Art and Culture News

Natesa of Rajasthan temple returns to India

Natesa, a rare sandstone idol in the 9th century, is returning to the country from London after its theft 22 years ago.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jul 2020

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Royal family of Travancore got the managerial rights over Padmanabhaswamy Temple as per Supreme Court Judgement

posted by Jawwad Kazi 14th Jul 2020

Postal stamps of Vedanta Desikan unveiled

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu unveiled commemorative postage stamps on the 750th birth anniversary of ‘Vedanta Desikan’ a religious philosopher, at the Sardar Patel Conference hall at the Vice-President’s secretariat.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 4th May 2019

World Heritage Day 2019

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 had decided to celebrate April 18 as as the International Day for Monuments and Sites or World Heritage Day.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 18th Apr 2019

More than 19,500 mother tongues spoken in India: Census

There are 121 languages which are spoken by 10,000 or more people in India, which has a population of 121 crore

posted by Jawwad Kazi 2nd Jul 2018