Pomp, splendour mark a royal wedding at Mysuru

Mysuru (Karnataka) , June 27

Pomp and splendour marked the royal wedding of the Wodeyar dynasty's titular king Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja with Rajasthani princess Trishika Kumari Singh at Amba Vilas Palace here on Monday.

Tales from everywhere - reviving the art of storytelling

New Delhi , June 26

When artists are busy improvising or developing theatre, it is unimaginable to amuse oneself by a recitation of tales on stage. But, a unique event of storytelling in the capital witnessed a bunch of interested and responsive audiences who chuckled at satirical and pun-intended humour.

Rewriting history? Trying to stop a world-changing assassination

New Delhi Two days hence but in 1914 came possibly the most inept assassination in modern history, which may well have remained a farcical incident but for its consequences -- not only a long and ruinous war that engulfed and changed the world, but a further century of violence. Given what is at stake, it is not surprising that there have been many attempts -- in fiction -- to save Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his consort that fateful summer day in Sarajevo.

Ankit Tiwari moves ahead with music

Kolkata , June 25

Overcoming a turbulent phase in life when he was accused of rape, famed Bollywood singer-composer Ankit Tiwari is all geared up with his upcoming projects which includes soon to be released Akshay Kumar starrer "Rustom".

Quiz master Neil O'Brien is dead

Kolkata , June 24

Neil O'Brien, credited with pioneering quizzing in the country, passed away here on Friday, his son and Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien said.