Chinese woman pays to rescue 100 dogs from meat festival: Report

A Chinese woman has paid over $1,000 to save 100 canines from being eaten during a dog meat festival, media said Sunday, as activists have lashed out at the event labelling it cruel.

Comic-Con to screen 'Scream Queens', 'Minority Report'
Comic-Con to screen 'Scream Queens', 'Minority Report'

The upcoming Comic-Con festival will host the world premiere of "Scream Queens", TV remake of 2002' Tom Cruise-starrer "Minority Report" and "American Horror Story".

Music, performing arts festival near Pune from May 29
Music, performing arts festival near Pune from May 29

A three-day music and performing arts festival will be held at Kolwan near here from May 29 to 31 to mark the birth centenary of spiritual guru Swami Chinmayananda.

Bollywood films enthrall Swedish movie-goers via fest
Bollywood films enthrall Swedish movie-goers via fest

Critically acclaimed Bollywood films "Margarita With a Straw", "Ankhon Dekhi", "Finding Fanny", "Liar's Dice" and "Mary Kom", which give a glimpse of India's changing canvas of cinema, are being screened here as part of a movie festival.

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.

'La Tete haute' to open Cannes film festival

 Emmanuelle Bercot has become the first female director to open the 68th edition of Cannes film festival with her movie 'La Tete haute' on May 13.

President inaugurates northeast festival in Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday inaugurated a festival showcasing the culture of India's northeast region and highlighted the "immense contribution" made by the people of the region in nation building.

Baisakhi fairs attempt to capture harvest festival spirit
Baisakhi fairs attempt to capture harvest festival spirit

Traditional wares from Punjab such as phulkari embroidery work, the Punjabi jutti, nate-parande, bangles, wooden furniture and inlay items are being sold here in various exhibitions held to mark the upcoming harvest festival of Baisakhi.

"Advaita" performs at 'India by the Nile' festival

The Indian eclectic fusion band "Advaita" is participating in the 'India by the Nile' cultural festival here.

'Kaaka Muttai' goes to Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
'Kaaka Muttai' goes to Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

 National Award-winning Tamil children's film "Kaaka Muttai" will have its US premiere at the forthcoming 13th edition of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), which will take place here between April 8 and 12.

76 arrested at electronic music festival in Miami

Miami police arrested 76 people during the Ultra electronic music festival over the weekend, amid tight security after a death at last year`s rave.

All about Rama Navami festival

Rama Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of the god Rama to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya.

Glastonbury festival defends Kanye West's participation
Glastonbury festival defends Kanye West's participation

Music festival Glastonbury has defended its decision to book rapper Kanye West for its upcoming edition following demand from fans to replace him.

Religious fervour marks Maha Shivratri

People thronged Shaivite temples to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri today.

Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsav
Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsav

Undeterred by the swine flue scare, people in Agra are in full celebratory mood ahead of the 10-day annual cultural extravaganza Taj Mahotsav which commences here Wednesday at the Shilpgram complex, barely 500 metres from the Taj Mahal.

Bollywood celebrities wish on Maha Shivratri!
Bollywood celebrities wish on Maha Shivratri!

The auspicious day of Maha Shivratri is celebrated annually in reverence of lord Shiva.

Karachi Literature Festival begins

Pakistani authors Intizar Hussain, Bilal Tanweer, H.M. Naqvi and Indian authors Nayantara Sahgal and Arshia Sattar would be part of the Karachi Literature Festival that begins today (Friday).

B-Town wishes for more wisdom, goodness on Basant Panchami
B-Town wishes for more wisdom, goodness on Basant Panchami

On Basant Panchami, the first day of spring, celebrities from Hindi film industry like melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, actor Anupam Kher and singer Shreya Ghoshal took to Twitter Saturday to wish their family and fans.

Bollywood stars tweet Happy Pongal!
Bollywood stars tweet Happy Pongal!

The festive mood of Pongal has gripped the entire nation, so how can our Bollywood stars miss out on wishing their fans and followers. A bevy of stars took to their Twitter handles, and wished a very 'Happy Pongal' to all. Take a look at who all extended their warm wishes:

India's first science-meets-art festival to be held in Goa
India's first science-meets-art festival to be held in Goa

 Goa will host India's first art-and- science convergence in the form of a festival that will witness a confluence of scientists and artists from around the world on a single platform.