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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......

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......

Ad regulator takes a big leap

In what will be a significant jump for the Advertising Standards Council of India, the ad regulator will now work closely with the Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, to clamp down......

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......

Aamir-SRK in Mahabharat?

Producer Bobby Bedi, who collaborated with Aamir Khan in the big budget Mangal Pandey, missed out on the actor's wedding on December 28 due to a family commitment.But he is already thinking about......

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......

'Indian cricket's colourful story is still being written'

'What is true khadoos? Stubborn? Dogged? Unyielding? Relentless? Or something in between that? Or all of it together?' 'Just like you can't translate it, you can't teach a kid to be khadoos either.......
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An almost forgotten doyen of art

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Mythical conundrum

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Udaipur The famous ancient Marikula Mata temple

The Udaipur is situated in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The Udaipur is situated on the bank of river Chandrabhaga. The altitude... ...
Amid political slugfest over Dadri killing, villagers meet for peace

The peace meet was organised by the district administration and was attended by over 100 people that included heads or Pradhans of various villages... ...

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