PM Modi’s gifts to G7 leaders reflect India’s rich heritage | Photos

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 11:58 [IST] New Delhi, Jun 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who concluded his visit to Germany on Tuesday, presented gifts to leaders of G7 Summit. “Interacted with several world leaders & participated in a memorable community program in Munich. We were able to discuss many issues … Read more

With tourism on road to recovery, Telangana pins hopes on ecotourism, caravans and heritage sites

On Sundays, the rush of people visiting Hyderabad’s Tank Bund Road, NTR Marg and PVNR Marg, the three circumferential roads around the city’s iconic Hussainsagar lake, is reminiscent of the pre-Covid times. Surging crowds at Lumbini Park, NTR Gardens, NTR memorial and other nearby business establishments and the presence of a large number of hawkers … Read more

Hues of Khurja: Heritage, process and changing trends of pottery in the ceramic city

Approximately two hours from Delhi is the ceramic city of Khurja – famous for its colorful pottery, glass, and ceramic works. A quick getaway from Delhi, Khurja provides sight to the sore eyes, a blissful respite as it welcomes you to her colorful by-lanes and alleys. Nestled among lush green mango orchards, dotted with sugarcane … Read more

Hyderabad’s Nizam-era library up for a facelift: New web portal, restoration of heritage building, and digitisation of books on the cards

The State Central Library at Afzalgunj, one of the oldest libraries of Hyderabad that flourished alongside many iconic Nizam-era monuments on the banks of river Musi, is all set to receive a new lease of life. Over the last week, multiple aspects have finally fallen in place for the library that has been reeling under … Read more

Explained: Puri Heritage Corridor case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court reserved its orders on petitions against excavation and construction work by the Odisha government along the Puri Jagannath temple as part of the Puri Heritage Corridor Project. A Bench comprising Justices BR Gavai and Hima Kohli is set to pronounce its orders on Friday. What is the case about? The … Read more

Maldives is preserving its pre-Islamic heritage, with some help from India

A financial grant of approximately Rs. 2.75 crores (4 million Maldivian rufiyaa) by India is helping restore one of the many archeological sites in the Maldives, that are remnants of the country’s Buddhist past. Last week, the two countries signed seven Memorandums of Understanding, which also included the preservation of heritage sites, under which the … Read more