By Rajiv Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:58 PM IST
For us, vacations almost always meant going to overcrowded and jam-packed hill stations in the neighbouring states. Travelling to a remote, exotic destination of historical significance, seeing heritage temples in the company of a childhood friend was something new
Great Indian Journeys: Thomas Cook India, SOTC Travel partner with Amar Chitra Katha to bring alive India’s heritage
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Thomas Cook India, SOTC Travel and Amar Chitra Katha join hands to provide a four-five day itinerary through historic locales like Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Udaipur, Mathura, Hampi, Delhi, Agra and offer young explorers to discover India’s rich heritage and iconic attractions with the launch of ‘Great Indian Journeys’
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Every year, April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day to promote cultural heritage via activities which are undertaken by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 11:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Wave to the Maharajah. And keep your seat-belt on. Next week’s show of Air India memorabilia combines history, aviation and nostalgia
Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The Museum of Music in Paris, whose collection includes a 2,500-year-old flute made of a vulture bone, has recently begun experimenting with the technique in an effort to better preserve period instruments.
Cairo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 02:34 PM IST
The squeaky-voiced puppet, with a wooden head, red conical hat, thin painted moustache and a bright red cloth cloak, was recognised by UNESCO in 2018 as part of the planet’s intangible cultural heritage.
Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2019 06:28 PM IST
Old homes, havelis, factories and mills are being reinvented as exciting and unexpected places to live, work and unwind.
Shimla | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 04:33 PM IST
Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) has recently given its in-principle approval for the renovation of the heritage building which was renamed as Rashtrapati Nivas after Independence, IIAS director Makarand R Paranjape said on Monday.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 12:11 PM IST
Principal Anupkiran Kaur read the school’s annual report. The primary school students gave dance performances based on different themes such as clean India and saying no to plastic.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar, Tauru (nuh)
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 01:44 AM IST
A three-and-a-half acre complex with seven tombs in Tauru, Nuh, represents different architectural styles from the Tughlaq, Lodhi, post-Lodhi and early Mughal periods. Built from the 14th century onwards, the structures are decaying for lack of upkeep.
HT Tourism Conclave 2019: ‘Delhi has so much to offer, plays, poetry, mushaira, but these are not being showcased as cultural heritage.’
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Swapna Liddle, Convenor, INTACH Delhi Chapter, and Rana Safvi, historian and author, discuss the potential of heritage tourism in India at the HT Tourism Conclave.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 04:57 PM IST
At the HT Tourism Conclave, visionaries from the tourism industry will discuss strategies that will change the way we think tourism.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 07:43 PM IST
Many governments have opted for retrofitting of old buildings or their adaptive reuse. The Centre should take into account both history and the need to create a world-class capital
Hindustan Times | By Shweta Kushe
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:25 PM IST
In the heart of the Chinese capital are remnants from another time — town houses originally meant for the nobility, the interiors still covered in tapestries, red silk, porcelain and the old stone carvings.
By Shikha Jain
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 08:05 AM IST
Findings reveal the possibility of unearthing more archaeological remains from sites within the district and need to consolidate them to tell Gurugram’s history.
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, San Francisco
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 03:00 PM IST
The fourth pillar to Microsoft’s $125-miilion AI for Good programmes - called AI for Cultural Heritage - was announced by the company’s President Brad Smith.
New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 07:34 AM IST
The pilot programme, which started on July 6, is being run jointly by the non-profit organizations, Sahapedia and the Business and Community Foundation.
Bloomberg | By Karen Leigh and Ana Monteiro
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 12:02 PM IST
The Revolutionary Guards said there had been no confrontation with foreign ships, including from the UK, in the past 24 hours, the semi-official Fars news reported.
Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Every passing year has dealt a further blow to the stability of its rare cast-iron structure, oldest of its kind in India
Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 02:30 PM IST
Trump on Thursday rolled out the system that would prioritise high-skilled workers over those who already have relatives in the country when determining who receives green cards.
Hindustan Times | By Shivam Saxena and Etti Bali, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 07:28 PM IST
The Capital’s rich history lives in its countless monuments, many of them now hidden by the urban sprawl. But we have your back. A day before World Heritage Day, our lensman Shivam Saxena unearths some monuments dating back to the Sultans and Badshahs, and beyond.
By Shikha Jain
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 09:41 AM IST
Considering that the Bloomberg Study in 2019 has rated Gurugram as the most polluted city in the world, there is need to put a halt to urban growth.
Hindustan Times | By Kunal Vijayakar
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Kunal Vijayakar looks back on Victory Stall, forgotten gems and one of the most precious recipe books in the city’s history.
Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 03:43 PM IST
Puducherry is gearing up to apply for a ‘heritage city’ tag. Once a French colony, the Union Territory’s interesting blend of Tamil and colonial architecture, is a draw for tourists. But are conservation efforts focused only on the built heritage?
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 10:09 PM IST
CM Yogi Adityanath said, “This time, 3200 non-resident Indians from 70 countries bathed in Kumbh. More than 15 High Court judges including governors, and chief ministers also reached Kumbh.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 10:16 PM IST
Film star Salman Khan has promised that he will help Madhya Pradesh in the field of tourism and heritage, announced chief minister Kamal Nath on Thursday.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 05:57 PM IST
Meet Anuraag Saxena, an activist, author, and founder of India Pride Project (IPP) – a citizen’s group that aims to bring back India’s stolen or pilfered heritage.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Gunjan Joshi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 01:39 PM IST
An international training programme on ‘Sharing stories on contested histories’ for heritage professionals was recently conducted from December 2 to December 14, 2018 by the Cultural Heritage Agency, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands and the Reinwardt Academy, Netherlands.
Peshawar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Panj Tirath, which got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees.