How Japanese Artists Responded to the Transformation of Their Nation

How Japanese Artists Responded to the Transformation of Their Nation

Not long after Japan formally decided to start trading with the West in the 1850s, photography also came to the island nation. Both signaled a new era of modernity. The quest to understand and depict the soul of Japan as...
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Separatists-sponsored strike in Kashmir valley over death of civilians disrupts normal life; businesses shut, public transport affected

Separatists-sponsored strike in Kashmir valley over death of civilians disrupts normal life; businesses shut, public transport affected

Srinagar: Normal life was disrupted in the Kashmir Valley on Monday due to a strike called by separatists over the death of seven civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Kulgam district. Representational image of Jammu and Kashmir police...
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Rahul Gandhi says deteriorating air quality in Delhi is ‘serious problem’, citizens should help govt to curb pollution

Rahul Gandhi says deteriorating air quality in Delhi is ‘serious problem’, citizens should help govt to curb pollution

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday termed the deteriorating air quality in Delhi a “serious problem” and called for collective steps to reduce the pollution levels in the national capital. He said no government can by itself, without....
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Ayushmann Khurrana on Badhaai Ho, Andhadhun, choosing ‘the right scripts’ and why he’s here to stay

Ayushmann Khurrana on Badhaai Ho, Andhadhun, choosing ‘the right scripts’ and why he’s here to stay

When Ayushmann Khurrana was offered Badhaai Ho, he laughed. “Because it is part of the legacy I am living, or creating — of quirky, slice-of-life film,” says the actor, who, by his own admission, owns the ‘realistic zone’ in Hindi cinema....
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No Lehman moment for India but the NBFC show is over; way clear for large banks to make a killing

No Lehman moment for India but the NBFC show is over; way clear for large banks to make a killing

A Morgan Stanley research note dated 21 October put pressure on the stocks of some of the mid-sized banks such as RBL and Yes Bank, which fell 8.85 percent to Rs 460.30 percent and 4.16 percent to Rs 208.65 percent...
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Africa:Multichoice’s Talent Factory Academy Opens in Lagos, Lusaka and Nairobi and Aims to Take 60 Chosen Film-Makers ‘To the Next Level’

Africa:Multichoice’s Talent Factory Academy Opens in Lagos, Lusaka and Nairobi and Aims to Take 60 Chosen Film-Makers ‘To the Next Level’

London — Africa’s film and TV industry does not have a lack of raw talent but in many countries it has simply not had the breadth of experience you might find elsewhere. As part of its Corporate Shared Value programme,...
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Russia nuclear treaty: Bolton in Moscow amid missile tensions

Russia nuclear treaty: Bolton in Moscow amid missile tensions

Image copyright ReutersImage caption John Bolton is reported to have pushed for withdrawal from the arms treaty US national security adviser John Bolton is in Moscow for talks after Russia gave a frosty reception to news the US was dropping...
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King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal

King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal

Jordan has told Israel that it intends to reclaim two tracts of territories remained in Israeli private ownership under a 1994 peace treaty, King Abdullah II has announced, in a move that was welcomed by activists and civil society groups...
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Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra shoot in a Tabela for Jabariya Jodi

Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra shoot in a Tabela for Jabariya Jodi

Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra shot for a wedding sequence in a real ‘Tabela’ amongst cows and were stuck in the stable for over 13 hours Jabriya Jodi poster Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra who are currently shooting for Ekta...
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Opposition protests in India over ‘corrupt’ French jets deal

Opposition protests in India over ‘corrupt’ French jets deal

New Delhi – A multi-billion dollar deal for 36 Rafale French fighter jets has got the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition in India at loggerheads. Over 100 left-affiliated organisations will hold week-long protests across the country b...
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