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REVEALED: Al Qaeda's plan to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

A plot by Islamist militants to blow up the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre art museum and a nuclear power plant has been foiled, the French police said. As France announced new measures to counter......

Diamonds robbed from Louvre

Two diamonds worth over $14 million were robbed mid-afternoon from an antique dealers' show at the Paris Louvre museum yesterday. Thegems, one a white 47 carat and the other a 15.74 carat blue......

Mona Lisa starts to age

The Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile is beginning to fade. Curators at the Louvre, the Paris museum where the 500-year-old painting is housed, have warned that Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece was......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here’s a fresh collection of the truly weird, true and funny news from around the world.  A designer has launched a line of cheeky jewellery for women with ample assets. In an attempt to......

China has Picasso, Abu Dhabi has art district, India has...

Ministerial reshuffles, elections, Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, a possible Third Front -- since nobody appears to have a mandate for culture, does it really matter to artists who......

Louvre Hotels Group eyes 50 properties in India by 2015

Louvre Hotels Group, which announced the opening of its first 'Royal Tulip' in Navi Mumbai in partnership with city-based Concrete Builders, on Monday said it is eyeing around 50 properties with......

Why Piramal Healthcare is like Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

Sitting in the 10th floor of his corporate headquarters that resembles a mini-Louvre, with its art trove and long corridors, Ajay Gopikrishna Piramal is almost Zen-like in his approach to life......

World's greatest art thefts

The 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa, when the self-styled Marques Eduardo de Valfierno paid three men to steal it from the Louvre in Paris, is usually seen as the first great art heist of the 20th......

Mumbai's classy T2 terminal to rival world-class art museums

Mumbai International Airport's new T2 terminal has an art collection to rival world-class museums, a miscellany of cultural nuances that embodies India. So there's the Louvre in Paris, and then......

New players seek to ginger up budget hotel market

Ginger Hotels, the budget hotel brand of the Tata group, has had a solo run since its launch in 2004 -- unchallenged by any international or domestic organised sector player.Having started with an......

Amisha in Paris with Salma Hayek!

Pose any questions about France, and pat comes the answer from Amisha Patel.Be it the Louvre, the Mona Lisa, the Eiffel Tower or anything about French history, Amisha's thrilled about France.Which......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

Night At the Museum 2 is boring

The only good thing one can say about a movie like Night At the Museum: Battle of The Smithsonian is that it provided gainful employment for a few hundred behind-the-scenes people. Since a lot of......

Jhoom is just a concert

Ever spoken in exaggeration about the one you love? Ever tried to make them a tad fancier than reality?It's human nature to fancy everything larger-than-life, even if it's restricted to your......

Da Vinci Code: Ho Hum!

Let me tell you a secret or three. Jesus Christ married Mary Magdalene, whose sarcophagus is buried under the crystal pyramid at the Louvre. Their progeny, born after Jesus' was crucified, was......

Anand beats Ding Liren, rises to sixth

World champion Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defenses of Chinese champion Ding Liren and jumped to sixth spot after the end of the fifth round in the Alekhine memorial chess tournament, at......

Anand held by Vituigov at Alekhine Memorial's 2nd round

Victory eluded World champion Viswanathan Anand for the second successive day as he played out a draw with Russian Nikita Vituigov in the second round of the Alekhine Memorial Chess tournament in......

Adams shocks Anand in Alekhine memorial chess tournament

World champion Viswanathan Anand made a disappointing start as he suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Englishman Michael Adams in the first round of Alekhine Memorial Chess Tournament in Paris......

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nikita
Q. Whose Smile You Think is D BEST u've ever seen?
Nikita:  A.  more

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Shiv  Bhatia
Q. What is special about 21 August ?
Shiv Bhatia:  A. of course that most enigmatic and most sought after smile in the painting of Mona Lisa in Louvre Museum ......but was difficult for me to say...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-special-about-21-august-/25396418/answers/26122217

John
Q. Were and why was the Louvre built?
John:  A. The Mona Lisa potrait was stolen by a Louvre employee :) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/were-and-why-was-the-louvre-built/24448854/answers/25396427

Iqbal Seth
Q. "World Tourism Day ! Where one can find Louvre Pyramide??
Iqbal Seth:  A. The Louvre is in Paris, France. It is the home to the Mona Lisa more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/world-tourism-day--where-one-can-find-louvre-pyramide/24097954/answers/24448863

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It's Weird, True and Funny

Here’s a fresh collection of the truly weird, true and funny news from around the world. A designer has launched a line of cheeky jewellery... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/slide-show-1-wtf-news-its-weird-true-and-funny/20140801.htm
Tourists in Paris Share Picnic With Rats at the Louvre

In central Paris, hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic on a summer's day in the city's Tuileries garden. It's a picture perfect scene, a... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/tourists-in-paris-share-picnics-with-rats-at-the-louvre-139357-1.htm
Abu Dhabi commercial ports handling increase this year - ADPC

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) said that general cargo moving through Abu Dhabi's commercial ports has increased by 37% this year. ADPC's... ...

http://logistic.steelguru.com/global/2127/abu_dhabi_commercial_ports_handling_increase_this_year_adpc
horses, Mozart made for each other

By By | Reuters By Michael Roddy VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) - French-American conductor Marc Minkowski loves music and his second passion... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/conductor-marc-minkowski-horses-mozart-made-other-174143644.html
Lady Gaga, Hugo Chavez, Linda Ronstadt

Lady Gaga A series of ‘video portraits’ of Lady Gaga raised over $1 million at an auction over the weekend. Director Robert Wilson showcased... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/smartpeople-lady-gaga-hugo-chavez-linda-ronstadt-220

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