On conserving some historic gardens and landscapes of Delhi.

The built heritage of Delhi is more commonly defined both by experts and lay people by its historic buildings. What it eludes in the process is, of course, the city’s considerable landscape heritage, both constructed and natural. Examples of the constructed landscape heritage would include the extant Moghul Gardens, such as the Safdarjung Tomb Garden, Shalimar Bagh among others, and examples of the natural landscapes would be the Ridge and the River Yamuna. Both need to be conserved for the same reasons we invoke to conserve the heritage buildings; but they are not.

At one level the problem is related

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Documenting urban open spaces heritage.

Various typologies of public spaces in the city of Delhi were documented by the First Year students of Department of Landscape Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi with objective to study the spatial organization, relationship to the city and various landscape aspects. The study was guided by Prof. Rommel Mehta, Minesh Parikh, Jasleen Waraich, Nandini Rewari and Pankaj Jain.

AJMAL KHAN PARK.

The Ajmal Khan Park is located at Karol Bagh — a northwestern part of Delhi. This park was named in honor of Hakim Ajmal Khan, a former President of the Indian National Congress and a founder

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India is a training mock earthquake

India is a training mock earthquake Facts

February 15, 2012 in New Delhi hosted a two-hour driving event, during which a number of simulated situations as overpass collapse, cracks in the columns in the subway, the destruction of hospitals and the collapse of houses, the potential for an earthquake of magnitude 7.

New Delhi is among the 30 cities in India which are located in one of the most dangerous seismic zones. In March 1999, during the 6.8 earthquake caused a tectonic shift in the seismic gap border between Nepal and India, was destroyed by a huge

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The situation in Delhi is heating up even more

May 25, 2013. In the metropolitan region of India continues to hold the record for the spring season, the heat that came down to Delhi last Saturday. According to weather forecasts, the peak of the heat will have on Friday, May 24, and the temperature will decline only next week.

Since May 26, the air masses coming to the Indian capital from the west, will supersede the dominant anticyclone over the region and will moderate the intensity of the horizontal displacement of hot air, reducing the maximum temperature by about two degrees. In the regional meteorological center of Delhi also

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India extends ban on plastic bags

India extends ban on plastic bags to save the planet

Guide Delhi to impose a complete ban on the use of plastic bags in the hope that it will help to cope with mountains of debris in and outside the city. Back in 2009, in the capital of India refused plastic bags whose thickness was less than 40 microns.

Under the new ban, residents of the capital have to forget about plastic bags and containers for magazines and greeting cards as well as garbage bags. Since the end of November 2012 completely banned their sale and production, and

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RAS prepare research papers for India (Moscow — New Delhi)

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Department of Science and Technology, India in January, opens in New Delhi Russian-Indian Scientific and Technological Centre.

It should help Indian scientists and businessmen who want to cooperate with Russian colleagues. Such a center is already working in Moscow and provides legal, informational, and other non-profit support Russian and Indian scientific projects. Directs both centers combined collegial body from the Russian side it is coordinated by the Vice-President of Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Aldoshin, the Indian — Thirumalaachar Ramasamy, the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of India.

Centre plans to develop through

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No need to panic, gentlemen! Russian-Indian military-technical cooperation crisis does not threaten

Last week, two things happened. With a plus and a minus. Let’s start with the bad news. According to the Interfax-Military News Agency, citing sources in Delhi, the Ministry of Defence of India has decided to buy instead of Russian attack helicopters Mi-28N U.S. helicopters AH-64D Apache Longbow. The decision on the purchase of "Apache", says the agency has been made as a result of the tender for the supply of 22 military vehicles after the comparative trials of the two vehicles, conducted in late 2010.

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Antiship missile "BrahMos" became a symbol of Russian-Indian cooperation. Photo:

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Cold snap in northern India. Video

Weather

3.01.11.Rezkoe cold snap in northern India, according to some, has killed more than 20 people.

The capital, Delhi, and the Indian-administered Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh have suffered from the cold the most.

In Leh (Kashmir), the air temperature dropped below a Sunday — 23 degrees Celsius.

In Delhi this winter — one of the coldest for years, resulting in a dense fog is observed disruptions in air communication.

On Sunday in Delhi arrow thermometer fell to — 8.

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RAS prepare research papers for India (Moscow — New Delhi)

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Department of Science and Technology, India in January, opens in New Delhi Russian-Indian Scientific and Technological Centre.

It should help Indian scientists and businessmen who want to cooperate with Russian colleagues. Such a center is already working in Moscow and provides legal, informational, and other non-profit support Russian and Indian scientific projects. Directs both centers combined collegial body from the Russian side it is coordinated by the Vice-President of Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Aldoshin, the Indian — Thirumalaachar Ramasamy, the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of India.

Centre plans to develop through

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A small plane crashed in the residential areas in the suburbs of Delhi

Factors

26/05/2011, 7:25:48 Delhi small single-engine plane Pilatus PC-12 crashed last night on residential neighborhoods in Faridabad — a suburb of the Indian capital New Delhi. Crash occurred after the board lost contact with the control center at the airport in New Delhi.

As a result of the crash, killing at least 10 people — seven people on board, and troie residents of the affected area. Police Commissioner Faridabad P.K.Aggarval said "Xinhua" that another person was wounded, but the number of victims could rise.

The plane made a flight to Delhi from Patna and carried a sick patient in one

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