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An architect by choice...

Beyond the lines Le Corbusier at work. Photo courtesy: 'Le Corbusier Le Grand'

It all began in the Swiss Jura Mountains in 1887. Le Corbusier, the world-renowned architect and city planner, was born as Charles-Édouard Jeanneret...

A stage of her own

Theatre personality Arundhati Nag on stage at Ranga Shankara. (PHOTO BY SRIKANTA SHARMA R)

Actor-director Shankar Nag had dreamed of an exclusive theatre space for Bengaluru, but he died in a road accident 20 years ago. That dream remained...

In a drum beat

Wadaiko drummingis finding many takers in Japan and around the world.

These beats have resonated in Japan for over centuries during wars, celebrations and cultural events. Hema Vijay writes about...

Of magical melodies

Flautist Jayaprada Ramamurthy

Armed with a doctorate in Commerce, she would have been an IAS officer today. Instead, she followed her instincts and made her...

Rocking it German style

FOREIGN VIBES The German band Mateo, during their performance in Bengaluru.

German pop band Mateo has been steadily rising in popularity since they started out and were recently voted as one of the best...

A virtual trove of tabla treasures

Tabla - Rare compositions of the Great Masters by Pandit Vijay Shanker Mishra is a wonderful addition to the repertoire on the tabla and comes...

The feminine side of graffiti

A TV advertisement about a teenage graffiti artist who "has what it takes" to succeed in life had begun to irritate me because of its...

Life in a collage

Romare Bearden was one of the most distinguished American black visual artists of 20th century. Giridhar Khasnis writes about the many faces of the artist......

Murder she wrote

Complications of a crime Acclaimed crime fiction writer P D James; her famous  novel 'Death in Holy Orders'.

What I admired about P D James was her talent for characterisation. I believe she exceeded all her partners in crime in this, except....

A voice that woos gods

Hindustanimusicmaestro Pandit Jasraj is an enigma,whose voice hasmesmerised audiences across the globe.

His sonorous voice has left many enchanted, bringing them close to Nirvana. Vatsala Vedantam speaks to Pandit Jasraj, the unmatched maestro of Hindustani classical music......

Decoding images

Some of artist Jaret Vadera's work.

Hema Vijay talks to New York-based contemporary artist Jaret Vadera about his technology-inspired abstract works that...

A treasured Parsi legacy

Parsi women in Gara sarees

I still recall how extremely careful my Parsi friend would be when we all went out together for a special occasion and...

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People takes protection against cold with woollens...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

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Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

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Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

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Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

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