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Friday, August 19, 2022



Cirque du Soleil’s return could be its most challenging feat yet

May 10, 2021 12:05 pm

Cirque must also grapple with out-of-shape circus artists, many of whom have been forced to pursue other ways to make a living

Russian circus sparks outrage over animals dressed as Nazis

January 16, 2021 3:30 pm

A probe has been launched into a Russian circus for featuring animals dressed in clothes with Nazi symbols on them. The circus has defended the portrayal, saying it was done for educational purposes.

Photo Essay: On a tightrope

July 12, 2020 1:34 am

Covid-19 has dealt a blow to circus owners, who are struggling to ensure that artistes and permitted animals do not go hungry. Text, photographs by Pradip Das

New Circus in Town

August 29, 2018 12:26 am

The Cirque du Soleil team on entering the Indian market with 64 shows this year, their only Indian performer, and how circus is about human excellence.

Just for laughs: Day in the life the ‘joker’ at a Circus in mohali

April 24, 2016 12:25 am

Shrinking audiences, competition from TV reality shows and more than a few taunts. The ‘joker’ takes it all with his hand-painted smile

A clown’s life: ‘Politicians should live in the circus for a while’

November 15, 2015 5:33 am

Rambo Circus clown Biju Nair alias ‘Seeti’ rues the fact that the govt refuses to recognise their art.

Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

August 04, 2015 9:16 am

The accident happened Monday evening at the Lancaster fairgrounds, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of the state capital in Concord.

Ringed in the circus

September 15, 2013 3:00 am

As the government ponders a ban on all animals in circus,Nittya’s mahouts and ringmasters talk about how loved she is and say releasing her means certain death in the wild

Show And Tell

June 23, 2013 11:14 pm

Once upon a time,a 21-year-old man called Yashwantrao Gangaram More lived in Vadgaonpan village of Ahmednagar district,around 130 km from Pune.

InterGlobe unveils new logo

April 17, 2011 3:03 am

“The logo reflects the company’s three core values...” said the company’s statement.


Amid war, Ukrainian circus comes to town and stays in Italy

May 22, 2022 5:51 pm

Ukrainian troupe is giving joyous performances in the 'Alice in Wonderland' tour with their colourful costumes and cheerful smiles but behind all this, they are struggling.

Pune’s Rambo circus back in town; see pictures of breathtaking acts

May 15, 2022 6:40 pm

The circus returns with a bag of acts and performances. It is being held for the first time after Covid rules were relaxed in the city.

Circus returns to Kolkata, but Covid adds to struggles

January 13, 2022 8:36 pm

The circus had lost its popularity long before the pandemic -- a very few of today's young generation can recall having watched circus.

Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival: See stunning performances and bold stunts with tigers, elephants, horses and giraffes

January 24, 2018 6:50 pm

From stunning stunts to enchanting troupe performances, the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival sees all that is bizarre and awe-inspiring. The performances by animals like elephants, giraffes, horses and tigers light up the stage as stuntsmen lead the animals around.