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While Durga Puja celebrates womanhood, will all women get to be a part of it?

While Durga Puja celebrates womanhood, will all women get to be a part of it?

October 8, 2018

In rural areas, women are often reduced to being an untouchable when they are on their periods - they are given a separate room to stay, dirty cloths to use, and barred from entry into the kitchen and places of worship.

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The history of Air India’s priceless collection of art

The history of Air India’s priceless collection of art

July 23, 2018

The Air India collection is not just a 100 pieces of the finest artists’ paintings. There is of course oil on canvas and acrylic on canvas, but the story doesn’t end there

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Du ‘Street Art’ dans le quartier de « Lodhi » à New Delhi

Du ‘Street Art’ dans le quartier de « Lodhi » à New Delhi

June 1, 2017

Au premier abord, ce quartier de la capitale indienne, semble bien différent des autres, notamment les rues qui relient les marchés « Meharchand » et « Khanna ». Tout le long des murs qui jonchent la rue, des peintures murales captent l’attention des spectateurs. Le l...

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World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

December 27, 2016

The world’s largest collective of street performers is being forced to leave their permanent establishment which is also a mark of their identity besides their profession. In a bid to redevelop their colony and thus, their lives, the demolition of the Kathputli colony has begun...

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Leonard Cohen – the poet, the fedora, the baritone

Leonard Cohen – the poet, the fedora, the baritone

November 11, 2016

Music transcends all borders and the melancholy that has set in among music lovers worldwide proves the colossal void left by the demise of singer, songwriter Leonard Cohen.

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Prisma photo editor launches Indian-themed filters

Prisma photo editor launches Indian-themed filters

October 26, 2016

Prisma, the phone photo editing app that transforms pictures into various styles, is set to include an Indian flavour in its filters.

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Confluence of technology and art

Confluence of technology and art

September 20, 2016

Technology is reshaping art. Around the world, artists are increasingly turning to new technologies to create better. These innovations can also prove to be persuasive and powerful tools for businesses to grow.

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The campus art of Kolkata

The campus art of Kolkata

September 19, 2016

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, an eastern state of India, is always buzzing with political activity - whether it is election-related rallies, protest movements or film screenings with socio-political commentaries. The city is full of political art extensively found around e...

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Eminent Odisha painter and chronicler Dinanath Pathy passes away

Eminent Odisha painter and chronicler Dinanath Pathy passes away

August 30, 2016

Dinanath Pathy , iconic Odisha painter and art historian who promoted Odia art all over the world and worked closely with Rietberg Society in Switzerland passed away yesterday.

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Sathrangi exhibition organised to promote trans-artists in Kolkata

Sathrangi exhibition organised to promote trans-artists in Kolkata

August 26, 2016

Sathrangi (seven colours of the rainbow), a platform led by transgenders in West Bengal, an Eastern state in India, held their first exhibition in the region. In the capital city of the state, Kolkata, this event was aimed at showcasing the talent of women and transgender people ...

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Great Indian artist and France lover S.H. Raza passes away at 94

Great Indian artist and France lover S.H. Raza passes away at 94

July 26, 2016

Syed Haider Raza or S.H. Raza, a prominent Indian artist who co-founded the Indian Progressive Artists Movement in the late 1940s to early 1950s, passed away at the age of 94. On 23rd July, he took his last breath in India after having lived in France for over six decades.

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