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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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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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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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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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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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Hijab is no hurdle: Dream of bakery worker's daughter takes wings (IANS Special Series)

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

"I want to become a pilot." When she instinctively answered a question at an event over a decade ago, the dream of a humble bakery worker's daughter had started growing wings. Hijab-wearing Syeda Salv

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Transwomen turn teachers for Dalit children in Bengal (Social Feature)

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

Motherhood transcends gender. Unconditional love knows no caste barriers.

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'It is not impossible to clean the Ganga, but it's very difficult'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

About five years ago, when Financial Times journalist and author Victor Mallet began living in Delhi, he was shocked to discover that the Yamuna -- "this beautiful river of Indian legend and art" -- w

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