Cultural Heritage

This Little Book Haven Keeps The Russian Spirit Alive In India

Manisha Granthalaya, a little book haven in Kolkata, which debuted in 1964, keeps the Russian spirit alive in India. A bookstore in Kolkata that appears empty from the outside preserves time on its shelves. Each corner of the Manisha Granthalaya, which is located near College Street, is nostalgically decorated with

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Zarina Hashmi

Zarina Hashmi And The Minimalist Movement

Zarina Hashmi was an influential artist whose work made significant contributions to the Minimalist movement. Born in Aligarh, India, in 1937, Zarina’s artistic journey unfolded against the backdrop of her personal experiences of displacement, migration, and the quest for belonging. Her work, characterized by a minimalist aesthetic, explored themes of

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Emma Reyes

Emma Reyes – The Godmother Of Latin American Art

Emma Reyes was a remarkable artist whose life and work have left an indelible mark on the world of Latin American art. Born in Colombia, her journey from a tumultuous childhood to becoming a celebrated figure in the art world is nothing short of extraordinary. Emma Reyes’ art reflects her

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India Plans Repatriation Of Famous Kohinoor Diamond From UK

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is reportedly leading efforts to reclaim all objects ‘trafficked’ out of India since Independence and plans the repatriation of the famous Kohinoor Diamond from the UK. The Narendra Modi-led Central government is planning repatriation campaign to bring back the controversial Kohinoor diamond and other

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Culture Ministry To Study Racial Purity Of Indians

Culture Ministry To Study ‘Racial Purity’ Of Indians

The Anthropological Survey of India (ANSI) intends to utilize direct re-sequencing of haploid genomes to better comprehend the genetic diversity of Indian populations across various ethnic groups in various parts of India. The culture ministry is set to study the ‘racial purity’ of Indians.

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