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Indian Museum


How can museums stay relevant? Museum man Vinod Daniel has answers

December 22, 2019 8:03 am

Daniel, chairman of the board for AusHeritage, has worked closely on museum projects pan-India, including the Madras Museum, the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in Delhi.

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

June 04, 2019 12:36 pm

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

February 26, 2015 12:19 am

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

January 21, 2015 3:00 am

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

November 05, 2014 2:46 pm

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

August 12, 2014 12:14 am

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

February 05, 2014 6:05 pm

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

National Museum staff try to cover up damage

December 28, 2013 4:01 am

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

October 09, 2013 1:58 am

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

August 27, 2012 3:37 am

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.


Express Wanderlust: After months, Kolkata's Indian Museum reopens its doors for visitors

August 18, 2021 5:40 pm

As the Indian Museum in Kolkata reopens its gate for the public, let's have a look at its rich history and details.