To attract more visitors to two less popular heritage sites associated with the revolt of 1857 — Indian Freedom Struggle — in the Indian capital of Delhi, the State Archeology Department (SAD) has planned to set up two museums at Mutiny Memorial in Kamala Nehru Ridge and Qudsia Bagh near Kashmiri Gate Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT).
The Malaysian National Heritage Department (JWN), which is conducting archeological excavation near Sungai Muda in Kampung Padang Chicak, Jeneri, Sik, Kedah, since last Jan. 3 has found an ancient iron ore smelting site in the area.
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) proclaimed 2019 year of heritage in the Islamic world in application of the resolution of the Tenth Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers.
Chinese executive, Miao Qing, spitted into a specially designed container, destined for a lab where her saliva will be analyzed and sequenced, offering an insight into her genetic makeup and — more importantly — her ancestry.
Dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean such as Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Medieval City of Rhodes are under severe threat of coastal erosion and flooding due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years, a study has warned.
The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will visit Myanmar’s ancient city Bagan in September for inspection assessment to decide whether the city should be placed into World Heritage list.
The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has lifted the ban on photography within the premises of India's protected monuments and sites, with the exception of three monuments. The move comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned the validity of the outmoded rule, sputniknews.com reported.