Imbibe ideals of Tagore that rejected no race, culture: President

Imbibe ideals of Tagore that rejected no race, culture: President

Tagore's life and work continue to be a source of immense inspiration to the people of our nation and the world, President Pranab Mukherjee said.

Smriti Irani announces varsity department to study culture of northeast tribes

Smriti Irani announces varsity department to study culture of northeast tribes

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday announced the setting up of a separate department in the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) here to study the history, culture and philosophy of tribes of the northeastern states.

Culture, technology-sharing helped us evolve

Contact between cultures has been vital to the survival and development of our common ancestors Homo sapiens.  

Chinese VP meets PM Modi; India, China ink two MoUs

The prime minister said that there was tremendous potential for India and China to grow their economic and developmental partnership.

India, Indonesia sign two MoUs, to expand defence cooperation

Vice President Hamid Ansari said that ways to increase bilateral trade as well to encourage investments in each other's country were also discussed.

JNU council rejects proposal on courses in Yoga and Culture

Jawaharlal Nehru University's Academic Council has rejected a proposal for introduction of short-term courses in 'Indian Culture' and 'Yoga'.

AR Rahman named Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles

AR Rahman named Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles

 Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has been named the Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles. The music maestro has sent out his love and regard to the people and government of the foreign nation.

DNA: India and Germany sign 18 MoUs for cooperation

India and Germany on 5 October 2015 signed 18 MoUs in various sector including renewable energy, skill development and culture. The MoUs were signed at the end of third Indo-German Inter-governmental Consultations in New Delhi.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Role of skills, knowledge and attitude in Hospitality industry

This week Dr Subhash Chandra Show reaches the land of Pataliputra, Patna. Dr Chandra spoke about the role of skills, knowledge and attitude in  hospitality industry at the Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur.

Hindu religion or culture was never under attack during Muslim rule in India

Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) At a time when religious discourse is coming under friction, a new book by a Stanford University historian has revealed a cultural alliance between Muslims and Hindus in early Sanskrit texts, a finding that may help ease relationships between the two religion's followers

Secrets of Humayun's tomb revealed

 Mughal dynasty architectural masterpiece Humayun's Tomb, which served as a template for the Taj Mahal holds many concealed secrets, reveals a new TV show.

Solar power plant turned into catwalk

Solar power plant turned into catwalk

 To revolutionise modern fashion presentation, model-entrepreneur Jessica Minh Anh transformed the award-winning solar power plant, Gemasolar, into the world’s newest catwalk for her J Summer Fashion Show 2015 in Seville.

In Sarajevo, Pope says world haunted by atmosphere of war

Pope Francis on Saturday bemoaned the "atmosphere of war" haunting the world as he urged the people of war-scarred Sarajevo to provide an example of how different cultures and religions can co-exist peacefully.

Philippines` famed rice terraces face modern threats

It is fiesta time in the famed rice terraces of the northern Philippines, and young men in colourful tribal clothing pound ancient rhythms on brass gongs as wild boars squeal ahead of slaughter.

Bawl of a time: Tearful toddlers battle in `crying sumo`

More than 100 babies faced off in the sumo ring on Saturday in an annual contest pitting crying toddlers against each other in a Japanese tradition believed to bring infants good health.

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.