heritage sites

Culture Ministry focuses on promotion of heritage sites on small islands

The aim is to provide public amenities such as washrooms, free WiFi, and cafeteria and also accelerate conservation and preservation of the protected sites.

published on : 15th November 2021

Bastions of heritage

Divided into three sections, this walk will explain the seven cities of Delhi, the history of the fifth city Firozabad, and the supernatural aspect of the fort.  

published on : 24th October 2021

Heritage structures in Karnataka lie in state of ruin

Historian Suresh Moona says in 1986, Prof KN Iyengar, archaeology professor who started Karnataka Heritage Society, identified over 800 heritage structures in Bengaluru.

published on : 10th October 2021

Delhi archaeology department draws plan to upkeep heritage sites

In absence of any mechanism for continuing maintenance in place and non-availability of skilled workforce, some of the structures are susceptible to de-generation again.

published on : 27th September 2021

Call to protect heritage sites in Kochi

In 2019, globally renowned travel guide Lonely Planet had named Kochi among the top 10 cities in the world to be visited in 2020.

published on : 24th September 2021

Goud seeks UNESCO tag for more Telangana monuments

Goud also sought the Union Minister’s intervention to approve companies and organisations interested in adopting historic monuments as part of the Centre’s ‘Monument Mitra’ initiative.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage status at risk

The reef has suffered three mass coral bleaching events in the past five years and has been battered by several cyclones, and outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish that eat the coral.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Mindful practices to manage heritage

Heritage management is not just giving a solution or documenting the heritage but also looking into the people.

published on : 31st May 2021

Bhubaneswar, continuous heritage of 2,500 years

The old town of Bhubaneswar showcases an illustrious and unbroken heritage of more than 2,500 years, exhibited by its magnificent monuments and temples.

published on : 12th May 2021

Fight over tiles stalls restoration of Delhi's 500-year-old mausoleum 'Subz Burj'

Conservation of 500-year-old Subz Burj is halted as ASI objects to the restoration work done by Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

published on : 7th July 2019