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Tribal tones

Back to their roots:  Colourful tribal motifs in Bhil paintings Photo by author

One of the most primitive art forms in India, Bhil paintings have gained global acclaim. Brinda Suri speaks to Bhil artists and patrons about the...

A voice that oozes R&B

Singing blues: Artiste Tinashe, who stands out for her sensual tone.

It's stunning how in recent years mainstream female R&B has effectively been distilled down to one word: Beyoncé.

Faces behind Thai masks

Dying art: Traditional Khon masks from Thailand.

One of the most common forms of Thai art has been mask-making. For tourists who want to see the best of Thai masks, head to...

No nation for nature

Sandesh's award-winning photographs of two fox cubs at play

His startling images of the wild have drawn attention to gruesome unethical practices that have endangered some of nature's most beautiful creations. Nirmala Govindarajan speaks...

Threads of tradition

Phulkari is one of the most distinguished traditional crafts of Punjab, essentially practised by women. Phul translates to flower and kari means work.

Making time for music

Shubha Mudgal. As adept at holding her own in a literary discussion as she is at holding a raag: poised and controlled, and never losing...

Photo Gallery
Army recruits during their attestation parade at Madras Regimental Centre, Wellington, Ooty on...

Army recruits during their attestation parade at Madras Regimental Centre, Wellington, Ooty on...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 photo, a Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 photo, a Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 42nd Convocation of the All India Institute of Medical...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 42nd Convocation of the All India Institute of Medical...

Devendra Fadnavis hugs his mother Savita after his victory during the Assembly election in...

Devendra Fadnavis hugs his mother Savita after his victory during the Assembly election in...

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitaraman launching the Online Export...

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitaraman launching the Online Export...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party's parliamentary...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party's parliamentary...

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, a thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as...

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, a thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as...

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, an Indian woman uses her hand to put sawdust in an...

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, an Indian woman uses her hand to put sawdust in an...

(L-R) Asha Bhat, Miss Diva Universe 2014 2nd runner up, Noyonita Lodh, Miss Diva Universe 2014...

(L-R) Asha Bhat, Miss Diva Universe 2014 2nd runner up, Noyonita Lodh, Miss Diva Universe 2014...

An Indian man teaches yoga postures to schoolchildren at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad...

An Indian man teaches yoga postures to schoolchildren at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad...

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