C-DAC opens a centre to keep born-digital data safe
The first tool under this project, Digitalaya, was launched recently as a part of C-DAC's 30th Foundation Day.
Rare pencil portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, worth over £8,000, and his hand-written letters to go under the hammer
The sketch that shows Gandhi w...
Stories of inspiration from rejection
Before JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series was a commercial and critical hit, Rowling was struggling to ma...
Time to regain past glory: PM Narendra Modi on India-Iran ties
Modi today said it was time for the two countries to "march together" by regaining the "past glory" of historical ties which had witnessed its share of "ups and downs".
Karnataka gets hyperactive about heritage, begins digitising historical records scattered across India
Modern technology to aid Karnataka State Archives in their attempt to collect, index and digitise the state's history.
Christie’s auction totals £5,159,725
The top lot, Missal, Use of Udine, Illuminated Manuscript on Vellum, (Vienna, c.1430-35) realised £1,082,500/$1,854,323/€1,365,033.
Date with history: The forgotten surveyor who redrew maps after Tipu's defeat
Colonel Colin Mackenzie was the first surveyor general of India.
'History of Peshwas gathering dust for want of translators'
Historian Mandar Lawate has lamented what he termed the government's "apathy" when it comes to bringing to light the full glory and true history.
Government spends Rs 25 lakh this fiscal for archives' digitisation
Noting that some documents were in good shape, Sharma said the government would work towards ensuring the safety of manuscripts and old documents.
Arunachal Pradesh calling! Treasure the experience of being in the lap of nature
Offering gorgeous nature trails, Roing district is criss-crossed with numerous streams, rivers and rivulets.
A look inside the marriage of the world’s richest couple Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos
“I think my wife is resourceful, smart, brainy, and hot, but I had the good fortune of having seen her résumé before I met her, so I knew exactly what her SATs were,” he joked to Vogue.
Neil Armstrong's bag containing traces of moon dust sells for a whopping $1.8 million
The bag was auctioned on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of mankind's first moon landing.
105-year-old Urdu copy of Shri Ramcharitmanas found
The copy of Shri Ramcharitmanas, printed in Urdu way back in 1910 at Lahore, was found in a pile of torn books 3 years ago in a scrap market in Delhi.
Viceroy set up Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death probe: UK website
Lord Archibald Wavell informed his council of ministers on August 27, 1945 that he had initiated a probe into the death.
When Hemendranath Mazumdar's 1974 painting fetched Rs 15.63 crore at an auction
Jehangir Sabavala’s painting too witnessed competitive bidding.
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