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Arts & Literature

Remembering Vajpayee through his poems

Chandigarh:I had my first encounter with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at an inter-college declamation contest at Dhuri, a small town in Sangrur district of Punjab in the 80s. He was then a leader…

No two Ramayanas entirely similar: Author Anand Neelakantan

By Siddhi Jain New Delhi: The rich heritage of mythological epics in India has begun to reflect in the popular audiobook production and listenership. The latest in this direction is ‘Many Ramayanas & Many Lessons…

Arts & Literature

Remembering Alkazi who taught acting to Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri

Chandigarh: In the 1920s, an Arab trader came to India and got settled in Bombay, now known as Mumbai. He was from Saudi Arabia and his wife from Kuwait. They gave birth to nine children.…

Art & Literature

Film festival to showcase pre-independence Indian scientific community

New Delhi: ‘Swatantrata Ka Amrit Mahotsav Ka Vigyaan Filmostav’, a science film festival to highlight the role of Indian scientists, science communicators and teachers in the Indian Independence movement will be held between August 13 and…

Art & Literature

A photo-exhibition capturing ‘fleeting footprints of light’

New Delhi, July 29 (IANSlife) ‘Fleeting Footprints of Light’, an exhibition of photographs by Kolkata-based artist and photographer Mala Mukerjee presents a mix of colour and abstract compositions – a play with light, exploring the…

Arts & Litterature

Journalists document Covid time media bloodbath in award-winning short film ‘The List’

New Delhi: Hundreds of mediapersons have succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 virus in the line of duty, but it’s an irony that these people, who worked day and night to bring to the world the…

Art & Literature

Signs of the times

New Delhi: Come August and its Gulzar saab’s birthday.  Born on 18 August 1934 in the Undivided Punjab, he’s going strong. That grace, that attractive-poetic-romantic look to him hasn’t ebbed. He looks a shayar and…

Dehradun’s Booknerds revolutionizing way readers & authors connect

New Delhi: Booknerds, a Dehradun-based initiative, is revolutionizing the way books and authors connect. The Beginning Booknerds is a literary startup based out of Dehradun, India founded by husband-wife bibliophile duo Rohan and Neha Raj…

Arts

Dilip Kumar: Thespian of many parts

Ila Sankrityayan New Delhi: What make Dilip Kumar stand apart from other actors of his era are the different dimensions of his acting. The same Dilip Kumar, whose tribulations in “Devdas” or “Deedar” as the…

Education

Tagore, Radhakrishnan out of UP school books

Lucknow: Students in class 10 and class 12 of the UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), popularly known as UP Board, will no longer study the works of Rabindranath Tagore and former President S. Radhakrishnan, from the…

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