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Pakistani band set to amp up Indian music meter


September 20th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistani Sufi rock band Raeth is set to amp up India's music meter as Bollywood beckons it and it lines up collaborations with Indian artists.Fanning their ... Read more...

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Bollywood has room for singers from all over: Shafqat Amanat Ali


September 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The India-Pakistan bond is "above all disputes", says Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, the magical voice behind chartbusters like "Tere Naina" and "Mitwa", who believes ... Read more...

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India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge


August 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s ‘falling figure’ to lead Christie’s fall sale (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An untitled falling figure by Tyeb Mehta, estimated at $6,00,000-$800,000, which became the mascot for "culture against communalism" movement in Mumbai in 1990s will ... Read more...

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Mapping 300 years of Indian landscape art with 385 art works (With Images)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Three hundred years ago, India went to Europe with realistic paintings of villages, the green countryside, temples, forts, people and festivals in water colours and ... Read more...

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India’s Mughal era artistic legacy on display in US


July 26th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) An exhibition showcasing the remarkable artistic legacy of India's Mughal era opens here Saturday at the Freer/Sackler galleries, which own one of the world's greatest collections ... Read more...

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Artists, buyers fondly remember Husain a year after his death (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the "Picasso" of Indian art, ended his run as an iconic artist at the age of 95 in London a year ago ... Read more...

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Chaurasia’s magic flute charms Poles


May 17th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 17 (IANS) The profile of Poland has gone up by many notches as a cultural destination for Indian artists. After Bollywood films and translations of Urdu masters into ... Read more...

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Indian artists join in creating Elvis Presley comic (With Images)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian artist, Jeevan J. Kang teamed up with legendary superhero creator Stan Lee in creating the artwork for a new comic book honouring the ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla celebrations to mark Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, artists of India and Bangladesh have begun jointly performing various cultural shows, including drama, on the themes penned by ... Read more...

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Indian music helped me overcome days of turmoil: Iraqi musician


March 5th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) He says his own music tells tales of suffering of Iraq's children and women. But Indian music helped him overcome tough times in his country, says ... Read more...

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Israel to host Indian art exhibition (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 1 (IANS) People of Israel will now be able to take a look at the thriving contemporary Indian art scene, with a painting exhibition of the works ... Read more...

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Performance art may be slogan of future


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India is now using performance art as a revivalist and critiquing device, a tool of social intervention. It was introduced in the country's art space ... Read more...

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Deepak Chopra’s ‘Kama Sutra’ launched in digital format


February 19th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) New Age guru Deepak Chopra's "Kama Sutra and the Seven Spiritual Laws of Love," a lavishly illustrated book, is now available across a number of ... Read more...

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Film captures life and art of Satish Gujral


February 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) As part of its public diplomacy outreach, the ministry of external affairs has donned the mantle of filmmaker with the premiere of "A Brush With ... Read more...

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India’s first art biennale in Kochi (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian art scene has taken yet another global leap with the Kochi-Muziris Biennale -- the country's first official art biennale - to begin Dec ... Read more...

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India’s first art biennale to begin in Kochi


January 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian art scene has taken yet another global leap with the Kochi-Muziris Biennale - the country's first official art biennale - to begin Dec ... Read more...

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Spider-Man creator to make new superhero for India!


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Stan Lee, co-creator of some of the world's leading superhero characters like Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, Hulk and Thor will be launching an ... Read more...

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There’s no Indian language in art yet: Prokash Karmakar (With Images)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian artists are yet to work on an Indian language in art, says Prokash Karmakar, one of Bengal's most formidable practitioners of contemporary art who, ... Read more...

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Censor’s decision to blur Tibet flag angers Tibetans


November 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Dharamsala, Nov 10 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer forthcoming movie "Rockstar" is in trouble as the censor board's decision to cut a scene showing a "Free Tibet" flag has angered the ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to modern Indian art show in Poland


November 7th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 7 (IANS) For 10 weeks, a modern Indian art exhibition here wowed Polish artists and thousands of other visitors. It was the first extensive showcase of contemporary art ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth supports Hazare’s movement


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Superstar Rajnikanth Tuesday extended support to social activist Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) movement and said corruption is a disease which needs to be uprooted ... Read more...

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New Bollywood hybrid music coming: Canadian composer


August 13th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) The fusion of Bollywood and Canadian music is set to create a new genre of music, according to famous Indo-Canadian music producer Vikas Kohli whose concert ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh art summit begins in Mumbai


August 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Artists from India and Bangladesh Monday came together to participate in a weeklong summit dedicated to two legendary artists of the subcontinent, M.F. Husain and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Special art mugs to rescue of stray animals


July 13th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Want to raise a toast to stray animals? Do it with a porcelain mug carrying designs drawn from 50 top Indian artists.Animal rights organisation People ... Read more...

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Contemporary masters on paper in Saffronart auction


July 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A 24-hour online sale of art July 20-21 by Saffronart will offer an opportunity to acquire a range of 99 important works on paper by ... Read more...

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Husain’s special relationship with Hyderabad


June 9th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Renowned artist M.F. Husain, who died in London Thursday, had a special relationship with this southern city. Not only did he relish his stays here, Cinema ... Read more...

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Indian artists collaborate for ‘green’ song


June 4th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Singer Shubha Mudgal, composer Debojyoti Mishra and lyricist Sam Panchmukhi have come together and created a song for World Environment Day being observed Sunday."Music has ... Read more...

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Eight Bangladeshi artists interpret Tagore on canvas


May 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is being interpreted on canvas by eight senior artists from Bangladesh in a weeklong art residency programme here titled 'Rabindra Tuli', ... Read more...

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Saffronart auctions ‘words and lines’ by Indian masters


April 19th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Art is much more than just colour and compositions. Words And Lines, a 24-hour online auction by Saffronart that opens Wednesday, will auction 90 scrapbooks, ... Read more...

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Akon to perform with Indian artists, launches a contest


April 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Just weeks before Akon performs in India, the popular Senegalese American singer has launched a contest to select two unknown artists to perform at his concerts ... Read more...

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Bollywood has massive audience in world: Apache Indian (Interview)


March 8th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Indian origin reggae artist Steven Kapur, popularly known as Apache Indian, says Bollywood has massive popularity in Britain and the rest of the world which is ... Read more...

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Rahat Ali thanks Indian Govt for support, very good treatment during detention


February 24th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has appreciated the Indian Government's efforts to secure his release following his detention at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport for allegedly attempting ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan Set To Be A Part Of Omani Lifestyle!


January 25th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
As the Sultanate of Oman gears for one of its biggest festivals, guess who has been invited to be a part of the do and enchant the visitors? The almost ... Read more...

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