Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Libraries & Museums

Evangelist Cop: Ganauli’s Lal Bahar Has Helped To Launch 200 Village Libraries In 15 Months

Dec 10, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

Bahar is an inspector with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He has launched a mission to open libraries in villages across India.

1 Dead, Six Injured In Stabbing At Canadian Library

Mar 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair expressed shock and sadness over the incident, calling it a 'senseless act of violence'.

‘Will Show He Was True Nationalist’: Hindu Mahasabha Opens Nathuram Godse Library

The dedicated study centre will inform the young generation about various aspects of the Partition of India, an official said

2300-year-old Mummy Saved From Damage As Rainwater Enters Jaipur’s Albert Hall Museum

Aug 19, 2020 Tabeenah Anjum

Though the ancient Egyptian mummy escaped the damage, several other artefacts and paintings were drenched in the rain water.

Finally, India's First Dinosaur Museum Park Inaugurated In Gujarat

A government release claimed the museum and park, situated in Raiyoli village in Balanisor taluka, was the country's first such facility and the world's third.

03 June, 2019

'Trump Baby Blimp' Used As Protest Symbol Against US President To Be Acquired By London Museum

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The Museum of London on Monday announced its ambition to acquire two giant balloons depicting as babies US President Donald Trump and city Mayor Sadiq Khan as part of its permanent 'Protest' collection.

29 May, 2019

Uttarakhand: BJP Library Gets Quran After PM Modi's Appeal To Win Over Minorities

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Uttarakhand BJP President Ajay Bhatt welcomed the gesture.

11 March, 2019

New Museum Celebrates Essence Of Bengali Nationalism

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The newly opened experiential museum "Icons of Nationalism: From the Soil of Bengal" in the National Library at Alipore celebrates the essence of Bengali nationalism and Bengal's icons who dedicated their lives to India's freedom from the colonial rule

23 January, 2019

PM Modi Inaugurates Museum On Subhash Chandra Bose At Red Fort

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The museum on Bose and the Indian National Army showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.

19 January, 2019

PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates First Museum Of Indian Cinema, Says Films Are Reflection Of Society

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PM Modi said that the Indian cinema has gone global and it has an audience in every nooks and corner of the world today.

03 January, 2019

India Rejects Trump's Jibe At PM On ‘Library In Afghanistan’

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India has rejected the US President Donald Trump's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding of a library in the war-ravaged country of Afghanistan.


30 December, 2018

Majority Indian Museums Not Prepared For Fire: Global Expert

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Vinod Daniel, who is also a board member of Paris-based International Council of Museums (ICOM), said, museums in India should immediately do a risk management exercise.

04 September, 2018

Diamonds, Emeralds, Gold Tiffin Box Stolen From Nizam's Museum In Hyderabad

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The tiffin box, cup, saucer and spoon belonged to the family of Nizams, the rulers of erstwhile Hyderabad State.

28 August, 2018

We Are Democratising Nehru Memorial: NMML Responds To Manmohan Singh's Letter

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The Congress vehemently opposes setting up a museum for all former prime ministers in the Teen Murti Bhavan complex, saying it would dilute the legacy of India’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru.

27 June, 2018

How Coins, Currencies Changed Character Over Time

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Gupta, Roman and Islamic coins and shared currencies of India & Pakistan and East & West Germany feature in ‘India and the World’ exhibition on in Delhi

27 May, 2018

How Clay Gives Eye-Sight To A Lofty Line-up of Classical Actor-Dancers

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

A small Kerala pocket with big cultural heritage is celebrating its association with three Kathakali icons. On the occasion, a look at multi-faceted Sadanam K. Harikumaran’s sculptures of Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair, Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair and Keezhpadam Kumaran Nair, among others:

25 September, 2017

Kerala's 188 Years Old Library Is All Set To Become Blind-Friendly

Outlook Web Bureau

The library is housing one of the finest collections of rare titles starting from 16th century, was established in the year 1829.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz