Culture

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Born in Taktser hamlet in north-eastern Tibet, the Dalai Lama was recognised at the age of two as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. He fled to India from Tibet after a failed uprising against the Chinese in 1959.

Dec 25, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Younger generation forgetting Indian tradition, culture: Rajinikanth

Younger generation forgetting Indian tradition, culture: Rajinikanth

Megastar Rajinikanth, who attended the grand audio launch of his upcoming 3D sci-fi entertainer "2.0" with the cast and crew here, said he feels sad that the younger generation of India is forgetting our culture and tradition.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Culture minister visits Delhi Book Fair, launches book

Culture minister visits Delhi Book Fair, launches book

On the 7th day, the fair also saw the bibliophiles of the national capital turning up for the event despite sudden showers. Sanjeev Sharma, a Hindi professor from Rohini, said that rain cannot diminish his love for books and hence he came over to the book fair. 

Sep 01, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

If dance is about inspiration, then for renowned Kathak dancer Uma Sharma it has always been Lord Krishna who continues to motivate her. For the past 30 years, Sharma has been presenting the "raas leela" of Vrindavan through dance.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee calls for unity of culture on Holi

Pranab Mukherjee calls for unity of culture on Holi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the nation on the festival of Holi and wished for a "rainbow of unity" among the diverse cultures of the country.

Mar 12, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address three-day National Conference in Kutch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver an inaugural address on a three-day National Conference of Central and state ministers and secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports in Kutch on Friday.

Jan 20, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

DNA: Analysis of Pakistan's resentment against Indian culture and beliefs

Analysing the Pakistan's resentment against Indian culture and beliefs. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 05, 2016, 00:32 AM IST
Any exception in granting membership to NSG will disturb regional stability: Pakistan

Any exception in granting membership to NSG will disturb regional stability: Pakistan

Any "exception" in granting membership to the NSG will "disturb" strategic stability in South Asia, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Jun 23, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
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.

May 08, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
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.

Mar 30, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

Culture, technology-sharing helped us evolve

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

Feb 03, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

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.

Nov 02, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

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'.

Nov 01, 2015, 16:07 PM IST
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.

Oct 07, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2015, 09:04 AM IST

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.

Sep 12, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

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 e

Sep 11, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Jul 26, 2015, 17:50 PM IST