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The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

Obamas get a crash course on Indian culture

The Obamas got a glimpse of Indian culture and ethos at Rajpath on Monday through colourful tableaux from 16 states and some government departments that rolled down Rajpath during the Republic Day......

Obama watches in awe as India puts up impressive R-day show

Multi-hued images of India's rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements in diverse fields unfolded on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade which had a US president as the......

Judge of Mumbai attacks trial in Pak changed for 7th time

The judge of the anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was changed for the seventh time on Wednesday, with the......

The LeT men who helped Headley plan 26/11 attacks

The National Investigation Agency team, which quizzed Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley in Chicago this week, tried to glean information about Abu al-Qama, who allegedly played a key role in......

Of biryani, history and entrepreneurship

Did you know that there are over 26 varieties of biryani made in India?Or that biryani comes from the Persian word 'birian' which means 'fried before cooking'?Or that, though it is considered a......

'My father didn't get his due. That still rankles'

'People don't talk about any role that my father did -- it is always Gabbar Singh. He regretted this. He would tell me, 'I started at 25 floors and couldn't go any higher because I had started too......

40 years of Sholay: Jai, Veeru, Basanti THEN and NOW! celebrates 40 years of the beloved movie classic. 'Indian film history can be divided into Sholay BC and Sholay AD,' believes filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.The maker of Mr India isn't......

Review: Jaanisaar music is strictly for lovers of classical music

The Jaanisaar soundtrack is worth a listen but it may not be everyone's cup of tea, writes Aelina Kapoor. The Jaanisaar soundtrack includes as many as 10 songs, all belonging to the period......

Awadh, through Muzaffar Ali's Jaanisaar

Muzaffar Ali’s period drama Jaanisaar launched its first look and trailer at the Asia Fashion Week in London last week. The movie marks the return of the maverick filmmaker to the silver......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

Satyajit Ray's wife Bijoya passed away into the ages on June 2, following a prolonged illness. She had provided a lot of support to her legendary husband, and had penned an autobiography of their......

SAF Games cancelled

The thrice-postponed ninthSouth Asian FederationGames were cancelled on Thursday after Pakistan expressed its inability to host the regional multi-event competition.The executive council meeting of......
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Songs of experience

Gulzar is a keen observer of life. He has the ability to take every day pains and gains and turn them into something sublime, something ethereal.... ...
Neetu Chandra - Kathak lends grace to the dancer's persona

Actress Neetu Chandra is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo, but she is as comfortable dancing as Umrao on the stage as she is delivering powerful... ...
Shah Rukh, Aamir would agree I'm the best singer

To kiss or not to kiss, that's the question. Salman Khan has always been firmly in the no-kiss camp and maintains locking lips onscreen is simply... ...
Awadhi Wearable Art

Jewellery is an art and art is for generations to treasure and feel proud of to own and wear, says Asha Kamal Modi the brain behind Art Karat's... ...
Five best item songs of Malaika Arora Khan

Birthday Special: Five best item songs of Malaika Arora Khan New Delhi: Bollywood diva, fashionista, hottest Bollywood celeb and a yummy mummy... ...

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