Saturday, Oct 23, 2021


Famed Chinese Pianist Li Yundi Named In Prostitution Case

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Li Yundi 39, began playing piano as a small child and studied in China and Germany before becoming the youngest winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2000 at age 18.

The Last Act

Oct 05, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Of the many childhood memories, one is about a circus. I remember that the circus ground looked like a fantasy world with all the lights and once inside, I first heard a lion roar, a trapeze artist perform and the rings of fire, capes and tights, and tiara’d young women in sequined outfits astride elephants, sliding down. I must have been six or seven then.

Sita, Radhika & Draupadi- Interpretation Of The Leading Female Mythological Characters Through The Eyes Of Artist Nibedita Sen

Nibedita believes in exploring uncharted paths, leading to new challenges and newer sensibilities.Her reflective research Gitanjali and Sea Inside: Parallel Journeys was sponsored by the Government of India (ICCR) as a solo-travelling exhibition to be exhibited in the Palais-de-glace at the National Museum of Art, Buenos Aires; Gallery Marcel Du-Champ, Belgrano, Buenos Aires amongst many other places.

From Accentuating Sexuality To Questioning Hierarchy, Mithu Sen's Works Of Art Explore Multiple Domains

Oct 02, 2021 Mithu Sen

Through her praxis of lingual anarchy, Sen reflects on issues of purposiveness, utility, translatability and communicability of language, and moves towards an examination by inflicting disorders of language.

Meet Sidhesh Gautam: The Artist Whose Work Looks Beyond Superficial Beauty And Makes The Beholders' Mind Work

While minimalism and post-modernist thoughts are the main influences that inform his work, it is based on in-depth research on the subject. He aims to create much more than superficially beautiful objects

26 July, 2021

Kumartuli Artisan Ships 10ft Tall Fibreglass Durga Idol To US From Bengal


Claymodeller Kaushik Basu claimed that the idol was 10-feet long and made a bit taller than the standard size as requested as overseas idol sales saw a revival this year after lifting of Covid-19 restrictiopns.

22 April, 2021

Over 100 Artists From Across The World To Read ‘Earth Anthem’ On Earth Day

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The Earth Anthem has been put to music by renowned artist Dr L Subramaniam and sung by veteran singer Kavita Krishnamurti.

30 November, 2020

Not Always About The Music: Singer Halsey Slams Grammys For Snubbing Her


The singer did not receive a single nomination for her 2020 album 'Manic', which included the chart-topping single 'Without Me'.

11 November, 2020

India Chimes For Local Artists, Shops This Diwali

Saumya Kalia

With festivities around the corner, manufacture and sale of locally produced and eco-friendly products are getting a push.

21 October, 2020

A Bridge Across The Oceans

Sathya Saran

Album a way of bridging chasms between minds and countries through music.

15 October, 2020

Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Bhanu Athaiya Dies At 91


Bhanu Athaiya won an Oscar for her work in the 1983 film 'Gandhi'. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday after battling from a prolonged illness.


09 January, 2020

Artists Protest Against Government's Proposal To Convert Tagore Hall Into Cinema

Naseer Ganai

The artists say if the government was interested in opening cinema halls, it could have renovated defunct cinema halls in Srinagar.

15 November, 2019

UK Exhibition To Honour 'Overlooked' Indian Painters Who Painted For East India Company


It has been curated by Scottish historian and author William Dalrymple.

06 September, 2019

Renowned Novelist, Playwright Kiran Nagarkar Dies At 77 In Mumbai


The novelist, playwright, film and drama critic, and screenwriter both in Marathi and English was one of the most significant writers of post-colonial India.

11 February, 2019

Nowadays, Anyone Can Say He Doesn't Like My Nose, So Chop It Off: Amol Palekar On Censorship

Outlook Web Bureau

I don't think I brought the topic unnecessarily or said anything irrelevant. According to me, it was the perfect platform for raising the questions that I did.

17 January, 2019

Assamese Artist Nuruddin Ahmed Gets Into Limca Book Of Records For Tallest Durga Idol

Abdul Gani

Ahmed who has been in the trade of designing for more than three decades also does costume designing for films and theatre in Assam.

03 January, 2019

Afghan Artists Tryst With Art In India

Hanan Zaffar

Many artists from Afghanistan having fled the country seek refuge in India.


24 November, 2018

India Art Festival: An Affordable Art Festival That Gives A Platform To Up-Coming Artists

Lachmi Deb Roy

Here’s what to expect at the fourth edition of the India Art Festival, Delhi

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Shrayana Bhattacharya
Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women


A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

Giridhar Jha
A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu