Articles about Ministry of Culture

ASI to conduct excavations at Qutub Minar amid Gyanvapi row

22 May 2022

India
ASI to conduct excavations at Qutub Minar amid Gyanvapi row

Following the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque, a debate has now erupted over Delhi's Qutub Minar.

BTS members can join military late, South Korea passes law

06 Dec 2020

Entertainment
BTS members can join military late, South Korea passes law

BTS, the Korean pop sensation, has been given a satisfying respite.

All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

02 Jul 2020

India
All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

In a major development, all monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.

ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

25 Nov 2018

Delhi
ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

Almost 4,000 historical sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) may have to junk their "closed-after-the-sunset" dictum and remain open for visitors till 9 pm, if a blueprint being prepared by the Ministry of Culture sees the light of day.

Spinning charkha may have positive effect on mental health: Study

20 Nov 2018

India
Spinning charkha may have positive effect on mental health: Study

Spinning charkha for 1-hour daily may improve concentration, multitasking abilities, patience and mind-body coordination of children and youth, a study claims.

India to get world-class costume museum in Goa next March

27 Oct 2018

India
India to get world-class costume museum in Goa next March

A 450-year-old house in Goa will be converted into a world-class fashion museum by March 2019 with recognition of the International Committee of Museology, a global body to promote research and theoretical thinking within the museum world.

On Gandhi Jayanti, Railways' coaches to bear Swachch Bharat logo

27 Aug 2018

India
On Gandhi Jayanti, Railways' coaches to bear Swachch Bharat logo

To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, all the coaches of the Indian Railways will display the logo of the government's pet project 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' and the national flag.

Railways plans veg-only menu to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti

21 May 2018

India
Railways plans veg-only menu to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Gandhi Jayanti, the Indian Railways has put forth a proposal to serve only vegetarian food on railway premises and trains on 2nd October for 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Generated 2.53L central-government jobs in 2 years: Government in Budget-2018

06 Feb 2018

India
Generated 2.53L central-government jobs in 2 years: Government in Budget-2018

In Budget 2018, the government proposed various measures for generating more employment opportunities. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said they would create as many as 75 lakh jobs.