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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Jan 2016
New Delhi: On the eve of Subhash Chandra Bose birth anniversary, DD Bharati will telecast a biographical work on the legend, titled ‘Springing Tiger’ at 6:00 pm today.
04 Dec 2015
Mumbai: A biography on superstar Salman Khan will release on his 50th birthday - December 27.Delving into the personal life and family lineage of Salman, "Being Salman" has been authored by Jasim Khan, a statement said.
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.