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321 protected monuments, sites encroached upon, Rajya Sabha told

321 protected monuments, sites encroached upon, Rajya Sabha told

No study to assess impact of illegal constructions: Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel. Over 300 Centrally-protected monuments and sites, including World Heritage Sites, across the country are “under encroachment”, according to the government. [...]

July 20, 2019 HHR Archives, Articles, India, News updates 0

Angela Merkel returns India’s stolen 10th century Durga Murthi to Narendra Modi

Angela Merkel returns India’s stolen 10th century Durga Murthi to Narendra Modi

Germany on Monday returned to India a 10th century Durga Murthi which had gone missing from a temple in Kashmir over two decades back and was later found in that country. The Murthi was handed over by visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after their talks in New Delhi, three years [...]

October 7, 2015 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

The Temple Guardian

The Temple Guardian

Through his talks about his work at Bateshwar temples, former ASI Director K. K. Muhammed is spreading awareness about the site plagued by illegal mining K. K. Muhammed’s job, in the capacity of Director (North), Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is over. But he still has a lot of work to do,even after retirement. Pursuing [...]

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