August 07, 2020 7:50 pm
National Handloom Day: In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Handloom Day. It was a salute to weavers and others in the industry to promote the handmade and the handwoven.
August 07, 2020 7:24 am
The Hua Mulan legend, highly popular in China, has over the years inspired numerous films, dramas, books, and television series.
August 07, 2020 8:34 am
The “Jai Shri Ram” slogan had come to symbolise the Ram Janmabhoomi movement; on Wednesday, as the movement culminated in the first step of temple-building, there was, perhaps, no need for a battle cry anymore.
August 04, 2020 8:27 am
French musician Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the first black classical composer in history, is known to have influenced the famed Austrian, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, earning him the sobriquet, ‘Black Mozart’. Saint-Georges is the subject of an upcoming American biopic.
August 03, 2020 1:11 pm
The iconic OGH building is over 150 years old and is considered a heritage structure. The last Nizam of Hyderabad Osman Ali Khan had commissioned the hospital built on 26.5 acres of land abutting the river Musi, and it was designed by British architect Vincent Jerome Esch.
July 23, 2020 1:16 am
Who was Harriet Tubman? Why does her life story resonate with contemporary America?
July 22, 2020 9:39 pm
Although Turkey is more liberal than some of its neighbours when it comes to LGBTQ rights, and homosexuality has been legal in the country’s modern history, activists say the scenario has been changing under the present government.
July 22, 2020 10:43 pm
Britney Spears has been under a court-ordered conservatorship since 2008 after her alleged mental breakdowns started happening in public soon after her divorce from Kevin Federline in 2007.
July 27, 2020 9:06 am
Tubman was born to slave parents Benjamin Ross and Harriet Greene near Cambridge in 1821. While she was named Araminta by her parents, Tubman took her mother’s name after she married John Tubman in 1844.
July 26, 2020 8:39 am
Despite being cleared by the Pakistani censors and a top body of the country’s Senate, the film is stalled by a case in court. What is the film about, and why are protesters including the Islamist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan party upset?