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  • UNESCO’s Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage

    For Prelims: Intangible Culture Heritage, UNESCO, SDGs. For Mains: UNESCO’s Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Heritage and its...

    08 Jul 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Sant Tukaram 

    Why in News? Recently, Prime Minister inaugurated the Sant Tukaram Shila Mandir in the temple town of Dehu in the Pune district. Shila Mandir is...

    15 Jun 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Maya Technique of Maize Fortification

    Why in News? A study has thrown light on how Maya people fortified their maize with the chemical process known as 'nixtamalisation’ and also...

    14 Jun 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Central Advisory Board on Archaeology

    Why in News? Recently, the Government has re-constituted the Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA). What is CABA? It has been constituted...

    23 May 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Kanheri Caves

    For Prelims: Kanheri Caves, Buddhism, Vajrayana, Satavahana, Hinayana and Mahayana For Mains: Significance of the Buddhist architecture Why in...

    20 May 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Museums Grant Scheme

    Why in News? The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has granted Rs 3.75 crore under the ‘Upgradation of Museums Scheme’ as part of Museums...

    29 Apr 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • World Heritage Day

    Why in News? Every year, 18th April is celebrated as International Day for Monuments and Sites, also known as ‘World Heritage...

    18 Apr 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Konark Sun Temple to Run on Solar Energy

    For Prelims: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Konark Sun Temple, Kalinga Architecture, UNESCO world heritage site. For Mains: Indian Culture...

    03 Mar 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • PRASHAD Projects

    For Prelims: PRASHAD Scheme, Swadesh Darshan scheme, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Public-Private Partnership (PPP) For Mains:...

    08 Jan 2022 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Conservation of Konark Sun Temple: Odisha

    For Prelims: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Konark Sun Temple, King Narasimhadeva I, Kalinga Architecture, UNESCO world heritage...

    30 Dec 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Logos of Darjeeling Toy Train as Intellectual Property

    Why in News Recently, India has finally registered the logos (two) of the iconic ‘Toy Train’ internationally as its intellectual...

    08 Nov 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Qutub Minar

    Why in News Recently, steep stairways and wooden ramps among other changes have been brought at the World Heritage Site of Qutub Minar that will...

    22 Sep 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railways

    Why in News Recently, concerns were raised against the Centre’s proposed monetisation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR). Key...

    31 Aug 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • PRASHAD Scheme

    Why in News Recently, the Prime Minister has inaugurated various projects in Somnath, Gujarat under PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual,...

    20 Aug 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • India’s 40th World Heritage Site: Dholavira

    Why in News Recently, UNESCO has announced the Harappan city of Dholavira in Gujarat as India’s 40th world heritage site. It is the first site...

    28 Jul 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Six Sites in Tentative List of World Heritage Sites

    Why in News Recently, six Indian places have been added to the tentative list of UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

    22 May 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • World Heritage Day

    Why in News Every year, 18th April is celebrated as ‘International Day for Monuments and Sites’, also known as ‘World Heritage...

    19 Apr 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Rock Art (Part-2)

    Rock Art (Part-I) Rock-Cut Architecture About: The rock-cut architecture is a type of Rock Art in which a structure is created by carving it...

    09 Mar 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Rock Art (Part-1)

    About Rock Arts are ancient, human-made markings/paintings/sculptures made on natural stone. Rock art consists of paintings, drawings,...

    01 Mar 2021 Indian Heritage Sites

  • Hampi Stone Chariot

    Why in News The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken steps to protect the stone chariot inside Vittala Temple complex at the UNESCO World...

    07 Dec 2020 Indian Heritage Sites

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