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Many people were rising to the challenge of saving Venice’s many treasures.(Luca Bruno/AP)

High tides surge through Venice, locals rush to protect art, historical treasures

Venice, Italy | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 04:19 PM IST
Many people were rising to the challenge of saving Venice’s many treasures.
Since 2015, Lutyens’ Delhi has undergone several changes and with the recent decision to revamp the central vista, more are expected to come about in the next couple of years.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Since 2015, Lutyens’ Delhi has undergone several changes and with the recent decision to revamp the central vista, more are expected to come about in the next couple of years.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Central vista revamp plan will not affect Delhi’s bid for World Heritage City tag: Tourism dept

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 09:38 PM IST
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.
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)

Puri demolition drive in public interest: SC team

Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 07:19 AM IST
Kumar, appointed as Amicus Curiae in the case of Mrinalini Padhi vs Union of India over reforms in Jagannath temple, said he was satisfied with was the action on converting Puri into a World Heritage city.
The expansion of the road around the Jagannath Temple in Puri is necessary for the smooth organization of the Nagarjuna Besa next year that will take place after a gap of 25 years.(PTI PHOTO.)
The expansion of the road around the Jagannath Temple in Puri is necessary for the smooth organization of the Nagarjuna Besa next year that will take place after a gap of 25 years.(PTI PHOTO.)

SC appointed Amicus Curiae gives nod to demolition of ‘mutts’ near Jagannath Temple

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Kumar, appointed as Amicus Curiae in the case of Mrinalini Padhi vs. Union of India over reforms in the Jagannath Temple, said he was satisfied with the action on converting Puri into a World Heritage city.
The ongoing demolition drive of mutts and other commercial structures around the 75 metre perimetre of Jagannath temple in Puri has taken a political turn.(HT file photo)
The ongoing demolition drive of mutts and other commercial structures around the 75 metre perimetre of Jagannath temple in Puri has taken a political turn.(HT file photo)

Discontent grows against demolition spree near Odisha’s Jagannath temple

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 06:36 PM IST
Since August 27, the Puri district administration is on a demolition spree of old structures within 75 metres radius of the 12th century temple.
TheJama Masjid in the Walled city area of Delhi. In 2014, Shahjahanabad and New Delhi (the Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone) were the two precincts included in Delhi’s proposal to get the Heritage City tag for Delhi.(ANI)
TheJama Masjid in the Walled city area of Delhi. In 2014, Shahjahanabad and New Delhi (the Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone) were the two precincts included in Delhi’s proposal to get the Heritage City tag for Delhi.(ANI)

Intach makes fresh push for World Heritage City tag for Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2019 09:58 AM IST
The move comes after the Centre withdrew Delhi’s nomination for the tag in 2015 amid concerns that the title might affect infrastructure development of city.
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