Handloom linked to culture, needs to be preserved: Designer Ramam

 India's handloom sector is attached to culture, sentiment and emotion, along with the livelihood of thousands of craftsmen, whose work needs to be preserved, says designer Anuradha Ramam.

India, Nepal to work together in arts, culture
India, Nepal to work together in arts, culture

With a view to enhancing the close and friendly relations between India and Nepal, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday between the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the New Delhi-based Lalit Kala Akademi for promotion of and cooperation in the field of art and culture.

International Centre for Arts and Culture in Meghalaya soon

 An International Centre for Performing Arts and Culture is coming up at Mawkasiang, about 11 km from here and its foundation stone would be laid by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on April 23.

India, France enhance cooperation in culture, heritage conservation, tourism

India and France on Friday sought to strengthen cooperation in areas of culture, heritage conservation, tourism as well as people to people contacts.

Assam takes creative, traditional route to celebrate its culture

With caricature booths, handloom exhibitions and cane craft stalls, creative minds from Assam showcased their works to sensitise visitors about their region and raise their voice about their problems. This marked the start of Rongali, a three-day festival, here as singer Papon laid a musical pitch to celebrate the diversity of the state.

Japanese, Indian puppetry on display in Kolkata

Myriad facets of puppetry are being showcased in the city with traditional Japanese and Indian puppets in a unique theatre festival that concludes on Saturday.

Restoring films is preserving culture: Gulzar
Restoring films is preserving culture: Gulzar

Praising Viacom18 and Film Heritage Foundation's initiative to save India's cinematic heritage, veteran writer-lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar says film restoration, which has been neglected for a long time in India, equals preservation of culture.

Indian cinema losing its Indianness: Mahesh Bhatt
Indian cinema losing its Indianness: Mahesh Bhatt

 The roots of Indian cinema lie in regional films, feels producer-director Mahesh Bhatt.

Centre for arts, auto, cinema and culture launched in Mumbai
Centre for arts, auto, cinema and culture launched in Mumbai

 

Mumbai: A pioneering cultural centre focusing on Indian and world cinema besides arts and vintage automobiles was launched here today.

The iconic art-deco Liberty Cinema became the first venue of Osianama, which will also be launched in Delhi soon.

Rajnath Singh objects to 'hi and bye' culture among youths

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday raised objection over "hi and bye" culture saying people should get rid of it.

Odisha to set up cultural complex under Kalmandal project

 Odisha government on Friday said it was in the process of setting up a multi-purpose cultural complex under the Kalamandal project.

BJP MP supports Jallikattu

Supporting the bull taming sport of "Jallikattu", BJP MP Tarun Vijay has said the sport is part of Tamil culture and should not be banned.

Art and culture can revolutionise men's thinking: Eve Ensler
Art and culture can revolutionise men's thinking: Eve Ensler

Noted activist and Tony Award Winning Playwright Eve Ensler today said art and culture can transform human conscious specially of men to stop crime against women.

Mario Balotelli draws another blank for Liverpool in Hull stalemate
Mario Balotelli draws another blank for Liverpool in Hull stalemate

Mario Balotelli`s struggles in front of goal continued as Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by Hull City in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday.

How chimpanzees develop 'culture' in wild like humans revealed
How chimpanzees develop 'culture' in wild like humans revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the chimpanzees share skills and develop "culture" in the wild like humans.

2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister
2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister

Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said that one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.

2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister

 Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.

Reconnecting maritime cultural landscapes across Indian Ocean

The culture ministry has launched a project that aims to re-establish communication between countries across the Indian Ocean, an official statement said Saturday.

World Cup party begins with charming opening ceremony

The greatest show on the earth, the FIFA World Cup carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of Brazil, hosting the big football party first time since 1950.

Festival to mark India-South Africa friendship

The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.