Art and Culture]
Published on Dec 01, 2022 08:27 PM IST
After Slovenia clinched United Nations support for establishing a World Bee Day in 2018, authorities said Thursday the small European nation's beekeeping tradition is being added to the U.N.'s list of cultural heritage that humanity should preserve.
Noted artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created the logo of India's G20 presidency on the sand on Thursday as the country officially took over the chair of the grouping.
Published on Dec 01, 2022 07:20 PM IST
It was a hit 10 years ago and has now become a viral protest song that is climbing the charts again.
Published on Nov 30, 2022 01:20 PM IST
The Bandhani-making art in Gujarat's Jamnagar has been able to provide a means of livelihood by generating employment for at least 50,000 people here.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 05:48 PM IST
In a recent solo exhibition, veteran artist Bratin Khan explores Indian mythology, religion, and folklore in a distinctive style that is influenced by the Bengal school of painting and Rajasthani miniature paintings.
Updated on Nov 29, 2022 01:50 PM IST
From home decor items to tableware and more, the festival features handmade ceramic products by 84 artists.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST
The musical directed and choreographed by theatre personalities Bharat and Sharat Prabhath, aims to leave viewers in the Capital entranced with its magnificent display on stage.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST
Whether you're trying to make the most of a studio apartment or a spare room in a modest home, a little creative thinking can go a long way towards making your space feel more open and comfortable. Home decor and interior design experts share tips to maximise compact spaces
Updated on Nov 28, 2022 03:33 PM IST
On what would have been his 80th birthday, Jimi Hendrix is still regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. In four short years he transcended boundaries and revolutionized popular music.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 06:58 PM IST
Navigate through the world of sustainability in luxury weddings with these simple and effective tips and tricks from the experts.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 06:07 PM IST
The concept of stop-loss offers lessons in how to walk away from any toxic situation, and invest instead in the things that really matter
Have you wondered why some people are mosquito magnets and get bitten so much more than others? A study led by researchers at New York’s Rockefeller University has found why certain odours of the human skin act like a strobe light to mosquitoes
With enough animal dropping samples, a researcher can estimate the size of a species population, gender ratios, even changes in landscape. It’s getting to the scat while it’s fresh that’s the real challenge
Stop chasing calculations and correct answers, and math starts to get magical. It can unravel mysteries of the universe and prompt questions about why we’re here, says mathematician Manil Suri. See how his book accounts for it all
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 12:51 AM IST
Indian cinema has typically deified mothers and ignored pregnancy. That’s changing, with hope for even-realer tales to come
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 12:52 AM IST
This was once a land of stories that lived on in people. Amid colonisation, these traditions faded. Then a few tales were revived, for use in corporate workshops and classrooms. Now, in a new step forward, oral storytellers are using ancient formats to merge storytelling and science, promote healing and group therapy, and uncover legends largely forgotten that have lived on in art and architecture
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 12:58 AM IST
The Sri Lankan author self-published his first novel in 2010. It won awards and acclaim. It took him 10 years to come out with his second novel, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida. Part thriller, part satire, it won the 2022 Booker Prize last month. He’s ecstatic, of course. But he hopes awards and attention drive more Sri Lankan stories into the spotlight
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 01:00 AM IST
Sunset photos are popular on Instagram, but a new exhibition shows that the motif also symbolizes philosophical questions and reflects the state of the world.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 09:01 PM IST
You don’t probably give it much thought, but milk is a fabulous bioengineering marvel! Cow’s milk is 87% water, the remaining is protein, fat, sugars, vitamins and minerals
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 07:14 PM IST
Vegan foods are so new to the marketplace that it often feels like there is no way to get a clean sip, spread or bite in this category. But companies are innovating, and even the most complex milk product to replicate, cheese, is being created in exciting, new flavours
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 06:37 PM IST
Read an excerpt from The Big Bang of Numbers: How to Build the Universe Using Only Maths by Manil Suri. Published in India by Bloomsbury.
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 07:49 PM IST
The 'Aritapatti Biodiversity Heritage Site', the first of its kind in the state, is located in Aritapatti hamlet and is made up of a series of seven desolate granite hills.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 06:21 PM IST
It's that time of year again: the pre-Christmas consumer frenzy also known as Black Friday. During the biggest shopping event of the year, retailers slash their prices. But what does that mean for the environment?
Published on Nov 25, 2022 01:06 PM IST
A grand exhibition featuring 20 modern and contemporary artists from West Bengal and Bangladesh will pay homage to the region's rich art heritage here from November 26.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 07:32 PM IST
India is a nation with a wide variety of cultures, and this diversity is embodied in the many indigenous folk arts and handicrafts. Check out some beautiful lesser-known artworks of India.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 07:09 PM IST
Sibling relationships have inspired artists throughout the ages, as a unique new exhibition at Kunsthalle Tübingen shows.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 07:10 PM IST
A group of women have set up a collective to help female creatives thrive and expose wrongdoing in the male-dominated film industry. But being associated with the pro-gender equality group comes at a price.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 04:07 PM IST
Here is how we can preserve absconding heritage through conventional artifacts and sculptures.
Published on Nov 21, 2022 05:23 PM IST
At the Amar Singh Club in Srinagar, a seven-day exhibition centred on the rare manuscripts of the renowned Persian author, poet, and scholar Khawaja Muhammad Amin Darab from the 20th century came to an end on November 20.
Published on Nov 21, 2022 03:01 PM IST