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Earlier stone age artifacts found in South Africa

PTI, Friday, 25th July 2014
Johannesburg: Scientists have discovered tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The research on the Kathu Townlands site, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa estimates that the site is between 700,000 and one million years old.

Strings of music

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. ... Read More >>

Tolly flick inspired by Robert Browning's poem

Continuing the tradition of adopting classical gems of English literature in arthouse flicks, a new age director-duo now recants a Robert Browning poetic piece starring Priyangshu Chatterjee. ... Read More >>

Making 'em smile

* To enhance the borrowing power of women members in urban cooperative Banks, 500 women members of Primary Cooperative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank were sanctioned Rs five lakh as Share Capital loan during 2011-12. an equal amount to 1000 members during 2011-12 and to another 1000 women ... 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 >>

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

New Delhi: Four contemporary artists are collaborating to display a varied body of artistic work under one roof here. Tited "TRACES", the exhibition is a melange of mixed media paintings, canvases of different colour palettes, creative ceramics and sculptures. Artists include Abhijit Kumar Pathak... Read More >>

Sahitya Akademi felicitates literary greats

New Delhi: Eminent poets and litterateurs, including Javed Akhtar, Subdodh Sarkar and Mridula Garg, were among the 24 literary giants felicitated by the Sahitya Akademi at its annual Festival of Letters here. "What Sahitya Akademi is offering to these literary greats is merely a gesture compared t... Read More >>

Showcase of best of Indian theatre

New Delhi: Some of the best productions in Indian theatre from across the country in the past one year is set to be staged here. The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), now into its ninth year is presenting eight nominated plays on the Delhi stage beginning from March 4. These include "... Read More >>

Global artists, thinkers set to examine Delhi as cultural hub

New Delhi: Delhi has captured imagination of a clutch of local and international artists and thinkers, who will create artworks and engage in debates, to examine the social cultural and political role of an artist within the settings of this ever changing city. ... Read More >>

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