As part of its efforts to preserve the city`s architectural fabric, DDA has identified six heritage zones and designated three archaeological parks in the Master Plan for Delhi, 2021.
UN cultural body UNESCO on Wednesday put the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania on the list of endangered World Heritage sites because of widespread poaching.
Drawing inspiration from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, the district administration in Kerala capital is getting ready to turn the walls of public buildings here into canvas for artists.
Four-time major champion Ernie Els, whose only top-10 placing this year came when he reached the WGC Match Play semi-finals, hopes to get his season going at this week`s PGA Zurich Classic.
Manchester United boss David Moyes is speculated to have clashed with club legend Ryan Giggs over the winger`s perceived ` negative training methods`.
Actor Akshay Kumar, who is in Hyderabad to promote his forthcoming film `Boss`, visited famous heritage site Charminar. He has appealed to the countrymen to save the rich cultural heritage of the nation.
Good museums are an invaluable source of history and heritage, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here Wednesday after inaugurating northeast India`s biggest museum at the 112-year-old Ujjayanta Palace.
Tripura government on Friday moved to bury the row over renaming of Ujjayanta Palace, erstwhile royal abode of the Manikya kings, to Tripura State Museum, saying no such proposal was being planned.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said India has one of the richest repositories of heritage anywhere in the world and it is critical that attempts are made to find practical and innovative ways to preserve and maintain this heritage.
Javed Akhtar Friday stressed the urgent need to preserve the country`s heritage and offered his aid in archiving cultural relics.
Mali, a French colony until 1960, has been in turmoil since a military coup last March with Islamists seizing a vast area.
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday passed a series of bills, including one to set up a state Heritage Commission.
Buildings in Jaipur`s famous markets will regain their old and pristine heritage look with the Rajasthan govt deciding to give them a facelift.
Yana Ngoba and Raj Singh showcased the rich tribal heritage of Arunachal Pradesh through a fashion show in the capital.
The West Bengal government is planning to declare more monuments and old buildings as heritage complexes.
Govt`s hopes to get UNESCO heritage status for 39 sites have brightened with the Committee deciding to give a `referral` status to India`s case.
Heritage items dumped in dusty cobwebbed heaps in government offices in this union territory are now being carefully cleaned, numbered and restored.
The German government has granted Rs.96 lakh for Chausath Khamba.
Chandigarh is fighting to preserve artefacts and other heritage items.
A 150-year-old Mahal built by the
Dogra kings in Jammu and Kashmir has suffered "heavy damage"
due to encroachment.
The LIC, which has sought
permission for reconstructing its century-old heritage
building in an upscale area of south Mumbai, was today asked
by the Bombay High Court to submit by February 28 a proposal
in this regard.
Kerala will soon showcase the glory of the 3000-year old Muziris port.
National Museum in Delhi has retrieved India`s classical music legacy.
A UNESCO delegation made a two-day visit to Santinekatan to assess whether Nobel
laureate Rabindranath Tagore`s abode of peace could be listed as a world heritage site.
Himachal Pradesh government has
declared eight temples as state protected monuments and
notified these under Himachal Pradesh Ancient and Historical
Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1976.
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