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After PMO’s intervention, ASI allots Rs 45 lakh for restoration of Dwarkadhish temple

Raju Dhruv, vice chairman of GPYVB, wrote a letter to the director general of ASI in August this year after a visit to Dwarkadhis temple and Rukshmani temple, also located near Dwarka.

IUCAA to play a vital role in ISRO’s Astrosat

AS had arranged a talk session with scientists involved in creation and maintenance of Astrosat, which was launched in PSLV-C30.

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Vedic chronology based on astronomy to be include in curriculum: Seminar

The resolution was adopted at the concluding session of the national seminar on Vedic chronology, conducted by DU’s Sanskrit dept.

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Delhi University seminar on vedas: ‘Aryan invasion never happened, Vedic civilisation much older’

Former Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official B R Mani claimed that the Vedic period existed in four phases, between approximately 7500 BC and 1800 BC.

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British-era chandelier at the Taj Mahal crashes, ASI orders probe

The six-feet high and four-feet wide chandelier, gifted by Lord Curzon and installed at the Royal Gate of Taj Mahal in 1905, fell down on Wednesday.


Taj Mahal’s Independence Day twitter debut stuck, no ASI nod for launch yet

The ASI of Agra Circle has denied permission to hold the mega event for the launch due to use of drone cameras on Taj Mahal and has referred the matter to its headquarters in New Delhi, which is yet to respond.


Archaeological Sciences: ASI inks pact with IIT-GN

This MoU was signed at a short-term course-cum-workshop on History, Science and Technology of Stone Beads, that saw the ASI send an entire batch of its students to take part in the workshop.

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90% of 150 less-known monuments encroached upon

Majority of these buildings are in a bad shape.

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Murder convict escapes from Safdarjung hospital

A case under Sections 223 & 224 of IPC was registered against him for escaping from custody, said a police officer.

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HC directs DM, ASI to unlock Imambaras; Jawwad throws challenge: ‘won’t happen’

Two Imambaras have remained shut since June 5 when protesters led by Jawwad, demanded sacking of Shia Central Board.

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World heritage day: Rare baoli photos go on display today

Meanwhile, DMRC is organising a Heritage Walk in the Walled City for its employees on Saturday morning.


Archaeology dept has teeth but can’t bite

Buildings blatantly violate ancient monuments protection and preservation norms even as AMC passes the buck

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ASI red flags school for illegal construction near Humayun’s Tomb

The school, however, said it is only increasing the height of the boundary wall so that students don’t jump over.


ASI served Rs 2 crore water bill for Red Fort

According to sources in the DJB, the ASI had not paid water charges of Rs 96 lakh.

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Toxic lake: Court asks DDA to provide maps of water body

The court has also issued notice to the AASI, SDMC and DPCC .