Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Tracing Legacy: Harivansh Rai Bachchan

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Treasured Indian poet and a celebrated figure of the Hindi literary world, Harivansh Rai Bachchan passed away at the age of 95 on January...

At Home, Away from Home: Literatures of the New Indian Diaspora

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Literature from the Indian Diaspora functions as a substitute for the homeland on a global platform, and it traverses across historical periods and geographies,...
Indian filmmaker, Mrinal Sen passed away at 95 on Sunday in Kolkata

Tracing the Legacy of Indian Cinematic Genius Mrinal Sen

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India’s treasured filmmaker, Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday in Kolkata at the age of 95. The cinematic genius was known to have a...

EU- India Discuss Ways to Preserve Cultural Heritage

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Deliberations ranged from the impact of climate change on cultural heritage and the digital transformation of cultural heritage, to the importance of cultural heritage...
Painting of Amir Khusro reciting a ghazal

AFSANE-E-URDU

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AFSANE-E-URDU With an eclectic process of evolution alongside Hindi, to its emergence as a modern Indian language, Urdu has come a long way and is...
East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’.

‘Beauty Beyond the Skin’: First Ever Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa

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East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The...
Celebrating the memory of Indian legendary singer, Mohammed Rafi on his 94th Birth Anniversary

Celebrating India’s Musical Genius Mohammed Rafi on his 94th Birthday

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India’s legendary singer, Mohammed Rafi’s musical legacy continues to inspire and enchant Indians even today. Honouring the man with the ‘golden voice’ on his...
Documentary on menstrual health set in India shortlisted for 2019 Academy Awards

Documentary on Menstrual Health set in India Shortlisted for Oscar

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Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi’s documentary, ‘Period. End of Sentence’ based on menstrual health, set in India made the Academy Awards shortlist in the Documentary...
Senegal’s Museum of Black Civilisation opens December 6.

Senegal’s Black Civilization Museum for a Post-Colonial Cultural Vision

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Senegal launches the biggest museum of Black Civilization on Thursday in the capital city of Dakar. The first Senegalese President, Leopold Sedar Senghor, announced...

Maryse Condé wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

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Writer of Africa’s first epic novel, Maryse Condé is one of the most masterly writers from the Caribbean and has written viscerally on the...

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