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    Holi festivities begins across country

    Holi festivities begins across country

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has announced that metro services will be available only after 2.30 PM on account of Holi festival tomorrow. Holi festivities have begun across the country.the festival of colours is celebrated as a mark of victory of good over evil.The traditional ...

    'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav' to begin in Madhya Pradesh from tomorrow

    Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav to begin in Madhya Pradesh from tomorrow

    The Mahotsav will cover a profusion of art forms from classical and folk music and dance, theatre to literature and the visual arts and would offer the chance to experience the best in established and emerging virtuosity. To celebrate the idea of unity in diversity, Ministry of Culture is ...

    PUSHPA (Project for Upgradation of Skilled Handicrafts and Perishing Art Forms) Handicrafts ...

    PUSHPA (Project for Upgradation of Skilled Handicrafts and Perishing Art Forms) Handicrafts Exhibition applauded by art lovers

    Mumbai : PUSHPA (Project for Upgradation of Skilled Handicrafts and Perishing Art Forms) a Non-Profit Organisation spearheaded by Mr. Vivek Varun Prasad, organised an exhibition of handicrafts made by artisans from various places in rural India at the Campion School Cooperage from 17th ...

    ZIPPO AND STREET ARTIST BEN EINE CREATE 17,500 SQUARE METER MURAL IN EAST LONDON

    ZIPPO AND STREET ARTIST BEN EINE CREATE 17,500 SQUARE METER MURAL IN EAST LONDON

    Bangalore : Zippo and acclaimed street artist Ben Eine today unveiled a huge 17,500 square meter mural. Depicting the word "CREATE" the artwork came to life on a truly unconventional canvas: a sparse, industrial ground space in East London spanning 17,500 square meters. A new video ...

    Art in the age of e-commerce

    By Rahul Singh Yadav, Co-founder of Floating Canvas Company For the longest time, art found a home only in the galleries and museums of the world. That, and the private collections of connoisseurs. But with e-commerce gaining wider acceptance all over, the world of art has ...

    Bikaner camel festival begins today

    Bikaner camel festival begins today

    With a colourful procession comprising of decorated camels and folk artists, the two-day international camel festival began today. Beautifully adorned camels and performances by folk artists were the key attraction for domestic and foreign tourists who gathered at the Karni Singh stadium ...

    Mamang Dai, Ramesh Kuntal win Sahitya Akademi award

    Sahitya Akademi today announced its annual awards for 2017 in 24 languages. Seven novels, five collections each of poetry and short stories, five works of literary criticism, a play and a book of essays have won the awards. This year, Mamang Dai will get the award in English language for ...

    Indian artist Mangal Suvarnan's official remix for 'Consideration' by R&B icon Rihanna out now

    Indian artist Mangal Suvarnans official remix for Consideration by R&B icon Rihanna out now

    ● 'Consideration' by Rihanna ft. SZA (Mangal Suvarnan Remix) has been signed to Westbury Road Entertainment and distributed by Roc Nation Records, an American entertainment company founded by Shawn 'JAY-Z' Carter ● The dance remix package, featuring top names in dance music, released on ...

    UNESCO inscribes 'kumbh Mela' on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of

    UNESCO inscribes kumbh Mela on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

    UNESCO has inscribed 'kumbh Mela' on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The decision was taken during the ongoing 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage at Jeju in South Korea. This inscription is the third in two years ...

    53rd Jnanpith Award to Hindi writer Krishna Sobti

    53rd Jnanpith Award to Hindi writer Krishna Sobti

    Renowned Hindi litterateur Krishna Sobti has been chosen for this year's Jnanpith Award, the Jnanpith Selection Board announced on Friday. "The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 today in a meeting. It went to eminent Hindi ...

    GST Is Damaging Assam's Ailing Handicrafts Industry, Say Artisans

    GST Is Damaging Assams Ailing Handicrafts Industry, Say Artisans

    By Bhupen Goswami  GUWAHATI: After machine-made alternatives and cheaper Chinese products hurt the cane and bamboo handicrafts industry in Assam, the artisans have a new worry -- the Goods and Services Tax (GST). They claim they are already suffering huge losses and now the GST seems to be ...

    Smriti Irani inaugurates 44th Indian Handicrafts and Gifts-Delhi Fair

    Smriti Irani inaugurates 44th Indian Handicrafts and Gifts-Delhi Fair

    Textiles Minister Smriti Irani today inaugurated the 44th edition of Indian Handicrafts and Gifts (IHGF)-Delhi Fair at India Expo Centre and Mart on the outskirts of Delhi in Greater Noida. Speaking on the occasion Mrs Irani said, that from the implementation of GST throughout corrective ...

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