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    Kalapana Festival: Experience the diversity of India at this two-day art extravaganza in Mumbai

    India is a country which truly believes in ‘unity in diversity’ and is vivacious flamboyance. Our country is rich in languages, religions, cultures, traditions and festivals. Differentiating North from the South and East from the West is pretty simple. Even the many art forms – theatre, dance, music or craft –our country is home to are colourful. And to celebrate the rich heritage of arts and crafts, there is a two-day festival called ‘Kalapana’

  • 9 new and interesting announcements made by the EC you should know about

    The election commission today announced the polling dates for all the five poll States. The Elections will be held in 690 Assembly constituencies and there will be total 1, 85, 000 polling stations in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur.

  • Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam rolls out free bicycle scheme for 2016-17

    Chennai: The ruling AIADMK’s populist free bicycle scheme was today formally rolled out by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam here for the academic year 2016-17 to students of class eleven, costing Rs 243.96 crore to the exchequer. Late AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa had introduced the scheme during the 2001-02 academic year, benefitting students of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. It was later expanded to students of those schools receiving financial assistance from the government.

  • Turkey detains 5 IS suspects linked to nightclub attack

    Istanbul: Turkish police today detained at least five suspected Islamic State group militants believed to be linked to the deadly Istanbul nightclub attack, the state-run news agency reported.

  • Oops, Deepika gets mistaken as Priyanka in Hollywood!

    Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra may have worked together in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani but they are often compared and pitted against each other.

  • Akshay Kumar won’t star in his wife’s first production

    Twinkle Khanna’s tweet announcing her first home production Pad Man under her new banner ‘Mrs Funnybones Movies’ instantly triggered off a chain reaction, with people presuming that Akshay Kumar would star in the film about Arunachanalam Muruganantham, the man who revolutionized the sanitary pad by making it economically viable for low-income women.

  • mumbai, samajwadi party, sp, congress, shiv sena, SP slams Congress, M East war committee polls, Abu Azmi,

    Girls have to take precautions on their own, can’t wait for police, says Abu Azmi

    Mumbai: Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Wednesday came forward with another sexist comment, putting the onus on girls again for their own safety and security, saying the girls should take precautions in order to save themselves from incidents of molestation and sexual exploitation.

  • ‘Daily hearings in alleged corruption case against Sharif’

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today decided to conduct daily hearings against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members for their alleged corruption exposed in the Panama Papers leak, a case that can have serious repercussions on the premier’s political future.

  • Mumbai NCP terms Anna Hazare as ‘RSS agent’

    Mumbai: With Anna Hazare moving the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the alleged “Rs 25,000 crore sugar cooperative factories scam”, the NCP today dubbed the social activist as an “agent of the RSS”.