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Madhuri’s wax statue to be unveiled March 7


February 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) The much-awaited wax statue of Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will be unveiled at London's Madame Tussauds March 7."Madame Tussauds unveiling on March 7, 2012. See ... Read more...

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Lalit Kala Akademi to reach out to northeast


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 2 (IANS) The Lalit Kala Akademi is reaching out to the young in the northeast in its hunt for hidden talent, its vice chairman K.R. Subanna said Thursday."A ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit to be immortalised in wax


January 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, well-known for her natural acting talent and graceful dancing, is the latest Indian film star to join the A-list line ... Read more...

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Bengal intellectuals visit Lalgarh, talk to villagers


January 11th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) A section of intellectuals aligned to the Trinamool Congress Tuesday visited West Bengal's Netai village near the Maoist stronghold of Lalgarh and described last week's killing of ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to Join Royal Waxworks of Madame Tussauds


December 28th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Kate Middleton marries Prince William this coming spring, she will become a member of the British Royal Family immediately. It may take a bit longer, however, for ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to join Royal Family at Madame Tussauds by end of 2011


December 28th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Kate Middleton will become the latest addition to the Royal Family when she marries Prince William in April next year. But she will have to wait a ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan To Face His Wax Statue On January 20th


December 21st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The grand launch of the statue will take place in London next year and Hrithik will face his wax figure. The sculptors at the museum are now giving the final touches ... Read more...

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Original model for Michelangelo’s Pieta ‘found’


December 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): An art historian from the US claims that he has found the original model created by Michelangelo for one of his greatest works - the 'Pieta' statue.An Italian ... Read more...

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Now Police Refuses Protection For ‘Dunno Y, Na Jaane Kyun’ During Diwali!


November 8th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Considered as India’s Brokeback bromance, DUNNO Y, Na Janne Kyun, a mainstream film on a Gay relationship, is finding it tough to negotiate hard line attitude towards the film, ... Read more...

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Ancient human-bone sculptors ‘turned relatives into buttons, combs’


August 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): It's a bit gruesome, but practical too - members of a pre-Aztec civilization used bones from freshly dead relatives to make buttons, combs, needles, spatulas, and dozens ... Read more...

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Messi, Maradona statues in Kolkata


June 18th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) As soccer crazy Kolkata gets engulfed in the World Cup fever, sculptors here are busy making statues of football stars like Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Kaka. "We are ... Read more...

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Scottish district to honour world’s `first golf captain’


April 27th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Apr.27 (ANI): A district north of Scotland's Edinburgh city announced plans to create a major new landmark to honour the captain of the first club to lay down the rules of ... Read more...

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UAE to host its first international sculpture symposium


February 16th, 2010 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 16 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host its first international sculpture symposium here from Feb 25 to April 7, WAM news agency reported. The Abu Dhabi International ... Read more...

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Vietnamese entrepreneur to build world’s largest jade Buddha


January 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A Vietnamese entrepreneur is preparing to build the world's largest jade Buddha.Dao Trong Cuong, the owner of a Vietnamese gem mine, unveiled a massive precious stone, which will ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren waxwork to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds


January 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 13 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren is set to be honoured in the Madame Tussauds hall of fame with a waxwork in her likeness.As many as 20 sculptors will create the ... Read more...

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Lovers chisel partners to perfection


December 18th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) As the sculptor carves and polishes away flaws in a stone to reveal the ideal form, a skillful partner supports the loved one in fulfilling dreams and aspirations. The ... Read more...

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Brazilians see facial beauty differently than North Americans


October 5th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): When it comes to standard ideals of facial beauty and harmony, Brazilians differ in opinion over beauty ideals from North Americans, according to a study.Presented at the 2009 ... Read more...

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Manipur wood sculptor aiming for the Guinness Book of World Records


September 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep 27(ANI): Gurumayum Shyam Sunder Sharma, a sculptor from Manipur, is carving out magnificent wood root sculptures to fulfill his dram of making it to the Guinness Book of World Record.Sharma ... Read more...

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Woman artist in Kolkata makes a mark in idol sculpting


September 18th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 18(ANI): China Pal, a successful woman sculptor and a studio owner, makes a mark in male-dominated idol sculpting craft in Kumartuli, the nerve centre of the clay idol-makers of West ... Read more...

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Michelangelo’s self-portrait found hidden in his final painting


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A self-portrait by renowned Italian Renaissance mastermind Michelangelo has been found hidden in his final painting, the Crucifixion of Saint Peter, believe experts.According to Maurizio De Luca, the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh denizens try hand at sculpture making


June 12th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) In a pursuit to bring out an artist hidden in every individual, the administration of the union territory of Chandigarh organised a unique sculpture making workshop for citizens ... Read more...

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Hindu priests from India ”graduate” in Malasiya


February 19th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19 (ANI): The first batch of 63 Hindu priests, musicians and sculptors from India have graduated from the Human Resources Institute in Malasiya. The group, comprising 22 priests, 22 ... Read more...

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Indian priests pass induction programme to work in Malaysia


February 19th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19 (IANS) A group of Hindu priests, musicians and sculptors from India have received the certificate of eligibility to work in Malaysia, after passing an induction programme to serve ... Read more...

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International sculptures to enhance Chandigarh’s attraction


July 31st, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Known for its gardens and neatly laid out township, this city is now set to showcase sculptures by international artists at prime locations. "These sculptures will ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse gets immortalised in wax


July 1st, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): English singer songwriter Amy Winehouse is being immortalised in wax at the world famous Madame Tussauds museum.The wax model, which was created by a team of 20 ... Read more...

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Stone-carved Buddha stories on display at Peshawar Museum


June 17th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar , June 16 (ANI): Around 74 Buddha stories carved in stone are presently on display in Peshawar Museum describing all happenings in his life.Giving a brief about history of the ... Read more...

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Temple demolition atom bomb cost ruling party Hindu votes in Malaysia polls


April 18th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 18 (ANI): MIC (Malaysian Indian Congress) president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has said that the demolition of Hindu temples issue had caused the majority of the damage ... Read more...

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Malaysia okays visas for Hindu priests, artisans, musicians from India


April 16th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 16 (ANI): The Malaysian Cabinet has reportedly decided to approve and renew visas and permits for Hindu priests, musicians and artisans from India. The decision was taken last ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindus seek extended visas for priests, musicians


April 8th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) A group of ethnic Indians in Malaysia have urged the government to review its decision to shorten the visa period for foreign Hindu priests, temple musicians and ... Read more...

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Jaipur sculptors making 24-feet high statue of famed Sikh warrior


March 2nd, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, March 2 (ANI): Sculptors in Jaipur are constructing a 24-feet high statue of a famed Sikh warrior, Sham Singh Atari, as a personal tribute to him, who lost his life fighting ... Read more...

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Maya’s dream project - 62 sandstone elephants for Rs.380 mn


February 25th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Mayawati's dream project, the Rs.5 billion Ambedkar park and memorial, will have as many as 62 statues of elephants - her Bahujan Samaj Party's ... Read more...

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Meet Kochi man, a blackboard-chalk carving expert


February 13th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Feb 13 (ANI): A native of Mattanchery in Kochi has developed a unique art of carving sculptures out of blackboard chalks using a pin. For the past 35 years A.B. ... Read more...

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Meet Kochi man, a blackboard chalk carving expert


February 12th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Feb 12 (ANI): A native of Mattanchery in Kochi has developed a unique art of carving sculptures out of blackboard chalks using a pin. For the past 35 years A.B. ... Read more...

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Why sculptors outlive painters


January 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, January 19 (ANI): Sculptors in olden days lived significantly longer than painters perhaps because the physical rigours of sculpting boosted the immune system, suggests a new study.Phillip Greenspan, a Biologist ... Read more...

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Salman Khan unveils his wax statue in Madame Tussauds


January 16th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan unveiled his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Museum in London amid his fans on Tuesday. The actor had all the praise for the statue and ... Read more...

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