Divya A reports on travel, tourism, culture and social issues – not necessarily in that order – for The Indian Express. She’s been a journalist for over a decade now, working with Khaleej Times and The Times of India, before settling down at Express. Besides writing/ editing news reports, she indulges her pen to write short stories. As Sanskriti Prabha Dutt Fellow for Excellence in Journalism, she is researching on the lives of the children of sex workers in India.
An exhibition captures the bonhomie and grandeur of first Asian Relations Conference organised by Jawaharlal Nehru.
E-tourist visa, or e-TV, is an electronically obtained travel permit that a tourist visiting India can apply for, without having to visit the concerned Indian Embassy or High Commission.
The departure of the man with a passion for arts and theatre has left a group of peers riled.
RTE is causing several low-cost private schools to shut down, unwittingly depriving children of education.
Delhi’s National Museum has lent 101 such paintings from its collection to the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, for a month-long exhibition.
How a photo blog rescued Nepal quake survivors and their families.
National Museum head who did ‘good work’ shifted, LKA in govt hands since April 1.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York showcases the biggest-ever collection of Indo-Islamic art.
Tamil writer D’Cruz argued that Dalit voices should be spread around the world through translation of Dalit literature.
Days numbered as it is now going to make way for government-run Hastkala Academy
King’s Park Street — a 3.5-acre cultural facility under Rajouri Garden flyover — is finally up and running
Krishna Circuit, Muslim Circuit, Nature Tourism Circuit among the ones to be developed.
On its end, the Ministry of Culture has envisaged a concept wherein schools will be turned into “interpretation centres” for tourists.
Singapore opens a window to the hybrid culture of Peranakan Chinese settlers through an exhibition in the city.
Filmmakers Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena examine depleting forest food for tribals in their film.
The Indian Culinary Institute (ICI) comes under the Tourism Ministry.
Ban Ki-moon reiterated UN’s commitment to giving equal rights and entitlement to “those with different sexual orientation”.
A tourist security plan has was launched on Friday that includes setting up of a 24x7 tourist helpline and deployment of tourist police.
A joint venture between ASI and IRCTC aims to facilitate e-ticketing for all heritage monuments in the country.
An ASI team has visited the site to assess the requirements for its restoration and the funds required.
Sources told Newsline that officials had sought clarifications on the inter-linkage between various agencies involved
Former MP Nitish Bharadwaj returns to House, as Mahabharata’s Lord Krishna
There are around 30 lakh female sex workers in India, with 35.47 percent of them entering the trade before the age of 18 years.
The PHC is known for being among the best in the district on the scale of management and service delivery.
The first-of-its-kind virtual store, from the stable of Snapdeal.com, was inaugurated by Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor.
The shortlist included the likes of Delhi Haat, Center for Social Research, Yamuna Biodiversity Park, Katha and Khoj.
The Centre has come to the rescue of cyclone-hit states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha for the restoration of government-run tourist facilities.
The third edition of Mehfil-e-Gangojamun honoured three young and unpublished poets
The third edition of Mehfil-e-Gangojamun honoured three young and unpublished poets.
Next year, South Africa will celebrate 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's historic journey from South Africa to India.
The fourth edition of the annual event held at India Habitat Centre, and is tipped to be bigger than before.
Over 11,000 rare artefacts and artworks from across 10 government museums go digital.
The song directly targets the mindset of fathers, presenting before them a positive scenario where girls can thrive and develop to their full potential.
Delhi Tourism Dept wants them to celebrate statehood days, national days and festivals at Dilli Haat.
From 36 air-conditioned cabins, Delhi Eye offers a bird's eye view of popular sites in a span of 20 minutes.
Also on the agenda is the declaration of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC Year for Cultural Heritage.