Ambient Air Quality Data in Historical buildings, Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.5409, dated 29.04.2013.

JAIPUR: Anticipating more investments in tourism sector, the 'Tourism Unit Policy-2007' has been extended till March 31, 2014.

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

The High Court of Karnataka on Friday directed the State government to maintain status quo for one month on the proposed parking lot project in Lalbagh Botanical Gardens.

City-based advocate S Vasudeva has filed a public interest litigation contending that the space selected for the parking lot was close to the Kempegowda tower, a protected monument. He has further contended that the construction, within a radius of 300 metre of the monument was violative of the ASI Rules and Section 6 and 8 of the Karnataka Park, Play-fields and Open Spaces (Preservation and Regulation) Act, 1985.

A solar plant will be set up near the Taj Mahal to provide uninterrupted power supply to the heritage monument and areas around it.

ITANAGAR, Sept 24 – Unusual landslides have threatened the existence of the world famous Tawang Monastery in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China.

Environmentalists want a cap imposed on the number of visitors to the Taj Mahal, the epitome of Mughal heritage, citing concerns on the growing industrial and vehicular pollution threatening the eq

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.

Going ahead with its ambitious 'Clean India' campaign, the Tourism Ministry has roped in oil PSU ONGC to keep six major tourist sites, including Taj Mahal and Konark Temple clean and environment-fr

Environmentalists say project will affect monuments; move high court
Hyderabad, August 19