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What’s behind Iconic Tourist Sites initiative?

During her Budget speech earlier this month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that 17 “Iconic Tourist Sites” in the country would be developed by the government “into world class tourist destinations, to serve as a model for other tourism sites”.

Delhi: Police arrest ‘spiritual guru’ who posed as Culture Ministry director

The accused also opened up a dance academy in Delhi and is an MA graduate in Kathak, police said. “He has three personal security officers and other security facilities,” an officer said.

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Govt to soon fill top posts in organisations under Ministry of Culture

Around 50 high-level posts are currently lying vacant in about 15 organisations under the Ministry with as many as 36 of these to be filled up in Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) alone.

RTI reply cites Nehru statement — made 13 years after death

Darve was told that Nehru, in 1977, expressed the fear that any such move would “affect bilateral relations”.

Dandi Memorial Project tops Culture Ministry agenda

With Modi mentioning Upadhyay’s birth centenary in a speech, the Culture Ministry is waking up to the new political order.

Field of menhirs promises to shed new light on history of Mizos

‘Great Gateway’ site puts Mizoram on archaeological map of India.

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Mizoram set to enter India's archaeological map: Ministry

The giant menhirs,have been the subject of speculation and awe in the state.

City heads to UNESCO for world heritage status

In 2006-07 Chandigarh came up on the tentative list drawn up by UNESCO but in 2010,decision on it was deferred again.

Royal Treatment,Almost

British Library brings its popular exhibition on Mughals to Delhi,but only a facsimile version

Kumar appointed DG of National Library,Kolkata

P Y Rajendra Kumar was appointed as Director General,National Library,Kolkata,by the Ministry of Culture Friday.

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