User: anushyab Topic: Heritage
Category: Heritage
Last updated: Apr 18 2018 19:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Govt committed to preserve heritage buildings in state: Mamata 18.4.2018 General News
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government is committed to protect monuments and historical sites in the state. ?Today is International Day for Monuments and Sites. Our government is committed to the protection of monuments and historical sites,? Banerjee said in a Twitter post. "It is essential to preserve our heritage for our future generations," she added. Kolkata houses over 800 heritage buildings, which is among the highest in Indian cities, Kolkata Municipal Corporation officials said. The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 had declared April 18 as the World Heritage Day.
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Gujarat Officials Booked For Fraudulently Availing Farm Subsidy 15.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two government officials and four others have been booked for allegedly forging documents of farmers to withdraw almost Rs 1 crore under a government subsidy scheme to build farm ponds, police said.
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Lessons in indigo: Vietnam’s rich craft heritage 13.4.2018 Hindu: Travel
When India’s famous linen designer visited Sa Pa in Vietnam and returned with renewed love and big plans for the dark blue dye
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Relais & Châteaux announce April 10 as first charity day 10.4.2018 General News
Relais & Châteaux, the foremost association of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs with more than 572 members across 66 countries, introduced the first Charity Day for the Indian Subcontinent today. Looking ahead, the regional delegation shall come together each year to commemorate 10th April as the day dedicated towards upholding the commitment to responsible tourism and giving back to the local community.Each member already, in their own way, has been helping the communities they are located in. Most of them are in remote locations and have been able to provide employment, sustain the local community and even help in infrastructure development, education and healthcare for the villages around them. Their initiatives are continuous and year-round for the local communities, and this particular day was chosen to put a spotlight on noteworthy causes, gather awareness and spread the spirit of giving and goodwill."As a testament of our unwavering pledge towards ...
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Relais & Châteaux announce April 10 as first charity day 10.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr 10 (NewsVoir): Relais & Châteaux, the foremost association of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs with more than 572 members across 66 countries, introduced the
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‘Go beyond the boundaries of buildings’: 60 minutes with Brinda Somaya 31.3.2018 Hindu: Health
From rebuilding an earthquake-ravaged village to collaborating on complex Mumbai high-rises, this architect has done it all
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Such a long journey, on stage 26.3.2018 Hindu: Home
On March 27, celebrated as World Theatre Day, well known theatre practitioners in Hyderabad debate on the diversity of themes, challenges in stage craft and niggles that need to be ironed out
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Such a long journey, on stage 26.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
On March 27, celebrated as World Theatre Day, well known theatre practitioners in Hyderabad debate on the diversity of themes, challenges in stage craft and niggles that need to be ironed out
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Mann Ki Baat: Modi speaks on Ambedkar, MSP; audio on NaMo app; updates 26.3.2018 Latest News
Modi hailed the roles of Bhimrao Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Ram Manohar Lohia, Charan Singh and Devi Lal for recognising agriculture, farmers and the poor and backward of India
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Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat full text: PM hails Babasaheb Ambedkar, talks about MSP, affordable healthcare 25.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
In his Mann Ki Baat address, Narendra Modi also touched upon a range of issues from affordable healthcare and agriculture to yoga, Babasaheb Ambedkar and Clean India. Read full text here.
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Modi's Mann Ki Baat: MSP, affordable healthcare, Ambedkar; 5 key highlights 25.3.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Modi said that it was Dr Ambedkar who dreamt of India as an industrial powerhouse and he was working towards fulfilling Ambedkar's dreams
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Read full speech of PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat speech 25.3.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Today is the holy day of Ram Navami. My heartiest greetings to countrymen on this pious, festive occasion. We have seen how closely the power of ‘Ram Naam’, the chant of Lord Ram’s name, permeated every moment of revered Bapu’s life. A while ago, when distinguished dignitaries of all ASEAN Countries were here on the 26th of January, they were accompanied by cultural troupes from their respective countries. And it’s a matter of immense pride that a majority of these countries presented the Ramayan in front of us. This signifies that Ram & Ramayan continues to inspire and have a positive impact, not just in India, but in that part of the world too. Once again, my best wishes to all of you on the occasion of Ramnavami. My dear countrymen, just like every time earlier, I have received a rather large number of letters, e mails, phone calls and comments from you. I read a post written on MyGov by Komal Thakkar ji, where she has referred to starting on-line courses for Sanskrit. ...
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English rendering of PM’s address in Mann Ki Baat Programme on All India Radio (25th March, 2018) 25.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Today is the holy day of Ram Navami. My heartiest greetings to countrymen on this pious, festive occasion. We have seen how closely the power of ‘Ram Naam’, the chant of Lord Ram’s name, permeated every moment of revered Bapu’s life.
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Mann Ki Baat full text: PM Modi hails Ambedkar, sends Ram Navami greetings 25.3.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
PM Narendra Modi said he believed that Swachch Bharat and Swasth Bharat were supplementary to each other, and the nation had now moved ahead from the conventional approach in the health sector
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Development of Ganga River 22.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India has allocated/released Rs.1,675.00 crore to National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), out of which, NMCG has released/utilized Rs.1,062.81 crore to state agencies/executing agencies for development of Ganga River during the financial year   2016-17.
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Vice President's Message On World Water Day: Reduce, Reuse And Recycle 22.3.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called on people to reduce, reuse and recycle water on World Water Day 2018. The day, observed every year March 22, is a day about focussing attention on the...
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On World Water Day PM Modi Highlights Importance Of "Jal Shakti" 22.3.2018 NDTV News - India-news
On the occasion of World Water Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet highlighted the importance of "Jal Shakti" and said that when people conserves water, cities, villages and farmers benefit...
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Conserve every drop 21.3.2018 Hindu: Opinion
Before the water crisis situation turns more alarming, we have to collectively act — now and here
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Conserve every drop 21.3.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
Before the water crisis situation turns more alarming, we have to collectively act — now and here
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National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) becomes the World’s First Trusted Digital Repository 20.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, implemented by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) has been certified as the world’s first Trusted Digital Repository as per ISO 16363:2012 standard, granted by Primary Trustworthy Digital Repository Authorisation Body Ltd. (PTAB), United Kingdom.
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