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Chair to be set up at BHU honouring Tamil poet Subramaniam Bharti: PM

Gandhinagar:Paying tributes to Tamil poet Subramaniam Bharti on his 100 birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that there will be a special chair set up at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to…

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Jamia pays tribute to Mujib Rizvi

New Delhi:In a rare gesture, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has paid tribute to the founder of its Hindi department and Hindi Urdu scholar Mujeeb Rizvi by bringing out a magazine named “Mujib” on the occasion…

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‘Koyi aata nahin phir mar ke’: The couple who gave us timeless melodies

‘Dekh lo aaj humko jee bhar ke, koyi aata nahin phir mar ke’ – this poignant and heart-rending song of Hindi classic movie ‘Bazaar’ (1982), which beautifully portrays the pangs of separation suffered by lovers,…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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