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Monday, November 11, 2013
Heritage enthusiast seeks to demolish the myth of Bhagmati, with whom the city’s founder Mohd. Quli Qutb Shah is believed to have fallen madly in love, saying there is no inscription bearing her name or a trace of her grave
More on iconography AND: history
, monument and heritage site
, ruins and monuments
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Constructed by the Naaga kings, later developed and renovated by the Marathas and the Nayaks, Sri Soundarya Raja Perumal temple, Thiru Nagai, will sport a new look soon.
More on iconography AND: archaeological paintings
, traditional architecture
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July 18, 2013
Inscriptions are documents relating to a range of subjects – history and economy to administration and law. »
May 4, 2013
Police on Saturday nabbed four persons for allegedly trying to sell an antique conch for Rs.10 crore. The conch weighing 8.180 kgs was covered with silver metal and decorated with colourful stones...
March 28, 2013
As hollers and honkers and deadly traffic abound, a visitor to Charminar has simply no elbow room to grab a luxurious eyeful of the 16th century monument
May 18, 2010
They throw light on artistic and temple-building activities in Tondaimandalam and Raja Raja's grip on the region »
March 19, 2010
The lengthy quest of the Salar Jung Museum for a suitable place to permanently display the Nizam's jewellery has finally ended. Authorities have zeroed in on the Quli Qutb Shah Urban Development Au...
January 20, 2010
Three temples in Thanjavur and Ariyalur districts, namely the Brihadisvara temple, Iravateswarawamy temple and the Big temple at Gangaikondacholapuram built by the great Chola kings have bee...
September 29, 2009
A rock engraving, indicating clear remnants of Harappan culture, has been found in the Edakkal caves in neighbouring Wayanad district, linking the Indus Valley civilisation with South India.
September 12, 2009
Three metal idols of serpents and other artefacts dating back to the Megalithic era have been unearthed from a cist burial site at Oliyani near Kunnoni in Kottayam district of Kerala. The ma...
May 18, 2013
After many a hiccup, the Agha Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) finally commenced restoration work at the historic Qutb Shahi tombs here on Saturday. This follows permission given by the Wakf Tr...
May 2, 2013
Salar Jung Museum houses an impressive collection of walking sticks. Numbering about 250, they come in different shapes and sizes, in varied materials and for purposes more than one (helping one t...
March 24, 2011
If you like to know history and see different varieties of coins and currency notes, the newly opened Numismatic and Notaphily Museum, a part of the Corporation Bank Heritage Museum and Financial...
March 20, 2010
The Namakkal district authorities have stumbled upon a mud pot containing a large number of ancient copper coins in the Kolli Hills. According to a release from U. Saghayam, District Collector, the...
February 13, 2010
Sabarimala Sannidhanam witnessed heavy rush as hundreds of devotees from different parts of South India thronged the holy hillock to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa Temple on the first day in th...
October 3, 2009
Tamil literature has profuse quotes about the presence of Romans. All referred to them as Yavanas.The famous Pattu-pattu and Ettu-thokai; Silappadhikaram and Manimekhalai; and the Jivaka-Cin...
September 18, 2009
Out of a million coloured strands of diverse art tradition? is forged our rich craft heritage — Kamladevi Chattopadhyay
It is a celebration of these “million coloure...
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