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Roerich estate has 37 rare paintings of Russian painter


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has over 8,000 artefacts, including ... Read more...

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Roerich museum curator quits


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) Alena Adamkova has relinquished her charge as curator of Russian artist Nicholas Roerich's museum in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu valley, an official said Sunday. She headed the ... Read more...

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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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IPL Preview: Dice loaded in Super King’s favour


April 18th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings will be hoping to reignite their campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they host the Pune Warriors here Thursday.With only ... Read more...

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‘Raza masterpiece unsold but art market stable’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The mood appears to be fluctuating in the international art market with an iconic work by 90-year-old contemporary pioneer S.H. Raza, "Village with Church", finding ... Read more...

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South Asian art to find new platform at first Dhaka summit


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) South Asian art will find yet another new platform to showcase contemporary trends at the inaugural edition of the Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh April ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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CBI books five National Museum officials


February 28th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A case of corruption has been registered against the five officials of National Museum for illegally awarding contracts between 2002 to 2005, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Dubai to build new zoo


February 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to build a new world-class zoo, a top official said.Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of ... Read more...

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Mona Lisa’s ‘twin sister’ found 500 years later


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Spanish curators claim the 'Mona Lisa' at the Prado in Madrid was executed by an artist in Leonardo da Vinci's workshop at the same time as ... Read more...

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Clooney’s next about stolen artwork


January 10th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's next will be a big screen adaptation of Robert M. Edse's book, which talks about a handful of experts experts who are ... Read more...

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US gallery pays $4.6 mn at auction for Velazquez piece


December 8th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) A US gallery spent $4.6 million at an auction here Wednesday to acquire a rediscovered painting attributed to Spanish master Diego Velazquez (1599-1660).The buyer was Alfred ... Read more...

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American history museum to host 9/11 exhibit


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The National Museum of American History in the US capital will soon kick-off a nine-day exhibition of more than 50 objects related to the terror attacks ... Read more...

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Franco to hold art seminar


July 31st, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) James Franco is turning art teacher for a special one-off seminar.The "Milk" star, who is a photographer and has directed a short film, is also studying ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Kerala temple treasure (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on how to preserve and protect the treasure found in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. The court ... Read more...

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Warner praises Kotla curators for Daredevils’s maiden home win


April 24th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' opener David Warner lauded the curators for the home team's maiden win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla ... Read more...

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Stepchildren relate to stepparents based on perceived benefits


March 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A study has found that that stepchildren relate with stepparents based on the stepparents' treatment of them and their evaluations, or judgments, of the stepparents' behaviours.According to a ... Read more...

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South Africa-West Indies match can be riveting (Preview)


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The West Indies are no longer the invincible force they once were, though on paper they look good enough to give South Africa a run ... Read more...

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Art summit draws hundreds to its galleries


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Drawing hundreds of people from different walks of life, the third India Art Summit in Delhi has proved a huge hit. Into it second day Saturday, the ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Spicy MCG pitch won’t bother England, says Flower


December 21st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 21 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has said that his squad does not fear playing on a lively pitch during the Boxing day Test to be played here ... Read more...

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Pietersen labels Adelaide groundsmen “pathetic


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Key England batsman Kevin Pietersen's tweet labeling Adelaide Oval groundsmen as pathetic has not gone down well with his team, or with Australian fans here.Key batsmen Pietersen fumed ... Read more...

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Cinnamon can replace toxic chemicals used to create gold nanoparticles


November 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has found a method that could replace nearly all of the toxic chemicals required to make gold nanoparticles. The missing ingredient can be found in ... Read more...

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Curator promises “traditional Adelaide Oval pitch” for second Ashes Test


November 30th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Adelaide Oval curator Damian Hough has promised a "traditional pitch" for the second Ashes Test between Australia and England starting on Friday."Like all curators, I want to make sure ... Read more...

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House of Gladiators in Pompeii collapses


November 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A house in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has collapsed.The House of the Gladiators was found in ruins when curators came to open the site to visitors ... Read more...

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Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

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Rain may wreck ODI match between India and Australia in Kochi


October 15th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Oct.15 (ANI): Heavy rains may disrupt the One-Day International (ODI) match between India and Australia in Kochi.The match is scheduled for Sunday but heavy rain and poor drainage facilities ... Read more...

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ICC unveils state-of-the-art Global Cricket Academy in Dubai


October 13th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 13 (ANI): The International Cricket Council Global Cricket Academy (ICC GCA), comprising state-of-the-art cricket facilities for international as well as local cricketers, has been launched in Dubai.Initially announced as a ... Read more...

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Cricket snapshots, African canvases at Gurgaon art mart


September 11th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 11 (IANS) High action cricket snapshots on canvas, 50 art works from Tanzania and silk art - nearly 1,000 works by over 100 artists were showcased at the two-day ... Read more...

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Thousands of MJ fans gather to celebrate his 52nd birthday


August 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): Multitude of fans gathered across U.S. on weekend to celebrate Michael Jackson's 52nd birthday.Devoted King of Pop fans proved they have not forgotten about the 'Thriller hitmaker', ... Read more...

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Ancient Greek, Roman artworks exhibition shows their passion for paint


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans were averse to colour, experts have said that back in the time of their creation, Roman and Greek ... Read more...

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Britain, India working to conserve culture: British Museum director (Lead, correcting name)


July 29th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's culture ministry and the British Museum are working closely to conserve Indian art, architecture and traditional textiles, says director of the museum Neil MacGregor. He is ... Read more...

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Britain, India working to conserve culture: British Museum director


July 29th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's culture ministry and the British Museum are working closely to conserve Indian art, architecture and traditional textiles, says director of the museum Neil MscGregor. He is ... Read more...

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‘Internet has not become great leveller once thought it could be’


July 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A Harvard academic has said that the Internet has not become the great leveller that it was once thought it could be, and that it could actually be ... Read more...

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Darth Vader’s bizarrely made-over helmets up for grabs at auction


July 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The ultimate villain of the Star Wars universe - Darth Vader - is back in action. His helmets that have undergone wild makeovers are now going on sale."Darth ... Read more...

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Afridi hoping for spinner-friendly track in England


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is hoping that curators in England will make pitches that suit the team's Test series against Australia this month. Due to security fears, Pakistan is ... Read more...

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