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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.