Tuesday, July 25, 2017

History & Culture

History & Culture

West Bengal plans tourism circuit around Mangal Pandey

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced a tourism circuit around Mangal Pandey, whose death on April 8, 1857 triggered India's...

IFCHAT remembers Vasco da Gama

KOCHI: The International Forum for Cultural Heritage and Tradition (IFCHAT) remembered the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama on the 519th anniversary of his discovery...
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Air India floats Rs 3.5 crore tender for its art museum

MUMBAI: Air India will have a museum of all the artworks it has collected over the years across the world, at its headquarters at...

Bapu museum to reopen with new attractions

VIJAYAWADA: A high-tech 3D mapping visualisation is a much-awaited feature in Bapu museum which is likely to reopen soon. The Coastal Museum, housed in an...
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India’s first sea ropeway to link Mumbai, Elephanta Island

MUMBAI: India's first and longest ropeway to connect Mumbai with the famous Elephanta Island in the Arabian Sea is planned to be constructed by...

Interpretation centre opens at Abdul Wahab tomb

KURNOOL: The Abdul Wahab Khan tomb, a protected monument dating back to the 17th Century, in Kurnool town was renovated by the Archaeological Survey...

Buxa Fort to get makeover

KOLKATA: The historic Buxa Fort — located within the Buxa Tiger Reserve at an altitude of 2,800ft and one of the prominent heritage monuments...

Mandar hills ropeway project impacts artifacts

PATNA: A team of archaeologists from Bihar and Santiniketan-based Viswa Bharati University in neighbouring West Bengal has raised concerns over the government ropeway construction...
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Church of the Holy Sepulchre restored

DELHI: Visitors and pilgrims to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City can now enjoy the beauty of the restored and...

Seven Rajasthan monuments get digital protection

JAIPUR: For a state with rich heritage as Rajasthan, preservation, in view of rapid urbanisation and consequent destruction of its historical monuments, has become...