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France planted bomb in London in 1984 to test security

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 13:39

A French secret agent had a bomb planted at the residence of Paris` envoy to London in an attempt to test British security arrangements.

Diane von Furstenberg opens her design archives

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 09:59

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg has opened her design archives.

When Jimmy Savile declared ‘love’ for Margaret Thatcher

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 12:14

A letter showing the warm relationship between former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and paedophile TV present Jimmy Savile has emerged.

Colonial period`s archival info now online

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 12:31

Looking for an online archive of primary research material on South Asia? Now, here`s a resource to uncover the history of the region with digital access to over five million pages of primary and secondary sources.

Archives to recount JFK`s Cuban missile crisis

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 22:03

National Archives has pulled together documents and secret White House recordings to show how John F Kennedy deliberated to avert nuclear war.

Four private Indian art archives from US on sale at Sotheby`s

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 09:00

Sotheby`s has brought out selected art from four important collections of South Asian modern and contemporary art including a cache of wooden toys crafted by the late MF Husain for its Sept 10 auction in New York.

`National Archives digitised 15 lakh document pages`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 09:59

The National Archives of India has digitised 15 lakh pages of documents and manuscripts at a cost of Rs 18 lakh during the finacial year 2011-12.

Ancestry.com acquiring Archives.com for $100M

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 10:28

Ancestry.com Inc. will acquire rival family history website Archives.com for about $100 million in cash and assumed liabilities, the companies announced Wednesday.

Nixon’s Watergate testimony to be made public soon

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 12:18

The release of Richard Nixon’s testimony is set for November 10 at the Archives in Washington.

Vatican opens archives for unprecedented exhibit

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 13:24

"Lux in Arcana: The Vatican Secret Archives Revealed" opens in Feb at Rome`s Capitoline Museums.

NAI, C-DAC to digitally preserve govt records

Last Updated: Saturday, July 02, 2011, 09:56

In an important futuristic project, the city-based Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), has signed an MoU with the National Archives of India, for development of an applicable software for the purpose.

Photographs, litho-prints declared rare manuscripts

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 13:18

The National Archives of India has revamped two assistance schemes to include digitisation of archival photographs and prints.