Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




Showcase of best of Indian theatre

PTI, Tuesday, 4th March 2014
New Delhi: Some of the best productions in Indian theatre from across the country in the past one year is set to be staged here. The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), now into its ninth year is presenting eight nominated plays on the Delhi stage beginning from March 4. These include "Gabarghichor" the Play in Hindi and Bhojpuri which narrates the story of a 15-year-old boy who finds himself caught in between a undisputed parental rights over him. It has been directed by Praveen Kumar Gunjan.

Book worms feel the warmth

The silence in the air is broken by the sound of the twirling fan and the flipping of pages. The old-world feel which engulfs as one enters Renga Lending Library is unmistakable. ... Read More >>

Tamil poet Bharathidasan remembered

Puducherry: Chief Minister N Rangasamy today paid homage at the statue of the Tamil poet Bharathidasan here on his 51st death anniversary. ... Read More >>

Divan's collections bequeathed to museum

Thiruvananthapuram: A rare collection of antiques, including a sword and musical instruments, owned by 'divan' of erstwhile Travancore T Madhava Rao, have been handed over to Kerala Museum of History and Heritage here. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy received the articles on behalf of the Museum from... Read More >>

Strings of music

For M Balasubramanian, a violinist from Choolaimedu, music is a passion. 'Perfection in music can be achieved only through constant practice', he says, while speaking to News Today after a kutcheri at the Music Academy on Sunday. ... Read More >>

Mixed media, paintings, sculptures at artists' group show

New Delhi: Four contemporary artists are collaborating to display a varied body of artistic work under one roof here. Tited "TRACES", the exhibition is a melange of mixed media paintings, canvases of different colour palettes, creative ceramics and sculptures. Artists include Abhijit Kumar Pathak... Read More >>

Online gallery showcases artworks by children

New Delhi: A treasure trove of artworks made by children is being accumulated by an online gallery, which acts as a forum for those under 13 years of age to upload their sketches and drawings. ... Read More >>

Kerala classical arts festival starts in Dubai

Dubai: A five-day international Koodiyattam and Kathakali festival, showcasing and promoting traditional art forms of Kerala, began here on Thursday. ... Read More >>

A world in a drop of castor oil

Chennai: They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. A good caricature, it can be argued, is worth a thousand pictures. ... Read More >>

(Re)kindling the literary spirit

Chennai: It is that time of the year again where literature takes centre stage. Apart from the ongoing literary festival, the annual Book Fair is set to kick off today adding to the joy of the literary-minded. In an attempt to inculcate reading habit among students, the three-day event, Chennai Lit... Read More >>


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