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  • Entertainment Tax is no longer applicable to music concerts in Gujarat

    The Supreme Court waives off entertainment tax on musical events happening in Gujarat, be they for commercial or educational purposes. Image source: livelaw.in The Supreme Court recently declared that musical programmes in Gujarat will not be liable to pay entertainment…

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Image source: cloudfront-net Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu the hometown of the former President, Lt Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, was visited by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 2nd death anniversary on July 27th, to inaugurate the grandeur memorial dedicated…

  • Yogi Adityanath finds a creative way to combat Population Explosion

    On a creative note, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has stated to distribute Shagun Kits to newlywed couples in the state. The Shagun Kit is a package that includes condoms, oral and emergency contraceptives, Family Planning literature to help couples plan, handkerchief,…

  • Ahmedabad Twinned with Valladolid in Spain

      The sister city list of Ahmedabad has been studded with one more star. After Ohio, Guangzhou, Port Louis, Astrakhan, Ulsan, and Jersey City, the Heritage Hamlet has tied a golden knot with the city of Valladolid, Spain. The current…

  • GST on Arts & Theatre

    Rolling out on Jul 1, 2017, GST is an indirect tax applicable on the sale, transfer, barter, purchase, lease, or Import of Goods and Services while replacing all the former applicable taxes. While some are happy with this upcoming change…

  • Hindi Cinema’s Charismatic Icon Vinod Khanna Passes Away

    Veteran Actor, Filmmaker and Politician Vinod Khanna passed away today morning after his struggle with Cancer. Khanna in his hey days, was extremely popular and enjoyed an enviable fan following. He has won Two FilmFare Awards for his work in Hindi Films. It…

  • Yogi Adityanath Says No more Jayanti Holidays in Uttar Pradesh

    Creative Yatra the offbeat media space felt intrigued on hearing the news that there will be no more holidays on birth and death anniversary of public leaders in schools and colleges anymore. The new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi…

  • ‘Time Waterfall’ in Hong Kong

    This years Art Basel featured the massive light installation titled ‘Time Waterfall’ by Japanese Artist Tatsuo Miyajima. The installation was done on the facade of International Commerce Centre, Kowloon Station and it was showcased between March 21 and March 26,…

  • World’s First World Humanitarian Summit in progress.

    After the Second World War it is the first time that more than 1.5 billion people are in need of human welfare aid from different regions of the world. The United Nations have decided to gather delegates of 135 countries…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/vishwesh-desai-lower-res..jpg Literature and Candy Floss : Gujarat Literature Festival as experienced by teen author Vishwesh Desai

My experience at GLF was a marvelous one. The very fact that such a well-organized event, at such a large scale, was being held at one of my favourite places in my hometown – the sophisticated yet welcoming Kanoria Arts…

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Cover2.jpg This Travelling Exhibition on the ‘Death of Architecture’ Provokes You to Demand Better Cities and Places

13 architects from around India raise their voices in critique, mourn the dying city and reminisce about forgotten beauty in this first-of-its-kind exhibition.   When I heard that an exhibition called the ‘Death of Architecture’ was coming to Mumbai, I…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/music-instuments-final-01.jpg 7 Indian Musical Instruments that are on the verge of oblivion

“Hurrian Hymn No.6” is the oldest known written music piece, discovered so far. This origin of this piece dates back to 3400 years back in Bronze Age. It was engraved by Syrians on a clay slab. Even the origins of…