Conservation of built heritage included in Delhi Master Plan

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.

UNESCO lists Tanzanian reserve among endangered heritage sites

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.

Heritage buildings in Kerala capital to become canvas for artists

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.

Els seeks spark in `Big Easy` PGA event

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.

'Negative' David Moyes facing claims of bust-up with United legend, Ryan Giggs

Manchester United boss David Moyes is speculated to have clashed with club legend Ryan Giggs over the winger`s perceived ` negative training methods`.

Save country`s heritage sites, appeals Akshay Kumar

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.

Museums are valuable source of history, heritage: Vice president

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.

No move to rename Ujjayanta Palace: Tripura govt

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.

`India has one of the richest repositories of heritage`: PM

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.

Urgent need to preserve heritage: Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar Friday stressed the urgent need to preserve the country`s heritage and offered his aid in archiving cultural relics.

Unesco to help protect Mali`s heritage

Mali, a French colony until 1960, has been in turmoil since a military coup last March with Islamists seizing a vast area.

Tamil Nadu to have Heritage Commission

The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday passed a series of bills, including one to set up a state Heritage Commission.

India’s Pink City, Jaipur markets to get heritage touch

Buildings in Jaipur`s famous markets will regain their old and pristine heritage look with the Rajasthan govt deciding to give them a facelift.

Exploring northeast`s rich heritage, through fashion

Yana Ngoba and Raj Singh showcased the rich tribal heritage of Arunachal Pradesh through a fashion show in the capital.

Rediscovering a lost Delhi

Regal buildings dating back to Lodhi dynasty decay in neglect.

Rediscovering a lost Delhi

Regal buildings dating back to Lodhi dynasty decay in neglect.

Heritage tag for more Bengal monuments, buildings: Minister

The West Bengal government is planning to declare more monuments and old buildings as heritage complexes.

Hopes brighten for Western Ghats getting heritage status

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.

Chandigarh listing heritage to prevent smuggling

Heritage items dumped in dusty cobwebbed heaps in government offices in this union territory are now being carefully cleaned, numbered and restored.

Rare collection art on display

A history-cum-heritage museum with a rare collection of art.

Germany grants lakhs for heritage site restoration

The German government has granted Rs.96 lakh for Chausath Khamba.

Chandigarh plans inventory for heritage

Chandigarh is fighting to preserve artefacts and other heritage items.

Heritage monument damaged by encroachers in Jammu

A 150-year-old Mahal built by the
Dogra kings in Jammu and Kashmir has suffered "heavy damage"
due to encroachment.

HC asks LIC to submit proposal to rebuild its heritage bldg

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.

After beaches, Kerala to showcase heritage

Kerala will soon showcase the glory of the 3000-year old Muziris port.

Heritage Indian instruments retrieved from obscurity

National Museum in Delhi has retrieved India`s classical music legacy.

UNESCO team visits Santinekatan to assess world heritage tag

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.

A day with a heritage

It was a cool morning, with an occasional breeze from the sea. The ocean was calmer than what it was the previous night.

A day with a heritage

It was a cool morning, with an occasional breeze from the sea. The ocean was calmer than what it was the previous night.

Eight HP temples declared protected monuments

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.