Ministry of Culture: News
04 Jul 2023Shah Faesal
Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shah Faesal on Tuesday said that Article 370—the constitutional provision that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir—is a "thing of the past, and there is no going back."
01 Apr 2023Chennai
The Tamil Nadu Police has booked a teacher of the reputed dance college at Chennai's Kalakshetra Foundation for allegedly sexually harassing an alumna.
19 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
The process to declare Ram Setu a national heritage monument is underway in the Ministry of Culture, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Thursday.
01 Jan 2023Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
In a shocking revelation, the Ministry of Culture informed the Parliament that up to 50 of India's 3,693 protected monuments are "untraceable."
17 Sep 2022Narendra Modi
The Ministry of Culture has launched a 16-day e-auction of renowned and memorable gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mark his 72nd birthday on Saturday.
13 Aug 2022Jammu And Kashmir
Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who resigned from the bureaucracy in 2019 to launch his political party only to leave politics later, has been appointed deputy secretary in the Culture Ministry.
24 May 2022Delhi
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday submitted its response to Delhi's Saket court, opposing a plea to revive a temple at the site of the Qutub Minar.
22 May 2022Delhi
The officials at the Union Ministry of Culture have rubbished reports stating it had ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct excavations at Qutub Minar in Delhi.
06 Dec 2020South Korea
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02 Jul 2020Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
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.
25 Nov 2018India
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.
20 Nov 2018World Health Organization
Spinning charkha for 1-hour daily may improve concentration, multitasking abilities, patience and mind-body coordination of children and youth, a study claims.
27 Oct 2018Goa
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.
27 Aug 2018India
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.
21 May 2018Indian Railways
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.