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Marathi writer returns awards to protest 'intolerance'

Mumbai: Noted Marathi writer Pradnya Pawar today said she was returning all her literary awards and prize money totaling Rs 1.13 lakh to the state government to protest the "culture of intolerance"

Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest

Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest

Chandigarh/New Delhi: Eminent Punjabi writer and Padma Shri winner Dalip Kaur Tiwana today decided to return her award protesting "recurrent atrocities" on Muslims in the country as another Kannada

Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards

Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards

New Delhi: Six more authors including Kashmiri writer Ghulam Nabi Khayal, Kannada writer-translator Srinath D N and Rajesh Joshi have decided to return their Sahitya Akademi awards under the spiral

Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country

Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country

New Delhi: Presenting a platform for the folk and root musicians of Rajasthan with international music collaborations, Jodhpur RIFF, which will present its ninth edition during October 23-27, has b

Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore

Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore

New Delhi: A rare piece of art, self-portrait by Amrita Sher-Gil has amassed all records and has been sold for $2.92 million in Sotheby’s New York auction, reports suggest.

Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

Washington: Led by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, a group of Indian artists enthralled art lovers with their mesmerising performances at the prestigious Kenned

Academy delays museum opening to spring 2018

Los Angeles: The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is now targeting a spring 2018 opening, a delay of several months due to planning details.

Star Wars ship, Princess Leia's bikini sold at auction

Star Wars ship, Princess Leia's bikini sold at auction

Los Angeles: The gold bikini worn by Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia in "Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi" and the flying ship from the first film "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" was s

North East Festival to begin from October 16

New Delhi: The third edition of North East Festival is all set to kickstart here from October 16 with a focus on promoting and boosting tourism in the region.



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