New Delhi , June 18 To create awareness about drug abuse and raise funds for addicts, seven bands from the northeast have come together to raise their voice through songs to bring about change. The bands will tour Delhi too.
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Madrid , June 18 The Goya drawing "Si yerras los tiras!" (If you miss the mark!), a political allegory in which the figure may be King Ferdinand VII, will be sold at auction July 2 in London, Christie's said.
Rome , June 14 Indian author Gurcharan Das will lead a debate in Rome next month on his country and its relations with Italy, inspired by his recent book "India Grows at Night".
New Delhi , June 13 Influence of English has sabotaged Hindi so much that the language is in extreme danger, says writer-poet Ashok Vajpeyi but he believes literature is the key to keep it alive.
Panaji , June 13 Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has invoked former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's fondness for the state to convince Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that his state should be accorded special status.
Beijing , June 18 The Shaolin Temple, known as the cradle of Chinese kung fu, is preparing to stage its first cultural festival in the US as part of efforts to expand its global clout.
Kolkata , June 17 England's past would enchant you with paintings of its historic monuments, courtesy a month-long exhibition by an Indian artist that began at the iconic British-era Victoria Memorial here Monday.
H0yderabad , June 13 Popular Telugu actors such as Jhansi, Rallapali, Subbaraya Sharma, Uttej and many more have united to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of renowned Telugu playwright Gurazada Apparao June 16. "Kanyasulkam", a 120-year old play, will be performed as a tribute.
New Delhi , June 13 President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday inaugurated a new audio-visual section in the Rashtrapati Bhavan library which will house historical speeches, films and footage.
London , June 12 A newly discovered art piece - “Painting No. 1” of 1962 - by Indian artist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde has been sold for 698,500 pounds (about $1,093,000) at the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale here.