Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tag Archives: Art

AIDS deaths down a third since 2010: UN

HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 – some 33 percent lower than in 2010 – the United Nations said, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up. An estimated 37.9 million people now live with HIV – a record 23.3 million ...

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Mehwish Hayat defends item numbers in Pakistani movies

LOLLYWOOD: Actress Mehwish Hayat has once again came under fire for doing an item number ‘Gangster Guriya’ in an upcoming film ‘Baaji’. The Pakistani actress has replied to all the trolls who have once again questioned her morality. The newly released song has created quite a stir as fans do ...

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Katy Perry feels blessed by American Idol work

HOLLYWOOD: Katy Perry says her work on ‘American Idol’ is made up of ‘’gorgeous blessings’’. The 34-year-old star is excited about the singing competition’s upcoming finale after they whittled five hopefuls down to a final three – Alejandro Aranda, Laine Hardy and Madison Vandenburg – on Sunday evening, and she ...

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Padmavati row: Nandita Das on power of art

BOLLYWOOD: Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das said demanding a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati only reinforces the fact that art is powerful. The 48-year-old director said suppressing an artist’s expression reflects that somewhere the work of art is challenging a certain thought process. “Art doesn’t create revolutions, it subliminally ...

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Woman damages $200,000 worth of art while taking selfie

LONDON: We’ve all been there, walking carefully in supermarkets and bazaars clenching our handbags super close to ourselves to make sure things don’t topple over but this woman beat all of us when she damaged art worth $200,000 in a US gallery in the process of taking a selfie. The incident ...

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Prince Charles launches arts education project for Pakistan

LONDON: The Prince of Wales Charles has launched an arts educational programme in Karachi, which will help Pakistani students learn about traditional arts and their heritage. The Prince of Wales announced the launch of partnership between the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts (PSTA) and Rangoonwala Foundation’s centre in Karachi, where ...

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