NATURAL HERITAGE


Are Big Dams Temples of Modern India?

B. Vijayasarathy There is lot of controversy and conflict regarding the construction of Narmada dam. Will construction of big dams like Narmada really contribute to the sustainable development of this country? When you say no to this question you will be branded as anti- development activist. People involved in degrading the environment in the name of development say that environmentalists are ag....

CULTURAL HERITAGE


Dance in South Indian Sculpture and Painting

Professor Leela Ganapathy Head of Department of History of Arts Government College of Arts & Crafts, Madras Art is a collaboration between God and man, raising him to the exclusive band of creators and taking him deeply within and around his handiwork. It is a unique result of a unique temperament with its beauty derived from notable disconcern of his environment. When early man stencille....

Consultation on “Orans/ Dev-Vans”: Deemed to be Forests Climate Change and EbA links

18-19 Oct 2019 at KRAPAVIS Oran Training Centre, Alwar Aman Singh WORKSHOP STATEMENT / DECLARATION About a year ago, (on 03/07/2018), the Supreme Court (SC) of India issued an Order declaring all Orans to be "deemed forests". If implemented, this Supreme Court Order would go a long way toward providing much-needed protections for these community forests as they face pressure from encroachment a....

HISTORICAL ANTIQUITIES IN SENDURAI AREA AND A 1300 YEARS OLD PALLAVA INSCRIPTION WITH SRIVATSAM SCULPTURE – A REPORT

M. Amirthalingam Historical Antiquities in Sendurai Traces of pre-historic man have been found around Sendurai in Perambalur-Tiruvalluvar District of Tamilnadu.  On the bank of a stream beside the road from Sendurai to Nakkambodi, a rge number of urns and black and redware with allied objects were noticed.  Similar pre-historic antiquities were found at Thular and Palayakudi.  These antiqui....