EXHIBITION

  • Plastic consumption may reach 200 lakh tonnes by 2020 November 17, 2014

    Indore: Plastic consumption in the country is likely to reach 200 lakh tonnes by 2020 on the back of growing use of different forms of the commodity. "In 2013, the consumption of plastic in India was 120 lakh tonnes, which is expected to reach 200 lakh tonnes by 2020," Madhya...
  • London: Exhibition chronicles the myriad looks of Sikhs settled in the United Kingdom November 8, 2014

    In an exhibition chronicling the different looks of Sikhs in the United Kingdom, photographers Naroop and Amit, discuss Sikh identity and individualism. ...
  • China to launch world's largest exhibition complex in 2015 October 18, 2014

    Beijing: China is building a $2.4 billion exhibition complex in Shanghai which is expected to be the world's largest upon completion next year. The National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, expected to be completed in March 2015, is set to host it's first exhibition as a trial run from...
  • Houston art exhibit showcases Gandhi and history of nonviolence October 3, 2014

    Houston: A hollowed-out handgun becomes a first-aid kit for gunshot victims. Fragments from the feet of Buddha statues stand near a painting of ghostly dancers entitled "Hiroshima." Photographs of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi hang by images of Nobel Peace Prize winners he inspired. The Menil Collection, an art museum in...
  • Mega industrial exhibition to be held in Vadodara in November September 24, 2014

    Vadodara: Aiming at offering an opportunity to small and medium-scale manufacturers, industrial body Vadodara Chamber of Commerce and Industries will hold the 9th edition of the exhibition of industrial and allied products from November 27. "The premier exhibition of industrial products and the service will be held at Vavlakhi compound...
  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for nationallevel exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a nationallevel 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 fourday 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 29, 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 wartorn country from the inside as never before. "The Corpse Exhibition And Other Stories of Iraq" by authorfilmmaker 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 Gurgaonbased 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 monthlong 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 secondseeded Novak Djokovic at an exhibition tennis match here. The Spaniard defeated his Serbian rival in two sets, 64, 75, as part of a relaxed joke and humourfilled match watched by more than 12,000...
  • Khadi industries can give jobs to youngsters in floodhit 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 bestofthreesets 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: 2day science exhibition ends in Dhamtari August 5, 2013

    The twoday 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 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 speeddating 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 6, 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...