Exhibition

  • Portraits by George W Bush go on display 06-04-2014 04:12 PM

    Former President George W Bush is displaying his portraits of world leaders in the first exhibit of his work as an artist. The portraits, which include everyone from a grim-looking Russian President Vladimir Putin to a smiling likeness of the late Czech playwright and President Vaclav Havel, are part of...
  • Cleaning woman in Italy throws out artworks worth $13,700 20-02-2014 01:28 PM

    Rome: A cleaning woman in southern Italy has unwittingly thrown away contemporary artworks that were supposed to be part of an exhibition. Lorenzo Roca, head of the cleaning company, said the woman "was just doing her job" when she thought two artworks were part of trash left behind by those...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in exhibition match 25-11-2013 12:04 PM

    Buenos Aires: World No.1 Rafael Nadal proved why he held the top spot as he beat second-seeded Novak Djokovic at an exhibition tennis match here. The Spaniard defeated his Serbian rival in two sets, 6-4, 7-5, as part of a relaxed joke and humour-filled match watched by more than 12,000...
  • Khadi industries can give jobs to youngsters in flood-hit areas: Bahuguna 21-11-2013 05:57 PM

    Khadi and other village based industries can play a pivotal role in providing employment to youths in disaster affected areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said. Tourism which is the mainstay of the state's economy was hit hard by the June calamity which had rendered thousands of youth...
  • Kids India 2013: The Toy Fair starts in Mumbai 25-10-2013 04:30 PM

    Mumbai: Kids India 2013, the Indian edition of the world's biggest trade fair in the toy industry started on Friday with a grandeur opening at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The exhibition will see a representation of more than 100 companies showcasing latest products and technologies till the...
  • India Habitat Centre hosts exhibition of goods made by Tihar inmates 26-08-2013 09:26 PM

    Products manufactured by Tihar Jail inmates has been put on display at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, a jail official said. Paintings by prison inmates, jewellery made of jute and jute bags, bed-sheets, durries, shirts, chairs, table, desk, coco lawn, organic manure, plants, bakery products, variety of namkeens, mustard...
  • Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic to play exhibition match at MSG 20-08-2013 12:57 AM

    New York: Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are bringing their burgeoning rivalry to Madison Square Garden. The men who faced each other in three of the past four Grand Slam finals will play a best-of-three-sets exhibition match on March 3 at the arena used by the NBA's Knicks and NHL's...
  • News briefs: Private hospitals to provide free treatment to BPL families in Guna 06-08-2013 11:51 PM

    Three private hospitals in the city have decided to provide free treatment to families below the poverty line (BPL). These hospitals will also provide smart cards to the BPL families. According to the health department officials, more than one lakh BPL families in the district will be provided with the...
  • News briefs: 2-day science exhibition ends in Dhamtari 05-08-2013 11:48 PM

    The two-day Science Model Exhibition came to an endon Sunday. It wasorganised by the Inspire Award Yojna. About 594 models were displayed in the exhibition. A large number of students participated in the exhibition. The students showed their enthusiasm and excitement during the science exhibition. Raipur: Bird flu alert across...
  • News briefs: IMA members pledge to give priority to senior citizen patients in Patna 04-08-2013 08:27 PM

    Members of Indian Medical Association (IMA) of Bihar have pledged to give priority to patients who are senior citizens. The IMA members also said that special health care packages for the BPL families should be announced by the government. Patna: State puts hold on school buses older by 15 years...
  • News briefs: Jharkhand medical colleges to have 50 more seats 02-08-2013 11:11 PM

    After the permission granted by Medical Council of India (MCI) to increase 50 seats more, the Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), Dhanbad, and Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Hospital (MGMCH), Jamshedpur have started preparations for commencement of post graduate courses in their institution. Earlier, in May MCI had rejected application...
  • Parents look for prospective brides, grooms at China speed-dating expo 31-05-2013 10:26 AM

    The matchmaking business in China has always been big business like in India. But unlike India, parents are flocking to major exhibitions to find the matches for their children. ...
  • The closing of the Indian mind

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The counter argument to narrow mindedness is missing From the Grand Mufti's fatwa against the all-girl band in Kashmir, to the now lifted ban ...

  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? 06-02-2013 11:05 PM

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • Has nudity in art always been a part of Indian culture? 05-02-2013 11:57 PM

    The VHP's women wing has demanded a ban on the show saying that it showed women in poor light. ...
  • Watch: Is this Roddick or Serena or Nadal or Djokovic? 20-11-2012 08:56 AM

    More than Andy Roddick's 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 victory over Milos Raonic at the Sport Chek Face-off tennis exhibition in Canada, it was his imitation of the present and former greats that made the headlines. Have a look: ...
  • Baichung upbeat ahead of farewell match 08-01-2012 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia is not fully fit to last the full 90 minutes against Bayern Munich in his farewell exhibition match on Tuesday, but is upbeat that he will lead the national team for one last time against a top European side. "I am mentally...