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Bapu Ghat in Hyderabad

By HIOC Team

You might be aware of Raj Ghat, the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in Delhi. We have a similar memorial here at Langar House – Bapu Ghat. It is a memorial building where Gandhiji’s ashes were immersed. It consists of a prayer hall, a library and a museum. »

Kushaiguda – Moulali Road Reopens After Three Years

By HIOC Team

The Kushaiguda – Moulali road has been opened to public use after a hiatus of three years. Going all this time was restoration work on Moulali Kaman, a 200-year-old heritage monument, leading to temporary closure of the Kushaiguda – Moulali road that goes across. The authorities finished off the work, thanks to the judicial... »

Top Honour Given to Taj Falaknuma Palace at Conde Nast Traveller Readers Awards (Asia and the Indian Subcontinent)

By HIOC Team

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, has bagged the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller Readers Awards for the second time in a row in the Overseas Leisure Hotels category. The Palace hotel, noted for its royal hospitality, ambiance, service and is also known as the ‘mirror of the sky’ won the first place at the awards ceremony... »

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.... »

Presidential Palace Open to Public Viewing

By HIOC Team

The Rashtrapati Nilayam at Bollarum is open for common people to visit from January 1 to 10. This decision comes in support of the various people-friendly initiatives proposed by the president Mrs. Prathibha Devisingh Patil. She visited the house recently to inaugurate the herbal garden in its premises. The garden consists of 116 varieties... »

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