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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The sanctity of the Shore Temple at Mamallapuram was violated last Thursday when thousands of PMK cadres clambered on to it and hoisted flags of the party and Vanniyar Sangham. In the proces...
More on cultural anthropology AND: hinduism
, parties and movements
, Tamil Nadu
, traditional architecture
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
France’s Louvre museum is getting a new director, the man who is leading the restoration of its most famous Greek sculpture and has his hands in some of the institution’s latest efforts to expand...
More on cultural anthropology AND: arts, culture and entertainment
, arts (general)
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Mita Kapur takes a peek into The General Amar Singh Museum and Library at Castle Kanota, Rajasthan, and finds an extraordinary Rajput aristocrat.
More on cultural anthropology AND: bronzes and carvings
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March 27, 2013
A team of experts from Accenture IT company in The Netherlands here to study human resource development, business development and health programmes took time off to explore Madurai’s cultural heri...
September 22, 2012
Vayu Naidu walks into The Anatomist — an exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace — and finds that Leonardo’s poignant drawings see the art in the marvel of the human body. »
August 26, 2012
The urn burial site dates back to the Megalithic or Iron Age
April 26, 2012
The State government has planned to bring in two laws on the heritage protection front, one proposing the establishment of a Heritage Commission and the other envisaging the creation of an exclusiv...
December 30, 2011
The nannangady (burial urn) believed to be of megalithic era recently excavated from a construction site near Ramakkalmedu in Idukki district throw light on the possibility of carbon dating for fu...
September 17, 2011
Over a hundred sculptures from connoisseur Siddharth Bhansali's collection were on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art recently. The collection covers a time-span of 1,500 years.
February 7, 2011
The BJP has threatened to launch an agitation if the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) went ahead with the proposal to handover maintenance of temples at Tirumala and surrounding places to the...
January 18, 2011
Dedicated to the memory of Satish Saberwal, anthropologist, this book has two objectives. The first is to understand the sustainable subsistence systems in two villages of eastern Gujarat, i...
December 17, 2010
Not often one comes across a non-Indian speaking an Indian regional language and that too a complex one like Tamil. But, Jean-Luc Chevillard from France, startles everyone with his linguistic excel...
October 18, 2010
Remnants of ancient cave and earthen pots were discovered while clearing soil for laying platform for constructing a house at Kinanur-Karinthalam locality close to Nileshwaram town near here...
November 26, 2012
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is planning to prepare site management plans for world heritage monuments in Tamil Nadu on the lines of the one adopted in Hampi, Karnataka, according to G.
August 27, 2012
Historian Pradeep Chakravarthy’s talk on ECR explored the various temples and inscriptions that reflect life and society centuries ago
May 5, 2012
An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall. The Smithsonian announce...
January 14, 2012
Discovering Idukki, a project to explore and document the rich heritage of the district has been started and in the first phase of the project a heritage museum will be opened at the district head...
September 22, 2011
The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that the issue of opening Kallara ‘B' at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple would be considered only after the documentation of the artefacts, found in the oth...
February 12, 2011
Many of the buildings in this hill station which had hitherto been seen by the majority of the people as just a part the town’s skyline will henceforth make them pause and take a secon...
MARAYUR (Idukki district),
January 30, 2011
Hundreds of muniyaras, the dolmens of the Megalithic age, are in a state of ruin here in the absence of proper care and systematic protection over the years.
Muniyaras, made of thre...
January 1, 2011
The enormous tourism potentials of the country’s heritage sites are yet to be effectively tapped, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Superintendent archaeologist K.K. Mohammed h...
December 14, 2010
Of the 25 authors writing about women and their issues, nearly half happen to be men in the true Saiva-Saktha (Tantra) tradition
August 12, 2010
Hundreds of glass beads, beads made of semi-precious stones and terracotta, fragmented bangles, pot herds with graffiti marks are some of the rare excavations made at Sengalur village in Kul...
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