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Leonardo Da Vinci: New family tree spans 21 generations, 690 years

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The surprising results of a decade-long investigation by Alessandro Vezzosi and Agnese Sabato provide a strong basis for advancing a project researching the DNA of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci. Their…

Arts/Literature: Book Review

New book reveals magic formula to master motivation

Feb 15, 2021 Riyadh: An interesting book profiling the mind, memory and motivation of human beings to create a fulfilling career and active life will shortly hit the bookstands of India and the Gulf countries,…

RBI Guv. Says Petroleum product prices have reached historic highs calls for policy action by Govt

Feb 5, 2021 Mumbai: In a significant admission, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India Shaktikanta Das on Friday said that petroleum product prices have reached historic highs due to the high indirect tax, and…

Arts/Literature

Meghalayan village life, comes alive on Triebor Mawlong’s woodcuts

By Siddhi Jain Jan 13, 2021 New Delhi:  Visualising how the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing affected the social map of Mawbri, a small matriarchal Meghalayan village, an intricate woodcut titled ‘Circles’ presents an intriguing…

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ among 2020’s most borrowed titles

Jan 11, 2021 New Delhi:  ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama and ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens were among the most popular ebooks borrowed from libraries in 2020, recent data shows. Data by OverDrive, the…

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No home yet for Mirza Ghalib in Agra, his birthplace

By Brij Khandelwal Dec 28, 2020 Agra: The Taj city’s poetry lovers and literati on Sunday paid glowing tributes to Mirza Ghalib, the doyen of the Urdu literature, on his birth anniversary, even as big…

Renowned Urdu writer and critic Shamsur Rahman Faruqi no more

Dec 25, 2020 New Delhi: literary giant Shamsur Rahman Faruqi passed away in Allahabad on Friday morning. The writer and theorist had tested positive for Corona-19 in November, though he was discharged from a Delhi…

Noted poet, scholar and film producer Mahmood Jamal passes away in London

Dec 24, 2020 London: Noted poet, scholar and film producer Mahmood Jamal passed away in London last night following Covid complications. He had been hospitalised a few days back and was admitted in the ICU…

Arts/Literature

Devika Rani was an enigma to most – but not anymore

By Vishnu Makhijani Dec 23, 2020 New Delhi: “I hope that I have managed to establish who Devika Rani really was. A rebellious and unusually talented and beautiful woman, a great actress and studio head…

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‘Guru Dutt: An Unfinished Story’ a richly layered account of a troubled genius

Dec 19, 2020 New Delhi: Guru Dutt’s filmography has some names which have long been considered as some of the best films to have ever been made in India. His masterpiece “Pyaasa” (1957) was featured…

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