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Teach children Islam is not terrifying Author Anita Nair

Kolkata, Jan 18 Acclaimed Indian novelist Anita Nair, who has brought to the fore tales from Quran for children, says it is necessary for children to know that Islam is not a terrifying religion as it is made out to be.

Concert marks Saint Tyagaraja’s 170th death anniversary

Mumbai, Jan 18 Around 100 musicians playing veenas, gatams, mrudangams, violins and other instruments, besides singers, rendered the 'Panchratna Kritis' (Five Gems), composed by the legendary Carnatic music exponent Saint Tyagaraja to mark his 170th death anniversary here.

Ranbir doesn’t want to be a father like me Rishi Kapoor

New Delhi, Jan 18 Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is known for his outspoken nature, says he has always tried to maintain a gap between him and his son, actor Ranbir Kapoor when it comes to talking about personal life. He says Ranbir has never liked it and doesn't want to be like him as a father.

Today’s actors are instant noodles, says Rishi Kapoor

New Delhi, Jan 18 Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been a part of the Indian entertainment industry for over four decades, said that compared to earlier times, actors today are more professional, disciplined and like instant noodles.

Rishi Kapoor launches his autobiography

New Delhi, Jan 18 Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday launched his autobiography, titled Khullam Khulla - Rishi Kapoor Uncensored, here in the presence of his wife Neetu Singh and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.

Every decade has brought something new Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, Jan 18 Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan says he doesn't think that the earlier time is better than the current rather he believes that every decade brings something new.

Massive protests for ‘Jallikattu’ continue across Tamil Nadu (Roundup)

Chennai, Jan 17 The massive protests by youth at the Marina Beach here demanding holding of jallikattu - the bull-taming sport - and banning animal rights group PETA continued into late night with talks with government officials failing on Tuesday.

Now, 50 percent of work force on sets is female, notes Amitabh

Mumbai, Jan 17 Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday said that one of the biggest changes in Indian film industry is the equal presence of women on sets in every department including production.

13th edition of Jahan-e-Khusrau to commence on March 24

New Delhi, Jan 17 World Sufi Music Festival 'Jahan-e-Khusrau', founded by filmmaker-poet Muzaffar Ali is back with its 13th edition after a two year hiatus and will commence on March 24.

Artists honoured with BC Sanyal Award

New Delhi, Jan 17 In memory of the doyen of modernism in Indian Art, Bhabesh Chandra Sanyal, the Delhi Collage of Art honoured eminent artists with the 'BC Sanyal Award' here.

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