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National Museum gets new chief and he has an Ayodhya connection

National Museum gets new chief and he has an Ayodhya connection

The Central government on Monday appointed Dr Buddha Rashmi Mani as the Director General of the National Museum.

3D digitisation of artefacts in National Museum

National Museum has taken up a project for 3D digitisation of artefacts that would enable virtual viewing of the objects with minute details.

Google digitises more Indian heritage sites

 Internet giant Google's cultural arm on Thursday said that it was digitising more heritage sites to put them up in what could be termed as a online museum.

Return legendary sword: National Museum to Kerala govt

The National Museum in New Delhi has asked the Kerala government to return the historic sword of Velu Thampi Dalawa, the 19th century prime minister of erstwhile state of Travancore, which is now kept at the Napier Museum here.

PM Modi gifts Uzbekistan President specially commissioned reproduction of Khamsa-i-Khusrau

PM Modi gifts Uzbekistan President specially commissioned reproduction of Khamsa-i-Khusrau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday presented President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov a specially commissioned reproduction of Khamsa-i-Khusrau by the 13th century sufi poet Amir Khusrau.

No saffronisation of culture bodies, we wants to bring in new talent: Minister

The controversial changes at the helm of the National Museum and Lalit Kala Akademi are the government`s move to bring in new talent and there is no attempt at "saffronisation", Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma has asserted.

Islamic calligraphy exhibition at National Museum

Islamic calligraphy inscriptions on metalware, wood, textiles and semi-precious stones dating back to the fifteenth century are being exhibited at the National Museum here.

Interactive sessions for children at National Museum

Interactive sessions for children at National Museum

From storytelling to theatre and from scriptwriting to printmaking, the National Museum is all set to organise summer workshops for children from May 17, organisers said.

National Museum creates friendly environment for differently-abled

 For the first time in the 55 years since the National Museum opened its doors to people, tactile paths have been laid and tactile objects displayed for an ongoing exhibition to create a better environment for the visually-impaired.

National Museum creates friendly environment for differently-abled

For the first time in the 55 years since the National Museum opened its doors to people, tactile paths have been laid and tactile objects displayed for an ongoing exhibition to create a better environment for the visually-impaired.

Tunisian forces kill nine from main jihadist group: Ministry

Tunisian forces have killed nine men belonging to the country`s main jihadist group, which was accused of organising the attack on its national museum, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Tunis struggles with anti-terrorism battle plan

Tunisia has vowed to wage "a merciless war against terrorism" after Wednesday`s carnage at its national museum but it has struggled to draw up a strategy to counter the jihadist threat.

National Museum to host first exhibit by private donor

In a first since its inception, the National Museum here will host an exhibition featuring artefacts from a private donor`s collection, an official said Tuesday.

Rare art objects displayed at National Museum

A boar-headed copper anthropomorph, a terracotta female figurine with animal horns and a monumental Naga Deva stone sculpture are amongst a few rare art objects displayed in the capital for the first time in an exhibition at the National Museum.

US returns Polish painting stolen by Nazis

A painting by Johann Conrad Seekatz stolen from a Warsaw museum by the Nazis during World War II has been handed back to Poland, US authorities said Thursday.

National Museum starts documenting India`s cultural heritage

To research and catalogue India`s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), the National Museum Institute (NMI) has started documenting age-old human treasures.

Bronzes looted from Beijing palace return to China

China`s National Museum has unveiled a pair of looted Qing dynasty bronzes donated by the family that runs French luxury-goods conglomerate Kering.

Free guided tours at National Museum from Tuesday

Offering an informed glimpse into India`s rich heritage, spanning the pre-historical to modern era, the National Museum would be starting free guided tours of from Tuesday, it was announced here.

National Museum to start free guided tours

The National Museum is starting a free conducted tour of over 90 minutes with 30 halts from April 23 to give visitors an informed glimpse into India`s rich heritage, spanning pre-history to modern works, in its labyrinthine galleries.

Security to be strengthened at National Museum

To prevent incidents of theft at the National Museum, the government has decided to beef up security at the premier institute.