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Saudi princess wants India to restore ancient mud relics


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, S Sep 20 (IANS) The princess of Saudi Arabia, Adela Bint Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, has discussed the possibility of sharing Indian experience and expertise in excavation and ... Read more...

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Delhi’s monuments will be lit by solar energy


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) More and more of the capital's best known monuments may now be illuminated through solar energy.Building on the experience gained over the last three years ... Read more...

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Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur to probe presence of Mughal structure in Delhi park


August 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Friday told the Delhi High Court that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur would carry out a survey ... Read more...

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Court seeks action ASI report over mosque


August 24th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to file a report over the removal of illegal construction at the site ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry has no data on pilgrims: Kumari Selja (Spot)


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the tourism ministry has informed her that it does not compile data on the number of pilgrims ... Read more...

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Rs.26.02 lakh spent on Assam heritage till July


August 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the government spent Rs.26.08 lakh this year, till July, on renovating sites of archaeological importance in Assam.Presenting ... Read more...

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Dismiss legislator’s plea on mosque, court urged


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A political outfit Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to dismiss legislator Shoaib Iqbal's plea seeking restrictions on the demolition of a mosque constructed at ... Read more...

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Major push to tourism planned


August 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From launching a new Shatabdi train service between tourist hot spots Agra and Jaipur to expediting facilities like clean toilets, information kiosks and souvenir shops ... Read more...

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Tell legislator to remove structure near Jama Masjid: court urged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday moved the high court seeking direction to legislator Shoaib Iqbal to remove the structure built by him in Subhash Park, near the ... Read more...

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Kanheri Caves made part of ‘Clean India’ campaign


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kanheri Caves here have been made part of the government's Clean India campaign.The 2,100-year-old group of caves is now part of the 10 monuments under ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court


July 30th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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Don’t turn mosque row into Babri Masjid-2 (Comment)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
I am worried that unless the Akbarabadi Masjid row near Delhi's Jama Masjid is nipped in the bud, it might become Babri Masjid-2.Some smalltime politicians are trying to politicize the entire ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court


July 25th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Controversial mosque site area peaceful


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The area close to the purported excavated mosque site near the historic Jama Masjid, where thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers and a mob attacked ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Mosque case: Petitioner seeks action against lawmaker (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A petitioner Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against legislator Shoaib Iqbal, the central government and Delhi's police chief for ... Read more...

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Mosque case: Petitioner seeks action against lawmaker


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A petitioner Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against legislator Shoaib Iqbal, the central government and Delhi's police chief for ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Tension defused; controversial mosque site handed over to ASI


July 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Construction of mosque stayed, thousand pray (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered suspension of new construction on the ruins of a 17th century mosque unearthed here, but a Muslim leader said ... Read more...

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Court stays construction of mosque near Jama Masjid


July 20th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the construction of a mosque near the proposed Jama Masjid Metro station and told the municipal corporation to hand ... Read more...

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Construction stopped at old Delhi mosque site, visitors pour in


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cameras clicked, namaz was offered and there was palpable excitement among the hundreds gathered Thursday at Subhash Park near Jama Masjid - the spot where ... Read more...

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Indian scientists help save 131 trees in Cambodian temple (With images)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian scientists have been successful in conserving 131 trees at the 800-year-old Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, better known as 'Temple Tree'.Experts from the Dehradun-based ... Read more...

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Boost for Mayawati as SC slams CBI on graft case


July 6th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a big boost to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday quashed a first information report filed by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Nizamuddin Basti: Centuries-old Delhi urban sprawl lives in secular harmony (Feature) (With images)


June 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) As the summer heat settles on Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti every morning, the 700-year-old urban sprawl in south Delhi comes to life blurring the boundary between ... Read more...

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Tourism minister launches Clean India Campaign


June 19th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Tuesday launched a pilot project under the Clean India Campaign at Qutub Minar here with the aim of providing quality ... Read more...

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Clean India Campaign to kick off from Qutab Minar


June 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) To provide quality services to visitors in and around tourist destinations, the union tourism ministry will Tuesday launch a pilot project under 'Clean India Campaign' ... Read more...

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Goa’s grand old church to go green, shed asbestos


June 18th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) The Basilica of Bom Jesus, one of Goa's most revered churches, will soon have an eco-friendly roof -- thanks to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) ... Read more...

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From wasteland, Taj Corridor to become Agra’s green lung (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 18 (IANS) At last, the controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city's green lung.The ... Read more...

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High court issues notice to Bukhari, ASI (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the government and the Archaeological Survey of India on a plea ... Read more...

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