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May 24, 2018 10:12:03 am

Besides the Taj Mahal two other Indian monuments have made it to top 10, in the Asia rankings. Amber Fort in Jaipur, the finest example of Indo-Islamic architecture, has been ranked ninth while Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar, Punjab, famously known as 'Golden Temple' has been ranked 10th.

Jungle Book
May 24, 2018 12:05:22 am

Wildlife biologist and photographer Latika Nath on her first photo book

On Board, Designs for a Better Tomorrow
May 24, 2018 12:02:40 am

Students of School of Planning and Architecture showcase solutions to several pressing issues of the day

Such a Long Journey — Manuscripts from Timbuktu on exhibition in Delhi
May 24, 2018 12:01:31 am

Fragile manuscripts from Timbuktu, saved from a terror group, have made a journey of 8,000 km to arrive in Delhi

Voices on the Street
May 23, 2018 9:10:51 am

The site is Delhi’s Khirkee Extension and the star performers are a group of lanky boys who call themselves Slumgods Millionaires. Their arsenal contains some killer B-Boying moves and raps such as “Politicians ki manmaani”.

May 23, 2018 9:12:09 am

“To the End of Land” explores the political, economic and social climate of Israel. NGMA, in collaboration with Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel, and the Embassy of Israel in India, has organised the exhibition to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations between India and Israel.

To India, with love
May 22, 2018 12:15:29 am

French artist Michel Testard captures everyday reality of India in his works

May 18, 2018 1:45:30 am

Hartwig Fischer, director of the British Museum, on representing two million years of Indian history in an exhibition, interconnections between cultures and the repatriation of artefacts

May 17, 2018 2:10:53 pm

The Indian Express Film Club screened Kaasav, a Marathi film that addresses depression.

May 17, 2018 12:45:56 am

This summer, experts from the stage take children through the fine points of becoming a theatre artiste

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May 16, 2018 7:20:54 pm

Ramadan 2018 Moon Sighting Today Time in India, UAE, Saudi Arabia: Ramzan will begin for Muslims in India after sighting the crescent moon on May 16, Wednesday. Depending on the time people see the moon, fasting will commence accordingly.

May 16, 2018 12:18:43 am

National Award-winning films along with the best of regional cinema will be showcased in Delhi over the next 10 days as part of the 13th Habitat Film Festival.

May 14, 2018 2:50:19 pm

Satyajit Ray is here to stay. The master’s many languages – cinema, literature and art – are the subject of a retrospective in Delhi.

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May 11, 2018 12:20:16 am

Born in Karkala, a small town in Karnataka, Vasudeo Kamath grew up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai. As a child, he used to draw lines on the walls and floors of his house, representing trains running on tracks.

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May 10, 2018 12:15:30 am

A documentary by filmmaker Nandit Desai explores Gwalior gharana, the oldest bastions of khayal gayaki and one of the most significant chapters in the history of Hindustani classical tradition.

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May 8, 2018 12:22:31 am

How an open platform finds new ways of storytelling. Excerpts from an interview with Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, and S Ramadorai, President, Sahapedia’s Governing Body.

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May 8, 2018 12:07:29 am

A Mumbai-based archive is collecting oral histories in an effort to facilitate a more nuanced, complex understanding of India’s past

Manisha Gera Baswani, artist, Indian express talk
May 7, 2018 6:08:09 am

Artist Manisha Gera Baswani documents stories shared by fellow artists whose families travelled across the border post-Partition

The Tale of Quarles, the Prince who Fails
May 4, 2018 12:00:37 am

The Charles-Diana wedding, the witches of Macbeth and a royal curse make up the play Tom Alter was directing before he passed away

Arko Mukhaerjee band
May 14, 2018 2:50:43 pm

Urban folk musician Arko Mukhaerjee on creating a band with guitar giant Amyt Datta, singing tunes that don’t belong to a place and how RD Burman ‘wrongly adapted’ rumba into a ‘sick disco number’