• Front row access to the best Marathi plays

    The annual Marathi theatre festival at NCPA starts this Friday. While your tickets for Aaydaan should be booked right now, the other six shouldn’t be missed, be it for their strong themes or promising talent

  • The 'cultural' face of education

    Once, a man and his daughter were walking down the road. They saw a cow eating a plastic packet

  • Great news for Agra's Mughal-era gardens

    Independent non-profit organisation World Monuments Fund has tied up with the Archaeological Survey of India to restore some of Agra’s stunning Mughal-era gardens

  • Mumbai Diary page: Thursday Theme

    The city — sliced, diced and served with a dash of sauce

  • BJP legislator attends Goa Assembly session in 'dhoti'

    Writer-turned-legislator Vishnu Wagh today attended the first day of Goa Legislative Assembly session in a 'dhoti', claiming "he is proud of his culture."

  • A thousand times and more!

    Some books hook you instantly with their covers -- perhaps, like this one that comes with dreamy embossed gold letters nudging the child in us to imagine tales that belong to the world of fascination and  timelessness

  • Excess of pub culture is not good: BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha

    BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha has said "excess of pub culture is not good," days after state Cabinet minister Sudin Dhavalikar spoke against the pub culture

  • Union tourism minister wants to control pub culture

    Shripad Naik's call for strict regulations on nightclubs comes days after a Goa cabinet minister’s demand to ban mini-skirts

  • Retro will be hip at MoodI

    IIT Bombay's cultural festival has trumpeted its theme for this year that involves a typewriter race, English street lamps, Marilyn Monroe umbrellas and more

  • Ganga ghats to be developed for tourists

    In an effort to develop ghats along river Ganga as prominent tourist destinations, the tourism ministry on Monday proposed to renovate the ghats, introduce houseboats and build more dams, officials said.

  • Saving Indian Culture

    If there’s a Bharatiya Janata Party government in power anywhere in India, you can be sure that the race to protect Indian Culture will follow

  • Goa minister wants ban on girls wearing short skirts to nightclubs

    Goa's Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar wants to ban young girls from wearing short skirts to nightclubs of Goa

  • Muthalik welcomes remarks on girls visiting pubs in short dresses

    A day after a Goa minister spoke against young girls visiting pubs in short dresses, Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik today welcomed the statement saying it showed that several important people shared his views.

  • Congress to present mini-skirt to Goa minister for sexist comment

    The Congress will present a mini-skirt to Goa's Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who wants a ban on girls from wearing short skirts to nightclubs, as, he says, they are a threat to the "Goan culture"

  • Hear the masters of animation

    The Godrej India Culture Lab is hosting an Indo-Japanese animation talk, titled Method in the Madness, featuring Japanese artist collective Saigo No Shudan and Professor Sekhar Mukherjee from NID

  • 'No Railways, no India'

    Since the historic day when the first steam engine was flagged off in erstwhile Bombay to today’s monorails — trains have bound lives across India into a single identity for the last 161 years. A new title, India Junction, celebrates this indelible feature of our national struggle, summer holidays and of course, Bollywood.

  • Framing Mumbai's taxiwallahs

    Taxiwala Mumbaikar is a series of photographs by Mumbai-based Uday Tadphale who originally belongs to Mahad city in Raigad district.

  • Angelina Jolie launches fight against wartime rape

    Hollywood star Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday launched a four-day summit on ending rape in war, calling for an end to the "culture of impunity" and more prosecutions

  • Set to be the next online superstar?

    With 55 pc Indians watching videos online everyday and with a 27 pc increase in online audience over the last 12 months, digital media companies are reaping in the benefits. Soma Das goes behind the screen to find out what it takes to be an online sensation

  • What's new at the East Indian museum?

    The East Indian community's museum that opened to the public on May 19, 2013, was meant to promote the culture and traditions of this indigenous community

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