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Art and ethnicity of Kanjivaram silk saree: From tradition to contemporary trend

Through innovative interpretations and contemporary twists, Kanjivaram sarees are trending while staying true to its custom, artistry and ethnicity roots.

Art and ethnicity of Kanjivaram silk saree: From tradition to contemporary trend in Indian fashion (Photos from Twitter)
Published on Apr 29, 2024 01:34 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

World Heritage Day: A walk down the archival fashion road

On World Heritage Day today, we explore the timeless beauty of archival fashion and its recent popularity

Sonam A Kapoor wore a skirt, blouse and dupatta set made from vintage old Banarasi saree featuring antique embroidery from Jigya Patel. She paired it with 80-year-old antique jewellery(Photo: Instagram)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 11:58 AM IST
ByShweta Sunny

World Heritage Day: Apoorva Arora loves Delhi's options for historical sites

On World Heritage Day (April 18), actor Apoorva Arora reconnects with her roots in Delhi to explore its historical beauty as she visits Pir Ghaib with HT City.

Actor Apoorva Arora visited Pir Ghaib in Kamla Nehru Ridge to mark World Heritage Day.(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 12:09 AM IST
ByKriti Kambiri

World Heritage Day 2024: Date, history, significance of the day

World Heritage Day 2024: From history to significance, here's all that you need to know about the special day.

World Heritage Day 2024: Every year the occasion is observed on April 18.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 04:22 PM IST
By, Delhi

World Heritage Day| Storyteller Maroof Umar’s love for heritage takes him places

Ahead of World Heritage Day, on April 18, we spoke to Umar Maroof ‘Culmen' (29) about his work in the field and love for heritage storytelling.

Heritage storyteller Maroof Umar makes content for his Instagram page @maroofculmen
Updated on Apr 16, 2024 11:42 PM IST

Ramadan revival: Libyan volunteers preserve culinary heritage with Bazin meals

During Ramadan, residents of Tajura, Libya, come together to serve 300 Bazin meals daily, showcasing communal solidarity.

Libyan volunteers cook 300 free meals daily for Ramadan fasting.(AP)
Published on Mar 21, 2024 05:04 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Six Madhya Pradesh heritage sites included in tentative UNESCO list

Madhya Pradesh rejoices as six heritage sites earn a spot on UNESCO's tentative list, marking a proud moment for the state's cultural heritage.

Madhya Pradesh celebrates a milestone as six of its heritage sites make it to the tentative UNESCO list.
Published on Mar 17, 2024 03:13 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Burhanpur

Vikas and Virasat has got a boost in past 10 years: PM Modi in Guwahati

Addressing his first public meeting at Assam’s Guwahati ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the PM blamed previous governments for failing to ensure development

PM Modi addressed a public gathering in Assam’s Guwahati on Sunday (Twitter Photo)
Published on Feb 04, 2024 02:19 PM IST

Tourists stranded as Peru protests block access to Machu Picchu

Peru protests, that began late last week, have left hundreds of tourists, who flock to Machu Picchu from all over the world, unable to reach the site.

A llama is seen near the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru, in this December 2, 2014 file photo. Tourists stranded as Peru protests block access to Machu Picchu (REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil//File Photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2024 03:14 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

How Archaeological Survey of India is conserving Lucknow’s iconic Rumi Darwaza, inch by inch

A dedicated team of archaeologists has given a fresh lease of life to the 18th-century structure of the Nawabi era in Lucknow’s Old City area

Restoration work under way at the Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2024 07:54 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Guest Column: What is heritage about Chandigarh?

Chandigarh has its own traditions that transcend generations, but what is the true value of its “heritage” that we are so pressed on preserving?

Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret boating at Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 21, 2024 07:52 AM IST
ByJM Balamurugan

Gorakhpur Mahotsav to offer a preview of Pran Pratishtha

Mahotsav, jointly organised by the ministry of tourism and district authorities, is set to be inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Jaiveer Singh.

Gorakhpur: 'Shaligram' stones, which will be used to carve idols of Lord Ram and Goddess Janaki to be installed in the main temple complex of the under-construction Ram Mandir, being dispatched from Gorakhnath Temple to Ayodhya, in Gorakhpur, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Jan 10, 2024 10:21 PM IST
By, Gorakhpur

Museum displaying Punjab’s history comes up in Ludhiana

The museum displays models of pre-independence places including Lahore, Kartarpur Sahib, among others, with the motive to preserve the history

Cabinet minister Gurmeet Singh Khuddian, member Rajya Sabha Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal inaugurating “Jannat-e-Jarkhar” museum in Ludhiana. (HT)
Updated on Jan 02, 2024 06:16 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Committed to preserving Ayodhya’s culture, ensuring growth: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The Union railways minister said that the railway sector received renewed impetus during the tenure of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government

Union Minister for Railways and Communications Ashwini Vaishnaw (ANI)
Updated on Dec 31, 2023 01:29 AM IST
By, Ayodhya

‘Determined to preserve rich heritage’: PM Modi ahead of Ayodhya visit

PM Modi will visit Ayodhya on Saturday around 11:15 am and inaugurate projects worth ₹11,100 crore.

Prime minister Narendra Modi. (PTI)
Published on Dec 29, 2023 11:02 PM IST

Northeast Festival kicks off: Minister Meenakashi Lekhi says region safe and its infrastructure tourism-ready

Since its inception in 2013, the festival has contributed to a significant rise in boosting tourism in the northeastern states, besides creating more awareness about the region.

HT Image
Published on Dec 23, 2023 08:50 AM IST

India has finally come out of slave mentality, says PM in Mathura

Earlier, Modi also offered prayers at the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in temple town in Uttar Pradesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates actor and BJP MP Hema Malini during ‘Mirabai Janmotsav’ on the occasion of 525th birth anniversary of the poet and Lord Krishna devotee, in Mathura, Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 06:38 AM IST

Day not far when devotees will have Lord Krishna’s ‘divya darshan’ in Mathura: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi attends Braj Raj Utsav in Mathura marking 525th birth anniversary of 16-century saint-poet Mirabai

PM Narendra Modi offering prayers at ‘Garbh Grah’ (sanctum sanctorum) at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura on November 23. (HT photo)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 05:32 AM IST

Madras Art Weekend set to showcase over 100 artists from November 29

Madras Art Weekend's second edition, from November 29, will showcase over 100 artists, talks and workshops on the theme “narratives around the community.”

Second edition of Madras Art Weekend to host over 100 artists, talks, and workshops across Chennai's heritage sites. (Representative image)(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 23, 2023 01:40 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, New Delhi

Meghalaya plans small museum at old Assembly building for heritage tourism

Meghalaya eyeing heritage tourism in Shillong and other cities, plans to have small museum at old Assembly building: CM Sangma

Meghalaya plans small museum at old Assembly building for heritage tourism (Photo by Twitter/AhamadNooh)
Published on Nov 22, 2023 03:02 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shillong

JUST LIKE THAT | Indians and their proclivity for data

A receptivity to interconnectedness comes naturally to us. Philosophy teaches us that even at the smallest atom, matter is part of an indivisible whole

The pandas of Rishikesh and Haridwar maintain what could arguably be the most extensive corpus of genealogies anywhere in the world. (PTI)
Published on Nov 12, 2023 09:16 AM IST

Kashmir: A Pashtun village resisting cultural assimilation

Locals are lamenting an inability to preserve their language and heritage.

The community has grappled with sentiments of political alienation and social exclusion.(Samaan Lateef/DW)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 01:36 PM IST
By | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Nagaland's Autumn Festival showcases indigenous inhabitants of local heritage

The Autumn festival offers people a taste of the vibrant Hornbill festival, gives a chance to learn about Nagas - indigenous inhabitants of Nagaland's heritage

Artists dressed in traditional Naga attires perform during the two-day Autumn Festival 2023 at Nagaland House, in New Delhi (ANI Photo/Mohd Zakir)
Published on Nov 05, 2023 03:02 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi [india]

The ultimate travel guide for the ICC World Cup 2023 in Dharamshala

The ongoing cricket ICC World Cup 2023 has renewed tourists’ interest in exploring the hill town and its expansive culture.

Located in the Kangra district, Triund offers a captivating trek with Kangra Valley and Dhauladhar range views.
Published on Oct 28, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Kerala Tourism plans to launch microsites for promoting pilgrimage tourism

Kerala Tourism is preparing to introduce a series of microsites aimed at showcasing the state's abundant heritage.

Kerala Tourism to launch microsites promoting state's heritage.(Unsplash/Abhishek Prasad)
Published on Oct 28, 2023 11:06 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Thiruvananthapuram

Home decor ideas: Tips to incorporate Indian crafts into modern interior design

Explore how you can infuse the soul of traditional Indian crafts into your modern interior design, creating a unique and captivating ambiance in your home.

Traditional Indian crafts are finding their way into contemporary interior design, creating spaces that blend timeless elegance with modern aesthetics.(Pixabay)
Published on Oct 24, 2023 12:50 PM IST

8 years on, Chandigarh finance secretary yet to convene heritage compensation committee meet

According to the notification issued in 2014, the Union home ministry had stated that to preserve a privately owned property in its original form due to its inherent heritage value, the owner, if willing, would be offered an alternate site of the same area

HT Image
Updated on Oct 23, 2023 08:54 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Punjab govt comes out with policy to engage social media influencers

Under the category ‘A’, there will be a maximum compensation of ₹8 lakh per campaign for an influencer having more than one million subscribers base

This policy is envisioned to amplify the state’s diverse cultural, heritage, and governance narratives through collaborative partnerships with social media influencers. (Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 22, 2023 07:44 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Chandigarh

Yogi lays foundation stone for 23 cr Naval Gallantry Museum in Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath also announced that the state is actively working towards the formation of a state waterway authority to harness the abundant water resources in Uttar Pradesh for transportation.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath (HT File)
Published on Oct 21, 2023 06:35 PM IST

Long ignored Chhoti Baradari in Lko finally getting a face-lift

Though most part of the structure is destroyed, the remaining part will help in restoration work. “About 1/4th part is still there which will be used to make the new structure. Marble similar to the one used in the old edifice will be brought from Rajasthan.

Renovation of the crumbling Chhoti Baradari began on Tuesday. (Sourced)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 07:34 AM IST
ByAakash Ghosh
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