50 German students visit Chandigarh to strengthen bilateral links

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:54

Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) As part of their tour of India to strengthen India-German bonds and widen their own cultural horizon, a group of 50 students from five schools in Germany visited Chandigarh on Tuesday, a programme organiser said.


Actors shouldn't have any image: Nawazuddin

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:24

Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is happy that superstar Aamir Khan has played a quirky character in a never-seen-before avatar in "Secret Superstar", says actors should not be conscious about an image.


British Council introduces digital dance experience in India

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:20

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The British Council has unveiled an interactive, digital dance experience across India, created by Flying Object with world-renowned choreographer Wayne McGregor and Attakkalari Dance Company from India.


SBI to help restore Mumbai's heritage site Shivaji Terminus

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:18

Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Biggest public sector lender State Bank of India will help restore and conserve the world heritage site of Central Railway headquarters, the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), officials said here on Tuesday.


Javed Akhtar to be honoured with Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:34

Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is being honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award on the 28th anniversary of Hridayesh Arts and the 80th birthday of veteran music composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar.


Sony Music to distribute Oriya content

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:26

Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Global music company Sony Music will distribute 'Jatra' content, Sambalpuri folk songs and the devotional "shloka mantra" as part of a digital distribution deal with Odisha's media house Eastern Media Ltd.


SRFTI students protest against 'dictatorial attitude'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:16

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) The students body at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) on Tuesday launched a protest against imposition of "draconian rules" and "threats of expulsion" every other day.


'Justice League' to release in India on November 17

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:04

Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Big screen epic action adventure "Justice League", directed by Zack Snyder and starring DC Super Heroes -- Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Raymond Fisher as Cyborg, Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Ezra Miller as The Flash -- will release in India on November 17.