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  • LG Sinha reviews restoration, maintenance of J&K’s heritage

    LG Sinha reviews restoration, maintenance of J&K’s heritage

    A scheme was initiated in order to identify the sacred places and heritage sites that required intervention and restoration or renovation work. The objective of the scheme is to ensure protection, longevity and revival of such places, from a cultural point of view.

    July 23, 2022
  • Indian monument the most searched for UNESCO Heritage Site in the world

    Indian monument the most searched for UNESCO Heritage Site in the world

    Already registered in the seven wonders of the world it now most searches UNESCO world heritage site

    May 12, 2022
  • PM Museum connecting youth with country’s precious heritage: Modi

    PM Museum connecting youth with country’s precious heritage: Modi

    Addressing the nation in his 88th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', he said that it was a matter of pride for the country that the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is taking the form of a mass movement.

    April 24, 2022
  • The heritage of Vintage Cars in India

    The heritage of Vintage Cars in India

    The term will cover any car, four- or two-wheeler that is more than 50 years old from the date of first registration after the first sale together with any vehicle imported into India.

    March 7, 2022
  • A peep into the art world of Rajasthan

    A peep into the art world of Rajasthan

    From Blue pottery, intricate miniature paintings to traditional glittery jewelry, the craftsmanship of Rajasthani artists depict the diverse shades of Rajasthan designed by well-experienced and accomplished artisans.

    January 1, 2022
  • Ladakh’s culture showcased in winter conclave; promotes tourism

    Ladakh’s culture showcased in winter conclave; promotes tourism

    The heritage started from LAMO Centre and ended at the Leh main market. The guests enjoyed traditional delicacies at the Central Asian Museum. There were also dance performances at Leh Palace.

    February 22, 2021
  • Himalayan heritage

    Himalayan heritage

    A local NGO is working hard to preserve and perpetrate the cultural heritage of Ladakh.

    August 13, 2018
  • Shimla’s Bantony Castle to be developed as major tourist attraction

    Shimla’s Bantony Castle to be developed as major tourist attraction

    Thakur said the complex as a whole would be developed in such a way that it not only becomes a tourist attraction, but also a Centre of rich cultural diversity of the state.

    May 17, 2018
  • Adopt a heritage: Govt to include more monuments, says Alphons

    Adopt a heritage: Govt to include more monuments, says Alphons

    Notwithstanding criticism over the government’s decision to give Red Fort to a corporate for upkeep, Tourism Minister K J Alphons on Wednesday insisted that his ministry will expand the “adopt a heritage site” project to put more monuments under private care. The minister also attacked the Congress for opposing the initiative, saying the opposition party …

    May 2, 2018
  • Four K’pong sites get heritage tag

    Four K’pong sites get heritage tag

    After the Katherine Graham Memorial Church, West Bengal’s heritage commission has added four more sites in Kalimpong district to its heritage list, even as it declared a total of 13 new heritage sites across the state recently. Important historical places like the Dalim Lepcha Fort, Damsang Lepcha Fort, Chitrabhanu and Gauripur House have now been …

    April 7, 2018
  • We must be proud of our heritage, Rahul Gandhi tells youths

    We must be proud of our heritage, Rahul Gandhi tells youths

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked the Indian youth to be proud of their heritage, languages, and religions, and vowed to defend the culture and way of thinking of the people in Meghalaya. “My message to all young people is — be proud of your heritage, languages, and religions. We are all proud of …

    January 31, 2018
  • Spiritual heritage

    Spiritual heritage

    ‘Devbhoomi’ Himachal Pradesh is said to be the abode of Gods and Goddesses. The state is a land of numerous pilgrimage centres and several Hindu temples. The famous Baijnath Shiva Temple at Baijnath in Kangra district is known to be one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiva. At the temple, built in 1204 AD, …

    January 15, 2018
  • A heritage touch to tourism

    A heritage touch to tourism

    The Punjab government has plans to connect historically and culturally important spots, including places associated with the freedom struggle. State tourism and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said the Union government has sanctioned Rs 100 crore for the religious circuit which comprises Sri Anandpur Sahib, Fatehgarh Sahib and Chamkaur Sahib. Jallianwala Bagh, Khatkar Kalan …

    January 8, 2018
  • Heritage village losing shine

    Heritage village losing shine

    Aesthetically carved elegant havelis, Portuguese-styled mansions and old buildings with Italian finish scattered among graceful mud-plastered and slate roofed houses give a traditional ambience to the Pragpur village of Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh. In December 1997, this small village came into the limelight when the state government certified Pragpur as a heritage village, making …

    January 8, 2018
  • Exploring shared built heritage

    Exploring shared built heritage

    The cities of India offer a rich canvas to explore the hidden layers of the past. This multi-layered mosaic of heritage buildings assumes many forms and meanings. The most challenging of them is probably associated with our colonial legacy. Whom should this rich heritage be attributed to? Should we protect a past dominated by alien …

    December 25, 2017
  • Metro heritage

    Metro heritage

    New Metro lines are a big boost for heritage activists like Surekha Narain. Her Delhi Metro walks have extended to 50 routes. Among these pride of place has been taken by those relating to the 1857 “Mutiny” sites, most of which, and also the ones connected with the 1911 Delhi Durbar, are covered by the …

    August 21, 2017
  • Heritage lights

    Heritage lights

    Walking along the stretch between Raj Bhavan and Curzon Park just after dusk is no welcome constitutional as a friend testified recently. An advocate of declassifying heritage buildings especially those maintained at government expense, he had to walk gingerly as the street lights are non-functional and shafts of light from the headlights of the passing …

    July 23, 2017