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Sonakshi Sinha trolled for not knowing a Ramayana question, actress hits back

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha came under the scanner on Sunday after she failed to answer a question on Ramayana during a Kaun Banega Crorepati episode.

Sep 21, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

US museum to display paintings inspired by the Ramayana

Created between the 17th and 19th centuries for the Rajput and Pahari courts of north India, a selection of 30 paintings depicting the Ramayana will go on a year-long exhibition at The Met America`s prestigious museum.

Jul 29, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Nitesh Tiwari, Ravi Udyawar to direct 3D 'Ramayana'

To be produced by Madhu Mantena, Allu Aravind and Namit Malhotra, the project has been a work in progress for the past three years. 

Jul 08, 2019, 14:06 PM IST

Fans still want me to play goddess: Debina Bonnerjee

Actress Debina Bonnerjee played Sita in the mythological show "Ramayan" about a decade ago. She says her fans still remember her for that role and want to see her as a goddess on screen again.

May 29, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

Watch: Non stop news, 3rd May, 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

May 03, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Deshhit: Lessons we can learn from 'Ramayana'

Deshhit brings to you important lessons to learn from major Sanskrit epics of ancient India 'Ramayana'. Watch this video to know more.

May 03, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

JD(U) leader likens Misa to 'Shurpanakha', invites brother Tej Pratap's ire

Bharati's brother Tej Pratap Yadav reacted strongly to the analogy drawn by JD(U) MLC and party spokesman Neeraj Kumar and threatened to file a case against him.

Jan 06, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Kauravas were test tube babies, ancient India had guided missiles: Andhra University VC

He claimed the 'Dashavtar', ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, predate the Theory of Evolution given by English naturalist Charles Darwin.

Jan 04, 2019, 22:51 PM IST

Ramayana characters should keep caste documents ready: Shiv Sena

Terming the debate as "unwarranted" and "pointless", the party said attempts were being made in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to write a "new Ramayana" by attaching caste labels to Lord Hanuman, and such a move should be thwarted.

Dec 22, 2018, 17:33 PM IST

J&K government withdraws order for purchasing Ramayana, Bhagwad Gita in schools after Omar raises objections

The circular issued by the J&K Education Department has been withdrawn.

Oct 23, 2018, 12:58 PM IST

J&K schools, colleges to have Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita; Omar says 'other religions being ignored'

Omar Abdullah has accused the J&K government of ignoring other religions.

Oct 23, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Nothing more historic, modern than Ramayana: Kunal Kohli

Kohli announced Ramyug here on Thursday in the presence of writer Kamlesh Pandey, music director duo Sajid-Wajid along with Sachin Jootun, the head of Mauritius Film Development Corporation. 

 

Aug 16, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

Will be cautious while adapting Ramayana for big screen: Kunal Kohli

"I have found my actors. The cast is ready and soon I'll be making that announcement soon. I didn't consider any of the people I worked with. I wanted to make it with fresh faces," he said.

Aug 16, 2018, 16:54 PM IST

Devdutt Pattanaik retells Krishna's tale in his new book

The book is published by Penguin India. 

Jul 03, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

'Hanuman vs Mahiravana' gets new release date

The film's director Ezhil Vendan says Mahiravana is a very interesting villain. 

Jun 07, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Test tube baby concept prevailed during Ramayana era too, says UP Deputy CM; cites Sita as example

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma had on Thursday said that journalism began during the times of Mahabharata.

Jun 01, 2018, 13:22 PM IST

Ram abducted Sita, says Gujarat board Sanskrit school book; text replete with errors

A textbook used by Gujarat board to teach Sanskrit in Class XII has come under fire for stating that it was Lord Ram who abducted Sita and not Ravana.  

Jun 01, 2018, 12:26 PM IST

MoU signed with UP govt on Rs 500-cr Ramayana film: Producers

The MoU was sealed at the UP Investors Summit 2018, today, according to a statement by the producer Madhu Mantena.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:06 PM IST

Renuka Chowdhury files privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju for 'objectionable' social media post

Rijiju had posted a video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving the Ramayana reference while Renuka Chowdhury laughed in Rajya Sabha.

Feb 09, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Ramayana festival begins with an aim to enhance India-Asean ties, PM Modi 'delighted'

Epic Indian saga Ramayana is a popular theme for theatre presentation in Asean countries.

 

Jan 20, 2018, 14:20 PM IST