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
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While hundreds of students at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, are yet to receive their fellowship grants for the past month and continue to fight massive cuts in research seats notified by the University Grants Commission, the Union Human Resources ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
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'This is not the country certainly that my parents came to -- right? -- that they have made their home.''Many of the people who were detained for hours on end were people like my family, right?''You would never treat your own mother, never treat your own aunt, the way people were being treated.'Nisha Agarwal, commissioner of the New York mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs and the daughter of Indian immigrants, discusses Donald Trump's executive order on immigration with Rediff.com's Vaihayasi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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