Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




Taking dance to the masses

V PADMASINI, Wednesday, 11th December 2013
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 style which will gel with the times and needs of the people’, she says.

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Book worms feel the warmth

The silence in the air is broken by the sound of the twirling fan and the flipping of pages. The old-world feel which engulfs as one enters Renga Lending Library is unmistakable. ... 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>


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