• The Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) has initiated a pilot project for restoring the heritage of Mumbai’s Fort precinct. The model “heritage lane” is an attempt to reiterate the heritage lane of MG road to its past glory. The magnanimous heritage buildings along the stretch of 900 metres on this road are likely to regain their […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  •   The initiative for exploring world heritage and culture by Google Arts and Culture has brought exciting stories from worldwide on a single web platform. The central idea of the online portal is to exhibit the varied art and culture of humankind. The exhibition shapes up as an attempt to pay tribute to humanity’s greatest […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • The Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) has initiated a pilot project for restoring the heritage of Mumbai’s Fort precinct. The model “heritage lane” is an attempt to reiterate the heritage lane of MG road to its past glory. The magnanimous heritage buildings along the stretch of 900 metres on this road are likely to regain their […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  •   The initiative for exploring world heritage and culture by Google Arts and Culture has brought exciting stories from worldwide on a single web platform. The central idea of the online portal is to exhibit the varied art and culture of humankind. The exhibition shapes up as an attempt to pay tribute to humanity’s greatest […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • The National Monument Authority has put forth a public notice issuing a draft of heritage bylaws. These laws specifically imply for the conservation and restoration of the Nizamuddin basti group of monuments in Delhi. The authority works under the Ministry of Culture, India. The draft is designed in consultation with the Aga Khan Trust for […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • The minister for Town and Country Planning Goa, Vijay Sardesai’s board has adopted and approved for a comprehensive development plan for the state. It outlays a major initiative towards heritage conservation in the form of “Goan Tinto Project”. Through this project, the government intends to make initiatives for building conservation and restoration. The inception of […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm

Incheon declared World Book Capital for 2015 by UNESCO

The city of Incheon in the South Korea has been named World Book Capital for the year 2015 by UNESCO and the international organisations representing the three major sectors of the book industry the International Publishers Association (IPA), the International Booksellers Federation (IBF) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The committee […]

European Commission to set up Indias first heritage lab in Ahmedabad

European Commission has planned to set up Indias first Cultural Heritage and Management Venture Lab in Ahmedabad which is going to develop tactics to incorporate heritage resources. It would preserve and promote local artisans and heritage resource-persons, and develop tourism. It is for the first time that the commission through the Spanish body Casa de […]

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