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Pune’s Cycles Museum: Ride into the past on two wheels

The collection also includes bicycle accessories such as gears, seats, dynamos, air pumps, lamps, etc., that Pendse would collect from his travels and visits to antique stores around the world. There is even a cycle shop, inspired from the early 1950s.

Ancient Yaksha statue’s foot found damaged

When contacted, Ashok Nath Tripathy, the museum’s media officer, claimed, “It is not damage. It was done in the course of a chemical process.


Indian Museum director quits

A few months ago, Venugopal was questioned by the West Bengal CID on the disappearance of Upadhyay.

Indian Museum Board meets to fix responsibility for damage to Mauryan lion capital

Priceless 2,200-yr-old artefact had allegedly broken into two in Dec 2013; Culture Ministry wants 7 museum officials punished.

The missing ‘whistleblower’ of Indian Museum

The Kolkata police, who are currently probing the disappearance, have questioned several employees of the museum, including director B Venugopal.

Make Indian Museum a port of call for every tourist: PM

Manmohan Singh inaugurated the newly-renovated campus of the Indian Museum.


National Museum staff try to cover up damage

The Indian Museum is undergoing renovation ahead of its bicentenary in February 2014.

Hole in La Marts wall spits out two dozen 'fossilised' birds' bones

The Zoological Survey of India suggested that the remains,discovered late on Monday,may be of a species of crows.

Chinese minister limits his Kolkata visit to cultural events

The one-day visit of Chinese Minister for Commerce Chen Dening to Kolkata on Sunday left both political and administrative circles in the state intrigued.

It’s deja vu,but with a difference

The Tsunami,which hit Japan on March 11 brought cities in Japan to a rubble,but Shigeki Endo was one of the lucky survivors.