A planned trip to the Taj Mahal turned into a nightmare for 52-year-old Sandhya Mandal from West Bengal who suffered serious injuries in the derailment of the Sealdah-Ajmer express here today. Mandal, one of 50 passengers who were injured when 15 ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
From 19th century Kalighat paintings, and Pattachitras from Odisha to tribal Gond art, and Madhubani paintings from Mithila, several forms of tribal and folk art from across the country are being showcased at a new art show here. The show titled, "Prakriti - ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
A selfie atop a goods train is all that 18-year-old Mohammad Ayub has left for his parents to remember. A lover of selfies, Ayub met his tragic end doing just what his father had tried to dissuade him from. Jamaluddin Khan, Ayub's father, said that he had ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
The renaming of Dalhousie Road to 'Dara Shikoh Road' earlier this month is the continuation of a gradual effacing of our colonial past. As those living in Delhi will testify to, well known and not so well known English names are slowly disappearing from the ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
As the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan reopen on Sunday, visitors will for the first time see roses named after India’s President Pranab Mukherjee and his wife, Suvra Mukherjee, growing next to ‘Abraham Lincoln’, ‘Christian Dior’ and ‘Queen Elizabeth’. For those who aren’t lucky enough to visit the iconic grounds, here’s a stroll through the beautiful gardens. -- ALSO SEE: Inside President Pranab's home The ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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