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Bharat Bandh tomorrow: Opposition, transporters' union back farmers protesting against Centre's agri laws
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Bharat Bandh tomorrow: Opposition, transporters' union back farmers protesting against Centre's agri laws

Thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring states have been protesting at various borders of the National Capital for 12 days, demanding that the Centre's three new agriculture laws be repealed.

Christmas 2020: Small gatherings, prayers with masks; COVID-19 pandemic shadows celebrations
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Christmas 2020: Small gatherings, prayers with masks; COVID-19 pandemic shadows celebrations

Christmas festivities began Friday, with hundreds of millions across the world under coronavirus restrictions celebrating a pared-down version of a holiday typically marked by travel and large gatherings

J&K receives heavy snowfall; arterial Jammu-Srinagar highway closes after rainfall causes landslides
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J&K receives heavy snowfall; arterial Jammu-Srinagar highway closes after rainfall causes landslides

While two to three inches of snow had accumulated in Srinagar by daybreak, the hilly areas of the Kashmir Valley received snowfall between one foot to two feet

St+art India creates mural at Mumbai's Mahim Junction in honour of the city's frontline workers in COVID-19 fight
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St+art India creates mural at Mumbai's Mahim Junction in honour of the city's frontline workers in COVID-19 fight

Located on an expansive facade of the Mahim railway station, the mural celebrates the ‘Heroes of Mumbai’ - who have braved adversity and put their own lives at risk to make sure that we are safe.

From MF Husain, Ram Kumar to FN Souza, AstaGuru's latest online auction features artistic milestones of India's most-celebrated masters
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From MF Husain, Ram Kumar to FN Souza, AstaGuru's latest online auction features artistic milestones of India's most-celebrated masters

The auction — to be held on 25-26 June — will also include rare works by the greats from the Bengal School of Art including Jamini Roy, Gaganendranath Tagore, along with works by distinguished artists such as Ganesh Pyne, Amrita Sher- Gil, KG Subramanyan, Akbar Padamsee, and Lalu Prasad Shaw, many of them appearing in an auction for the first time.

AP photographers bag two major Pulitzers this year; captured pandemic pain and US civil unrest in pictures
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AP photographers bag two major Pulitzers this year; captured pandemic pain and US civil unrest in pictures

The Associated Press' chief photographer in Spain, Emilio Morenatti, won the feature photography prize. Work by 10 AP photographers won the breaking news prize.

At Italy's oldest music conservatory, students continue playing behind glass panels to curb COVID-19
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At Italy's oldest music conservatory, students continue playing behind glass panels to curb COVID-19

The pandemic, which struck Lombardy first in Italy, and Italy first in the West, cast the 1,700 students asunder. For the first months of total lockdown, they could only follow classes online.

London artistes find new hope, excitement as live music returns to the city post-pandemic
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London artistes find new hope, excitement as live music returns to the city post-pandemic

The return of live music in the city that produced bands from the Rolling Stones to the Spice Girls has reignited the creativity of some of London's many working artists after 14 months of silence.

In Germany’s Taunus Mountains, it's shearing season for sheep as summer approaches
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In Germany’s Taunus Mountains, it's shearing season for sheep as summer approaches

The ritual is carried out for the sheep’s benefit, however, sparing them from carrying a heavy coat during the warm summer months.

A museum in Hong Kong opens exhibition commemorating 4 June Tiananmen Square massacre
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A museum in Hong Kong opens exhibition commemorating 4 June Tiananmen Square massacre

The museum commemorating the 4 June, 1989, crackdown in Beijing reopened on Sunday, in advance of this year's anniversary. In the face of a second year of refusal of permission from authorities on COVID-19 concerns, and the imprisonment of others for last year's event, this time, organisers said they would not try again, but keep their museum open till 10 pm on 4 June.

Blood moon 2021: 15 incredible images of the year's first lunar eclipse, super blood moon
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Blood moon 2021: 15 incredible images of the year's first lunar eclipse, super blood moon

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves into the Earth’s shadow and light from the Sun cannot fall on the moon.

As life begins to come back to normal in Gaza post ceasefire, fishermen return to sea
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As life begins to come back to normal in Gaza post ceasefire, fishermen return to sea

Gazans take pride in their seafood, and the return of fishing buoyed hopes that the ceasefire will hold.

South Asian migrants stuck in Bosnia put aside worries, play cricket after receiving donation of equipment
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South Asian migrants stuck in Bosnia put aside worries, play cricket after receiving donation of equipment

A number of teenagers and young men from an asylum seekers camp in Bosnia got together to enjoy a game of cricket, putting aside their struggles.

Art Basel Hong Kong returns in a hybrid format after a year's hiatus owing to COVID-19 restrictions
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Art Basel Hong Kong returns in a hybrid format after a year's hiatus owing to COVID-19 restrictions

Art Basel, one of the world's most prestigious modern and contemporary art exhibitions, is returning to Hong Kong in its ninth edition. The prestige art fair is hosting 104 galleries from 23 countries and territories.

100 days since Myanmar's military takeover, how the country continues to resist force, fight for democracy
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100 days since Myanmar's military takeover, how the country continues to resist force, fight for democracy

The military takeover of Myanmar early in the morning of 1 February reversed the country's slow climb towards democracy after five decades of army rule. But Myanmar's citizens were not shy about demanding their democracy be restored.

From Pather Panchali to Charulata, view a collection of posters from Satyajit Ray's films
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From Pather Panchali to Charulata, view a collection of posters from Satyajit Ray's films

Designer-turned-entrepreneur Srila Chatterjee's Baro Market has curated a special range of film posters to pay tribute to the legendary director Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary.

Kieron Pollard guides MI to emphatic four-wicket win over CSK
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Kieron Pollard guides MI to emphatic four-wicket win over CSK

Check out images from game 27 of IPL 2021 played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Chernobyl after 35 years: 10 chilling images reveal scars left behind by nuclear disaster
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Chernobyl after 35 years: 10 chilling images reveal scars left behind by nuclear disaster

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster that took place on 26 April 1986 was a result of Cold War isolation and lack of safety culture.

In an artistic intervention, a call to preserve and protect Mumbai's mangroves
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In an artistic intervention, a call to preserve and protect Mumbai's mangroves

Make Art for Mumbai’s Mangroves is a part of a series of dynamic and creative programmes conceptualised by the Ministry of Mumbai’s Magic to create a conversation around Mumbai’s rich wetlands and drive citizen action in favour of Mumbai’s rich biodiversity.

What's the connection between LSD and bicycles? 12 artists take viewers on a psychedelic two-wheeler trip
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What's the connection between LSD and bicycles? 12 artists take viewers on a psychedelic two-wheeler trip

This Bicycle Day, 12 Indian artists take inspiration from the culture built around the controversial substance and celebrate it with their art. The works will be printed on perforated blotting paper, as a homage to the medium through which the substance is consumed. The exhibition started on 16 April and will continue till 30 April in Method, Bandra (Mumbai).