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Another face of jihad

The abduction and forced conversion of two Hindu girls in Pakistan is another example of its attempts to infuriate India This is a gross human rights abuse at so many levels — the abduction, conversion and marriage of two Hindu

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Events Worthy of your Diary

Sita-Ram, a presentation by Arshia Mathur, a disciple of Smt. Sindhu Mishra — is a distinctive approach, Bharatanatyam performance in the presence of Padma Bhushan Shri Raja and Radha Reddy, Guru Smt Rani Khanam and Smt Usha R K.  When:

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The Time is Ripe

Talking to Chahak Mittal, Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri stated that his research would have taken around a decade more if he had restricted himself to national archives or other documents and records for proper facts for the film It took just

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A Treasure to the Nation

The modernist mood is celebrated in many ways through the Asta Guru Modern Indian Art auction. It presents stellar works from various iconic artists. Francis Newton Souza’s Last Howl from the Cross, two works by Akbar Padamsee, a landscape by

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The Mother of All Pottery Exhibitions

According to U. Nair, The All India Studio Pottery Exhibition showcased stoneware and ceramic niceties ranging from humble pots to platters and a few items of sculpture. Four galleries full of stoneware and ceramic niceties that stemmed from humble pots

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The master of steel

Turner Prize winner, Anish Kapoor creates impactful masterpieces in the form of minimalist sculptures that feature simple materials, geometric shape and organic forms. After first establishing his reputation in the 1980s with biomorphic sculptures in limestone and other natural materials,

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The war stemmed from man’s primal fears

The mankind does not realise that political power, without control over one’s physical senses and the intent to use it for the greater good, is bound to lead to turmoil, says Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji In present world many people

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The dynastic capitals of Indian politics

The home turfs of the Indian National Congress, Rae Bareli and Amethi have remained high on the priorities for political parties that continue to field heavyweight candidates in the regions but to no avail Undoubtedly, there are many well-known dynastic

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A walk down the memory lane

Recalling an unforgettable view of history’s moving procession that resulted in the crumbling of the old order and gave birth to a new nation If I remember rightly, it was Thursday, March 25, 1971, and my MA (History) final exam

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