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New building for Mumbai hospital (With images)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital, the original structure of which is housed in a heritage building, will Monday inaugurate its new multi-storey building that has been constructed ... Read more...

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Proposal to relocate parliament shot down


August 10th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Parliament will not shift from the iconic, British built building but steps will be taken to declutter and strengthen the heritage structure, sources said ... Read more...

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Bansal doesn’t favour shifting parliament to new building


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The idea of shifting parliament to a new building has not found favour with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who feels that the heritage ... Read more...

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Speaker’s nod for panel to suggest new home for parliament (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval for setting ... Read more...

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Speaker sets up panel to suggest new home for parliament


July 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval to set ... Read more...

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Selja concerned about safety of Tagores’ Jorasanko house


November 6th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Expressing concern over the structural safety of the Tagores' ancestral house in northern Kolkata's Jorasanko where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born and died, Union Culture ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata’s heritage New Market doused (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) A fire broke out in the 138-year-old historic New Market in the heart of the city Wednesday night and was doused after an hour, police ... Read more...

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Rethinking heritage conservation in India (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Conservation of India's millenia old cultural and architectural heritage will be the focus of the third Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture organised by the Indian National ... Read more...

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Museum an added attraction in Agra


March 13th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Tourists visiting this Taj city will now get further insights into its history with a museum housing statues, murals and manuscripts that were hitherto lying scattered ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘HIMYM’ Architect Of Destruction


October 20th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The wildly popular show 'How I Met Your Mother' is back with its Season 6 and after a dismal performance in the last season the show ... Read more...

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It rained in the Lok Sabha too!


August 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The heavy rains that lashed the capital Thursday were felt in the Lok Sabha - thanks to a leaking roof. Jagdambika Pal of the Congress raised the ... Read more...

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Water Damages Ceiling Of Nero’s Golden Palace


March 31st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Rome, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent news that the ceiling of Nero's Golden Palace in Rome, which is known as Domus Aurea, has been damaged on Tuesday has once ... Read more...

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Kolkata fire toll is 24, caretakers arrested (Roundup)


March 24th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The death toll in the Stephen Court building inferno here rose to 24 Wednesday as firefighters discovered more charred bodies and police arrested two caretakers of the century-old ... Read more...

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Now cafes in monument premises for tourists during CWG


March 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Going all out to make Delhi experience a wholesome one for tourists during the Commonwealth Games and beyond, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided ... Read more...

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J-K Govt. takes steps to restore the lost glory of Weirs


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.3 (ANI): After deciding to restore the lost glory of Weirs (dams along rivers and lakes) in the Kashmir Valley, the state government has commenced the revival work on a war-footing.First ... Read more...

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Now take a virtual tour of historic Himachal Raj Bhavan


July 9th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Now one can visit the historical Barnes Court which houses the Raj Bhavan (Governor's House) in the Himachal Pradesh capital with the click of a mouse. "People will now ... Read more...

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Delhi civic body agrees to take back sacked employees


July 6th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it will take back 799 sacked employees of the Hardayal Municipal Public Library and ... Read more...

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Protests erupt after MCD sacks 799 library employees


June 24th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Protests erupted Wednesday at the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) Town Hall headquarters when Mayor Kanwar Sain announced the sacking of 799 "illegally" recruited library employees. Police ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Watson’s Hotel to shut 140 years after being shipped from England


June 4th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 4 (ANI): Mumbai's Watson's Hotel, one of the grandest relics of the British Raj, is to be shut down more than 140 years after it was shipped over from England. ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Old Silver Mint to have a makeover


December 7th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Kolkata's Old Silver Mint, a city landmark that is a crumbling symbol of Grecian architecture, is set for a makeover. Real estate company Eden, which has bagged the ... Read more...

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Taj hotel was told in September to step up security: official


December 3rd, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Three police officials spent at least five hours with the security staff at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai Sep 30 and gave them 22 instructions to ensure ... Read more...

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Havoc wreaked on iconic Taj saddens tourists, Mumbaikars


November 29th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) For 65-year-old Anilbhai Bhatt, who spent hours in his childhood playing in the courtyard of the Taj hotel, the sight of flames leaping out of the heritage structure ... Read more...

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‘Restoring Taj hotel’s glory may cost Rs.5 bn, take 12 months’


November 29th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The restoration of the century-old Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel in downtown Mumbai that was considerably damaged during the terror siege could take as much as ... Read more...

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Heritage structure in Lucknow’s medical varsity set to dissapear


October 3rd, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) With beautiful cupolas, cornices and two domes set majestically on top, a 97-year-old heritage building on the campus of Lucknow's Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University, known as King George's ... Read more...

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Kangla fort in Imphal gets a facelift


May 31st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Imphal, May 31 (ANI): Kangla fort, the famous heritage structure at Imphal, is getting a facelift in a bid to give fillip to tourism in the region. It was on the demand ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No diesel, petrol vehicles to be allowed at Khajuraho


February 21st, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by admin
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) People visiting the famed Khajuraho temples, known for their erotic sculptures, can travel to the site now in special battery-powered vehicles - a step taken to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A heritage Afghan Church in Maharashtra


February 10th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
By Deepali GuptaMumbai, Feb 6 (ANI): A heritage Afghan Church in Mumbai is celebrating 150 years of its existence.The church of St. John the Evangelist, is more popularly called 'The Afghan Church' ... Read more...

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