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Roman tombs unearthed in southwest Egypt (23:48)
Kharga (Egypt), Aug 23 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered five Roman tombs and artefacts including pottery and a funerary mask in the desert in southwest Egypt, the Ministry of Antiquities said.

Clinton calls Trump 'creep' in new book (20:24) IANS Photo Service
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) US former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in her new book has called President Donald Trump a "creep" and said he made her "skin crawl" by stalking her around the stage during a presidential debate.

A dialogue between works of three artists (With Images) (17:50)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Three artists who shared space during their grooming at Triveni Kala Sangam have brought across their styles in an exhibition here.

'Elephant Parade' comes to India (With Images) (17:50)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Statues of 101 life-sized baby elephant that have been transformed

Social media culture promotes risky posts: Study (17:48)
London, Aug 23 (IANS) If you thought young people posting content on social media that contains sexual or offensive material were just being impulsive, think again! A new study says that such risky posts might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture.

One year on, Raghuram Rajan to publish book about 'those turbulent but exciting times' (16:44) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Exactly one year after his term as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India came to an end, Raghuram Rajan is all set to publish a new book with his "commentary and speeches" to convey what it was like to be at the helm of the central bank in "those turbulent but exciting times".

Risk a vital ingredient to success: NY DJ Aaron James (IANS Interview) (With Images) (16:10)
By Vishnu Makhijani
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Risk is a vital ingredient of success, says one of New York's busiest and most celebrated DJs Aaron James, adding risk and courage being universal, he would be nowhere without them.

Art market needs to go up to propel artists to top: Ghose (15:50)
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Contending that art cannot be divorced from the people who are buying it, Art Institute Chicago's curator Madhuvanti Ghose says Indian artists are going to find it "difficult to be completely at the top" until the art market in the country goes up.

1,000 years ago, property transfer similar in Bengal, Scotland (14:06)
By Sahana Ghosh
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) More than a thousand years ago, people in Bengal and in Scotland were transferring the ownership of property in "almost exactly similar" ways, says a Scottish historian.

Jazz in times of conflict (With Images) (12:06)
By Saket Suman
Koktebel (Crimea), Aug 23 (IANS) Music -- one of the finest expressions of art -- has played diverse roles at different points of time in history. Sometimes, it is used to make a political statement -- as happened in this small town of 7,000 in the Crimea when Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly turned up on the concluding night of the Koktebel Jazz Party.

How US fumbled a chance to bring peace to Afghanistan in the 1980s (Book Review) (With Images) (11:02)
By Vikas Datta
Title: The Great Game in Afghanistan - Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and the Unending War; Author: Kallol Bhattacherjee; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599

260 injured in stone-pelting at 'Gotmar Fair' in MP (23:40)
Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) Around 260 people were injured in the stone-pelting at centuries-old traditional "Gotmar Fair" in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. The condition of four persons is stated to be serious.

KVIC revives defunct centre in Kashmir (22:16) IANS Photo Service
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Tuesday revived its defunct training centre in the Kashmir Valley where Mahatma Gandhi gave Charkha training to locals in 1947, officials said.

Can Nehru Memorial house other PMs' memorials? AGM discusses (Lead) (21:38) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The 42nd Annual General Body Meeting of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) on Tuesday discussed if memorials of other former Prime Ministers of India can be built in the sprawling campus of the Teen Murti House. However, the issue remained inconclusive.

Will look into book ban if author contacts us: Sahitya Akademi (20:34)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Sahitya Akademi, an autonomous body working with the Ministry of Culture, said the ban on the book "The Adivasi Will Not Dance" is a state government decision and it will only interfere in it if the author approaches the body.

Can Nehru Memorial house other PMs' memorials? (19:48) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The 42nd Annual General Body Meeting of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) on Tuesday discussed if memorials of other former Prime Ministers of India can be built in the sprawling campus of the Teen Murti House. However, the issue remained inconclusive.

Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize releases shortlist (19:26)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Shakti Bhatt foundation has announced the shortlist for the 10th Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize which includes six authors.

Noted poet Patar is Punjab Kala Parishad chief (18:44) IANS Photo Service
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) Noted Punjabi poet Surjit Patar was nominated as the Punjab Kala Parishad Chairman on Tuesday, state Tourism and Culture Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said.

Need to go beyond triple talaq, abolish Sharia law: Taslima (14:42) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Tuesday reacted to the Supreme Court verdict abolishing triple talak, saying while it was "definitely not women's freedom" there was need to go beyond by doing away with "1400 yrs old Quranic laws".

Amnesty criticises book ban in Jharkhand (20:58) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Jharkhand governments decision to ban a collection of short stories by an Adivasi writer and suspend him from his government job for allegedly hurting peoples sentiments is an attack on freedom of expression, Amnesty International India said on Monday.

Putin surprises music lovers at Koktebel Jazz Party (18:08) IANS Photo Service
Koktebel (Crimea), Aug 21 (IANS) In what came as a big surprise to visitors on the closing day of Koktebel Jazz Party, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the longest running event of its kind here on late Sunday night.

Kolhapur theatre troupe hopes to take Marathi 'Hamlet' pan-India (With Images) (16:44)
By Radhika Bhirani
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Language is no barrier for William Shakespeare's work, avers Kolhapur-based Mandar Bhanage, who is trying to raise funds to take his Marathi production of The Bard's "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" to a wider audience. He says lack of funds is crippling the theatre industry in the country, where there's a pool of stage talent.

Former BJP MLA's poems take potshots at Goa's caste-elite, stir controversy (12:20)
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) "Sudhir Sukta", a collection of poems by a former BJP legislator, which takes graphic and at times raunchy potshots at the state's influential Goud Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) community, has brought to fore faultlines in Goa's relatively insidious but omnipresent caste hierarchy.

The amazing tales of inventions that created and run the modern world (Book Review) (With Images) (11:26)
By Vikas Datta
Title: Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy; Author: Tim Harford; Publisher: Little, Brown; Pages: 352; Price: Rs 599

1,000 take part in green festival in Bengaluru (With Images) (21:30)
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) About 1,000 people from all walks of life took part in a cultural festival titled 'Namma Bengaluru Habba' (Our Bengaluru Festival) at the Sankey Tank here on Sunday to create awareness on preserving the environment.

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