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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Films and documentaries portraying the common man's resistance to fascism and the fight against gender violence will be screened at the second edition of Kolkata People's Film Festival (KPFF) that begins here Jan 22.