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1971 War through the Camera Lens

By Vishnu Makhijani Ace photographer Raghu Rai was only five years into the profession when the Bangladesh liberation struggle erupted in March 1971. He was dispatched post-haste by The Statesman newspaper to record the exodus of refugees,…

International Art Exhibition in Milan

Madhuri Srikanth, an Indian-origin artist with roots in Telangana, has received a special invite to showcase her works at 'Romantica', an international art exhibition, to be held at Italy's Milan between April 23 and May 2. Madhuri is the…

Unique art show to boost Kerala Tourism

Lokame Tharavadu, a major contemporary art show featuring 267 artists and over 3,000 art works including assemblages and installations that began last week in Alappuzha, has the potential to transform the dynamics of cultural tourism,…

Help at hand for AIS aspirants

Renowned Indian mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik has now turned his attention to aspirants for the Indian civil service with his new book "Indian Culture, Art and Heritage" to show how the amalgamation of the three elements have created, built…

Social activism through art

By Sukant Deepak “It's important for me as a person to comment on social and political issues. Social media is a powerful tool to project my opinions into the world. It is also a great place to find alternate points of view and to engage…

Vectrax: Let us Beat the Mosquito Menace

Malaria remains a major health hazard in the developing world even today. Dengue has also seen multiple fatalities in many countries, including India. So Vectrax, a U.S.-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund-supported product,…

Subodh Gupta: Making Art out of the Personal

By Sukant Deepak From brass utensils to stainless steel tiffins. From cow dung to buckets - in the world of one of India's best known contemporary artists, Subodh Gupta, the universal derives from the personal even as the past and future…

Career option with Customers

Ranjan K Baruah We are still worried about COVID 19 and the pandemic. The cases have increased in many parts of the country. Exams are either postponed or cancelled by a few boards and we are uncertain about other exams. Students are…