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Over 250 forgotten tales of bravery in micro-level repository

The repository is an attempt to discover and document people, events, and places linked to the freedom struggle at the micro-level, according to the Union Culture Ministry.

23 Jan 2022

I&B Ministry blocks Pakistan-based YouTube channels, websites

The common factor amongst all these accounts have been that they operate from Pakistan and spread fake anti-India news and other content.

22 Jan 2022

Revamp of Incredible India digital platforms on the cards

The all-new portal will offer integrated information and services from various states and stakeholders, from the hospitality and tourism sectors.

21 Jan 2022

Young dancers to be part of R-Day

A team of 14 young dancers led by Kumar will perform the Bihari folk dance form—‘Sama Chakeva’-- on the Rajpath along with 466 artistes as part of a special performance.

15 Jan 2022

New tourism policy aims at making India a top destination by 2030

The digital tourism mission is planned to promote digitalisation for developing a unified tourism interface.

11 Jan 2022

ASI restoring Tricolour hoisted at Chennai's Fort St George on August 15, 1947. Details here

The ASI has sought the help of the experts from the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research and Silk Board to assess the damage after which a suitable methodology was devised to preserve the flag.

09 Jan 2022

Excavations at ancient city of Vadnagar in Gujarat gain pace

The major thrust is on the north-eastern corner of the town, known as Ambaghat and explorations are simultaneously being done near Ambaji Kotha lake and in Vihar village.

09 Jan 2022

Women achievers to be felicitated at Azadi fest this month

On Republic Day, the Ministry of Defence will hold a function, ‘Shaheed Ko Shat Shat Naman’, in which families of martyrs will be invited.

05 Jan 2022

Process to fill positions in museum begins

The culture ministry has started the process to fill 27 posts under various groups ‘revived’ recently in one of the prominent museums,  National Museum, in Delhi.

21 Dec 2021

DD YouTube channels get maximum views from Pakistan

The YouTube channels of Doordarshan received more than 64 lakh views from Pakistan in 2018, which increased to about 1.33 crore in 2020.

19 Dec 2021

More than 600 posts vacant in museums across India, Centre informs Rajya Sabha

Culture minister G Kishan Reddy on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha that most of these posts had fallen vacant due to superannuation, death, loss of utility of some of these posts in digital era.

17 Dec 2021

Culture Ministry may reissue fresh bids for project outline of National Museum storage

Senior officials privy to the development said only two agencies had sent their bids, which were found to be unsatisfactory.

14 Dec 2021

Pandemic saw rise in cigarette smuggling

Cigarettes were among the most sought-after products smuggled into India during the coronavirus pandemic.

12 Dec 2021

Tourism officers in foreign countries to revive industry after pandemic

In addition to promotional activities such as round-the-clock multilingual tourist helpline, e-visa facilities for 156 countries and training for creating a pool of certified tourist facilitators.

12 Dec 2021

14 antiquities stolen from centrally protected sites in six years

Responding to the questions in Lok Sabha, Union Culture and Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy, however, said that adequate security had been made to prevent such incidents.

08 Dec 2021