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Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. An Oscar awarded to Mutiny on the Bounty in 1936 and another given to Gentleman’s Agreement in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting December 11. Source  :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/best-picture-oscars-up-for-sale-in-rare-auction/article25542935.ece

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Painting found is not Picasso’s

A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank. Mira Feticu said an anonymous tip led her to the picture supposedly Picasso’sTete d’Arlequinunder a tree in eastern …

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Special tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

To coincide with the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, IFFI 2018 will pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. The National Film Archives (NFAI) of India, in collaboration with the Bureau of Outreach and Communication, will hold a multi-media digital exhibition as a tribute to …

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Prison inmates bring Kolkata of the past alive on canvas

As part of the World Heritage Week celebrations, an exhibition of 40 paintings titled Aitirjya (Our Heritage) has been curated at the Indian Museum, Kolkata. What makes it special is that the paintings have not been created by renowned artists, but those confined within the high walls of correctional homes …

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RBI carries the bat

The Reserve Bank of India seems to have carried the day, after all, in Monday’s marathon 9-hour board meeting. Going by the brief statement that it put out, of the six deliveries that it had to play, the RBI has shouldered arms to two — PCA relaxation and capital framework …

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Talks on with 150 nations to reform WTO: Prabhu

Multilateral trading system is under stress, says Minister Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said he was in talks with at least 150 countries to work out the way forward for reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO). He said that the multilateral trading system was under stress and a number …

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SEBI acts on illiquid options trade manipulators

SEBI acts on illiquid options trade manipulators

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has started acting against entities that are alleged to have executed manipulative and orchestrated non-genuine trades in the illiquid stock option segment of BSE almost five years ago.The penalty, however, imposed in most cases has been the minimum stipulated Rs. 5 lakh, …

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