Collector`s fury as Chinese antiques returned from Paris

More than 30 ancient gold ornaments went on show in a Chinese museum this week after Paris quietly insisted a billionaire collector and France`s top antique dealer return them on the grounds they were stolen.

New, futuristic natural history museum to come up in Delhi

 Three years after it was lambasted by a parliamentary panel for failing to maintain the National Museum of Natural History, the environment ministry is all set to construct a new, state-of-the-art facility in the capital.

Institute, museum for research on River Saraswati to come up in Haryana

 A research institute and a museum would be established by the Centre in Haryana to carry out studies about the mythical River Saraswati.

Paris Louvre denies Israeli `discrimination` claims
Paris Louvre denies Israeli `discrimination` claims

The Louvre in Paris has denied accusations that it discriminated against a group of Israeli students who wished to visit the world-famous museum.

London museum deploys `gay` moth sex controls
London museum deploys `gay` moth sex controls

London`s Natural History Museum is trialling a quirky system using female moth pheromones to confuse males into homosexual activity in its battle to stop the damaging cloth-eating insects from breeding.

Egyptian shroud in first-of-kind auction in Paris

A rare ancient Egyptian burial cloth more than 3,000 years old is to go under the hammer Thursday in Paris, an exceptional sale of an artifact usually found only in museum collections.

Haryana to set up three museums

 The Haryana government will set up three museums, including the largest one at Panchkula town, a top official said on Sunday.

Modi in China: Rahul Sinha's report from Terracotta War Memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday began his tour of China by visiting the Terracota Warriors Museum at Xi'an. Modi went around the museum that houses neat rows of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China.

Modi's China visit: Experts analyse Sino-Indian relations

As India's PM Narendra Modi Kicked off his visit to China on Thursday, experts analysed the relationship between the two countries.

43 Fossilized dinosaur eggs found by construction workers in China
43 Fossilized dinosaur eggs found by construction workers in China

Construction workers in China discovered 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs during roadwork in Heyuan City.

Foundation stone laid for site museum at Humayun's Tomb
Foundation stone laid for site museum at Humayun's Tomb

Union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a site museum - whose purpose is to provide better understanding of Mughal architecture - at the Humayun's Tomb complex here.

US museum to return 'stolen' artwork bought from Indian dealer

 One of the US' prestigious art museums will hand over to American authorities a rare mid-19th century Tanjore portrait bought from notorious art dealer Subhash Kapoor accused of trafficking stolen antiquities from India.

Tunisians march against extremism after museum massacre

Thousands of Tunisians, led by their president and joined by several foreign dignitaries, are to march in the capital Sunday to denounce terrorism after the museum massacre of 22 tourists.

Tunisia museum attack toll climbs to 22 after Frenchwoman dies of injuries

A Frenchwoman has succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 18 attack on Tunisia`s national museum, French President Francois Hollande said Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from the shooting to 22.

Iraq reopens Baghdad museum 12 years after looting

Iraq's national museum officially reopened on Saturday after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 stolen pieces were recovered.

PM Modi opens museum which has certificates of Gandhi, Jinnah

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the `Permanent Judicial Museum' at Bombay High Court, which has on display the Barrister Certificates of Mahatma Gandhi and Mohammed Ali Jinnah.

Paris Louvre is world`s most-visited museum

 The famous Louvre in France received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining its title as the most-visited museum in the world, the Paris attraction announced on Tuesday.

Plans for bigger museum, multi-lingual text for exhibits: DMRC

 Plans are afoot for a bigger and better Delhi Metro museum, where exhibits will have their commentary written in English as well as Hindi, a senior official of the DMRC on Wednesday said.

Rare coins of Bengal to be exhibited
Rare coins of Bengal to be exhibited

Rare coins from West Bengal, including some which are over 1,500 years old, will be displayed at an exhibition here beginning Friday.

Longest Tibetan calligraphy scroll donated to Potala Palace
Longest Tibetan calligraphy scroll donated to Potala Palace

A Tibetan calligraphy scroll stretching 206 metres was donated Wednesday to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.