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Red Fort, Qutub Minar shut amid surge in Covid cases

Red Fort, Qutub Minar shut amid surge in Covid cases

🕔07:16, 7.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the spurt in Covid cases in the national capital, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has ordered the closure of 173 historical monuments, including the Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar among others, under its

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Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati

Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati

🕔11:30, 26.Oct 2021

Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A Unesco delegation visited Visva-Bharati to assess technical details on the basis of an application by the authorities to include the national university established by Rabindranath Tagore in the World Heritage Site list. The seven-member team, comprising

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100cr vax milestone: 100 monuments lit in Indian flag colours

100cr vax milestone: 100 monuments lit in Indian flag colours

🕔19:32, 21.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) under the Ministry of Culture is illuminating 100 monuments in the colours of Indian flag across the country to celebrate the landmark milestone of hundred crore vaccination. India achieved the

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Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

🕔09:25, 1.Sep 2020

Agra, Sep 1  The officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the district administration said all necessary preparations and precautions were in place to welcome visitors to the historical monuments in Agra, other than the Taj Mahal and

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New ticket system for Taj Mahal to reduce human impact

New ticket system for Taj Mahal to reduce human impact

🕔12:36, 10.Dec 2018

Agra, Dec 10  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief

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French President visits Taj Mahal

French President visits Taj Mahal

🕔19:00, 11.Mar 2018

Agra, March 11 French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday visited the Taj Mahal here, officials said. Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials said Macron spent over an hour, evincing keen interest in the exquisite inlay work of the 17th century

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Taj Mahal gets record holiday crowd

Taj Mahal gets record holiday crowd

🕔11:28, 6.Apr 2015

Agra, April 6  The extended weekend saw a record crowd at the Taj Mahal on Saturday. Sources in the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which maintains the 17th century monument, said 45,408 tickets were sold on Saturday. The figure does

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Now, enter Taj with just a click

Now, enter Taj with just a click

🕔13:38, 26.Dec 2014

Agra, Dec 26  Online booking of tickets to the Taj Mahal will begin from Saturday, according to Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials. Arrangements for barcode screening and broadband connection have been made at the entrance gates. An official announcement

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ASI spends Rs.16,964 lakh for monument conservation

ASI spends Rs.16,964 lakh for monument conservation

🕔11:35, 18.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 18  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) spent Rs.16,964 lakh during 2013-14 for conservation of monuments, parliament was informed Wednesday. “Adequate funds have been provided by the government for conservation, preservation and environmental development of protected monuments,”

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Online ticket booking for Taj Mahal entry from Christmas

Online ticket booking for Taj Mahal entry from Christmas

🕔12:42, 13.Dec 2014

Agra, Dec 13  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is ready to launch its online entrance ticket booking to the Taj Mahal from Christmas day. Tourism personnel in Agra have welcomed the long pending initiative which hoteliers think will curb

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Find Delhi’s monuments at click of a button

Find Delhi’s monuments at click of a button

🕔12:22, 7.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 7  Seeing his son download apps on his mobile phone, this Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officer had a brainwave – to create an app for Delhi’s monuments, both well-known and obscure, so that tourists could keep

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Kedarnath restoration work likely to be over by October

Kedarnath restoration work likely to be over by October

🕔10:51, 5.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 5  Work on conservation of the Kedarnath temple complex, which was damaged in the massive landslides in Uttarakhand last year, is progressing and is likely to be completed by October, an official release said here Friday. The

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