Legal Battle Over Claims Of Nizam's King Kothi Palace: Hyderabad
The last Nizam of Hyderabad and the great-grandson of Mir Osman Ali Khan, Himayat Ali Mirza said to have a legal battle to protect the last heritage symbol of Nizam's, the King Kothi Palace in Hyderabad. On April 24, he said to file a petition in the HC over the ownership of the palace. He also demanded a CBI probe over the ownership, claimed by more than two real-estate firms.
Tags: Nizams, Heritage, Hyderabad, Telangana HC, Mir Osman Ali Khan
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Australia To Build Landmark Centre Of Historical Importance Worth $228 Million
After years of conflict, Ngurra will be built on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. It will include a national resting place for indigenous remains and a new home for the government-backed body, AIATSIS. Ngurra will encompass Parliament House, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the High Court, the National Gallery of Australia, and the National Portrait Gallery. Notably, the project received a mixed… read-more
Tags: Art and Culture, Australia, cultural site, construction, Heritage
Courtesy: The Art Newspaper
India's First Maritime Heritage In Gujarat; Focuses On Edutainment
Gujarat has developed the National Maritime Complex near Archaeological Survey of India. Focusing upon edutainment (education with entertainment), the tourist attraction would enlighten people with maritime heritage of India from the ancient time to the modern times. However, the International tourist spot will be covering Heritage Park, Heritage Museum, Lighthouse Museum,etc. Emphasising upon the new tourist attraction, Union Culture and… read-more
Tags: Travel, museum, Parks, Heritage
Courtesy: Times Of India
Delhi HC To Hear Suit On Restoring Temples At Qutub Minar Complex
The Delhi High Court will hear a case on December 24 considering the restoration of 27 Hindu and Jain temples in the Qutub Minar complex. Reportedly, a plea was filed on behalf of Lord Vishnu and Tirthankar Lord Rishab Dev by three advocates on 'next friend' basis. The suit has sought restoration under Article 25 and 26 of Indian Constitution which offers Right to Religion and demands to create a trust.
Tags: Qutub Minar, Religion, Heritage, Culture, temples, Mosques