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At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat
Life

At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat

One of the researchers who worked on the exhibition held at the National Museum said that nearly 80 percent of the Indus Valley people's protein intake was meat-based. As an explanation for why meat, which was supposed to be part of the food tasting at the exhibition, was excluded, a museum officer cited the museum's rule against serving meat on the premises

Delhi's National Museum drops non-veg food from event on India's culinary history, cites 'sentimental' reasons behind move
India

Delhi's National Museum drops non-veg food from event on India's culinary history, cites 'sentimental' reasons behind move

The additional director general of the museum Subrata Nath told PTI that OSMS did not discuss in detail the non-vegetarian part of the menu with the museum officials.

Bacterial spray might help us conserve decaying monuments, research says
science

Bacterial spray might help us conserve decaying monuments, research says

A spray of organisms along with calcium carbonate can help preserve the exteriors of monuments.

Hyderabad Nizam's jewels put on display at Delhi's National Museum boast of spectacular gems, craftsmanship
Life

Hyderabad Nizam's jewels put on display at Delhi's National Museum boast of spectacular gems, craftsmanship

One of the last great imperial jewelry collections of the world, the intrinsic value of the Hyderabad Nizam's jewels is immense. Experts lament that this collection is not permanently displayed, since it speaks volumes about Indian craftsmanship

Fire engulfs 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, destroys priceless artifacts including collections from Brazil's royal family
World

Fire engulfs 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, destroys priceless artifacts including collections from Brazil's royal family

The esteemed museum in Rio de Janeiro housed artifacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil

Mohenjodaro 'Dancing Girl' statue is Parvati, says ICHR's latest research paper
India

Mohenjodaro 'Dancing Girl' statue is Parvati, says ICHR's latest research paper

The latest research paper of the Indian Council of Historical Research published in the Hindi journal Itihaas states that the 'Dancing Girl' of Mohenjodaro is actually Goddess Parvati

Archaeologist B R Mani who led excavation work in Ayodha appointed National Museum chief
India

Archaeologist B R Mani who led excavation work in Ayodha appointed National Museum chief

Archaeologist B R Mani, who had supervised the excavation work in the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya in 2003, was appointed as director general of National Museum.

Cultural bodies suffer as Modi govt fails to fill in senior positions
Politics

Cultural bodies suffer as Modi govt fails to fill in senior positions

Even as the Narendra Modi government has taken over, senior positions in cultural bodies, including the National Museum, Lalit Kala Akademi, Salar Jung Museum and National Archives of India, remain vacant.

Google Art Project launched in India
News & Analysis

Google Art Project launched in India

With several aspects of our lives going virtual, it is only fair to treat one's love of art the same way. Enter Google ...