India, Sri Lanka files among 195 files destroyed in UK
While the FCO said any destruction decision would have been taken based on the country's records policy, experts believe the loss of the files means there is no record of an important period of history.
Scanning of culture bodies to begin today
All issues concerning 65 cultural bodies will be reviewed. Special sessions will be dedicated to lo...
The oracle at Del(p)hi!: A look at horoscopes of a few prominent political leaders
We look at the horoscopes of a few prominent political lea...
‘Carrie’, ‘Lolita’, ‘Da Vinci Code’ - books that reaped success, thanks to families of authors
George Saunders wouldn't have taken home this year’s Booker Prize, if it wasn't for his wife's cousin.
Six per cent people treated by traditional medicine systems: Survey
Replying to queries, Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik also said 161 AYUSH wellness centres have been approved.
We tried a data detox, and it’s hard work
No Netflix for eight days? And how will I get anywhere without Google Maps? That was my reaction to being told to do a data detox.
Actress Cara Delevingne announces debut novel 'Mirror, Mirror'
The 24-year-old model said she will release the 'twisty coming-of-age' story in October this year.
National Archives of India set to get a digital makeover of its vast repository
Right now scholars looking for material have to visit the archives and request for a document to be retrieved, a process that can take from weeks to months.
Arunachal Pradesh seeks world heritage tag for two sites
The government has taken extensive repair and conservation works in the two sites to ensure that they meet all criteria for inclusion in the final list, the official said.
When Amitabh Bachchan donated to save Zoroastrian culture
The museum houses portraits, textiles, porcelain, furniture, and manuscripts dating back to 2000 BC, and is likely to open to the public this year.
How Manama is emerging as West Asia’s foremost arts & culture hub
Public and private sector investments are being funnelled to promote arts under the patronage of the royal family.
Discovery of simple method to extract DNA claimed
Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) Iraqi scientists at Al-Qasim Green University claim to have found a "universal, rapid and inexpensive" method for the isolation of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) from the blood of a wide range of species for genomic studies.
John Lennon's 'Sgt Pepper's' album cover sketch to fetch up to $60,000 in US auction
The drawing was found in a sketchbook at Lennon's former home in England, where he lived with his first wife Cynthia.
Soon, digitalised unpublished version of Jawaharlal Nehru's handwritten autography
People across the globe would soon be able to read the unpublished handwritten autography of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru titled `In and out of Prison'.
Don’t favour making any language compulsory in school, says panel for Sanskrit promotion
The committee, set up by the HRD ministry, said that all Sanskrit Pathsalas and Vedic Schools should be affiliated to some board.
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