Monday, October 18, 2021

History & Culture

History & Culture

12 places to visit on Gandhi’s birthday

DELHI For a huge swathe of modern Indians, Gandhi is an almost forgotten, almost mythic figure, perhaps to be occasionally glimpsed on celluloid or or...
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Sultana Daku’s fort lies in ruins

'Patthargarh Qila' now lies in ruins BIJNOR:  Once known to house Nawab Najibuddaulah and later a hideout for the Robin Hood-like bandit, Sultana, the 'Patthargarh...

Plans drawn up for India’s first mosque to be restored

KOCHI "We have offended our history and heritage. Now we want to do penance and reparation,” says Mohammed Sayeed, president of the Cheraman Juma Masjid...

Video: Khajuraho, much more than erotic sculptures

KHAJURAHO Mostly famous for their erotic sculptures, the Khajuraho group of temples are located among the Vindhya mountain ranges in central India's Madhya Pradesh state....

Relive ‘Exotic Marigold’ magic in Rajasthan

DELHI In a case of art inspiring life, Rambagh Palace and Taj Lake Palace in Rajasthan have launched a guided tour inspired by The Best...

Raigad fort festival to start on Jan 21

MUMBAI Starting January 21, Maharashtra will organize a six-day Raigad festival at the Raigad Fort, about 170 km from Mumbai. The Fort was the site...

Visakha Utsav to be organised from December 25

VISAKHAPATNAM Visakha Utsav will be organised as a Andhra Pradesh state function from this year from December 25 to 27. Simultaneously, Araku Utsav will also be...

Pollution impact on monuments long lasting: Experts

Impact in monuments is slow but impacted by pollution DELHI:  While human life has perennially been under threat of pollution, monuments haven't been spared either...

Professional management plan for upkeep of Muziris structures sought

KOCHI About a decade since conservation efforts of heritage monuments began in and around North Paravur and Kodungaloor, stakeholders have demanded a professional management plan...

Delhi & 1857: Top places to visit

This Independence Day, take a tour of Delhi monuments that bore silent witness to bloody battles between Indians who fought against British East India...