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City Monuments to be Nominated for UNESCO’s Heritage Tag in 2013

By HIOC Team

4 Aug 11: According to the reports from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), three Qutub Shahi monuments in the city, Golconda, Charminar and seven Tombs from the city will be considered by UNESCO for the world heritage tag only in the year 2013. For this, the UNESCO’s team will visit Hyderabad in September 2012.... »

Negligence Causes Threat to About 100 Heritage Structures in the City

By HIOC Team

30 Jul 11: According to the state archeology department and INTACH about 100 old heritage structures in the city are on the verge of collapse due to negligence and lack of conservation by archeology department. Majority of these monuments are either about 100 years old, some even date back to 200 years old and... »

HMDA Planning to Add 16 More Buildings to the City’s Heritage List

By HIOC Team

13 May 2011: To the already existing 150 heritage buildings and 20 odd rock formations in the city, HMDA is planning to include 16 more buildings to the city’s heritage list. The buildings which are to be notified by HMDA are Maniar Patt Masjid in Kutbiguda, a gate portion in Monda Market, an office... »

Qutub Shahi Tombs in the Race to Get Heritage Tag

By HIOC Team

After one year of serious efforts by conservation architects, historians, stake holders, tourism officials, the final report for addition of Qutub Shahi tombs, Charminar and Golconda to the list of “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO is made ready. State Government had taken this responsibility, as a measure to make Hyderabad as one of the... »

Controversial Construction beside Historic Jubilee Hall

By HIOC Team

A 5 storied building being constructed right next to the 97-year old heritage monument Jubilee hall. This building is being constructed in gross violation of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act which says that constructions should be atleast 30 metres away from any archaeological monuments. Sources claim that the building has... »

HMDA To Impose Strict Action Against Damage Of Heritage Zones Of Hyderabad

By correspondent

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) announced 152 heritage buildings in twin cities. It also warned that it will take both civil and criminal actions against persons who spoil the structures. Heritage Conservation Committee (HCC) requested the the GHMC officials to relieve heritage buildings from property tax study. It will allow the owners of... »

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