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How Gaurav Bhatia led Sotheby’s debut auction in India with great su...

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Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class art work, since 1744. Expandingits operations from London to New York in 1955, it became the first international auction house to mark its presence across multiple countries.Known as one of the world's oldest auction houses, Sotheby’s boasts of an incredible global network of 80 offices in 40 countries.
UNICEF's International Children's Film Festival gives voice to rural kids against social e...
Malda, West Bengal/UNI: Children in West Bengal's Malda district have found a unique and powerful means to speak on their issues ranging from child marriage to gender equality.
The Bengal and Zubaan celebrate life of Nabaneeta Dev Sen, launch her book Chandrabati's R...
Kolkata/IBNS: Launching her book Chandrabati's Ramayan in presence of eminent artists, The Bengal and Zubaan celebrated the life of writer and academician late Nabaneet Dev Sen at the ICCR Kolkata on Thursday.
Prabha Khaitan Foundation inks cultural collaboration with Sampad South Asian Arts & Herit...
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata-based literary, performing arts and cultural organisation, Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF), and Sampad South Asian Arts & Heritage (Sampad), UK, recently formalised an agreement to collaborate and promote cultural exchanges and jointly organize events and cultural activities in India and Birmingham, UK.
Having musical family background is a blessing: Javed Ali
Singer Javed Ali will be in Kolkata to perform in The Yellow Taxi Music Festival on Saturday. In an exclusive interaction with IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh, Ali speaks about the festival and much more about his musical journey
Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award 2019 shortlists emerging writers
Kolkata/IBNS: The Oxford Bookstore and Prabha Khaitan Foundation Woman’s Voice Award (PKWVA) recently announced the shortlist for the second edition of the Award. The winner for 2019 would be announced at a function on  Jan 18 at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2020. Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and AKLF would be the co-presenters of PKWVA.
Slightly rose-tinted Hindu-Muslim unity in Nehruvian textbooks by Left: William Dalrymple
Kolkata/IBNS: Acclaimed historian and writer William Dalrymple has justified the right-wing assertions that after independence, the government had left the responsibility to manage the academics of the country to the left, who presented a rosy picture of Hindu-Muslim unity in the history books.
6 things about India only an Indophile would know
An Indophile is someone who loves India. Its culture, its people, its languages, its natural beauty and India’s amazing cuisine. Scottish Historian like William Darlymple or the musician Jerry Garcia are well-known examples of Indophiles who breathe India.
Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured with 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award today
New Delhi/UNI: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu will give Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan the prestigious 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award on December 23.
KNMA holding special exhibition on artist Haku Shah; a few objects are being exhibited for...
Kolkata/IBNS: New Delhi based Kiran Nadar Museum of Arts is holding a special exhibition until January 10, 2020, on the works of Haku Shah (1934 – 2019), the reticent artist who grew up in an environment inspired by Gandhian thoughts and philosophy.
Indian social activist and cultural patron Sundeep Bhutoria meets Nobel Peace Prize winner...
Oslo/IBNS: Indian social welfare activist and cultural patron Sundeep Bhutoria on Tuesday met Ethiopian Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2019 Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali at the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 Award Ceremony in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.
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