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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......

Gallery of the strange: Weird, wild and strange photos

These 12 photographs show what  a mad, mad world we live in!   A man carries his wife over an obstacle while competing in the Wife Carrying Championship to mark Russia Day and City Day......

And this is also ART

Some forms of art can never really be explained. Yet they possess the power to draw your attention. Here are 10 surreal pieces of art designed to give you a pause. Image: British artist Alex......

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......

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......

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:......

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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Theyve Met their target?

Buoyed by strong international tourism, a spate of well-attended shows and a seven-day-a-week schedule, the Metropolitan Museum of Art drew 6.3... ...

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A Young Writer Who Fused Mythology With Science In His First Book

QUEENSROAD: He is only 15-years-old and his avid love for reading and writing has placed him in the list of the world's youngest authors. Abhishek... ...

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Art Gallery of South Australia showcasing Kali-mata and other Gond paintings

Publhed Date : Monday, July 27th, 2015Time posted: 12:52 pm By - Government run Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) in Adelaide dplaying... ...

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INT FRENCH DAY HELD AT RYAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, GZB

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Ghaziabad, July 27 -- The students of Ryan International... ...

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The reluctant aristocrats

St. Petersburg was never on my bucket list. It just happened. When I joined an all-women group on a Baltic cruise, I was eager to visit the... ...

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