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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

New Delhi World book fair gets underway at Pragati Maidan, 800 publishers from over 20 foreign countries will participate

2017 World Book fair will witness the participation of nearly 800 publishers from across the country and abroad. More than 20 countries including China, Egypt, France, Germany, Japan and Iran will...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 07, 2017 11:56 AM

Nasira Sharma, Jerry Pinto and Vannadasan among Sahitya Akademi winners

Eight books of poetry, seven of short stories, five novels, two books of criticism, one book each of essays and play have won the award this year, according to Srinivas Rao, Secretary, Sahitya...

PTI | Dec 22, 2016 08:23 AM

Ramayana's Surpanakha: vamp or victim? questions mythological writer Kavita Kane in her latest fiction

Mythological writer Kavita Kane, in her latest work of fiction titled, "Lanka's Princess", offers a flip-side to Valmiki's dark portrayal of the woman whose nose was cut-off by Rama's brother...

PTI | Dec 18, 2016 04:19 PM

Govinda unveils Big B’s statue at Rajasthan’s first wax museum

Jaipur Wax museum will now be the main tourist attraction among historical monuments in Rajasthan.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 18, 2016 09:40 AM