Academy delays museum opening to spring 2018

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is now targeting a spring 2018 opening, a delay of several months due to planning details. Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences reached an agreement with Fix the City, an advocacy group with concerns about the impact of the museum on the mid-Wilshire neighborhood, reported Variety.

Young visitor accidentally breaks artifact at Israel museum

Israel's leading museum says a young visitor accidentally bumped into a display case and broke an ancient glass artifact.

What happened when Indraprastha College girl students demanded swimming pool in 1950!

Girl students of Indraprastha College had in 1950 demanded a swimming pool in the campus, and when denied, dug the pit for it themselves, archives from the 91-year-old college reveal.

Staff go on indefinite strike at London`s National Gallery

Hundreds of staff at London's National Gallery on Tuesday began an indefinite strike, the latest in a series of walkouts to protest at the outsourcing of some services to the private sector.

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.