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Mad over Madras

Mariayn Jennifer, Wednesday, 26th August 2015
Fort St George has always been the center of attraction and business in Chennai. Always, here we mean even while the British were still in India. Used as the Secretariat today, it was also the court of command for East India Company and later the British Monarch.

By students, for students

Chennai: Art by itself is a storehouse of knowledge. For some it is a form of expression but for others is something to fall back on, be it history or a school of thought.   ... Read More >>

Pachchai Nerame... Pachchai Nerame...

A large number of trees, green meadows and quite flowing stream welcome visitors at the art exhibition that is on at La Galerie D'Expression at Hotel Ambassador Pallava in Egmore.   ... Read More >>

Three cheers for Cheriyal painting

Chennai: Looks can be deceiving and this holds true for artist D Vaikuntam Nakesh. A specialist in Cheriyal painting, he is born into a family where this art was passed on hereditary, his family is perhaps the only and last to pursue it.  ... Read More >>

A world in a drop of castor oil

Chennai: They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. A good caricature, it can be argued, is worth a thousand pictures. ... Read More >>

Colours mixed & matched

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Tamil poet Bharathidasan remembered

Puducherry: Chief Minister N Rangasamy today paid homage at the statue of the Tamil poet Bharathidasan here on his 51st death anniversary. ... Read More >>

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Picturising Nepal through lens

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(Re)kindling the literary spirit

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