Exhibition

  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for national-level exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a national-level exhibition, a school official said on Friday. Shilpa, a class 10 student in Government Senior Secondary School at Sudhial near Nadaun in Hamirpur district, has prepared the bullet train model that is based...
  • Delhi: Exhibition by Pakistan faces protest at Pragati Maidan September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of men holding saffron coloured flags with symbols of 'Om' on them staged protests at 'Aalishan Pakistan', a four-day event by around 300 exhibitors from across the border, on Thursday. The lifestyle exposition started on Thursday at Pragati Maidan. The unidentified men shouted slogans and said 'murdabad' outside...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar wins India's third wrestling gold in Glasgow July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tuesday. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a...
  • The Iraq war from an Iraqi perspective July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the deteriorating situation in Iraq, a new voice in fiction emerges from the rubble and describes the war-torn country from the inside as never before. "The Corpse Exhibition And Other Stories of Iraq" by author-filmmaker Hassan Blasim is the first major literary work about...
  • Inox in talks to buy Satyam Cineplexes June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiplex operator Inox Leisure is in talks with Satyam Cineplexes to buy the Gurgaon-based rival, a move which would expand its foothold further in the film exhibition market in the northern region. According to the sources, Inox is in talks with Satyam Cineplexes to acquire its movie exhibition business. "We...
  • Photographs on freedom struggle to be put on display in Connaught Place June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: After the success of 'Fete de la photo' (photography festival) in March, Connaught Place will now witness another such exhibition in August, this time to revive the spirit of nationalism and freedom. The New Delhi Municipal Council has planned a month-long photo exhibition 'Art for Public' from August 15...
  • Government focus on stable, equitable regimes for natural resources June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As investors await framing of policy by the new BJP government, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the focus must be on stable and equitable fiscal and regulatory regimes for both investors and owners of natural resources. New investments have almost dried up in the oil and...
  • Batman exhibit to open in California June 11, 2014

    London: An exhibition based on the 'Batman' film franchise is set to open in California. The exhibit will feature props, costumes, cars and memorabilia from Tim Burton's Batman movies and Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy, reported Contactmusic. "You'll get see a wide range of authentic costumes including those worn by Poison Ivy,...
  • Portraits by George W Bush go on display April 6, 2014

    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 an...
  • Cleaning woman in Italy throws out artworks worth $13,700 February 20, 2014

    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 setting...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in exhibition match November 25, 2013

    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 November 21, 2013

    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 jobless,...
  • Kids India 2013: The Toy Fair starts in Mumbai October 25, 2013

    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 August 26, 2013

    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 oil,...
  • Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic to play exhibition match at MSG August 20, 2013

    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 August 6, 2013

    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 August 6, 2013

    The two-day Science Model Exhibition came to an end on Sunday. It was organised 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 state Outbreak...
  • News briefs: IMA members pledge to give priority to senior citizen patients in Patna August 4, 2013

    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 or...
  • News briefs: Jharkhand medical colleges to have 50 more seats August 2, 2013

    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 May 31, 2013

    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. ...
  • Anna Hazare's painting by Tihar inmate fetches Rs 20,000 February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: An oil painting of Anna Hazare by an inmate of India's largest prison Tihar earned him Rs 20,000 in an exhibition, said jail officials. "M Lankeshwaran, who is serving jail term for murder, made an oil painting of Anna Hazare which was put up in Tihar exhibition of paintings....
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? February 7, 2013

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • The body has always been revered as a form of art: Ina Puri February 6, 2013

    Is art under siege in India? Art curator Ina Puri joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. If art is to be dismissed in similar manner, then what would happen to the different temple structures and other archeological sites? Asked by: EMathew ...
  • VHP women wing protests outside Delhi Art Gallery February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: An art exhibition at the prestigious Delhi Art Gallery has run into trouble with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The VHP's women wing, Durga Vahini, protested outside the gallery against the exhibition that showcases a retrospective on modern nude art on Wednesday. The show was stopped briefly on Monday...
  • Has nudity in art always been a part of Indian culture? February 5, 2013

    The VHP's women wing has demanded a ban on the show saying that it showed women in poor light. ...
  • Right wing groups pose threat to art exhibitions in Delhi, Bangalore February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: It was trouble in paradise for art lovers as art exhibitions in Bangalore and Delhi were targeted by right wing activists. Artist Anirudh Sainath's paintings at the Chitrakala Parishath were taken off after the art academy received threat calls to remove the three paintings which depicted Hindu gods...
  • Bangalore: Art academy forced to remove 3 nude paintings February 5, 2013

    Bangalore: An Art academy in Bangalore has been forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests by groups saying that they are offensive. Artist Anirudh Sainath says he was forced to remove the exhibits. Art academy Chitrakala Parishath claims it had received several threat calls over the three paintings...
  • Delhi: Art exhibition of nudes to go on despite threats of disruption February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: An art exhibition in the capital showcasing a retrospective on modern nude art ran into trouble today with right wing activists forcing it to shut down temporarily and organisers reopening it with police protection. "The Naked and the Nude" exhibition hosted at the Delhi Art Gallery's exhibition space...
  • 1,100 exhibitors to participate in World Book Fair February 3, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 1,100 exhibitors from 23 countries will flock to the Pragati Maidan in the capital for the New Delhi World Book Fair 2013 during February 4-10. The fair will be spread across 45,000 square metres of tastefully decorated display space to exhibit and trade in books. One of...