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On a wing and verse: Bengal girl gives poetic meaning to broken life (IANS Special Series)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Eight years back, Sathi Mondal was a normal, jovial teenager, enjoying life and dreaming of making it big in sports. That's till a botched-up medical treatment derailed her life's planned journey. Now

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The year when Indian fiction reflected the burden of society (2017 In Retrospect)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

A novel that takes its readers into the abyss of poverty and patriarchy, thereby narrating the sordid uses of power and the agony it unleashes; a dystopian satire that draws a telling portrait of our

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Month-long fiesta of sales at Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Preparations here are underway to host Dubais annual citywide shopping extravaganza, offering the shopping-lover in all of us a month-long fiesta of sales, exclusive shopping experiences and extraordi

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Bhai Boolchand, the unsung Indian who launched trade with Ghana (Diaspora Feature)

Accra |Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

Not much is known about him, but it has now emerged that trade relations between Ghana and India were started by Bhai Boolchand, the first Indian to arrive in the Gold Coast -- Ghana's colonial name -

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Making a difference: Teenager's passion sets an example in Kashmir (IANS Special Series)

Laharwalpora (Jammu and Kashmir) |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

Bilal Ahmad Dar, 18, is ready to start his daily journey into the Wular Lake, said to be Asia's largest fresh-water lake, early in the morning on a bitterly cold December day.

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Max Hospital didn't follow norms: Initial report

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:07 PM IST

In its preliminary investigation report, north Delhi's Shalimar Bagh-located Max Super Specialty Hospital on Tuesday found the hospital guilty of not following the prescribed medical norms in dealing

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"There was never an iota of communal hatred in Ayodhya' (IANS Special Series)

Ayodhya |Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

This is a town held sacred for its association with Hindu religious lore, which in latter days acquired the unflattering reputation of being a hotbed of Hindu-Muslim antagonism and religio-political c

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Arts Spectrum Awards in December, to be given in five categories

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

The upcoming Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa this December will host the first ever Arts Spectrum Awards in the South Asia region. Being seen as an attempt to recognise, encourage and promote interdi

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Exhibition showcases Indian folk and tribal art forms

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Two leading art galleries, Exhibit320 and Blueprint12, have come together to create a platform for Folk and Tribal Art. The exhibition resulting from this collaboration offers an invitation to the vie

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Online auction traces the development of Indian art through 121 works

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

From mother goddess sculptures created over two thousand years ago to Indian Modernism and todays contemporary art, Saffronarts upcoming online auction traces the development of Indian art through 121

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NCPA to host eighth edition of theatre fest

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

One of the most anticipated events in Mumbais theatre calendar is all set to return to the city for its eighth edition at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) with playwrights and actors fro

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34 artists join hands to capture trends in contemporary Indian art

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

An upcoming group exhibition aims to capture the trends in contemporary Indian art and 34 leading figures from the art world have come together to create exclusive works for the show.

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