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“Tribal Freedom Fighters’ Museums” being developed by Tribal Affairs Ministry

The Tribal Affairs Ministry has stated that all the nine museums dedicated to tribal freedom fighters will be completed by 2022. Out of the nine proposed museums sanctioned for tribal freedom fighters, two are nearing completion and the rest are at different stages of progress. New museums will be sanctioned in the future in collaboration ..

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Ieoh Ming Pei, Chinese-American architect behind buildings including glass pyramid outside Louvre in Paris passes away

Ieoh Ming Pei (102), the Chinese-American architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris, has passed away in Manhattan, United States on May 16, 2019. His designs are renowned for their emphasis on precision geometry, plain surfaces and natural light. He carried on working well into old age, creating one of ..

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Tate Modern overtakes British museum

The British museum was the UK’s most visitor attracting museum over a decade. It is now beaten by the Tate Modern museum which has 5.9 million visitors a year. It was opened in 2000. It has staged blockbuster exhibitions  of Picasso and Modigilani in 2018. In 2018, the Liverpool World museum had the maximum number ..

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New Delhi venue of India Water Impact Summit-2018

On December 5, India Water Impact Summit (IWIS-2018) has been inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi. The discussions this year will be on the rejuvenation of the Ganga River Basin. Here, the spotlight will be on 5 states viz. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi and Bihar, to showcase the efforts and ..

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May 18: International Museum Day

The International Museum Day is observed on May 18 across the world to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society. The 2018 theme was ‘Museums and Hyper Communication – New Approaches and New Public‘. Significance of theme Hyperconnectivity term was invented in 2001 to design multiple means of communication, such ..

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