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'I use humour because I’m angry, frustrated about so many things around us': Trisha Das

July 15, 2021 11:15 am

The author spoke with spotlighting her new book, the reason for using humour, and why she keeps going back to mythology

Mahabharat actor Anoop Singh Thakur shares mantra after losing 15kg in six months

July 09, 2021 8:18 pm

Sharing before and after images, the 32-year-old actor mentioned how he decided to take his "physique to the next level"

Pune Campus Briefs, May 17: Online course on Mahabharata, plant breeding and talk to a scientist

May 17, 2021 9:50 am

The course, '18 Parvans of Mahabharata : Introduction to the Incredible Epic', is scheduled to begin on July 1 and enquiries for the same are open and registration will commence on June 10.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham launches online certificate programme on Mahabharata

February 26, 2021 3:56 pm

The duration of the programme is 30 hours, 6 hours per week. Interested candidates can apply through

Why are historians and scholars of art worried about a Persian translation of the Mahabharata?

October 27, 2020 6:20 pm

The original Razmnama commissioned by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century has been inaccessible for over three decades and its preservation quotient is in question

Marathi director Abhijeet Zunjarrao’s latest play Ghatotkach is a metaphor for contemporary politics

December 22, 2019 11:10 am

In Ghatotkach, Zunjarrao has experimented with physical theatre this time, coupled with songs, dance forms, and martial arts.

Fifth column: Myths and science

January 20, 2019 8:50 am

The Prime Minister himself said, at the opening of a medical facility, that plastic surgery must have been known in ancient India for Shiva to have given his son Ganesha the head of an elephant.

Meghnad Desai questions number of lives lost in Mahabharata battle

January 04, 2019 3:37 am

Meghnad Desai was delivering the lecture on ‘Mortality in the Mahabharata-Exploration in Historical Demography’ organised by Gujarat Institute of Development Research at Ahmedabad Management Association.

Now UP's deputy CM says 'live telecast' began during Mahabharata

May 31, 2018 2:37 pm

The Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister also claimed that journalism had started during the Mahabharata.

VIDEO: Mahabharata cast's teary goodbye after the last episode brings back '90s memories

March 07, 2018 9:43 pm

A behind-the-scenes video from of BR Chopra and Ravi Chopra's Mahabharata surfaced on the Internet recently. The cast's tearful goodbye after the final cut melted many hearts online.


Book 'Kalam ki cocktail' unveiled

January 10, 2016 3:44 pm

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Journalist and writer Sharda Shukla on Sunday unveiled her first book, 'Kalam Ki Cocktail' at Constitutional Club in the national capital.The author said the book is a compilation of a wide range of articles, from poetry to informative write-ups, on epic like Mahabharata. She said the book could be used as an encyclopaedia by readers.