Rabindranath Tagore

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Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

17 Jan 2020

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.

Sangh sees all Indians as Hindus, regardless of religion: Bhagwat

26 Dec 2019

Sangh sees all Indians as Hindus, regardless of religion: Bhagwat

On Wednesday, the chief of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat said the organization sees all 130 crore Indians as Hindus, irrespective of their religion and region.

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

05 Sep 2019

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

03 Sep 2019

Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

08 Mar 2019

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.

Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

30 Jan 2019

Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a heated exchange. Singh had called her over the violence that erupted after BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in WB, earlier in the day.

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

18 Nov 2018

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

Specially curated sessions on "changing literary taste" and factors influencing it were highlights of a Bengali lit fest at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral home in Kolkata.

Radio4Child award recognizes use of radio to fight child abuse

09 Nov 2018

Radio4Child award recognizes use of radio to fight child abuse

A call from a ninth standard girl, disturbed by the circulation of a video of herself with her boyfriend, made Delhi-based RJ Makin run a radio campaign against violence against children.

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

07 Nov 2018

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.

China celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

02 Oct 2018

China celebrates 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi's popular quotes and bhajans resonated today in the sprawling Chaoyang Park in Central Beijing where people from all walks of life gathered to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary.

Kolkata: Digital archive of 3,500 Rabindranath Tagore poems launched

02 Sep 2018

Kolkata: Digital archive of 3,500 Rabindranath Tagore poems launched

A digital archive of 3,500 poems of Rabindranath Tagore was launched in Kolkata in a private initiative with 15 recitations by the poet himself and the rest by 245 elocutionists.

'Jana Gana Mana' becomes 'most viewed national anthem' on YouTube

14 Aug 2018

'Jana Gana Mana' becomes 'most viewed national anthem' on YouTube

A piano rendition of the Indian national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana", has broken all records to become the most viewed national anthem with 72 million views on YouTube.

Not PM post, Banerjee just wants BJP defeated in 2019

02 Aug 2018

Not PM post, Banerjee just wants BJP defeated in 2019

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has said she is not eyeing the Prime Minister's post and that her only motive was to see Bharatiya Janata Party's defeat in 2019 General elections.

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

31 Jul 2018

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore, and former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, in a 12-episode series biopic.

'Ek doctor ki maut' writer Ramapada Chowdhury dies at 95

29 Jul 2018

'Ek doctor ki maut' writer Ramapada Chowdhury dies at 95

Acclaimed Bengali writer Ramapada Chowdhury, whose story "Abhimanyu" was made into a Hindi movie "Ek doctor ki maut", has died at a Kolkata hospital today, his family said.

Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'

01 Jul 2018

Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'

Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Santiniketan has refused to grant permission for on-campus shooting of "Nalini" - a Priyanka Chopra production on the "relationship" between teenaged Rabindranath Tagore and a Marathi girl, university sources said.

Man breaks PM's security to give Tagore's portrait in Shantiniketan

25 May 2018

Man breaks PM's security to give Tagore's portrait in Shantiniketan

In a major security breach, a man gave PM Modi a portrait of Rabindranath Tagore breaking his safety cordon at the Visva Bharati convocation in WB's Santiniketan.

Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

11 May 2018

Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

The 100th birth anniversary of legendary classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai was celebrated today by search engine giant Google with a colourful doodle on its India homepage.

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

11 May 2018

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's gaffes have recently made people laugh and invited criticism for BJP, but party president Amit Shah said he was satisfied with his groundwork.

'Bioscopewala' will release on 25-May to pay tributes to Tagore

06 May 2018

'Bioscopewala' will release on 25-May to pay tributes to Tagore

The makers of "Bioscopewala", an extrapolation of Rabindranath Tagore's Kabuliwala, said they decided to release the film this month to pay tributes to the Nobel laureate on his 157th birth anniversary.

Royal scion opposes Tripura's move to convert palace into museum

22 Apr 2018

Royal scion opposes Tripura's move to convert palace into museum

The Tripura government's decision to develop the century-old "Puspavant Palace" into a museum has come under fire from Manikya Bahadur, state's royal scion and the grandson of last king Bir Bikram Kishore, who termed it as a move to "hijack indigenous heritage".

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore auctioned for $700

13 Mar 2018

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore auctioned for $700

A signed hardcover copy of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's "The King of the Dark Chamber" has been sold for $700 at an auction in the US.

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

06 Mar 2018

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

The English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous Bengali play "Raja" is up for auction in the US.

Celebs galore at Kolkata International Film Festival 2017

11 Nov 2017

Celebs galore at Kolkata International Film Festival 2017

The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival began yesterday. It will last for 8 days from November 10 to November 17.

Wall at Rajiv Chowk to commemorate Indian Nobel-prize winners

02 Nov 2017

Wall at Rajiv Chowk to commemorate Indian Nobel-prize winners

The Delhi Metro on Wednesday installed the Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk metro station for the seventh consecutive year.

Most happening events in and around Delhi this weekend!

23 Sep 2017

Most happening events in and around Delhi this weekend!

People in the national capital can enjoy a lot of arts, theatre, shopping, music, dance, comedy events this weekend.