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  • Young Indian architect named 'leader of tomorrow' by Time magazine September 20, 2014

    New York: A 28yearold Indian architect has been named "young leader of tomorrow" by Time magazine for his pioneering work in designing affordable floodproof houses for slum dwellers. Alok Shetty is among "leaders of tomorrow" who are "working hard to change their worlds on Saturday," Time said as it named six...
  • Keep majoritarianism, authoritarianism at bay: Sonia Gandhi May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Keeping majoritarianism and and authoritarianism at bay is the best means of managing India's extraordinary diversity and holding the country together, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said. Quoting Jawaharlal Nehru in her article "Architect of Modern India" on '50 Years After Nehru' in 'The Week' magazine, she said that...
  • Gujarat architect dissuading people in Varanasi to vote for Modi April 1, 2014

    Varanasi: A 29-year-old architect from Gujarat, who says that his wife had committed suicide inside Chief Minister Narendra Modi's office after being "harassed" by the government and police, is camping here to "dissuade" people against voting for BJP's prime ministerial candidate. However, BJP on Tuesday "questioned" his motive and asked for...
  • Kohler Bold Art: A celebration of Art and design February 9, 2014

    Kohler has been a world leader in the kitchen and bath industry. All the products that come out of Kohler's table have a strong design and aesthetics aspect to them. The company has been strongly associated with designers and art for the past 140 years. On the show, Kohler Bold...
  • Watch: Bold Art evening by Kohler India February 2, 2014

    Kolher bold art in this show attempts to facilitate a conversation between leader designers and architects in India. ...
  • Snoopgate: Centre orders probe, BJP calls it political vendetta December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod for setting up a commission of inquiry to look into the snooping allegations against the Gujarat government over the alleged illegal surveillance of an architect. The Cabinet decision comes after a series of revelations by two investigative web portals alleging...
  • Architects of change who shaped the future of India December 15, 2013

    On the show this week, meet the new builders of India, Prashant Solomon, the managing director of Chintels and Rahul Gaur, CMD, BRYS Group, who are leading the realty revolution in the country. ...
  • Architects of change: 'Real estate sector has drastically changed' December 2, 2013

    Over the last two decades the Indian real estate sector has gone from being disorganised, fragmented and poorly governed to an organised, transparent industry with global standards, that caters to every need and range. Not only that the sector has favourably contributed to the economy, created jobs, and spaces that...
  • Death toll in Thane garment factory building collapse rises to 6 July 5, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to six while 26 people have been injured. The 2storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. The police has arrested the architect of the building but five others remain absconding. The Rescue operations...
  • Google doodles Antoni Gaudi's 161st birthday June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 161st birthday of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, Google has come up with a doodle, which shows his significant works. Born on June 25, 1852, Antoni Gaudi came up with new techniques in the treatment of materials, such as trencadis, made of waste ceramic pieces. His...
  • Shehla Masood murder: CBI may question BJP MLA February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to question a senior BJP MLA of Madhya Pradesh next week in connection with his alleged association with Shehla Masood murder accused Zahida Parvez and his alleged role in the murder conspiracy. CBI sources said the agency is awaiting report of Central Forensic Science...
  • Shehla murder: CBI opposes transfer of trial to Bhopal June 11, 2012

    Indore: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday opposed in a special court a plea seeking transfer of the murder trial of activist Shehla Masood to Bhopal on the ground that the crime took place there. "As per section 14 of subsection 3 of CrPC, as the special court lies...
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday doodle March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The doodle on March 27 is the 27th Google doodle in the month of March. This marks the 126th birth anniversary of the Germanborn American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Popularly known as Ludwig Mies, he was born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies on March 27, 1886 in Aachen,...
  • CBI arrests 4 in Shehla Masood murder case February 28, 2012

    Bhopal: Six months after she was found dead outside her residence in Bhopal, the CBI claims to have cracked the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood. An interior designer, Zahida Pervez, and 4 others have been arrested for the murder. But strangely, the CBI is silent on the motive. Masood was...
  • Young Indian Leaders: Saving Kashmir's heritage July 2, 2011

    Srinagar: Kasmir Young Indian Leaders, the award, now in its second year, recognises young men and women who have charted their own destiny. Saima Iqbal, a conservation architect, working tirelessly to restore the cultural sanctity of the Kashmir valley. It's like paying a longstanding debt to the fabled Nishat garden, one...
  • Delhi fashion designer, architect drown in Bhakra dam July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Hoshiarpur district police have launched a search for the bodies of a young couple who committed suicide by jumping into the waters of the Bhakra Nangal Dam. The duo comprising of Anjali a fashion designer and Tarun an architect are from Delhi. The Punjab Police have recovered their...
  • Architect Utzon dead, Sydney Opera House to darken November 30, 2008

    Sydney: The distinctive white sails of the Sydney Opera House will darken Sunday to mourn the death of Joern Utzon, the creative mind behind the globally known landmark. Danish architect Joern Utzon who designed the iconic Sydney Opera House has died, Saturday, November29, 2008. He was 90. Utzon's son Kim...
  • Mohanlal, Jackie Chan to act together in Nair San August 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Two times national award winning Malayalam superstar Mohanlal was in the Capital for the screening of his forthcoming film Akashagopuram. Directed by P Kumaran, the film will release on August 22. Based on a play titled, The Master Builder, originally written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen back in 1892, the...
  • Compilation of Mario Miranda's best cartoons released July 21, 2008

    Panaji: India's renowned international cartoonist Mario Miranda's biggest collection book was released in Goa in the presence of his friends and family. The 83yearold cartoonists book, which is a compilation of his best work, is titled Mario Da Miranda. The book has been published by Architect Anonymous, which is headed...
  • Architect claims to solve pyramid secret April 3, 2007

    Paris: A French architect claimed to have uncovered the mystery about how Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu was built with use of a spiral ramp to hoist huge stone blocks into place on Friday. The construction of the Great Pyramid 4,500 years ago by Khufu, a ruler also known as...