Ritika Kochhar finds out how Indian miniatures, which were once buried in manuscripts, ended up drawing collectors the world over. IMAGE: A painting from the Hamzanama. Just 61 pages are known to have survived, and when a single page was auctioned at Sotheby's in London in 1986, it sold for £148,000 (11.9 crore). Apart from the delicacy and detail, it's the rarity of miniature art that has fascinated collectors the world over, including King George III. Photograph: Courtesy ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been suspended for a year and fined 1 million rupees ($9,500,00) after failing to disclose two approaches made by bookmakers during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday. The 34-year-old, who played for Islamabad United in the 2017 PSL, admitted the charges levelled against him by the PCB's anti-corruption unit. The PCB will review the suspension after six months, at which point Irfan's contract may ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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