New Delhi: For connoisseurs of history, the 2013-14 Budget paves the way for a new era of heritage conservation.

More and more of the capital’s best known monuments may now be illuminated through solar energy.

Building on the experience gained over the last three years and keen on promoting the use of environment—friendly solar energy, the Delhi government plans to light up more of the capital’s historical sites through cheap and plentiful energy from the sun. The 13th century Qutub Minar, the 17th century red sandstone Red Fort and the 16th century Humayun’s Tomb — all declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites — are among the six sites where the Delhi government plans to install solar power plants to replace conventional sources of electricity.

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High Tide Hits Mamallapuram Temple In TN, Revives Tsunami Fears

Chandigarh: The Punjab government is planning to start eco-tourism trail in Shivalik Hills where fossils of wild camel, horses and bulls dating back to nearly three million years have been found.

New Delhi: Continuing uncertainty over the fate of numerous parking projects has become a cause of concern for not only vehicle users but also the city’s planners.

Even as Assam has renewed its campaign to get UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Majuli, one of the largest inhabited river islands in the world, some in the state are blaming the Archaeological

New Delhi: MCD is conducting a study to assess the feasibility of levying additional parking fee on vehicles parked on public land, especially in residential colonies.

GUWAHATI, April 17 – Governor JB Patnaik today asked the authorities concerned to take urgent steps for making the Majuli Cultural Landscape Management Authority (MCLMA) fully functional.

Residents Flout Heritage Law, Illegal Structures Rise Within 100M Of Monument

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