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Google Doodle on Tuesday, paid tribute to famous Indian artist Jamini Roy (1887 - 1972). Jamini Roy, the world-renowned Bengali painter, is one of the most significant modernists in the world of In..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi  tweeted his greetings today to millions of Indians who started a nine-day fast to mark the Chaitra Navratri festival dedicated to Goddess Durga.  The festiva..
UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore on Friday launched free yoga classes for Chandigarh residents in 38 schools in the first phase of the initiative.  In the next phase, around 100 government sch..
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is planning to provide free Wi-Fi services at Lodhi Garden from next month. "There is a plan to provide free Wi-Fi at all the major parks under our area in th..
The registration for the annual Amarnath yatra through both Baltal and Chandanwari routes began on March 1 and will done through over 400 designated branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu and Kashm..
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday donated gold ornaments worth around Rs 5 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Sri Venkateswara in nearby Tirumala. The CM offered praye..
Kashmir government has issued a new order to limit the number of guests and food at the weddings. As per the order, parents of brides and grooms cannot invite more than 500 guests. The order has al..
The 15 days Surajkund International Crafts Mela in Faridabad, state of Haryana, came to an end on Wednesday with more than 200 artisans participating in the fair visited by 12.50 lakh people. ..
Chandigarh citizens and visitors will be offered a unique opportunity to enjoy the helicopter rides during the Rose Festival 2017 which is scheduled to be held from 17th to 19th February. The Chand..
The Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi (PLKA) has selected six artists for Annual Akademi Awards – 2017.  As many as 60 selected works of the winners will be displayed at the annual exhibition in..
The 15th International Puppet Festival culminated on Monday in Chandigarh with the final performance ‘The Lantern Festival’ at Tagore theatre Festival’ performed by a group from Ta..
China on Saturday celebrates the New Year of the Rooster. The official holidays began from Friday, January 27 and will last till February 2. The 15 days of New Year celebrations are filled with cul..
The annual 'Snow Carnival' at Gulmarg will be held from January 21 to February 5 this year, the Tourism Department said. The carnival was scheduled to be held in the first week of January but a pro..
On the first New Years day, the Art of Living Foundation (AOL), organised a musical evening of sufi music, ‘Sumeru Sandhya’ in Jammu to raise funds for the education of rural and tribal ..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday cancelled his scheduled visit to Kurukshetra for the inauguration of the International Gita Mahotsav 2016 in the wake of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha..
Government’s decision to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 nomination notes had badly affected wedding season. Thousands of weddings are planned across India today, considered one of the most ausp..
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is going to declare the Kashmiri Red Stag (also known as Hangul) as a Critically Endangered species.  Hangul is the state animal of Ja..
The State of Haryana will complete 50 years on November 1, which is also celebrated as Haryana Day, and the government has decided to celebrate its Golden Jubilee festival from this day till October..
Thousands of devotees on Saturday thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh to mark the beginning of the 10-day long Navratri festival, the holy period for the Hindus. The festival is celebrated for nin..
Australia on Monday returned to India two ancient sculptures and  a century rock carving, worth US$ 840,000 bought from an illegal Indian art dealer in 2005. At least eight other objects bough..
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Kangana Ranaut
One of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses in India, Kangana Ranaut, suffered severe injury after she was hit by a sword on her forehead while filming sword-fighting sequence on the sets of Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi in Hyderabad. The actress was rushed to the ICCU of Apollo hospital and had to get 15 stitches on her forehead.  As...

   
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