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Organised by the Ministry of Tourism, the Bharat Parv celebration at the Red Fort has reached its third day. A part of the Republic Day 2019 celebration, Bharat Parv is in its fourth edition this year, and a series of cultural events are being organised to entertain guests. The...
Fascinating work by 40 eminent artists from 13 countries, including India, exploring contemporary art and nature are on display at an exhibition here. The exhibition titled "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam"(the world is one family) in currently on display at the Emami Art gallery till March 24. Among the key artists who have sent...
The Jaipur Literature Festival entered its 12th edition with its characteristic fervour, with the loud beating of drums and rhythms of traditional Rajasthani musical instruments reverberating in the premises of Diggi Palace here on Thursday while the Rajasthan Police beefed up security to avoid any untoward incident. Personnel have been...
Following a raid by a group of tribesmen from Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, the Maharaja of the Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir acceded to the Union of India on October 26, 1947. Pakistan objected to this decision. This led to first India-Pakistan war on Kashmir and the...
From world famous wood carving to traditional methods for laying warps for clothes, these five pictures take you back in history -the Kashmir of 1890s. Scroll across 
Over 65 writers, including three established Dalit writers, will enrich the audience at the sixth Kolkata Literature Festival (KLF) which is part of the 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF), organisers said on Monday. "Over 65 writers, both established and new from 9 countries including India, will attend this unique...
In this city of Charminar and Golconda Fort, of pearls and palaces, Salar Jung Museum stands tall as it boasts of the largest one-man collection of antiques and art treasures in the world. Located on the banks of Musi River, Salar Jung Museum welcomes you as you enter the old...
Bangla Qawwali by Murshidabadi Project will be an unique feature at the three day 'Songs On White Sand' (SOWS) festival in Gujarat's famous Rann of Kutch beginning January 25. This will be the first performance of the lesser known form of the traditional Qawwali, outside of West Bengal, when the...
While welcoming the New Year 2019, it is important to recall that 2018 was largely one of those years when India remained relatively more secure from almost every angle. A bean count of a few areas and instances will revive and reinforce memory. Firstly, unlike 2017, there was no Doklam...
Coercive diplomacy’ was a mere fig leaf to cover the strategic fiasco in 2002. Seventeen years ago, in the first week of January, 2002, the Indian armed forces were deployed and ready for war with Pakistan. Frantic last minute preparations were underway. The timing could not have been more opportune. Operation Parakram,...