By Prasun Sonwalkar, IANS
Liverpool : If you visit Liverpool as it revels in the status of the European Capital of Culture during 2008, chances are that you will be greeted by large, blown-up images of the Beatles in Rishikesh at the local John Lennon Airport (JLA).
By TwoCircles.net staff reporter
Patna: The Gulzarbagh railway station near Patna will be renamed Azimabad in honour of famous Urdu poet Shad Azeemabadi. This was announced to a delegation of Muslim leaders by Railway Minister Mr. Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Shad Azimabadi [1846-1927] was a famous Urdu poet who lived in Patna. He also wrote in Arabic and Persian language.
New Delhi : From an exhibition of nature photographs to camera phones, from a fusion music concert to film shows, Delhiites will have an opportunity to delve into the world of European art and culture for 10 days from Wednesday.
New Delhi : Five top Indian designers are partnering Swarovski to use crystals not only in their clothing line, but also in shoes, jewellery and interiors, in an indication of what would be in vogue in the upcoming spring-summer season.
By Timira Gupta, IANS
Panaji : They are kids who once stood at car windows and begged with tears in their eyes. Now they walk on stilts, juggle and do acrobatics for a theatrical street performance, an attempt to bring a little fantasy to life and to inspire all to smile.
By Uma Nair, IANS
New York : Tyeb Mehta's untitled work of an androgynous falling figure is set to triumph at Saffronart's winter online auction of modern India art works.
The auction, which will take place Dec 5-6 on www.saffronart.com, is the 19th in the series by leading online modern art auctioneer Saffronart and features 110 works by 36 artists.
By Devirupa Mitra, IANS
New Delhi : An 11th century temple in Cambodia, located near its border with Thailand and the subject of lingering tension between the two Southeast Asian countries, will now be renovated by India.
By Sanu George, IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) : With teachers from Kerala, a Muslim cultural centre here has set up a school in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where hundreds of needy children in the violence-hit region are provided education.
New Delhi : The magic that they weave through their paintings overpowers all their handicaps. Fine and delicate, the miniature Kangra paintings by a group of hearing impaired youth exhibited in the capital Sunday were a treat for the onlookers.
Dharamsala : An independent group sympathetic to refugees from Tibet is organising a five-day theatre workshop and performance here this week in a theatre movement called the 'theatre of the oppressed', to help refugees express their emotions through acting.