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Charminar, Golconda Fort To Re-Open For Visitors From July 6: ASI

Hyderabad: Historic Charminar and Golconda Fort, the two major tourist attractions in Hyderabad, will be re-opened from July 6. Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials said not more than 2,000 visitors would be allowed at the centrally protected monuments every day. The entry tickets for visitors will be sold online. There will be no physical […]

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Why police flag-march only at Charminar, asks Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday wondered why police were conducting flag-marches only at Charminar. “Why only at Charminar, why not in front of Secunderabad Railway Station or at Hi Tech City, maybe in front of a US Software company?,” tweeted Owaisi in reply to a post from Hyderabad City Police’s […]

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MakeMyTrip, ASI partner for online ticketing for 116 heritage sites

New Delhi: In a bid to promote India as a heritage tourism destination, online travel company MakeMyTrip Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for convenient and hassle-free online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across India, MakeMyTrip announced in a statement on Monday. The agreement, […]

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Unseasonal rains damage iconic Charminar

Hyderabad: Charminar, the symbol of Hyderabad, has suffered damage as a piece of lime stucco work on one of its minarets fell down following unseasonal rains, officials said on Thursday. A portion of the stucco work detached from the granite slab on the minaret facing Mecca Masjid side and fell off late on Wednesday, sending panic […]

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All 5 accused in Makkah Masjid blast acquitted

Hyderabad: Eleven years after a powerful explosion killed nine people and injured over 50 during Friday prayers near the iconic Charminar here, a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here on Monday acquitted all five accused in the Makkah Masjid case. A lawyer for one of the accused told reporters outside the Nampally criminal court complex […]

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