06 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Why does empowerment of women find little space on the small screen? While there is a deluge of TV shows revolving around female protagonists preoccupied with household, husband, family and kitchen politics, a career-oriented and independent Indian woman is hard to find on television soaps that provide daily entertainment staples and are social influencers for millions of women around the country.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Thursday released a biography of Dr BR Ambedkar focusing on evolution of his thinking, thought process and strategic stance that he took from time to time.
26 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Actress Sharmila Tagore today said that content on the small screen is still stereotypical about women as they are mostly shown in kitchen dynamics.
24 Feb 2014
Mumbai: Actor Rahul Bagga, who has been cast as Mastram in a movie on the Hindi pornographic literature's resident-guru, says there's no space for embarrassment for an actor like him. He had apprehensions about the movie turning out as a C-grade entertainer, but not about feeling embarrassed.
10 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee is set to essay Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in a film dealing with the bard’s controversial relationship with his sister-in-law Kadambari devi.
14 Nov 2013
Bhubaneswar: The embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize in literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of him in Odisha, the embassy said Thursday.The sand sculpture, created by an international award-winning sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, was unveiled by Frida Zaric, counsellor in the embassy of Sweden in India.
26 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Actress Sharmila Tagore and her daughter Soha Ali support Doordarshan's "Main Khuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon" because they feel that the show, which deals with crime against women, can help bring about a change in society.
30 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Indian food has more to offer than curries and tandoori chicken, said an Australian culinary writer who has broken Western myths and re-introduced culinary secrets from different states in a history-cum-food guide.
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.
17 Dec 2013
Kolkata: The eastern metropolis is hosting music scholars from seven countries along with international musicians as part of Rabindra Bharati University's celebrations to mark the centenary of poet Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel prize.