Jatin Das to exhibit 500 portraits at Lalit Kala Akademi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST

Eminent artist Jatin Das is all set to exhibit a staggering 500 portraits -- many of which have never been on display before -- at Lalit Kala Akademi here.

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India's first children's literature festival turns 10, host of activities on offer

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST

The literary scene was quite different when Bookaroo -- Indias first childrens literature festival -- began its humble journey. This year, it turns 10 and over 60 award-winning writers, illustrators,

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Photo exhibition to mark Indira Gandhi's centenary year

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST

An exclusive photo exhibition is being organised by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust to commemorate the centenary of the former Prime Ministers birth.

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Mumbai's clock towers: Witnesses to history (Lead, correcting para 4) (Feature)

Mumbai |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

They are not-so-mute witnesses to history, clanging away at intervals of 15 minutes, as if asking us all to grab the moment because time was slipping by.

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Google Arts and Culture unveils its first lab experiment in India

Mumbai |Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST

Announcing the launch of Future Relics, an interactive installation that takes participants on a shared journey, connecting the past with the present whilst looking to the future, Google Arts and Cult

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Preserving local culture through a unique museum

Nainital (Uttarakhand) |Friday, 2017 12:15:06 PM IST

One of the most sought-after destinations for tourists visiting Uttarakhand, Nainital has remained an abode of eternal charm, but very few are aware of the Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya, a private museum

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India holds its top spot for tourism in Dubai

Dubai |Thursday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

According to the latest data released by Dubais Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), India has retained top spot on Dubais list of source markets for inbound tourism, with 1,4

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Indradhanush Dilli returns to Delhi for 10th edition, to host numerous events for kids (With Images)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST

One of the most anticipated festival of arts for children, "Indradhanush Dilli" is all set to return to the Capital for its tenth edition. Organised by Society for the Upliftment of National Arts of I

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'I show the small joys that we all have in everyday's life'

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST

Living up to the artistic legacy of illustrious parents may be a daunting task but Paris-based Maya Burman -- daughter of prominent artists Sakti Burman and Maite Delteil -- seems to have created a su

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Women power: How a forest was saved from timber mafia (IANS Special Series)

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) |Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Armed with just water bottles and sticks, a group of poor tribal women in Muturkham village of Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand trekked miles to the sal forest that surrounded their habitat. Thei

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Bounty in the pits: Water conservation trenches change face of Rajasthan villages

Udaipur (Rajasthan) |Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Kishan Lal Ahir, a farmer in Ummedpura village of this district in southern Rajasthan, is a happy man today as he can sow two crops a year instead of the one he used to due to water scarcity.

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Love for calligraphy draws Japanese girl to India

Hyderabad |Monday, 2017 3:45:14 PM IST

Calligraphy may be dying in an increasingly digitalised world, but the sheer love of the art has attracted a Japanese girl to India.

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