Friday, February 24, 2017

‘Festival of Arts’ to present cultural diversity as main theme

New Delhi: The 13th edition of IIC Experience 'Festival of Arts' will bring together dance, music, theatre, films, exhibitions and delectable cuisines with a major...

Classical musicians are not entertainers: Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan says classical musicians are not entertainers like Hindi film industry people. "I think Bollywood music is entertainment music. They have...

Jaipur Literature Fest conveners discuss, governments have no role to play...

New Delhi: For the conveners of Jaipur Literature Festival, touted as the world's largest free-literary event, institutions and art do not go hand in hand...

Senior artist Yusuf Arakkal no more

Bengaluru: Renowned figurative artist Yusuf Arakkal, who left a distinct impression of his own with his works, died at his residence here due to illness,...

‘Originality of art must not be lost in experimentation’

While experimenting with different forms of art with changing times is necessary, it is also important to retain the originality, say artists from across...

Music knows no country: Ilaiyaraja

Legendary Tamil songwriter and composer Ilaiyaraja has said music transcends countries and knows no boundaries, in wake of the ongoing row over MNS threat...

Ruskin Bond deals with the supernatural in new book

Ghost stories' fans here's some good news for you: master storyteller Ruskin Bond's latest offering is a collection of supernatural tales. "Whispers in the Dark:...

111 days of Kerala Soorya festival

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 2000 artistes, including eminent singers and dancers from all parts of the country and abroad, will take part in the 40th edition of...

Artist explores embodiments of feminine power in her artworks

New Delhi: Inspired by goddesses, an artist here has explored the various embodiments of feminine energy associated with them in her artworks. Titled 'Devi', the art...

Exploring everyday life via art

New Delhi: City based artist Subrata Mete has captured the despair of mothers who lose their children to violence while his wife Amrita Ghosh has...

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US should stop being manipulated by Pak: ex-Pentagon official

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Indian shot dead in US, shooter yells ‘get out of my country’

An Indian engineer was killed and two others were injured after an American man yelling "get out of my country" opened fire on them...

US should stop being manipulated by Pak: ex-Pentagon official

The US should stop being manipulated by Pakistan and cease all military and financial aid to the country, a former top Pentagon official has...

North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim Jong-Un’s half brother’s assassination

North Korea's state media broke a 10-day silence today on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for...

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