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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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Sand artist Pattnaik conferred honorary doctorate


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) Internationally-famed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik was Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in his home state Odisha.Pattnaik said the Berhampur University at Berhampur, about ... Read more...

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Indian artist to create climate change sculpture in Japan


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik said Sunday he will craft a sculpture in Japan's Sapporo city next month on the impact of climate change.He said he ... Read more...

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India’s largest science event kicks off Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 15,000 delegates including scientists and students, talks by Nobel laureates and sessions on innovation, technology and research -- all these and more are ... Read more...

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Santa in sand, courtesy Odisha artist (With Image)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Puri (Odisha), Dec 25 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 35-ft-high sand image of a huge Santa Claus on a beach here on the occasion of Christmas and ... Read more...

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Sand artist creates image on earth quake


September 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Monday created an image on the beach of his home town Puri in Orissa as a tribute to the victims of the ... Read more...

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Intellectuals, artists support Hazare; raise questions too!


August 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A small band of writers, painters and intellectuals has been throwing their might with social activist Anna Hazare's fight against corruption - to lend ... Read more...

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Sand image on beach in Hazare’s support


August 13th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday created a colourful sand sculpture of Anna Hazare on the beach in Puri to express solidarity with the social activist in ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain’s sand sculpture destroyed in Allahabad


June 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 10 (IANS) Even as intellectuals, celebrities and art lovers continue to mourn the death of M.F. Husain, unidentified men here Friday destroyed the sand sculpture created by ... Read more...

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Orissa sculptor wins prize in Moscow


May 16th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) Orissa-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Mona Lisa, won the people's choice prize at the 3rd Moscow World Sand Sculpture Championship in Russia."I created ... Read more...

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Sports fans across India celebrate Tendulkar’s 38th birthday with fervour


April 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad/ Bhubaneswar, Apr 24(ANI): Sports fans across India marked the 38th birthday of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with fervour and gaiety on Sunday, conveying their wishes to the ace batsman through ... Read more...

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Huge sand cake for birthday boy Sachin (With Image)


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and his students Saturday sculpted a huge cake and 38 bats in sand on the beach of his home town Puri ... Read more...

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A huge sand cake for Sachin!


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Friday began sculpting a huge cake and 38 bats in sand on the beach of his home town Puri as a ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist selected for Moscow championship


April 15th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Orissa-based artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected to represent India at the third world sand sculpture championship to be held in Moscow May 4-11."The theme of ... Read more...

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Chennai students use sand sculptures to honour Indian World Cup squad


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.22 (ANI): School students here created sand sculptures to wish the Indian team luck for the cricket World Cup.About 60 students, with the help of sand artists, created sand sculptures consisting ... Read more...

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125-ft-long sand cricket bat to usher World Cup (With Image)


February 12th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) As the countdown for the 2011 World Cup begins, acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 125-ft-long cricket bat of sand in Orissa in an attempt to ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s sand sculpture created in Orissa (With Image)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday etched the face of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on sand at Puri beach to express his concern over the recent developments ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture of Santa Claus spreads ‘Go Green’ message in Puri


December 25th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Dec.25 (ANI): Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik created the world's biggest green coloured Santa Claus at the Golden beach of Puri to spread the message of 'Go Green'.Patnaik on Friday ... Read more...

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Tribute to 26/11 victims - sculpted in sand (With Image)


November 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, Nov 26 (IANS) It's a sand sculpture depicting the famous Gateway of India encapsulated in two huge open palms, and it was here that hundreds of tourists and residents Friday paid ... Read more...

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Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Nov 5 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture in Orissa for Obama


November 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Thursday created a sand sculpture of US President Barack Obama on a beach in Orissa to welcome him to India, the artist said.Obama ... Read more...

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Fans celebrate Amitabh Bachchan’s 68th birthday across the country


October 11th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Kolkata/Allahabad, Oct.11 (ANI): Fans of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 68th birthday across India on Monday by offering prayers for his good health and happiness.People gathered outside the gate of ... Read more...

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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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Indian sand sculptor wins three medals in US


September 26th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Noted Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won three medals in the North American sand sculpting competition at Virginia Beach as part of the Neptune Festival 2010 celebrating ... Read more...

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Sudarsan wins people’s choice prize in Canada (With Images)


September 8th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Orissa based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Lord Ganesha won the people's choice prize at the Canadian National Exhibition's first international sand sculpting competition. Pattnaik was the only ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture created on Puri beach to spread swine flu awareness


August 14th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sharda LehangirPuri (Orissa), Aug 14 (ANI): Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sculpture depicting swine flu at Puri beach, to generate awareness of the disease.Pattnaik, ... Read more...

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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand sculpture on global warming wins Berlin contest (With Image)


August 1st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Orissa-based renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's creation on global warming won the people's choice award at the Eighth International Sand Sculpture Festival in Berlin, the artist said Sunday. Pattnaik, ... Read more...

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Woman dies in stampede during Jagannath Rath Yatra (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), July 13 (IANS) A woman devotee was killed and two people were injured in a stampede Tuesday during the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra (chariot festival), for which eight lakh people ... Read more...

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Noted sand sculptor creates replica of Jagannath chariot festival in Puri


July 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), July 13 (ANI): Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik toiled hard to create eye-catching sculpture of the Jagannath 'Rath Yatra'.Pattnaik created a five-feet-high sand sculpture using coloured sand, which included Lord ... Read more...

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Sand artist wins gold in Moscow for Raj Kapoor sculpture


May 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 6 (IANS) Orissa-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a gold medal in the 'People's Choice' category in Moscow for his sand sculpture on Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor. Pattnaik told IANS ... Read more...

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In India, machines are preferred to manmade craft (Feature with images)


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan Porbandar (Gujarat), Feb 7 (IANS) Leaving his family's tradition of carving idols of Lord Jagannath, Manmohan Mahapatra turned to the sands at Orissa's beaches 30 years ago. Now known the ... Read more...

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Gadkari draws parallel between Mahatma Gandhi, Modi


January 31st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Porbandar (Gujarat), Jan 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday drew a parallel between Mahatma Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that both worked ceaselessly for ... Read more...

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Sand artist sculpts ’save hockey’ message on Orissa beach (With Image)


January 14th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 13 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand image Wednesday on the beach in Orissa's Puri town, appealing to people to save the sport of hockey - the country's ... Read more...

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Orissa artist creates over 100 sand images of Santa


December 24th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik created over 100 colourful images of Santa Claus on a beach in Orissa's Puri town Thursday on the eve of Christmas. The sand replicas ... Read more...

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