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Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural......

Will develop Bodh Gaya as spiritual capital, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at the Mahabodhi Tree, at the Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodhgaya, Patna. Photograph: PIB Describing Bodh Gaya as the “land of enlightenment”,......

Prospects of peace as India-Pak tensions have eased: China

Quoting from the epic Mahabharata and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a top Chinese leader has said the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan has increased the prospects of peace in......

Cong leaders use Mahabharta analogy to take potshots at BJP

Latching on to the Mahabharta analogy used by L K Advani, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party over the turmoil in the party after Narendra Modi's......

A day before quitting, Advani invoked wounded Bhishma Pitamah

LK Advani made reference to a wounded Bhishma Pitamah lying on a bed of arrows in a scene in Mahabharata after the sulking BJP veteran, citing ill-health, stayed away from the party executive meet......

Prime Minister of India: Rishyashringa or Dhritarashtra?

The moral of the story of Rishyashringa is one of the most riveting ones in the epic Mahabharata. One of the several characters that embellish the great epic, Rishyashringa's story provides a......

Why gambling, betting should be legalised in India

Gambling has been a part of our ethos since ancient times. During the Mahabharata period, there is reference to the Pandavas playing the game of dice with Kauravas. Similarly during Diwali,......

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Gurcharan Das finds

In his last bestseller he sought answers to the importance of being good using the epic Mahabharata as a reference point and now author and economist Gurcharan Das sets out to discover success......

Start-ups must learn corporate ayurveda

  Older companies can teach them five lessons that do not assure success but do not backfire either On a recent visit to China, I noticed that Premier Li Keqiang wanted 'mass......

Even NITI Aayog members are clueless about its role

Bibek Debroy had raised seven questions about the new institution. As the head of Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Bibek Debroy had ranked Gujarat the top state in terms of......

'If you do a bad role in a film, you may not get television offers in future'

'I have learnt one thing in life: if you love being with someone, you have to accept that person with all the flaws.' Mahabharat's Arjun -- Shaheer Sheikh -- is back!......

Mohan Babu to play Ravana in new Ramayana

The rich Indian mythological tradition has inspired many writers and filmmakers, and the epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, have been adapted on the small screen and big, several times. K......

Characters in Rajneeti are drawn from Mahabharata

The cast of Rajneeti descended in Delhi to kick off promotions for the film at the Galaxy Hotel in Gurgaon on Saturday. The presence of Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal,......

Aamir Khan eyes the Mahabharat

After scoring big on Ghajini, Aamir Khan is now focusing his attention on his next venture -- and the Indian epic, Mahabharata, seems to havecaught his eye."Mahabharata is a story that is very......

Now, Mahabharata on Star Plus

After NDTV Imagine's Ramayana, Star Plus is getting ready with an all-new Mahabharata.The new serial will be produced by Bobby Bedi, in association with some of the big namesin entertainment like......

The death of the yellow jersey

'Living in Brazil, I had internalised the football mythology of that country, the way I had learnt Mahabharata stories in my childhood.' 'The tragedy at the Maracana stadium in 1950, when a......

Exclusive: Sidhu on joining the BJP

Bollywood star Suresh Oberoi, television actor Gajendra Chauhan, who played Yudhisthir in the teleserial Mahabharata, and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at......
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Number of arrested AAP MLAs rises to 10, Kejriwal says its a holy war

With the simultaneous arrest of two more Aam Aadmi Party MLAs in Delhi on 24 July, the number of party MLAs whove been put behind bars has risen to... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/number-of-arrested-aap-mlas-rises-to-10-kejriwal-says-it-s-a-holy-war-1469446140.html
Tradition poser on jallikattu

The Supreme Court today wondered if a tradition prevalent when the Mahabharata was written were to be accepted then even "child marriages" could be... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160727/jsp/nation/story_99025.jsp
Grown-ups, it's never too late to colour

Colouring books for adults are helping people loosen up and rediscover their childhood, says Veenu Sandhu. Before we learn to read or write, we... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/grown-ups-its-never-too-late-to-colour/20160725.htm
Stunning 'Yakshagana' performance enthrals audience in Delhi

Delhi Karnataka Sangha (DKS) organised an overnight performance of ancient folk theatre form, Yakshagana, at its auditorium in R.K. Puram here... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/stunning-yakshagana-performance-enthrals-audience-in-delhi-news-national-qhvrNhiafdicc.html
Ive Never Visited Temples But The Very Sanskari Pokemon Go Has Changed It All For Indian Players

Before we begin, here's a history lesson: Siddhivinayak, before it became Mumbai's most famous Pokemon gym, was a temple dedicated to the... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/lifestyle/technology/i-ve-never-visited-temples-but-the-very-sanskari-pokemon-go-has-changed-it-all-for-indian-players-258403.html

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