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187-year-old Kolkata crematorium to be modernised
Kolkata, Dec 24 : The 187-year-old Nimtala crematorium here where the last rites of noble laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore were performed in 1941 will be modernised at a cost of Rs.20 crore.
Bangladesh president visits Tagore museum at Visva Bharati
Kolkata, Dec 23 : Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid Tuesday paid a visit to the Visva Bharati university founded by Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore and went round the museum displaying Tagore memorabilia.
Cultural programme to celebrate works of Tagore organised in Agartala
Agartala (Tripura), Dec. 13 : A cultural programme to celebrate the works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was recently organized at the Mukta Manch auditorium of Agartala.
Kathak star Sitara Devi's death leaves huge void
Mumbai, Nov 25 : Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind a galaxy of bereaved fellow performers and fans who called her a "bright star" and warmly remembered her effervesence, ...
Kathak legend Sitara Devi is dead
Mumbai, Nov 25 : Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, her family said. She was 94. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled her rich contribution to Kathak.
Amitabh evokes Tagore, reaches out to Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 10 : Adored as the "son-in-law" of Bengal, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan Monday struck a deep chord with the audience here twice invoking Rabindranath Tagore - the most revered name in this part of the world.
Tagore's songs to be translated into Hindi by Gulzar
Kolkata, Sep 15 : Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's famous Bengali compositions will be translated in Hindi by noted Bollywood lyricist Gulzar, it was announced Monday.
'Tagore's battle with depression can inspire people today'
Kolkata, Sep 6 : Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore's long battle with depression and loneliness can inspire people suffering from depressive illnesses to speak out and engage their near and dear ones to aid them in tackling the issue, a leading psychiatrist said Saturday.
Manmohan Vaidya: Nothing new in Mohan Bhagwat's 'Hindutva' statement
New Delhi, Aug.18, : According to Dr Manamohan Vaidya, publicity head of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), there is nothing new in RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement on 'Hindutva', it has been said before by Dr. Radha Krishnan, Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda.
In distant Slovenia, Tagore's art is remembered
Ljubljana, Aug 7 : The anniversary of the passing away of Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore will be remembered in Slovenia from Aug 7, his death anniversary, to Sep 4, with a unique exhibition of prints of selected paintings by Tagore and his contemporaries -- provided by the National ...
Tagore on web for Bengali diaspora, youth
Kolkata, Aug 4 : The West Bengal government has launched a project to have a digitised online biography of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's illustrious life to reach out to the Bengali diaspora and tech-savvy youngsters.
Thai princess a big fan of Tagore
Kolkata, July 22 : Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tuesday went around the Rabindra Bharati University named after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and disclosed she had a childhood wish to study at Santiniketan under his tutelage.
Bal Utsav to bring Tagore's stories on stage
New Delhi, June 17 : Popular children's stories of Rabindranath Tagore like "Kabuliwala" among others will be staged during a five-day children's theatre festival in the national capital beginning June 18, the organisers said Tuesday.
RTIICS to host free of cost arthritis clinic
Kolkata, Jun 10 : The department of Orthopedics at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) has announced an Arthritis clinic for people residing in and around Kolkata on Jun 14 (Saturday) from 12 noon onwards.
President's daughter Sharmistha performs in Tripura
Agartala, May 10 : President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and Kathak dancer Sharmistha Mukherjee's "Rainstorm and Autumn Leaves" dance-drama based on poems by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and P.B. Shelley enthralled people here.
President pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore
New Delhi, May 9 : President Pranab Mukherjee Friday paid floral tributes to Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of his 153rd birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
West Bengal celebrates Rabindra Jayanti
Kolkata, May 9 : West Bengal, along with the rest of India, dedicated Friday to mellifluous songs, captivating poems and stirring plays as the Bengali community across the country celebrated the birth anniversary of world poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Tagore's legacy will always endure: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi, May 8 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday paid tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on the eve of his birthday, saying Gurudev's legacy will always endure.
Tagore was a renaissance personality: President on Rabindranath ...
New Delhi, May 8: On the occasion of the birthday of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the latter was a renaissance personality, and added that he will always remain a inspiration for humanity.
Pranab's daughter Sharmistha to weave Tagore-Shelley in dance-drama
By Sujit Chakraborty, Agartala, May 8 : President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and endowed Kathak dancer Sharmistha Mukherjee will blend Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poetry with a Percy Bysshe Shelley poem in a performance to celebrate the poet's birth anniversary at a new 1,700-seater ...
RTIICS to host free arthritis clinic
Kolkata, May 7 : The department of orthopedics at the Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) on Wednesday announced an 'arthritis clinic' on May 10 from 12 noon onwards, here.
Slovenia to mark 154th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore
Ljubljana, May 5 : Slovenia, a country of just two million people in Central Europe, has planned multifarious ceremonies to mark the 154th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore from May 7-12.
Neepabithi's 'Tagore on the Highway' launched
Kolkata, April 10 : Commemorated world poet Rabindranath Tagore's 153rd birth anniversary, singer Neepabithi Ghosh on Thursday launched her new album "Tagore on the Highway" at the Crossword Bookstore here.
India, Bangladesh, UK join hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore
London, April 4 : India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom joined hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest poets of the Commonwealth, at the mother of parliaments - the House of Commons.
Shape clinic launched in Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, Mar 10 : Kolkata's Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RIITCS) has recently launched 'Shape - The weight loss clinic' in the hospital.
Artist Bhati N paints Modi's portrait using his nail
Rajkot, Feb.17 : Showing his admiration for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, artist Bhati N painted Modi's portrait using his nail. Visitors thronged the exhibition where Bhati has displayed his works, which he has painted using his six-inch long nail. Through ...
Tagore, Pranab and rosogolla: Modi plays to Bengali sentiments
Kolkata, Feb 5 : From invoking icons like Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda to mentioning its delightful sweets like rosogolla and sandesh, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Wednesday lost no opportunity to play to Bengali sentiments at a party rally here.
'Tagore's ideas on alternative education appealing to Indonesians'
Kolkata, Jan 28 : Celebrated Indonesian author Ayu Utami Tuesday said Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's works are "appealing" to readers in her homeland due to the bard's ideas on education that are relevant even today.