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Legendary artist S H Raza passes away

Legendary artist S H Raza passes away

Modern Indian artist S H Raza died here today following a prolonged illness. He was 94. Raza was suffering from old-age related ailments and was in the ICU of a private hospital for the last two months.

Lord Ram's date of birth revealed

Lord Ram's date of birth revealed

An institute has claimed that the Mahabharata and Ramayana are historical texts, not mythological epics.

Sangeet Natak Akademi revs up for International Yoga Day

Sangeet Natak Akademi revs up for International Yoga Day

New DelhiAs the Modi government is not leaving any stone unturned in commemorating the International Day of Yoga on June 21, its cultural wings are also going into overdrive to showcase the country's heritage to the world.

No saffronisation of culture bodies, we wants to bring in new talent: Minister

The controversial changes at the helm of the National Museum and Lalit Kala Akademi are the government`s move to bring in new talent and there is no attempt at "saffronisation", Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma has asserted.

Graphic artist Arpita Dasgupta showcases digital medium

For graphic artist Arpita Dasgupta her paintings are reflective of conversations she conducts with herself while going through a gamut of emotions.

Vice President Hamid Ansari inaugurates Mathrubhumi Book Fair

Vice President Hamid Ansari today formally inaugurated a four-day book fair organised by the Mathrubhumi media group here.

Lalit Kala Akademi to study Durga Puja`s evolution

In a bid to offer an insight into the evolution of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in West Bengal, the union culture ministry has launched a research project.

Slice of fare at upcoming United Art Fair on show in Delhi

A solely artist-driven fair with emphasis on younger, undiscovered talent, new to the marketplace and operating beyond galleries is putting up a preview here.

Lalit Kala Akademi gets new chairman

IAS officer Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty has been appointed the new chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi.

KK Chakravarty new Lalit Kala Akademi chairman

KK Chakravarty, a retired bureaucrat who had steered the National Museum and other cultural institutions in the past, was named the new chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi.

Lalit Kala Akademi`s first art exhibition in northeast inaugurated

To familiarize the art fraternity of the northeast region with the national works of art of excellence, the 54th National Exhibition of Art of India`s premier fine art institution Lalit Kala Akademi was inaugurated on Monday.

India wows Beijing Biennale with special art panorama

The India pavilion at the fifth Beijing Biennale - a sprawling art showcase - in the Chinese capital is drawing young crowd who are eager to know about the contemporary art movements in India, an official of the Lalit Kala Akademi that has set it up, said.

Lalit Kala Akademi row: HC rejects PIL against Prez decision

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL challenging a decision of the President to appoint Saryu V Doshi as one of the three members of a search committee.

Women`s Day: Five women artists collaborate for exhibition

Five Chennai-based women artists have collaborated for the first time for an art exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi.

Independent panel to examine Lalit Kala Akademi affairs

The ministry of culture has set up an independent committee to look into matters pertaining to the Lalit Kala Akademi`s constitution.