Qutb Shahi tombs back to days of yore | Twenty-five monuments restored at the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park — Telangana Today com

Hyderabad: The Aga Khan Trust for Culture in collaboration with the State government and Tata Trust has completed conservation works on 25 monuments and landscape restoration over a 20 acres zone at Qutb Shahi Heritage Park. The restoration initiative had master-craftsmen clocking 1,50,000 man-days of work to restore structural stability and grandeur of the monuments,…

Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad 2017 graduation ceremony | 69 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme students concluded their journey at the Academy

69 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme students concluded their journey at the Academy with a formal afternoon Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 20th May 2017. The event was attended by Academy senior management, faculty and staff as well as parents, extended families, fellow grade 11 senior school students and invited guests. Director of Academies, Mr. Salim Bhatia…

Hyderabad, India: on the trail of the White Mughals — By William Dalrymple on Telegraph co UK|The magnificent Golconda Tombs have been whitewashed and restored by the Aga Khan Foundation

Hyderabad in southern India is home to resorted monuments and palace hotels. Ahead of his new BBC documentary, William Dalrymple tells of his love affair with the city Hyderabad has always been one of my favourite Indian cities, but until recently it was one of the most neglected. (…) Hyderabad’s Golconda Tombs, which have been…

HH The Aga Khan meets Deputy Chief Minister of Telangan State|Telangan and Andhra Pradesh will share Hyderabad City as their Capital for next 10 Years

 Aga Khan meets Dy CM Mahmood Ali — Telugu People com Hyderabad, April 11 (INN): Spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims Aga Khan met Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali here on Saturday. Aga Khan, the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was accompanied by senior officials from the network. The…

A new lease of life for Qutb Shahi tombs —By J. S. Ifthekhar on The Hindu com

HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, 30-03-2015: Conservation & Restoration works taken up at Qutub Shahi Tombs by the Department and Aga Khan Trust for culture in Hyderabad Tuesday. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu The contrast is striking. On one side are blackened domes with vegetal growth sprouting and on the other, lime-mortar finished graceful structures rising in the sky….

New discoveries at Qutb Shahi Tombs at Hyderabad — Two circles net

By TCN News, Hyderabad: Remnants of walls, water channel and numerous pottery shreds belonging to the Qutb Shahi period have been discovered during the excavation at the Qutb Shahi tombs during a 10-day archaeology workshop here. The students of Department of History, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) are being trained in excavation techniques at…

AKA( Aga Khan Academy) Hyderabad Celebrates its First Graduation Ceremony, 30 members of graduating class received offers from top-ranked universities

AKA, Hyderabad Celebrates its First Graduation Ceremony— AKA news 28 May 2014   The senior students of the Class of 2014 were honoured and farewelled last Saturday at the Academy’s first annual Graduation ceremony. The students have completed their IB Diploma examinations and now move on to tertiary studies. The 30 members of this year’s…

New Indian Express com: GHMC to Improve Facilities at Qutb Shahi Tombs Complex

The Commissioner chaired a meeting on ‘Aga Khan historic cities programme’, for integrating the Deccan Park in Qutb Shahi Tomb Complex, in his chambers on Tuesday. | EPS GHMC commissioner Somesh Kumar has emphasised the corporation’s objective of paying attention to heritage precincts within Hyderabad with an intention of enhancing the historical character and improving…

The Times of India com: Restoring the fount of life

The big well inside the Qutb Shahi Tombs complex is set to rise like a phoenix. Restoring the fount of life (…) Quli Qutb-ul Mulk was born in Saidabad near Hamadan in present day Iran. From a cold dry place to the sunny Hyderabad with plentiful water, it must have been quite a change for…