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The art of a kiss

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Square; Gustav Klimt's 'The Kiss'

"Haven't you finished yet?" "No, I have to take some more shots from some other angles." "Well, then I will go and have a look......

Ethnic, but with a twist

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Sounding right Flautist Shriram Sampath & percussionist Swarupa Ananth-Sawkar, members of the band Filter Coffee.

It is a new way of approaching music. 'Filter Coffee' is an Indian Ethnotronic collaborative effort brought to life by tabla player and percussionist Swarupa...

A song for every season

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Soulful songs Subhashini Parthasarathy during a performance.

Unlike most performers in the concert circuit who like to stun the audience with their expertise, Subhashini Parthasarathy prefers to look beyond the arc lights...

Weaving a legacy in exile

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Carpet tales Some Tibetan carpets with traditional and modern designs.

Dressed in the traditional Tibetan attire, chuba, the women sat in front of vertical looms tying knots over a rod, from which spilled threads of...

Musical triumphs remembered

Published on 24-Jan-2015
spiritual side One of India's renowned percussionists, Trilok Gurtu.

Considered one of the most innovative percussionists on the planet, Trilok Gurtu is also known as a wizard of unknown rhythms and unique sounds.

Small is beautiful

Published on 17-Jan-2015
Artscape A fine example of a miniature painting from Rajasthan.

As I strolled on the streets of Bikaner, Rajasthan, my eyes caught the attention of a signboard, Bikaner Miniatures....

Art of a pen revealed

Published on 17-Jan-2015
enchanting canvas An exquisite and intricate 'kalamkari' art work.

The term kalamkari literally means drawing with a pen. Although the art got this name during the Muslim reign...

Close encounters

Published on 17-Jan-2015
A marriage of forms One of Fausto Giaccone's  photographs from  'Macondo...';

Sensorium pays tribute to Nobel Prize winning writers, jazz musicians, as well as personal histories of ordinary men and women....

The darker shades of cinema

Published on 17-Jan-2015
'Man on Fire', which show the dark side of Hollywood.

Everybody has them: Movies we're embarrassed to admit we love. Nevertheless, these are movies we want others to like as much as we like them....

Eyes of the beholder

Published on 17-Jan-2015
Far & wide Some of photographer Ioannis Lykouris's iconic image.

Ioannis Lykouris tries to capture the mood of the moment with his evocative images of beautiful landscapes and everyday scenarios. Asha Chowdary talks to the...

Photo Gallery
A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama meet with nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his wife Sumedha...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama meet with nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his wife Sumedha...

Cartoonist R K Laxman being accorded state funeral in Pune on Tuesday...

Cartoonist R K Laxman being accorded state funeral in Pune on Tuesday...

Barack Obama and  Michelle Obama greet people as they board Air Force One at Air Force Station...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama greet people as they board Air Force One at Air Force Station...

Services' bands perform during the rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi...

Services' bands perform during the rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi...

India's BSF soldiers ride camels as they rehearse for 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi...

India's BSF soldiers ride camels as they rehearse for 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi recording 'Mann Ki Baat' show in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi recording 'Mann Ki Baat' show in New Delhi...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama stand with Saudi Arabia's King Salman...

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama stand with Saudi Arabia's King Salman...

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