Ruchika Talwar The Indian Express Group

Ruchika Talwar-

For 174 heritage monuments in capital, only 125 attendants

Monday 7 October '13

Delhi's 174 heritage monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have only 125 attendants to look after them.
The Tomb Restorers

Sunday 6 October '13

The architects and craftsmen who helped revive the glory of Humayun’s Tomb.
Govt sends bureaucrats to run headless culture centres

Thursday 3 October '13

Sangeet Natak Akademi has not had a secretary for months.
It took us 2 years to get turquoise shade right, says Tomb restorer

Thursday 19 September '13

Uzbekistan's Master craftsmen to train men for Humayun Tomb's restoration work.
After six years of painstaking restoration, Humayun's Tomb will open to public today

Wednesday 18 September '13

The refurbished 16th century garden tomb will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday.
For these Delhi colleges, the past stands in way of future

Sunday 8 September '13

Colleges are unable to expand because they fall within the regulated zone of heritage sites
Reclaiming a lost serai

Sunday 21 July '13

Azimganj Serai will soon be inducted into Humayun’s Tomb heritage precinct
Come September, Delhi will bid for World Heritage City status

Wednesday 17 July '13

FINAL dossier TO UNESCO CONCENTRATES on two areas — Shahjahanabad and New Delhi
Filed between July 4 last year and April 30 this year; civic agency says stiff resistance from residents a problem

Tuesday 9 July '13

Filed between July 4 last year and April 30 this year; civic agency says stiff resistance from residents a problem
The terrace with 20,000 plants

Sunday 7 July '13

A garden atop a DDA flat is also home to plants that grow in alpine conditions
Crumbling heritage

Sunday 16 June '13

One of the oldest documented Islamic palaces is being torn down right under the nose of the local authorities.
Light of Raiwind

Saturday 1 June '13

A register of reports and views from the Pakistan press
Reviving a lost art, tile by tile

Sunday 26 May '13

Aga Khan Trust for Culture trained youths in Uzbek tilework for restoration of Humayun’s Tomb.
Forming a Government

Saturday 25 May '13

The delay is being attributed to deficit-bridging and distribution of portfolios.
Heritage walks redefined

Sunday 19 May '13

Qualified heritage enthusiasts, art curators, professionals rejuvenate heritage walks.
Printline Pakistan: The third coming

Saturday 18 May '13

Nawaz Sharif will return as prime minister for the third time.
Telly Me the Future

Sunday 12 May '13

The most popular astrologers on news television and their turf wars.
Ghalib returns home, his haveli opens today as public memorial

Monday 6 May '13

GHALIB’S quaint haveli in Old Delhi’s Gali Qasim Jaan has seen many a transition — from the pauper poet’s rented abode, to a coal depot, a baraat ghar and now a public memorial, which will open on Mon...
After Sarabjit

Saturday 4 May '13

A register of reports and views from the Pakistan press
A shocked general

Saturday 27 April '13

A register of reports and views from the Pakistan press


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