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Museums
India  /  Published 02.08.20

Stone Age Foote

Among the many events put into the shade by the outbreak of Covid-19 in India was the inauguration of a museum in Bellary in Karnataka. Most likely the only museum in India focused on the Stone Age, t...
By Anasuya Basu in

India  /  Published 14.07.20

Museum to showcase Chilika's marine diversity

The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) has set up a museum on the bank of the Chilika Lake to showcase the marine diversity of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon. Chief executive officer of ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.20

Open doors

Sir — One positive outcome of the worldwide lockdowns to fight the pandemic is that art has become more accessible. Museums — from the Louvre in Paris to the Guggenheim in New York — have starte...
By The Telegraph in

Travel  /  Published 18.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi in

Travel  /  Published 08.02.20

Italy: a sensory overload

What comes to the mind when you first think of Italy? Food, the Amalfi coast, or Rome with all its heritage? Or, perhaps, Florence with its vast treasures of architecture? But for me and my family, it...
By Satrajit Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 20.04.19

The many myths surrounding Jallianwala Bagh

Kim A. Wagner’s recently-published Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre was hailed as “the best book I have ever read on the Empire” by the journalist, Sathnam Sanghera,...
By Amit Roy in

Arts  /  Published 07.02.19

Speak up: Art historian tells Indian art world

About 20 years ago, David worked on an initiative titled Contemporary Arab Representations. As she talks about the project, it becomes amply clear that while she is committed to representation, she is...
By Saloni Meghani in

World  /  Published 04.09.18

Fire tears through Rio museum

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By TT Bureau in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.19

Cutting-edge planetarium to open at Chiroundi in Ranchi

The five-year-old wait for stargazers, students and space enthusiasts looks likely to end with the Calcutta-based National Council of Science Museums promising the state government to hand over Jharkh...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.18

Howrah station book stall given heritage tag

The wooden bookstall at the Howrah station concourse from where you may have picked up a paperback on several occasions was built in the UK — without a single hinge, nut or bolt — and shipped to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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