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...

Author of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” Jeff Kinney to visit...

Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, will visit India in December and is thrilled about his trip during...

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2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

N Korea preparing inter-continental ballistic missiles: Kim Jong-Un

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final...

Obama calls PM Modi, thanks him for strengthening Indo-US ties

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America,...

Rebel rocket strike kills 6 civilians in Yemen’s Taiz

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say yesterday's strike hit...

Obama in final news conference: At my core I think we’re going to be...

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today offered a parting message of hope for a country governed by Donald Trump, assuring Americans that "we're going...