores for the first time and ... 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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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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RBI mulling doubling coins: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) plans to double the existing number of coins to 12 billion pieces ... Read more...

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GOPIO plans global Gadar centennial in 2013


March 15th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) is organizing the Gadar Centennial Commemoration, the 100th anniversary of the Gadar Movement to liberate India from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West on backburner: Designers endorse Indian heritage


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Are Indian designers done with Western influences? Many are travelling the length and breadth of the country in search of traditional craftsmanship, colours and techniques ... Read more...

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Madhu Jain turns writer, set to launch book on Jammu and Kashmir


February 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Handloom revivalist and designer Madhu Jain, who has been trying to resuscitate craftsmanship for the last 25 years, has turned writer. She is set to ... Read more...

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Women from around the world to assess role of technology


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Women leaders from India and over 50 other countries are gathering here Friday to discuss role of technology in empowering women, particularly in developing nations.The three-day ... Read more...

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Sahai urges people to join Clean India campaign (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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Sahay urges people to join Clean India campaign


January 9th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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NRIs shop, soak in Rajasthani delights in Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Dal-bati-choorma, lak jewellery, bandhej textiles...Most overseas Indians participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here are taking time off from their busy schedule to shop, sightsee ... Read more...

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World polo body hopeful of game getting back to Olympics


December 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) The Federation of International Polo (FIP), the world governing body of the game, is hopeful the sport will soon return to the Olympics, its president Eduardo ... Read more...

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‘Virasat-e-Khalsa’ opened at Anandpur Sahib


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), Nov 25 (IANS) A masterpiece of rich Sikh culture and religious history, the 'Virasat-e-Khalsa' was Friday dedicated to the nation in this Sikh holy city amidst ... Read more...

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Introducing children to Humayun’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Monday released a guidebook of Humayun's tomb for children in a bid ... Read more...

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Author-diplomat Navtej Sarna gets Sikh Heritage Award


October 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Author and diplomat Navtej Sarna has received one of the three Sikh Heritage Awards for 'vision' for contributing towards "Elevating the Sikh Experience" from the ... Read more...

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Auction houses picking on Indian heritage


September 29th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Growing awareness about India's rich heritage is encouraging collectors to buy its historical art, documents and artefacts to add value to their collections. To cash ... Read more...

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‘Islam in America’ exhibition opens in Mumbai dargah


September 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) US Consul General Peter Haas Tuesday inaugurated a photo and video exhibition on 'Islam in America' at the Haji Ali shrine in south Mumbai.It is for ... Read more...

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Tribal groups voice their demands through dance


August 9th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Scores of people from different tribal groups gathered here on International Day of Indigenous People Tuesday to protest government apathy and put forward a charter ... Read more...

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Exploring northeast’s rich heritage, through fashion (With Images)


August 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Yana Ngoba and Raj Singh, husband-wife designer duo from the northeast, have showcased the rich tribal heritage of Arunachal Pradesh through a fashion show in ... Read more...

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Nearly 3,000 artists avail special scheme


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 folk and traditional performance artists have been helped with financial aid in 2010-11 under a special scheme, the culture ministry said Wednesday.The scheme ... Read more...

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Kangana dazzles in Rajasthani jewellery


August 1st, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut made a pretty picture when she strutted down the ramp in a red and black long anarkali kurta designed by Masaba Gupta, ... Read more...

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It’s music to everyone’s ears; Jodhpur RIFF starts Oct 12


July 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The fourth Jodhpur RIFF, which combines traditional Rajasthani artists with contemporary India, will be held Oct 12-16 in the desert state. It will not only bring ... Read more...

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Tarun Tahiliani Bridal Couture to begin in Delhi July 8 (With Image)


June 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The third season of the Tarun Tahiliani Bridal Couture Exposition, a six-day fashion extravaganza, will kick off on July 8 at the DLF Emporio ... Read more...

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North America’s first Indian culture centre in Toronto


June 14th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) Canada will soon have its version of the Nehru Centre in London as India opens a cultural centre here next year.Sangeeta Bahadur, deputy director at the ... Read more...

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Kumari Selja inaugurates Kazakh art exhibition


May 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Union Minister of Culture Kumari Selja inaugurated an exhibition of artifacts and paintings from Kazakhstan here Wednesday.Part of 'Days of Culture of Kazakhstan' festival at ... Read more...

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US to fund Mughal monument restoration


May 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In an initiative to support preservation of India's rich heritage, outgoing US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday inaugurated the final stage of renovation ... Read more...

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Royal wedding, London Olympics to boost British economy


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) The royal wedding and the 2012 London Olympics are being hailed as showcase events that will bring in billions of pounds for the British tourism ... Read more...

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Soul Survirors: Saving dying tribes of northeast with art


April 24th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The rich heritage of the primitive tribes of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet, many of which are waging a war to survive the march of ... Read more...

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Government mulls new cultural university to conserve heritage


April 17th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The National Museum Institute may be deemed a cultural university by the central government to promote academic research and study of Indian culture and heritage, ... Read more...

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