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National Library to upload books on Indian culture on web

June 23, 2021 4:01 pm

The National Library has decided to commemorate the 75th year of Independence Day celebrations in August this year with all these outreach programmes that will enable it to reach out to citizens through books, newspapers, rare documents, and digital resources.

Matters of the mind: The Made in India attitude

August 07, 2020 10:50 am

It is our internalised self-doubt, collective lack of national esteem, lack of faith in our own abilities and severe indiscipline that allows this force that is India, to be undermined

Those who do not know India's history have no future: Devendra Fadnavis

April 23, 2016 3:51 pm

The chief minister said people usually have a hobby of collecting currencies, coins, but tend to stop it after reaching a certain age.

World Heritage Week: Celebrating India's cultural legacy

November 20, 2015 9:23 pm

The Heritage Week (November 19-25) like the Heritage Day in April is one of the rare occasions to reach out to children and youth of the country to ingrain the values of reservation of heritage.

JNU mulls part-time courses on yoga, Indian culture

October 09, 2015 5:55 am

The centres and schools were to submit their views by Wednesday, before it was placed before the Academic Council on October 30.

Lessons on how ‘gau seva’ begets kids, why not to say ‘professor’

July 28, 2014 10:21 am

What Dina Nath Batra’s books teach Gujarat schoolchildren about science, history and geography.

Natural Rubber: Indian culture as contraceptive

July 06, 2014 1:00 am

Indian culture is the new contraceptive. But condoms have had homegrown ambassadors too.

The World’s a Stage

December 23, 2013 1:43 am

Three artistes,based overseas,tell us how they pursued their music and dance abroad and turned foreign audiences into fans of Indian culture

‘Cinema should be given heritage status’

November 19, 2013 5:23 am

Filmmaker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur and colleague Irawati talk about the need for preserving films.


World Dance Day: India's classical and folk dances (How many do you know?)

April 29, 2016 9:28 pm

On the occasion of International Dance Day, which is celebrated on April 29, here's looking at India's many classical and folk dances.


Colourful kites hit markets ahead of Makar Sankranti festival

January 13, 2016 5:57 am

Varanasi, Jan 13 (ANI): Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. It is also seen as the festival of kites. People across the city of Varanasi were seen quite enthusiastic about flying kites this Makar Sankranti. Kites of various colours, sizes and shapes ruled the market, with 'Modi kites' being the favourite for most of the kite lovers. The kite festival is also seen as a traditional celebration and keeping the Indian culture alive.