Pooja Bhatt to pen her battle with bottle in book

Mumbai, Oct 22 : Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt will co-author a book about her battle with alcohol. It will come out early next year. “I would like to emphasise that it is not an autobiography. At 45, I am too young to write my memoirs. As they say in filmi terms, ‘Picture abhi baaki hai, dost’. […]

Elaborate ‘Annakoot’ feasts mark Govardhan Puja in Braj

Govardhan (Mathura), Oct 21 : Govardhan Puja was held in a major way in most temples of Braj, with elaborate ‘Annakoot’ or community feasts with hundreds of dishes, including sweets, namkeens and vegetables offered to Goverdhan Parbat by devotees. Govardhan Puja commemorates the lifting of the Goverdhan hill by little Sri Krishna to protect ‘Brajbasis’ […]

Google Doodle puts spotlight on Nain Singh Rawat

New Delhi, Oct 21 : About a century and half ago, a young Nain Singh Rawat who hailed from the Kumaon region of what is now in Uttarakhand, set out for a journey that no one had dared before — to survey Tibet, a Google Doodle on Saturday highlighted. The terrain was tough, resources rudimentary, […]

Pablo Neruda didn’t die of cancer: Experts

Santiago, Oct 21 : A global team of experts have said that Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda’s death was was not due to cancer. Neruda was suffering from prostate cancer at the time and cachexia – cancer wasting syndrome – was listed as the official cause of his death on September 23, 1973, reports […]

Human expressions comes alive through strokes

New Delhi, Oct 20 : It is all about figurative form of painting which brings alive the human expressions and environment at artist Binoy Varghese’s ongoing solo painting exhibition “Let a 100 flowers bloom”. Being showcased at the Palette Art Gallery in the national capital, the show is a suite of 16 canvasses that celebrate […]