New Delhi: Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday said in the Rajya Sabha that the walled city of Jaipur in Rajasthan is the next proposed site for Unesco World Heritage recognition. As per the 2017 Unesco operational guidelines for the implementation of the world heritage convention, only one site can be nominated by …

New Delhi: As India continues to boost its ties with Central Asia, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan from August 2 to 5, it was announced on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, Sushma Swaraj will be in Kazakhstan on August 2-3, in the …

Panaji: The Goa Legislative Assembly on Tuesday witnessed an uproar after Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo alleged that eggs made of plastic were being sold in Goa and demanded a probe into their sale. “I have brought three eggs to show you. These are plastic eggs which are being sold in Goa. This is harmful for the …

Mumbai: Television actress Amrapali Gupta, who has played negative roles in shows like ‘Qubool Hai’, ‘Adhuri Kahaani Hamari’ and ‘Ishqbaaaz’. She is bored of playing grey characters and will will now essay a positive role in the show ‘Tujhse Hai Raabta’. ALSO READ: A tribute to the peerless singer Mohammed Rafi “After the success of ‘Qubool Hai’, …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people of the country to share their ideas for his Independence Day speech, via his mobile application. “What are your thoughts and ideas for my 15th August speech? Share them with me on a specially created forum on the Narendra Modi App,” the Prime Minister tweeted. …

Lucknow: On July 31, 1980, our nation lost the most influential and the versatile singer. Yes, the world of music lost a glittering star, Mohammed Rafi. A name, whose voice ‘was’ and ‘is’ still on the tip of the tongue of every generation. Rafi’s songs varies from Romantic to Patriotic, from Ghazals to Qawwalis and from …