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OTT wave takes flavors of India into global showbiz space

Slowly but surely, India and Indianness are foraying the world of showbiz in the West, and much of it has to do with the country's growing presence in the OTT space

Former Nepal cricket captain Khadka nominated for ICC’s associate player of decade

Former Nepalese cricket team captain Paras Khadka was nominated by the International Cricket Council for the ICC men’s Associate Player of the decade on Tuesday

'Delhi Crime' wins International Emmy for Best Drama Series

The acclaimed Indian web series "Delhi Crime" has won the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, held virtually this year owing to the ongoing Covid pandemic

British social worker braves dengue, Covid, Cobra-bite in Rajasthan

A Briton social worker who has been coming to India to help local artisans through his charity organisation combated dengue, malaria and corona but came out of all the challenges unscathed

Nepal's museums reopen after eight months

Since March, Nepal’s museum curators have been in deep despair due to the extended Covid-19 lockdown, and the ban on public gatherings

Religious fellow feeling at Chhat: When a Muslim man helped in a Hindu festival

The Chhat festival is largely celebrated in Bihar, in eastern India, where women pay tributes to the sun god in thanksgiving for the bounty of nature

'Hyderabad's Nizam never discriminated against people on basis of religion'

Seventh Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan, the last ruler of erstwhile Hyderabad State and the architect of THE modern city of Hyderabad, was a visionary who never discriminated against people on the basis of religion, says his grandson Nawab Mir Najaf Ali Khan

Theatres have reopened in India but trade looks for 'one pan-India film' to change fortunes

Ever since cinemas reopened in parts of India as part of the unlock process, a few new releases -- including Hollywood films -- have hit the big screen. Trade experts say regular Hollywood popcorn flicks will not help bring the crowds back to theatres, nor will small Bollywood releases

Spreading the message of Sufism through Urdu hip hop

Hip hop and Urdu may make strange bedfellows as also hip hop and Sufism, but an Urdu hip-hop band has come out with an album with a strange fusion of rap music with a Sufi message and mostly Urdu lyrics

At minus 7 degrees, Gulmarg's ski slopes beckon winter sports lovers

Clocking minus 7 degrees Celsius as its minimum temperature on Friday, the world-famous ski resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir is all bedecked with snow to welcome winter sports lovers this season

Biggest ever Indian Soccer League (ISL): Football takes centre-tage in new-normal India

When ATK took on Chennaiyin FC in the last Indian Super League (ISL) season's final, the COVID-19 pandemic was just starting to become a frightening reality across the country

World’s largest Sanskrit-Nepali e-dictionary launched

Purna Prasad Mishra ‘Swami Keshabananda Giri’ has published the world’s largest Sanskrit-Nepali e-dictionary in a form of android application

Bangladesh man arrested for sending obscene messages to Kolkata actress

Police arrested a man in Khulna for reportedly sending obscene text messages to Kolkata's popular actress Srabanti Chatterjee

Cricket Association of Nepal to lease proposed Nepal Premier League T20 to Indian company

Cricket Association of Nepal has agreed to a proposal to lease the proposed Nepal Premier League to an Indian company, Seven 3 Sports

Tagged falcons visit India covering 33,000 km before reaching Somalia

Flying thousands of kilometres from their breeding grounds in northern China and eastern Mongolia, nearly a million Amur falcons, a small grey bird of prey, regularly descend across northeast India for nearly a month in October to feed and rest before continuing their journey to southern Africa


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