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Tourist entry at Taj Mahal to be capped at 40,000 daily
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Tourist entry at Taj Mahal to be capped at 40,000 daily

The Archaeological Survey of India is likely to restrict the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, and put a three-hour cap on each ticket holder to tour the 17th-century Mughal monument in a bid to preserve the heritage site, a source in the culture ministry said. Culture Secretary Ravindra Singh held a high-level meeting on Tuesday with ASI officials and representatives of Agra district administration and officers of the Central Industrial Security Force, where the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Raj govt to take ASI help to preserve Chittorgarh fort: CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said that the government with the Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) help would work to preserve the Chittorgarh Fort and the Vijay Stambha.Speaking at a religious programme in Chittorgarh, she said that the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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ASI finds Mughal-era paintings inside Red Fort's Chhata Bazaar

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found rare Mughal-era wall paintings at Chhata Bazaar, set up by emperor Shah Jahan, inside the Red Fort, during lime plaster removal. India's apex conservation body is now working on scientific treatment of the ...
 DNA1 month ago
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'When dealing with history laws don't matter, emotions do'

'No country has a richer history than India. We cannot let someone twist our history.' IMAGE: Protests against the release of Padmaavat. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The raging controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat, set for release on January 25, refuses to die down. After the Supreme Court on Thursday, January 18, paved the way for the film's nationwide release by lifting the ban on its screening in Gujarat and Rajasthan, the Rajput Karni Sena has called for a 'janata ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Indian monuments: Not mere buildings but a symbol of our culture

The origin of the word "monument" comes from the Greek mnemosynon and the Latin moneo, monere, which means 'to remind', suggesting that monuments allows us to see the past thus helping us visualize what is to come in the future. Monuments remind of one country’s culture and heritage. India is a country which is rich in culture and heritage and one of the prime duties of our government is to protect our monuments. Indian monuments are also one of the reasons for high tourist visits to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Jama Masjid needs restoration'

[India], Dec.14 (ANI): Jama Masjid advisory committee on Thursday called for restoration of the mosque citing its poor condition. Jama Masjid advisory committee's Tariq Bukhari said there is an urgent need for restoration of the monument as there are wide ...
 Sify2 months ago
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Hunt for 2000-yr-old port off Goa

The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) will carry out a marine archaeological exploration in Goa's Gopalapatnam area, after a team found traces of a 2,000-year-old wall there in 2015, hinting at the existence of an ancient port and a maritime trade ...
 DNA2 months ago

Karnataka true ambassador of Indian culture: Minister

Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday said Karnataka was the true ambassador of Indian culture.Of the 3,686 monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), 506 are in Karnataka. This shows the state's rich cultural heritage, he ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Rs 800 cr to develop areas thickly populated by minorities

The Minority Welfare, Haj and Wakf department has announced several schemes for education of minorities. Areas predominantly occupied by minorities will get better infrastructure through development programmes to be implemented at a cost of Rs 800 crore. For ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Ten tourist sites to become “iconic” tourist destinations

City: Chennai The Union budget proposed developing of 10 tourist sites into “iconic” tourist destinations. As the budget did not mention which these cities are, there was lack of clarity as to whether they are already included in the PRASAD scheme of ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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