World heritage conservation body to hold meet in Delhi — By Cheena Kapoor on DNA India com | Watch Aga Khan speaks at ICOMOS 50th anniversary conference

More than 800 delegates — with hundreds of heritage professionals including archaeologists, architects, urban planners, curators and art historians — from 85 countries will be coming to the Capital to attend an ‘general assembly’ meet organised by International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), a body which conserves and protects cultural heritage around the world….

Transporting a magnificent edifice back to the 17th century — by Yunus Y. Lasania on Hindu com| Quli Qutb Shah Archaeological Park includes 70 structures, encompassing 40 mausoleums, 23 mosques, five step-wells

Transporting a magnificent edifice back to the 17th century — by Yunus Y. Lasania on Hindu com A view of the tomb of Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, the founder of Hyderabad. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf   Like all rulers of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth king and founder of Hyderabad, also built his…