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Madhubani paintings go from mud walls to world museums

Delhi's new exhibition Likhiya, divided into five sections, features mythological tales and contemporary themes.

22 Sep 2019

Stop and smell the flowers, says author Jhelum Biswas Bose

Author Jhelum Biswas Bose previous stints include being the beauty editor of Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping and Women’s Health. 

21 Sep 2019

Plight of the Daryaganj booksellers

The threat of the rains plus no assurance from authorities that they will not be relocated again has dampened the spirit of booksellers of the now displaced Daryaganj book market

19 Sep 2019

These Delhi authors figure out 'why people give' in their latest book

The author, who has completed courses in positive psychology, was influenced by her grandfather who taught students from an economically backward background.

17 Sep 2019

Japanese global brand UNIQLO to open its first store in New Delhi 

The brand features modern and thoughtful designs. Their focus is on clothing that meets the needs of everyone’s daily lifestyle.

17 Sep 2019

Identity and photography: Afro-American photographer talks about racism 

Colette Veasey-Cullors had to face racism in her growing years.

15 Sep 2019

The third edition of Japanese Film Festival to screen across seven cities in India

The festival, to be launched by September end, was preceded by a curtain-raiser event in Delhi’s PVR Home, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj on Monday.

11 Sep 2019

Buy a Francis Newton Souza painting at India's leading auction house, Saffronart in Delhi

A highlight of the evening sale at Delhi's Saffronart is Tradesman, a 1986 oil-on-canvas by Bhupen Khakhar which is estimated at Rs 3.25-4.25 crores.

08 Sep 2019

‘Everyone is an expert about their life’

Jhilmil Breckenridge on her NGO’s ongoing mental health and neurodiversity festival.

07 Sep 2019

Rockin’ South Indian affair

A music festival is set to feature fresh Carnatic notes and great vibes through the reverberations of South Indian bands.

07 Sep 2019

‘I learned about Confucius from rappers’

Canadian rapper Webster on bringing historical references of enslavement on world stage through rap.

05 Sep 2019

Insecurity has no age, says Filmmaker Durba Sahay

Director Durba Sahay on her new film Aavartan and why women filmmakers can easily make their mark in today’s film industry.

03 Sep 2019

‘I really like telling stories’, says Sumeet Vyas

Sumeet Vyas on acting in an absurdist play and why he doesn’t feel the need to distance himself from his characters.

01 Sep 2019

A discourse on ghazal gayaki with singer Shakeel Ahmed in Delhi

Acclaimed Ghazal singer Shakeel Ahmed will explain the art of appreciating ghazal gayaki in Delhi on August 31.

29 Aug 2019

Theatre stalwarts set the stage in Delhi

Spread over three days, the Delhi Theatre festival will include performances by theatre stalwarts such as Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Vinay Pathak among others.

28 Aug 2019

Blending creativity and commerce: Find out what made Etsy expands its vision to India

With a vision to bring talented creative entrepreneurs of India to the forefront, Director of Etsy’s India franchise, Himanshu Wardhan, is facilitating the craft market here.

26 Aug 2019

Decoding the life of Sunanda Pushkar

Journalist Sunanda Mehta on writing a book about her late friend, Sunanda Pushkar, and how she remembers her being a very simple and straightforward girl.

25 Aug 2019

Sunanda Pushkar married the wrong city: Shobhaa De

Born on June 27, 1962, in Sopore town of the Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, the vivacious Sunanda Pushkar believed in living life on her own terms.

25 Aug 2019

Gita Govinda through Mohiniyattam

An interpretation of the lyrical epic Gita Govinda, composed by 12th-century Sanskrit poet Jayadeva, was showcased in Delhi on Friday at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

24 Aug 2019

A good photographer needs fire in the belly, says award-winning photojournalist Raghu Rai

On the occasion of World Photography Day, The Morning Standard interviews renowned Delhi-based photographer Raghu Rai.

19 Aug 2019

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