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Aug 05, 2019
Kolkata-based projects explore sustainable heritage through conservation talks, augmented realityThe dialogue on sustainable heritage has been initiated by two Kolkata-based projects: 'Envisioning the Indian City' and 'Timescape: Kolkata', which aim to address pressing issues of heritage conservation involving active community participation.
Jul 25, 2019
Messbari Project: Saving Kolkata's ancient men's hostels, once home to luminaries, from fading into oblivionThe 'Messbari Project' by Heritage Walk Calcutta shoulders the monumental task of tracing and documenting these age-old urban hostels of Kolkata, that were once home to cultural greats of Bengal. The project aims to initiate a conversation on sustainable heritage conservation, and the messbaris of Kolkata are bearers of the city's formidable socio-cultural legacies through the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Jan 15, 2018
CISF takes over security cover of Victoria Memorial in Kolkata; move to revamp surveillance systemThe security of the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall in the city was on Monday handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
May 15, 2017
Victoria Memorial Hall to be available on Google Arts and Culture project on International Museum dayCome International Museum Day on May 18, one can virtually explore the galleries of Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) at the click of a button, courtesy the Google Arts and Culture project, an official said on Monday.
Jan 26, 2017
Victoria Memorial should be converted into a museum on British atrocities: TharoorPolitician and writer Shashi Tharoor has said the Victoria Memorial Hall in the metropolis should be converted into a museum on atrocities by the British during its rule in the country.
Nov 25, 2013
Virtually tour Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall via Google Art ProjectThanks to the Google Art Project, millions of people across the globe will be able to virtually discover and explore the artworks housed in the iconic monument.