London, April 22: Think of Britain and the English language, and images of William Shakespeare, the Beatles, Isaac Newton’s apple tree, and TV series Downtown Abbey flash across the mind.
New Delhi, April 22: Punjabi pop singer Jasbir Jassi and Pakistani classical singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, among others, will perform here at a Punjabi festival beginning April 25, the organisers said Tuesday.
New Delhi April 21 IANS) Publishing firm Katha has tied up with Encyclopaedia Britannica to present the best of children’s stories from India across the world.
New Delhi, April 21: Rongali Bihu, the most colourful festival of Assam, was celebrated with traditional fervour by the Assam Association Delhi.
New Delhi, April 21: With a growing number of books written by young Indian authors now made into successful movies and the increasing number of publishing houses eager to offer a break to budding writers, young authors in India can now live their dreams, said Nikhil Chandwani, the first Indian to win the UK Writers’ Forum award.
Rome, April 20: The oldest manuscript of Persian epic book in the world “The Shahnameh” (The Book of Kings) has been published digitally in Italy.
New Delhi, April 19: Former Indian prime minister P.V.
Washington, April 18: Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India’s desert state of Rajasthan, the “Barmer Boys” are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour.
Agra, April 18: While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra’s residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city’s rich historical legacy.