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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 05:34 AM IST
The Archaeological Survey of India has mandated strict compliance with central and state government orders on Covid-19. The visitors inside the Taj Mahal won't be allowed to touch anything, said ASI officials.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 07:33 PM IST
- No more than 650 people will be allowed inside Taj Mahal at a given time. Teams will be deputed to monitor the crowd in the heritage place at all times, said Agra district magistrate Prabhi N Singh.
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 09:10 AM IST
As monuments have been closed till May 15 due to the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Archaeological Survey of India will utilise that time in conservation of Taj Mahal premises, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 08:21 PM IST
Union minister Prahlad Patel tweeted that the decision was taken due to surge in Covid-19 cases.
By JItendra Sarin, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 02:58 AM IST
- The religious dispute – similar to the one in Ayodhya – is decades old and first reached the courts in 1991
By Prawesh Lama, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2021 04:12 AM IST
On Tuesday, several groups among thousands of farmers who were camping at Delhi’s border demanding withdrawal of three new farm laws, arrived at the Red Fort without warning and in violation of the terms of their tractor rally, and clashed with police.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 02:11 AM IST
Justice Najmi Waziri, while hearing a plea on December 23 by one Rishi Sehdev, said, “The construction has been carried out in such a large area – surely, this could not have escaped the attention of either the police, the ASI or the corporation,” the court said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 12:31 PM IST
An ASI statement said online permission is needed to carry out shootings. It added the waiver is being provided to promote the lesser popular monuments
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 06:11 PM IST
The cap on the number of visitors was issued to monuments, which after being shut for over two months due to the Covid-19 crisis, were allowed to open from June 8, Hindustan Times reported.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:37 AM IST
Built in 1598 by Rahim for his wife Mah Banu, historians say the building was the first Mughal monument built for a woman and the architectural innovation developed there “informed the designs of Taj Mahal”. Following his death in 1627, Rahim’s body was also placed there.
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Three specialists from Italy had sounded an alarm in 2018 and urged that the casket must be attended to with top priority or else, it would fall apart within the next 10 years.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 12:10 PM IST
The brick structures, which are spread over a vast area in the river, were first spotted by the locals of Bhadaria village who were preparing for Chhath Puja celebrations and were trying to create a ghat on the banks of the Chandan river for the rituals
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:24 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a book on post-Independence archaeology in India, one on the guns of the Maharaja of Jodhpur, and a debut novel on Naga life in the troubled final decades of the twentieth century
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that a decision to map all these religious institutions has been taken by the information and cultural affairs department under two programs.
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 07:01 AM IST
The Shiva statue’s return to India is the latest in recent such priceless items recovered in the UK and handed over to the Indian mission, which has been working with British authorities to trace, seize and retrieve several stolen artefacts.
Hindutsan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 06:40 AM IST
The official said there will be thermal scanners at the entry points, and visitors’ status on Aarogya Setu will be checked before they are allowed entry. ASI will also collect visitors’ phone numbers in case contact-tracing needs to be done.
Hindustan Times, Hisar | By HT Correspondent, Hansi (hisar)
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 01:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 10:27 PM IST
The Central Building Research Institute at Roorkee that conducted a scientific study into the temple’s structural stability between 2013 and 2018 will assist ASI in the work.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 02:28 PM IST
The conservation plan for Shivneri fort will include a museum at its fort, restoration and beautification of the citadel.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Bahadurjeet Singh, Rupnagar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Each facade carries carvings of unique stories built around central figures of the Indus Valley Civilisation
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 09:56 PM IST
India currently ranks 36th on the World Tourism Index. Patel said that the tourism ministry has the potential to improve the country’s ranking.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 04:09 PM IST
Certain regulations and limitations while promoting the heritage is a must to prevent further destruction of the forts in the state, said Joshi.
Leh | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 04:50 PM IST
ASI recently began the restoration of the age-old wall art located on its sixth floor of Leh Palace.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 01:36 AM IST
On Saturday, Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal, also the chairman of the DDA, visited the monument along with his officials and those from the ASI and decided on a project to restore the monument and redevelop the park.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 01:22 AM IST
While the Hauz Khas lake was built by Khilji, the surrounding monuments were built by Tughlaq ruler, Feroz Shah Tughlaq between 1352 and 1354 AD.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 12:28 AM IST
Safdarjung’s tomb underwent complete illumination in July this year. The dome of Humayun’s tomb, on the other hand, was lit up in September 2018.
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 03:33 PM IST
Culture ministry officials said the new plan will be implemented within the next few days and will be in place for an initial term of three years.
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Vishal Joshi, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:03 PM IST
Popularly known as Quila Mubarak, considered as the oldest surviving fort in the country, it is believed to be the place where Razia Sultana, the only woman emperor to rule Delhi, was imprisoned by Malik Altunia, the then governor and her husband.
Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:35 AM IST
The natural cooling technique kept temperatures inside the building 8-12 degrees Celsius lower than the 46 to 48 degrees Celsius that the region experiences between March and June
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Officials engaged in the excavation work at Lucknow’s Chattar Manzil said the structure was around 1m wide and so far, about 8 metres of length had been excavated. A few conjectured that it could be a drain.