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Shashi Tharoor releases book on Syrian refugees penned by teenage poet

Former Union Minister and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday released a book penned by a 16-year-old girl, at a function in Thiruvanathapuram.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 11:23 PM

Rajasthani town where Rashtrapati, Pradhan Mantri, Samsungs and Androids live

In Ramnagar village, which is about 10 km from the district headquarters and has a population of a little over 500 people from the Kanjar community, the names are usually after top ranking posts, high...

PTI | Apr 16, 2017 01:44 PM

Jashn-e-Bahaar Mushaira : American, Japanese Urdu poets to amuse national capital

Urdu lovers have a reason to geared up as a bevy of poets from across the globe, including from the US and Japan are coming to national capital for the annual 'Jashn-e-Bahaar Mushaira' this week.

PTI | Apr 09, 2017 11:04 AM

Goa witnesses 19.5 per cent growth in tourism during 2016: Economic Survey report

Goa has witnessed 19.5 per cent growth in the tourism footfalls during last year with 63.31 lakh tourists visiting the coastal state, the Economic Survey report has revealed.

PTI | Mar 23, 2017 09:12 PM

Radhanagar beach features among top 10 in world: TripAdvisor

Radhanagar on the Havelock Island in the Andamans has featured among the top 10 in TripAdvisor’s ‘World’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’.

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 07:42 PM

Czech Republic zoo welcomes Indian baby rhinoceros

A zoo in the Czech Republic has welcomed a new baby rhinoceros.

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 12:56 PM

Urdu has now become a minority language: Sharmila Tagore

The 72-year-old actress, who was speaking at the “Jab Filmein Urdu Bolti Thi” session at the ongoing Jashn-e-Rekhta.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 11:43 AM

Women Writers' Festival to be organised in Delhi on February 24

The issues that working women face and the impact of women at workplaces will be the main topics at the Women Writers' Festival in New Delhi, scheduled to begin on February 24.

PTI | Feb 17, 2017 04:19 PM

Delhi Literature Festival 5th edition to start from February 10

The fifth edition of Delhi Literature Festival is set to kick off from February 10. The speakers include renowned writers like Ashok Vajpeyi, William Dalrymple and Taslima Nasreen among others.

PTI | Feb 04, 2017 04:27 PM

First Bhojpuri film festival to screen National Award winning film 'Kab Hoi Gavana Hamaar'

Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore and Bhojpuri-actor-politician Manoj Tiwari joined celebrities of the vernacular industry at the inauguration at Siri Fort auditorium during which 'Ganga Maiya Tohe...

PTI | Feb 04, 2017 07:35 AM

31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela begins with over 20 countries participating

More than 20 countries from Europe, Africa and South Asia are participating in the fortnight-long mega event fromFebruary 1 to 15. Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Tunisia, Mongolia andSouth Africa will make their...

PTI | Feb 02, 2017 08:43 AM

Post Demonetisation: 31st Surajkund crafts fair to go cashless in Faridabad

Haryana Tourism Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, who reviewed the preparations being made for the mega event on Wednesday, said after demonetisation, it would be the first big international level event to...

PTI | Jan 25, 2017 03:23 PM

Gulzar pens new book Suspected Poems,weaves magic on cultures, political scenario

52 poems in “Suspected Poems” are written by Gulzar in his inimitable style and reflect and comment,through a visual image

PTI | Jan 19, 2017 02:04 PM

Author claims NBT denied reading permission to JNU-set novel at ongoing World Book Fair

AAP leader Ashutosh, my hostel mate then at Periyar, was the fellow discussant. We -- the book and us -- seem to be guilty by suspicion, wrote the author on Facebook.

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 07:46 PM

Karan Johar finally opens up about his sexual orientation, relationship with SRK

In a newly released autobiography, ‘An Unsuitable Boy’ published by Penguin India, Karan Johar talks about a lot of things including his relationship with Shah Rukh Khan.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 09, 2017 09:54 AM