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Indian artist’s painting fetches $300,000 in US auction


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) A previously unrecorded work by the master Indian artist Bagta fetched a record $302,500 at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction here last ... Read more...

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California’s Norton Simon Museum exhibiting Vishnu and other Hindu sculptures


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 23 (ANI): Prestigious Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena (California, USA) is currently exhibiting 11thcentury sandstone Vishnu in its "Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World" exhibition, which will continue till ... Read more...

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US memory champion reveals his techniques for remembering


March 24th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): US memory champion Joshua Foer has revealed the technique he used to unravel the secrets of the brain.Six years ago, science writer Foer was just like any other ... Read more...

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Brooklyn Museum in USA to exhibit Lord Vishnu from June


March 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 05 (ANI): Brooklyn Museum in New York (USA) will showcase Hindu Lord Vishnu in an exhibition June 24-October two next.It will present about 170 sculptures, paintings and ritual objects ... Read more...

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Famous Los Angeles Getty Museum exhibiting Ganesha and Vishnu


March 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 1 (ANI): Prestigious J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles (USA) is currently exhibiting 13th century Lord Ganesha in its "Gods of Angkor" exhibition, which will continue till August ... Read more...

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Major American museums carry Hindu Lord Shiva statues


February 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 20 (ANI):Most major museums of USA carry statues and other artifacts of Lord Shiva, one of the divine trio of the Hindus-Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has created “Be a Vishnu Avatar” lesson plan for students


February 17th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 17 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a "lesson plan" for classroom activity in which students of 4-8 ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Peabody Essex Museum for organizing Hindu gods exhibition


February 13th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), FEb 13 (ANI): Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem (Massachusetts, USA) is currently organizing "Faces of Devotion" exhibition showing "nearly 40 dramatic sculptures of Hindu gods, goddesses, animal spirits and ... Read more...

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Google launches virtual tour of world’s finest museums


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Google is harnessing its controversial Street View technology to take you on a virtual tour of the world's finest museums, from the comfort of your home. The search ... Read more...

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Now Google Street View lets one tour world’s finest museums from home


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Google Street View has now used its technology to allow users to roam the world's finest museums from the comfort of their own homes.The online search giant even ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Rubin Museum to exhibit photos of India-Nepal sadhus


January 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 9 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) will be exhibiting photographs of sadhus of India and Nepal from January 28 to May 30.Curated by ... Read more...

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‘Temple’ inside San Diego Museum


December 18th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 18 (ANI): San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) in California (USA) has established a "Temple" within its premises, complete with statues of various Hindu deities.It "marks the culmination of ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art displaying Radha-Krishna in its miniatures exhibition


December 13th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 13 (ANI): Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) in USA is currently displaying "Monumental Miniatures: Large-scale Paintings from India" exhibition, which includes extraordinary depiction of Lord Krishna and Radha.This exhibition, ... Read more...

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Hindus laud British Museum for extensive Hindu collection


December 5th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 5 (ANI): Hindus have applauded British Museum (BM) in London for its sizeable collection of Hindu art and artifacts.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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National Museum of Korea displaying Hindu god masks


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 23 (ANI): Prestigious National Museum of Korea (NMK) in Seoul is displaying masks of Hindu gods in an exhibition which will continue till September 11 next year.Titled "Hindu God ... Read more...

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Canadian art gallery displaying Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s throne


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 22 (ANI): Prestigious Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto is displaying Maharaja Ranjit Singh's famed throne as a part of its exhibition "Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal ... Read more...

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American museums offering online Hinduism resources


November 13th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 13 (ANI): Various museums and art galleries of USA are providing online resources on Hinduism.These include "Hinduism and Hindu Art", "Recognizing the Gods", "Scenes from the Ramayana" and "Krishna" ... Read more...

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Leading New Zealand museum holds exhibition on ‘bindi’


October 26th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 26: Pataka, a leading museum of New Zealand, is currently holding "Bindi - The Indian Dot" exhibition, which will continue till November 14.Museum announcement says: "The bindi is ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani’s home world’s most expensive


October 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani's new 27-storey Mumbai skyscraper likely sets a record as the world's most expensive residential home, according to Forbes magazine."India's richest man, ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen’s dress fetches $50K in auction


September 27th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 27 (ANI): Gisele Bundchen's Calvin Klein custom gown sold for a whopping 50,000 dollars in an auction for charity.The dress went under the hammer at the Brazil Foundation ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has developed “Classroom Lesson Plan” on Hindu deity Ganesha


September 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 24 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a Classroom Lesson Plan for kindergarten to 12th grades about Hindu ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibiting “Scenes from Ramayana”


September 20th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 20 (ANI): Prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) of New York (USA) is currently holding exhibition on "Scenes from Ramayana", which will continue till October three.It contains few dozen ... Read more...

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On Gandhi’s birthday, Museum in New York will transform into ‘peace lab’


September 8th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 8 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) will transform into a "peace lab" on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday falling on October two to commemorate International ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Rubin Museum celebrating Lord Ganesh in September


September 6th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 6 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) is celebrating Lord Ganesh during September in view of Ganesh-Chaturthi falling this month.It has invited families to ... Read more...

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US museum trying to save ‘Gone With The Wind’ gowns


August 12th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A US museum has launched an appeal to raise funds to restore five dresses worn by Vivien Leigh in the 1939 Oscar-winning film 'Gone With The Wind'.The appeal, ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania’s Allentown Museum exhibiting Vishnu & other Hindu sculptures


August 10th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 10 (ANI): Allentown Art Museum in Pennsylvania (USA) is currently exhibiting various Hindu sculptures under its Indian Art exhibition, which will continue till September five.It includes over two dozen ... Read more...

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World richest man, Carlos Slim, buys Manhattan mansion for $44 million


July 30th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The world's richest man, Carlos Slim, purchased the Duke-Semans Mansion in Manhattan for the stunning amount of $44 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.Slim, ... Read more...

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World’s richest man buys New York mansion


July 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Mexican Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, has just bought a magnificient mansion in New York for a whopping $44 million. Slim already owns a major interest in ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr’s drum to be displayed at museum


June 30th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Ringo Starr will get a special honour for his 70th birthday-the gold plated drum he played on the Beatles' 1964 U.S. tour is to become a museum item ... Read more...

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Leftover bandages shed new light on King Tut’s mummification


May 20th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Tutankhamun's leftover bandages are shedding new light on the boy king's mummification.An exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art shows, Tutankhamun's mummy was bound in custom-made bandages ... Read more...

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How Oprah helped Lady Gaga overcome ’stage fright’


May 6th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Lady Gaga's inclination towards bizarre behaviour reportedly took another turn at Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.The pop diva was slated to perform ... Read more...

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Gaga rescued by Oprah after suffering stage fright


May 6th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga had to be dragged out of her dressing room by Oprah Winfrey after suffering from stage fright. "She literally wouldn't come out. Friends tried, ... Read more...

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Oscar Nominee Vera Farmiga Confirms Second Pregnancy


May 5th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Up In The Air' Oscar nominee, wife of musical artist Renn Hawkeye, and mother of a fifteen month old son, actress Vera Farmiga seems to have ... Read more...

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Vera Farmiga Substantiates The Adorable News That She Is Pregnant


May 5th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 36-year-old Vera Farmiga had been tight-lipped for a long time about the latest tittle-tattle surrounding her pregnancy. Nonetheless, Vera Farmiga was in high spirits ... Read more...

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Actress Vera Farmiga Expecting Her Second Child


May 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar nominated actress Vera Farmiga is going to be a mom again! The noted actress who is married to musical artist Renn Hawkey has ... Read more...

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