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A love story in miniatures

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

'India has completely forgotten history'

'Our religion had some important philosophies regarding trans people that cannot be ignored.''Contemporary India is refusing and ignoring transgender people.' IMAGE: Kalki Subramaniam believes family rejection is the root cause of the transgender community's problems not only in India but around the world. 'When they are rejected and pushed out of their homes, they are forced to run away in search of their identity,' she says.Photograph: Kind courtesy Kalki Subramaniam She is an inspirational ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Cultural activities easy targets for spending cuts: Prez

Cultural activities are the easy targets for the cuts in expenditure all over the world, President Pranab Mukherjee said today, as he emphasised on public funds for investment in culture. Addressingthe latest edition of 'Kochi-Muziris Biennale' here, he said ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths. In Gangiova, a village in Romania, a doctor places her stethoscope to the chest of a newborn baby, listening intently for the beating of his tiny heart. These are just some of the moments that have been picked by the judges for the Sony World Photography Awards. For the 2017 competition, photographers ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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India has a major stake in Indo-Pacific region: Navy chief

Asserting that "maritime muscle flexing" by some countries and other factors have made the Indo-Pacific region "more contested and more volatile," naval chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday said the engagement of the Indian Navy in these oceans was symbolic of India's dream for this region. IMAGE: Admiral Sunil Lanba, chief of naval staff, centre, spoke on 'The Indo-Pacific: Portents and Possibilities' at the geo-economic summit co-hosted by the Gateway House and the ministry of external ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Nationalism? What's that got to do with Trump and Brexit?

Nothing, according to Deepak Lal. He argues that the contemporary attempts to control immigration in the US and UK are not nativist. IMAGE: On a derelict building in Bristol, England, is a mural of former London Mayor Boris Johnson, right, one of the biggest names leading Brexit campaign, and Donald Trump, who supported Brexit. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images. Nativism has been an important feature of the US -- though a nation of immigrants. It was characterised by John Higham, in his ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

What cambodia wants to hide

MP Joseph in his book My Driver Tulong, (Partridge India, 2017) describes the contemporary situation of Cambodians, in the 21st century, who were simultaneously victims and perpetuators of one of the most forceful genocides in history, where the Khmer killed ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Screensavour : Reign of the reel

Social media has a unique way of throwing up photos and news of film related matters from both contemporary and olden times. An ethereal close-up of a pensive Madhabi Mukherjee sitting on a swing from Satyajit Ray’s Charulata (1964) vies for attention with ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Dear Managers, Stop Motivating Employees Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; It’s Irrelevant Now!

“Complete the report by end of the day, or else, you are out of the job” I am sure employees must have heard this term a billion times, spoken by their immediate supervisor or manager. And when that employee becomes himself a manager, he uses the same for ...
 Trak.in1 day ago
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Vietnam's disappearing vintage signs are pop culture remnants of a bygone era

Since the turn of the 20th century, Vietnam has seen tremendous urban changes. Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City – a colonial, then communist, centre evolving into a dynamic modern metropolis . But relics of its past remain. While working in Saigon between ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago
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