Posts Tagged ‘restoration’

Elpidophoros Calls for “Restoration of Unity” at Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Archbishop Elpidophoros of the Americas addressed the Fall assembly of the United States Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops last week, calling for a “dialogue of love” between the two churches. Credit: GOARCH Archbishop Elpidophoros, the head of all Greek Orthodox in the Americas, called for a “restoration of unity” and a “dialogue of love” between […]

Historical sabat in Meybod undergoes urgent restoration

Historical sabat in Meybod undergoes urgent restoration – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A historical sabat in the ancient town of Meybod, central Yazd province, has undergone urgent restoration, Meybod’s tourism chief has announced. Due to the recent rains in Meybod and the destruction of parts of this sabat, urgent restoration was undertaken in order to prevent […]

More on the Restoration of Inter-Korean Lines of Communication

In our previous piece on inter-Korean relations, we touched on Kim Yoo-jung’s remark that in case of “maintaining impartiality and respect for each other”, both the restoration of the North-South bureau and the inter-Korean summit could be discussed constructively. “The end of the war will also be proclaimed in due course.” During this time, North […]

Encroaching a wetland in the name of rejuvenation! Sukhatal Lake restoration project tells the story

Instead of restoring the degraded Sukhatal, developmental authorities are converting the alive wetland into a dead swimming pool, thereby killing its wetland status forever and creating deadly repercussions for the Nainital Town. Source Vishal Singh A wetland restoration project is expected to repair a degraded wetland back to its original and healthy condition. For this, […]

Restoration Work Finally Set to Begin on Notre Dame Cathedral

The great Catholic cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, literally, “Our Lady of Paris” is a historically celebrated 12th-century monument, which was already in urgent need of expensive repairs in the 21st century. Things came to a head in 2019, when a fire broke out in the attic beneath the cathedral’s roof, causing extensive damage to […]

Notre Dame Restoration Ready to Start as Safety Work Completed

PARIS–Work to shore up the Notre-Dame de Paris has been finished, allowing restoration to start at the cathedral two years after a fire destroyed the attic and sent its spire crashing through the vaults below, officials said on Saturday. Soon after the April 2019 blaze, President Emmanuel Macron said the cathedral—which dates back to the […]

Restoration begins on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in central Iran

Restoration begins on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in central Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- A restoration project has been commenced on Dolat-Abad Caravanserai in Farahan county, central Markazi province, the provincial tourism chief has announced. The caravanserai, which has been [temporary] ceded to the private sector, will be restored and revived so as to become a [profitable] tourism […]

Egypt Opens Ancient Tomb of King Djoser After Restoration

A path leads to the entrance of the southern cemetery of King Djoser, after its restoration, near the famed Step Pyramid, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 14, 2021. (Nariman El-Mofty/AP Photo) SAQQARA, Egypt—Egypt on Tuesday showcased an ancient tomb structure belonging to the cemetery complex of King Djoser, a pharaoh who lived […]

Safavid-era caravanserai to undergo restoration

TEHRAN – Deh-Kohneh Caravanserai, a Safavid-era (1501-1736) roadside inn located in Kamaraj village of Fars province, has been projected to be restored by a team of cultural heritage restorers, a local tourism chief said on Sunday.  “A budget of 18 billion rials ($428,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) has been […]

Safavid-era fortress undergoes restoration

Safavid-era fortress undergoes restoration – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Paskuh Fortress in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province has undergone some rehabilitation works, the deputy provincial tourism said on Tuesday.  A budget of 700 million rials (about $17,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) has been invested in the project, Majid Kolanuri said.  The […]

Tamils in Sri Lanka demand the restoration of their lost sovereignty

The Sinhala/Tamil relations and the ethnic conflict intensified immediately after the independence of the Island on February 04, 1948. The rise of Tamil nationalism is not entirely a new phenomenon but only resurgence. The institutionalization and entrenched structure  of genocide of Tamils since independence is the main cause of the conflict that caused the deaths […]

30 historical sites, monuments under restoration across Sistan-Baluchestan  

TEHRAN – Restoration work is currently underway on some 30 historical sites and monuments, which are dotted across the lesser-known Sistan-Baluchestan province. Historical houses, mansions, strongholds, castles, graveyards and windmills are amongst travel destinations being restored, ILNA quoted Mansoureh Molla-Elahi, the deputy provincial tourism chief, as saying on Tuesday. The collective province — Sistan in […]

New Masked Carving in St Albans Cathedral Restoration is Distasteful

St Albans Cathedral in Hertfordshire is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain and work to restore its rare medieval shrine has just been completed. But the addition of a new carving wearing a face mask is both tacky and distasteful and is akin to the masked Santa and Easter Bunny merchandise and […]

Qajar-era public bathhouse undergoes restoration

TEHRAN – Hammam-e Asgari, the Qajar-era (1789–1925) public bathhouse in the city of Bojnurd, northeastern province of North Khorasan, has undergone some rehabilitation works, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said.  With an area of 305 square meters, the aging structure is located inside Sabzeh Meidan historical complex near a caravanserai, Ali Mostofian announced on […]

Biden Administration Announces Restoration Of Relations With Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday it was restoring relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees, a reversal of the Trump administration’s cutoff and a key element of its new support for a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Acting U.S. Ambassador Richard […]

Waqf properties to undergo restoration in southern Iran 

TEHRAN –Several historical mortmain properties in the southern province of Fars will be restored in near future, an official with the province’s Endowments and Charity Affairs Organization has announced.  Most of the cisterns, mansions, caravanserais, mosques, and even shops scattered across the province are part of its religious endowments (waqf), Saeid Sharifi said on Saturday.  […]

2021 Preview: Israel Awaits Restoration and Transformation

We wait. Israelis wait. What for? We wait for COVID-19 vaccinations to begin — hopefully as soon as next week. The prime minister of Israel is slated to take the first shot on Saturday night, live for everyone to watch. We also wait for a third lockdown. I know, it’s quite absurd to discuss a […]

Medieval Church Restoration Project Sidelined By Truck Park Takeover

A historic English medieval church site has been overtaken by a Brexit overflow lorry park and plans to restore the Grade-1 sacred site have been scrapped, in a controversial government move. Sevington is a contiguous suburb of Ashford in Kent County, England, and while it was originally a very small rural village it developed into […]

Restoration work exposes ancient brick flooring in garden

TEHRAN – Segments of an ancient brick flooring have been unearthed in a restoration project at the Golestan Garden of Khorramabad, western Iran. The Persian garden is situated adjacent to the Sassanid-era Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress in Lorestan province. “Parts of an old brick flooring have been discovered during the restoration work on the on the boundaries […]

Omar Khayyam’s mausoleum undergoes restoration work

TEHRAN – A rehabilitation project has recently been commenced on the mausoleum of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), who was a legendry Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet. A budget of four billion rials (about $95,000 at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to the project, Neyshabur’s tourism chief Mohammad-Esmaeil Etemadi Moqaddam said on Thursday.  […]

OTI Condemns ‘Unhinged’ FCC, Urges Restoration Of Net Neutrality

Above photo: Protesters, like these in Chicago, came out in force to support Obama-era net neutrality regulations. But the Republican-­majority FCC repealed the rules on December 14. Scott Olson/Getty Images. Washington, DC – On October 27, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to reaffirm its 2017 repeal of net neutrality. The vote is a response […]

Iran says US has no right to demand restoration of sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s foreign minister in a letter to the UN Security Council said the US has no right to demand the restoration of UN sanctions against Iran, the Foreign Ministry’s website said Friday. Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US lost the right to make demands in 2018 when it withdrew from the nuclear […]

VIDEO: The Catholic Restoration – Chartres Pilgrimage 2018

With the veil’s fabric tested by scientists in modern times and its movement meticulously tracked by historians down through the ages, there can be little doubt as to its authenticity. Chartres’s crypt—the first cathedral- was expanded specifically as a reliquary for the veil of the Mother of God. But atypically, there are no graves in that crypt—no tombs, no […]

Israel prevents restoration works at Al-Aqsa

The Israeli authorities have prevented official workers at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque from undertaking any restoration work inside the mosque compound. “Israeli police forced their way into the office of the Al-Aqsa reconstruction committee and warned engineers against carrying out any mosaic work or restoring the Dome of the Rock’s wooden ceiling,” the spokesperson of Jerusalem’s […]

Restoration Of Net Neutrality Rules Hits Key Milestone In Senate

Restoration Of Net Neutrality Rules Hits Key Milestone In Senate Above Photo: US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Getty | Tetra Images | Henryk Sadura Note: On January 9th, Senator Ed Markey reports that 43 senators have signed on to co-sponsor the CRA vote to block the FCC’s rule undermining net neutrality and pass a Resolution of […]

Restoration of Aleppo is in Full Play

According to Inside Syria Media Center military correspondence on the ground, Aleppo, the largest Syrian city is beginning to come back to peaceful life. Just in December a number of districts of the city were held by terrorists, who were destroying urban infrastructure and keeping entire region in fear. However after eight month of the […]

Scientists Discover Instinctual “Reptilian” Region of the Brain Directly Linked to Compassion and Happiness

18th May 2016 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World We’ve all had those kinds of days where everything seems to go wrong. You’re running late, and hit every single stoplight from home to work. Kids are uncooperative. You forget your phone (and wallet). You spill coffee down the front your shirt. And so […]

‘Inconsistency & cowardice’: German activists decry Merkel’s collaboration with ‘despot Erdogan’

Gathered outside the seat of the Chancellor, demonstrators wielding Kurdish flags and banners were addressed by Bruno Kramm, the head of the Berlin branch of Germany’s Pirate Party. “Human rights, Mrs Merkel, are not up for negotiation. We are angry because you appoint a dictator as an accomplice due to your own lack of ideas, […]

Iran Intl Enviro Exhibition Fair to host 33 foreign firms

The 15th Iran International Environment Exhibition will be held from Feb. 28 to Mar. 03 in Tehran International Permanent Fairground, coinciding with 8th edition of Iran International Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Exhibition. The exposition will be attended by 33 foreign companies from 20 states who will present latest findings in the fields of preservation […]

‘Trumped-up, brazen’: Lavrov slams accusation that Putin is corrupt in phone call with Kerry

Lavrov described the American claims as “trumped-up and brazen” in his phone call with the US Secretary of State on Friday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. The Russian FM “stressed that the blame for delicately fanning tensions in bilateral relations lies fully with Washington,” it added. According to the ministry, the phone conversation, in which Lavrov […]

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