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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A collection of 45 digital prints of paintings by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has been displayed at the National Library of Serbia in Belgrade as part of an exhibition which started on Thursday.
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.
28 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Rabindranath Tagore's famous short story "Kabuliwala" has contributed more to brand Afghanistan which it could not do with billions of dollars, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday while fondly remembering the late Nobel laureate.