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Munch’s ‘The Scream’ sold for record $119 million at U.S. art auction


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream", one of the world's most recognizable images, was sold for a record $119,922,500 at an art auction in New York City ... Read more...

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‘Assam losing revenue as Bodo tea growers sell to Bengal’


March 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in Assam are forced to sell their green leaves to markets in neighbouring West Bengal ... Read more...

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Revenue loss for Assam as Bodo area tea goes to Bengal


March 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 24 (IANS) The Assam government has been losing a huge sum of revenue as tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), on the north bank ... Read more...

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Assam small tea growers mull creating own brand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Small tea growers in Assam might soon create a brand of their own to make their presence felt in the Indian as well as the international ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Ganesh festival begins amid tight security


September 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Chants of "Ganapati bappa moriya" rent the air as Ganesh Chavithi (Chaturthi) festival was celebrated here Thursday amid religious fervour and tight security.Devotees performed puja at ... Read more...

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300-year-old Chinese vase sells for $32 mn


October 10th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) A 300-year-old vase from China's Qing dynasty has sold for a whopping $32.5 million at Sotheby's.The vase, made during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), was among a selection of ... Read more...

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Picasso masterpiece auctioned in Britain


June 24th, 2010 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (DPA) A masterpiece from Picasso's "blue period" sold for 34.7 million pounds ($51.8 million) at a major auction of Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie's in London Wednesday. The 1903 ... Read more...

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A towering tulsi tree with a Mahabharata twist!


May 21st, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, May 21 (IANS) It's the same old tulsi that's found and worshipped in Indian households. But unlike the usual plant that is 30-60 cm tall, this one has a ... Read more...

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Picasso sets new art auction record: $106.5 mn


May 5th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (DPA) A 1932 painting by Pablo Picasso sold Tuesday night in New York for $106.5 million, a new world record auction price for a work of art, the ... Read more...

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Picasso’s ‘Nude, Green Leaves and Bust’ fetches record $106m at Christie’s


May 5th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, May 5(ANI): Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's painting 'Nude, Green Leaves and Bust' has been auctioned off at a record 106 million dollars.The artist's 1932 picture, which belonged to the late Los ... Read more...

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When demons are worshipped in Kullu


March 4th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem KumarKullu, March 4 (ANI): People from different parts of Himachal Pradesh thronged Kullu in Chachogi District to participate in a unique fair in which both-the Gods and demons--are worshipped.The weeklong ... Read more...

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Scientists create artificial leaf that can make green hydrogen


January 11th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that materials scientists have created an artificial leaf that can harness light to split water and generate hydrogen.Plant leaves have evolved over millions of years to ... Read more...

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7-feet high sand sculpture in Orissa highlights problem of global warming


September 24th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Sep 24(ANI): World-renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has sculpted a 7-feet high sand sculpture of goddess Durga and a burning globe on the Puri beach to draw attention to global warming. ... Read more...

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Sand image of goddess Durga to highlight global warming (With Images)


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Wednesday created an image of goddess Durga and burning earth on the beach at Puri in Orissa to create awareness global warning. Pattnaik created the ... Read more...

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Want to relieve stress? Use grass spray


August 21st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Are you feeling stressed? Have you ever wanted to bottle the green fresh aroma of a forest? Now you can as researchers have developed a new "eau de ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve first step in converting solar energy using ‘artificial leaf’


June 30th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers has achieved the first step in converting solar energy using an 'artificial leaf'.The researchers have modified chlorophyll from an alga so that it ... Read more...

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When demons marry and people worship them in Kullu


March 13th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem Kullu, March 13 (ANI): People from across Himachal Pradesh converge every year in Kullu Districts Chachogi village to participate in a unique festival in which both the Gods and demons ... Read more...

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Obama merchandise booms with action toys, fake nails, stickers


January 20th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) Barack Obama is everywhere: on T-shirts and stickers, fake nails and skateboards, plates and coins, patches and watches.The numerous souvenir shops, street stands and informal vendors in Washington ... Read more...

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Natural selection favors only some species based on their metabolism rate


November 4th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new research by ecologists has determined that natural selection favors only some species based on their rate of metabolism, meaning how fast a species consumes energy, ... Read more...

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Giant perennial grass Miscanthus outperforms current biofuels sources


July 31st, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois have determined that the giant perennial grass Miscanthus x giganteus outperforms current biofuels sources.Using Miscanthus as a feedstock for ethanol production ... Read more...

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Poor man’s ‘dhaniya’ conquers British palates


May 4th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (IANS) Once unknown in these parts, the humble coriander - or 'dhaniya' as it is known in India - has been named Britain's best-selling herb. The plant has pushed ... Read more...

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