N Sahana Arooran, Wednesday, 13th November 2013
Ever heard of an artist who is passionate about rickshaw pullers and their lives? Dilip Chaudhury's fascination for the humble worker is evident in his paintings. The Kolkata-based artist brings out myriad fantasies and emotions of rickshaw-pullers through his works which are on display at the Prakrit Art Gallery in the city.
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 >>
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 estimat... Read More >>
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 >>
Padmalakshmee Suresh is one dancer who always tries innovative methods to take the art of Bharatanatyam, closer to the masses. 'I do this without compromising on the basic foundation. It is like constructing a new building wherein the foundation is strong, but the structure on top is built in a sty... Read More >>
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 >>
* 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 >>