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.
The film starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan and Ray Romano is largely based on the challenges faced by a Pakistani-born man and his American girlfriend.
‘Hour of Code’ campaign launched in India by Disney will teach computer programming to school children through online tutorial featuring characters from Disney movie ‘Moana’.
The Chief Minister acknowledged the rise in credibility of the Biennale in the global contemporary art scene and stated that the government is looking to give it a permanent home.
More than 40 exciting projects and exhibitions featuring famous artists, like Kabi Raj Lama, Bandu Manamperi, Escif, Billy Chang, SP Pushpakanthan, Lisa Stertz and Paquito Gonzalees, will be a part of the Serendipity Arts Festival.
The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.
Spanish film ‘Daughter’ took away the top prizes and the legendary Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek was honoured with the ‘Lifetime achievement award’.
The film, directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, addresses the highly concerning issue of women harassment. It is by far being considered as one of the best works by the all-time Bollywood superstar- Amitabh Bachchan.
At the 63rd National Film Awards, it had won three National awards viz. Best Supporting Actor, Best Feature Film in Tamil and Best Editing.
A 60-foot-tall silk embroidery brocade of Buddha Amitabha was unfurled on 19 September 2016. The 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, the spiritual head of the 1000-year-old Drukpa Order based in the Himalayas, unfurled the brocade amidst chanting of prayers.
The celebrations began with the Nabanna in which the newly harvested rice was offered to Goddess Samaleswari as per the stipulated Lagna, the auspicious moment.