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India’s older women face the brunt of Exclusion: Social, financial & digital with rise in dependency and abuse, reveals report

Kolkata: Abuse against older women in India is witnessing a rising trend, with physical violence emerging as the top form of abuse, a report focusing on older women revealed.

International seminar on the Ramayana in Delhi draws many participants; scholars discuss about the epic's influence on SouthEast Asia

New Delhi/IBNS: The first day of the two-day International seminar on Ramayana in SouthEast Asia, organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in Delhi saw scholars exchanging views on the Indian epic Ramayana and its influence on South East Asian countries.

Music & Beyond: Nairobi gets a chance to enjoy a fusion of Indian and African music

Nairobi/IBNS: Nairobi resident with Kolkata connections, Ananya Pal, will be presenting ‘Music & Beyond’, at the Kenyan capital on June 10 this year as her contribution towards World Music Day (observed globally on June 21).

India to host Miss World competition for first time after 27 years

The Miss World Organization on Thursday announced that India has been chosen as the host country for the highly anticipated 71st Miss World 2023 pageant.

Oxford Big Read global competition commences for primary and secondary school students across India

Kolkata/IBNS: Oxford University Press (OUP) India has announced the launch of 5th edition of the Oxford Big Read Global competition, an annual reading competition aimed at promoting good reading habits among primary and secondary school students.

Indian delegation from JK explores growth opportunities in France's booming textile market

Srinagar/IBNS: A group of 70 individuals, including over 15 artisans and entrepreneurs from Jammu and Kashmir, attended Foire De Paris as part of a delegation.

Bhutan: 600 people from India visit neighbouring nation to witness Gomphu Kora Tshechu

As many as 600 Indian travelers from Tawang region in India visited Bhutan to attend the  Tshechu festival.

International Tagore Festival brings together renowned song exponents from London, Bangladesh, India

Kolkata/IBNS: London-based Dr. Ananda Gupta has initiated the International Tagore Festiva representing a unique approach to showcasing Rabindranath Tagore's songs.

IGNCA Kaladarsana division brings Lithuanian music to Delhi, also holds centenary birth anniversary of artist Amarnath Sehgal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi got a glimpse of Lithuanian art and culture thanks to the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) Kaladarsana Division.

Yatish Kumar’s passion for literature revs up Hindi literary scene in India

Yatish Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director, Braithwaite & Company Ltd, a seasoned poet, author and literati, has been promoting Hindi poetry and literature across India.

Sri Lankan people have always been friendly, supportive and welcoming: Indian restauranter Viraj Panchal

After arriving in Sri Lanka, Indian businessman Viraj Panchal fell in love with the Island Nation and expanded his business here. He is also running one of the most popular restaurants in Colombo city- Mango Tree. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra catches up to know his journey in Sri Lanka so far. Excerpts:

Cabinet approves MoU signed on mutual recognition of academic qualifications between India, UK, Northern Ireland

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 07.09.2022 chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi granted ex post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on mutual recognition of academic qualifications signed on 25.04.2022.

Suicides in India: A Silent Killer

In 2003, 10th September was chosen to be celebrated as World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). In collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO), the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) uses this day to create awareness that suicide leading to premature deaths can be prevented. This article aims to present the overall picture relating to suicides happening in India.

'You don't know what it is to be lonely', says Ratan Tata as he invests in elderly companionship startup

Mumbai/IBNS: "You don't know what it is to be lonely, until you spend time alone wishing for companionship."

India at 75: Bengali musical group recreates national song Vande Mataram

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali musical group of 15 singers, Eso Bondhu, recreated India's national song Vande Mataram on the occasion of the country's 75th Independence year.