Culture of India

Basava Jayanthi 2017

2/5/2017 | Culture of India | religion |Read more

On the occasion of Basava Jayanti 2017, PM Modi released the translated volumes of Vachanas in 23 Indian languages. About Basava: Basavanna Jayanti, o ...

Channakeshava temple

20/4/2017 | Culture of India | Architecture |Read more

The Channakeshava temple in Belur — a masterpiece of Hoysala architecture — turned 900 this year. About the temple: Chennakeshava Temple or Somnathpur ...

Padayani Dance

6/4/2017 | Culture of India | Music and dance |Read more

Padayani festival was recently celebrated in Kerala. About Padayani Dance Padayani dance is one of the popular traditional folk dances of Kerala state ...

Mahi Ink

22/3/2017 | Culture of India | Literature and Theatre |Read more

Researchers are planning to recreate the lost techniques of manuscript writing which is inked to the marketing of heritage tourism and the development ...

HRIDAY

25/2/2017 | Culture of India | Culture |Read more

Ministry of Urban Development has approved development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat at a cost of Rs.16.27 cr under the Central S ...

Muziris Heritage Project

20/2/2017 | Culture of India | Architecture |Read more

The uniquely ambitious Muziris Heritage Project (MHP) is on the cusp of being revitalised. About the Muziris Heritage Project: The Government of Keral ...

Kambala

25/1/2017 | Culture of India | Culture |Read more

Karnataka High Court's division bench in an interim order in November 2016 had stayed holding of Kambala on a petition by PETA challenging it in view ...

Kuchipudi

26/12/2016 | Culture of India | Dance and Music |Read more

Andhra Pradesh’s own classical dance ‘Kuchipudi’ has found a place in the Guinness World Records yet again when a record 6,117 dancers came together t ...

Kohinoor Diamond

17/11/2016 | Culture of India | Indo Europe |Read more

The Centre told the Supreme Court that the Kohinoor diamond, though a “symbol of victory” for the British Empire, represented the “sentiments of the p ...

Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana

10/10/2016 | Culture of India | Culture |Read more

Ministry of Urban Development has approved projects worth Rs.114 cr under Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) for imp ...

Sabarimala spiritual circuit

6/9/2016 | Culture of India | religion |Read more

The centre has approved the Sabarimala spiritual circuit. The approval was given by the Union Ministry of Tourism. Under this 99.98 crores rupees will ...

New Sited Added into UNESCO World Heritage List

19/7/2016 | Culture of India | International Institutions |Read more

UNESCO added nine new locations to its list of World Heritage Sites. During a ten day gathering in Istanbul, the organization added spots in Greece, S ...

Shyam Benegal committee submits recommendations on film certification

28/4/2016 | Culture of India | Art and Culture |Read more

A committee chaired by eminent filmmaker Shyam Benegal has submitted its recommendations to the government. Recommendation of committee: CBFC should o ...

Muziris project

22/3/2016 | Culture of India | Culture |Read more

The first phase of the Muziris Heritage Project was recently inaugurated by the President in Kerala. This project was started six years ago by the Ker ...

Decoding Of Three Medieval Copper Plates

17/3/2016 | Culture of India | Medieval History |Read more

Researchers from the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI), which houses South Asia’s largest collection of manuscripts and rare texts, have d ...

Sammakka Saralamma Jatara

24/2/2016 | Culture of India | Festivals |Read more

Sammakka Sarakka Jathara or Medaram Jathara is the largest tribal religious congregation in the country. The biannual Jathara takes place at Medaram v ...

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