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1,600-Year-Old frescoes depicting early church uncovered in catacomb

Rome: Ancient frescoes depicting the early Christians and some scenes from the Bible were uncovered in Rome’s oldest catacomb located near the Appian Way. The frescoes, estimated to be ...Read More...

Iconic Indian museums to feature in Google’s virtual tours

Come International Museum Day on May 18, one can virtually explore the galleries of Kolkata’s Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) at the click of a button, courtesy the Google Arts ...Read More...

Pope to appear in feature film for first time in Vatican history

Ambi Pictures has wrapped production in Argentina on “Beyond the Sun,” with Pope Francis appearing as himself, and will launch international sales at the Cannes Film Festival. Ambi announced ...Read More...

IIT-Kharagpur to teach ancient Indian “science of architecture”

An 8,000-year-old body of knowledge is finding its way into the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur, the oldest of India’s elite engineering schools. From August this year, architecture students ...Read More...

Digital photo project to show Sistine Chapel in unprecedented detail

The last time the entire Sistine Chapel was photographed for posterity, digital photography was in its infancy and words such as pixels were bandied about mostly by computer nerds ...Read More...

Vatican launches new YouTube channel for Christian art

The Vatican Museums have launched a new YouTube channel and updated their website offering high-resolution images of their masterpieces along with mobile-friendly information. The Musei Vaticani YouTube channel shows a ...Read More...

London Orchid festival chooses India as theme

London: A giant Indian flag comprising 900 chrysanthemums from Assam, Sikkim and other states is coming up for a major Orchid Festival from Saturday, bringing the sounds, colours, food ...Read More...

Oscars 2017: Dev Patel gets nomination for Lion

Los Angeles: Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel has received an Oscar nomination for his acting in “Lion”, which is set in India and Australia. He will be vying for the ...Read More...

Stage set for Soorya Krishnamoorthy’s Bible-based show

Thiruvananthapuram : Cultural activist Soorya Krishnamoorthy will bring to stage a mega show based on the Bible. Titled Ente Rakshakan (My Saviour), the show is set to go on ...Read More...

‘Queen of Khajuraho’ to return home in a month

Bhopal: The majestic ‘Parrot Lady’, a 12th century stone sculpture of a woman adorned in various ornaments conversing with a parrot, is all set to return to its original ...Read More...
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