The state Water Resources Department will take up the work of levelling the place and ensure it does not get inundated in rains. The entry of tourists, pilgrims and parishioners will be banned during this period.
An ASI official has said that the footfall at the popular UNESCO world heritage site, Ajanta caves, needs to be abated amid growing concerns about the paintings inside.
The Centre is not releasing funds for Bengal as a result of which the state is suffering. Despite that, Mamata has decided to increase financial assistance for puja committees.
While Kolkata gets ready to celebrate the annual Durga Puja - now inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - here is out top pick of the centuries old family pujas (bonedi...
The Durga Puja festival of Kolkata has been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
The Centre is not releasing funds for the state. Despite that, we will increase donations for the clubs from last year's Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000. We will also provide them a rebate of 60 per cent on the electricity bill.
The country had received the honour of Kolkata's Durga Puja being inscribed on the coveted list at the committee's 16th session held at Paris, France.
Launched in April this year, everyday at 6 am, Namboothiri takes lessons of traditional way of chanting of 'Jaiminiya Samaveda' for four young students belonging to Namboothiri-Brahmin families--teaching them the complex...
The Neral-Matheran line falls under the United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) tentative list of World Heritage Sites
The 20-km long narrow gauge Neral-Matheran train came to a grinding halt three years back as the railway line was severely damaged due to torrential rains and...
Union Minister Amit Shah said since 2001, visionary ideas of PM Narendra Modi, the then CM of Gujarat, have laid the foundation for creating world-class...
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The project is being led by Belgian landscape architect, Bas Smets, along with a team of urban planning agency GRAU and architecture agency Neufville-Gayet
The government has announced India's election to the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO's 2003 Convention for the 2022-2026 cycle.
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The former MP said he had raised the issue with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) more than a year ago, but is yet to receive a response to his letter.
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