New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has dedicated a chapter on conservation of built heritage in the city`s master plan, a step that is likely to prove a boon for "unprotected"
Doha: 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.
The animal population
Thiruvananthapuram: 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
Zurich: 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
London: Manchester United boss David Moyes is speculated to have clashed with club legend Ryan Giggs over the winger`s perceived ` negative training methods`.
The Scot, who is struggling to save
Mumbai: 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
Agartala: 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
Agartala: 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
New Delhi: 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
Kolkata: Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar Friday stressed the urgent need to preserve the country`s heritage and offered his aid in archiving cultural relics.
"In these changing times the
New Delhi: Unesco will do everything possible to safeguard and rebuild Mali`s cultural heritage, the UN agency`s director-general said Thursday following burning of ancient manuscripts and
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday passed a series of bills, including one to set up a state Heritage Commission.
A total of 20 bills moved by ministers of the respective
Jaipur: Buildings in the Pink City’s famous markets will regain their old and pristine heritage look with the Rajasthan government deciding to give them a facelift.
Impressed by the results of a
New Delhi: Yana Ngoba and Raj Singh, husband-wife designer duo from the northeast, have showcased the rich tribal heritage of Arunachal Pradesh through a fashion show in the capital.
On a hot balmy summer evening I set out on a journey in the crowded upmarket South Extension of New Delhi in search of something very different. Not to look for the usual knick knacks
Kolkata: The West Bengal government is planning to declare more monuments and old buildings as heritage complexes to promote tourism in the state, Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh said Friday.
New Delhi: Government`s hopes to get UNESCO heritage status for 39 sites in the Western Ghats have brightened with the World Heritage Committee deciding to give a `referral` status to India`s case
Chandigarh: Heritage items dumped in dusty cobwebbed heaps in government offices in this union territory are now being carefully cleaned, numbered and restored. The reason: the administration
Thiruvananthapuram: A history-cum-heritage museum with a rare collection of exhibits throwing light into Kerala`s history and culture over the centuries has been set up here.
The museum is
New Delhi: The German government has granted Rs.96 lakh to support the conservation and restoration of Chausath Khamba, a Mughal-era tomb located in Delhi`s Nizamuddin basti.
Chandigarh: Decades after master architect Le Corbusier designed this city, Chandigarh is fighting to preserve his artefacts and other heritage items, many of which have been stolen and auctioned
Jammu: A 150-year-old Mahal built by the
Dogra kings in Jammu and Kashmir has suffered "heavy damage"
due to encroachment, even as controversy brews over the state
government`s move to lease
Mumbai: 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
Kochi: Tourism in Kerala, which has so far targeted beaches, forests and backwaters, will soon showcase the glory of the 3000-year old Muziris port, unveiling the state`s heritage to the world.
Day in Pics: 1st September
Showbiz World - September 1, 2014
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