Museums draw up `red list` to help spot stolen Iraqi antiquities

Museum experts from around the world on Monday issued an "emergency red list" to help authorities identify Iraqi antiquities at risk of being looted and illegally exported as the country battles a surge in jihadist violence.

Jun 02, 2015, 04:08 AM IST

Tunisians to 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 21 tourists.

Mar 29, 2015, 12:57 PM IST
Tunisia museum attack: Number of foreign tourists killed rises to 20

Tunisia museum attack: Number of foreign tourists killed rises to 20

In the aftermath of the terror attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum that left 19 dead, mostly foreign tourists, the hunt is on for the absconding accomplices of the two gunmen who were killed during the operation.

Mar 19, 2015, 09:55 AM IST
Tunisia terror attack: As it happened

Tunisia terror attack: As it happened

Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a museum near Tunisia Parliament, killing at least seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian, reports said.

Mar 18, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Indian Museum plans to increase access to disabled

 Taking a leaf out of top international museums` books, the Indian Museum here is planning to introduce the concept of visitors` study group and innovative measures for the disabled to increase public engagement, an official said Wednesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 22:23 PM IST

Frenchman `admits to` Brussels shooting in video

A Frenchman who spent over a year in Syria has claimed responsibility for last week`s deadly shooting at a Jewish Museum in Brussels in a video recording, prosecutors said.

Jun 02, 2014, 03:49 AM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Delhi has highest number of museums

Delhi has the highest number of museums in the country, followed by Karnataka and West Bengal, Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Par panel questions vacancies in premier academies

Coming down heavily on the Culture Min a Parliamentary body has wondered how the institutions are functioning when vacancies have not been filled.

Dec 04, 2012, 19:30 PM IST

Conservation standards in govt museums very poor: Dalrymple

India may have seen a revolution in the world of literature, publishing and contemporary art, but government museums continue to be "bleak and boringly displayed spaces", says writer-historian William Dalrymple.

Oct 28, 2012, 12:42 PM IST

India needs to upgrade its museums, says Shelja

India needs to modernise and upgrade its museums by employing state-of-the-art technology to make them more interactive and interesting for the public, union Culture Minister Kumari Selja said here Thursday.

Aug 31, 2012, 09:32 AM IST