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Gangtok, May 24 (ANI): Bamboo handicrafts are not just an integral part of Sikkim's cultural matrix, but also contribute significantly to the state's economy.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers,
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hollywood star Steven Seagal spent some time with Ramzan Kadyrov, the former militant fighter who now heads Chechnya, in the latest in a series of visits by Western celebrities to the volatile Russian republic.
Washington, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An FBI agent shot and killed a 27-year-old alleged friend of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Florida, a day after questioning him as part of the investigation into the April 15 attack, media reports said.
Kochi May 22 (IANS) Applications have been invited for the INK Fellows Programme 2013 for using the physical and digital platform for sharing innovative ideas, an organiser said Wednesday. The programme will be hosted in Kochi.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Design and fine arts students from Spain's Universidad Francisco opened a show Tuesday at Madrid's Museo del Traje that showcases their talents.
London, May 20 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi has revealed that it was the worst moment in his life as a father, when his teenage daughter Stephanie called him from the hospital after a drug overdose.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Southern actress Kavita Srinivasan, who is making her Telugu debut with a negative role in revenge-drama "Kalicharan", feels there is no foolproof plan to be successful in showbiz.
London, May 12 (ANI): The US army is testing a bullet-proof jockstrap, created to protect their private parts.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Florida Atlantic University researcher has published a review for clinicians on the optimal utilization of aspirin to treat and prevent heart attacks as well as commentary on the cholesterol lowering drugs to prevent colorectal and other cancers.
Lagos, May 10 (IANS) Former Nigeria national football coach Joseph Ladipo passed away in the southwest city of Ibadan. He was 72.
Declaration of results of class 12th board has begun and students passing 12th examination usually face a state of confusion on deciding about their future education and leaves with a question: What after class 12th? Presently, wide range of undergraduate courses after 12th are available in different streams but it is advisable for the candidates to choose the best suited course for them so as to deliver the best in that field in future.
Oviedo (Spain), May 10 (IANS/EFE) Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke was announced here Thursday as the recipient of the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts.
If you have just passed or about to pass your 12th board examination and getting confused of choosing right career options after 12th, its obvious so doesn't need to worry. At present, there are a large number of undergraduate courses after 12th offered by various public and private institutions in India for various streams to meet your needs. So, if you are thinking of further education in degree courses to build your career in the scholastic discipline, you have a number of options.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India attaches the highest importance to its relationship with Bangladesh due to their shared history, common heritage, linguistic and cultural ties, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Friday.
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 3 (ANI): The Organization of Musicians and Artists of Sikkim (OMAS) have recently organized a rally in Gangtok to serve as a bridge between the state government and Sikkimese talents in music, performing arts and associated creative activities.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Action hero Vidyut Jammwal, who is currently shooting in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, for Tigmanshu Dhulia's action movie "Bullett Raja", saved the life of a stuntman while doing an action sequence.
London, April.28 (ANI): Former martial arts instructor Everett Dutschke has been arrested in Mississippi under accusations that he had been sending letters to U.S. President Barack Obama, a senator and a judge containing ricin, a toxic element from a castor oil plant.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Not many know that Bollywood actor Vidyut Jammwal started learning an Indian martial art form, Kalaripayattu, when he was just three years old. Now, the 34-year-old actor is planning to open a university in Kerala where martial arts aspirants can seek expert training.
Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo may miss Saturday's derby as Real Madrid travel across town to play Atletico and could also be a doubtful starter for his side's Champions League semi-final return leg Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) The principal of a private residential English-medium school in Odisha was arrested for making lewd gestures and molesting at least four of the 11 girl students who lived in the hostel, police said Friday.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Ben Affleck is set to be awarded an honorary doctorate from one of America's most prestigious universities.
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Brown University will award Hollywood star Ben Affleck an honorary doctorate May 26.
Cambridge (Massachusetts), April 24 (IANS) A Harvard study of the Kumbh Mela pilgrimage in India will be presented at an annual symposium on South Asia hosted by the university's South Asia Institute (SAI) here April 25-26.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): A video installation of speeches by Nelson Mandela's, the former South African leader, is taking over many electronic billboards in New York's Times Square.
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held discussions over cultural relations and explored ways to strengthen them, particularly in arts and literature.
London, April 19 (ANI): Prince Harry is reportedly giving karate lessons to his new lady love, Cressida Bonas.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) After proving his dancing skills on the small screen, TV actor-dancer Kunwar Amarjeet Singh, currently seen in Star Plus' dance reality show "Sriman v/s Srimati", says next on his wish list is a dance-based movie.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Brazil's mixed martial arts middleweight champion Anderson Silva said he was against the use of hormone replacement therapy in the sport.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg has been named as the one of the most influential person in the world in Time Magazine's list.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): Singer Christina Aguilera has made it to the list of 100 Most Influential People list by Time Magazine this year.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has made it to Time Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.
Cairo, April 18 (IANS) A unique exhibition of visual arts showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Indian scripts has been unspooled at the Hanager Arts Centre in this Egyptian capital.
Cairo, April 18 (IANS) Indian handicraft and calligraphy are being showcased in the Egyptian capital through a week-long exhibition, aimed at highlighting India's great written heritage.
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): Michael Jackson's daughter Paris has reportedly vowed to "karate chop" Dr Conrad Murray to make him appear at the family's trial.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Education is the key to conserving a country's cultural heritage and it is manifest nowhere as in India, which has been playing with non-formal education models since early historical ages and is now touching modern schools with their regimented eduction systems.
New York, April 17 (IANS) Grammy-nominated world musician Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon has released her third album, 'Soul March', inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's Salt March of 1930.
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) After two back-to-back hits, it seems Vidyut Jamwal has been accepted as the new action hero in Bollywood. He says any genre with a scope for action would interest him.
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Watching romantic comedy films does not lead young adults to develop unrealistic expectations about relationships, according to a new study.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who has been seen flaunting his well-sculpted body on the big screen, turned vegetarian more than a decade ago and enjoys the perks of healthy eating habits. He says he is "more agile and faster".
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Art in India has been an effective tool of social change for the last two decades engaging with issues, problems and politics in the society.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Israel and India are creating new cultural synergy with exchanges in theatre and the arts. After the critically-acclaimed performance of "Stampenyu" - a play by celebrated Yiddish writer Shalom Aleichem in the national capital - the Jerusalem Train Theatre has brought "The Cube Circus", a contemporary experimental theatre to India.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered that a genetically engineered Newcastle disease virus, which harms chickens but not humans, kills prostate cancer cells of all kinds, including hormone-resistant cancer cells.
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Drugs made from magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression, a new study suggests.
St. Petersburg, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reminding of a less-known side to the struggle for fine arts, Russia's most visited art museum has honoured its staff felines. The Hermitage Museum employs some 60 cats that guard its three million artworks from rats and mice.
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Literature, sports, jurisprudence and public projects will top the list of Vladimir Putin's interests when he decides to quit politics, the Russian president said.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Puppet theatre as creative entertainment has become integral to contemporary performances in the last few years drawing new legions of viewers to its fold in redefining an ancient art form - believed to have originated in India - to address new cultural needs.
Kochi, April 2 (ANI): Vice Admiral Scott H Swift, Commander of the Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy, arrived here today on a two day visit.
Vancouver, March 29 (IANS) Canada's real gross domestic product rose 0.2 percent in January after a 0.2-percent decrease in December, Statistics Canada said.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The upper chamber of the Russian parliament has ratified an inter-governmental agreement with Austria to return a collection of rare books that was brought to the Soviet Union by the Red Army in 1945.
Abu Dhabi, March 25 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah in the UAE and South Korea's Tongyeong city have signed an agreement to become twin cities.
New York, Mar. 24 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi termed the call that informed him about his daughter Stephanie Bongiovi's heroin overdose the "worst phone call ever."
Canberra, March 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard retained the leadership of the Labor party Thursday after former prime minister Kevin Rudd declared he won't stand in the Labor leadership ballot in the Australian Labor Party (ALP) caucus.
Canberra, March 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has retained the leadership of the Labor party on Thursday after former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has declared he won't stand in the Labor leadership ballot in the Australian Labor Party (ALP) caucus.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Adding creative arts in different aspects of education and routine curriculum would help students grasp their lessons better, experts said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a three-day international conference on "The Future of Universities in India: Comparative Perspectives on Higher Education Reforms for a Knowledge Society", at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat on Thursday.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Although forthcoming film "Commando" is a high voltage action drama, its lead actor Vidyut Jamwal says no one was injured while shooting the actioner.
Patna, March 15 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to train one million schoolgirls in karate so that they can use the martial art to protect themselves from sexual harassment, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) ESPN STAR Sports Thursday announced a five year broadcast deal with Super Fight League (SFL), a mixed martial arts (MMA) show.
London, Mar. 14 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for nationwide Stalin-era physical fitness classes at an event aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle among young people with Hollywood star Steven Seagal in Moscow.
New Delhi, March 13 (ANI): Steven Spielberg was seen striking up a conversation with Amitabh Bachchan at a recent event held in Mumbai, and answered questions regarding his early life and film career.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Singer-composer Adnan Sami will be honoured with an Award of Recognition in Canada for his contribution in the field of arts, culture and music. He feels "blessed".
Vatican City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Cardinals met Monday for the last time to prepare the conclave at which they will elect the successor of Pope Benedict XVI.
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Developing Google Glass was not enough for the Internet firm, the tech giant has now unveiled a pair of talking shoes.
London, March 10 (IANS) British archaeological landmark Stonehenge started its life as a fancy cemetery for a community, according to a new explanation by archaeologists.
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new theory proposed by British researchers suggests Stonehenge may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A recent photo-shoot with Kriti Sanon saw Jackie and Ayesha Shroff's son Tiger take to the camera like a fish to water. But unlike his father, he was quite reserved shooting with girls.
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday gave the Avvaiyar award for 2013 to V. Shanta, chairperson of the Cancer Institute (WIA-Women's Indian Association) here for her services to the welfare of cancer patients.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The rules are changing for women when it comes to the complexities, profundities and experimentation with life and art.
Kingston (Jamaica), March 5 (IANS/CMC) Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the Jamaican government is backing a marriage between sports and the creative and cultural industries as a major driving force for the country's economic development.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The museum of the future is one of connections.
London, March 03 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's son Kai Rooney was spotted showing off his martial arts skills while dressed in Toy Story's character, Woody.
Beijing, Mar 2 (IANS/EFE) Photographs showing actor Jackie Chan using a car with military plates - which carry exemptions from tolls and other fees - have spurred controversy in China, the South China Morning Post said Friday.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) Reality TV shows are here to stay as are the many dance and music schools mushrooming across towns and cities, but online could be the next growth area. Ask choreographer Ashley Lobo, who believes the online medium is a cheap and effective way to reach talent in a country as vast and varied as India.
New Delhi, March 01 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Abhishek Bachchan inaugurated the Wassup Andheri Festival in Mumbai recently.
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Australian model Miranda Kerr, who has a two-year-old son with husband Orlando Bloom, isn't ready for more children.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Choreographer Ashley Lobo is set to make his small screen debut as the judge of a new dance reality show "India's Dance Superstar".
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger has been honoured with artist of the year prize by Harvard University.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) "Sir, some men are following me", "My husband thrashed me again, please save me" - these are some of the 2,000 calls that Delhi Police Special Commissioner Sudhir Yadav has dealt with since a special helpline was activated in the wake of the Dec 16, 2012, gangrape of a 23-yar-old physiotherapist.
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Physically and mentally challenged people are more prone to being victims of violence, says a British study.
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who dons the garb of a cop in "Joe B Carvalho", is excited about the new film as it gave her a chance to explore different aspects of her personality.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Collectors from all over the world, including India, can bid online for 125 paintings by American pop art icon Andy Warhol in the first online sale by auction house Christie's, it said in a statement.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The colours of Myanmar are vivid, realistic and a little abstract on its contemporary canvas and, for the first time, collectively on display in India.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Akshay Kumar has urged people in the corporate world to support poor families having children with special talent in a sport and to those who want to nurture it.
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): Former West Indies skipper Carl Hooper has said that if fallen comrade Hansie Cronje's match-fixing demise proves then anyone can succumb to the temptation.
The people in different parts of India are celebrating the festival of Vasant Panchami today. The beautiful season of spring has already begun and nature is at its elegant best and it is time to worship Goddess Saraswati with traditional fervor.
Washington, February 14 (ANI): The structure of a man's face may indicate his tendency to express racially prejudiced beliefs, according to a new research.
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Meghalaya in its manifesto released ahead of the Feb 23 assembly polls has promised that it would create one lakh new job opportunities in the non-government sector.
New York, Feb 9 (ANI): George W. Bush's self-portraits published by The Smoking Gun on Thursday night were met with confusion rather than cheers.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) When voices against freedom of expression in arts are getting shriller, "The Sahmat Collection: Art and Activism in India since 1989" will explore the connection between Indian art and politics, in Chicago.
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up, according to a study.
Berlin, Feb 7 (IANS/DAPD) The Berlin international film festival, commonly known as "Berlinale", is rolling out its red carpet for the 63rd time.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will Saturday give away the prestigious Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar and Kalakiran Puraskars 2012 for excellence in theatre and performing arts, an official statement said.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has started shooting for his segment in "Bombay Talkies", a bouquet of four stories directed by four different directors.
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee who officially inaugurated the 27th Surajkund International craft fair at Surajkund, Faridabad, Saturday said that International cultural fairs like Surajkund is the platform to show India's treasured diversity..........................
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, inaugurating the annual Surajkund Crafts Mela Saturday, hoped the success of the fair would spur other states to organise similar ones.
Surajkund, Feb 2 (ANI): The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 27th Surajkund International Crafts Mela at Surajkund today.
Agra, Feb 2 (IANS) As the three-day literary festival began in the city of the Taj for the first time, writers, filmmakers, poets and critics were surprised that the event opened with a lecture in Sanskrit, instead of English, as anticipated.
Gurgaon, Jan 30 (IANS) A third-year undergraduate student was arrested here Wednesday for killing a teenaged boy after a brawl during a cricket match the day before, police said. Another accused was sent to two days' police custody by a court.