A German musician duo will present timeless compositions of the stalwarts of Western classical music at a fundraiser, part of Calcutta School of Music's (CSM) centenary celebrations here Friday.
Indian history presents one of the richest tapestries that can inspire any writer of fiction. In this "fascinating mosaic", the Mughal period is like an exquisite miniature, says author Aroon Raman, whose second book is a historical fiction set in this period.
An ensemble of talented musicians like ace violinist L. Subramanium, his wife and singer Kavita Krishnamurthy and Suresh Wadkar will pay tribute to martyrs here Thursday.
Chinese archaeologists have discovered a large paleolithic site that dates back 10,000-30,000 years in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua reported Wednesday.
In the wake of attacks on people from the northeast in many cities across India, an organisation under the culture ministry has launched a programme "Discover North East" to create awareness about the region and its people.
A clandestine excavation in a rural town, south of Egypt's capital Cairo, has uncovered artifacts from a Pharaonic temple dating back to more than 3,500 years ago, said Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh al-Damati.
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People who are born in aggressive environments may pass on traits that make it more likely for future generations to react to certain situations in a violent manner, found a research, underscoring how culture could affect biology.
Film personalities like Shyam Benegal, Muzaffar Ali, writer Shobha De and journalist Mrinal Pandey will be part of the Literary Carnival at the Lucknow Mahotsava this year, officials said Wednesday.
The Festival of India in Japan was inaugurated by union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik and Japanese Tourism Minister Akihiro Ohta in Tokyo, an official statement said Tuesday.