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One day in 1879 a five-year-old Spanish girl named Maria de Sautuola accompanied her father Marcelino de Sautuola, as he explored the cave of Altamira on his estate in northern Spain. Suddenly Don Marcelino heard her cry out, “Toros! Toros!” (Bulls! Bulls!) He found her staring at the ceiling of the cavern where huge bison, ..
Abanindranath Tagore (1871-1951) was a nephew of Rabindranath Tagore. He was born at Jorasanko and was educated at the Sanskrit College, Calcutta. He learnt painting privately under English and Italian instructors. He led the revivalist movement in Bengal in the field of modern Indian paintings with the help of a band of disciples such as ..
Famous Painter Sumahendra passed away. He was the director of Visual Art in Jawahar Kala Kendra, Rajasthan. He had also served as Principal of Rajasthan School of Art. He was a resident of Rajasthan. He was master in Rajasthani miniature paintings and frescos. His renowned works include World Famous frescos in Bundi fort in the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
The Statue of Liberty is located on the Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and recently it completed 125 years of dedication. The statue was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and was gifted to the United States from the people of France. The female figure represents Libertas, the Roman ..
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Isa Khan Niyazi was a noble in the courts of Sher Shah Suri and his son Islam Shah. His tomb built in 1546-47AD predates Humayun’s Tomb by over two decades. This splendid tomb was a culmination of the octagonal tomb style of the earlier Sayyid & Lodi dynasties. Isa Khan’s Tomb stands on the entrance ..