Automobile beauties grace Delhi roads at vintage car rally

New Delhi , Feb 17

From a 1903 Humberette owned by Abbas Jasdanwalla from Mumbai to an array of Rolls Royce's, including the 1908 Silver Ghost, the 1930 Phantom II, the 1938 Phantom III and the 1965 Silver Cloud III, the 8th edition of The 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally and Concours Show 2018 showcased the most beautiful creations from from the world of automobiles.

Is translation a means of retelling stories, experts discus

New Delhi , Feb 17

What is the role of translations in bringing many unknown stories to the fore? Can translation be used as a means of retelling narratives? Several experts came together at a symposium organised by the Sahitya Akademi here to deliberate on the topic.

Those appropriating Vivekananda haven't read him: Tharoor

New Delhi , Feb 16

Taking a dig at the BJP and other rightwing political parties, acclaimed author and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that those trying to appropriate Swami Vivekananda have not actually read him and thus project the celebrated 19th century Hindu monk in a "blasphemous" way.

Haryana to have film university

Chandigarh , Feb 16

With Hindi films like "Dangal" and "Sultan", which had a strong Haryana connection, turning out to be blockbusters, the state government is planning to set up a film university in the state.

Literary Portrayals on 70 Years of Indian Independence

New Delhi , Feb 17

Indias National Academy of Letters organised a national seminar on "70 Years of Indian Independence" on Friday as part of its ongoing Festival of Letters. Eminent scholars and writers presented their views on the literary portrayals that have found light of the day over the past seven decades.

A year after Kerala actress' kidnapping, trial to begin

Kochi , Feb 17

Exactly a year later, the much-anticipated climax scene in the Kerala actress kidnap case, in which superstar Dileep has been named as the eighth accused, is to emerge with the trial set to begin very soon.

Maharashtra NGO files blasphemy plaint against Malayalam film

Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , Feb 16

City-based NGO Jan Jagran Samiti Maharashtra (JJSM), has lodged a complaint with police here demanding that a song in the forthcoming Malayalam film "Oru Adaar Love", featuring new social media hearththrob Priya Prakash Varrier, be deleted.

SC refuses to stay 'Aiyaary' release

New Delhi , Feb 16

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the release of Hindi film "Aiyaary" starring Manoj Bajpayee and Sidharth Malhotra.