India elected to UNESCO body for conserving cultural heritage

India was Wednesday elected for a second time to the UN body tasked with the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage.

China begins excavation to discover 3000-year-old ancient city

Chinese archaeologists have started a three-month excavation project in north China`s Hebei Province to discover an ancient state capital dating back to more than 3,000 years.

Cultural heritage, army grandeur in store for R-Day parade

Breath-taking manoeuvres of Sukhoi and march past by armed forces on Wednesday gave a preview of what is in store for this year`s Republic Day parade.