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Louvre shut, thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency

The world's most visited museum, the Louvre in Paris, will remain closed on Friday as the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital following torrential......

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......

'Kohinoor, a symbol of British loot'

Though it would be wonderful for Indians to have the Kohinoor and the Peacock Throne displayed in all its glory at the Red Fort, it seems unlikely that the British will part with the Kohinoor in a......

India is the 10th wealthiest nation in the world, US leads

India is ranked 10 among the 20 wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals, says a report by Johannesburg-based The New World Wealth, a research consultancy......

Chinese boss gifts 6,400 employees a holiday in France!

Image: 6,400 Chinese employees gifted a holiday in France. Photograph: Reuters     China's Tiens Group Co. Ltd is treating more than half of its 12,000 employees to a four-day holiday......

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......

16 top museums of the world

A trip to the museum is always fascinating. It makes one familiar with history. To know a particular place well, one should always pay a visit to the local museum. In this slide show, we......

Why Paris is a tourist's delight

There are very few places in the world that are as closely identified with tourism as the French capital, Paris. The city is not only known as the most romantic place on Earth, but is also famous......

PIX: Shama Sikander's EXOTIC holiday in France, Venice, Italy...

Bollywood stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to document their travels with a special series. Lisa Haydon went on a lovely......

PIX: Mallika Sherawat's FANTASTIC French holiday

Bollywood stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to document their travels with a special series. Powerhouse Ranveer Singh......

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......

What's the da Vinci fuss about?

For the three or four among you who haven't heard of Dan Brown, his novel Da Vinci Code, or the controversy surrounding the film set to release in India this week, a quick primer.>Da Vinci Code:......

Euro 2016: French floods, strikes cast pall over tournament

IMAGE: French riot policemen attend a drill at the Marseille railway station, France, May 4, 2016, in preparation of security measures for the UEFA 2016 European Championship. Photograph......

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......

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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France pledges USD 30 million for wartime heritage protection

France committed USD 30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an... ...

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New York City, Disney theme parks and the MGM Grand Las Vegas hotel are the most brag-worthy places on Instagram, according to the photo sharing... ...

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Giant of African art Ousmane Sow dies at 81

Dakar, Dec 1 (AFP) The Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, one of the giants of African art, died today in Dakar aged 81, his family told AFP. The... ...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi, world's first 'universal museum in Arab world' likely to open in 2017

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, flagged as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", is due to open in 2017 after a decade in the making and five years... ...

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