US artists inspired by Indian works

BENGALURU: American artists are increasingly looking to Indian artists for inspiration and this has been a trajectory which has been followed from as far back as 1893. “The western-style paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, who is connected to the royal family of Travancore, with Indian subjects, inspired many in the USA. Swami Vivekananda, who was... Continue Reading →

15 years of Wikipedia: Boon or Curse?

BENGALURU: The school bell rang. Sreya along with her classmates got into the class wondering how her teacher will judge her history assignment. Ms.Nisha came to the class with an angry face and castigated the students for copying word for word material from that most popular sourceof information for students - Wikipedia. “Assignments meant Wikipedia back... Continue Reading →

Meet on quantum energy medicine

BENGALURU: The city is gearing up to host a conference on the World of Quantum Energy Medicine (WOQEM) from January 22 to 24. This is will be the first of its kind in the country. The chief guest will be Digvijay Singh, General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee and the guest of honour will... Continue Reading →

Plastic seized by BBMP

BENGALURU:  The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) has swooped down on shops using plastic bags and is intensifying its drive to make the City plastic-free by conducting awareness programmes across its 14 wards in and around Rajarajeshwari Nagar. Speaking to The Beacon , Dr.B. Veerabadrappa , Joint Commissioner, BBMP,  said , “This morning alone, between 8... Continue Reading →

Robofest comes to city in February

BENGALURU: Here’s something for those who want to create a start up in robotics. Participate in the Robofest India which will take place in the City on February 13 and 14. Taking part in the robotic festival will enable participants to pit their ideas for unmanned aerial or grund vehicles, domestic robotic helpers and the... Continue Reading →

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