As part of the democratization of art sales, the Colombo Municipality allows artists to sell their works in the street outside the Viharamahadevi Park
The high death rate in the peasantry made the nurse cum social reformer look into the burden of taxation
June 2 (Independent) - Some of the leading names in the music industry are participating in “Blackout Tuesday” amid calls for change in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Protests erupted around the US after a video emerged showing a white Minnesota police officer kneeling on Floyd’s neck for nine minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis. In solidarity with the...
The modern history of nursing in South Asia begins with a military-run school in Fort St. George Madras
A cultural anthropologist takes the reader around the region to savor the colorful traditions
25th March (BBC) - He created the famous stories - about the adventures of Gaulish warriors fighting the Roman Empire - with his friend René Goscinny in 1959. As well as illustrating the series, Urderzo took over the writing following Goscinny's death in 1977. The books have sold 370 million copies worldwide, in dozens of languages, and several stories have...
This spring, agricultural and New Year festival is celebrated in Tibet, Ladakh, Bhutan and by Tibetans refugees abroad.
They had to battle tremendous social and institutional odds to get a medical education and practice.
Eighty dance groups from India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Belarus, Thailand and Uganda performed at the National Tribal Dance Festival – 2019.
January 5 (CNN) - The past year in architecture has been filled with milestones, from the completion of Africa's tallest building to the opening of Europe's first underwater restaurant. We also watched in horror as Notre Dame burned, gained new "supertall" skyscrapers and lost industry giants like I.M. Pei and César Pelli. But at the dawn of a new decade, it seems fitting to look ahead at the structures set...