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Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Titled ‘One Part Woman’, the translation in English is done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book is published by Penguin.

Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction

Sotheby's has sold a Van Gogh painting for $66.3 million, the highest price paid for a work by the Dutch artist since 1998, Efe news agency reported.

All artefacts at Patan Durbar Square 'rescued, safe'

Rubble greets you on entering the now-cordoned off premises of the Patan Durbar Square here which was badly destroyed in the earthquake that jolted this Himalayan nation on April 25. However, all the intricately carved wood panels and other artefacts at this Unesco World Heritage Site are "rescued and safe".

Tagore's love for science to be showcased Tagore's love for science to be showcased

An exhibition highlighting Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's scientific bent of mind will travel through east and northeast India beginning May 9, organisers said on Wednesday.

Van Gogh painting fetches $66 mn at New York auction Van Gogh painting fetches $66 mn at New York auction

A Vincent Van Gogh painting fetched more than $66 million at a New York auction on Tuesday, the most paid for a work by the Dutch post-impressionist artist since 1998.

Looted Nazi painting returned to heir of owner in New York

 A 17th century painting stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish German art curator in Paris who was later murdered at Auschwitz was returned to the late owner`s daughter at a ceremony in New York on Tuesday.

'Duck Dynasty' musical to close after lukewarm response 'Duck Dynasty' musical to close after lukewarm response

"Duck Commander Musical", a Las Vegas stage show about the Robertson family featured on TV series "Duck Dynasty", will close on May 17 after less than two months of performance.

National Museum creates friendly environment for differently-abled

 For the first time in the 55 years since the National Museum opened its doors to people, tactile paths have been laid and tactile objects displayed for an ongoing exhibition to create a better environment for the visually-impaired.

Auction of Pablo Picasso painting could smash art world records Auction of Pablo Picasso painting could smash art world records

Christie`s auction house is hoping to set new world records with a Picasso valued at $140 million and a Giacometti worth $130 million, as New York`s spring auction season kicks off Tuesday.

Acclaimed films, Kamal Haasan retrospective at Habitat fest Acclaimed films, Kamal Haasan retrospective at Habitat fest

Award-winning films like "Margarita With A Straw" and "Chotushkone" will be screened at the 10th edition of Habitat Film Festival which will also have a retrospective on actor-director Kamal Haasan's work. The 10-day movie gala, to begin from May 8, will showcase best of 48 Pan-Indian movies in thirteen languages.

Bengal Governor stands by street magicians

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has called for promoting the craft of street magicians performing in the city for decades, saying he appreciated their commitment.

'Upset' Vir Das calls police intervention at show 'wrong' 'Upset' Vir Das calls police intervention at show 'wrong'

Actor-comedian Vir Das got “upset” when his standup comedy show here was disrupted by police after an unknown person filed a complaint against him as he attempted to spoof former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam. He has reacted to the incident via an open letter.

Pamela Anderson asks Kerala CM not to use elephants for festival Pamela Anderson asks Kerala CM not to use elephants for festival

 As the stage is set for Kerala's iconic festival Thrissur pooram, Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson has written to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy asking him not to the use elephants for the festival.

Sand artist's message for helping earthquake victims Sand artist's message for helping earthquake victims

 As a massive earthquake rocked Nepal, noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sculpture with an aim of spreading awareness among people about the need to help those hit by the calamity.

Bruce Willis' daughter eyes Broadway? Bruce Willis' daughter eyes Broadway?

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Bruce Willis and ex-wife Demi Moore's youngest daughter, Tallulah, is reportedly eager to carve out a career as a theatre actress.

Lahore film fest called off, Madhur Bhandarkar 'dejected' Lahore film fest called off, Madhur Bhandarkar 'dejected'

 Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who was looking forward to his trip to Lahore to be part of the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop international film festival, says he feels "dejected" over its cancellation due to security concerns in Pakistan.

Shakespeare now a New Yorker and more alive than ever Shakespeare now a New Yorker and more alive than ever

New York, April 23 (IANS/EFE) William Shakespeare is now a New Yorker and more alive than ever -- thanks to The Sonnet Project, a virtual initiative in the form of a mobile application in which act

India, Nepal to work together in arts, culture India, Nepal to work together in arts, culture

With a view to enhancing the close and friendly relations between India and Nepal, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday between the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the New Delhi-based Lalit Kala Akademi for promotion of and cooperation in the field of art and culture.

Tipu Sultan's arms collection sold for over 6 million pounds

A collection of arms and armour once owned by Tipu Sultan, was sold for a total of over 6 million pounds in a London auction by Bonhams.

An exhibition for art lovers! An exhibition for art lovers!

Every artist has a unique and distinct style of producing something new and innovative. 

Grandeur of Hampi comes alive in paintings exhibition Grandeur of Hampi comes alive in paintings exhibition

The relics of the erstwhile Vijayanagara empire have seemingly come alive here in an ongoing exhibition of one of the most revered historical sites.



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