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History & Culture

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...

Rajasthan allocates more for historical monuments in budget

JAIPUR: This could be among the highest allocation in the Rajasthan budget. The art, culture and archaeology department that always fell second to tourism...

No clarity yet on INS Viraat museum project

VISAKHAPATNAM: There is still no clarity on the proposal to convert INS Viraat, the majestic aircraft carrier, into a museum, if the words of...
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Play to reveal unknown facets of Buddhism in Telangana

HYDERABAD: Come Thursday, a group of 25 theatre artistes under the banner of Planet-G and in association with Buddhavanam Project and Telangana Tourism will...

Interpretation centre to open at Qutb Shahi tombs

HYDERABAD: A whopping Rs. 41 crore would be spent on construction of an interpretation centre — also known as visitor centre — at the...

Muziris project set to revive

KOCHI: Officials are back on the Muziris trail, seeking to revive an old dream that lay comatose in the past few years. The uniquely ambitious...

Rs 100 crore sanctioned for developing heritage circuit in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: The Tourism Ministry has sanctioned about Rs 100 crore to develop a heritage circuit in Hyderabad under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The ministry sanctioned...

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