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Paying tributes to Tagore's family

Published on 18-Nov-2017
Jorasanko Thakurbari, Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral house, in Kolkata. Debashish Bhaduri

The ancestral home of Rabindranath Tagore in north Kolkata is abuzz with activities all through the day as the complex houses the campus of Rabindra...

Nepal's musicians retune to tradition

Published on 18-Nov-2017
In this photograph taken on September 18, 2017, Nepali band 'Night' gather for a rehearsal during an interview with AFP in Kathmandu. Nepal's musical heritage is enjoying a revival as young musicians fuse the sounds of traditional instruments once at risk of disappearing with lyrics that examine the modern challenges facing the country. / AFP PHOTO / Prakash MATHEMA / TO GO WITH 'NEPAL-MUSIC-TRADITION',FEATURE BY PAAVAN MATHEMA

Nepal's musical heritage is enjoying a revival as young musicians fuse...

Banned pain killers land ignorant Indians in UAE jails

Published on 18-Nov-2017
Pills on a person's palm

When Lakshmi Motam sent 20 tramadol tablets from her south Indian village ...

Canada highway throws lifeline to Arctic hamlet

Published on 18-Nov-2017
Dirty footprints in the snow in the winter.

Life can be tough in Tuktoyaktuk, a Canadian hamlet on the Arctic Ocean...

The Italian nursery pulling down the walls of prison

Published on 11-Nov-2017

With its warm colours and toy-filled rooms, the Biobab nursery looks just like any other, but this is daycare with a difference.

French chef's twist on haute cuisine

Published on 11-Nov-2017

A van spirits 10 guests to a secret location in Shanghai, where...

Lonar lake a gift from the sky

Published on 10-Nov-2017
Lonar lake in Buldhana district in Maharashtra

Lonar crater lake and its surroundings is huge and picturesque and is located in Buldhana district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

Mountains of garbage and despair in India's dirtiest city

Published on 04-Nov-2017
Garbage strewn around in Gonda in Uttar Pradesh. AFP

Flies throng over piles of faeces, the drains overflow with sewage and the foul smell...

Five residents bid to buy Scottish island

Published on 04-Nov-2017

When tycoons in helicopters began landing on Scotland's Isle of Ulva, its five tenants...

Iran moves to save last Asiatic cheetahs

Published on 04-Nov-2017

Iranian environmentalists have mobilised to protect the world's last Asiatic cheetahs...

Photo Gallery
Shraddha Kapoor being felicitated by Film maker Subhash Ghai as the youth icon during IFFI...

Shraddha Kapoor being felicitated by Film maker Subhash Ghai as the youth icon during IFFI...

Sachin Tendulkar plays a game with Special Olympics children during a UNICEF event...

Sachin Tendulkar plays a game with Special Olympics children during a UNICEF event...

Priests and devotees perform Sheeveli rituals of 15 caprisoned Elephants...

Priests and devotees perform Sheeveli rituals of 15 caprisoned Elephants...

Ranveer Singh during a promotional event in Mumbai...

Ranveer Singh during a promotional event in Mumbai...

Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare...

Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare...

Reception in the honour of Justice Dalveer Bhandari

Reception in the honour of Justice Dalveer Bhandari

Rajinikanth seeks blessings of head priest of the Sri Raghavendra Temple...

Rajinikanth seeks blessings of head priest of the Sri Raghavendra Temple...

Artists perform a folk dance during the inaugural ceremony of 48th edition of the IFFI...

Artists perform a folk dance during the inaugural ceremony of 48th edition of the IFFI...

Brides sit for a mass marriage ceremony organized for 12 Muslim couples at Mazgaon...

Brides sit for a mass marriage ceremony organized for 12 Muslim couples at Mazgaon...

Artists perform dance on the occasion of Haryana State Day...

Artists perform dance on the occasion of Haryana State Day...

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