Sanitization chambers come in all shapes, sizes and prices

State authorities are coming up with cut-price sanitization chambers across the country amid the coronavirus outbreak. By Riya Sharma A Tripura Police officer has come up with a cut-price, 360-degree full-body sanitization chamber following a video tutorial. The chamber is a vinyl-covered booth that sprinkles a one percent diluted solution of sodium hypochlorite for four […]

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From canvas to photograph

With calendars featuring celebrities as women from Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings, the trend of photographers recreating vintage paintings as photographs is on the rise. By Riya Sharma Photographer G. Venket Ram recreated popular 19th-century Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings into photographs that grace a 2020 calendar which according to Ram is a part of Naam Charitable Trust’s fund-raiser […]

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On the hunt for the stolen treasures of India

Indian historians and archeologists across the globe are trying to recover Indian heritage stolen during colonial times. By Riya Sharma Bengaluru: The Indian government’s formal request to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum to return the 15th-century bronze idol of Saint Tirumankai Alvar has kindled fiery debates on cultural property among archaeologists and historians across the globe The 15th-century […]

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