Friday, 24 March, 2023
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Surgical strike, Article 370, DeMo — all this & more at PM museum’s upcoming Modi gallery

Gallery will be open for public viewing in January 2023. Other major decisions to find place are abolition of triple talaq, construction of Ram temple, & handling of Covid.

Gurugram is finally getting what it lacked. A culture Renaissance of sorts

You wouldn't associate Gurugram with William Dalrymple evenings or museum visits. Millennium City is moving beyond pubs.

Natural history museums preserve clues to predict future pandemics

A largely untapped resource for predicting future pandemics, natural history collections in museums can help us analyse zoonotic diseases.

After $1 billion theft, German museum finds it has no insurance

The Green Vault museum carried no insurance on the jewels because the premiums typically exceed potential damages in the long-term.

New Teen Murti museum on memories of ex-PMs doesn’t snuff out Nehru’s legacy by any means

For the longest time, institutions such as the Teen Murti estate have existed as fiefdoms of the ‘first family’ of Indian politics.

Indian film museum project in Mumbai is turning out to be a movie that is not ending

A panel comprising censor board chief Prasoon Joshi among others submitted an ‘adverse report’ to I&B ministry, that could further delay the project.

Don’t give modern character certificates to rulers like Khilji or Tipu

Our interest in taking offence to what someone has said about our past is really an interest in folklore and not history.

On Camera

YourTurn

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...

Defence

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.