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Magazine/WebExclusives/OnTheOriginOfArt Like most private museums, Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a reflection of the tastes of its founder—in this case the sex-and-death inclined David Walsh. Situated in an idyllic spot in Hobart, capital of the island state, MONA is pitched as a subversion of traditional art world institutions. Staid wall labels are abandoned in favor of “art wank” on an iPod guide called “The O,” walls are painted…
03.29 / 01:14
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Now you can go onboard the Eastern & Oriental Express featuring a stunning ‘rolling canvas’ accompanied by a fully sensory exp…
03.28 / 23:37
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Tokyo's artistic celebration for International Women's…
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Returning home after an overseas stay proved to be inspiration for this evocative art…
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 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Invoking blessings of Maa Durga, National Conference Provincial President Devender Rana on Tuesday prayed for return of peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir, describing it a land of saints and sages that kept the flag of amity and brotherhood aloft during most testing times. “Navratras are the auspicious days when […] The post Rana joins Navratra congregation; prays for peace appeared first on State …
03.28 / 22:35
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Breaking tradition, the widows of Vrindavan get lost in the wonderful colors of…
03.28 / 13:44
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Young Chinese folks drop serious money at Hong Kong's Art…
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A group art exhibition features Chinese ink works inspired by local…
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Exhibition to welcome Colorplan paper in…
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MenstruationNon-biodegradable, toxin-filled, disposable sanitary pads are a problem - but what’s the solution?Geetika Mantri celebrate menstruation campaign (1)-compressed.jpgHave you ever wondered what happens to your sanitary napkin once you dispose it off? Largely, there are three possibilities, according to Shradha Shreejaya, ecologist and coordinator at Thanal Trust, a green NGO in Kerala: 1. In case women choose to dispose off a sanitary napkin in a dustbin, it’s probably going to en…
03.28 / 12:51
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Research This study shows that others’ perceptions of our first name is reflected in our faces. who is who.jpgImage Courtesy: Gonzalo Arnaiz/Unspash By Anne-Laure Sellier, HEC School of Management – Université Paris-Saclay Most parents can remember the subtle mix of excitement and anxiety accompanying the choice of their baby’s name – it will follow the child his or her entire life. But the effect could be even more significant. In research recently published in the Journal of Per…
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ScienceHave you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? phone-woman-750x500_Max_pixel.jpgMax Pixel/ Representational ImageDaniel J. Kruger, University of Michigan Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced that you felt your phone vibrate in your pocket, or that you heard your ring tone. But when you check your phone, no one actually tried to get in touch with you. You then might plausibly wonder: “Is my phone acting up, or is it me?” Well, it’s pro…
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TravelBeautiful caves and rare birds. Madhumita Gopalan collage 7 trips chennai.jpg  If you ever find yourself in Chennai with a free day, wondering what to do, here’s a list of 7 beautiful day trips that you can take from the city. 1. MAHABALIPURAM The first place on any such list has to be Mahabalipuram. Located less than 60km from Chennai, the group of monuments here are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This town was quite the crucible of innovation during the reign of the P…
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Human Interest The heartwarming story of how two best friends - one of Indian origin - fought a legal battle to become parents to a 7-year-old.TNM Staff bbc screenshot 750x500.jpgScreenshot: BBC The journey from being colleagues-cum-neighbours-cum-friends to "co-mommas" has been a life-altering one for Natasha Bakht, 44, and Lynda Collins, 42. The women, both of whom are lawyers and also teach at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, made legal history last year. They became the…
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Magazine/WebExclusives/Mismappings Iranian artist Ghazel fuses personal history with political identity in “Mismappings,” her first solo exhibition in the United States. Currently on view in East Williamsburg at a converted factory that houses New York’s International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), the show consists of cartographical pieces and video installations—a body of work that spans nearly two decades. Since her 2001 residency with ISCP, the…
03.28 / 12:50
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Magazine/WebExclusives/IranianVoicesRecentAcquisitionsOfWorksOnPaper The intense geometric patterns of Parastou Forouhar’s print Red is My Name, Green is My Name – Karree (2008) bring together the layers of cultural history, political activism and lived experience that make “Iranian Voices,” a group exhibition spanning over several decades of Iran’s history, so fascinating. Curated by Venetia Porter of the British Museum’s Islamic and…
03.28 / 12:50
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fbbColorsFemina Miss India-2017 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Medha Arora from Heritage School and Institute of Dental Science, Avantika Choudhary of Army School and National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and Sana Dua from SD Public School and Department of Law, Punjab University, all hailing from Jammu, on Sunday made it to north zonal crowning ceremony […] The post Medha, Avantika, Sana made it to NZ crowning ceremony on April 16 appeared first on State…
03.28 / 12:39
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 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Natrang inaugurated post-exams Spring Theatre Workshop for children at its studio, here on Sunday. Natrang’s Spring Theatre Workshop will give a refreshing introduction to acting, stagecraft, designing and confidence building. The workshop is being conducted by Aarushi Thakur who is a post graduate in International Politics from the University of Leicester […] The post Natrang inaugurates Spring Theatre Workshop for children appeared first on State …
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STATE TIMES NEWS SAMBA: On the 136th Birth Anniversary of Rehber-e-Azam-Deen-Bandhu Sir Chottu Ram, a function was organised by Sir Chottu Ram Charitable Trust here at Thandi Khui. The event was presided over by H.P Singh Parihar President Sangjukat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti and the proceedings were conducted by Shamsher Singh Sandhu and Yashvir Malik. Ch. […] The post 136th Birth Anniversary of Sir Chhotu Ram celebrated appeared first on State…
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 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: On 40th day of their continues chain hunger strike, contractual lecturers on Saturday performed a Hawan and prayed for the early recovery of ailing contractual lecturers and peace and courage of others, who are sitting on fast for the last 40 days. The Hawan was performed by Mahant Keshav Dass. The […] The post Contractual lecturers perform Hawan on 40th day of strike appeared first on State …
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