New Vincent van Gogh drawing unveiled in the Netherlands

The Hague, Jan 16 : A drawing that had for several years been studied by experts was on Tuesday confirmed to have been created by the Dutch post-Impressionist master Vincent van Gogh. The black and white drawing, which depicts Paris’ Montmartre hill and a stone quarry beside it in a rural setting, had been part […]

Death of Cranberries lead singer O’Riordan not suspicious: British police

London, Jan 16 : The death of Dolores O’Riordan, the 46-year-old iconic lead singer of the rock band The Cranberries, was on Tuesday ruled not suspicious by the British police. O’Riordan was on Monday found dead in her hotel room in the centre of London, where she was getting ready to take part in a […]

43 artists to receive Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards on Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan 16 : The Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2016 will be given away to 43 eminent musicians, dancers, and theatre artists at Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday. Artists who will receive the Akademi’s Awards this year in the field of music are Padma Talwalkar and Prabhakar Karekar for […]

Renowned Khasi author Pde dead

Shillong, Jan 16 : Former Meghalaya bureaucrat and renowned Khasi author Leslie Harding Pde died at a hospital here on Tuesday following a brief illness, family sources said. He was 79. A playwright, writer, translator and humourist, he had authored more than 20 books and translated the “Bhagavad Gita”, “Ramayana”, “Mahabharat” and the “Upanishads” into […]

Three Jallikattu spectators die in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Jan 16 : Three spectators of Jallikattu or bull taming sport were killed and several injured at different places in Tamil Nadu when bulls attacked them, according to reports reaching here. In a village in Sivaganga district — around 500 km from here — two persons were killed when a bull attacked them on […]

Israeli PM, wife visit Taj Majal

[Agra: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu pose for a picture during a visit to historic Taj Mahal in Agra on Tuesday. /PTI] Agra, Jan 16 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara spent over an hour visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra on Tuesday. The Israeli Prime […]