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‘Green Archaeology’ Gets The Thumbs Up in India

A pioneering project in Kerala aims to make excavation sites into eco-friendly heritage zones by supplying cycles to researchers, residents and tourists. The coastal state of Kerala has launched a new initiative that will limit motor vehicles in archaeological sites, promote by the use of cycles and create alternate living practices. ‘Green Archaeology’, as the… Read More ›

India Heritage Walk Series: Fort Cochin

In the southern Indian state of Kerala, a heritage town with a continuous colonial history of seven centuries of Portuguese, Dutch and British rule, historians and tour guides come together to make understanding the town better through walking. According to historians, a devastating flood in 1341 wiped out the legendary port of Muziris, the hub… Read More ›

More Skywalks planned for Kochi city

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/more-foot-overbridges-in-kochi/article5218803.ece Staff Reporter, The Hindu The National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC) has recommended skywalks or foot overbridges in multiple points in the city. The recommendations find a place in a report on the pedestrian friendly urban public transport for Kochi drawn up by NATPAC at the instance of the State Town Planning Department…. Read More ›

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