Monday, October 18, 2021

History & Culture

History & Culture

Part of Great Wall of China collapses

BEIJING: A 500-year-old section of China’s Great Wall called “Moon Gate” in northern Shanxi province has collapsed after being hit by strong winds, officials...

Celebs visit Kochi Biennale, hail artworks

KOCHI Leading figures from the world of cinema, music and dance continued to watch with keen interest the artworks at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, with cinematographer...

Kochi Biennale gets ₹8 crore in budget

DELHI: Continuing its support for the Kochi Muziris Biennale, the government has earmarked ₹8 crore as budgetary allocation for the biannual festival of contemporary...

Tourism dept fixes entry tariff for Muziris museums

KOCHI The Tourism Department has fixed the tariff for entry tickets to four museums under the Muziris Heritage Project, following a review meeting held a...

World Bank team to boost tourism in Sarnath

VARANASI The World Bank team visited the rural area near Sarnath mainly Khajuhi, Singhpur and Chhahi villages on Friday to oversee and understand the living...

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...

Badami to be developed under HRIDAY scheme

BAGALKOT As a first step in developing the ancient Badami town for tourism, the Union government under its flagship programme HRIDAY (Heritage City Development Scheme),...

Kappad beach to get a facelift soon

KOZHIKODE: The Tourism Department has sanctioned Rs.38 lakh for the beautification of the Kappad beach, where Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed in 1498. A special...

Golconda Fort’s sound & light show shut for revamp

HYDERABAD The sound and light show at the Golconda fort in Hyderabad is proposed to be shut down for around a month to facilitate installation...

Govt launches national portal for museums

DELHI Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Shripad Naik launched the National Portal for Musuems here as part of the government's plans to digitize the...