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Ancient kiln replica being built in China


June 10th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) A replica of a kiln dating back to the Song dynasty (960-1279) is being rebuilt in a Chinese city which has a history of producing quality ... Read more...

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National Museum set for complete facelift


April 18th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The National Museum is preparing for a makeover with a massive structural renovation of the built facade and interiors, the process of which has been ... Read more...

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‘Restored Viceregal lodge can be future restoration model’


April 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Noted economist Deepak Nayyar, former vice chancellor of Delhi University, Monday said the restoration of the Viceregal lodge on the campus, which has been continuously ... Read more...

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What is World Heritage Day?


April 18th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As the country celebrates World Heritage Day Monday, here's how it all started.In 1982, a symposium organised by the International Council of Monuments and Sites ... Read more...

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Rethinking heritage conservation in India (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Conservation of India's millenia old cultural and architectural heritage will be the focus of the third Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture organised by the Indian National ... Read more...

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‘Recognise Yamuna as heritage entity’ (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 17th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 17 (IANS) More than a month after ascetics embarked on a 1,000-km journey on foot to call for the restoration of the original glory of the Yamuna, ... Read more...

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China has 870,000 intangible heritage items


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): China has over 870,000 intangible culture heritage items that need protection.The China Daily quoted a national culture survey as saying that the study had been carried out ... Read more...

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Controversy over students wearing American flag t-shirts on Cinco De Mayo


May 7th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, May 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five students caused a huge controversy when they wore the America Flag shirts and bandannas to their school on Cinco De Mayo. The school authorities sent the ... Read more...

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Four Non-Hispanic Students Thrown Out Of Their High School Campus For Sporting T-Shirts Containing The American Flag


May 7th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Worries remain immensely high at a California high school, where four non-Hispanic students were ordered to go home earlier this week for sporting T-shirts of ... Read more...

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Celebrating World Heritage Day with the youth (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With an aim to educate the youth about protection, preservation and propagation of Indian heritage, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) conducted various fun-filled activities at the ... Read more...

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Citizens demand heritage city status for Agra


April 17th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 17 (IANS) Ahead of the polls, several citizens' groups have asked candidates of various political parties to support their demand for heritage city status to Agra visited by ... Read more...

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Students highlight need to preserve Kashmir’s rich culture on World Heritage Day


April 18th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): School students staged a rally on Friday to mark World Heritage Day.The rally was organised to create awareness among the people about the rich cultural heritage of ... Read more...

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ASI asks public to adopt monuments on World Heritage Day


April 18th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) launched its 'Adopt a Heritage' scheme here on the occasion of World Heritage Day Friday in a bid to involve the public ... Read more...

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Lesser-known Agra monuments cry for attention


April 18th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 18 (IANS) Heritage protection in Agra is "Taj centric", ignoring in the process dozens of lesser-known protected monuments that are in a shambles, say conservationists as World Heritage ... Read more...

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