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15 May, 2018 7:11 PM Warli artist Padmashree Jivya Soma Mashe dies

His paintings brought alive glimpses of tribal vision of nature Palghar: Noted artist Jivya Soma Mashe, who popularised the Warli tribal art form, died here after a prolonged illness, an official said on Tuesday. He was 84. Mashe died at his home in Dahanu taluka late last night, according to an official in the Palghar district administration. He was conferred 30

15 April, 2018 8:35 AM Royal Rajasthan On Wheels: Facts About Indian Railways Luxury Tourist Train ( PICS Inside)

'Royal Rajasthan On Wheels' was launched in January 2009. Indian Railways' operated Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a luxury tourist train, designed and embroidered in a contemporary royal style. According to the official website of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, this train makes a week-long journey through the heritage sites of Rajasthan starting from Delhi 49

1 March, 2018 12:42 PM Facebook Censors Prehistoric 'Venus of Willendorf' Statute

The prehistoric "Venus of Willendorf" figurine, considered a masterpiece of the palaeolithic era, has been censored by Facebook, drawing an indignant response Wednesday from the Natural History Museum in Vienna, where it is on display. The tiny statuette of a voluptuous naked woman, which is some 30,000 years old, was discovered in the Austrian village 53

22 February, 2018 1:17 AM Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi creates history, becomes first Indian woman to fly a fighter jet

Jamnagar: Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi has created history by becoming the first Indian woman fighter pilot to fly a fighter aircraft. According to an India Air Force (IAF) official, "Avani Chaturvedi became the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo when she flew a MiG-21 bison in her first solo flight." Avani Chaturvedi flew a MiG-21 Bison 52

9 February, 2018 6:38 PM River-based tourism project takes shape

Waterways, paddy fields to be developed The Meenachil-Meenanthara-Kodoor river relinking project, which has opened up new rivulets and brought hundreds of acres under paddy cultivation, has given shape to a new river-based tourism project at Padiyarakkadavu in Panachikkad grama panchayat here. The project was inaugurated on Friday evening. The event 28

2 February, 2018 6:04 PM The Hindu Young World painting contest in Mysuru on Sunday

Budding artists will showcase their talent at The Hindu Young World Painting Competition 2017-18 which will be held at Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education (RIMSE) on Sunday. The competition will be held in both junior (class 4 to 6) and senior (class 7 to 9) categories. As there is no preliminary round, participants can come to the venue 37

31 January, 2018 3:21 PM WB team arriving to review KSTP project

Three-member interim mission has commenced review of works in nine corridors A World Bank (WB) Mission is arriving in the State next month to review the Phase II works of the Kerala State Transport Project (KSTP) in the wake of the works being hit by funds crunch and utilisation of only 36% of the loan share of $ 216 million. A three-member interim mission 4

25 January, 2018 6:43 PM MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani, Illaiyaraja on list of Padma awardees

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards. New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday approved the conferment of Padma Vibhushan to music composer Illaiyaraja, Indian classical musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan and Hindutva thinker Parameswaran. On the other hand, billiards player Pankaj Advani, cricketer Mahendra Singh 31

25 January, 2018 5:27 PM 'Unsung heroes' in Padma Shri awards list

Arvind Gupta, an IIT Kanpur alumnus who inspired generations of students to learn science from thrash, visited 3,000 schools in four decades and made 6,200 short films on toy-making in 18 languages. He also hosted popular TV show Tarang in 1980s and was honoured with Padma Shri. Keeping its promise of honouring "unsung heroes", the government today announced 21

20 January, 2018 4:28 AM Google Arts and Culture’s selfie feature in India soon

A digital app from Google can point users to “art twins” — a painting or sculpture that could serve as a doppelgänger. A recent update to Google’s art and culture app added a new feature, “an experiment that matches user selfie with art from the collections of museums available on the platform”. The feature, which went viral in the U.S. last week, will soon be available 37