Vani Jairam was awarded the Ghantasala national award, which is instituted in the memory of the Telugu singing legend Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao.
A Pakistani High Court gave permission to Hindus to conduct religious activity at a Shiva temple in Abbottabad after almost 20 years.
Directed by Amit Masurkar, Newton is a political satire. The movie revolves around Newton Kumar, a rookie government clerk, who is sent on election duty to a naxal-controlled town in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh.
Google pays tribute to Kannada acting legend Rajkumar through a special doodle, preserving his legacy.
Similar to 2016, this year again three Marathi films have found their way to Cannes, one of the biggest film markets in the world.
Named after Thespis of Icaria, the festival was organised by theatre group 'Vriksh'.
Renowned Indian sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected to represent India in the Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017, the event’s 10th edition.
The film, based on a father and son relationship, underlines Modgi’s own unexpressed relationship with his father.
The Namami Brahmaputra is being organised to pay fitting tribute to the river’s life-giving prosperity and countless blessings to the people of Assam.
Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal cinema hall brings its curtain down with the screening of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on the special request of fans.
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai are the five cities that were included in the tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
About 5000 artists from North East India and 2000 artists from across the country will showcase India’s cultural heritage through performances, arts and cuisines.
The international conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar on 17 March 2017.
India’s capital city, New Delhi will be hosting the two-day International Yoga Festival on 8 March 2017.
Chandigarh is all set to host Destination North East 2017, a three-day event that aims to display the North East Region as a potential destination for investment.
The official language status was given to the endangered language by the state government in February 2017. However, the announcement was recently made by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The meeting was attended by noted personalities like sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, actor Tom Alter, Ghazal singer Penaj Masani and Punjabi singer Hans Raj Hans.
The government of Assam is all set to host its first river festival, ‘Namami Brahmaputra’, in order to promote the state’s culture, heritage, tradition and art.
While lauding the practice of Yoga, the Prime Minister said, it is popularly known that the journey of man from soul to Shiva is Yoga.
Congratulating the team Actor Rajkummar Rao twitted “So happy to share Newton has won the Art Cinema award for the Forum section at Berlinale. Congratulations team”
The five-day festival will see screening of about 15 films of different languages and genres. The film festival will conclude on 19 February 2017.
Scientists have found what they believe is the world's oldest emoji – two dots, a line and a small circle- scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635.
Neeti Mohan joins the likes of Nicholas Cage and Ashley Judd for UN’s charitable music album aimed at making a social statement on ending human trafficking.
The 19th Bharat Rang Mahotsav will pay special attention on the different genres of Indian theatre.
During the festival, over 100 artists from about 10 countries showcased their traditional and contemporary dance nuances.
The Gender Resource Centre of Bihar’s Women Development Corporation will be organising the first of its kind festival.
Inaugurated by prominent members of the South Indian film fraternity like Hariharan and Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, the festival will host the screening of around 134 films.
The main function of the celebrations was held on 5 January 2017 at the Gandhi Maidan. The celebrations in saw the presence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and several other Sikh dignitaries from India and abroad.
Veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao will be making a biopic titled ‘Amma’ on the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, covering her life story.
According to a documentary made by an Irish journalist-Senan Molony, the real reason behind the sinking of Titanic, was fire and not an iceberg.