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1,700 years of Jewish life in Germany: Taking stock

  • Festivities marking centuries-long Jewish-German history are concluding this week. A roundup of what's been achieved.
A Hannukah menorah on display at an exhibition at the Old Synagogue in Essen(Roland Weihrauch/dpa/picture alliance )
A Hannukah menorah on display at an exhibition at the Old Synagogue in Essen(Roland Weihrauch/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on Aug 01, 2022 10:36 AM IST
By | Posted by Tapatrisha Das

Iconic Tripura palace to be turned into museum, cultural centre

State Tourism Minister Pranajit Sinha Roy said 40.13 crore has been sanctioned to develop the heritage structure as Maharaja Birendra Kishore Manikya Museum and Cultural Centre.
The century-old iconic Pushpabanta Palace, built by an erstwhile Maharaja of Tripura, is being developed as a national-level museum and cultural centre.(Instagram/@amitbwn)
The century-old iconic Pushpabanta Palace, built by an erstwhile Maharaja of Tripura, is being developed as a national-level museum and cultural centre.(Instagram/@amitbwn)
Published on Jul 31, 2022 03:21 PM IST
PTI |

Holi: The colourful German summer party

  • The South Asian spring festival of colors is celebrated during summer in Germany, with little of the feast's original religiosity. DW's Shabnam Surita explores how.
Celebrating Holi in Germany. (Max Patzig/Geisler-Fotopress/picture alliance )
Celebrating Holi in Germany. (Max Patzig/Geisler-Fotopress/picture alliance )
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 04:31 PM IST
By, Delhi

Rodin's 'The Thinker' sells at auction

  • Worldwide, about 40 casts exist of Auguste Rodin's world-famous bronze sculpture of a man lost in thought. Christie's auction house has just sold one of them for $11 million.
Auguste Rodin's
Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker" is a world-famous sculpture(Friso Gentsch/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on Jul 01, 2022 05:17 PM IST
By, Delhi

NASA celebrates May as Asian American, Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is dedicating the month of May to celebrate Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage.
NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month(Twitter)
NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month(Twitter)
Published on May 05, 2021 10:01 AM IST
ANI | , Washington
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