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It's the vinyl countdown! Global push of records & turntables bring back true listening experience

Did vinyl records ever go out of vogue? Is it hip to play music on turntables rather than mp3 devices? Are new-age artistes releasing their latest songs and album titles on vinyl?

Published on 28th June 2019
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Want to save planet Earth? Try your hand at Regenerative Agroforestry

Swayyam Farm hosts a three-day workshop on agroforestry and analog forestry practices that could help save our planet

Published on 15th August 2019
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The big interview: Francis Ford Coppola on his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, 40 years later

If filmmaking is a war, then Apocalypse Now was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo.

Published on 13th August 2019
Fisicromía Concavo-Convexa (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Death of artist Carlos Cruz-Diez turns spotlight on decline in Venezuelan government

The death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited a muted reaction from Venezuela's government and the decay of some of his Caracas artworks reflects a nation in conflict and decline.

Published on 1st August 2019
The golden burial mask of King Tutankhamun (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa/IANS)

Egypt begins restoration of ancient King Tut's coffin for first time since its 1922 discovery

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has started sterilisation work of the coffin of ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun to restore it for the first time since it was discovered in 1922.

Published on 23rd July 2019
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Things to do in Chennai when it rains: Butterfly walk in Adyar Poonga

A walk amongst mother nature in an effort to spot the tiniest, most beautiful butterflies

Published on 22nd July 2019
1976 Harley Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide owned by Elvis Presley. (GWS Auctions via AP)

Elvis Presley's Harley Davidson and personal stretch limo are up for auction

Elvis Presley fans can take to the road in his personal stretch limousine, on his last motorcycle or in a pickup truck if they have the money, an auction house announced Wednesday.

Published on 13th July 2019
Technicians and researchers study Rembrandt's Night Watch masterpiece (AP Photo/Aleksandar Furtula)

High-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt's iconic masterpiece, Night Watch

Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn's iconic Night Watch.

Published on 8th July 2019
Leon Vitali, Katharina Kubrick and producer Jan Harlan at Cannes. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

39 years later, Jack is still not a dull boy: Newly restored The Shining debuts at Cannes

In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening.

Published on 19th May 2019
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Akshaya Tritiya: A look at the Tanishq factory in Hosur 

From state-of-the-art equipment to skilled craftsmen from across India, read on to find out what goes into the making of jewellery

Published on 3rd May 2019
File photo: With the Eiffel Tower behind, flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (AP Photo/Thierry Mallet)

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell, but will Europe listen for the sake of its monuments?

Experts say the devastating Notre Dame fire was a warning bell that all of Europe needs to hear since so many monuments and palaces across the continent are in need of better upkeep.

Published on 22nd April 2019
Humayun's Tomb conservation (Photo: IANS)

Report & pictures: A bird's-eye view of epic Humayun's Tomb complex conservation

Anyone who crosses Delhi's Lodhi-Mathura road's roundabout would remember a colossal Mughal-era monument that stands on it - the Subz Burj, hidden under scaffolding for heritage conservation.

Published on 21st April 2019
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World Heritage Day: How five Indians are preserving their heritage in Chennai, Kochi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad 

Ahead of World Heritage Day, these heritage conservationists and an enthusiast tell us about their sole purpose of preserving and raising awareness about iconic structures.
 

Published on 12th April 2019
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Things we lost in the fire: What was lost, what was saved from Notre Dame?

More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense value.

Published on 17th April 2019
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Notre Dame fire: Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, Tamannaah Bhatia and other Bollywood celebrities react

The Cathedral's main structure, as well as its two towers, has been saved after it was said that the reason for the fire was construction and restoration work at the site.

Published on 16th April 2019

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