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Kerala folk musician bats for bamboo promotion

By Arun Lakshman Thiruvananathapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) Jayachandran Kadampanad needs no introduction in Kerala - he is the state's own ballad singer, travelling across the state and outside, performing folk music. He is now into...

A heart connect — Wedding Ring

By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANSlife) At one point, you must have wondered, why does a husband or a wife always wear their wedding band or engagement ring on one particular finger and...

For those who need a helping hand

By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANSlife) Ganesh was only two-year old when his parents left him at an NGO where they had taken him for treating his disability. He is 17 now and...

UAE-based Indian breaks record for largest greetings card

Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has broken the world record for the largest 'Pop up Greetings Card' record, the media reported on Saturday. Ramkumar Sarangapani is currently the holder of the highest...

Assam youth uses discarded TV sets to house stray dogs

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Discarded domestic items can also be utilised to build animal's shelter house -- this has been transformed into a reality when Assam's Abhijit Dowarah has prepared makeshift kennels...

Perfect Wines to pair with your Christmas Dinner

By Sonal Holland New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANSlife) Christmas is here and 'tis the season to be jolly, gather around with family and friends, spoil each other with gifts and most importantly, indulge in a...

Assessing the impact of Indian classical music and ragas on an individual

By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANSlife) Music is one of the best, greatest and purist form creation by mankind. Music plays a more important role in our life than just being a source...

‘Ghalib: A Wilderness at My Doorstep’ opens a new window to the renowned poet

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib was born in Agra in the closing years of the 18th century. A precocious child, he began composing verses at an early age and gained...

‘A Matter of Trust’ chronicles India-US ties over 7 decades

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) "I thought India was pretty jammed with poor people and cows wandering around the streets, witch doctors and people sitting on hot coals and bathing in the Ganges, but...

‘Yashasvi Bharat’ talks about Hindu as worshipers of unity in diversity

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) 'Yashasvi Bharat', a book based on collections of 17 speeches of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, which is supposed to be released next week, speaks about Hindu...