Old classics are national heritage, should be restored: Farooque Sheikh

Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his ‘Chashme Buddoor’.

Centuries old `tilted` temple restored by INTACH

A nearly 400-year-old temple near Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, which was standing tilted for more than 100 years, was rebuilt by the INTACH.

Australia urges Fiji to restore democracy

Australia said Fiji`s announcement that it would lift emergency laws was a "first step" but urged the Pacific state to restore democracy soon.

China to restore protective eaves to ancient Buddhist grottoes

Yungang Buddhist Grottoes is a world
heritage site in northern Shanxi Province.

PM announces Rs 95 crore grant to restore Tagore’s Visva-Bharati

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged people to imbibe the ideals laid down by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and "rise above the desert sands of dreary habits". On the poet-philosopher`s 150th birth anniversary, he also announced a Rs 95 crore grant to restore Visva-Bharati.

Mehbooba seeks PM`s intervention in restoring civil liberties

Opposition People`s Democratic Party
on Friday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention in
restoring "civil liberties" of the people of Jammu and
Kashmir, especially the youth.

Omar briefs Governor about steps taken to restore normalcy

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah on Thursday called on the Governor N N Vohra here and
briefed him about the measures being taken to restore normalcy
in the Valley.

Court restores `secularism` in Bangla constitution

In a far-reaching move, Bangladesh`s SC has restored `secularism` in the country`s constitution. It has also denounced the declaration of martial law in the past and sought safeguards to end "extra-constitutional adventures".

Shut down enforced to restore Nepal as Hindu state

Normal life in Nepal`s western
districts was disrupted on Tuesday as a lesser known Hindu
organisation enforced a two-day shut down in support of its
demand to restore the country as a Hindu state.

Egypt`s opposition vows to restore usurped rights

Egypt`s banned opposition group
Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to work with national forces to
restore the `usurped rights and freedom` of the Egyptian
people and usher in electoral reforms.

Sibal restores discretionary admission quota of MPs in KVs

Faced with stiff opposition
from MPs, the government has restored the discretionary quota
of Parliamentarians for recommending two candidates each for
admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas, a privilege scrapped two
months ago.

NPA restored for govt doctors in Nagaland

The Nagaland government has approved
non-practicing allowance (NPA) to government doctors but
resolved to take disciplinary action if any one was found
to be practising in private while simultaneously enjoying the

Desperate Honduran leaders vow to restore civil liberties

The coup-installed president of Honduras backed down Monday from an escalating standoff with protesters and suggested he would restore civil liberties and reopen dissident television and radio stations by the end of the week.

Korean neighbours restore military hotline

North and South Korea Wednesday restored a military hotline in the west of the peninsula, officials said, in the latest sign of easing relations after months of tension.

Moon mission formally called off

ISRO chief Madhavan Nair has formally called off the Chandrayaan-I mission.