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Classical singer Sushilarani Patel dead (Lead)

Mumbai , July 24 Renowned classical singer Sushilarani Patel died following a heart attack at her home here Thursday afternoon, a close disciple said. She was 96.

Discovering a vibrant India in Pakistan - via a book

New Delhi , July 24 Colourful photographs of people celebrating Holi; women wearing vermillion, saris and bindis as they wait for the moon rise so they can break their Karva Chauth fast; firecrackers creating a kaleidoscopic canvas in the

DC Comics celebrates Batman Day

Madrid , July 23 US publisher DC Comics Wednesday celebrated "Batman Day" with a free special edition, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the dark knight's first appearance.

Modi releases Sardar Patel's biography in Braille

New Delhi , July 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday released a biography of independent India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille, an official statement said.

Thai princess a big fan of Tagore

Kolkata , July 22 Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tuesday went around the Rabindra Bharati University named after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and disclosed she had a childhood wish to study at Santiniketan under his tutelage.

Classical singer Sushilarani Patel dead

Mumbai , July 24 Renowned classical singer Sushilarani Patel died following a heart attack at her home here Thursday afternoon, a close disciple said. She was 96.

British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

London , July 23 A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year.

'Little Big Man' author Thomas Berger dead

New York , July 23 Author Thomas Berger, best known for his book "Little Big Man", is dead. He was 89.

Mahatma's bust unveiled in South Korean city

Seoul , July 23 In yet another sign of the growing people-to-people ties between India and South Korea, a bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the South Korean city of Busan to mark the inauguration of an Indian Cultural Centre.

Rahul Bose, brand ambassador of biggest school contest

Agra , July 22 Actor/activist Rahul Bose has been named the brand ambassador of the world's largest school competition "Design for Change" (DFC), launched by its founder Kiran Bir Sethi six years ago in Ahmedabad.