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Strings of music

S Vishnu Sharmaa, Monday, 21st July 2014
For M Balasubramanian, a violinist from Choolaimedu, music is a passion. 'Perfection in music can be achieved only through constant practice', he says, while speaking to News Today after a kutcheri at the Music Academy on Sunday.

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Making 'em smile

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Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Mixed media, paintings, sculptures at artists' group show

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Sahitya Akademi felicitates literary greats

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Showcase of best of Indian theatre

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