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Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes


August 20th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.A team ... Read more...

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Water colour struggles to breathe in age of new media art (Feature) (With Image)


July 29th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The dark silhouettes of fishing boats anchored on the edge of the water in a misty haze of brown, ochre, black and inky blue draw ... Read more...

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Ramkinkar Baij colours Delhi’s spring canvas (With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The canvas of spring in the capital has been set ablaze by the colours of Ramkinkar Baij, the founding father of modern Indian sculpture, at ... Read more...

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Art, drama and poetry meet on Karmapa’s creative canvas (With Image)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) When Ogyen Trinley Dorje is not busy managing his 900-year-old religious order, the 17th Karmapa likes to do more human and colourful things - ... Read more...

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Tagore paintings ‘a huge draw’ in South Korea


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) An exhibition of 49 original paintings of Rabindranath Tagore now on display in the South Korean capital are drawing hundreds every day."It has been a ... Read more...

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Connecting to roots, homelands with art (Feature)


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Quest for roots, reconnection to childhood and the trauma of dislocation are the emotional soul of their art. This pain lends an air of nostalgia ... Read more...

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Once criticised, painter Tagore now aesthetic icon (With Images)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) He has inspired generations of painters, yet Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, who began to paint at the late age of 67, was dismissed by peers ... Read more...

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Plight of ancient Indian heritage in focus (With Images)


March 31st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The fate of the ancient monuments of India - seen through the eyes of two 18th century British landscape artists and the state of the ... Read more...

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Two of M.F. Husain’s works feature in Doha auction


December 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two artistic interpretations of calligraphy by Maqbool Fida Husain, "Allah" and "Al Qaf", will feature at the Sotheby's "Hurouf: The Art of the World" auction in Doha ... Read more...

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Return of modern masters at Sotheby’s India Art Auction


June 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Masters of modern art are set to grab the limelight at Sotheby's India Art Auction in London next week. Twelve rare figurative compositions by Nobel laureate Rabindranath ... Read more...

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12 Tagore art works to be auctioned at Sotheby’s


May 17th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Twelve important art works by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore belonging to the London-based Dartington Hall Trust will go under the hammer June 15 at Sotheby's in London. ... Read more...

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Portrait of Tagore as a progressive artist


May 8th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Art for Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was the final extension of his literature, beginning at a point when he wanted to express himself in a ... Read more...

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Friendly fight, flower shower - it’s Lathmar Holi


February 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Barsana (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Barsana, the birthplace of Lord Krishna's consort Radha, has kept its date with the famous Lathmar Holi, with thousands of pilgrims - among them ... Read more...

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Controversial Danish cartoonist’s work raises money for Haiti


January 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 24 (DPA) A watercolour by the Danish newspaper cartoonist who caused outrage among Muslims worldwide in 2006 has raised $19,000 for the benefit of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, media reports said Sunday. Kurt ... Read more...

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Art to spread AIDS awareness from World AIDS Day (With Images) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Art will spread a new message with the project "I: Art Against AIDS" - a series of discussions and exhibitions spread over a year that will promote ... Read more...

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Images of domestic violence through cross-cultural art (With Images)


October 11th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Daddy tastes like tangy soup - if you have the gall to kill him and gouge out his lungs. The daddy broth by Estonian artist ... Read more...

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Liberty, recognition for jailhouse art


August 9th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Pawan, a 20-year-old undertrial from Bihar, has found his calling after five in the confines of the capital's Tihar Jail. The inmate of the ... Read more...

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Colours of the week: Raza Foundation awards young artists


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Every year, the Raza Foundation, instituted by senior artist S.H. Raza, awards talented and young Indian artists.The foundation, a multi-discipline cultural platform, promotes young aspirants in the ... Read more...

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Hansika Motwani paints to relieve stress


June 6th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Budding actor Hansika Motwani, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Himesh Reshammiya in "Aap Ka Suroor", has a natural flair for painting and hits the canvass whenever she ... Read more...

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At IPL, no takers for flag sellers, painters


April 19th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is big business for many, but at its inaugural tie here Friday evening there was little business for those selling national flags and ... Read more...

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Jaipur Kidney transplantation racket on canvas


February 29th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Feb.29 (ANI): A painting artist in Jaipur has presented the agony of victims of the multi-crore Kidney transplant racket on his canvas. The racket prevalent in New Delhi, and the neighbouring ... Read more...

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Fish and humans share the same skin colour secrets


December 14th, 2007 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Despite a huge evolutionary gulf between humans and the three-spined stickleback fish, both species have a genetic commonness which helps them acquire the skin pigmentation that may enable ... Read more...

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