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Aug 16, 2018
UK returns 'stolen' Buddha idol from Bihar's Nalanda 57 years later to mark India's 72nd Independence DayUK's government on Wednesday returned a Buddha statue stolen from a museum in Bihar's Nalanda to mark India's 72nd Independence Day
Jul 12, 2018
Narendra Modi urges people to participate in preserving India's archaeological legacy, boost tourismPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for people's participation in preserving India's archaeological legacy and questioned the rules which prohibit them from clicking photographs at certain monuments.
Jul 11, 2018
'Either we shut it down or you demolish it': SC raps Centre for lethargy in protecting Taj MahalThe Uttar Pradesh government had earlier told the bench that it would place before the court a draft of vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal.
Jul 01, 2018
Centre appoints 'monument mitras' for five heritage sites in Delhi, including Dalmia Bharat Group for Red Fort'Monument mitras' have been appointed for five heritage sites in Delhi, including the Red Fort, under the government's ambitious 'Adopt a Heritage' scheme.
May 10, 2018
Red Fort 'adopted' by Dalmia group: Corporate role in restoring heritage monuments needs greater scrutinyThe idea of outsourcing the maintenance of heritage monuments to private companies is not new, but it has to be executed with greater sophistication.
May 01, 2018
Taj Mahal's colour changing to brown and green, Centre must take experts' help to restore monument, says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court expressed concern over the change of colour of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.
Apr 28, 2018
Dalmia Bharat 'adopts' Red Fort: Opposition questions govt move to give private entity mandate to maintain monumentCongress questioned how a private entity was given the mandate to maintain the iconic Red Fort, days after a corporate house signed an agreement with the tourism ministry under its 'Adopt a Heritage' project
Apr 11, 2018
Wakf board claims Shah Jahan gave it ownership of Taj Mahal; Supreme Court demands to see documentsThe Supreme Court, on Tuesday, directed the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Wakf Board to produce documents bearing the signature of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to prove its claim of ownership over the Taj Mahal.
Jan 03, 2018
Bill allowing construction near heritage monuments impinges autonomy of ASI, NMA; Centre must take public into confidenceThe new monument bill seeks to include an exception for “public works” in the prohibition on construction in the 100-metre protected area around a monument.
Jan 02, 2018
ASI to restrict number of tourists visiting Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, put a three-hour cap on each ticketThe 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 told PTI.