living heritage

Udaipur’s vintage Rolls-Royce wins US trophy (With Images)

August 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has become the first Indian to win at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance event with ... Read more...

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Udaipur’s Mewar gets UN award for saving India’s living heritage

June 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur, the second Indian to win the eighth Women Together Award for "Contribution to Universal Culture ... Read more...

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Medley of Indian classical dances as ode to rivers

September 23rd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A medley of classical dance genres drawn from seven forms -- Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam and Kathakali -- will capture here the essence ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘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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India’s ex-judge, Grameen supporters rally behind Yunus

February 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has condemned the vilification campaign against Grameen micro credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, while a group of prominent world ... Read more...

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‘Patang’ brings Gujarat’s kite flying to Berlinale

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Berlin, Feb 3 (IANS) Jaideep Punjabi and Prashant Bhargava, two New Yorkers of Indian origin, have glided into town with "Patang", a cheerful film about the people of Ahmedabad, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 100 Scottish clan chiefs gather for Edinburgh’s Highland Games

July 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, July 26 (ANI): The largest ever gathering of Scottish clan chiefs was organized in Edinburgh on Sunday. It was attended by international highland athletes, outstanding pipers and captivating highland dancers besides ... Read more...

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Kalam hails ‘multi-racial living culture’ of Malaysian cities

August 31st, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Aug 31 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J Abdul Kalam has praised the conservation effort that has gone into preserving the multi-racial "living culture" of George Town, Malakka and other ... Read more...

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Malaysia, India once lifted trade ban for a dance

August 9th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 9 (IANS) Memories of the time when the Malaysian and Indian governments lifted a ban on trade of peacock feathers, just for 24 hours, to facilitate a dance performance ... Read more...

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French archaeologists look for new heritage sites in India

March 4th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Gwalior, Mar 4 (ANI): French archaeologists along with their Indian counterparts are looking for heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh that could be included in the UNESCO's heritage list. Presently, the team is in ... Read more...

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Elephanta Cave festival wows Maharashtrians

February 16th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by admin
Elephanta Island (Maharashtra), Feb.16 (ANI): The two-day Elephanta Festival concluded here on Saturday with visitors expressing happiness and joy over being exposed to the living heritage of Indian dance, sculpture and art. For ... Read more...

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