Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Current Affairs, GK & News

Three monuments identified as Adarash Smarak: Andhra Pradesh

Three monuments in the State of Andhra Pradesh have been identified under the Adarsh Smarak Scheme. These monuments will be provided with additional amenities and will be made into more tourist-friendly sites.   Highlights This was announced by the Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region G Kishan Reddy The Buddhist ..

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Museum on Subhash Chandra Bose to be set up in Kolkata

The Government of India is to open a museum on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on January 23, 2022. The museum is to be set up in Kolkata. The museum is to be inaugurated on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji. The Government of India is also planning to reprint some of the books written by ..

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Association of Buddhist Tour Operator (ABTO) International Convention

On December 10, 2020, the Union Minister of state for tourism and culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Association of Buddhist our operators International Convention in New Delhi. The convention is to be held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. Recent development in the tourism sector of India During the inauguration ceremony the Minister ..

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Varanasi Annapurna Idol: Key Highlights

The Varanasi Annapurna idol is being brought back to India after a century from Canada. It was stolen from a Varanasi temple about a century ago. This 18th century sculpture is carved in the ‘Benares style’ and is a representation of the goddess of food. The goddess is represented as holding a bowl of kheer ..

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April 18: World Heritage Day

Every year April 18 is observed as the World Heritage Day. The day is also celebrated as the International Day of Monuments and sites. Highlights The World Heritage Day is celebrated to create awareness about diversity, heritage and vulnerability of the monuments and heritage sites. The World Heritage sites are defined as man-made areas or ..

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