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.

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".

Majestic Mysuru palace decked up for a royal wedding

Mysuru (Karnataka) , June 25

The majestic Ambi Vilas Palace in the heart of the state's cultural capital has been decked up and illuminated for the five-day royal wedding of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Charamaja, the titular Maharaja of Mysuru, with Trishikha Kumari from Rajasthan.

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.

I relive Emergency at every anniversary

Bhopal , June 25

Thirty nine years have passed since the end of Emergency, but my experience of those 21 months as an impressionable child never left me.

LGBTs forced to hide sexuality: David Cameron

London , June 25

The LGBT community in Britain still has to hide their sexuality even almost half a century after homosexuality was decriminalised in Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday.