Bhopal loses another heritage structure

While the whole country is celebrating on Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles getting inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, heritage lovers in Bhopal have gone into ...
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Himachal’s Chintpurni temple to be developed

One of the famous and richest Hindu shrines, Chintpurni in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district will be developed with the central assistance of Rs 50 crore for promoting religious ...
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PM inaugurates new ASI building

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, inaugurated Dharohar Bhawan – the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), – in Tilak Marg in New ...
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Woodcarving, an integral part of local architecture & interiors of Gujarat, Jay Thakkar

‘There are many documentation done on the wooden architecture of Gujarat but major of them look at the functions, spaces and the form. What is missed out is ...
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CAC to refurbish Ambala, Shimla railway stations

Good news is that increasingly architects have started taking interest in refurbishing our old railway stations. Now, the Chandigarh architecture college faculty and students have come forward to ...
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UNESCO adds 8 pre-Islamic Iranian sites to heritage list

UNESCO has added 8 pre-Islamic Iranian sites to heritage list at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Manama being held since 24 June. The sites collectively appear on ...
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Kanakakkunnu Palace flora digitally documented

With the digitisation of Kanakakkunnu Palace flora, visitors at this heritage monument can easily access the plant taxonamy on smartphone. For nature enthusiasts, the concept of digital flora ...
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Mumbai city inscribed on the World Heritage List

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the “Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai” has been inscribed on  UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The decision was taken ...
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Lake Turkana National Parks inscribed on List of World Heritage in Danger

The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since 24 June, decided to inscribe the Lake Turkana National Parks on the List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because ...
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10 heritage sites to raise their sanitation standards

Ten new heritage sites of the country have firmed up action plans for raising their sanitation standards to exemplary levels. These places are Sri Raghavendra Swami Mutt Mantralayam ...
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