CULTURAL HERITAGE

  • Travelogue: Jodhpur's Ranbanka Palace is a perfect heritage classic weekend getaway January 25, 2014

    Is a relaxing, solitary, but entertaining classic getaway on your wish list? Kaalbelia dances, delightful puppet shows, mouth watering 'laal maas' and the traditional paintings at the Ranbanka Palace Hotel in this historic Rajasthan town could provide the answer. A weekend trip to the "classic heritage property", a title awarded by...
  • Syria's cultural heritage being looted, destroyed: UNESCO August 30, 2013

    As the world argues over how to prevent more civilian deaths in Syria, UNESCO warned on Thursday that a rich cultural heritage was being devastated by the conflict now in its third year. Clashes have damaged historical sites and buildings throughout the country, from Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque to the Crac des...
  • RDay parade: Cultural heritage, military might on display January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A kaleidoscopic view of the country's rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade on Saturday on the 8km stretch from Rajpath to Red Fort. An eager audience on both sides of the imposing Rajpath, the country's ceremonial boulevard facing the...
  • Dilip Kumar's birthday to be celebrated in Pakistan December 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's 90th birthday Tuesday will be celebrated in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province where he was born before he migrated to India. The Cultural Heritage Council (CHC) of Khyper Pakhtoonkhwa will mark the occasion in Peshawar, an Indian peace activist said here Sunday. "The CHC has decided to...
  • Is Delhi ready to become the cultural capital of the world? January 27, 2012

    Watch the discussion on whether Delhi is ready to become the cultural capital of the world. ...