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Boosting green habits through art
Boosting green habits through art

Boosting green habits through art

Kolkata – Youngsters here will be encouraged to use art to campaign for the environment, courtesy a new venture launched Monday. Initiated by Nokia India and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), the ‘Create To Inspire’ fellowship will channel artistic talents of... read more »

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There are many ways to wage war

There are many ways to wage war

The most obvious one is to use weapons and armies, kill the enemy and damage their property. The other one is to damage their crops and make them die of hunger. Many countries have thought of this. This is where insects are the ultimate weapons. They can be used in two ways: to spread disease and... read more »

An exhibition documents making of Barahadisvara temple
An exhibition documents making of Baraha...

An exhibition documents making of Barahadisvara temple

New Delhi – Selected architectural drawings, paper impressions of the inscriptions of 1000-year-old Barahadisvara Temple at Tanjore of the Chola kingdom, along with a few paintings have been put together in an exhibition here to document the making of the temple. “Barahadisvara: The... read more »

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards
Crossword presents 12th edition of book ...

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Mumbai – Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award here this weekend, with Ravi Subramaniam, called by the Wall Street Journal as John Grisham of banking, bagging a hatrick under the pupular category. The 12th edition – Crossword Book... read more »

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Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from Dec 10

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Ralegan Siddhi (Maha) – Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple here from December 10. Announcing his... read more »

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12

New Delhi – The second edition of the Taj Literature Fe! stival will be held in Agra Dec 12-14. The three-day extravaganza aims to reach out to the literati of Agra and Kanpur, the... read more »

Traditional festivals bring together people of the Northeast

Traditional festivals bring together people of the Northeast

Shillong/ Kohima – The northeast is home to a number of tribes, each with their unique festivals. Recently, in Nagaland and Meghalaya, people came together to celebrate harvest... read more »

IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

By Themthingchon YR New Delhi – The ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013 in New Delhi provides a global platform for craftsmen and entrepreneurs from different states... read more »

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“Six legged Soldiers”

I have come across the most amazing book “Six legged Soldiers” by Jeffrey Lockwood. He talks about man’s use of insects as the earliest weapons. The Bible is full of this. The god of the... read more »