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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......

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......

PHOTOS: 2 Charlie Hebdo attack suspects located in North France

Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi, the two brothers suspected of having attacked the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killing 12, were spotted in northern France on Thursday. AFP reported that a......

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......

Making billions on Islamic art

It's hard to know when art maven and real estate investor Nasser David Khalili first felt a craving for legitimacy. Could it have been when his teacher at a Jewish day school in Tehran, Iran......

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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Did Shakespeare write forged play?

A 1728 play called Double Falsehood was supposedly based on a lost Shakespeare work. For a long time, it has been dismissed as a forgery, but it... ...

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Crane Prince

, India's finest photographic archive, that of Bourne and Shepherd, photographers by special appointment to the Viceroy, went up in smoke. At... ...

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Now get a glimpse of the ancient Thracian culture at Louvre

Exquisitely crafted gold, silver and bronze objects will go on display at the Louvre museum in Paris this week, giving visitors a rare glimpse of... ...

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16 interesting facts about Leonardo da Vinci

There are very few people who are as learned as Leonardo da Vinci was. Born on April 15, 1452, Leonardo was a painter, sculptor, architect,... ...

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