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Silhouettes on silk

Some beautiful hand-painted patterns on silk. Photos by authors

Hand-painted fabrics have become a favourite with designers across the world. Mukund V Kirsur & Y C Radhalakshmi tell us about...

There's a new Sufi in town

Sufi artiste Ragini Rainu during a performance.

She is the new face of Sufi singing in India and, what's more, she is a big hit with the youth, a segment that has...

Bringing wood to life

 Brightly-coloured wooden dolls on display. Photo by Dilip Banerjee

From the dawn of civilisation, man has had an intense relationship with nature, and wood is the basic natural product which he...

The corridors of history

Her thirst for knowledge and pride in her heritage has taken researcher Chithra Madhavan across some of the most magnificent places of worship down south.

Her thirst for knowledge and pride in her heritage has taken researcher Chithra Madhavan across some of the most magnificent...

Photo Gallery
Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

A Muslim family riding a motor bike on...

A Muslim family riding a motor bike on...

Catherine (R), Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William (C), and Britain...

Catherine (R), Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William (C), and Britain...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

Orazio Cremona of South Africa takes part in the...

Orazio Cremona of South Africa takes part in the...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

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