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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
India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

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