President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Sitara Devi's death

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Sitara Devi's death

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, saying the nation has "lost an accomplished veteran Kathak dancer".

Artists from 5 countries create art from industrial scrap

Artists from 5 countries create art from industrial scrap

New Delhi: Artists from five countries have come together at Vijayanagara in Karnataka for a three-week long residency to create artworks fashioned out of industrial scrap.

Kathak maestros bid farewell to Sitara Devi

Kathak maestros bid farewell to Sitara Devi

New Delhi: Someone who was generous with compliments, someone who was lively, spirited and, at times, blunt, and someone with a great sense of humour -- this is how the world of performing arts rem

When Sitara Devi visited Maharashtra village

When Sitara Devi visited Maharashtra village

Apegaon (Maha): Kathak was not a familiar word for the residents of this dusty village in Beed district, and when arguably the greatest doyen of the dance form came calling, most of them had their

`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

New York: The painted upright piano that adorned Rick`s Cafe in the classic movie ‘Casablanca’ sold at auction for $3.4 million Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.

Swiss museum accepts Gurlitt art hoard, to return Nazi loot

Swiss museum accepts Gurlitt art hoard, to return Nazi loot

Berlin: A Swiss museum on Monday accepted a German recluse`s bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era, but pledged to restitute any looted pieces.

Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi dead

Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi dead​

Mumbai: Eminent Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi passed away early Tuesday at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai.

Rockstar Sting to join Broadway cast

Rockstar Sting to join Broadway cast

Los Angeles:  British rockstar Sting is all set to join the cast of his Broadway musical `The Last Ship` next month in a bid to push up flagging ticket sales for the $15 million show.

Swiss museum to say whether it accepts Nazi-era art hoard

A Swiss museum is to announce Monday whether it will accept a German recluse`s bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era.