Minister Alphons defends handing over Red Fort to private company, says it will help tourism — By Jeevan Prakash Sharma on Hindustan Times com

The Union tourism ministry’s decision last week to hand over the iconic Red Fort to a leading corporate group, Dalmia Bharat, under its ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme to ensure more pleasant experience for tourists in terms of amenities available to them, triggered a furore with the Congress accusing the government of bartering away symbols of…

Inauguration of the Sunder Nursery, New Delhi — AKDN Press Release

New Delhi, India, 21 February 2018 – Sunder Nursery, a new 90-acre (36 hectare) city park in New Delhi, was officially inaugurated today by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, and His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development…

Nizamuddin Basti, Delhi: Searching sites to construct three parking lots: Watch Archnet video on renovation,socio-economic and cultural initiatives

LG wants SDMC to identify parking space—- DNA India com L-G Anil Baijal (in purple) directed that all projects should be completed by the year end Lieutanant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to explore the feasibility of construction of three parking lots on identified sites in the peripheral…

2 years on, gilded finial back in Humayun Tomb’s crown — Tribune India com

  A combo picture shows restored 18-ft-long finial atop the Humayun Tomb in New Delhi; and (right) the original one. PTI   New Delhi, May 8 In a first-of-its-kind restoration, a team of experts brought traditional craftsmanship with industrial precision to return the gilded finial to 16th century Humayun Tomb here after the iconic mausoleum’s…

Dr. Mahesh Sharma Unveils Gold Finial at Humayun Tomb — Orissa Diary com

New Delhi: Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation unveiled the restored 18 feet tall Finial at Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi today as part of the ongoing conservation effort. Shri Rakesh Tiwari, DG, ASI, Shri Ratish Nanda, CEO, Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Shri Bhaskar Bhat, MD,…