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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
Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

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...

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