Restore

  • Godzilla stomps back in 4K, wires intact August 27, 2014

    Tokyo: At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. The effort with "4K" technology is carefully removing scratches and discoloration from the films and also unearthing hidden information on the reel-to-reel. Experts...
  • Delhi: Mehrauli Park to be restored June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has decided to restore the 'Mehrauli Archaeological Park' (MAP) at Mehrauli village in order to attract the tourists coming to Qutab Minar. Spread over an area of 199 acres, the park is abutting the World Heritage site of Qutab Minar, with Quli Khan Tomb and its...
  • Kedarnath temple committee unhappy with ASI restoration work June 16, 2014

    The Kedarnath temple committee has expressed dissatisfaction over the restoration work being carried out by ASI at the shrine which was damaged in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, but the government agency has squarely rejected these claims. Ganesh Godiyal, president of Badri Kedar Temple Committee, has said that the Archaeological...
  • Second phase of restoration work begins at Kedarnath: Harish Rawat June 9, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday said the second phase of restoration works at Kedarnath, which had suffered huge destruction due to the last year's floods, has begun. Chairing a meeting with National Disaster Management Authority officials in Dehradun, Mr Rawat said timely start of the annual pilgrimage to the...
  • Construction on restoring Shankaracharya's samadhi to begin in June April 11, 2014

    Work on restoration of Adi Guru Shankaracharya's Samadhi near Kedarnath shrine, which had witnessed a massive devastation in flash floods last year, will begin on June 15 this year. Soil from different places visited by Shankaracharya in his lifetime will be used in the restoration work, an official statement said, on...
  • Aligarh Muslim University art gallery restored after 80 years March 21, 2014

    More than 60 artists are displaying their work at the Aligarh Muslim University art gallery which has been restored after nearly 80 years. AMU Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah said the gallery, with its ornate architecture, spacious capacity and beautiful ambience, would inspire young and upcoming artists to...
  • Watch: Humayun's Tomb wears a new look after a massive restoration project September 25, 2013

    The iconic Humayun's Tomb in the national capital wears a new look after a massive restoration project that took six years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh revealed the new-look Humayun's Tomb last week. ...
  • Citizens unite to restore and revamp Jaisalmer June 28, 2013

    Jaisalmer: The majestic walkways of Jaisalmer's Sonar Quila that had shrunk under heaps of garbage after being used as community dump yard for years, the feedback from tourists was shattering for its residents. But all that changed in February this year. Now the fort is clean and inviting. Over 300...
  • Union cabinet approves Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The union cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission to conserve and restore the sites associated with the Father of the Nation. "The mission would be entrusted with the identification, collation and assessment of information on Gandhi heritage material for its management and deployment,"...
  • Israel and Turkey agree to restore diplomatic ties March 23, 2013

    Jerusalem: Israel and Turkey agreed to restore full diplomatic relations on Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized in a phone call for a deadly naval raid against a Gaza-bound international flotilla in a dramatic turnaround partly brokered by President Barack Obama. Joint interests between the two countries, including fears that...
  • Archives dept restoring burnt Mantralaya files July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Over 9,000 pages from 110 files belonging to the Revenue and Forest Department, which were burnt in the Mantralaya fire, are being dried out in the seminar hall of Worli Dairy since last week. This is being done with an attempt to retrieve and collect maximum clues about the files...
  • Mumbai: Rs 100 crore to repair Mantralaya June 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Last week’s fire burnt three whole floors of the secretariat building, but the expenses incurred in damage control is burning a hole in the taxpayers’ pocket, with the government deciding to claim Rs 100 crore of public funds to restore the building. The government is also spending quite a...
  • J&K CM Omar orders restoration of gutted shrine June 29, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has ordered immediate restoration of gutted Dastageer Sahib Shrine at Khanyar strictly as per its heritage characteristics. "The restoration of the revered Shrine should be strictly based on its heritage characteristics," Omar told the Waqaf Board at a high-level meeting convened to discuss...
  • Taj Mahal given mud-pack, gets allergy instead June 5, 2009

    Agra: The Taj Mahal has been damaged by the 'beauty treatment' it received - application of Multani mitti (Fuller's earth). It has ended up disfiguring the white marble structure, say local residents. Two years ago eminent historian R Nath had warned against mud pack therapy for the Taj. Now others confirm...
  • Old Leh is finally rising from the ruins July 2, 2007

    Leh (Ladakh): Eighty five-year-old Kadir is finally returning to his ancestral property - a 17-century Sofi House in Old Leh Town. Kadir had left the crumbling structure 25 years back and moved to Nubra in Ladakh. But thanks to the efforts of a group of conservationists and architects, the85-year-old...
  • Bring back old works of art to life June 16, 2007

    If you own works of art that are worn out or even has pieces falling apart, fret not because a restorer is always at hand. However restoration treatment differs depending on what one owns. ...
  • Saving Srinagar's old-world charm November 4, 2006

    Srinagar: Heritage buildings in Kashmir are examples of a unique combination of Mughal, Persian and Kashmiri architectural influences. However, due to poor maintenance, most such buildings in the state are losing their beauty. But that may not be the case anymore. In the city, Jalali mansion is perhaps the only remaining...