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Kolkata celebrates as Pranab becomes president


July 25th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The city erupted with joy Wednesday as Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the country's new president, the first Bengali to occupy the high office. ... Read more...

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North Korea girl dies saving Kim portraits


June 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 28 (IANS) North Korean officials have posthumously honoured a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood while trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, ... Read more...

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Bush to unveil his portrait in White House


May 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush will unveil his portrait in the White House later this month, his office said Friday.Bush and former first lady Laura ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Need to link hearts of Indians, Pakistanis: Sibal


March 28th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The challenge before India and Pakistan is to link the hearts of the people in both countries, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said while ... Read more...

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Ashish Soni completes 20 years in fashion world, set to celebrate (With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Designer Ashish N. Soni completes two decades in the fashion industry this year and to mark the occasion he will showcase a retrospective of ... Read more...

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No Putin portraits on campaign posters


February 7th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There will be no portraits of Russian Prime Minister and presidential frontrunner Vladimir Putin on campaign posters ahead of the March 4 polls, as he ... Read more...

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Stalin’s death mask sold for 3,600 pounds


January 25th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A death mask of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin was sold Tuesday to an unnamed bidder for 3,600 pounds (over $5,600) at an auction held in ... Read more...

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Nudity symbolises woman power in ‘Rang Rasiya’: Nandana Sen


November 17th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen feels nudity portrayed by her in the film "Rang Rasiya" symbolises woman power."Nudity can be depicted in two ways - when you present ... Read more...

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Like economy, Indian cinema should also be liberated: Ketan Mehta


November 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) National award winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta, whose "Rang Rasiya" courted controversy for its skin show, feels it's time for people to liberate their minds."You shouldn't be ... Read more...

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‘Rang Rasiya’ a crowd puller, Nandana overwhelmed at response


November 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen is overwhelmed at the response that her film "Rang Rasiya" received at a special screening at the ongoing 17th Kolkata Film festival.The film ... Read more...

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Czech painter Roman Tyc uses human ashes in his paintings


September 29th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Prague, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned Czech painter Roman Tyc has caused quite a stir after he opened an exhibition of his works that have human ashes. The exhibition was opened on ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Fans impress Lavigne with her tattoo on their bodies


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Avril Lavigne's fans have tattoos of her face on their bodies and the singer says it's "incredible".The "What the hell" and "The best damn thing" hitmaker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, pizzas with William-Kate portraits


April 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Britons can now order portraits of the royal couple ahead of their wedding - but this time on pizzas!Pizza chain Papa John's has created an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People with symmetrical faces aren’t that good looking: study


March 19th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The myth that people with symmetrical faces are better looking has been set straight by a photographer, who studied the faces of 11 subjects.Julian Wolkenstein, 38, from ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts fan has 82 portraits of the actress tattooed onto his torso!


March 11th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Most film fans would be happy to have a signed photograph to remind them of their favourite movie star, but Miljenko Parserisas Bukovic is different.This Julia Roberts fan ... Read more...

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Three held for killing youth protesting abuse of sister


February 26th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The three main accused in the killing of a youth, after he protested their abusive language against his sister, were arrested Saturday in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas ... Read more...

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Andy Warhol’s self-portrait sells for $17 million


February 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A self-portrait of Andy Warhol fetched more than double of what it was estimated to fetch.The masterpiece was sold for $17 million at the Christie's auction House ... Read more...

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Princess Diana music used in Wills-Kate engagement photos


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Celebrity photographer Mario Testino has revealed the inspiration behind Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement photos.He said that the relaxed portraits with the couple in comfortable poses ... Read more...

Posted in World |

An Australian artist pays tribute to Sikh community


January 15th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) He makes portraits of Sikh youths who study in Australia and drive taxis to earn their living. With his brush strokes, Daniel Connell tries to bring ... Read more...

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Prince William and Kate’s engagement pictures were airbrushed


December 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports, which suggest that the official engagement pictures of Prince William and Kate Middleton were slightly ‘airbrushed’. The pictures were taken by the ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate ‘brimming with happiness’ in engagement pics


December 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton look very much in love in official photos released to mark their engagement.Celebrated fashion photographer Mario Testino, who took the pics, described ... Read more...

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Modigliani’s nude painting fetches record $69m at auction


November 4th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A nude portrait by Amedeo Modigliani has fetched a record price of nearly 69 million dollars at an auction in New York.The painting was sold at Sotheby's auction, ... Read more...

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Monica Bellucci poses naked with her newborn for Vanity Fair


October 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 38 (ANI): Stunningly beautiful Monica Belluci, at 46, has bared all for the cover of Italian Vanity Fair, cuddling her newborn in the photo shoot.The photo shoot with five ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth’s long-lost photos found


October 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Long-lost black-and-white photographs of Queen Elizabeth II, the late Shah of Iran and the Sultan of Brunei, used for designing postage stamps, have been found in a box ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

68 sand sculptures to mark Big B’s birthday in Allahabad


October 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Oct 11 (IANS) An artist Monday celebrated megastar Amitabh Bachchan's birthday in a unique way by creating 68 sand sculptures of the superstar around another 11 feet sand sculpture of ... Read more...

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“Nawaz worried with APML’s very first bouncer”: Musharraf


October 10th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Manchester, Oct 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has stated that while his political career has just begun, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is visibly looking a worried man."It's only the ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger’s Ex Jerry Hall Auctions Artwork


September 8th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former supermodel and Mick Jagger's ex, Jerry Hall, has recently announced that she will sell off 14 pieces of art work from her collection. Expected to ... Read more...

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Barack Obama, Marylin Monroe and Kate Moss ‘typecast’!


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): An artist has captured the faces of Barack Obama, Marylin Monroe and Kate Moss, on her typewriter.Keira Rathbone uses the machines, some of which are up to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michelle Obama’s portrait to be placed at Smithsonian’s National Gallery


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): The portraits of US First Lady Michelle Obama and business magnate Martha Stewart would be reportedly placed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.A New York-based ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood says his ladylove encourages him to paint


August 17th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Rolling Stone frontman Ronnie Wood has said that his new girlfriend has inspired him to keep painting.Ronnie, who split from Jo, his wife of 25 years, in 2008, ... Read more...

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Cover Of Sarah Palin’s New Book Revealed On Thursday


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Publishers HarperCollins has now revealed the new book cover for Sarah Palin’s work titled ‘America By Heart: Reflections On Family, Faith and Flag’. ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Cover Page Of Sarah Palin’s New Book Unveiled By HarperCollins


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, HarperCollins unveiled the cover page design of the new yet-to-be released book of former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin. The book that is titled ... Read more...

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Jackson’s rare photo to go under hammer


June 24th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A rare photograph of pop legend Michael Jackson is set to go under the hammer later this year. The never-before-seen picture depicts Jackson with a sad expression on ... Read more...

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Scientist decodes secret of Rembrandt’s appeal


May 29th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Rembrandt may have pioneered a technique that guides the viewer's gaze around a portrait, creating a "calmer" viewing experience, says a new study. Renaissance artists used various techniques to ... Read more...

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Secret behind Rembrandt’s ‘magic’ uncovered


May 29th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A University of British Columbia researcher has found the secret behind what makes Rembrandt's masterful portraits so appealing.In the study, Steve DiPaola has argued that Rembrandt may ... Read more...

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