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Magsaysay Awardee: RSS/BJP can't tolerate dissent

IMAGE: The Benaras Hindu University. 'If I am not there, the RSS would do that job. They are obviously in power, they can do anything.' Magsaysay Award winner Sandeep Pandey's teaching contract at......

'It will take ten years to revive Ganga'

'The Ganga must be kept above all divisive politics,' says Uma Bharti 'Ma Ganga aur Benaras se mera rishta purana hai (I have an old relationship with the Ganga and Benaras),' Narendra Modi, then......

Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan dies

Eminent Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan, one of the best-known players of the instrument after the legendary Bismillah Khan, passed away in Kolkata following prolonged illness. He was......

'My name is Umar Khalid, but I'm not a terrorist'

'This fight is not a fight for us, but for Jawaharlal Nehru University and for every university in India.' 'A university which does not allow dissent becomes a prison.' In dramatic scenes, Umar......

The Great Indian Milieu on WhatsApp

'The whats app messages came as a tsunami on to dry, sparse, corroded, forgotten parts of the brain. Thoughts, memories, faces and long erased episodes were irrigated once again and with that came......

The rise and fall of Benarasi silk trade

We're drifting on the Ganga in a little boat listening to Pullu, our boatman, wax eloquent about Benarasi silk. "Connoisseurs can always tell when a woman is wearing a Benarasi silk sari," says he,......

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over soaring prices of pulses, vegetables

'The government has joined hands with certain special persons and prices of pulses have shoot up to Rs 205-210 per kg and the case of vegetables is also the same.' Taking a jibe at Bharatiya......

Telecom sector will need over 4 million workforce by 2022: Min

Prasad said the growth rate of telecom sector between 2013-2017 would be around 15 per cent   India's telecom sector, which is growing at 15 per cent annually, will require 4.16 million......

Modi effect? Mukesh Ambani celebrates wife's b'day in Varanasi

Image: Mukesh Ambani with Wife Nita Ambani. Photograph: Sandeep Pal Industrialist Mukesh Ambani celebrated wife Nita Ambani’s 50th birthday with much fanfare in Varanasi on Saturday. It......

Future plays Holii in premium segment

Kishore Biyani has entered the non-mass segment for the first time. But retail presence is the task ahead before he can join in the festivities.Kishore Biyani's Future Group is no stranger to......

'It's crazy to get into English music after growing up in Benaras'

'I don’t miss college because I don’t know what it's like. What I'm doing is something special; I wouldn’t trade it for a normal life.' The Stage winner Yatharth Ratnum gets ready......

Amy Jackson collaborates with Manj Musik

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British model-turned-actress Amy Jackson has teamed up with Punjabi rapper Manj Musik for a new venture. The actress shared......

Going back in time with Sadhana

'I want my fans to remember me as the Sadhana of Love In Simla, Mere Mehboob, Woh Kaun Thi and Arzoo,' the Bollywood legend, who passed into the ages on Christmas Day, told Dinesh Raheja. IMAGE:......

Review: Masaan is a truly impressive directorial debut

Masaan is an immense achievement for a first-time filmmaker and must be applauded, says Raja Sen.(Full disclosure: Masaan is produced by Drishyam Films and they are the people producing Raja......

'I'd love to play Amitabh Bachchan's daughter'

'Masaan went to Cannes, got a standing ovation, won awards. I want the people of India to watch my film. Finally, it is happening!' Shweta Tripathi is all set to make waves. Shweta Tripathi may......

Imtiaz Ahmed bags five wkts as Sehwag, Gambhir flop

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's poor run of form continued as the formidable Delhi batting line-up put up only 235 against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy group league......

BCCI awards: Sachin named player of the year

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former all-rounder Salim Durrani bagged top honours, while the World Cup-winning Indian team, led by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, was felicitated by......
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The stories behind the crafts

Fanning herself with a pink palmfrond, Jaya Jaitly of Dastkari Haat Samiti walks SUBHA J RAO through the bustling annual bazaar at Kalakshetra and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/the-stories-behind-the-crafts/article9154105.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Aarti Chabria's directorial debut 'Mumbai Varanasi Express' screened at 7th Jagran Film Festival

New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 (ANI): Debutant producer-director Aarti Chhabria and her short film 'Mumbai Varanasi Express' was the cynosure of all... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/aarti-chabrias-directorial-debut-mumbai-varanasi-express-screened-101136546.html
New Wave Paithani Festival kicks off on Oct. 19- Part II

#previous The workshops can also be of aid to students of fashion designing and buyers of original Paithani sarees. The fashion industry is... ...

http://womansera.com/fashion/new-wave-paithani-festival-kicks-off-oct-19-part-ii
TRIBUTES TO MAESTRO BRIJRAJ

Rashtriya Sanskritk Mitra Mandal, Chembur organised Adaranjali in memory of their guru Taalmani late. Pandit Brijraj Mishra at AFAC School Hall in... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/culture/tributes-to-maestro-brijraj/article_177628
Take a sneak peek into arts and crafts

Mysuru: People coming to Dasara will get to know more about art and craft of India. Artistes from across the country will put up their works Gandhi... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysuru/Take-a-sneak-peek-into-arts-and-crafts/articleshow/54537449.cms

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