NEW DELHI, (IANS) - While the role of women in the freedom struggle has been "highlighted to a very large extent" of late, a lot more needs to be done to "make their stories more enduring" as tokenism in the

This is the story of a pioneer path-creator for women. Muthulakshmi Reddy (1886-1968) was the first girl student in Maharaja's School for Boys in Pudukkottai, the first Indian woman surgeon from Madras Medical College, the first Indian member of the

By VIKAS DATTA Known primarily for his gifted, effortless, and vibrant singing, he was a complete entertainment package in Hindi films -- being also an accomplished actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter -- and both on and off screen, its biggest

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actor Sanjeev Kumar's biography penned by Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta and Uday Jariwala, is throwing light on hitherto unknown facets of the late actor's life. An extract from 'Sanjeev Kumar- The Actor We All Loved', talks about his

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Sarod virtuosos Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash said their new album, "Sand and Foam", is inspired by the works of the renowned Lebanese American writer, poet, and visual artist, Kahlil Gibran. Amaan said, "As Gibran says,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Cool as a cucumber. That's five-time World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand. Cooped up in Germany due to the Coronavirus pandemic, he returned home via a Vande Bharat repatriation flight, coped with the loss of his father,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - "The exercise was cathartic and as the rolls of paper, some joyous, some anguished scribbles piled into a mound, I was filled with contentment," says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in "Letters to Self", a collection of

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - Lata Chowk, dedicated to the late legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, will come up in Nayaghat on the Ayodhya bypass road. To be developed with a budget of Rs 10 to 12 crore, the design of the Chowk

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - In a short span of 12 years from the time he set foot in New York City on September 17, 1965 to his demise on November 14, 1977 in Vridanvan aged 81, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Global music festival Lollapalooza is finally happening in India and will be held in Mumbai in January 2023. The music festival will take place for two days from January 28 to 29. The inaugural Lollapalooza India will be

At a time when American comic book publishers like Marvel and DC have become household names due to the several IPs released by them, Amar Chitra Katha (ACK Comics), is a name that holds its own standing and has been

By VIKAS DATTA Few singers are so fated as a later rendition of the song that launched their career happens to be the last one of their lives. This Hindi film singer, whose smooth and sonorous voice rendered a gamut of

By SUKANT DEEPAK In 2014, when author Dan Brown was in Mumbai, writer Ashwin Sanghi took him to the 'Tower of Silence' at Malabar Hill. While they could not go near the 'dakhma', some priests were happy to show them the

By SUKANT DEEPAK She remembers being an introverted child -- always an observer. Looking at life a little differently. "It was more of registering things, being part of it, but always being the observer from within," actor and author Deepti Naval

By VIKAS DATTA What moves the heart more when listening to a song? Polish and perfection, or the raw emotion that the performer brings to its rendition? For those who prefer the second, there can be no better option than Geeta Dutt,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer and 'Superstar Singer 2' judge Javed Ali on the reality show said he was reminded of how 'Kun Faya Kun' from Imtiaz Ali’s film was composed and recorded.   “When Rahman Sir called me for the song,

India-West Staff Reporter PASO ROBLES, CA - The much-awaited book of Bobby Singh Bansal, ‘The Punjab Chiefs - The Lost Glory of the Punjab Aristocracy in India and Pakistan’ was formally launched in the US on July 16, here.   The book provides an extensive

By SUKANT DEEPAK CHICAGO, IL - American author Wendy Doniger, an authority on Hinduism and a Sanskrit scholar who has to her credit, works on the subject, including 'The Hindus: An Alternate History', 'Hindu Myths', 'The Origins of Evil in Hindu

By VIMAL SINGH If there had been any doubts, none survived 2019. The stunning victory of the BJP led by Narendra Modi in 2014 was not a flash in the pan, and the renewed mandate was even stronger than before. The 'Modi

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Global music collective Berklee Indian Ensemble has released its debut album 'Shuruaat', marking their first decade together. Berklee Indian Ensemble is known for a cross pollination of genres, cultures, and multidisciplinary art forms. This will be the first

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Late actor Sanjeev Kumar's journey as an actor has inspired many to foray into acting, yet his story is not known to his countless fans who still remember the 'common man's superstar' from films such as 'Sholay',

By VISHNU MAKHIJANI Roopa Nabar remembers waking up to the smell of breakfast infused with the aroma of a wood fire at her "colossal" ancestral house in Prabhanvalli, in Maharashtra. "While on most days, it would be simple rice porridge or bhaatachi

By VISHNU MAKHIJANI NEW DELHI, (IANS) - There seems to be no end of skeletons tumbling out of ISRO's cupboard - which makes one wonder where India's space program would have reached by now had merit and not personal proclivities been

Actor and author Deepti Naval shares the "unforgettable childhood" she experienced in her book, 'A Country Called Childhood'. Talking about her childhood days, the author revealed, "it's a world where I lived in, I want to share that with the readers

Kailash Kher is known for his soulful music and super hit chartbuster tracks. On his birthday, a look at his hits: 1.    Teri Deewani It was part of his popular album 'Kailasa', which received a lot of appreciation from the fans and even

India-West Staff Reporter  SAN DIEGO, CA - ‘Lonesome Flight’ by Dipak K. Gupta is a novel set in India in the mid-1960s, one of the most turbulent times in modern history, when the world, in the midst of the Cold War and Vietnam, was

VARANASI, (IANS) - An application has been filed, seeking Geographical Indication (GI) certification tag for the shehnai, a musical instrument taken to its zenith by the renowned musician of Kashi, Ustad Bismillah Khan. The GI application was filed on July 5

By DR. GUNJAN SHRIVASTAVA For centuries artists have tried to imitate life through surrealistic representations of how they perceive the world. And in that endeavor have developed creations that have stood the test of time inspiring generations of creative minds to

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Here’s a guide to mastering one’s thoughts for self-discovery and for fulfilling the purpose of life, a true 'marg darshan' for this generation and the others to come Incredible as it may seem, the ingredients of a

By VISHNU MAKHIJANI Industry stalwarts such as Ramesh Sippy, Mahesh Bhatt, and Manmohan Shetty, who "firmly stood their ground and refused to be cowed", were the real heroes who took on the underworld, according to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria,

Religion might well be the opiate of the masses in India, but maybe the plethora of desserts offered in the name of religion have a role to play in it, says chef, columnist, and food writer Rajyasree Sen, adding that

BY VINOD MIRANI June 21, the International Yoga Day, was also the World Music Day, a fact few would have been aware of. Music knows no language and, over the centuries, sounds from all over the world have gradually merged to create

By N. LOTHUNGBENI HUMTSOE Find a comfortable spot and begin reading: . 'Moth Smoke' by Mohsin Hamid: This is an intriguing modern take on the relationship between Emperor Aurangzeb and his brother Dara Shikoh set in modern-day Pakistan. It brings alive pages

BY VIKAS DATTA One morning, this Bollywood music composer was called up by none other than "Malika-e-Ghazal" Begum Akhtar, who was so taken by one of his compositions that she insisted on singing it fully to him -- over a long-distance

BY VIKAS DATTA Interested in music, a young Bengali completed his primary education with great difficulty and dropped out of college after Calcutta AIR took him on board as a singer. He spent most of his salary on getting a harmonium

BY BIJOYLAXMI HOTA For yoga therapy to be fully effective, the initial treatment should be done away from home in a yogashram. At home, it may not be possible to relax deeply, and tension slows down the healing. Also, at home,

BY QUAID NAJMI SOLAPUR, (IANS) - For this Solapur school dropout and self-trained artist, Shashikant Vaman Dhotre, his mother Ratan remains the center of his universe -- and the inspiration for his unique color photographic drawings on dark paper, which have

‘The Wait’ by Damodar Mauzo "Damodar Mauzo's stories present us with vivid glimpses of the richly diverse, cosmopolitan reality of contemporary Goa. In these perceptive, keenly observed stories Hindus, Catholics and Muslims all find ways to co-exist, in defiance of bigotry,"

BY VIKAS DATTA At the start of her singing career, she needed to stand on a stool to be able to reach the microphone but then she went on in her comparatively short career to become the last of Bollywood's three

BY VIKAS DATTA In his over three-decade-long career as a Bollywood director-producer, he had just half-a-dozen pictures to his credit, out of which two remained incomplete. Yet, "Mughal-e-Azam", finally completed and released in 1960 after what seemed like an interminable gestation

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The latest edition of Asta Guru's Modern Indian Art 'Collectors Choice' online auction, will take place on June 23-24, 2022, providing collectors with an exceptional opportunity to acquire masterpieces and rare compositions. While works by members

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Did Sidhu Moosewala get the feeling that his death was near? Did he hint as much to fans? Well, the lyrics of his last song, "The Last Ride", have set off a debate among netizens because

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - On one hand, his tabla has accompanied classical masters like Ajay Pohanka, Abhijit Pohankar and Ghazal maestros like Jagjit Singh and Ghulam Ali, while on the other, Amit Choubey is equally comfortable performing with the likes

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Pop icons Armaan Malik and Ed Sheeran have collaborated for a new version of '2Step', which dropped on June 7. The two hit machines bring their musical prowess and their style of rendition to the reimagined song. Armaan shares,

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, (IANS) - Najiya Navas, a graduate from Thiruvananthapuram, has entered the India Book of Records by drawing pictures in the technique of Warli painting, an art form unique to the tribal community of North Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra. A Warli

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Santoor player, Pt. Bhajan Sopori, 73, passed away on June 2 in Gurugram of cancer. Recipient of the Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Jammu and Kashmir State Lifetime Achievement Award, Sopori who hailed from Sopore in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - HarperCollins on May 31 announced its acquisition of the eagerly awaited new book by India's bestselling author Amish Tripathi, 'War of Lanka', the fourth book in the Ram Chandra Series, the second fastest-selling book series in

NEW DELHI, (ANI) – The late singer and composer Krishnakumar Kunnath, known by his stage name KK, was gifted with a boisterous yet mellifluous voice that will be remembered by his fans for many decades to come. An auditory treat for

BY VIKAS DATTA Had he not been associated with Hindi films, lines like "Main akela hi chala tha jaanib-e-manzil magar/Log saath aate gaye aur karvan banta gaya" would have been enough for his fame. Majrooh Sultanpuri, however, dominated Bollywood for decades, writing

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - '1 Minute Music,' is Instagram's latest music property which is a collection of music tracks and videos that are only available on its platform and can be used on Reels and Stories. This includes music from

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The journey from an art enthusiast and appreciator to a collector requires study, patience, and perseverance. There are a few golden guiding rules one must follow to have a rewarding and gratifying art collection journey, says

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Celebrated choreographer Shiamak Davar, who was behind the dance performance of the Bollywood star Ranveer Singh at the IPL 2022 grand finale in Ahmedabad, says matching up to the energy of the actor wasn't easy. "Dance and cricket

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - It was in 1998, when his song 'Dooba Dooba' for the album 'Boondein', released by 'Silk Route' broke all records. And that was not the era when social media ruled. "Thanks to the Internet, things have

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - From poetry to humor, there's plenty to read by Indian authors and poets while lounging at home. Poetry Novel: The Penguin Book of Indian Poets by Jeet Thayil A performance poet and songwriter, Jeet Thayil has compiled this

Geetanjali Shree’s award winning work 'Ret Samadhi' has been translated into English by American Daisy Rockwell. NEW DELHI (IANS) - Not only has Delhi-based author Geetanjali Shree's 'Ret Samadhi', translated into English by American writer-translator Daisy Rockwell into 'Tomb of Sand' achieved a new milestone

TOKYO, (ANI) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 24 gifted a Sanjhi Art panel to US President Joe Biden during his meeting with him in Tokyo. Sanjhi Painting is art that originated out of the cult of Krishna and flourished

BY SUKANT DEEPAK Thomson Andrews, best known as a Contemporary, Pop, RnB and Soul singer, has sung the 'Money Heist' season 5 promo song, for films like 'Ludo', '83' and a Sanskrit song for the forthcoming 'Bramhastra.'  He feels that his

India-West Staff Reporter MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - American Book Award winner Author Chitra Divakaruni will be reading from her new historical novel, ‘The Last Queen,’ about the life of Maharani Jindan Kaur, at Books Inc, 317 Castro Street, here, on June 2

BY SUKANT DEEPAK NEW DELHI, (IANS) -When the pandemic caught everyone off guard, making the familiar strange and colors monochromatic, and inviting fear, panic, discrimination, and depression; dance, for Geeta Chandran became her co-traveler. "Its potential to create joy and provide emotional

BY VIKAS DATTA Several cultures postulate a cyclical construct of time, instead of linear. This may or may not be valid for history, but it manifests itself prominently in human culture. Literature, for one, given how motifs, plots, and expressions crop

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - Gujarat has announced that it will turnVadnagar into a world-class heritage tourism destination. Vadnagar is also the native place of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said that Vadnagar is one of the oldest towns

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Interestingly, one of the most well-known rappers in the country, Dilin Nair aka Raftaar, who raps in Hindi, Punjabi and Haryanvi happens to be a Malayali. "Most people don't know this fact. After Malaika Arora Khan

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A century-and-a-half after her birth, "The Lost Diary of Kastur, My Ba" (HarperCollins) by her great-grandson Tushar Gandhi finally presents Kasturba as her own person, a woman of substance. Rare photos of Kasturba and Mahatma Gandhi are

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad recently released his new single titled 'Favorite Peeps', which is his second offering from his upcoming album 'The Way That Lovers Do'. Kuhad also announced 'The Way That Lovers Do' tour, a North American headline

By VIKAS DATTA With his velvety, soulful and ethereal voice, marked by a slight quaver, Talat Mahmood was well suited for the elegant poetic compositions that are the bedrock of Hindi film music, and rose to great heights initially. But given

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was cremated with full state honors, comprising Mumbai Police gun salute, at the Vile Parle Hindu crematorium, here on May 11 evening with Bollywood turning out in force to bid him a tearful adieu. His

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - 'Scorching Love: Letters from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to his son, Devadas' reveals -- for the most part, for the first time -- Gandhi's letters to his youngest son, Devadas from 1914, when father and son were

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Celebrated singer Kanika Kapoor, who recently released her new independent song 'Buhe Bariya', says that it is a completely new take on love that is inspired by the Punjabi folk. The lyrics of 'Buhe Bariyan' are written by

BY GUNJAN SHRIVASTAVA NEW DELHI, (IANS) - While women have been the subject of many a masterpiece, prized and adorned on the walls of prestigious museums and galleries across the world, the progress made in the representation, as well as the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – "These past two years have been brutal to the Indian classical music fraternity. We have lost several major pillars, and now, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma. His passing on is an end of an era," Salil Bhat, Veena player

BY VIKAS DATTA Few music composers can achieve the distinction of their tunes becoming so popular as to be played at weddings -- especially their own. Unfortunately, for this individual, who reached this pinnacle in his late 20s, it was a

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The well-known face of the entertainment industry Raqesh Bapat enjoys painting and recently he unveiled his first painting. The painting will be used in an upcoming exhibition where he intends to dedicate it to his late father. He

BY SUKANT DEEPAK NEW DELHI, (IANS) - During the height of the pandemic, artist Veer Munshi made several trips to Kashmir, a place not unfamiliar to quarantines, though of a different kind. There, he began photographing people he knew through their

BY VIKAS DATTA When Chetan Anand was making a war movie based on the latest India-Pakistan conflict, there was one love song that was to be picturized on an IAF officer and they wanted a singer who could display a bit

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - In the India of today, social, and communal fault lines have become starker than ever before. Inter-faith marriages, once seen as the hallmark of a plural society, are now being increasingly used to further a divisive

MUMBAI, (IANS)- Sony Pictures International Productions has acquired film adaptation rights to author Chetan Bhagat's 2016 acclaimed novel 'One Indian Girl'. Bhagat's book revolves around an Indian girl who is intelligent and successful and finds it difficult to find love. Bhagat said:

WASHINGTON DC, (ANI) - Legendary comic book artist Neal Adam, who drew superhero characters like Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, the Avengers and several others, has died at age 80. The news of his demise was confirmed by his daughter. Adams

MUMBAI, (ANI) – The passing of Rishi Kapoor marks brought to an end an era of romance in Bollywood. Recalling him with five of his best movie songs which were the ditty songs of their time. 1. Tu Tu Hai Wahi: Quite

BY VISHNU MAKHIJANI NEW DELHI, (IANS)- In spite of becoming more conscious about the importance of eating healthy, most people don't realize the full potential of food as a healer and often fall prey to half-baked information on social media and

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Kaaranvir Bohra recently appeared on the reality show 'Lock Upp', is all set for his first-ever South project. Produced by legendary Rajinikanth's wife Latha, his next is a music video directed by Prerna Arora. The actor will be

(ANI) - Dance influencers on Instagram have been on the rise ever since social media paved way for an open platform to showcase their talent. Out of innumerable talented influencers on social media, here's a list of some famous dancing celebrities

MUMBAI (ANI)v- International Dance Day is an occasion that is celebrated annually on April 29 to mark Jean-Georges Noverre's birthday. The Hindi film industry is incomplete without songs and dance sequences. Actors go through rigorous training sessions to learn the perfect

MUMBAI (ANI) - The first song from Aamir Khan's upcoming movie 'Laal Singh Chaddha' is finally out and it is titled 'Kahani'. Recently, a video of the superstar talking about a big Kahani took the internet by storm and finally, on

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Notching up a major success, HarperCollins on April 21 announced the acquisition of "The Magicians of Mazda", the keenly anticipated new book by bestselling author, Ashwin Sanghi - India's master storyteller with more than a million

MUMBAI (IANS) - Singer Aditya Narayan, who recently came up with his new song 'Mangta Hai Kya', says he is quite choosy about his singing and he can manage to maintain the quality control because music is not a way

RANCHI (IANS) - Jamtara in Jharkhand has become the only district in India where all gram panchayats have community libraries. This district with a population of about eight lakh has a total of 118 gram panchayats under six blocks and each

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Storming through the charts with her rendition of the Kashmiri folk song 'Hukus Bukus' that has garnered 3.7 million views on YouTube and was also used in the web series 'The Family Man', Aabha Hanjura, who

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Publishing in the 75th year of India’s independence and partition, Aanchal Malhotra’s "In The Language of Remembering - The Inheritance of Partition" serves as a reminder of the price this land once paid for not guarding

People all over the world have long been fascinated by Indian art and culture. However, the twentieth century was the one that truly defined and propelled India's visual identity in the modern world. The global acclaim that Indian art now

By KNOX ARTISTE The Indian music industry is undergoing a revolution, and Gen Z is driving the change. Gone are the days when people had to listen to a record, turned on the radio, or relied entirely on MTV to hear

By India-West Staff Reporter CERRITOS, CA - Namrata Poddar read from her debut novel ‘Border Less’ on the evening of April 12 at the Cerritos Library Skyline Room, here. Divided into two sections, “Roots” and “Routes,” “Border Less” traces the migratory journey

MUMBAI - The deRivaz&Ives inaugural of The India's Film Poster Heritage Online Auction was a success, setting new records for many of the iconic images of Indian cinema, with many lots exceeding 50 bids in the intense battle to own

The late artist Manjit Bawa enjoyed spontaneously drawing his compositions without any definition of their utility within the scheme of painting and considered drawing an integral process in his practice. These drawings would naturally evolve into oil paintings. The artist described

MUMBAI (IANS) - Vinod Rai, the former chief of the Committee of Administrators that ruled the Indian cricket board for some years, has made a major revelation in his new book, claiming that he had explained to the former head

Aparna Piramal Raje's life looks successful. Hailing from a well-known business family, she is married, has two children, is a published author, a popular columnist with a leading daily and was the CEO of a leading furniture company. However, only a

LONDON (IANS) - 'The Eagle has Landed' author Henry Patterson, who published under his pen name of Jack Higgins, has died aged 92. His publisher Harper Collins, announced that the author died at his home on the Channel Island of Jersey.

NEW YORK, NY - Christie's has announced the sale of a previously unseen drawing by Michelangelo, 'A Naked Young Man' (after Masaccio) surrounded by two figures, completed early in his career. This extremely rare work, one of the very few

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Critically acclaimed author Geetanjali Shree’s novel "Tomb of Sand", translated from Hindi by Daisy Rockwell, has been shortlisted for this year’s International Booker Prize - the first time the translation of a Hindi language book has

For over twenty-five years, legendary leadership and elite performance virtuoso Robin Sharma has quietly taught business titans, professional sports superstars and entertainment royalty a revolutionary system that has helped these luminaries translate their highest ambitions into daily results. Now, in "The

NEW DELHI (IANS) - This is a definitive anthology of Indian poetry in English for the next decade and more. Edited by Booker Prize-shortlisted and Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Jeet Thayil, 'The Penguin Book of Indian Poets' returns the forgotten figures of

CHENNAI (IANS) - India’s first fully curated NFT marketplace, Jupiter Meta, is all set to announce the launch of music NFTs in the country. Singer and composer, Karthik, who is known for his work in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films

Gond art is a well-known Indian folk and tribal community folk art, as well as one of our cultural heritage's pearls. Rajendra Kumar Shyam’s quiet and modest demeanour is inextricably linked to his bold and almost-well-balanced Gond painting style. Kumar's Gond

By VISHNU MAKHIJANI NEW DELHI (IANS) - Its undercurrents had been simmering for long but were ignored. When it finally erupted at Bombay on Feb.18, 1946 over terrible service conditions, racism and broken recruitment promises, the Royal Indian Navy Mutiny spread

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Even as they are working on two international and one Bollywood project, and are in talks for the background score for two films, musicians Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash stress that their focus will always be

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Jatin Das is a name that needs no introduction in the world of art. A painter, poet, sculptor, muralist, printmaker, teacher and cultural expert, he has been a constant inspiration for artistic expression. With a career

BELGRADE (IANS) - Stressing Serbia was the last "free tribe" of Europe and that it will continue to follow its independent foreign policy, its President Aleksandar Vucic has compared the country to the Gaulish village from the iconic comic series

MUMBAI (IANS) - Production power house Yash Raj Films's head honcho Aditya Chopra is going to turn the quick-witted character of 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' into a comic book series post the release of the film. "Adi wants to immortalize the character of

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) 'Kintsugi' is the ancient Japanese art of mending broken objects with gold, and designer Ishan Khosla has delicately woven this concept into the jacket for a similarly titled novel authored by Anukrti Upadhyay to win

NEW DELHI (IANS) - The immediate impact for India from Russia's war on Ukraine will be inflation as the country imports nearly 80 per cent of its crude oil needs. But, given the thin line dividing geo-politics and oil politics, the

MUMBAI (IANS) - On World Poetry Day, Mar.21, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has urged ‘everyone to pour their hearts out to each other through the written word because he feels people need to connect deeply and more genuinely with each other. He

MUMBAI - "Standing in front of the huge plaster-of -paris statues of Venus de' Medici, Apollo Belvedere, Apollo Sauroctonos, and The Discobolus I felt as if in a dream

Veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj, the original Make in India proponent, made his company's two-wheelers a household name with the catchy "Hamara Bajaj" tagline. He took over the Bajaj Group in 1965 and in a career spanning over five decades led the

MUMBAI (IANS) - "Revolution does not come overnight and social revolution takes time to come. Social and logistics aspects also take time,"the Supreme Court of India had observed on International Women’s Day. The mindset in India's civil aviation sector, however, began

By VIKAS DATTA Some news portals may have a small blurb next to an article headline that tells the reader the time it will take them to read it -- usually five minutes or less. The feature, which can be found

MUMBAI (IANS) - Actor Karan Singh Grover says his artworks are driven by the body and its gestures. The actor-turned-artist's paintings are inspired by nature and spirituality. His paintings are amalgamations of symbols, colours and patterns. Speaking about art, Grover said: "I

JAIPUR (IANS) - "I am not very brave. I guess a certain strength comes with honesty. Of course, opposed to the popular saying, honesty may not always be the best policy," says actor Neena Gupta. At the Jaipur Literature Festival for

MUMBAI (IANS) - Choreographer Saurabh Prajapati has been gaining attention for his choreography in the recently released music video 'Shonk Se', starring Mohsin Khan and Sonarika Bhadoria. It is sung by Afsana Khan. "When they offered me the song, 'Shonk Se'

From the book we learn that in 1906, Tagore sponsored three young men from Santiniketan to study agriculture and dairy farming at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (IANS photo) By VISHNU MAKHIJHANI NEW DELHI - "I alone cannot take responsibility for the