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  • This dove sold for Rs 9.78 crore, breaks all records till date
    Lifestyle NewsThis dove sold for Rs 9.78 crore, breaks all records till date

    Have you ever wondered that a little bird can cost in crore? Really not! But actually the bizarre sale happened on March 17 when a dove named Armando got a bid of 9 crore 78 lakh rupees. This bid reached acme when the competition went high between two unknown Chinese buyers in the online auction. Sources confirmed that the main objective of the sale of Armando was to break the record sale of pigeon named Dewan, sold at 3.76 million euros.

    6 months ago
  • World oldest tattoo tool found in North America
    Science NewsWorld oldest tattoo tool found in North America

    The trend of tattoo has been there in the world since time immemorial. Lately, archeologists have discovered the oldest tattoo tool which dates back to nearly 2,000 years ago. Experts say that it is the ancient tool used in western North America.

    7 months ago
  • Cops conduct DNA test to catch thief who stole $2 yoghurt
    World NewsCops conduct DNA test to catch thief who stole $2 yoghurt

    In bizarre news, cops in Taiwan conducted a DNA test to identify the thief who stole $2 yoghurt drink. A local report states that each DNA test cost NT$3,000 ($98) and as six of them were carried out, a total of NT$18,000 were spent.

    10 months ago
  • Cave painting dating back to 40,000 years is world's oldest figurative art
    Lifestyle NewsCave painting dating back to 40,000 years is world's oldest figurative art

    A new research claims that painting of an animal done 40,000 years ago in a cave in Indonesia is world's oldest figurative art. The painting depicts a native type of wild cattle, is among thousands of artworks discovered decades ago in the remote region.

    11 months ago
  • Imagine Dragons pay tribute to video game culture
    CompaniesImagine Dragons pay tribute to video game culture

    Grammy-winning band Imagine Dragons has paid tribute to video game culture with a new video for "Zero" -- the song they wrote for Walt Disney Animation Studios film "Ralph Breaks the Internet".

    11 months ago
  • Ministry of Culture announces fellowship for Indian culture students
    Education NewsMinistry of Culture announces fellowship for Indian culture students

    The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Ministry of Culture has announced the availability of 400 Junior Fellowships and Senior Fellowships for candidates in the field of culture. There are a total of 44 vacancies out of which 200 are for Junior Fellowship and 200 are for Senior Fellowship. The ministry invites application for recruitment of the vacant position. Here's is detailed information of application process, eligibility, fellowship schemes and more.

    1 year ago
  • Jack Ma's mantra to staff: Balance among system, people, culture
    CompaniesJack Ma's mantra to staff: Balance among system, people, culture

    Chinese e-tailer Alibaba's charismatic Executive Chairman Jack Ma, who steps down in September 2019, has exhorted his 80,000-odd employees to have the right balance among system, people and culture to sustain the company's growth.

    1 year ago
  • Exhibition featuring Durga Puja festival opens in London
    SourcesExhibition featuring Durga Puja festival opens in London

    A special exhibition celebrating Bengali culture and the annual Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal has opened at the National Theatre here as part of the Totally Thames Festival 2018.

    1 year ago
  • JLF producer bats for creative industry, calls for infrastructure
    SourcesJLF producer bats for creative industry, calls for infrastructure

    The creative industry is seeing an unprecedented growth worldwide, Sanjoy K. Roy, producer of the popular Jaipur Literature Festival, highlighted at a lecture here, but lamented that its potential is still untapped in India.

    1 year ago
  • Sanskrit animated film an 'experiment' to save language, culture: Filmmaker
    SourcesSanskrit animated film an 'experiment' to save language, culture: Filmmaker

    With "Punyakoti", India's first animated Sanskrit film, debutant filmmaker V. Ravi Shankar, a Bengaluru-based IT professional, is setting out to contribute his bit to save Indian culture and heritage which he feels is getting more recognition now in the West than in its own country.

    1 year ago