India, Poland to deepen cultural collaboration
New Delhi, Feb 19 - India and Poland have agreed to deepen collaboration in the cultural sector, an official said here Wednesday.
'Goa jam session can help resolve India-Russia ties'
Panaji, Feb 18 - A few weeks after a conflict between Russian and Goan officials over a music concert, organisers of a new India-Russia musical i
'Zonal Cultural Centres helping to preserve art forms'
New Delhi, Feb 18 - Seven Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs) have been set up for preservation, promotion and dissemination of traditional folk arts a
Separate copyright office for authors, performers: Raju
New Delhi, Feb 17 - Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju Monday announced the setting up of a copyright office and a permanent co
Maharaja in Denims: Punjab's turbulent history through regression (Book Review)
Title: Maharaja in Denims; Author: Khushwant Singh; Publisher: Amaryllis; Pages: 175; Price: Rs.250
For a state that is almost always intoxica
'Parents' of Nordic crime - Sjowall, Wahloo and the Martin Beck series (Column: Bookends)
Browse through the crime fiction section of any bookshop or online store and, apart from American and British writers, the largest presence will
Book fairs celebrate the argumentative Indian: President
New Delhi, Feb 15 - President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said book fairs remind people that the country's history has always celebrated the "argum
Withdrew Hinduism book on moral grounds: Penguin India
New Delhi, Feb 14 - After remaining silent for two days, Penguin India Friday sought to justify its move to withdraw a book on Hinduism, citing m
Second Patna Literature Festival begins
Patna, Feb 14 - The three-day Patna Literature Festival began here Friday with well-known poets Gulzar and Ashok Vajpayee, fiction writers, filmm
President to inaugurate World Book Fair
New Delhi, Feb 14 - President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the New Delhi World Book Fair Saturday, his office said Friday.
The nine-day ev
One of India's greatest spiritual classics gets a new print (Book Review)
Title: Autobiography of a Yogi; Author: Paramhansa Yogananda; Publisher: Penguin-Ananda; Pages: 511; Prices: Rs.225
This is not a new book. In
Remembering Ghalib's angst through his life, poetry (Comment: Special to IANS)
'Aah ko chaahiye ik umr asar hone tak/
Kaun jeeta hei tirii zulf ke sar honey tak'
(The sighs of love a life-time need, their object to attai
Inspiring journeys, countless stories (IANS Books This Weekend)
Insatiable ambition, indomitable courage, political frankness and an adman's curiosity - the IANS bookshelf this weekend has an envious collectio
Delhi book fair to focus on children's literature
New Delhi, Feb 13 - To promote reading habit among children, the annual New Delhi Book Fair, 2014, is focussing on children's literature, organis
Literati disappointed with Penguin's book withdrawal
New Delhi, Feb 12 - Expressing unhappiness over Penguin India's decision to withdraw US Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindu: An Alternativ
Rare works of Amrita Sher-Gil on display in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 12 - Some rare and unseen paintings of iconic Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil are displayed at the National Gallery of Modern Art (N
Food's the best way to bond: Chef Kunal Kapoor
Gurgaon, Feb 12 - From "chief stirrer" in his father's kitchen to executive sous chef at a leading five-star hotel and hosting reality TV show "M
'Everyday life pictures will help understand northeast better'
New Delhi, Feb 12 - There have always been only exotic pictures of the northeastern states presented, so there is a need to present more mundane
Freedom heroes from the northeast remembered
New Delhi, Feb 12 - Little known heroes from the country's northeast played valiant roles during the freedom struggle, reversing a myth - like ma
Minister agrees to probe into resale of Taj entry tickets
New Delhi, Feb 11 - Union minister for culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch Tuesday agreed to investigate the allegations of resale of entrance ticket
Gujarat probes did fact-fudging, helped shield Modi, says new book
New Delhi, Feb 11 - A judicial commission and a Supreme Court-appointed special investigation that probed the 2002 Gujarat violence glossed over
Jamia proposes museum on northeast
New Delhi, Feb 10 - The Jamia Millia Islamia Monday said it has submitted a proposal to the human resource development ministry to establish a mu
Self publishers find audience at Comic Con India
New Delhi, Feb 10 - Apart from a handful of publishers, comic books in India are majorly self published and their distribution too is extremely r
Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsava
Agra, Feb 10 - After a long and cold winter, the Taj city is gearing up for its 10-day annual extravaganza - Taj Mahotsava - here which begins F
Indian culture is science: Italian expert
Haridwar, Feb 9 - Indian culture is a science, not just rituals, a Vedic expert from Italy has said.
"Indian culture is not only ritual activi
PM releases stamp on Jagjit Singh
New Delhi, Feb 8 - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday released a commemorative stamp in honour of veteran singer Jagjit Singh.
"In the mus
Global goes desi at Comic Con India
New Delhi, Feb 8 - Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Mona Lisa wears a Punjabi salwaar kameez and dashing superhero Wolverine has become
'Lack of motivation biggest drawback of governance'
New Delhi, Feb 8 - The failure to motivate people remains one of the biggest drawbacks of governance today, said T.K.A. Nair, advisor to the prim
Tinkle character titles launched in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 8 - A collection of the best stories of the characters of iconic comic Tinkle were launched at the ongoing Comic Con India here.
Merchandise, gaming section draw crowd at Comic Con
New Delhi, Feb 7 - Quirky and colourful boxers, t-shirts and shorts with various cartoon characters, and a big gaming enclosure with Play Station