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Legendary artist Kamalprabha Devi passes away

Agartala: Tripura's legendary artist Maharaj Kumari Kamalprabha Devi died at Nagaon in Assam on Thursday, family sources said here. She was 105. "Kamalprabha Devi had been...

On October 2, Mahatma to ‘return to life’ at UNESCO

UNESCO MGIEP is a category 1 research in education institute integral to UNESCO. It is supported largely by the MHRD, and is the only UNESCO category 1 institute in the Asia Pacific Region

Mysuru decks up for 10-day Dasara festival in Karnataka

The festival also marks the celebration of triumph over evil as the presiding goddess is learnt to have killed Hindu demon Mysasura on the auspicious occasion when Hind god Ram returned to Ayodhya from a 14-year exile in Threta Yug.

Banksy’s UK Parliament painting sells for $12mn

The auction took place a year after Banksy himself intervened in a Sotheby's auction, when his artwork "Girl with Balloon" self-destructed as the gavel came down to become the newly titled "Love is in the Bin".

Preserve Town Hall, showcase legacy: Himachal HC

Shimla: Nearly a year after Shimla's British-era Town Hall was reconstructed in its original half-timbered Tudor style with the Asian Development Bank's funding of Rs...

10-day Dasara festival begins at Mysuru with pomp

As the state government is the host for the fest, Yediyurappa heralded the cultural events and flagged off the sporting events in the sprawling palace vicinity.

At 86, Picasso fell in love with Switzerland’s Basel

Basel: Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso died at the age of 93 in 1973 but seven...

Nearly 1,500 artists to participate in Goa art festival

The eight-day festival which will showcase 100 dynamic projects showcasing visual, performing and culinary arts projects across the state capital, is also expected to unveil slices of yet-undisplayed Goan art

Indian artist Nalini Malani receives UK National Gallery fellowship

The new Fellowship is a pioneering, peer-to-peer collaboration with a non-London collecting institution, which this year is the Holburne Museum, Bath. The Fellowship is awarded to an artist of international standing and renown, with a major body of work that has significantly contributed to 20th and 21st-century art, the Gallery said.

Kochi Biennale Foundation appoints Adeeb Ahamed as trustee

Ahamed, a native of Thrissur, runs the LuLu Financial Group in Abu Dhabi and is also managing director of its retail arm Tablez and hospitality investment arm Twenty14 Holdings.

Asha Bhosle on turning 86: I wake up to music even...

Mumbai: She is a living legend with an active career of six decades and she needs no introduction. Padma Vibhushan-honoured Asha Bhosle turned 86 on...

Ali Rajpura’s new book showcases Sikh-Muslim bond in Punjab

The book, 'Sikha teh Musalmana di Etihasik Sanjh', has depicted the bonding of all 10 Sikh gurus with Muslims in their various forms as companion, disciple and followers.

Banksy donates migrant crisis paintings to charity

Titled Mediterranean Sea View 2017, the works are estimated to sell for between 800,000 pounds and 1.2 million pounds, the Metro newspaper reported on Sunday.

Bento Box festival takes you on a Japanese odyssey

There are three variants of the Bento Box on offer - Vegetarian, Mixed Meat and Seafood - and I opted for the last named because it is seafood that is at the heart of Japanese cuisine.

‘Voices’ auction sets new world record for MF Husain

This superlative composition (lot 14) was created during a significant phase in the artist's career during the late 1950s, a time when he had become an artist of international repute, and amassed global exposure, with regards to his art practice and philosophy. The work is his largest creation from the 1950s.

Nobel Prize Museum to hold exhibition in Punjab

Serge Haroche (Nobel Prize in Physics in 2012) and Kailash Satyarthi (Nobel Peace Prize in 2014) will take part in the activities along with Juleen Zierath, Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Nobel Academy.

Veteran photo journalist Aloke Mitra dies at 77

Mitra, 77, left behind his wife and only daughter.

Ten shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the Jaipur BookMark

The iWrite shortlist will be announced on December 15 on the JBM website.

Kochi-Muziris Biennale announces first list of artists

Artist Shubigi Rao will be curating the fifth edition of the biennale titled 'In Our Veins Flow Ink and Fire'.

Expert tips, tricks to build your home library

New Delhi:   Home libraries are deeply personal and therapeutic. A well-decorated library establishes a more relaxed mood and inspires your creativity. The art of creating...

Mariah Carey announces her memoir

Written with Michaela Angela Davis for Andy Cohen Books, Pan Macmillan and as an Audible book, the book was announced on Thursday.

Sudarsan Pattnaik wins Italian golden sand art award

Sudarsan will be felicitated during the international sand nativity at Italy which will be held from November 13 to 18.

North East Festival back to Delhi with 7th edition

New Delhi: North East Festival is returning to the Capital with its 7th edition. It will be held between November 8-10 at IGNCA, Janpath, New...