23 Jul 2016
London: Indian actress Sharmila Tagore and director Shekhar Kapur were honoured with the Icon Awards at Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Multiple Grand Slam winner Sania Mirza is only 29 but the iconic sportswoman has put together the story of beating incredible odds to get to the top of the tennis world in a new book.
26 Dec 2011
Famed for his literary, artistic and intellectual capabilities the world over, Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore led a very lonely life and even suffered from frequent bouts of depression, says his new biography.
14 Jul 2016
Hyderabad: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan yesterday launched the autobiography of tennis star Sania Mirza titled 'Ace Against Odds' here.
21 Mar 2016
New Delhi: If one had to list some of the best destinations to celebrate Holi in India, then West Bengal would certainly be listed amongst the top ones. Commonly known as 'Dol Jatra', the festival of Holi is being celebrated here with colours, prayer, and songs.
02 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Here's good news for Rabindranath Tagore lovers. Almost the entire body of work of the poet will now be available for users of Android mobile operating system, courtesy the Society for Natural Language Technology Research.
27 Jan 2015
Kolkata: Having penned more than 1500 songs, lyricist Javed Akhtar has said that it was not easy for him to translate Tagore songs in Hindi.
16 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Eminent writer-lyricist Gulzar will translate Bengali songs penned by Rabindranath Tagore into Hindi. Saregama chairman Sanjiv Goenka announced that they will be coming out with a Hindi album with Gulzar's interpretation of Tagore's famous songs.
20 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha says she is too scared to read her father Shatrughan Sinha's biography till the end. 'Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography' by Bharathi S Pradhan was launched here yesterday.
08 Jul 2015
Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh yesterday stoked a controversy by saying that the word 'adhinayaka' in the national anthem should be replaced with 'mangal' as it praises British rule. "Jan-Gan-Man adhinayaka jai hey... 'adhinayaka' for whom? It praises British rule.