Category Archives: Heritage

Chandigarh, a heritage city, says Dr Bhatti

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 21 On account of its historic merit and Le Corbusier’s world stature, Chandigarh has become a global heritage city and the Mecca of modern urbanisation, where architects and planners from all over the world come … Continue reading

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Chennai, once known as Chennappanaikan, turns 372

Chennai, August 21 From a humble birth as one of the early settlements of the British East India Company in the 17th century, Chennai has grown into a vibrant metropolis retaining its cultural moorings as it celebrates its 372nd founding … Continue reading

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Submerged buildings

by Harish Dhillon When the Aswan High Dam was under construction, the fact that a number of exquisite, ancient Egyptian temples would be submerged, aroused universal condemnation. Funds were raised to save the temples through relocation. We watched with fascination … Continue reading

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Destroying Heritage Buildings

High Court issues notice to state Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 9 If allegations in a petition filed in public interest against “demolishing or tampering with heritage buildings of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation complex are to be believed, the government … Continue reading

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Ranjit Singh’s birthplace in Pak now a police lockup

Cong MP wants Centre to take up issue with Pak Prabhjot Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The birthplace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at the Subzi Mandi in Gujranwala district in Pakistan is now a police station and the … Continue reading

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