papier mache

Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector

August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa government pitches for fish-devourable Ganesh idols (With Image)

August 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) With Ganesh Chaturthi, the most popular religious festival in western India to be celebrated next month, Goa's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government is pitching ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Be honest, Omar tells Kashmiri traders

May 14th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Most Kashmiri handicraft traders are honest but a few dishonest ones are giving everyone a bad name, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image)

March 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), March 1 (IANS) More than three years after it was launched, trade along the Uri-Muzaffarabad route across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rome takes down unpopular Christmas tree

December 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Rome have been forced to bring down a Christmas tree that turned out to irritate residents. Several residents including the city mayor displayed their dislike ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Life-size Barbie’s shocking dimensions reveal dangers of eating disorders

April 22nd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A former anorexia sufferer has created a life-sized Barbie as a means to raising awareness about the dangers of eating disorders.The mannequin, which stands 5ft 9in tall, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Life-sized model of Barbie creates a buzz

April 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In order to create awareness of eating-disorders, Galia Slayen decided to create life-size version of the famous children idol, Barbie. Slayen’s work stands at 6 feet ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz man gives all his money to charity so wife won’t get any

April 9th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 9 (ANI): A man in Australia, who blamed greed for ruining his marriage, has given all his money to charity so that his wife will not get any of it.After ... Read more...

Posted in World |

R-Day tableau brings Kashmir culture alive

January 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A hut carved in wood with chinar motifs, embroidered shawls, rugs and carpets and a life-like sculpture of a basket-weaving woman showcased Jammu and Kashmir's handicrafts industry ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Papier-mache exports in Kashmir on decline

October 17th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Bilal ButtSrinagar, Oct. 17 (ANI): Papier-mache exports in Kashmir has witnessed a steep dive, as it has been hit by recession and also due to lack of interest on the part ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

High-tech imaging of ancient papyrus may shed light into writing of early societies

July 13th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A team of researchers and scholars are using high-tech imaging to clear the layers of text hidden beneath words and letters written on levels of ancient papyrus, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gwalior holds workshops for specially-abled

June 20th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, June 20(ANI): Several workshops on the art of papier-mache are being conducted in Gwalior, solely for the specially-abled youngsters to make these young minds self-reliant so that they can earn their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mummified dogs, among other relics unearthed in Egypt

February 1st, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed an unusual grave containing mummified dogs, among four other ancient tombs holding well-preserved mummies and ornate painted coffins in El Faivum, an oasis about 80 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |