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  • 23-May-2017
  • Indian IAS officer publishes first philiosophical novel on God

    Haulianlal Guite an IAS officer from Manipur has written a book named 'Confessions of  A Dying Mind:The blind faith of Atheism',a novel for god.The book was unveiled by the Union Minister Kiran Rijiju.Haulianlal Gaute is a 2010 batch IAS officer from Manipur.

  • 22-May-2017
  • PM releases book written by M S Swaminathan

    PM Narendra Modi released a two part book series written on M S Swaminathan titled 'The Quest For A World Without Hunger'.M S Swaminathan is an  renowned Indian geneticist and International Administrator.


  • 10-May-2017
  • Discovery To Launch Its First Hindi General Entertainment Channel In India

    Discovery Communications announces its plan to roll out Discovery JEET, a new entertainment channel across India, starting in late 2017.

  • Buddha Purnima On 10 May

    Vesak (Buddha Purnima, Buddha Jayanti) is a Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. It falls on the day of the full moon in May and it is a gazetted holiday in India.

  • 09-May-2017
  • Legendary sitarist Rais Khan, who shifted to Pakistan in 1968, dies

    India-born legendary sitar player Ustad Rais Khan passed away in Pakistan.Ustad Rais was born in 1939 in Indore, India in a family of musicians. He belonged to the Mewati Gharana of Indian classical music.

  • 08-May-2017
  • Baahubali 2 box office collection: First Indian film to gross Rs 1000 cr worldwide

    SS Rajamouli's box office shattering Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has become the highest-grossing Indian film worldwide.It has also become the first Indian film to cross the 1000 cr mark with its worldwide collections.

  • India organized festival in Egypt to mark Tagore’s birth anniversary

    India has organized a cultural festival in Egypt to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore. The Tagore festival is being organized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, the cultural wing of the Indian Embassy in Cairo.

  • 01-May-2017
  • Sufi legend Begum Yaman passes away

    Famous sufi singer and daughter of legendary Sitar Maestro (late) Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan, Begum Yaman K. Khan has passed away.Begum Yaman used to sing all forms of Indian semi-classical music and was probably the only female singer in India of Sufi style of music in its purest form. She was the recipient of 'Hasrat Amir Khusrao Award' by Urdu Press Club International and an award for her excellence and contribution to semi-classical and Sufiana kalam by Balkan-Ji-Bari International.

  • 28-Apr-2017
  • Popular Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away

    Well-known Tamil actor and writer Vinu Chakravarthy Passed Away.Vinu Chakravarthy has acted in more than 1000 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages. He is known for his comedian, supporting and villainous roles.

  • Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs, dies

    Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs, has died in New York .

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