Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Topic: Heritage

‘Window to the states’ — India’s culture council signs MoU with 23 states for ‘cultural diplomacy’

Signed at Azad Bhawan, the MoU aims at promoting traditional artisans and showcasing their heritage to the world. 

‘God of Mumbai heritage is in small details’ – BMC is bringing back city’s old street furniture

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s heritage cell is on a mission to restore Mumbai’s heritage street furniture – milestones to bandstands.

60-second heritage – Instagram is breathing life into India’s old cities, buildings, stories

Instagram pages dedicated to India’s old cities are creating online museums of history, heritage and people, one Reel at a time.

Hyderabad Nizam’s last home King Kothi being razed? KCR govt steps in amid heritage worries

Media reports allege demolition under way at King Kothi, a Rs 300 crore private property currently at the centre of a civil dispute between two companies.

Liberalise culture sector to unlock India’s economic potential: NITI Aayog’s Amitabh Kant

Our heritage is valuable. And there’s a reason why one of the world’s most successful conservation stories is the Humayun’s Tomb project in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area.

Now world truly values Jaipur: How residents thanked us for getting UNESCO Heritage tag

It is the commitment that Jaipur residents have for their city that will finally safeguard its heritage.

As PM Modi’s Varanasi celebrates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, its heritage is being razed

Thousands of NRIs gathered in Varanasi to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, but the city's heritage buildings are biting the dust.

Hindu family’s collection of Islamic manuscripts draws art lovers in Kashmir

Over a hundred rare Quranic manuscripts, including the medieval Nishka whatever, calligraphic work and art objects are on display.

The row over Red Fort shows Indian liberals outrage first and Google much later

Left-libertarians have no problems cadging sponsorships from the same 'evil' corporates for their lit-fests, and generous wine ’n cheese laden evenings.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.