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Indian women clinch fifth straight SAFF title

Biratnagar, Mar 22 (IBNS): India continued its dominance at the SAFF Women's Championship with the team lifting its fifth straight title on Friday (March 22, 2019) in Biratnagar, Nepal with a 3-1 win over the hosts in the final. Full Article

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A trust and not the government who should be in charge of a museum: Vinod Daniel

Vinod Daniel, Chairman, AusHeritage, and Board Member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), during his recent visit to Kolkata, tells IBNS correspondent Godhuly Bose, how Indian museums need to come out of their dependence on government funds and transform them from a house of curiosity to vibrant and interactive knowledge centres.  Full Article

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Vilayat Khan's life teaches how destiny often plays trick on us: Namita Devidayal

Author-journalist Namita Devidayal, who interpreted the life of classical sitar player late Ustad Vilayat Khan in her book The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan, was the guest at An Author's Afternoon presented by Shree Cement Ltd and organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Taj Bengal Kolkata this month. In close to an hour-interaction, Devidayal revealed every bit of her journey in writing the book which she preferred not to term as a biography. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation Full Article

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If you want to know how art can ignite an once shady neighbourhood and turn it into one of the world's most instagrammable spots, visit Wynwood in Miami. Back in the 1980s till 90s, Wynwood in Miami was synonymous with drugs, crime, and prostitution. Decades later now, this once-forlorn patch of Miami, which was primarily known as a working-class district inhibited by Puerto Ricans, is a street art bombed neighbourhood, you just cannot miss if you are visiting Miami. Full Article


The historical Fergana region of Uzbekistan gets ready for tourism boom

Fergana, Uzbekistan, Mar 8 (IBNS): The Fergana region of Uzbekistan is slowly growing into a global tourist attraction owing to its historical monuments, places of worship, modern buildings, and nature. Full Article

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