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New evidence suggests mummification in Egypt started 1.5K years earlier than thought

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:55

A new study has revealed that newly discovered evidence suggests that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

Why all inhabitants of Hindustan are not known as Hindus? RSS

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 23:43

If inhabitants of England are English, Germany are Germans and USA are Americans then why all inhabitants of Hindustan are not known as Hindus, came a poser from RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday.

China to establish its own Christian theology?

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 00:23

China plans to establish its own Christian theology compatible with Chinese culture and socialist principles of the nation.

Shun Western culture, reiterates Goa minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:01

Goa`s PWD minister, who recently demanded a ban on mini-skirts and bikinis, now says his "thoughts and sanskars" will take both Goa and India to glory.

3,860 monuments of national importance in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 08:17

There are 3,680 monuments of national importance in India, of which over 950 sites are identified as places of worship, parliament was told Tuesday.

First stop casinos if against pub culture: Congress to BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 01:57

If pub culture was destroying Goa, then why doesn`t the BJP government in the state act against casinos too, the Congress asked Monday.

Congress slams Union Minister Shripad Naik`s `pub culture` comment

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 22:22

Countering Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shripad Naik`s views on `pub culture`, the Congress said on Sunday that the tourism sector will not improve with such steps.

Goa tourism minister wants to control pub culture

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 18:56

Pub culture will not be promoted and must be controlled because it often leads to "unwanted things", Union Minister of State for Tourism (independent charge) Shripad Naik said Saturday.

Tourism minister wants to control pub culture

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 17:38

Pub culture will not be promoted and must be controlled because it often leads to "unwanted things", Union Minister of State for Tourism (independent charge) Shripad Naik said Saturday.

Rahman`s sister to compose track on Chennai culture

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:58

Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman`s sister A R Raihanah, also a music director, will be composing a music track on Chennai`s culture and it will be screened during the Madras Week celebrations next month.

Bihar plans to set up two film cities: Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:04

Bihar plans to set up two film cities to give a fillip to the film industry in the state, Art and Culture Minister Vinay Bihari Thursday said.

Pubs, liquor very much part of Indian culture: BJP MLA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 11:23

Days after a minister in Manohar Parrikar-led government set off a controversy by denouncing "pub culture", a BJP MLA has invoked mythology saying "pub and liquor are very much part of Indian culture".