The Dharahara, a nine-storeyed 19th-century tower, collapsed here after a huge earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation on Saturday, a media report said.
At least 100 members of the Armenian community in Kolkata participated in a special prayer on Friday in observance of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
William Shakespeare is now a New Yorker and more alive than ever -- thanks to The Sonnet Project, a virtual initiative in the form of a mobile application in which actors recite his 154 sonnets in New York City's most emblematic places, offering a contemporary setting of the classic works.
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.
Over 150 tattoo artists from various countries have gathered here for the 5th International Nepal Tattoo Convention, billed as the biggest in South Asia.
A book analyses the drivers of change and the repercussions of present-day gender revolutions, a man in today's Kolkata meets a man who claims to be a werewolf. Some light and some heavy dosage, the IANS bookshelf this weekend has reality meeting fantasy. Take a look.
Renowned astronaut Sunita Williams, who spent a record 195 days in space, has visited the Taj Mahal with her sister.
Reacting to news of a defamation suit filed against him, author Chetan Bhagat says his novel "Half Girlfriend" has nothing to do with the former kingdom of Dumraon in Bihar and that he will try to settle things by explaining the point to the other party.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday posted for August 26 a plea over alleged morphing of a photo of India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and union Minister Najma Heptulla.