This week’s reading list includes a volume on old Delhi, another on Nepal, and a how-to book on throwing the perfect party
Updated on Nov 01, 2019 07:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
The central government on Thursday announced its decision to revamp large parts of Lutyens’ Delhi, which includes revamping or building a new Parliament House by 2022 and razing a number of buildings to construct an integrated complex to house all government departments and ministries.
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 09:38 PM IST
Skip the tourist delights and head to beaches, bookshops and pizzerias where only locals go.
Updated on Jul 20, 2019 01:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi
The Delhi government’s public works department (PWD), at a meeting called by the Shahjahanabad Redevelopment Corporation on July 10, informed that work was going on at a sample stretch and it will be ready by the month end.
Published on Jul 13, 2019 10:16 AM IST
In the urban mobility hierarchy, walking is relegated to the end. The sidewalks are too high, uneven, broken, encroached upon and are often grabbed by the adjacent plot owners for parking and personal greens.
Published on Mar 12, 2019 10:11 AM IST
By AK Jain
Several haveli owners complained they had “not been made partners” during the policy-making process for preservation. They claimed the havelis has been handed over “heritage” tags by civic authorities without their consultation.
Published on Sep 23, 2018 02:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma, New Delhi
There are 783 heritage structures, including 229 historical buildings and 325 havelis, identified by the authorities.
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 03:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation will, on September 22, hold a workshop to create awareness about the history of the sprawling havelis in Delhi’s Walled City and the need to conserve the structures
Published on Sep 18, 2018 03:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
As the living heritage of Shahjahanabad slowly crumbles to dust, take a tour of those parts still standing
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Saad Ghani
Shahjahanabad: Purani Dilli Ki Dastaan, a musical narrative to be staged this weekend, recreates life in nineteenth century Shahjahanabad through its language, music, culture, festivals and attire
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 07:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Rana Safvi