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The theatre of gods

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Young talent Junior students at Kattaikkuttu  Sangam; (above) 'kattaikkuttu' artistes on stage.

A traditional form of theatre from the hinterlands of Tamil Nadu, 'kattaikkuttu ' addresses its audience on many levels...

About a life moved by ideas

Published on 28-Feb-2015
under the spotlight (Left) American writer and filmmaker Susan Sontag; poster of the film 'Regarding Susan Sontag'.

The new HBO movie on intellectual pinup Susan Sontag doesn't engage with her ideas, choosing instead to look at her life...

Reality check

Published on 28-Feb-2015
reflective art 'Transit' by Valay Shende. Photo by author

A well-known exponent of politically charged and captivatingly structured sculptural practice, Valay Shende...

The telling of a tale

Published on 28-Feb-2015
ace raconteur Emily Parrish

Once upon a time, there was a young girl pursuing her studies in Drama at the University of Kent, United Kingdom...

Must buy before your bye-bye to Malaysia

Published on 28-Feb-2015
collector's items 'batik' scarf, Sarawak pottery.

On my recent visit to Malaysia, I was interested in bringing home souvenirs to keep my memories of the holiday fresh. However, buying...

Songs from the heart

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Vocal prowess British musician Sam Smith has taken the music scene by storm.

All through his most recent American tour, the British singer Sam Smith has been stunned by the size of his crowds...

The eagle is landing

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Twinkle toes Sri Lankan contemporary dancer Pradeep Gunarathna.

Pradeep Gunarathna may just be a fledgling setting out to discover the dancer in him; but such is his talent...

Art from the hills

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Divine rendition One of the Pahari paintings portraying Lord Ram, Lakshman & Sita.

To understand a Pahari painting, you have to see beyond the usual eye. You have to enter a work of art and be alert...

Beats of Rajasthan

Published on 21-Feb-2015
right notes Popular Manganiar musician Chugge Khan

arid wilderness, desert, Desert music,Beats, Rajasthan,Arundhati Pattabhiraman,

Just pottering about

Published on 21-Feb-2015
A touch of blue The exquisite blue pottery from Rajasthan.

The fascinating long legacy of artistic work displayed by craftsmen in Rajasthan is exemplary. The lavish lifestyles of the maharajas of Rajasthan have provided patronage...

Photo Gallery
Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

A Zimbabwe farm worker harvests tobacco at a farm ahead of the tobacco selling season starting on We

A Zimbabwe farm worker harvests tobacco at a farm ahead of the tobacco selling season starting on We

Snowfall in Kashmir

Snowfall in Kashmir

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto ride a carriage as they leave Ho

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto ride a carriage as they leave Ho

A model presents a creation by French designers Francois Alary and Ophelie Klere as part of their

A model presents a creation by French designers Francois Alary and Ophelie Klere as part of their

A general view of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

A general view of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers burn 15 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers and poachers to ma

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers burn 15 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers and poachers to ma

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