Category: Mass Appeal

Australia returns antiquities to Egypt

Newsroom24x7 Desk Canberra: The Australian Government Wednesday returned a number of culturally significant antiquities to Egyptian authorities at an official ceremony at the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The return of antiquities to Egypt is the result of a shared commitment by the governments of Egypt and Australia to protect and preserve cultural

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Countdown begins for ZEE MELT 2015

  ZEE partners with Kyoorius to launch ZEE MELT 2015, a 2-day festival of advertising, media and marketing Mumbai: ZEE MELT 2015, a festival of creativity for the advertising, media, digital and marketing industries, takes place on May 21 and 22. The 2 day Festival will be filled with seminars, exhibitions, workshops, culminating with the Kyoorius

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The Jewish Jewels of Calcutta: Magen David Synagogue

Arpita Mitra The interiors of the Magen David Synagogue are astonishingly well maintained. The chequered marble floor, gleaming chandeliers, stained glass windows create a stunning atmosphere. The Baghdadi Jews came to Calcutta during the British Raj to take the commercial opportunities the city afforded. The first Jewish immigrant to Kolkata was Shalom Cohen in 1798

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Sawan’s music transcends dimensions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Listening to Sawan Datta’s music is elevating and so exhilarating. Listen to her music once and you would want more of it – music created unpremedidatedly. Sawan’s music transcends dimensions. Her newly launched website http://www.sawandutta.com/ opens the window to tell a “bit about her” – by underscoring the graffiti “Architecture is Frozen Music” scribbed across the canteen wall

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Indian Television: Impact person of the decade

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: AS CEO Star India, Uday Shankar has played a pivotal role in turning his TV network into a market leader in terms of viewership. Not content with the topnotch position and setting the rules of the game with state-of-the-art technology, he is now making big foray in the regional TV arena. After acquiring

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Bhimbetka: A treasure of prehistoric art

Lalit Shastri There is hardly any signboard on the road to announce that one is heading towards an important World Heritage Site and the prehistoric Bhimbetka rock shelters suddenly emerge on the southern horizon as one drives down about 40 kms leaving behind the industrial town of Mandideep on the Bhopal-Hoshangabad highway. Leaving the highway

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