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A world in a drop of castor oil

NT Bureau, Thursday, 30th April 2015
Chennai: They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. A good caricature, it can be argued, is worth a thousand pictures.

Colours mixed & matched

Chennai: It is no more a small elite group that picks up or appreciates art. The  community has widened and involves people from all walks of life. ... Read More >>

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 >>

Music is their play field

Chennai, Apr 3: Music is the universal language of mankind, it is said. That holds true as it (music) is one thing that connects people across the country. Also, lots of options to make a career in music have opened up. It is because platforms like YouTube have made it possible to create a lot of g... Read More >>

Picturising Nepal through lens

Students from Department of Visual Communication at MOP Vaishnav College are organising 'Positives 2015', an annual photography exhibition to showcase their photography skills to the public. ... Read More >>

(Re)kindling the literary spirit

Chennai: It is that time of the year again where literature takes centre stage. Apart from the ongoing literary festival, the annual Book Fair is set to kick off today adding to the joy of the literary-minded. In an attempt to inculcate reading habit among students, the three-day event, Chennai Lit... Read More >>

Dance, delight & difference

Chennai: NaMaargam’s latest production Antaram, will have celebrated dancers Gopika Varma, Yamini Reddy and Suhasini Maniratnam of Talent South. promising a delightful and an enriching experience with a dance drama to be performed on 28 November, evening at music academy.  ... Read More >>

Divan's collections bequeathed to museum

Thiruvananthapuram: A rare collection of antiques, including a sword and musical instruments, owned by 'divan' of erstwhile Travancore T Madhava Rao, have been handed over to Kerala Museum of History and Heritage here. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy received the articles on behalf of the Museum from... Read More >>

Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

Kolkata: The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here. The first of its kind dome-shaped space theatre at the Science City in Kolkata is now screening the Australian adventure film 'Antarctica: An Adventure of a Di... Read More >>

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

Reno (US): A total of 30 Charles M Russell works fetched millions of dollars at a Western art auction in Reno, with one painting symbolising the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing USD 1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for USD 1.1 million. Other top prices... Read More >>

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