National Museum

  • National Museum to host digital engagement programme 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Museum is hosting a workshop in the capital September 25 aimed at enabling museums across the country hone their digital technology skills. The British Council has organised this two-day workshop, titled "How to Create a Digital Engagement Programme in Your Museum", where training will be given to...
  • Mittal's niece ties the knot in a big fat wedding in Spain December 16, 2013

    London: The niece of one of the world's richest Indians, Lakshmi N Mittal, tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in the Spanish city of Barcelona at an estimated cost of 50 million pounds, triggering a controversy. Shristi Mittal, the daughter of the billionaire steel tycoon's younger brother Pramod, got married...
  • Google Art project takes National museum online April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Artworks from the National Museum and the National Gallery of Modern Art would now be accessible at the touch of a keystroke with Culture Ministry today announcing a partnership with Google, that allows people to view art and stroll through museums across the world, online. The two art institutions...
  • Ustad Amjad Ali enthralls National Museum December 19, 2010

    National Museum celebrated its 50th Establishment Day and reopened a gallery showcasing rare musical instruments. ...
  • US museum finds secret message in Lincoln's watch March 11, 2009

    Washington: A gold watch owned by Abraham Lincoln bears a message marking the start of the US Civil War, but the president never knew of the "secret" inscription uncovered on Tuesday at the National Museum of American History. The engraving, by watchmaker Jonathan Dillon, is dated April 13, 1861, and...
  • Narayanhiti palace converted into national museum June 16, 2008

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister GP Koirala on Monday hoisted the Nepalese flag at the Narayanhiti palace, converting the 124yearold sprawling complex into a national museum, which will showcase the diamondstudded crown surrendered by deposed monarch Gyanendra and a Mercedes Benz gifted to his grandfather by Adolf Hitler. Prime Minister Koirala formally unveiled...
  • Delhi museum fights for 'space' June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The National Museum is filled with treasures including coins that date back to the times of Humayun and Akbar, a dancing girl from Mohanjadaro and a statue of a Gandhara Buddha. But the display can only be compared to that of the tip of the iceberg. Of the twolakh...
  • Museums get hitech security cover August 20, 2006

    New Delhi: After airports, vital government installations and historical monuments, two of the country's most prominent museums showcasing rare artifacts and jewellery have been given a hitech security cover. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has upgraded security at the National Museum in Delhi and the Salar Jung Museum in...