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Ranchi Regional CentrePGD in Arts and Crafts Course will start soon at IGNCA Ranchi Regional Centre

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Dainik BHaskar 12.06.2018
National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA)

National Cultural Audiovisual Archives Becomes the World’s First Trusted Digital Repository

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Indian Express | India Blooms | League of India | The Pioneer | Hindustan Times | PIB | Maharashtra Times | Infodea


Exhibition on Ramayana in visual arts at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

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Concert by Ranjani-Gayatri duo as part of the Centenary commemoration of Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi.

Outlook India


International Storytelling Festival
11th - 13th November 2016 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

Rock Art

A National Seminar on Rock Art of Northeast: Methodological and Technical Issues. (5th - 6th October 2016 Meghalaya)

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Workshop and MOU Signing

23rd August 2016

Orientation Workshop on Rock Art for Multidisciplinary Scholars at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University,Nagpur.

MoU signing ceremony between Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi and Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur on 23rd August, 2016 at 11:30 am at Jal P. Gimi Committe Room, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.


MOU Signing


The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Panjab University, Chandigarh (10th August - 10th September 2016)

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10.08.2016 - Punjab Kesari | Indian Express

11.08.2016 - Indian Express | Times of India | Tribune | Amar Ujala | Dainik Bhaskar

28th July 2016

Sanskriti Samvad Shrinkhala (Cultural dialogue series) - on the 90th birthday of eminent litterateur Dr. Naamvar Singh. Shownews.asp?newsid=39481

27th July 2016

Release of DVDs on Pt. Mani Prasad and Pt. Dal Chand Sharma under the ‘Masters of Hindustani Classical Music’ series. IGNCA has recorded 25 great masters in Hindustani Classical Music. In Phase II of the project, DVDs of a selection of the recording is being released. The DVDs are 9th & 10th in the series.

Yoga Day

Celebration of International Yoga Day


The World of Rock Art Exhibition (15 June - 24 July 2016)
Venue: Himachal State Museum, Shimla

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Press Coverages (Video)


The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Regional Science City , Aliganj, Lucknow from 26th April-24th May 2016

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Times of India|Times of India | Times of India | Aaj Ki Khabar | Kanwhizz Times | Kanwhizz Times |  | Live Hindustan | Amar Ujala | JanSandesh Times | Dainik Jagran | Dainik Jagran|The Pioneer|The Pioneer | Dainik Jagran | Dainik JagranVishwa Vidhayak|Vishwa Vidhayak


India-China Rock Art Exhibition-cum-Workshop 2016

Navodya Times
The Hindu


Kathakar: International storytellers Festival (5th to 7th February 2016)


The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Archaeological Survey of India, at Nagpur from 19th - 20th December 2015

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Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition at IGNCA-Southern Regional Centre (SRC) (27 November 2015. - 29 January 2016)

Times of India
Indian Express
Africans in the India story, The Hindu, Bengaluru
Vijaya Karnataka, The New Indian Express and Kannada Prabha
Deccan Herald Bangalore


Exhibition: Images of India-A fascinating journey through time (5 - 31 September 2015)

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Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition - 10th August - 10th September 2015

Nawab of Sachin seeks job opportunities for Sidis
Slaves rose as generals during Aurangzeb's rule
Ahmedabad to host exhibition on Africans in India

ExhibitionAfricans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition held at Vadodara 20th - 25th July 2015 Times of India 20.07.2015
Divya Bhaskar 20.07.2015
Press Clipping - Hands that rock, Sunday Times of India, Lucknow, 10th May 2015
Press Clipping - BSIP finds rock sites in Sonebhadra, Sunday Pioneer, Lucknow - 19th April 2015
Press Clipping - Scientists to study, document rock art of Sonebhadra - The Pioneer, Lucknow, 17th March 2015
ExhibitionAfricans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition put together by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi and the Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture, New York, retraces the lives and achievements of some of the talented and prominent Africans of yesterday who became an integral part of the socio-cultural heritage of India. In association with Science Centre, Surat (under Surat Municipal Corporation), the exhibition will be showcased at one of the art galleries of the Science Centre.

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Times of India
Times of India 26.06.2015
Gujarat Mitra 25.06.2015
Divya Bhasker 24.06.2015
Times of India 11.06.2015
Divya Bhasker 11.06.2015
ExhibitionExhibition on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary, Artist an Poet And A Symposium on Cultural Resources Management Venue: Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala, Tripura

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ANI NEWS 03.06.2015
Release of Interactive Multimedia
presentation of Gita Govinda
On a drive with Radha-Krishna's love storyPress Update: The Hindu 22.05.2015| The Hindu 28.05.2015| The Pioneer 29.05.2015| Millenium Post 30.05.2015|Deccan Herald 03.06.2015 | PTI newsEvent Listings: Delhi
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Rock ArtThe World of Rock Art Exhibition at Sangeetha Mahal Palace Complex, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu from 6th May - 5th June 2015 Press Updates
Media UnitPress update on IGNCA Films displayed at Jorhat (Assam) and Shillong (Meghalaya) on 10th-11th and 18th-19th Feb. 2015Press Update > Dainik Agardoot
Press Update > Dainik Janambhumi
Press Update > The Telegraph Metro
Press Update > The Assam Tribune
Press Update > Eastern Chronicle Shillong
Press Update > The Telegraph Guwahati, Metro
Press Update > The Meghalaya Guardian
Press Update > The Meghalaya Guardian
Press Update > Highland Post
Press Update > The Shillong Times
Press Update > Meghalaya Times
Press Update > The Shillong Times, Shillong
Conservation UnitTurning an Old Leaf Press Update (Indian Express 5.5.2015)
Rock ArtTurning India, April 2015 Press Update
ExhibitionIGNCA in collaboration with Women’s College, Silchar, Assam presents Exhibition on GURUDEV RABINDRANATH TAGORE: A VISIONARY, ARTIST & POET. Curated by Shri Virendra Bangroo Press Updates
SRC, Bengaluru"EESHAANYA"- North East Cultural Festival ( 28th and 29th of March 2015)Press Updates

Deccan Herald – Bangaluru edition| PDF
The Economic Times – Bangalure edition (PDF)
KaladarsanaInstallation - Art-Theatre event 409 Ramkinkars by VIVADI in collaboration with IGNCA.Press Update

Indian Express (23rd March 2015)

The Pioneer Delhi (28 March 2015) (PDF)

The Pioneer Chandigarh (28 March 2015) (PDF)

Mint (all editions 04.04.2015) (PDF)

The Hindu (6.04.2015) (PDF)

Film ShowsFilm screening of BANAM, MYTH and COSMOLOGY OF SANTHALS(27th March 2015)Press Update: Millennium Post  |  PDF
ExhibitionExhibition Aurel Stein: Fascinated by the Orient-life and work of Sir Aurel Stein (24th March 2015 - 10th April 2015)

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Deccan Herald| PDF Mongols China and the Silk Road Pro Kerala PTI
Millennium post (PDF)
The Hindu|(PDF)
SRC, BengaluruSRC's Audio-Visual Archive The Hindu Bangalore (6th March 2015)
The Hindu (
Delhi - 13th March 2015)
The Hindu (
Kolkata - 13th March 2015)
ExhibitionExhibition on From Earth to Earth : Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu Press Updates:
21.02.2015 Pioneer (Delhi, Chandigarh editions)
23.02.2015 The Hindu (Delhi edition)
PerformanceKathakar-International Storytellers Festival (30th January to 1st February 2015)A storytelling festival in town is set to engage people with the ancient
st le of folk nation hen was the last time you had someone narrate you a
Media Coverage (HT - 18th Jan. 2015)
Media Coverage (NC - 2nd Feb.2015) /span>Media Coverage (BS - 3rd Feb. 2015)Media Coverage (BS - 3rd Feb. 2015) The Hindu
The Economic Times Millennium Post Deccan Herald The Statesman
ExhibitionTanjavur Brihadísvara: the Monument and the Living Tradition ( 19th - 24th January 2015)Captures beauty of 1000-year-old World
Heritage Monument IGNCA Brhadisvara exhibition begins...

Press update:Trinity Mirror, Chennai (Jan 20).

The Big Temple Redux Standing tall and majestic in the bustling city of Thanj avur, the Brihadeeswarar Temple is more often than not visited for
many religious ceremonie....
Press update: Deccan Chronicle, 19/1/2015
Media UnitOf Gods and MenRama arrived on the stage in many forms and
refuses to leave. We list the varied interpretations of the Ramayana,
from the timeless to the subversive STAGE TO SCREEN RAMNAGAR ki Ramleela is soaked ...
Rock ArtExhibition Rock Art Exhibition in Kerala, Inaugurated on 28th November, 2014
Rock ArtWorkshop One Day Orientation Workshop on Rock Art at BSIP, Lucknow, organised on
11th December, 2014
Shastra UtsavaShastra Utsava: 2014Based on IGNCA’s
publication: NARTANA NIRNAYA OF PUNDARIKA VITTHALA (21st - 22nd November 2014) Press Update: Changing Techniques - Modern take on classical forms (Deccan Herald)

Link to online edition:
Performance“Ram ki Shakti Puja” (11th Nov. 2014)Press Update: Rama takes a bow: Two dance-drama productions of the Ramayana
highlight contemporary concerns
ExhibitionTanjavur Brihadísvara: the Monument and the Living Tradition (13th Nov. - 13th Dec. 2014)News Update
  • Selection of News Coverage by Local Media about India’s
    Participation in AR&PA 2014
  • FestivalNorth East Festival 7th - 10th November 2014 Brush with vistas
  • Variety at hand
  • ExhibitionAfricans in India: A RediscoveryANI news: Rediscovering Africans in India
    The Hindu: Tracing the African legacy in India
    Times of India: When black was no bar: How Africans shaped
    India’s history

    Business Standard: Spotlight on Africans in India, a journey
    through history

    Indian Express: Tracing Africa’s association with India, back
    to the 1300s

    Hindu Business Line: A passage to India
    Big news network: Attacks on Africans painful in multi-ethnic

    Shades of Africa in India's social fabric
    ExhibitionRock Art IGNCA Rock Art Exhibition in Yinchaun, China - 27th August, 2014 to
    30th September, 2015 at Yinchuan World Rock Art Museum, China

    Yin Chuan City's Daily
    Yin Chuan evening
    Exhibition A Vintage Camera Collection Exhibition News - Times of India  (20.08.2014) World PHOTOGRAPHY
    Photo ExhibitionDrawn from Light : Early
    Photography and the Indian Sub-continent
    News LENS EYE News Portal
    MOBILE EXHIBITION Brhadisvara TempleThis month, explore the Big Temple| JPG (The Hindu, Chennai, March 20, 2014 ) This month, explore the Big Temple - SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT(The Hindu, Chennai, March 20, 2014 ) Big Temple – up close - DR. CHITHRA MADHAVAN (The Hindu, Chennai, March 27, 2014 ) Dinamalar (Tamil) March 20, 2014 Unravelling Big Temple’s history(Indian Express, March 22,2014)
    NEWSRock Art Times Global 23rd January 2014 - Tamil Nadu's rock art sites to be
    documented in next 2 yrs.

    Press Coverage - Rock impressions (22-12-2013), A chip from the past
    PROJECT Brhadisvara Templeabout Exhibition Brhadisvara:The Monument and the Living Tradition
    Not just another temple view JPG
      /  PDF
    (published in The Hindu - December 13, 2013
    (Friday Review) Page 3

  • Thanjavur's Brihadeeswara Temple in photographs,
      /  PDF Monday 16 December 2013 published
    in Deccan Herald
  • MOBILE EXHIBITION Rock ArtMobile Exhibition Bangalore3rd Dec.2013 to 3rd Jan 2014 Multidisciplinary Orientation Workshop on Rock Art at Guwahati University (Assam) - 20th November,2013Press ClippingMobile ExhibitionVaranasi 5th to 28th March 2013 Guwahati 12th April to 3rd May 2013 Bhuvaneshwar18th May to 23rd June 2013 Pondicherry University25th July to 25th August 2013
    BOOK RELEASERelease function of Book on Ajanta: Handbook of Paintings by Prof. Dieter Schlingloff, senior German scholar and an acclaimed authority on Buddhism . Prof. Himanshu Prabha Ray, Chairperson NMAI will release the book. The book launch will be followed by a symposium on the book. (26.11.2013)

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    PTI news appeared on Business Standard, The New Indian Express Millennium Post
    NEWSHindu 22.06.2013 Read in a paperless world
    Conference on Rock Art 2012

    Clippings about Conference and Mobile
    5th December 2012
    6th December 2012
    7th December 2012

    11th December 2012
    Rock Art Coverage - December 2012
    PROJECTNMMNational Mission for Manuscripts
    15th Feb. 2009Indian
    7th March 2009
    6th March 2009
    IGNCA move to save rock art - StateTimes New
    Rock art scenes
    - The Hindu
    26th Jan. 2009Stupendous
    Project to document Rock Art
    - The Hindu
    27th Dec. 2008Pre
    - historic rock art under threat
    - The Hindu
    27th Dec. 2008Vaartha
    27th Dec. 2008Andhra
    27th Dec. 2008Andhra
    27th Dec. 2008Surya
    27th Dec. 2008Eenadu
    27th Dec. 2008Eenadu
    17th Dec. 2008Experts
    visit Bundi to document rock paintings
    - Hindustan Times
    14th Dec. 2008Rock
    Art Paintings on Click of Mouse
    - Bundi Bhaskar
    9th Jan. 2008Documentation
    begin for Rock Art in Bundi
    - Bundi Bhaskar
    12th May 2007Prajavani
    12th May 2007Udayavani
    12th May 2007Vijaynagaravani
    11th May 2007Sanyukta
    11th May 2007Enamma
    Kannada Nadu
    11th May 2007Surya
    10th May 2007Kannada
    10th May 2007Eenadu
    10th May 2007Vijaya
    10th may 2007Vijaya
    9th May 2007Sanjevani
    21st Dec. 2007News on Ram Katha

    know more about Ramkatha - Ankan Manchan Aur Vaachan

    18th Dec. 2007Tribal
    Ramayana to be recorded, Archived
    - Courtesy Yahoo India News
    14th Dec. 2007Many
    manifestations of Ram Katha
    - The Hindu
    13th Dec. 2007IGNCA to
    record and document Tribal Ramayanas
    - Courtesy Hindu Blog
    6th Dec. 2007IGNCA
    mein Ram Katha Utsav
    - Rashtriya Sahara
    5th Dec. 2007Carrying
    Forward a Dying Tradition
    - Hindustan Times
    4th Dec. 2007a href="press_028.htm">Tribal
    Ramayana to be recorded, Archived - Hindustan Times
    4th Dec. 2007Folk
    - Hindustan Times Metro
    4th Dec. 2007Tribal
    Ramayana to be recorded
    - Courtesy
    3rd Dec. 2007Tribal
    Ramayana to be recorded, Archived
    - Courtesy
    3rd Dec. 2007Tribal
    Ramayana to be recorded, Archived
    - Courtesy Nagaland Post
    3rd Dec. 2007IGNCA to
    record, archive tribal Ramayana
    - Bureau Report Zee News
    30th Nov. 2007IGNCA ka
    mega Cultural Project Shuru
    - Navbharat Times, Delhi
    25th Nov. 2007Ram
    Katha aur Lok Kalaon par Karyakram Kal Se
    - Sunday Navbharat Times
    24th Nov. 2007Documentation
    Workshop Planned
    - Hindu
    NEWS6th Nov. 2007Bureaucrats
    take over manuscript mission
    , Times of India
    5th Nov. 2007Will Art
    form be Patented - Patenting must to protect Indian Art Forms: UNESCO
    Hindustan Times

    Report on Cultural Mapping of India Under UNESCO’s Programme on Cultural Industries and Copyright Policies and Partnerships

    March 2009PURVOTTARI
    Press Clippings
    from North East's News Papers
    4th Nov. 2007IGNCA
    Supporting Social Organizations in North East
    , Punjab Kesari
    11th - 14th Sep. 2007Rare
    Manuscripts to be made available Digitally
    - Allahabad Museum
    19-06-2007The Asian Age, New Delhi - Revival
    for Indira Arts Centre
    June 2007News from
    North East
    in Regional Language
    07-06-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Development threatening culture
    06-06-2007 Guwahati - National Seminar 
    06-06-2007The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - IGNCA prog at Kalakshetra
    29-05-2007The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Lessons from the past to enrich the present
    28-05-2007 The Dainik Janambhumi, Guwahati in Regional Language
    11th - 18th Dec. 2005Organiser - About
    Ajanta CD-ROM
    13-12-2005Asian Age - About
    Ajanta CD-ROM
    09-12-2005Hindu - About
    Ajanta CD-ROM
    09-12-2005Hindustan - About
    Ajanta CD-ROM
    - Multimedia CD-ROM
    23-06-2004Hinduism Today - Magazine about
    Murai - Devadasi CD-ROM
    23-06-2004Hinduism Today - Magazine about
    IGNCA's Website
    30-12-2003Hindustan Times (Popular
    05-05-2001Hindustan Times (The
    IGNCA Website is a Boon to Art Aficionados