An 88-year-old woman was conferred a doctorate on Saturday at a university in Kyoto city, making her the oldest person in Japan to get such a degree.
An unauthorized new biography of Prince Charles says his lavish spending reveals a monarch utterly divorced from the life of ordinary people, a media report said on Friday.
Across the globe, there has always been a substantial interest in self-help books. We present four from the genre that have just hit the stands. A book that tells you about the significance of food in our lives; a simple "how to" guide to create a life that you desire; a timely tutorial on nurturing your adolescents in modern times; and, finally, expert opinion on becoming the greatest salesman in the world.
Singer Neha Bhasin says folk music is like an old recipe, and it should be passed on to the future generations.
A treat for lovers of renowned dance form Mohiniyattam awaits the capital for two days beginning on Saturday. It will be presented by gurus of all sampradayas from Kerala as well as regions from outside the state.
In the last three years, 27 antiques have been retrieved from foreign countries out of which 11 belong to Tamil Nadu, Minister of Culture Mahesh Sharma told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Eminent poets representing 24 Inddian languages participated in an All India Poetry Festival was organised by the Sahitya Akademi here to commemorate World Poetry Day.