Paris’ Arc de Triomphe is being wrapped in fabric for art installation envisioned half a century ago
The installation by late artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who conceived of the project in 1961, will open on Saturday. France’s Culture Minister Roselyne Bachelot called it 'a formidable gift' to Parisians, the French and all art lovers
Narendra Modi reviews Ayodhya's development plan, wants future generation to visit temple town 'at least once'
PM reviewed the Rs 20,000 crore- Ayodhya development plan on Saturday and asserted that the temple town in Uttar Pradesh should manifest the 'the finest of our traditions' and the 'best of our developmental transformations'
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, restorers in Florence's Medici Chapel unleash grime-eating bacteria to clean Michelangelo's sculptures
Last fall, with the chapel operating on reduced hours because of COVID-19, scientists and restorers completed a secret experiment: They unleashed grime-eating bacteria on the artist’s masterpiece marbles.
About 50 people occupied the theater starting on 4 March and unfurled union banners from atop its columned facade reading Culture Sacrificed and Six unemployed workers out of 10 not compensated – Scandal!
The UK had recently announced that the newly identified strain of the virus found in their population was up to 70 percent more infectious.
When a once-in-a-century pandemic strikes, public health experts ask all to wear masks, but the US president tells Americans that mask-wearing is one of those rules not to be followed (like paying taxes, like the emoluments clause, like campaign finance laws, like obstructing justice)
The Filter Koffee Podcast: Expert Hypnotist, Santosh Babu, talks about his experience with the craft and other psycho-analytical discoveries
In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Santosh Babu talks about psycho-analysis, hypnosis and understanding the subconscious mind.
India bans 59 chinese apps: TikTok's runaway success in India is a story best understood through the rise of the platform's many stars
To study the popularity of TikTok in India is to study an emergent Indian class, a group of individuals for whom the platform is a space inclusive of all kinds of sensibilities and contradictions.
Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour
The way in which the system of appointments is currently functioning needs rethinking with a majority of the surveyed advocates demanding greater transparency in its operation
In blurring the divides between mainstream culture, alternative subcultures, and the grassroots counterculture, the internet is reducing elitism that comes with homogenous cultural consumption and moulding India’s cultural sensibility in a decidedly democratic way.
Indian way of conflict avoidance is by dialogue, not by brute force, says Narendra Modi in video message at IIM-Kozhikode seminar
In a world that is seeking to break free from mindless hate, violence, conflict and terrorism, the Indian way of life offers a ray of hope, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday
What began as a decade of restoration of democratic values with stand up comedy and Dalit rap at the forefront is now a controlled space for dissent.
Kovind said, 'We need to nurture our youth to become leaders in whatever vocation they may choose and in their social lives.'
Gaysi Family's quarterly magazine, Gaysi Zine, brings together NORMAL, a collection of 18 literary pieces that meditate on horror from a queer perspective.
The benefits of economic growth need to percolate down to the grassroots level to reduce inequities in all levels.
Syrians in exile participate in initiatives to protect artifacts, keep the culture alive in the diaspora.
Around 19,000 years ago in France, an adult woman was buried with a necklace made of 70 red-deer teeth.
Kolis, Mumbai's aboriginal fishing community, gets a retrospective look with a pop-up museum in Thane
The exhibition was put up by the Tandel Fund of Archives — a public art project and a pool of archives which aims to gather and document information of the Son Koli communities in and around Mumbai