German composer's 'counter model' to world problems

New Delhi , Nov 27

German composer Michael Herting, who is in the capital to perform a symphony that celebrates the life and teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, says he wants it to become a "counter model" to the world's problems.

Tribute to Agatha Christie at 2016 Apeejay Kolkata Lit Fest

Kolkata , Nov 27

A movie premiere, poetry cafe and heritage photowalks are some of the key features of the seventh edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2016 (AKLF) beginning on January 14 next year and commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of English crime novelist Agatha Christie.

Tips to revamp your abode

New Delhi , Nov 27

Give second life to your home accessories to beautify your house, says an expert.

Naidu bats for women's quota bill, uniform civil code

New Delhi , Nov 27

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said political parties must reach a conclusion on the long-pending women's reservation bill and attacked the Congress over the alleged remarks of its leaders.

Smile Foundation to host international film fest for kids

New Delhi , Nov 27

With a motive to showcase meaningful global cinema to children and youth, NGO Smile Foundation has announced a Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFFCY), which will be held here from December 21 to 27.

'Kung Fu nuns' cycle in from Nepal for women's empowerment

New Delhi , Nov 27

More than 250 'Kung Fu nuns', led by the Gyalwang Drukpa, spiritual head of the 1,000-year-old Drukpa Order based in the Himalayas, have commenced a cycle expedition that entered India to create awareness on women empowerment and environment consciousness, a statement said on Friday.

'Disintegrating' India-Bangladesh border through art

New Delhi , Nov 27

Aiming to "disintegrate" the India-Bangladesh frontier, Art Beyond Borders has brought a group show to the national capital with the works of 20 eminent contemporary artists from both nations.

'Devout' Haryana government all set to bring alive mythological Saraswati

Chandigarh , Nov 27 Haryana's first BJP dispensation headed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar may not have much to write home about in terms of its achievements in 13 months in office but the 'devout' government is all set to convert mythology into reality for the people of the state.