HindustanTimes Thu,23 Oct 2014

Ghazal time: Delhi to celebrate centennial birth anniversary of Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar would have been 100 years old this year, if she were alive, but even 40 years after her death, her birth anniversary is still celebrated with as much gusto, by her disciple Rita Ganguly, along with other Akhtar fans.

Art fest: College students across India to display their work in Delhi

Beginning October 9, the show titled 'Prarambh' features nearly 350 artworks in diverse mediums such as drawing, painting, illustrations, digital art and mix media among others.

Buddha, Shiva Nataraja figures are inspiring, says top UK sculptor Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon, one of Britain's top sculptors and a winner of the Turner Prize, says that the 'wholeness and balance' of the Shiva Nataraja figure as well as the many Buddha structures carved out of mountains in Sri Lanka have informed much of his work.

Having it all, more than we know: India will transcend regressive elements

That picture of our rejoicing women space scientists was fantastic. Transcending its own culturally regressive elements, this India will and shall move positively ahead, its women scientists wearing flowers in their hair.

Mythological buff Charuvi dedicates artwork to Hanuman

Mythological stories and characters have always been fascinating for the most of us. A believer of his virtues and attributes, artist Charuvi Agrawal dedicates her artworks to Mahavir. Take a look.

China's popular Kung Fu show leaves Delhiites spellbound

A high-octane performance by Chinese martial arts experts and actors left both Delhiites and Chinese living and working in the national capital spellbound and enthralled on Tuesday evening.

Tales of modern India: 3D idols to mark Durga Puja

This year, West Bengal's biggest festival is a mixed bag of techniques. School students in Kumartuli are replicating centuries-old plaque of goddess Durga and introducing 3D printing technology.

Doodling his way to fame: Assam boy to represent country in doodling competition

Santanu Kaushik Hazarika, the India winner of the Red Bull Doodle Art, speaks to Hindustan Times, about the winning art piece, how he doodles and what doodling exactly means. Santanu will represent India in the final international round, in Cape Town in October.

A calmer you: It ain't music to our ears

Nowhere in the world will you see people objectifying or disrespecting a live musician’s talent as you see here. Let me tell you some particular things or situations that bug the hell out of me...

Match your steps to the beats and do the Garba!

Students and office-goers, take a break from deadlines and match your steps to the beats of Gujarati folk music. With Navratri just a few days away (starts from September 25), quick dance prep would be a good idea.

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