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Rent, share, subscribe: Startups, e-galleries are making art more accessible | art and culture

Rent, share, subscribe: Startups, e-galleries are making art more accessible | art and culture

Last month, the e-gallery Ashvita’s hosted its first auction. The two-day online sale included paintings by artists from the Madras School — L Munuswamy and P Perumal, among others — as well as photographs of heritage structures in Chennai, prints, and collectibles like vintage Old Monk bottles and luggage labels ...

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Before he broke free: Classmates of Freddie Mercury share untold memories | art and culture

Before he broke free: Classmates of Freddie Mercury share untold memories | art and culture

Before he was the legend. Before he filled arenas with cheering fans and anthemic hits. Before there was Queen, or even Freddie Mercury, there was Farrokh Bulsara, a quiet boy born to Parsi parents in the British protectorate of Zanzibar (now in Tanzania) and dispatched to boarding school in a ...

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Dussehra 2018 wishes and images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Dussehra 2018 wishes and images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

The festival of Dussehra is an auspicious day that marks the victory of good over evil. Some celebrate the victory of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, by burning towering effigies of his, symbolizing that evil is demolished by burning fireworks. Some others also celebrate the mythological story of ...

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Navratri 2018 wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Navratri 2018 wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Navratri festival is celebrated to honour Goddess Durga, who symbolises power and purity. Fasts are observed and rice, wheat and pulses are avoided for nine days. One can break their fast with coconut water, milk, fruits and veggies. Bhajans, garba and dandiya dances are some of the highlights of the ...

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Hartalika Teej 2018 messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Hartalika Teej 2018 messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Hartalika Teejis one of the three significant teej festivals in the country, apart from Hariyali Teej and Kajri Teej. On this auspicious day, Lord Shiva and Parvati are worshipped for achieving marital harmony. It is celebrated with great fervour in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Women perform pujas, ...

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Indian women want to share responsibilities with men during festivals says a survey

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: September 11, 2018 5:40:38 pm Indian women want their husbands to share responsibilities during festivals. (Source: Thinkstock Images) A majority of Indian women want men to actively help in household chores during festivals, reveals a survey. www.shaadi.com, a matchmaking service, conducted a survey ...

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Janmashtami 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Janmashtami 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Janmashtami will be celebrated on September 2 this year. The day marks the birth of Lord Krishna, and celebrations are held across the country. While some devotees observe fasting on the occasion, many people also spend the day chanting mantras, and singing bhajans that praise Lord Krishna. Here’s how you ...

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Raksha Bandhan 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Raksha Bandhan 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | art and culture

Raksha Bandhan 2018will be celebrated on August 26 this year. The festival honours the love shared between siblings. On Raksha Bandhan, sisters tie rakhis on their brother’s wrist, and in return brothers pledge to protect sisters from adversities. Sisters are also given gifts, while brothers are treated to mithai. Here’s ...

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Eid al-Adha 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Eid al-Adha 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Eid al-Adha marks the end of the annual pilgrimage of Hajj and is considered to be one of the holiest festivals in Islam. Festival dates are determined by the sighting of the moon and the lunar calendar. This year, Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on August 21 and 22. It ...

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Parsi New Year 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Parsi New Year 2018 quotes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

The Persian New Year falls on August 17, 2018. The Parsis migrated to Gujarat when Persia was invaded by Islamic armies in the seventh century. Globally, Zoroastrians celebrated their New Year on March 21, 2018, in India, Navroz will be celebrated today. The day is also known as Jamshed-i-Nouroz, after ...

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