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Santa Barbara Museum showcasing Hindu gods

California, Feb 25: The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) in California is showcasing images of Hindu deities in an upcoming exhibition “Puja and Piety”, which will run from April 17 to August 28. It includes 12th century volcanic stone sculpture of Shiva, 11th century sandstone sculpture of Balarama, 19th century paintings of Kali and Devi, cart of Vishnu, etc. ...

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Modi visits museum, temple in Xi’an on arrival in China

Xi’an, China, May 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the famous Daxingshan temple and a museum after he arrived China to a warm reception. “Hello from Xi’an, China. Landed to a warm welcome followed by a spectacular visit to the terracotta warrior museum,” he tweeted. Modi is on a three-day visit to China. The ancient town of Xi’an ...

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UNESCO lauds reopening of National Museum in Baghdad

New York, Mar 3 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has congratulated Iraqi authorities for the 12-year effort to re-open the Baghdad Museum, containing artefacts dating back 7,000 years as having “tremendous significance as a response to the deliberate destruction of the country’s other priceless pieces conserved in the Mosul Museum and those in the region ...

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Academy of Fine Arts to re-open museum with Tagore paintings

Kolkata, Jan 9 : The prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata is all set to reopen the doors to its museum, since closed for seven years, allowing the visitors to see many works of Tagore as well among other paintings and sculptures. With an inventory of 3000 paintings and sculptures, the museum will have on display Jan 11 onward ...

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Kolkata gets its own wax museum

Kolkata, Nov 10 : Today, Kolkata joins the likes of London, Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai and Bangkok in having its own Wax Museum. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday is dedicating the museum to the people of Kolkata at the inaugural function of the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in ...

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The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum will open for public viewing from August 1, 2014

The Museum will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 0900 hrs. to 1600 hrs. except on Gazetted Holidays. Entry and exit for visitors will be through Gate No. 30 on Mother Teresa Crescent Road. Visits can be booked on-line at the website www.presidentofindia.nic.in. Contact details of the Visitors’ Management Cell are 011-23013287, 23015321 Extn. 4662, Fax No. 011-23015246 ...

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