Culture minister insists on timely spending of funds

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma Wednesday said a weekly monitoring system will be introduced soon for the various organisations under the ministry and insisted on timely spending of funds.

Shripad Yesso Naik takes charge as Culture Minister

Shripad Yesso Naik took charge on Tuesday as the Culture Minister in the BJP-led government.

Libyan government wants militias to leave Tirpoli

The Libyan interim government Thursday called for all militias to leave Tripoli since their presence " threatened the city and the safety of its residents".

Chandresh Kumari assumes office as Culture Minister

Assuming office a week after taking oath as a Cabinet minister, the Jodhpur Lok Sabha MP highlighted the threat posed by encroachments to monuments.

Newly appointed Haiti culture minister dies

The office of President Michel Martelly said in a statement that Henriquez died of a brain hemorrhage on Friday while in Ottawa

French Culture Minister accused of paedophilia

French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterand, who was one of director Roman Polanski`s first supporters, has come under pressure after being accused of paedophilia, French media reported Thursday.

Macau`s ex-culture minister chosen as new leader

Macau`s former culture minister was anointed on Sunday as the new chief executive in the gambling enclave`s first change of leadership since reverting to
Chinese rule a decade ago.