WORLD HERITAGE DAY 2021

Beyond the Built, Ar. Neha Nair

'Each style of architecture, when brought to the country, molded itself with the indigenous practices to produce a unique outcome. The beauty of these...

Italy’s ‘Dying Town’ seeks UNESCO heritage nod

Civita’s past, present and future are the stuff of a geologist’s dream, with a major landslide that occurred in 1114 still under study today. “During...

Archaeologists unearth ‘ancient Egyptian Pompeii’ near Luxor

Archaeologists have recently uncovered a large ancient pharaonic city that had lain unseen for centuries near some of Egypt’s best known monuments. 'The city...

Sabarmati riverfront to get longer with open gyms and restaurants

The Sabarmati riverfront, one of Ahmedabad’s most defining landscapes which has hosted at least three heads of state, is set to get longer and...

BMC to restore two British-era cannons at Ghatkopar garden

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will restore and beautify historic cannons from the British era lying inside Ghatkopar’s Lions Children Park. The BMC recently approved plans...

By a hill in Jharkhand, Buddhist remains from a millennium ago

Earlier this year, the Archaeological Survey of India announced a major discovery in Bahoranpur village of Gurhet panchayat in Hazaribagh’s Sadar block, about 12-km...

Chandni Chowk revamp done, CM to unveil 1.3-km stretch

The 1.3-km stretch between Red Fort and Fatehpuri Mosque has been renovated and beautified as part of the project to redevelop Delhi’s walled city,...

Monuments and museums under ASI to remain closed

All monuments, museums and sites under the central government's control will be closed till 15 May because of a massive surge in COVID-19 cases in the...