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From Russsia with love

Published on 02-May-2015

Beautiful and enigmatic, a series of painted wooden dolls from Russia - one hollow doll housing another, seems like a mystery to uncover and a...

Pottery in frames

Published on 02-May-2015

She paints through her wheel. Not an overstatement. Sejal Mody's abstract expressions evolve from the wheel bursting...

Poetry in motion

Published on 02-May-2015
Up-to-date Bharatanatyam  exponent Savitha Sastry has created a new genre.

Her avant-garde dance-theatre productions mirror the struggles of everyday life and give them a dancer's twist

Because he's 'happy'!

Published on 02-May-2015
Pharrell Williams burst into the pop music scene with his hummable songs.

The handsome hitmaker responsible for three big global smashes - "Happy", and the equally ubiquitous "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk...

Stitches from Kutch

Published on 25-Apr-2015
A creative touch A colourful display of Kutch embroidery. PHOTO by Author

In a corner of the courtyard at the recently concluded Design Haat by the Apeejay Institute of Design in New Delhi, 40-year-old Keshav Bhai...

Songs from the soul

Published on 25-Apr-2015
An enchanting voice Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam

It was "the season" in Chennai. The musician was concluding her performance when the curtain was abruptly drawn and the lights switched off...

Reclaiming icons

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Canvas chronicles One of artist Surendran Nair's (below) paintings. Photos by Author

Artist Surendran Nair's works provide windows into an endless web of narratives, and create an artistic space for the unexpected, unpredictable and the unknown. GIRIDHAR KHASNIS...

The stuff legends are made of

Published on 25-Apr-2015
PLaying Iconic roles Tamil cinema doyen Sivaji Ganesan was often criticised for overacting.

I always thought that bit about Sivaji Ganesan and Marlon Brando was apocryphal, but apparently not - Brando visiting India did actually say, "Sivaji Ganesan...

Armed with a camera

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

From Afghanistan to Syria, the indefatigable photojournalist Lynsey Addario has risked her life to tell stories...

Singing her way to the divine

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Musical discovery Baul artiste Parvathy Baul during a performance.

Parvathy Baul needs no introduction. She has mesmerised audiences in India and abroad for 22 years now...

Photo Gallery
People voluntarily donating blood for Nepal victims at a camp organised by National Students Union..

People voluntarily donating blood for Nepal victims at a camp organised by National Students Union..

Nepalese devotees take out a procession on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti in Ranchi on Monday...

Nepalese devotees take out a procession on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti in Ranchi on Monday...

Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his daughter at an event in Chennai on Sunday.

Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his daughter at an event in Chennai on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying obeisance in front of a statue of Lord Buddha at 'International

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying obeisance in front of a statue of Lord Buddha at 'International

Evacuated American journalists and Nepalese people from Dhunche onboard an India Air Force (IAF) ...

Evacuated American journalists and Nepalese people from Dhunche onboard an India Air Force (IAF) ...

Aam Aadmi Party's women activists display placards during a protest against Punjab Government over

Aam Aadmi Party's women activists display placards during a protest against Punjab Government over

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) perform during Tawang festival 2015 in Tawang, Arunachal

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) perform during Tawang festival 2015 in Tawang, Arunachal

BBMP employee demolishing the buildings with the help of JCB which is illigally constructed on ...

BBMP employee demolishing the buildings with the help of JCB which is illigally constructed on ...

Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina plays a shot during their IPL match against Royal Challenger

Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina plays a shot during their IPL match against Royal Challenger

KKR bowler Umesh Yadav celebrate with his teammates after dismissed SRH batsman D.Warner during IPL

KKR bowler Umesh Yadav celebrate with his teammates after dismissed SRH batsman D.Warner during IPL

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